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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,in Atlanta. Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, July 11, 2014, shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs. One of the closed facilities was involved an incident last month that could have accidentally exposed workers in three labs to anthrax. A second, previously undisclosed problem earlier this year involved deadly bird flu. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)The CDC said it has also stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

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Pope Francis looks out from the window of a helicopter after landing at Ben Gurion airport near Tel AvivGaza militants have warned airlines that they intend to target Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport.

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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 file photo shows Windseeker, Knottís Berry Farm newest ride, holding 64 riders in 32 suspended twin seats, in Buena Park, Calif. Once a regional amusement park chain, Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. has become an industry giant. It brought in 23.5 million visitors last year to its amusement and water parks, including Cedar Point and Kings Island in Ohio and Knott's Berry Farm near Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Mark Rightmire, File) MAGS OUT; LOS ANGELES TIMES OUTSome patrons at a Mich. amusement park are being treated after being exposed to chlorine gas.

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