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China is "vulnerable" to the deadly Ebola outbreak due to the soaring number of Chinese working in Africa and poor infection control at home, a co-discoverer of the virus warned Thursday. Belgian microbiologist Peter Piot also said experience with other viral outbreaks showed that airport screening was largely ineffective, and repeated his earlier criticism of the World Health Organization's initially "slow" response to the crisis. China is Africa's largest trading partner and Beijing's diplomatic footprint across the continent has expanded hugely in recent years as it seeks resources to drive the world's number-two economy. "So it is not impossible that one of them will go (back) to China.
Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay, saying in a magazine article that he wanted to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation. "So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," Cook said in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek published on Thursday. A popular gay and lesbian magazine, Out, placed Cook at the top of its annual top 50 list of gay people in 2013.
Please join us Saturday, October 25th, together we can grant a wish to a kid in the St. Lawrence County! Registration will start at 11:00am and the Walk will begin at 12:00am. There will be a $5.00 entry fee. Immediately following the Walk there will be refreshments, entertainment and fun for the whole family. Held at the Newell Field House, St. Lawrence University, Canton. On behalf of the Make-A-Wish Central New York, the Board of Trustees, our many volunteers and most importantly, the children we serve, thank you for helping to share the power of a wish! For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual 5k Zombie Run held on national Make a Difference Day to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Massena, slated this year for 7pm. Bring lots of friends-- there is safety in mumbers in the race to avoid Zombie swarms! Held at the John Story Trail, Massena Central School Campus (84 Nightengale Ave.). Register and learn more at: http://bgcmassena.org/support/zombie/
John Reardon, a soldier in the 115th NY Volunteer Regiment, kept a diary chronicling his experiences in the fight at Darbytown Road in the autumn of 1864, as well as his reactions to other battles of the season including Chaffins Farm and Cedar Creek. Learn more about these engagements and their impact on the impending Election of 1864 when Jan Wojcik speaks at the next SLCHA Civil War Roundtable at 2pm at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House, 3 East Main St., Canton. For more information call 315-386-8133 or email email@example.com.
If you know of a youth who is unhappy, disengaged, vulnerable or struggling in their current schooling situation, plan on joining Deep Root Center staff and board members to learn how this unique educational option in downtown Canton can support their choice to leave school. A discussion about parental advocacy will be followed by a Question and Answer period. Contact Maria - 244-3034 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.deeprootcenter.org. The Deep Root Center is located at 17 MainSt., 2nd Floor, Canton. Time of session is 12 - 2pm.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on monetary policy or the economic outlook in remarks on Thursday prepared for a diversity conference.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Prosecutors are exploring whether to strengthen deferred or nonprosecution agreements, or scrap them altogether and force the banks to plead guilty to a crime. The NYT reports.
The dollar climbed to its highest in more than three weeks, buoyed by higher U.S. yields.