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Why Patients Aren't Coming To Liberia's Redemption Hospital

At this government-run facility in Monrovia, doctors and nurses try to provide care as best they can. But since the Ebola outbreak, many people are afraid to come.
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U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria

Dozens of Americans have gone to Syria to fight against the government, some with groups the U.S. considers terrorists. U.S. officials have to sort out which could be dangerous when they return.
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American Reportedly Fighting Alongside Extremists In Syria Dies

The White House says it was aware that Douglas McAuthur McCain was in Syria, though it did not confirm he was fighting with the Islamic State. The terrorist group claims McCain died in battle.
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The 'Times' Of London Reverts To Type To Motivate Reporters

The Rupert Murdoch-owned paper is piping the sound of typewriters to inspire journalists to make the paper's deadline.
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Report Details 16 Years Of 'Horrific Abuse' Of Children In U.K. Town

An inquiry in the U.K. has found that more than 1,400 children have been sexually abused by an organized ring of men in the northern English town of Rotherham.
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Kiev Claims Russia Has Sights Set On New Eastern Ukrainian City

Ukraine has accused Russia of trying to open a new front in the war between the government and pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine.
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Long-Term Cease-Fire Brings Halt To Fighting In Gaza

Israel and Hamas have agreed on a cease-fire, which raises hopes of an end to the seven-week war in Gaza that has killed more than 2,000 people.
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CDC Director On Ebola: 'We Are Definitely Not At The Peak'

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has arrived in West Africa to assess the Ebola outbreak. The situation in Liberia, he says, is "absolutely unprecedented."
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Decimated Tower Remains As Monument To Gaza War

The 17-story shard of an apartment building, which was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike, looms over a Gaza City neighborhood. The tower is a symbol of the ongoing, dangerous uncertainties of life late in the second month of the war between Israel and Hamas.
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Libya's Crisis: A Shattered Airport, Two Parliaments, Many Factions

Libya keeps spiraling downward as Islamist fighters slug it out with forces loyal to a rogue general in the capital and elsewhere.

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