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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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Aussie 'Ginger Jihadist' condemned
Aussie 'Ginger Jihadist' condemned

Abdullah Elmi, an Australian jihadist, has been lambasted by his Australian relatives as an idiot for his chilling video…

Watergate editor dies aged 93
Watergate editor dies aged 93

Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the…

Mormons open up about their undies
Mormons open up about their undies

It's a mystery that's long surrounded Mormons - now the church is opening up about the undergarments worn by its faithful…

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…

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US jury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trial

WASHINGTON (AP) A U.S. jury has reached a verdict in the case of four Blackwater security guards on trial in the shootings…

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) Dozens of Ebola survivors have been discharged from a treatment center near Sierra leone's…

Canada police warn people in Ottawa to stay away from windows, roofs after Parliament shooting

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Canada police warn people in Ottawa to stay away from windows, roofs after Parliament shooting.

Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

TIRANA, Albania (AP) Albania's prime minister has told The Associated Press that the heated spat with Serbia over the use…

UN official: 2013-14 devastating for human rights

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. human rights chief says 2013-2014 was "a year of devastating impact on human rights" and he…

Doctors differ on preteen suspect's mental state

WAUKESHA, Wisconsin (AP) Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate…

Experts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brown

ST. LOUIS (AP) Two experts say Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range…

Police brutality claims shadow Tunisia elections

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) When Mohammed Ali Snoussi was arrested last month in Tunis, witnesses say, police beat him with truncheons…

Police: soldier shot at war memorial in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday…

Police arrest 2 people on terror charges

LONDON (AP) British authorities have arrested two people on terror charges as it continues to conduct counter-terror operations…

10 men acquitted in Kurdish terror finance trial

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) A Danish court has acquitted 10 men who were accused of terror financing for providing money to…

Canada police say a man shot at war memorial, reports of gunfire inside Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Canada police say a man shot at war memorial, reports of gunfire inside Parliament.

Poll: Brazil president gaining in tight race

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) A new poll shows Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff edging ahead in a tight re-election race, although…

Iranians protest acid attacks in central city

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Hundreds of Iranians have rallied in the central city of Isfahan to protest a string of acid attacks…

9 migrants injured in Spain border fence rush

MADRID (AP) Spain says nine African migrants were treated for injuries as some 200 tried to scale border fences separating…

3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) Spacewalking astronauts heaved an old seismic experiment overboard at the International Space…

Shatner, 'Star Trek' director to meet about role

NEW YORK (AP) "Star Trek" may be the next frontier for William Shatner again. Shatner, who played the original James…

US stocks open mixed; Yahoo among early gainers

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks are opening mixed as investors look over earnings reports from U.S. companies. Yahoo rose 6 percent…

Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

NEW YORK (AP) A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The…

Image of Asia: Honoring police dogs during Tihar

In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a Nepalese police officer showers vermillion powder and flower petals on a police dog…

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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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