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Paramedics, ER staff under Ebola... Three Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedics and several emergency room workers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital are off work and under observation after making contact with the patient now being treated for Ebola. DALLAS Three Dallas Fire-Rescue ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:49 pm
Ebola confirmed in Texas patient;... The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in United States. The patient, still not identified, had recently flown here from Liberia to visit family, officials said. He was admitted on Sunday ... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 12:15 am
Standoff in Hong Kong on China's... Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience. (Sept. 30) AP HONG KONG ... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 12:31 am
ISIS beheads 9 Kurdish fighters... BEIRUT – Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria-Turkey border. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday that the nine Kurds were ... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 1:10 am
Accounts of arrest vary during... Two Naperville detectives and a woman opposed to the installation of wireless utility meters gave differing accounts at her trial Tuesday of the incident that led to her being charged with resisting police. Malia "Kim" Bendis, 42, testified Tuesday in ... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 1:20 am
Turkey mulls military action... By Ayla Jean Yackley and Oliver Holmes MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey signaled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria. The government sent a proposal to parliament late on Tuesday which would broaden existing powers and allow Ankara to order military action to "defeat attacks directed towards our country from all terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria". ... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:34 am
Hong Kong democracy protesters and... By Donny Kwok and Irene Jay Liu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, as demonstrations spread to a new area of the city, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government. There was little sign of momentum flagging on the fifth day of the student-led protest, whose aim has been to occupy sections of the city, including around the Central financial district, in anger at a Chinese decision to limit voters' choices in a 2017 leadership election. ... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 4:38 am
At least 10 people killed in... By Maria Tsvetkova DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, city authorities and Reuters witnesses said. There were no children among those killed in the shelling at School No. 57 on the first day of the new school year, though witnesses said the dead included a biology teacher and the parent of a child at the school. Reuters correspondents saw the bodies of three adults at the school and an additional six bodies in a burnt-out mini-van and on streets nearby. ... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:28 am
An environmentalist's calculated... By Paulo Prada RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In March 2003, three months into her tenure as Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva gathered a half-dozen aides at the modernist ministry building in Brasilia, the capital. She told them the new government of President Luiz In??cio Lula da Silva was about to embark on a pharaonic infrastructure project for Brazil's arid Northeast. The project, a still-ongoing effort to reroute water from one of Brazil's biggest rivers, had previously been opposed by environmentalists, including Silva herself. "Instead of fighting, she was merely trying to mitigate." Lisboa would not be the last person surprised by Silva, a former rubber tapper and maid and now a frontrunner in Brazil's presidential election race. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:05 am
Japan volcano death toll rise to... TOKYO (Reuters) - The death toll from Japan's volcanic eruption rose to 48 on Wednesday, the worst in 88 years, after more victims were discovered on the ash-covered summit. Military searchers resumed a recovery operation with helicopters early on Wednesday a day after officials called off rescue efforts because of poisonous gas and fears of another blast. The eruption of 3,067-metre (10,062-foot) Mount Ontake, 200 km (125 miles) west of Tokyo, blanketed the peak with a deadly rain of ash and stone as it was crowded with climbers and hikers enjoying the autumn colours. ... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:08 am
Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m' David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:12 am
Body find sparks Alice murder probe The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a "significantly concealed" body is found. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:46 am
Defiant HK protests on National Day Thousands gather in central Hong Kong for pro-democracy rallies on China's national day, despite a call by leader CY Leung to work with Beijing. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:17 am
Family appeal over Syria case teen The family of a missing 15-year-old girl who is feared to have travelled to Syria make an appeal for her return. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:22 am
Moazzam Begg terror charges dropped Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has seven terror charges against him dropped, including an allegation that he attended a training camp in Syria. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:35 am
Hong Kong packed with National Day... Student leaders threaten to take over government buildings if autonomous region's leader does not resign by Thursday. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:27 am
More US strikes as ISIL advance on... Efforts continue to repel Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters as they advance within two kilometres of Kobane. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:39 am
UK drops charges against... Moazzam Begg to be released on Wednesday after seven terrorism charges related to Syria are dropped at pre-trial review. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:10 am
Suicide bombers attack Afghan army... At least seven people killed and 21 injured in twin attacks, a day after signing of US-Afghan security pact. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 3:47 am
Karadzic says prosecutors lying at... Ex-Bosnian Serb leader says prosecution does not have "single valid piece of hard evidence" as genocide trial nears end. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:53 am
Court Throws Out Fannie, Freddie... A district-court judge dismissed claims brought against the federal government and U.S. officials for a decision to sweep nearly all of the profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the U.S. Treasury.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:39 pm
Investors See Reasons to Jump Into... A resurgent dollar is remaking the investment landscape as Fed stimulus ends, in a shift many fund managers expect will propel U.S. stocks, and even bonds, to fresh gains.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 5:18 am
New Pimco Captain's Style: More... Pacific Investment Management Co.'s strategy won't substantially change under new Chief Investment Officer Daniel Ivascyn, but its culture might.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:17 am
Investors May Wait Longer Under... A new compromise proposal on identifying audit-firm partners would require investors to wait longer to find out who exactly is in charge of a company's audit.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:46 am
EBay to Spin Off PayPal Business Coming competition in paying for everyday purchases with smartphones, including an aggressive entry from Apple, pushed online retailer eBay to reverse course and set free its PayPal unit.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:36 pm
At least 10 people killed in... LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - When Britain lost its last native car company 20 years ago, it was lamented across the political spectrum as a national catastrophe.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:19 am
Turkey mulls military action... TOKYO (Reuters) - The death toll from Japan's volcanic eruption rose to 48 on Wednesday, the worst in 88 years, after more victims were discovered on the ash-covered summit.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:34 am
An environmentalist's calculated... MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces launched air strikes on Islamic State fighters who are besieging a Kurdish town near the Syrian border with Turkey on Wednesday, Kurdish sources in the town and a monitoring group said, a rare daylight coalition attack.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:05 am
At least 10 people killed in... KABUL (Reuters) - Two Taliban suicide bombers carried out separate attacks on Afghan army vehicles in Kabul on Wednesday, killing seven people and injuring 19, the government said, a day after Afghanistan signed security deals with NATO and the United States.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:54 am
Ackman's Pershing Square raises $3... HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, as demonstrations spread to a new area of the city, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:36 am
Likud MK Feiglin accuses... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:52 am
Monitor: Islamic State beheads... PA president says that he will pursue membership at the International Criminal Court if the US vetoes his resolution that would set a timetable for Israeli withdrawal from West Bank. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:32 am
Military Police investigating... Geo-cartagraphia poll also finds that 51% of respondents said businesses that refused to fire employees who speak against the IDF should be boycotted. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:09 am
Yom Kippur and Id al-Adha to... The 14-year-old was suspended from school after posting a video saying he wants to cut off Jews' heads. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 12:48 am
Christian Tourism: Jesus in Jaffa Volunteer organizations arrange meals for singles on the High Holy Days, the festivals and Shabbat. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 5:03 am
Big Brother spying from space THERE’S nowhere now to run and hide. A new weapon has been added to investigators’ arsenal — and it involves spies from the sky. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 10:00 am
The man leading our IS air strikes AUSTRALIAN Air Commodore Steve ‘Zed’ Roberton grew up preferring surfing to planes, until a former girlfriend inspired him to take up flying – now he’s a war hero waiting in the wings. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 10:00 am
White woman ???given wrong sperm??? A WHITE woman in the US is suing a sperm bank, alleging the firm mistakenly gave her vials from a black donor. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 5:11 am
Show your gun, get 10% off your... RESTAURANTS use all sorts of gimmicks to get customers through their doors. But a ‘meal deal’ has taken on a whole new meaning at this diner. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 2:14 am
World???s oldest clown dies at 98 FLOYD “Creeky” Creekmore, who spent his life delighting sick and well children with magic tricks and gags, has died at age 98. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 2:04 am
Alice Gross: Where the police... The discovery of a body in the Alice Gross inquiry means forensic evidence will now play a key role in the police investigation Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:00 am
Why Norway is the best place in... Norway is the best country in which to grow old, according to new research - while Britain does not make it into the top ten Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:54 am
Mother of 15-year-old 'jihadist'... Safiya and Mohammed Hussien speak publicly for the first time since their daughter Yusra ran away from home and flew to Turkey on a suspected mission to join Islamic State fighters in Syria Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:54 am
Lord Hill: I will put EU laws... Lord Hill has vowed that as the European Union's new financial services regulator he will "work for the common European interest" to ensure there is no return to "wild risk taking" in City of London Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:53 am
David Cameron pledges tax cuts for... David Cameron has said he wants to increase the personal allowance to ??12,500 and take millions of ordinary workers out of the 40p rate Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:38 am
Standoff in Hong Kong on China's... Neither officials nor the pro-democracy protesters appear ready to compromise.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 12:59 am
Paramedics, ER staff under Ebola... After Ebola diagnosis, health officials begin 'contact investigation.'
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:40 pm
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Gov. Jerry Brown signs California... The law lets people ask a judge to remove guns from a relative they think poses a threat.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:48 am
Bodies found on Japan volcano,... A dozen more bodies were found Wednesday near the ash-covered summit.
Posted on 01 October 2014 | 1:28 am
City Room: New York Today: Month... Wednesday: A festival for every taste, clouds stick around, and a case of burglar vs. Swedish tourist. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:03 am
Latest News: Ebola, Netanyahu,... Here???s what you need to know to start your day. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:01 am
Detentions of Hong Kong Protest... The Chinese authorities have detained nearly two dozen people in an effort to contain the spread of pro-democracy sentiment, a report said Wednesday. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:54 am
Taliban Stage Attacks One Day... The attacks on military transport vehicles killed seven Afghan soldiers and wounded nearly 20 others, officials said. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:51 am
Bits Blog: German Regulator Warns... The city of Hamburg???s data protection commissioner said the tech giant???s information gathering risked creating ???meaningful and comprehensive??? records of individuals without consent. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 7:47 am
PM Pledges Tax Cut For Millions Of... David Cameron says he will balance the nation's books and deliver tax cuts to "hard-working families" in his conference speech. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:14 am
Key Points Of PM's Party... David Cameron has set out his party's stall ahead of the 2015 general election with tax cuts as the centrepiece. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:00 am
Alice Gross: 'Now A Murder... Detectives leading the search for the missing 14-year-old say "significant efforts" were made to conceal the human remains. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:00 am
Alice Gross: What We Know About... Arnis Zalkalns was in the UK after reportedly killing his wife over a dispute about her sexuality and burying her in a forest. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 5:58 am
DVLA Swamped By Drivers As Tax... Some motorists find the vehicle licensing agency website down and enquiry lines blocked, amid a turbulent changeover in systems. Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:51 am
Imposter is dining out on his Rod... On a summer???s night in New York City a man who looked a lot like Rod Stewart
arrived at a... Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:00 pm
Cameron in tax cut pledge for high... Future tax cuts for low earners and middle-class families formed the
centrepiece of David Cameron???s election pitch to voters today.... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 9:13 am
Moazzam Begg to be freed after... The prosecution of Moazzam Begg, the former Guantanamo Bay detaineee, was
abandoned suddenly today when prosecutors said they would be... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 8:15 am
US ebola patient was sent home... The first man to be diagnosed with ebola in the United States was initially
sent home with antibiotics before his... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:52 am
Sterling tumbles on weak... Growth in Britain???s factories has all but stalled as demand has tailed off
both home and abroad, raising fresh concerns... Posted on 01 October 2014 | 6:47 am
Obama: Allies Will Soon Take... Filed under: Democrats, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, International, Congress, Conservatives'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 10:11 pm
Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden... Filed under: Senate, Democrats, Republicans, 2012 ElectionsDemocrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:30 pm
South Dakota Governor Signs Tough... Filed under: AbortionThe measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:04 pm
Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's... Filed under: Senate, House, Democrats, Republicans, Abortion, CongressThe Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 4:44 pm
Half of Americans Approve of... Filed under: Polls, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, Poll Watch, IndependentsObama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 1:46 pm
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