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Ebola outbreak hits coffin business in Liberia video Ebola outbreak hits coffin business in Liberia

Liberian coffin makers in Monrovia say that the Ebola…

Canadian PM on Attacks: 'We will not run scared' video Canadian PM on Attacks: 'We will not run scared'

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered remarks…

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The value of girls: $10 and kola nuts
The value of girls: $10 and kola nuts

Some 40 girls have reportedly been taken in Nigeria - with Islamists leaving $10 and some kola nuts in each home where they…

Accused gunman's mum: 'We are sorry'
Accused gunman's mum: 'We are sorry'

'Can you ever explain something like this?', asked the mother of the man accused of killing a Canadian soldier and attacking…

Raw: Parliament sergeant-at-arms declared hero
video Raw: Parliament sergeant-at-arms declared hero

Sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers given standing ovation as he entered Thursday's session of the Canadian Parliament. Vickers…

There were gunmen on roof - Kiwi
There were gunmen on roof - Kiwi

A New Zealander in Ottawa was just a block away from the gunman who murdered a soldier and attacked Parliament in shootings…

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Police say they have found no connection between the 2 attacks on Canadian soldiers

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on Canadian soldiers.

Police say Ottawa gunman was not under surveillance before the attack

OTTAWA, Quebec (AP) Police say Ottawa gunman was not under surveillance before the attack.

'Little Dancer' musical readies for opening

WASHINGTON (AP) "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen," a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the…

Officials give details on new Ebola response teams

ATLANTA (AP) New U.S. Ebola response squads are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be…

South Africans indicted in US on illegal hunts

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) Two South African brothers have been indicted on charges accusing them of conspiracy to sell illegal…

Cremation fears leave empty Ebola beds in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, more than half the beds in treatment centers in the…

US border deaths drop to 15-year low

TUCSON, Arizona (AP) The number of immigrants who die trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest…

Navajo high court orders election postponed

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona (AP) The top court on America's largest Native American reservation on Thursday ordered tribal election…

Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

WASHINGTON (AP) Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear. Yet, they're incredibly less likely to get the disease…

South Africans indicted in US on illegal hunts

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Two South African brothers have been indicted in Alabama on charges accusing them of conspiracy to…

Canada remembers soldier killed in attack

TORONTO (AP) Canadians mourned the army reservist killed in a terrorist attack on Parliament Hill, with friends remembering…

Tech firm fined for paying workers $1.21 per hour

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators…

New mass grave evidence at Mladic trial

AMSTERDAM (AP) U.N. judges have ruled prosecutors may present evidence from a recently discovered mass grave against former…

Brazil pres. candidates make stops in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazil's presidential candidates are making campaign stops in Rio de Janeiro just days before Sunday's…

Stocks surge as US companies report higher profits

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks are rising sharply in afternoon trading, driven by big profit gains from U.S. companies. Caterpillar…

Dow average surges 300 points, driven by stronger corporate earnings; 3M, Caterpillar jump

NEW YORK (AP) Dow average surges 300 points, driven by stronger corporate earnings; 3M, Caterpillar jump.

Burns' series gives PBS a ratings milestone

NEW YORK (AP) Ken Burns' series "The Roosevelts" earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary…

Ferry, commercial vessel collide near USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a collision between a passenger ferry…

Stone tools show ancient settlement high in Andes

NEW YORK (AP) The air was thin, the nights were cold, the sun could easily burn the skin. But about 12,000 years ago, small…

Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber…

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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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