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  • Liberia Shuts Schools, Quarantines Communities in Bid to Halt Ebola

    Liberia Shuts Schools, Quarantines Communities in Bid to Halt Ebola

    Liberia announced on Wednesday the quarantine of a number of communities and the closure of schools across the country, the toughest measures yet imposed by a West African government in a bid to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record.

  • Moscow Fights Back After Sanctions; Battle Rages Near Ukraine Crash Site

    Moscow Fights Back After Sanctions; Battle Rages Near Ukraine Crash Site

    Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine, where fighting between Moscow-backed rebels and government troops has intensified since a Malaysian airliner was shot down.

  • US Bars some Venezuelan Officials Accused of Rights Abuse

    US Bars some Venezuelan Officials Accused of Rights Abuse

    The United States has slapped travel bans on a number of Venezuelan government officials accused of being behind human rights abuses, a senior US diplomat said Wednesday, amid growing tensions between the two countries.

  • John Kerry Arrives in India for Strategic Dialogue

    John Kerry Arrives in India for Strategic Dialogue

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in New Delhi today to hold 5th Indo-US Strategic Dialogue tomorrow during which India will be raising issues of snooping by the US' NSA and terrorism even as the two sides will explore "transformative initiati...

  • Britain to Trial Driverless Cars From 2015

    Britain to Trial Driverless Cars From 2015

    Driverless cars will be allowed on British roads from January 2015 as part of a pilot initiative in three cities, the government announced Wednesday.

  • Indian Senior Community Part of Growing US Niche

    Indian Senior Community Part of Growing US Niche

    When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown accustomed to after nearly five decades ...

  • Russia's Central Bank Supports Sanctions Targets

    Russia's Central Bank Supports Sanctions Targets

    Russia's central bank is promising to support financial institutions hit by US sanctions as stocks took a tumble on opening in Moscow.

  • World Getting 'Numb' to North Korean Missiles: US Admiral

    World Getting 'Numb' to North Korean Missiles: US Admiral

    Amid concerns about its development and testing of nuclear weapons, North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology, the admiral in charge of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said on Tuesday.

  • US Trafficking Bust Reveals Worries over Missing Kids

    US Trafficking Bust Reveals Worries over Missing Kids

    When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the US last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.

  • Generation of US Tanners See Spike in Deadly Melanoma

    Generation of US Tanners See Spike in Deadly Melanoma

    Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting US surgeon general warned in a report released on Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.

  • West Seeks to Inflict More Economic Pain on Russia

    West Seeks to Inflict More Economic Pain on Russia

    Citing Russia's stalled growth rate and a flow of foreign capital out of Moscow, US and European officials hope a new round of sanctions targeting energy and defense entities, as well as major banks, will deepen Russia's economic pain even further an...

  • Terror Threats at Chemical Plants in Densely Populated US Cities Underestimated

    Terror Threats at Chemical Plants in Densely Populated US Cities Underestimated

    The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investig...

  • House Ready to OK Lawsuit Against Barack Obama

    House Ready to OK Lawsuit Against Barack Obama

    Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorising an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.

  • US House Ready to Authorise Lawsuit Against Barack Obama

    US House Ready to Authorise Lawsuit Against Barack Obama

    Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.

  • Young US Troops Facing More Sexual Problems?

    Young US Troops Facing More Sexual Problems?

    According to an alarming study, young troops in the US suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) at nearly three times the rate of civilians their own age.

  • As John Kerry Heads to India, US Hopes to End WTO Rift

    As John Kerry Heads to India, US Hopes to End WTO Rift

    The United States hopes to reach an understanding with India to prevent the collapse of a key WTO deal, an official said on Wednesday as Secretary of State John Kerry headed to New Delhi.

  • Australia Rules Out New Sanctions Against Russia

    Australia Rules Out New Sanctions Against Russia

    Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that he is not considering ratcheting up sanctions against Russia while his government focuses on retrieving Australian victims from the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner disaster in Ukraine.

  • Motion Filed to Dismiss US Penis Amputation Suit

    Motion Filed to Dismiss US Penis Amputation Suit

    An attorney for two US doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man's penis in what was supposed to have been a routine circumcision filed a motion on Tuesday seeking to dismiss the claims.

  • Barack Obama Eats Ribs with Four Kansas City Letter Writers

    Barack Obama Eats Ribs with Four Kansas City Letter Writers

    President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue on Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break...

  • Body of Young Stowaway Found in US Military Plane

    Body of Young Stowaway Found in US Military Plane

    The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo plane that had landed in Germany, US military officials said on Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made severa...

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