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  • DUBAI, Aug 17 (Reuters) – A Nigerian woman with cancer who died in the Emirati capital had shown signs “that may be consistent with Ebola”, the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi said on Sunday. Source:
  • NANJING, China, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Australian triathlete Brittany Dutton won the first gold of the Youth Olympics as competition kicked-off on Sunday without Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria who withdrew because of the Ebola outbreak in Africa. Source:
  • MONROVIA, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Health care workers in Liberia have administered three doses of the rare, experimental drug ZMapp to three doctors suffering from Ebola, two medical workers in Monrovia told Reuters. Source:
  • CONAKRY, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Guinea said on Saturday it will reopen an Ebola clinic in its remote southeast as sick nationals living in Liberia and Sierra Leone spill over the borders in search of better treatment. Source:
  • (Adds suspension of entry for travellers from Ebola-hit countries) Source:
  • TRIPOLI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Heavy fighting erupted on Saturday between rival militias in Libya’s capital, hours after the new U.N. special envoy said he planned to visit Tripoli as early as next week to try to broker a ceasefire. Source:
  • The petition of the day is: Fedder v. Addus Healthcare, Inc. 13-1398 Issue: (1) Whether Section 1927 of Title 28 of the United States Code, which provides that when an attorney “unreasonably and vexatiously” multiplies proceedings, he may be required “to satisfy personally the excess costs, expenses, and attorneys’ fees reasonably incurred because of such […]
  • This name partner of an Am Law 100 firm is living large — very large…. Source:
  • * Suit filed questioning the parentage of Blue Ivy Carter. Plaintiff claims to be the real… mother? Hm. You’d think that would be pretty easy for everyone to remember. [International Business Times] * The Washington D.C.-area NFL team has filed suit to get its trademark back. They think the USPTO are Indian Givers. [DCist] * […]
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