- 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.


“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.


“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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