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...

Patti LaBelle being sued

September 17, 2014 in International

HOUSTON (AP) – An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors yesterday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that...

Miss American crowned

September 15, 2014 in International

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America last night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant. Kazantsev received the...