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  • INCHEON, South Korea, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The growing number of African-born athletes competing under Asian flags could discourage the development of home-grown talent, the Olympic Council of Asia said on Monday, but also suggested their success may help raise regional standards. Source:
  • * Ebola emergency demands speed, more risk in vaccine tests Source:
  • Arguing that early voting is necessary to continue to deal with the “unprecedented disaster” at the polls in Ohio in 2004, several civil rights advocacy groups urged the Supreme Court on Saturday to permit Ohioans to start casting their ballots next Tuesday for this year’s general election. Allowing that would merely keep in place what […]
  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Libya on Saturday asked the world either to give it more weapons and other support to help restore security and rebuild its institutions or to declare outright that the conflict-torn North African state “must face terrorism alone.” Source:
  • LAGOS, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Victor Moses has been recalled to Nigeria’s squad for two African Nations Cup ties against Sudan next month, the country’s football federation said on Saturday. Source:
  • MONROVIA, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Liberia’s chief medical officer, who is also a deputy health minister, has put herself in quarantine as a precaution against Ebola after one of her assistants died from the disease, the government said on Saturday. Source:
  • The petition of the day is: Pregnancy Care Center of New York v. City of New York 13-1504 Issue: (1) Whether compelling a noncommercial pro-life speaker to declare it lacks a medical license passes strict scrutiny; and (2) whether a compelled speech law is unconstitutionally vague if the City can deem speakers as needing to […]
  • The battle to confirm Eric Holder’s successor will be messy, according to conservative columnist Tamara Tabo. Source:
  • * A list of lawyers who followed their passions. Let’s be honest: I just like that Lat’s in the same listicle as Jerry Springer. [One 400] * Another report on the Brian Leiter kerfuffle (by Professor Jonathan Adler). [The Volokh Conspiracy / Washington Post] * Postal carrier hoarded 40,000 pieces of mail. Newman! [The Smoking […]
  • * WHO focused on candidate GSK, Newlink shots if shown safe Source: