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  • Oct 4 (Reuters) – U.S. disease-control agents in biohazard suits removed a sick passenger and his daughter from a United Airlines jet that landed on Saturday in Newark, New Jersey, but local media said the man was not believed by federal health officials to have Ebola. Source:
  • Oct 4 (Reuters) – Howard University Hospital said on Saturday that a medical team has determined that a patient feared afflicted with Ebola does not have the disease. Source:
  • When looking for a lawyer to represent you, what do you look for? 1. If you answered: a white middle-aged rapper, with chauvinistic overtones, then this guy is for you. 2. Or perhaps you really need a singing squirrel to feel like you’re adequately represented? Well, we found one of those, too. 3. No! You […]
  • KOUREMALE, Mali, Oct 4 (Reuters) – At a Mali border post in Kouremale about 130 km (80 miles) south of the capital Bamako, five health workers stand under a thatched roof, directing passengers arriving from Guinea to wash their hands. Source:
  • LAGOS, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s state-owned rescue bank AMCON has picked mid-tier lender Skye Bank as the winning bidder for the nationalised Mainstreet Bank, AMCON said on Saturday. Source:
  • LAGOS, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s state-owned rescue bank AMCON has selected mid-tier lender Skye Bank, as the successful bidder to buy nationalised lender Mainstreet Bank, AMCON said. Source:
  • NOTE TO READERS: The following post was written before the federal government, on Friday evening, filed a brief in the Supreme Court urging the Justices not to get involved in this controversy at this point, and to let the dispute work its way first through the federal appeals court in Washington. The new federal brief […]
  • The petition of the day is: The Episcopal Church v. The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth 13-1520 Issue: (1) Whether the First Amendment or Jones v. Wolf requires courts to enforce express trusts recited in general-church governing documents (as some jurisdictions hold), or whether such a trust is enforceable only when it would otherwise comply […]
  • This may be the first law school campus closure since the start of the Great Recession… Source:
  • FREETOWN, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The United Nations Ebola response mission will bring five helicopters, vehicles and motorcycles to transport patients and reach communities in West Africa in stepped up efforts to combat the epidemic, the head of the mission said on Friday. Source: