Saturday, October 25, 2014
     

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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 - 8:49am

Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Colleagues of an American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in West Africa say he was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures....

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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 - 8:43am

Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants....

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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 - 7:22am

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread....

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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 - 6:51am

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday....

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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 - 4:34am

Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall. Qais Jebali swiftly made espressos behind the bar and explained why no one in the gritty neighborhood of Tadamon cared about the upcoming elections....

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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 - 4:32am

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group....

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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 - 12:21am

Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured....

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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 - 12:06am

Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present."...

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