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… MLB Jon Beason (broken right foot) is not sure he will be allowed to play in the preseason, but he intends to be ready for the regular-season opener. He was injured in the veterans minicamp in June. … It appeared that Beckham aggravated his hamstring in practice, but Giants general manager Jerry Reese told team spokesman Pat Hanlon the rookie was OK. Coach Tom Coughlin was caught off-guard when asked about Beckham and smiled at Hanlon when told about Reese’s comment.
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Most of the patients with Ebola fled the scene, and although some later returned, there may be some still missing. More than 150 people in Liberia have died from the infectious virus, and many more are suspected to be carrying it, sparking panic and chaos in the surrounding area, CNN reports. No one was injured in the attack, although assailants did steal some equipment. According to government sources, doctors there who have contracted Ebola will soon be treated with the new experimental drug ZMapp, which was recently approved by the UN for use in emergency cases. Iceland After an intense earthquake beneath Icelands Bardarbunga volcanic system on Monday, meteorologists say they fear another huge eruption like the one in 2010, which resulted in clouds of ash that severely disrupted world air travel, the BBC reports. The earthquake was the strongest in the region since 1996, and was accompanied by magma movement, according to the BBC.
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