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Maine To Enforce Quarantine For Nurse Who Worked In West Africa

Kaci Hickox, who was first placed in isolation in New Jersey after her return over the weekend from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, has refused to abide by a "voluntary" quarantine in the state.
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Russia Reportedly Suspected In Hack Of White House Network

The breach of the unclassified network is thought to be a state-sponsored effort, and The Washington Post reports that Russia is considered the most likely culprit.
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The Misadventures Of My Anti-Ebola Suitcase

It was packed with all the things needed to keep safe on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone. Then it took a few wrong turns and ended up in ... Paris! Will correspondent and luggage ever be reunited?
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North Korean Officials Reportedly Executed For Watching Soap Operas

At least 10 people have been put to death recently for viewing the daytime dramas smuggled in from South Korea, according to sources.
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Kurdish Fighters Begin Using Turkish Crossing To Reach Kobani

Syrian rebels and Iraqi peshmerga fighters have been allowed to use Turkish territory to enter the fight against militants of the self-declared Islamic State.
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Zambian President Dies While Being Treated Abroad

Michael Sata, a longtime opposition leader who became president in 2011, was a controversial figure in the south African country.
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Court Tells 'Naked Rambler' There Are Other Forms Of Expression

Former British Marine Stephen Gough has been arrested more than 30 times for public nudity. He filed a suit with the European Court of Human Rights, arguing freedom of expression. It didn't go well.
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Tatar Men Disappear In Crimea, And Families Fill With Dread

When Russia took over the Ukrainian peninsula, Crimea, the government said it would respect the rights of ethnic minorities — like the Sunni Muslim Tatars. But some young Tatar men have gone missing, and the disappearances are causing anxiety in Tatar communities.
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Amid Negotiations With Boko Haram In Nigeria, Violence Continues

Nigeria announced a cease-fire with extremists almost two weeks ago, but the killings, kidnappings and bombings have continued. Nigerians still await the freedom of the schoolgirls abducted in April.
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The Next Shirt You Buy May Say 'Made In Ethiopia.' Here's Why

The garment industry is still seen as a good partner for jump-starting the economies of undeveloped nations. Manufacturers entering these countries say they're trying to treat workers more ethically.

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