The Fight Against Ebola (Full Length)

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The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa began in Guinea in December 2013. From there, it quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Cases also appeared in Senegal and Nigeria, and there was another outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Today, Liberia is at the center of the epidemic, with more than 3,000 cases of infection. About half of them have been fatal.

As President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending American military personnel to West Africa to help combat the epidemic, VICE News traveled to Monrovia to spend time with those on the front lines of the outbreak.

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – October 8, 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Hezbollah attack wounds Israeli soldiers; Spanish nurse diagnosed with ebola; Gay marriage in five new U.S. states; American joins Kurds in ISIS fight.

ISRAEL
Hezbollah Claims Attack on Israeli Soldiers
Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for an explosion that
wounded two Israeli soldiers on the Lebanese border.

SPAIN
Nurse Diagnosed with Ebola
Health workers across Spain have taken to the streets after a Madrid nurse was diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

USA
Gay Marriage Allowed in Five New States
The Supreme Court has denied appeals from five states that sought to ban gay marriage. Legal experts say the high court’s move will pave the way for gay marriage in other states.

SYRIA
American Fighter Joins Kurds
An American man has traveled to Syria to join Kurdish fighters defending their territory against an invasion by ISIS militants.

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Managing the Spread of Infection: The Fight Against Ebola (Part 3)

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In Part 3 of The Fight Against Ebola, we return to Redemption Hospital in Monrovia and speak with Mohammed Sankoh, the director of the facility, which started as a holding center for patients but has since turned into a de facto treatment center. We also visit a nearby Doctors Without Borders (MSF) facility and learn about the challenges foreign healthcare workers face as they help manage the crisis.

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa began in Guinea in December 2013. From there, it quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Cases also appeared in Senegal and Nigeria, and there was another outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Today, Liberia is at the center of the epidemic, with more than 3,000 cases of infection. About half of them have been fatal. 

As President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending American military personnel to West Africa to help combat the epidemic, VICE News traveled to the Liberian capital of Monrovia to spend time with those on the front lines of the outbreak. 

Watch Part 1: http://bit.ly/Ebola-Part-1
Watch Part 2: http://bit.ly/Ebola-Part-2

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The Education of Disease: The Fight Against Ebola (Part 2)

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The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa began in Guinea in December 2013. From there, it quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Cases also appeared in Senegal and Nigeria, and a separate outbreak appeared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Today, Liberia lies is at the center of the epidemic, with more than 3,000 cases of infection — about half of which have been fatal. 
 
Just as President Obama announced that he would be sending American troops to help combat the epidemic, VICE News traveled to Monrovia, Liberia’s capital, to spend time with those on the front lines of the outbreak.

In Part 2, through the lens of an Ebola awareness team leader named Archie, we learn one of the main issues that is perpetuating the outbreak — confusion about the virus itself.

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Monkey Meat and the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia: http://bit.ly/Monkey-Meat

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Outbreak in Liberia: The Fight Against Ebola (Part 1)

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The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa began in Guinea in December 2013. From there, it quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Cases also appeared in Senegal and Nigeria, and a separate outbreak appeared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Today, Liberia lies is at the center of the epidemic, with more than 3,000 cases of infection. About half of them have been fatal.

As President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending American military personnel to West Africa to help combat the epidemic, VICE News traveled to the Liberian capital of Monrovia to spend time with those on the front lines of the outbreak.

In Part 1, we meet confused and distressed people trying to receive treatment in the increasingly chaotic city, and speak to an ambulance driver doing his best to aid the sick.

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Watch Part 3: http://bit.ly/Ebola-Part-3

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Villem & Mcleod – Putting Down Roots (Total Science Remix)

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Total Science are back on the much loved American label, Warm Comms, with a brand new roller featuring Grimm. They’ve made some huge tunes with him in the past and this one adds another release to the list. Up on the flip is an in your face remix of Villem & Mcleod’s track, “Putting Down Roots”.

An effortless depiction of the Total Science that we all know and love. Keen to hear your thoughts on this one. I can sort out the usual things. Let me know what you think. 

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‘No Safe Haven’: Obama Declares Airstrikes on Islamic State ‘Wherever It Exists’

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President Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined his plan to authorize broader US military involvement for hunting down the fighters of the notorious Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, Syria and “wherever they exist.”

In a public address to the American people, President Obama announced that the US will “conduct a systematic campaign of airstrikes against these terrorists.”

“I have made it clear that we will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are,” Obama stated. “That means I will not hesitate to take action against ISIL in Syria, as well as Iraq. This is a core principle of my presidency: if you threaten America, you will find no safe haven.”

The president’s strategy in Syria will also be to support opposition forces, and he again called on Congress to give the US government “additional authorities and resources to train and equip these fighters.”

“In the fight against ISIL, we cannot rely on an Assad regime that terrorizes its people; a regime that will never regain the legitimacy it has lost. Instead, we must strengthen the opposition as the best counterweight to extremists like ISIL, while pursuing the political solution necessary to solve Syria’s crisis once and for all, “ Obama said.

To ensure that the Syrian opposition fighters are trained and equipped well enough to hold the ground liberated from the Islamic State terrorists, at least $500 million in a Department of Defense program are stipulated in a $5 billion Counterterrorism Partnership Fund request, according to the White House.

In the meantime, President Obama’s strategy in Iraq will be to support the Iraqi government ‘s fight against the Islamic State (IS), as Iraqis will be the ones to ultimately defeat the group in their country, he said. “Working with the Iraqi government, we will expand our efforts beyond protecting our own people and humanitarian missions so that we’re hitting ISIL targets as Iraqi forces go on offense,” he said.

Obama also announced he is sending another “475 service members to Iraq to support Iraqi and Kurdish forces with training, intelligence and equipment. “

“These service members will join the several hundred American service members sent to Iraq in June to assess how best to support Iraqi Security,” he added. The plan, however, still does not involve “American combat troops fighting on foreign soil,” the president said.

Instead, the military campaign will be boosted and waged “through a steady, relentless effort to take out [the Islamic State] wherever they exist using our air power and our support for partner forces on the ground.”

The US President emphasized that he will not hesitate to take direct military action against terrorists in Syria and Iraq to “degrade ISIL’s leadership, logistically and operational capability, and deny it sanctuary and resources to plan, prepare and execute attacks.”

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President Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined his plan to authorize broader US military involvement for hunting down the fighters of the notorious Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, Syria and “wherever they exist.”

In a public address to the American people, President Obama announced that the US will “conduct a systematic campaign of airstrikes against these terrorists.”

“I have made it clear that we will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are,” Obama stated. “That means I will not hesitate to take action against ISIL in Syria, as well as Iraq. This is a core principle of my presidency: if you threaten America, you will find no safe haven.”

The president’s strategy in Syria will also be to support opposition forces, and he again called on Congress to give the US government “additional authorities and resources to train and equip these fighters.”

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – September 8, 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: police and protesters clash on anniversary of Chile’s military coup, North Korea announces trial for detained American citizen, mobile lab speeds up ebola testing in Sierra Leone, and Egypt’s president urges calm over massive power outages.

CHILE
Violence at Santiago March on 41st Coup Anniversary
​Demonstration held annually honors the thousands killed or disappeared and the tens of thousands imprisoned and tortured during Augusto Pinochet’s brutal reign.

NORTH KOREA
​U.S. Citizen to be Tried for ‘Hostile Act’ Next Week
​Matthew Todd Miller has been held since he allegedly ripped up his tourist visa and demanded asylum in April.

SIERRA LEONE
Mobile Lab Offers Quicker Ebola Testing in Freetown ​
Equipment flown in from South Africa decreases waiting time for diagnoses from days to hours.​

EGYPT
Leader Calls for Calm Over Widespread Power Outages
​President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is urging Egyptian citizens to be patient while the country looks into the situation.

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Peshmerga Fighters Reclaim Ground from Islamic State: The Battle for Iraq (Dispatch 7)

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Until the US stepped in with airstrikes, the Islamic State’s rapid advances threatened the Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil, and seemed set to dash the Kurdish peshmerga’s reputation as fearless warriors. With American warplanes circling overhead and constantly striking Islamic State positions, the front line quickly stabilized, and the peshmerga slowly began to recover ground. Now the scene was set for battle, and the recapture of the strategic Mosul Dam.

VICE News travelled with a Kurdish official to Khazer, near Mosul, and towards the front line of the fight between the Islamic State and peshmerga fighters.

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Interview with a Former Guantanamo Detainee: Blacked Out Bay (Part 3)

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In part 3 of Guantanamo: Blacked Out Bay, VICE News meets with Mustafa Ait Idir, a former detainee at the infamous detention facility. Idir was arrested in Bosnia-Herzegovina on charges of conspiring to blow up the US embassy in Sarajevo. He was acquitted shortly after, but was then transferred to American troops at a NATO base, and ultimately sent to Gitmo in January 2002. Idir told VICE News about his experience, and how it has affected him since.

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