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Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start.... 



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In rural Tunisia, economic malaise weighs on voters

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By Tarek Amara KASSERINE Tunisia (Reuters) - In the western Tunisian city of Kasserine, campaign posters plastered on walls make plain what many voters want from Sunday's parliamentary election -- jobs, whose scarcity has fueled unrest and militancy. Alongside portraits of would-be lawmakers and party logos,...(more) 




U.S., allies stage 22 air strikes in Iraq: U.S. Central Command

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq on Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Central Command said. U.S. warplanes also destroyed an Islamic State artillery piece near Kobani, Syria, officials said Saturday. The 22 strikes...(more) 



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UN climate talks shuffle to a close in Bonn

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Concern was high at a perceived lack of urgency as UN climate negotiations shuffled towards a close in Bonn on Saturday with just 14 months left to finalise a new, global pact. The six-day meeting of senior officials in the former West German capital was meant...(more) 



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Zimbabwe's ruling party skirts succession feud

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Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF politburo has brought forward a crunch elective congress but did not debate factional fighting threatening to tear the party apart, its spokesman said Saturday. The dates have been changed," party spokesman Rugare Gumbo said. President Robert Mugabe chaired the meeting of ZANU-PF'S supreme...(more) 



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IS jihadists kill eight Iraqi soldiers in clashes south of Baghdad

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Eight Iraqi soldiers were killed in fighting with jihadists south of Baghdad as the army battled to secure the route used by hundreds of thousands of Shiite pilgrims, officers said Saturday. Pilgrims taking part in Ashura commemorations, which mark the death of Imam Hussein, one of...(more) 



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Meet Night Cable, the only iPhone charging cable made for your bedroom

a shared story    32 minutes ago
Many people charge their smartphones every night because most handsets can’t yet offer the battery life we expect. And many tablet users also charge their devices at night as well, which is the most convenient time to do it anyway since they might want to simultaneously...(more) 



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Environmentalists don’t like Europe’s new climate plan. Can Obama do better?

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Environmental groups are warning that a new European agreement to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 sets the bar far too low. The pact — which was reached early Friday in Brussels — makes the European Union the first major bloc of...(more) 




Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to Sacramento

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Five things we learned in the Lakers' loss to the Sacramento Kings on Friday night: 



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Obama reassures Ebola-wary American public

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President Barack Obama told Americans Saturday that they must be "guided by the facts, not fear" when it comes to the deadly Ebola virus, as he urged a sensible vigilance. The announcement came less than a week after the fiancee and almost 50 other people who...(more) 




Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'

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Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula. 



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Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful

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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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