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Ebola Mortality Rates Up to 70 Percent; Obama Warns World 'Not Doing Enough'

The World Health Organization has said that mortality rates from the deadly Ebola outbreak spreading throughout West Africa have gone up to 70 percent, and there could be as many as 10,000 new cases recorded per week by the end of the year. President Barack Obama has warned that the world is "not doing enough" in terms of a response.

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Report: Islamic State Sells Yazidi Girls for $1,000, Yazidi Boys Forced to Train to Become ISIS Militants

A new report released Sunday provides more details on how Islamic State militants are inhumanly treating their captives of religious minority groups, more specifically the Yazidis. The report finds that militants are forcing preteens, teenagers and grown women into forced marriages and sex slavery, while forcing detained Yazidi men to convert to Islam and young Yazidi boys to train to become ISIS fighters.

Kim Jong Un Reappears in North Korea Photos, Walking With Cane

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly reappeared in public photos published by North Korean state media in an attempt to halt rumors regarding his whereabouts. Kim, who hadn't been seen in over a month and missed several important public dates, appeared to be walking with the aid of a cane in the new images.

International Donors' Pledge of $5.4 Billion to Rebuild Gaza Risky?

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At an international conference in Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday donors pledged $5.4 billion for the rehabilitation of the Gaza Strip, which recently suffered devastation in its conflict with Israel. But an obvious question was not addressed: will there be any supervision to ensure that the money reaches the people and not Hamas?