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DHS: West Africa Travelers To Arrive At Five Airports

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Dulles, VA) -- Starting today, all travelers from West Africa must arrive in the U.S. at one of five designated airports that are equipped for enhanced Ebola screening. People coming from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have their temperature checked and are asked about possible exposure to Ebola at New York's JFK, Washington's Dulles, Chicago's…

ISIS Oil Worth $2M A Day

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Terrorist group ISIS is pulling in big money from the oil fields it now controls in Iraq and Syria. A new report from global analytics firm IHS estimates the militants stand to make 800-million dollars a year. Oil is the prime funding source for ISIS, and the reason it can supply itself with…

September Was Hottest Since 1880

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- It hasn't been this warm for a while. The latest figures from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show September was the hottest month globally since record-keeping started in 1880. The numbers were crunched by combining the average temperature on the surface of land and water. The average temperature for the planet…

French CEO Dies In Plane Crash

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Moscow) -- The CEO of French energy firm Total SA is dead. The executive known for his large mustache died after the plane he was riding in smashed into a snowplow driven by a drunk operator in Moscow. Christophe de Margerie and three crew members were killed in the late Monday crash. Russian authorities say…

Pistorius Sentenced To Five Years

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Pretoria, South Africa) -- Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius is heading to prison for up to five years for shooting his model girlfriend to death through a bathroom door. The South African double-amputee was convicted of culpable homicide last month for the 2013 death of Reeva Steenkamp. The judge also sentenced Pistorius to three years suspended…