California lightning strikes 14 people in one day

More than a dozen people struck by lightning at Venice Beach in a single afternoon, killing one and leaving another critically injured

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Pakistani mob kills two children including a baby and their grandmother after ‘blasphemous’ Facebook post

Police arrive after the houses of religous minority group Qadianis (Ahmadiyyas), were torched by a mob following accusations of blasphemy, in Gujranwala, Pakistan, early 28 July 2014. Ahmadiyya do not believe that the prophet Mohammed is the final messenger of God, a belief held by Muslims following mainstream Islamic principles. Pakistan declared the sect non-Muslim in 1974, providing extremist groups with a sort of legal cover to attack them for posing as Muslims.

The violence took place on Sunday in the town of Gujranwala, 220 km (140 miles) southeast of the capital, Islamabad Photo: EPA/MUHAMMAD OWAIS

A seven-year-old and her baby sister were killed alongside their grandmother, police said, after another member of the Ahmadi sect was accused of blasphemy

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Ebola outbreak: Second US worker fighting for life after contracting deadly illness in Liberia

Nancy Writebol tested positive at the same medical compound in Liberia where American doctor, Dr Kent Brantly, became infected

Staff of the Christian charity Samaritan’s Purse put on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia Photo: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images

Nancy Writebol tested positive at the same medical compound in Liberia where American doctor, Dr Kent Brantly, became infected

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