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Ebola vaccine trials to start a in January video Ebola vaccine trials to start a in January

Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines…

 Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 Years video Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 Years

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US tightens restrictions on travellers from West Africa
US tightens restrictions on travellers from West Africa

The United States has tightened restrictions on travellers arriving from the West African countries gripped by an Ebola…

Pistorius trial finally over - or is it?
Pistorius trial finally over - or is it?

The decision to jail Oscar Pistorius for five years may not be the end of the case, with the state deciding whether it will…

One by one Paris luxury hotels hit by strikes for better pay
One by one Paris luxury hotels hit by strikes for better pay

"Qatar, you must pay!": After high-profile strikes at two upmarket hotels in Paris, it was the turn of employees at the…

No breakthrough during Hong Kong protest talks
No breakthrough during Hong Kong protest talks

Hong Kong's government held its first talks Tuesday with pro-democracy protest leaders but made no breakthrough in their…

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Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the Dallas hospital that cared…

APEC finance ministers meeting in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) Asia Pacific finance ministers are meeting in Beijing amid concerns over a slowdown in the regional economy…

Australian officials deny elite troop shortage

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia has recently deployed troops with diagnosed mental illnesses and on multiple tours of…

Bradlee recalled as a genius, great journalist

Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday, was remembered as one of the great U.S. journalists and…

Marine suspect transferred to Philippine detention

MANILA, Philippines (AP) The U.S. military turned over a Marine suspect in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino…

5 problems McDonald's is facing in the US

NEW YORK (AP) Times are getting leaner for McDonald's. McDonald's said Tuesday a key sales figure declined 3.3 percent…

Final Florida debate for gov. heated and personal

JACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP) Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist and Republican Gov. Rick Scott spent their final debate…

Target offers free shipping on all holiday items

NEW YORK (AP) Target Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks…

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) Philippine military chief says US Marine murder suspect flown to local camp for detention.

Japan's exports up in September, deficit persists

TOKYO (AP) Japan's trade deficit edged higher in September though exports rose more than expected as the yen weakened to…

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe…

Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless…

NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer

NEW YORK (AP) Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation…

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

WASHINGTON (AP) Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning…

Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88

DALLAS (AP) Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only…

Police: Indiana man confesses to all 7 killings

GARY, Indiana (AP) Police say an Indiana man has now definitively confessed to killing seven women whose bodies were found…

Washington Post reports Ben Bradlee, former Post editor who led Watergate coverage, has died

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Post reports Ben Bradlee, former Post editor who led Watergate coverage, has died.

Apple issues security warning for iCloud

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports…

UN: Assault on Yazidis may be genocide attempt

UNITED NATIONS (AP) A United Nations official says evidence strongly indicates that the Islamic State group's assault on…

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

NEW YORK (AP) Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad"…

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Winter winds mystery solved
Winter winds mystery solved

A team of leading scientists, including a Kiwi, have gazed beyond our planet to solve a mystery phenomenon tampering with…

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Keith Locke: Take on extremists with words not war
Keith Locke: Take on extremists with words not war

Keith Locke writes: New Zealanders are right to be concerned about the rise of the Islamic State (Isis), but our best contribution…

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