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The Briefing 08-04-14

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1) West African Ebola outbreak reminder that man has not conquered pestilence

CDC Director Says U.S. ‘Surging’ Efforts to Stop Ebola Outbreak, ABC News (Kari Rea)

Ebola outbreak: We’re heading towards a catastrophe, warns top medic, The Telegraph (Colin Freeman)

‘He Could Have Brought Ebola Here’: Minnesota Widow on Her Husband, Daily Beast (Michael Daly)

2) Global conflicts fill world with uncertainty and lawlessness that only Christ can end

In Russia, Crime Without Punishment, TIME (Simon Shuster)

Arab Leaders, Viewing Hamas as Worse Than Israel, Stay Silent, New York Times (David Kirkpatrick)

Israeli airstrike kills militant leader before unilateral cease-fire, Washington Post (Sudarsan Raghavan, Griff Witte, and Daniela Deane)

3) IRS agreement to review Christian worship follows trend constricting Christian speech

IRS Strikes Deal With Atheists To Monitor Churches, Investors’ Business Daily (Editorial Board)