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August 23, 2018

Suspected Nazi labor camp guard unlikely to be prosecuted in Germany: Authorities

U.S. Department of Justice(NEW YORK) -- Jakiw Palij, a man authorities say is a former Nazi concentration camp guard who was deported to Germany this week, is unlikely to be prosecuted for war crimes there due to insufficient evidence. Justice Department officials say Palij served as an armed guard at a death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. His deportation came 25 years after Palij, who had been living in Queens, New York, was first accused of lying about his Nazi past to obtain a U.S. visa. In 20..
August 23, 2018

Democratic Republic of the Congo approves more experimental Ebola treatments in race to contain growing outbreak

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Democratic Republic of the Congo has approved four more experimental treatments for the deadly Ebola virus, in an effort to contain a growing outbreak in its restive eastern region that has already killed dozens. The country's health ministry announced late Tuesday that the ethics committee had authorized the use of Remdesivir, an antiviral drug made by Gilead Sciences in Israel; ZMapp, a monoclonal antibody treatment developed by San Diego-based Mapp Biop..
August 23, 2018

Congo approves more experimental Ebola treatments in race to contain growing outbreak

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Democratic Republic of the Congo has approved four more experimental treatments for the deadly Ebola virus, in an effort to contain a growing outbreak in its restive eastern region that has already killed dozens. The country's health ministry announced late Tuesday that the ethics committee had authorized the use of Remdesivir, an antiviral drug made by Gilead Sciences in Israel; ZMapp, a monoclonal antibody treatment developed by San Diego-based Mapp Biop..
August 23, 2018

Man kills mother, sister before being shot dead by French police

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- A man armed with a knife killed his mother, his sister and seriously injured a passerby, before being fatally shot by police in the city of Trappes, west of Paris, the French interior minister said this morning. "French police were called at around 9:30 a.m. local time for an incident in a street of Trappes. When they arrived on the scene, they saw two bodies lying on the ground," the French interior minister Gerard Collomb said during a press conference. "The assaila..