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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

U.S marines disembark upon their arrival at the Roberts International airport in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Six U.S. military planes arrived Thursday at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis, carrying more aid and American Marines into Liberia, the country hardest hit...

Liberia children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

In this photo taken Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, Promise Cooper, 16, Emmanuel Junior Cooper, 11, and Benson Cooper, 15, sit at their St. Paul Bridge home in Monrovia, Liberia. The Cooper children are now orphans, having lost their mother Princess in July, and their father Emmanuel in...
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US-led coalition ramps up strikes on Syrian town

Turkish soldiers on a tank hold their position on a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, overlooking Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The fighting over Kobani has...
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Mexico says detainees report more mass graves

In this Oct. 6, 2014 photo, a man looks up at a mural inside the Raul Isidro Burgos rural teacher’s college in Tixtla, Mexico. Two weeks after 43 students disappeared in a clash with police in southern rural Mexico, dozens of parents have gathered at the teacher’s...
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US-led coalition ramps up strikes on Syrian town

Turkish soldiers stand with a tank and an armoured vehicle as they hold their positions on a hilltop in the outskirts of Suruc, Turkey, at the Turkey-Syria border, overlooking smoke rising from a strike in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of...
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Hong Kong government cancels talks with protesters

People walk through a tunnel on the main road in the occupied areas in Central, Hong Kong Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Talks between the Hong Kong government and student leaders of a democracy protest that has blocked main roads in the Asian financial hub for nearly two weeks are...
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2 suicide attacks in Yemen kill nearly 70 people

Yemeni security officials collect debris at the site of a suicide bombing in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. A suicide bomber struck at the center of the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Thursday, setting off his explosives at a gathering of supporters of the rebel Shiite Houthis...
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Islamic State group downs another Iraqi helicopter

In this Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, A U.S. Navy EA-6B Prowler supporting operations against the militant Islamic State group, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq. After two months, the U.S.-led aerial campaign in Iraq has so far...

2 Americans, 1 German win chemistry Nobel

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Americans Eric Betzig and William Moerner and German scientist Stefan Hell won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing new methods that let microscopes see finer details than they could before. The three scientists were cited for...
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Syrian rights groups call on world to save Kobani

Turkish Kurds standing on the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, watch smoke rise following an airstrike in Kobani, Syria, where the fighting between militants of the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces intensified, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn...