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Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

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Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the…

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Iran president calls US sanctions an ‘invasion’

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Iran president calls US sanctions an ‘invasion’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called Western sanctions an “invasion” after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals. Speaking to officials on Saturday, Rouhani…

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In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

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In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Napa Valley’s seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside…

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Sesame catching on in southeast US

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Sesame catching on in southeast US LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) — Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeast United States , where cotton has long been king, as farmers take advantage of its…

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Obama’s visit comes amid tight governor’s race

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Obama’s visit comes amid tight governor’s race MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The last time President Barack Obama came to Wisconsin to celebrate workers’ rights on Labor Day , there was barely a hint of the turmoil that…

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Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

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Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson , even the small area of this St. Louis -area suburb that was the center of…

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Obama’s visit comes amid tight governor’s race

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Obama’s visit comes amid tight governor’s race MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil…

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Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

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Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City , where two casinos and more than 5,000…

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EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

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EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia -backed separatists in eastern Ukraine .…

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Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

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Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Crowds are cheering and celebrating in the streets after Liberian authorities reopened a slum where tens of thousands of people were barricaded amid the country’s Ebola…

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