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US lawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
US lawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola WASHINGTON (AP) — The likelihood of a significant outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. is remote, in the view of a top Health and Human Services official who is assuring…

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Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police…

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Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say that Syrian government forces have stepped up shelling of rebel-held areas, killing nine people in a village in the country’s north. Local activist Ibrahim Khatib…

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UK rejects ‘appalling’ EU demand for more money

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UK rejects ‘appalling’ EU demand for more money BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain says its prime minister is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ( $2.65 billion ) contribution to the EU coffers at…

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WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in March

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in March LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested…

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Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas

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Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad . The use of…

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Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm

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Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. Since the revolution that toppled a…

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Botswana votes as president seeks second term

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Botswana votes as president seeks second term GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — People in Botswana are voting in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party is favored to win despite growing discontent…

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Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

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Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One candidate in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader. Dressed in full Star Wars regalia, Vader prowls the…

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Feds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3

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Feds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3 FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — An airplane and a helicopter collided in midair near a Maryland airport before crashing into trees Thursday, killing three men in the helicopter but sparing two…

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