Friday October 31, 2014

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Doctor in New York City Is Sick With Ebola

A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person in New York to test positive for the virus Thursday, setting off a search for everyone who might have come into contact with him.  More…

Doctor: Health Authorities Covering Up Ebola

A doctor says health authorities are covering up Ebola cases in the US and disappearing patients in an effort to avoid hysteria. “These patients are disappearing, they’re doing something with the patients and God knows where they’re going,” said the doctor.   More…

Ferguson Protesters Chase CNN News Reporter Off Live Broadcast

CNN reporter Sarah Sidener’s on air stand up in Ferguson, Missouri was disrupted on Monday night when supporters of Michael Brown surrounded Sidener and her cameraman and demanded that they leave the area. The video at Ferguson, shot by Bassem Masri a local activist, includes Masri and others accusing CNN of lying about the Michael Brown case and supporting “Zionists.”  More…

Dirty Tricks: ‘Calibration error’ changes GOP votes in favor of Democrats in Cook County Illinois

Early voting in Illinois got off to a rocky start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats. Republican state representative candidate Jim Moynihan went to vote Monday at the Schaumburg Public Library. “I tried to cast a vote for myself and instead it cast the vote for my opponent,” Moynihan said.  More…

850 voters in NYC are officially 164 years old

A Bronx voter listed in official records as being 164 years old led Board of Elections officials to review their files — where they turned up another 849 New Yorkers who were supposedly alive when Abe Lincoln was president. No word yet on the number of centenarian voters still living in Chicago.  More…

Obama Administration Quietly Prepares ‘Surge’ Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs Ahead of Elections

Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty may have already begun.  More…

Up to 34 million blank ‘green cards’ and work permits to be ordered ahead of Obama illegal immigrant amnesty

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to seek a vendor to produce as many as 34 million blank work permits and ‘green cards’ – the paperwork that authorizes illegal immigrants to live in the United States – as the White House prepares to issue an executive order after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.  More…

Martin Luther King, Jr. Niece: ‘Moral Bankruptcy’ Under Obama

“President Obama has given us free access to abortion and free birth control, but that’s nothing that’s going to help blacks economically.” Under Obama, “black home ownership is 31 percent less than the rest of the country. Poverty rates have increased from 12 percent to 16.1 percent. Income for blacks is $20,000 less than the national average. Thirty-five percent of young blacks are out of work.”  More…

Hospital worker who handled Ebola samples is on cruise ship

A Dallas health care worker who handled clinical specimens from an Ebola-infected patient is on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. She is now quarantined on the ship and being monitored for signs of infection, the State Department said. The unidentified female worker departed on a cruise ship from Galveston, Texas, Oct. 12 and was out of the country before being notified of active monitoring required by the CDC.  More…

Vice President Biden’s youngest son discharged from Navy Reserves after testing positive for cocaine

Vice President Biden’s youngest son was discharged from the Navy Reserves this year after testing positive for cocaine, according to a report Thursday. Hunter Biden, 44, a lawyer who works for an investment company, failed the drug test after he reported to a Norfolk, Va., reserve unit.  More…

Nurse with Ebola called CDC before boarding flight

In the case of Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse who flew commercially as she was becoming ill with Ebola, one health official said "somebody dropped the ball." The CDC said that Vinson called the agency several times before flying, saying that she had a fever with a temperature of 99.5 degrees. But because her fever wasn’t 100.4 degrees or higher, she didn’t officially fall into the group of “high risk” and was allowed to fly.  More…

Second Dallas Health Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

Three days after a nurse who treated a Liberian man with Ebola contracted the virus, a second worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for the virus in preliminary tests, state and federal health officials said Wednesday morning.  More…