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Scores may have been exposed to U.S. Ebola patient - report - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As many as 80 people had contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, a significant jump from the 18 cited earlier, NBC News reported on Thursday.
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Islamic State committing 'staggering' crimes in Iraq: U.N. report - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
GENEVA (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women and girls as sex slaves, and used child soldiers in what may amount to systematic war crimes that demand prosecution, the United Nations said on Thursday.
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Hong Kong warns democracy protesters of firm response - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities on Thursday urged thousands of pro-democracy protesters to immediately end their blockade of the city centre and said any attempt to occupy administrative buildings would be met with a resolute and firm response.
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Islamic State presses assault on Syrian border town, Kurds warn Turkey - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SURUC Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents pushed on with their assault on a Syrian border town on Thursday despite coalition air strikes meant to weaken them, sending thousands more Kurdish refugees into Turkey and dragging Ankara deeper into the conflict.
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Ebola arrival shakes cultural crossroads community in Dallas - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DALLAS (Reuters) - In the Dallas community of Vickery Meadow, a cultural polyglot where about three dozen languages are spoken, the one word on everyone's lips is "Ebola."
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UPDATE 8-Dallas Ebola patient vomited outside apartment on way to hospital - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DALLAS, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Two days after he was sent home from a Dallas hospital, the man who is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was seen vomiting on the ground outside an apartment complex as he was bundled into an ambulance.
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As PIMCO bleeds assets, Gross shows risk of star culture - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LONDON (Reuters) - Bill Gross' exit from Pimco has seen billions of dollars leave the fund group and even more value wiped off the share price of its parent company, offering a warning both to firms who rely on star managers and the investors who chase them.
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Tesla's Musk says 'about time to unveil the D and something else' - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
(Reuters) - Tesla Motor Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk sent out a cryptic tweet on Wednesday, saying it is "about time to unveil the D and something else", with an accompanying photo which mentioned a date, Oct. 9. (http://bit.ly/ZtvoeG)
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Exclusive: U.S. nears solution for safe disposal of Ebola waste - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The United States is days away from settling the critical question of how hospitals should handle and dispose of medical waste from Ebola patients, a government official said on Wednesday.
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Palestinians draft U.N. resolution on ending Israel occupation - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Palestinians have drafted a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for an end to Israeli occupation by November 2016, which they have shared informally with Arab states and some council members, U.N. diplomats said on Wednesday.
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Asia spooked by weak global data; Tokyo stocks slide, yen up - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks fell on Thursday as weak global manufacturing activity and an Ebola health scare in the United States spooked world markets, sending investors scurrying to the safety of U.S. bonds, the Japanese yen and gold.
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Dallas Ebola patient vomited outside apartment on way to hospital - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DALLAS (Reuters) - Two days after he was sent home from a Dallas hospital, the man who is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was seen vomiting on the ground outside an apartment complex as he was bundled into an ambulance.
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Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria.
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Special Report: In 'Umbrella Revolution,' China confronts limits of its power - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - In the heart of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated districts on earth, an abandoned Hong Kong police van is enveloped in the student-led demonstrations paralyzing swathes of the city. Along with yellow ribbons and flowers, symbols of the city’s pro-democracy movement, protesters have taped a hand-written placard in Chinese and English to the side of the locked and undamaged vehicle.
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Secret Service director resigns under fire - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that exposed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama.
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Florida man convicted of killing unarmed teen over loud music - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
JACKSONVILLE Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida jury found Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an argument over loud rap music.
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Special Report: In 'Umbrella Revolution,' China confronts limits of its power - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - In the heart of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated districts on earth, an abandoned Hong Kong police van is enveloped in the student-led demonstrations paralyzing swathes of the city. Along with yellow ribbons and flowers, symbols of the city’s pro-democracy movement, protesters have taped a hand-written placard in Chinese and English to the side of the locked and undamaged vehicle.
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Netanyahu to Obama: Iran must not get nuclear arms - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Barack Obama on Wednesday that he hopes the U.S. leader will make sure that any final nuclear deal between Iran and world powers does not allow Tehran to stand at the "threshhold" of being able to develop nuclear weapons.
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Reeling from Ebola, WHO warns of MERS risk to Africa - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
GENEVA (Reuters) - Vulnerable countries, especially in Africa, need to defend themselves against the possible seasonal spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the first half of 2015, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies after infection: officials - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rhode Island child hospitalized with Enterovirus D68 has died of a bacterial infection in what state public health officials described on Wednesday as an unusual and dangerous combination.
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Experts question two-day delay in admitting Texas Ebola patient - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in a U.S. hospital was evaluated initially and turned away, a critical missed opportunity that could result in others being exposed to the deadly virus, infectious disease experts said.
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Wall Street falls on Ebola concerns; transport shares down - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were down sharply at midday on Wednesday as the first diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in the United States spooked investors and pressured shares of airlines and other transportation-related shares.
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At least 10 killed in shelling of school and mini-van in Ukraine - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a public transit mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, underscoring the fragility of a ceasefire between separatists and government forces.
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Turkey mulls military action against Islamic State - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey signaled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria.
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Coalition jets strike Islamic State near Turkish border: Kurdish sources - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces launched air strikes on Islamic State fighters who are besieging a Kurdish town near the Syrian border with Turkey on Wednesday, Kurdish sources in the town and a monitoring group said, a rare daylight coalition attack.
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Lackluster factory data hits world stocks, dollar up - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks worldwide began the fourth quarter on a negative note on Wednesday, with investors wary of lackluster economic data and keeping a cautious eye on civil unrest in Hong Kong.
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Mayor of Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens shot dead - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mayor of a small Los Angeles suburb was shot to death by his wife on Tuesday in an apparent domestic dispute, and his spouse has been detained, the county sheriff's department said.
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Australian aircraft to support U.S.-led air strikes in Iraq: PM - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian aircraft will join the U.S.-led coalition in air strikes against Islamic State insurgents in Iraq in an initial support role, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, ahead of a final decision to undertake bombing missions.
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Hong Kong democracy protesters and officials mark uneasy National Day - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, as demonstrations spread to a new area of the city, ratcheting up pressure on its pro-Beijing government.
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Australia passes security law, raising fears for press freedom - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The first of a series of security powers requested by Australia's government to combat Islamist militants passed through parliament on Wednesday, despite criticism that they could land journalists in jail for reporting on national security.
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