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Report: Body Found In Jerusalem May Be Missing American Student

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- Police in Jerusalem say a body found Wednesday may be that of a missing American student. The "Jerusalem Post" reports that police believe they have discovered the remains of Aaron Sofer who disappeared Friday while hiking a forest trail. The 23-year-old's parents had flown to Israel from their home in Lakewood, New Jersey…

Body Found In Jerusalem Is American Student

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- A body found in a Jerusalem Forest is that of a missing American student. Twenty-three-year old Aaron Sofer of New Jersey disappeared last Friday while hiking with a friend. Israeli police have not released any information on how Sofer died. His parents arrived in Israel over the weekend to help search for their…

CDC Employee Exposed To Ebola Back In U.S.

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Undated) -- A CDC employee who was exposed to Ebola in West Africa is back in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the unnamed health worker is not sick and has no Ebola symptoms. The CDC says the person does not pose an Ebola risk to family, friends, co-workers or the…

Ebola Death Toll Exceeds 1,500

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Geneva) -- The death toll in West Africa from the Ebola virus now exceeds 15-hundred people and the outbreak shows no signs of stopping. The World Health Organization says that means about half the people who've contracted the disease have died from it. The global health agency also reports more than 40-percent of the total…

Missing Malaysian Airliner Might Be Farther South

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Undated) -- The Malaysian airliner that's been missing for almost six months might be south of the last search area in the southern Indian Ocean. Australian officials report today that a failed satellite phone call to the jetliner suggests it could have turned south sooner than previously thought. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared from radar…