Friday, October 31, 2014
     

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 3:48pm

Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday amid hopes that the disease is finally on the decline in this West African country....

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 3:26pm

Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving rulers who had survived previous attempts to topple him....

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 3:09pm

Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site on Friday and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes the previous day between Palestinians and Israeli riot police that had ratcheted up already heightened tensions in the city....

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 2:27pm

Italy phases out sea rescues to save migrants

ROME (AP) -- Italy insisted Friday that lives won't be sacrificed as it ended its costly Mediterranean Sea rescue operation and shifted over to a less ambitious joint patrol with the European Union....

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 2:24pm

Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) -- Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing....

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 1:43pm

Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons

DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) -- The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous. The impromptu murals of death illustrate the price supporters of President Bashar Assad are paying to defend his rule....

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 12:05pm

Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's war

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland....

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 11:54am

Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week - months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later....

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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - 7:33am

Israel presents maritime version of 'Iron Dome'

LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Israel's "Iron Dome" is heading to the seas, the maker of the rocket-blocking defense system says....

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