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Nigeria: Fighting with Islamic extremists continues, no news of kidnapped schoolgirls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word on the fate of the 219 schoolgirls held hostage for ...

posted: October 22,2014

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Blackwater guards found guilty: Verdicts in Baghdad case that inflamed anti-war opinion

WASHINGTON - Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an...

CDC: New plan will monitor all Americans, visitors coming into US from 3 Ebola nations

WASHINGTON - U.S. authorities said Wednesday that everyone travelling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and...

Inspector: Involving Secret Service agents in employee's personal dispute was 'serious lapse'

WASHINGTON - A U.S. government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a...

US to begin monitoring everyone coming into America from Ebola nations for 21 days

WASHINGTON - U.S. health officials said Wednesday that they would begin monitoring all travellers even Americans who come to the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations for 21 days, significantly expanding their vigilance....

Navajo Nation high court orders presidential candidate in language fluency dispute off ballot

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A candidate for president of the Navajo Nation has lost another round in a language fluency dispute, all but ending his bid for office....

Fruitless Hong Kong protest talks highlight vast gulf between young students, senior officials

HONG KONG - On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facing them was the lineup of seasoned government officials in formal suits....

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