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By Maria Golovnina ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have sacked the movement's influential spokesman, according to a statement received by Reuters on Tuesday, in a sign of growing divisions within the deeply fractured group. ...more

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has been chosen as the ruling party's candidate in presidential elections scheduled for April 2015, a senior official from the movement said on Tuesday. The 70-year-old leader, want ...more

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A northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.Officials in the Pocono Mountain School District announced the decision to cancel classes ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student leaders and government officials held talks Tuesday to end pro-democracy protests now in their fourth week even as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the activists' key dema ...more

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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of Iraqi refugees in Lebanon face a daily struggle to survive because of a lack of jobs and the rising cost of food and accommodation, a Catholic charity said on Tuesday. Caritas, which has been ...more

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the government and local media re ...more

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The deadly virus Ebola dominated the news last week. AP photographers captured a health care worker donning protective gear before entering an Ebola treatment center in the hard-hit West African nation of Sierra Leone and followed an Ebola burial team ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — The mother of a nurse infected with the Ebola virus says her daughter is doing well and the family is relieved new guidelines for treating patients with the disease are now in place.Debra Berry made the comments during an intervie ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.The office supplies retailer said Tuesday that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its inve ...more

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Turner Networks has pulled channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN from Dish's programming lineup as a deadline passed for renewing their distribution agreement.Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday that Turner refused to exte ...more