Two suspects were taken into custody and one was reportedly injured after police say they broke into a home near 5th and Newton Thursday morning at about 10 a.m. Police were still sorting through information, but they received a report that one of the suspected home invaders was shot in the leg when they entered the home and were chased off by a resident. One of the suspects also apparently suffered a panic attack following the chase. It is not clear if the one shot in the leg also suffered the panic attack or if it was the second suspect.
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UN condemns jihadists over attacks on Iraq’s Yazidi minority – Yahoo News
“Seventy children have already died of thirst and 30 elderly people have also died,” she said. Dakhil said 500 Yazidi men had been killed by the militants since they took over Sinjar and surrounding villages on Sunday. Their women were enslaved as “war booty”, she said. View gallery Yazidi women who fled the violence in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, sit at a school where they “We are being slaughtered, our entire religion is being wiped off the face of the earth. I am begging you, in the name of humanity.” The UN Security Council said IS militants posed a threat not only to Iraq and Syria, but to “regional peace, security and stability.” “Widespread or systematic attacks directed against any civilian populations because of their ethnic background, religion or belief may constitute a crime against humanity, for which those responsible must be held accountable,” said a Security Council statement read by British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant. He singled out the plight of the Yazidi, a closed community that follows an ancient faith rooted in Zoroastrianism and referred to by jihadists as “devil worshippers”.
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Understanding Ebola: A ‘dreadful, merciless virus’ that need not spread fear around the world | Star Tribune
Malaria and diarrhea claim hundreds of thousands of African children each year. In the United States, where heart attacks and cancer are the biggest killers, the risk of contracting the Ebola virus is close to zero. Americans fretting about their own health would be better off focusing on getting a flu shot this fall. Flu is blamed for about 24,000 U.S. deaths per year. To put the Ebola threat in perspective, here are some reasons to be concerned about the outbreak, and reasons not to fear it: ___ WHY IT’S SCARY There is no cure for Ebola hemorrhagic fever. More than half of people infected in this outbreak have died. Death rates in some past outbreaks reached 90 percent.
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