Historical Events on August 8 (Part 2)

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  • 2013 28 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan
  • 2013 14 people are killed by a bomb explosion in Nangarhar, Afghanistan
  • 2013 4 people are killed and 4 are wounded in a shooting spree in Dallas, Texas

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2013 Ben Bradlee is named as a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama 

Journalist Ben Bradlee
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Ben Bradlee
  • 2014 The West African Ebola outbreak is categorized as an international concern by the WHO
  • 2014 Hamas rejects continuation of cease fire if Israel does not lift blockade
  • 2017 South African President Jacob Zuma survives a no-confidence vote in parliament 198-177
  • 2017 Kenyan general election: President Uhuru Kenyatta and Jubilee Party of Kenya re-elected, opposition leader Raila Odinga refuses verdict
  • 2017 The Walt Disney Company announces plans to create its own streaming service, cancelling ties with Netflix