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Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola

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Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola
By Jeff Mason and James Harding Giahyue ATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to ... more

Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list

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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list
After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson ... more

Billionaire's house arrest sends stocks crashing

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Billionaire's house arrest sends stocks crashing
MOSCOW (AP) — The arrest of a Russian billionaire has sent shares in his holding company into a tailspin.

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes northwest of Guam

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(Reuters) - A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 25 miles (40 km) northwest of the Pacific island Guam on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The ... more

Chinese minority scholar on trial for separatism

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Chinese minority scholar on trial for separatism
URUMQI, China (AP) — A scholar from China's Muslim Uighur minority community who often criticized the country's ethnic policies went on trial Wednesday on separatism ... more

China leader inaugurates Sri Lankan port project

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China leader inaugurates Sri Lankan port project
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Sri Lanka inaugurating a $1.4 billion port city being built on an artificial island ... more