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Ebola poses no public risk in the US video Ebola poses no public risk in the US

A New York doctor says that people in the United States…

Protester gets pepper sprayed in the face video Protester gets pepper sprayed in the face

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2022: The winter Olympics no one wants
2022: The winter Olympics no one wants

Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial…

Not-so-little Kim Jong-un
Not-so-little Kim Jong-un

North Korea's Kim Jong-un has piled on so much weight that he has fractured both his ankles and remains in hospital after…

Girl abducted by mother found after 12 years
Girl abducted by mother found after 12 years

A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found in a town outside Mexico City with her mother, who is now facing…

HK leader's office besieged by protesters
HK leader's office besieged by protesters

Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators have massed outside the offices of the city's embattled leader in a tense…

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Ex-madam-turned-candidate gets prison term

NEW YORK (AP) A madam-turned-candidate who ran for New York City comptroller was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison…

Gluten timing does not prevent celiac disease

Two studies give disappointing news for parents looking for a way to prevent celiac disease in babies at higher risk for…

'Orange is the New Black' author talks Season 3

LOWELL, Massachusetts (AP) The woman whose best-selling prison memoir has been adapted into the "Orange is the New Black"…

IOC laments withdrawal of Oslo bid for '22 Games

The International Olympic Committee says Norway's decision to withdraw Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Games is a "missed…

Guatemala ex-police on trial in 1980 embassy fire

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) A former police officer went on trial Wednesday charged in the deaths of 37 people more than three…

Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music

JACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP) A jury convicted a Florida man on Wednesday of first-degree murder in his retrial for killing…

San Francisco expands free public Wi-Fi access

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas on…

Institute: Work complete at NKorea launch site

WASHINGTON (AP) A U.S. research institute says North Korea has completed a year-long construction program enabling it to…

British and Canadian news shows win Int'l Emmys

NEW YORK (AP) British and Canadian productions have been awarded the 2014 International Emmys for News and Current Affairs. "Syria's…

White House: New construction in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from 'closest allies'

WASHINGTON (AP) White House: New construction in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from 'closest allies'

Obama: New leadership was needed at Secret Service

WASHINGTON (AP) The White House says President Barack Obama believes it was in the best interest of the Secret Service…

Girl missing for 12 years found with mom in Mexico

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found in a town outside Mexico City with her mother…

Attendance up at Roosevelt site after Burns series

HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) Attendance increased dramatically at the FDR Presidential Library and Home in Hyde Park, New York…

Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy

NEW YORK (AP) Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag…

White House: Obama believes Pierson resignation in best interest of Secret Service

WASHINGTON (AP) White House: Obama believes Pierson resignation in best interest of Secret Service.

Secret Service director resigns after lapses

Updated The US Secret Service Director has resigned following a string of security lapses by those responsible for protecting the…

Most sharks sociable - but not all

Research has found sharks possess distinct "social personalities" and that most, but not all, are actually quite sociable…

Records: Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba

NEW YORK (AP) U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack…

Canada identifies long lost British explorer ship

TORONTO (AP) Experts identified a shipwreck uncovered last month in the Arctic as the HMS Erebus, the ship British Rear…

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach

WASHINGTON (AP) Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach.

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Russian-US crew blast off
Russian-US crew blast off

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian…

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Girl, 15, flees UK home to join Isis
Girl, 15, flees UK home to join Isis

The parents of a Bristol schoolgirl who is believed to have fled home to join jihadists fighting in Syria have made an emotional…

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