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Excalibur, The Dog Exposed To Ebola, Is Euthanized

The pet belongs to the Spanish nurse who contracted the virus. Authorities are afraid he might have been infected and announced plans to put him down. Dog lovers begged for a reprieve.
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Dallas Ebola Patient Thomas Eric Duncan Has Died

The 42-year-old man who contracted Ebola in Liberia and later traveled to Dallas was the first person to be diagnosed with the virus in the U.S.
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Spanish Nurse Says She Reported Her Ebola Symptoms Several Times

A Spanish-language newspaper reports that Teresa Romero Ramos told authorities on three separate occasions before her quarantine that she had a fever.
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Kurdish Protesters Killed In Turkey Amid Calls To Save Kobani

At least a dozen demonstrators were killed in clashes with Turkish police. Kurdish protests to demand help for the city besieged by ISIS militants also took place across Europe.
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British Car Repair Company's Slogan Isn't Necessarily True

When one of the company's trucks with the slogan "We Fit" on the back recently got stuck under a bridge, social media hilarity ensued.
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Scientists Share Chemistry Nobel For Breakthrough In Microscopy

Two Americans and a German get the prestigious prize for pushing back the limits of what was long thought of as an insurmountable barrier to viewing individual molecules.
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Kenya's President Faces Landmark Hearing At The Hague

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is the first sitting president to appear before the International Criminal Court. He faces charges stemming from deadly ethnic violence following the 2007 elections.
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Turkey Pressed To Intervene In Border Town's Fight Against ISIS

Kobania, a Syrian border town, is being assaulted by militants from the self-described Islamic State. Turkey, with tanks and troops massed a short distance away, is being pressured to step in.
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Refugee Deal Between Australia And Cambodia Sparks Outrage

Australia last week signed a deal that would allow hundreds of asylum seekers to be resettled in Cambodia. Critics have condemned the deal as both wrong and possibly illegal under international law.
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Mideast Word Battle: Settlements Versus Neighborhoods

In a Morning Edition interview, Israeli leader Netanyahu disputed language used about a housing development in East Jerusalem. Steve Inskeep talks to author Ari Shavit about the Mideast war of words.

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