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NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through h ...more

Reuters News - 54 mins ago

BASEL (Reuters) - Seventeen-year-old Borna Coric's Swiss Indoors run ended when he lost to David Goffin in the semi-finals on Saturday while Roger Federer beat Ivo Karlovic to reach the tournament final for the 11th time. Wildcard Coric, who ...more

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian security forces arrested world-renowned human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and several others on their way back from a protest on Saturday, her husband said. "While returning from the sit-in outside the Bar Associa ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present." ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted.A growing throng of early voters in the nation's most populous state — perhaps comprising half of all votes to be cast in Calif ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — It had all the elements of a classic coup: thousands descending on the capital, clashing with police outside parliament and commandeering state TV to demand the ouster of a civilian leader who had locked horns with the military in a co ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 31 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.In thunderi ...more

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MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces.Campaigning material was being ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.A group backed by companies growing the crops counters with ads play ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — A top Israeli minister says there is a "crisis" in in the country's relations with the United States that must be fixed.Finance Minister Yair Lapid's comments Saturday came a day after U.S. officials said the Obama administratio ...more