U.S. airdrops arms to Kurdish forces

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State...
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Ebola watch lists in U.S. to shrink, cruise passenger cleared

By Erwin Seba GALVESTON Texas (Reuters) – Some of the dozens of people who are being watched for possible exposure to Ebola in the United States are expected...
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Cruise ship with monitored health worker returns

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas-based cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to port early Sunday. The Carnival Magic returned...
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Body found in search for Va. student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13. Further...
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Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more...
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Supreme Court allows Texas use of new voter ID law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the justices rejected an...
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Eye of weakening Hurricane Gonzalo smashes into Bermuda

HAMILTON Bermuda (Reuters) – The eyewall of Hurricane Gonzalo made a direct hit on Bermuda on Friday evening pounding the Bermuda coast with high waves, driving rain and gusting...
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Eye of weakening Hurricane Gonzalo smashes into Bermuda

HAMILTON Bermuda (Reuters) – The eyewall of Hurricane Gonzalo made a direct hit on Bermuda on Friday evening pounding the Bermuda coast with high waves, driving rain and gusting...
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2nd Ebola nurse ‘felt funny’ while in Ohio

A Texas nurse who has Ebola indicated she “felt funny” and spent extra time resting during a visit to Ohio in the days before she was diagnosed in Dallas, a CDC official...
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Girls are going home

By Felix Onuah and Camillus Eboh ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria said on Friday it had agreed a ceasefire with Islamist militants Boko Haram and reached a deal for the release...
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