US warns Ebola could infect 1.4 million by 2015

September 24, 2014 in International

Washington (AFP) - The number of Ebola infections in Liberia and Sierra Leone could skyrocket to 1.4 million by January 2015, according to a worst-case scenario released by US health authorities Tuesday. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that Ebola cases in these...

Anchor drops f-bomb and quits

September 23, 2014 in International

[caption id="attachment_1005" align="alignleft" width="300"] Deborah Williams, spokeswoman for Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. (AP)[/caption] ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalisation of...

Obama: Ebola crisis ‘spiralling out of control’

September 17, 2014 in International

ATLANTA, United States (AFP) -- President Barack Obama issued a global call to action to fight West Africa's Ebola epidemic yesterday, warning the deadly outbreak was unprecedented and "spiralling out of control", threatening hundreds of thousands of people. Speaking as he unveiled a major new US...