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Decision On Ebola Vaccine Pushed To August

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Geneva) -- It's going to take until at least August for an advisory board to decide if an Ebola vaccine should be widely distributed. The World Health Organization said today that the delay allows time to test the vaccine. A WHO spokesman said initial tests of the vaccine are encouraging. The decision will also depend…

U.S. And Cuba To Resume Diplomacy Talks

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- U.S. and Cuban officials meet in Washington today for more talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations. Cuba is expected to press the U.S. to remove the communist country from its terrorism list as a condition to diplomatic ties being offically restored. A State Department official said Wednesday that the Obama administration is…

U.S. Military Ending Ebola Mission In Liberia

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Undated) -- The U.S. military is ending its mission to battle Ebola in LIberia. That means American troops will no longer be building Ebola treatment facilities in the West African nation, although about 100 troops will remain in the country to monitor the often deadly disease. America's gradual departure from what had been the epicenter…

Parents Of Slain Hostage Critical Of U.S. Handling

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Tempe, AZ) -- The parents of murdered journalist James Foley are speaking up about how the U.S. handles terrorist abductions. Diane and John Foley spoke at the University of Arizona Thursday as part of a panel discussion about the dangers facing journalists. They were critical of the U.S. response to their son's abduction by ISIS…

Federal Jury Convicts Saudi Man Linked To 1998 Embassy Bombings

Posted On February 26, 2015

(New York, NY) -- A Saudi man faces life in prison after a U.S. federal jury convicted him today for his role in the 1998 U.S Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. The jury deliberated more than two days and convicted Khalid al-Fawwaz on all four conspiracy counts he faced. Prosecutors described al-Fawwaz as one…