Tuesday, September 30, 2014
 
 
By Clip Syndicate
Rich Homie Quan 's father got shot this morning in Atlanta, and the rapper is by his side in an Atlanta hospital. According to a rep, Quan's dad, Corey Lamar , was in the barber shop he owns this morning when a man, or men, came in and attempted to rob the place -- and during the hold up they opened fire. TMZ reported that Lamar was hit 4 times and was rushed to a hospital and taken into surgery.

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An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been admitted for observation at The National Institutes of Health near the nation's capital. NIH confirmed in a news release on its website that the physician arrived Sunday. NIH had said previously that out of "an abundance of caution," the physician is being admitted to a special isolation unit.   [READ MORE]
 
Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams is unsure when he'll return to play following offseason shoulder surgery. Carter-Williams, the NBA rookie of the year, had surgery in May to repair the labrum of his right shoulder. Sixers coach Brett Brown said Carter-Williams has not been cleared to play for the start of training camp on Tuesday. Carter-Williams was only the third player since 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring, rebounding and assists, joining Oscar Robertson and Alvan Adams.

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Authorities said on Saturday that the Oklahoma man suspected of beheading a former co-worker at a food distribution warehouse last week, who was shot by another employee trying to thwart the attack, was placed under arrest in a hospital where he underwent surgery. Police sergeant Jeremy Lewis, of Moore, Oklahoma, said Alton Nolen was charged with first degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon when he emerged from sedation.   [READ MORE]
 
Liberia's chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola. Bernice Dahn, a deputy health minister who has represented Liberia at regional conferences intended to combat the ongoing epidemic, told The Associated Press on Saturday that she did not have any Ebola symptoms--but wanted to ensure she was not infected.   [READ MORE]
 
Fourteen-year-old D.J. Mulbah set off at dawn with his mother and grandmother in desperate pursuit of a coveted bed at the Ebola clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Liberia's capital. Too weak to stand, they bundled him up into a taxi with his backpack and a yellow plastic bucket for his vomit. Now he lay on the dirt beside the worried women awaiting word on how many new patients would enter the clinic today.   [READ MORE]
 
President Obama delivered a stark warning to world leaders that there is a high risk that the Ebola virus will continue to ravage West Africa unless more actions are taken soon to slow and stop the outbreak. Speaking at a special high-level U.N. meeting on Thursday concerning the largest Ebola outbreak in history, Obama said that how the world responds in the next several weeks will make the difference between having 10,000 to 30,000 deaths in West Africa and up to a million fatalities from Ebola virus disease.

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