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West Africa Ebola outbreak spreads to Senegal

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Authorities in Senegal confirmed their first Ebola case on Friday as the worst outbreak on record continued to spread in West Africa. 



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Shortage-weary Venezuelans scoff at fingerprinting plan for food sales

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By Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) - A government plan to combat Venezuela's food shortages by fingerprinting shoppers in grocery stores has sparked a backlash ranging from violent street protests to social media campaigns ridiculing the idea. President Nicolas Maduro says the biometric system, to be introduced...(more) 



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France sees 'unacceptable intervention' by Russian troops in Ukraine

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PARIS (Reuters) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday France had evidence of "unacceptable" intervention by Russian troops in eastern Ukraine. Fabius, speaking to French TV station France 24, also said that EU sanctions against Russia would probably be reinforced if Russia does not...(more) 



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Iceland declares volcano eruption area safe for aircraft

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Iceland on Friday temporarily banned air traffic near its largest volcano after a lava field erupted overnight, threatening a repeat of the global travel chaos four years ago when another peak blew. The aviation "red alert" for Bardarbunga volcano was lifted in the late morning when...(more) 



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Family of dead Uzi instructor: We feel sorry for girl

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The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl tell of their sorrow.          



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UK supermarket giant Tesco rocked by new crisis

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British supermarket giant Tesco plunged deeper into crisis on Friday after issuing yet another profits warning, cutting both its dividend and capital expenditure, and rushing in its new chief executive. In reaction to the dire trading update, Tesco shares plunged by more than 8.0 percent in...(more) 



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Ukraine wants weapons, does not expect NATO intervention: envoy

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By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine wants supplies of weapons but does not expect NATO to send soldiers to help it fight Russian troops in its eastern provinces, Kiev's ambassador to NATO said on Friday. Asked if any NATO member was currently supplying Ukraine with...(more) 




SAfrica: 4 guilty in murder try on Rwandan general

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court found four men guilty Friday of an attempt to murder an exiled former Rwandan general in front of his home in Johannesburg, an attack that the general said was ordered by Rwandan President Paul Kagame. 




Missing Montana student found dead in car crash in Idaho

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Lucius Robbi never made it back to the University of Montana. The 21-year-old student of Orleans, Calif. was found dead at the bottom of an embankment where his car ran off an Idaho highway more than a week ago.  



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Raw: US delivers weapons to Lebanon

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The United States delivered weapons and equipment to Lebanon's army on Friday to help bolster the military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants. (Aug. 29)          




Ferguson police sued for $40M

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A new lawsuit claims militarized officers treated U.S. citizen 'as if they were war combatants.'  




Britain raises threat level to severe, terrorist attack highly likely

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The United Kingdom raised the terrorism threat level from substantial to severe on Friday - indicating that an attack is considered highly likely.  



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