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Enrique Pena Nieta Addresses Legislature

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Sacramento, CA) -- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is praising California and Governor Brown for approving immigrant friendly laws. In a speech to the legislature yesterday, Pena Nieto said the state is taking a leading role in the absence of national immigration reform. Outside about 150 protestors gathered waving American flags and calling for the…

U.S., China Military Meet Over Fighter Jet Intercept

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Undated) -- American and Chinese military officials are meeting at the Pentagon today over a Chinese fighter jet's intercept of a U.S. Navy patrol plane. U.S. officials say a Chinese fighter pilot flew dangerously close to the Navy plane in international airspace last week. The Pentagon says, at one point, the Chinese jet flew wingtip-to-wingtip…

CDC: Ebola Outbreak Worse Than Expected

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is worse than expected. Doctor Thomas Frieden is in Liberia to evaluate the situation. Frieden said in a phone interview that health officials never have seen anything on this scale before and that the…

Accused Serial Killer Seeking Deportation

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Flint, MI) -- An alleged serial killer wants to be deported to his native Israel to face trial on charges of attempted murder. Elias Abuelazam was convicted of murder in Michigan in 2013. He is accused of killing two other people and trying to murder six more. However, Abuelazam has filed a federal lawsuit seeking…

WHO Worker Infected With Ebola To Be Treated In Germany

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Undated) -- A World Health Organization worker infected with Ebola will be flown to Germany for treatment. The WHO says the epidemic specialist from Senegal contracted the often fatal disease while working in Sierra Leone. Ebola has killed more than a thousand people in West Africa this summer. At least 120 health care workers have…