By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - Asian countries are not contributing enough to the global effort to fight Ebola, despite having a wealth of trained medical personnel who could help stop the spread of the deadly virus, World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday. Thousands of healthcare workers are needed to help combat the most deadly outbreak of Ebola since records began in 1976. The virus has killed nearly 5,000 people, mainly in the West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. ...
It may not change the way people feel about Comcast, but the company is planning to double the speed of Internet service for most of its Puget Sound customers by the end of the year for no additional charge.
The 6½-foot iPhone statue in St. Petersburg was removed because it violated Russia’s law against “gay propaganda,” according to a group of companies, after Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed his sexuality publicly.
Duke center Jahlil Okafor is the third freshman in the past five seasons to be named to The Associated Press’ preseason All-America men’s basketball team, which was released Monday. Junior point guard Marcus Paige of North Carolina was the leading vote-getter.