Liberia shutters schools in response to Ebola outbreak

Liberia shutters schools in response to Ebola outbreak

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 30 (UPI) --Liberia announced Wednesday it will close all schools and place non-essential government employees on mandatory leave to stem the spread of the Ebola virus.
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Liberia shuts most borders in response to Ebola outbreak

Liberia shuts most borders in response to Ebola outbreak

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 28 (UPI) --In response to the deadly Ebola virus infecting West African countries, Liberia has decided to close most of its border crossings.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

China backs Liberian peacekeepers

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The Chinese government said it was sending 140 members of a police unit to deploy alongside U.N. peacekeepers in Liberia.

Liberia has work to do, president says

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Liberia has come a long way since the end of civil war, notably with its economy, but still has a long way to go on the road to recovery, its president said.

No one passes University of Liberia's entrance exam

MONROVIA, Liberia, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Not a single person passed this year's test to gain admission to the University of Liberia, mostly because of a lack of English skills, a school official said.

U.S. warns of violence in Ivory Coast

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- The security situation in Ivory Coast could quickly deteriorate despite recent security gains, the U.S. State Department warned.

Liberian mayor steps down under pressure

MONROVIA, Liberia, March 4 (UPI) -- The mayor of the capital of Liberia, who had sometimes allegedly acted outside the bounds of her office and the law, has resigned under pressure, officials say.

Guinea's army leader killed in plane crash

MONROVIA, Liberia, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The leader of Guinea's army and some other Guinean officials were killed in an airplane crash in Liberia Monday, officials said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.
By United Press International

Liberian oil sector gains interest

WEST LEEDERVILLE, Australia, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Africa Petroleum Corp., an Australian company, announced that it started tapping into oil deposits situated off the coast of Liberia.

Hungry caterpillars destroying crops

MONROVIA, Liberia, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The hordes of caterpillars destroying crops in northern Liberia appear to be moving into other Africa nations, a government spokesman says.
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Ellen Johnson

Ellen Johnson, president of American Atheists from 1995–2008, is an activist for atheist rights and the separation of church and state in the United States.

Johnson has been active in American Atheists organization since 1978. She describes herself as a "second-generation atheist" and a life-long atheist. Her educational background consists of Bachelor's Degrees in Environmental Studies and Political Science, and a Master's Degree in Political Science from The New School for Social Research.

Johnson took over as president in 1995 after founder Madalyn Murray O'Hair went missing along with her son and granddaughter (they were later found to have been abducted and murdered by two ex-convicts, one of whom, David Waters, worked for her organization).

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