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Panic on streets of Macedonia as Skopje rattled by 5.3 magnitude earthquake

Windows were shattered and cracks appeared in walls when the quake struck, at a depth of around 10km, just two kilometres to the north-easy of the city. Photos posted on social media show minor damage, including shattered roof tiles, and spooked residents gathered outside their homes.  Shop floors were also covered in items as the quake caused shelves to sway ...

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Ebola panic is getting pretty racist

The first time a reporter asked a CDC representative whether Thomas Duncan — the first patient to receive an Ebola diagnosis in the US — was an American citizen, the question seemed pretty tame. One could excuse it as a general inquiry about the Duncan’s nationality during the first press conference announcing his diagnosis. But after the CDC declined to answer, ...

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