- Associated Press - Monday, December 1, 2014

“We need a global condemnation - including from Muslims - who say ‘This isn’t who we are. This isn’t the Quran.’” - Pope Francis who, along with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, demanded end to persecution of religions minorities in Syria and Iraq.

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“You want to isolate 100 percent of patients with Ebola and have 100 percent safe burials. Getting to 70 percent doesn’t really mean a lot.” - Sebastian Funk, director of the Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, on WHO’s goals to fight Ebola.

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“Online is nowhere near its maturity, so Cyber Monday should be big, with a lot of strength in the days leading up to it. More consumers are spending more shopping dollars online.” - Forester Research analyst Sucharita Mulpuru on Cyber Monday after the Thanksgiving shopping weekend saw 5.3 percent fewer shoppers and 11 percent less spending.


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