Deadly Ebola virus spreads to Liberia – kills 59

The Extinction Protocol

March 2014AFRICAAfrica’s biggest Ebola outbreak in seven years has probably spread from Guinea to neighboring Liberia and also threatens Sierra Leone. Five people are suspected to have died from the disease in Lofa county in northern Liberia, Bernice Dahn, Liberia’s chief medical officer, said at a briefing yesterday. At least 86 cases and 59 deaths have been recorded across Guinea, the West African country’s health ministry said. The capital, Conakry, hasn’t been affected, government spokesman Albert Damantang Camara said, after the United Nations Children’s Fund said the outbreak had spread there. “The forest region where Unicef delivered the emergency assistance on Saturday is located along the border with Sierra Leone and Liberia with many people doing business and moving between the three countries,” said Laurent Duvillier, a Unicef spokesman, in an e-mail yesterday. “Risk of international spread should be taken seriously.” Unicef plans to dispatch 5…

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To the quiet, boring girl in class

The Matt Walsh Blog

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I got this message from “quiet” Kate a few days ago:

Dear Matt,

So sorry for bugging you when I know you get SO many emails everyday! My mom loves your blog, she told me and my dad about it. She reads your new entries out loud almost every day at the dinner table! I bet you’re super creeped out now lol but don’t be. She’s not a crazy stalker. Well… she’s not crazy anyway lol. Anyway, after she told me about you I went and looked up your blogs. I love so many of them! I especially loved what you wrote about introverts. I don’t know if you remember it (this was a few months ago) but you stood up for introverts and said you are one yourself…. which was a surprise!

I’m writing to you because I’m very introverted also. I’m in tenth grade and I’ve been this way…

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Death Toll From Washington Landslide Climbs to Eight


By Mark Leberfinger

Eight people are dead and 18 others are unaccounted for after Saturday’s landslide in Washington state, according to Reuters.

Two people died at the scene and a third person died at an area hospital, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said. Five others were found at the scene during search and rescue operations late Sunday afternoon.

Eight people, including a 6-month-old infant, were rescued and hospitalized.

In this images provided by the Washington State Patrol, debris is shown from a landslide Saturday, March 23, 2014, between Arlington and Darrington, Wash. (Photo/Washington State Patrol)

The landslide occurred about 10:45 a.m. PST on Saturday in Oso on Washington Route 530 between Arlington and Darrington, Wash., and destroyed at least six homes. Oso had a population of 180 people and 62 occupied homes, according to the 2010 U.S. Census.

“You need to see it to believe it. I’ve not seen…

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