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The Pulse: Ebola Infected American Receives Treatment in U.S.

The Pulse: August 2, 2014
Number 5:
A series of gas explosions ripped through parts of a city in southern Taiwan.
Gas leaks in the city's sewage system caused explosions that killed at least 25 people and injured many more.
A Taiwan news agency said residents had earlier reported the smell of leaking gas to authorities.
The blasts were so powerful, vehicles were thrown onto the roofs of 3 and 4 story buildings.
How this could happen and who is responsible is being investigated.

Number 4:
Immigration issues continue throughout the country.
Protesters Saturday, chanting and waving signs in Murrieta, California before starting a convoy to McAllen, Texas.
You can see they're expressing their displeasure over the wave of children immigrants coming into the United States.
The protestors left Murrieta City Hall Friday and plan to be in McAllen August 9th.

Number 3:
Recovery efforts continue today at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
They say they have more than 60 experts with them, including Dutch and Australian investigators.
The situation there is still volatile.
Saturday was only the third day that monitors and experts had unrestricted access to the site since Flight 17 was brought down by a suspected surface-to-air missile, killing all 298 people aboard.

Number 2:
A 72-hour cease-fire fell apart almost as quickly as it started in Gaza today.
And both sides are accusing each other of violating the truce first.
Meanwhile Isreal defense forces or IDF continue its operation of destroying tunnels used by militants to launch attacks.
The bloodshed in Gaza showed no sign of letting up Saturday, with 50 Palestinians reported killed amid renewed Israeli shelling following accusations that Palestinian militants captured an Israeli soldier.

Number 1:
The first of two Americans stricken with Ebola landed in Atlanta Saturday.
This marks the first time the deadly virus will be treated in the U.S.
Doctor Kent Brantly had been working in Liberia with "Christian Charity Samaritan's Purse" trying to help other victims of the outbreak.
The outbreak has been called both "out of control" and "unprecedented".
More than 13-hundred people have been infected and 700 killed overseas.
Since Ebola spreads through contact with organs and bodily fluid, there is little risk to Americans.

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