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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have remained largel ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a parachutist who became stuck on the wires of a broadcast tower about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours.First responders were dispatched on Thursday night after the man's parac ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank expanded its asset purchases in a surprise move Friday to shore up sagging growth in the world's No. 3 economy.The Bank of Japan said it would increase its purchases of government bonds and other assets by betwe ...more

Reuters News - 44 mins ago

By Julian Linden SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio in 2 ...more

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Anti-government protesters began gathering in Burkina Faso's capital again Friday, a day after their violent demonstrations pushed the country's longtime president to agree to relinquish power next year.Protester ...more

Reuters News - 55 mins ago

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Mexico's America Movil SAB, Spain's Telefonica SA and Brazil's Grupo Oi SA agreed to place a bid for and to break up TIM Participações SA <TIMP3.SA>, Brazil's second-largest wireless carrier, Folha de S. Paulo reported on Fr ...more

AP News - 57 mins ago

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy.The rise from the pr ...more

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SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A child rape suspect who police say cut off a GPS monitoring device and went on a cross-country crime spree before being captured is being returned to Massachusetts.Massachusetts State Police and Southbridge police are ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japan's stock benchmark surged 5 percent to the highest level since late 2007 and the yen slid against the dollar Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost a flagging economy. Expectations Jap ...more

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WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the first known fatal bear attack in New Jersey was unprovoked and the bear was acting in a "predatory" manner.Officials attribute the death of a 22-year-old Rutgers University student from Edison to "ma ...more