Spanish judge rules no crime in killing Ebola dog

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has ruled health authorities didn’t commit a crime when they euthanized Excalibur, a dog that belonged to a nursing assistant who contracted Ebola last month. An animal rights group had filed a complaint against a Madrid health...
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Sierra Leone official: Ebola may have reached peak

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, center, temperature is taken by a Chinese soldier, left, before the opening of a new Ebola virus clinic sponsored by China, in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, Liberia got another 100 treatment beds in the fight against Ebola on...

Israeli leader seeks to revoke rights of inciters

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says he will work to revoke residency rights and social benefits of people who commit politically motivated violence and those who support them. Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposal, made in parliament Wednesday, appeared to...
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Hong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officers

Protesters cry as the police officers try to stop them blocking the road in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district,...
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Black Friday shopping catches on in UK

FILE – This is a Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 file photo of shoppers at the entrance to Asda supermarket store in West Belfast, Northern Ireland after at least one person was injured and taken to hospital from the store earlier Friday, as shoppers rushed to get their hands on sale...
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2 teen female bombers kill more than 40 in Nigeria

Borno state governor Kashim Shettima, speaks to a victim of suicide bomb attack receiving treatment at a specialist hospital in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria’s northeastern...
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Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems

James Cartmill holds an American flag while protesting in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. Several...
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Official: Afghan president orders military review

FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 file photo taken with a night vision scope, U.S. Special Operations forces engage in a joint operation with Afghan National Army soldiers targeting insurgents operating in Afghanistan’s Farah province. Afghan President Ashraf...
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Afghan bombings kill 2 NATO troops, 6 civilians

Afghan children are treated at Paktika hospital after suicide attack in the Yahyakhail district of Paktika province east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. A suicide bomber attacked a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing dozens of people,...
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Portugal ex-premier held in prison in fraud case

In this May 19, 2011 photo, Portugal’s former Prime Minister Jose Socrates gestures as he answers a question during a business conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Portugal’s Attorney-General’s office says police have detained Socrates as part of an investigation...