Friday September 19, 2014

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Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown; 1st US military aid lands in Liberia

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases as the entire West African nation was locked down in their homes in an unprecedented effort to...

posted: September 19,2014

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French president: First French airstrike destroys depot of Islamic State group in Iraq

PARIS - Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrikes Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, Iraqi and French officials said....

UN rights chief: Up to 500 migrant deaths in boat wreck on Mediterranean may be mass murder

GENEVA - The deaths of up to 500 migrants and refugees in an intentional boat-ramming in the Mediterranean Sea last week could be an act of mass murder, the U.N. rights chief said Friday, calling for nations to properly investigate the...

Convicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town

BELL, Fla. - A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home where authorities in the small...

Russian prime minister: Moscow ready to resume co-operation with the West on equal footing

MOSCOW - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Russia is ready to co-operate with the West despite efforts to isolate Moscow with economic sanctions....

As Scotland rejects independence, businesses and investors breathe sigh of relief

LONDON - Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom shored up British stocks on Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally....

Judge to hear objections to $190 million Johns Hopkins settlement over gynecologist recordings

BALTIMORE - A Baltimore judge was set to hear objections Friday to a preliminary $190 million dollar settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital System and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly...

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