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  • UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

    Updated: 2 min ago

    GENEVA (AP) — The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could end up costing nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday. Even as President Barack Obama was expected to announce the deployment of...

  • Scotland took long road to independence vote

    Updated: 14 min ago

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it's grand, inspiring — and unfinished, ever since the money to build it ran out two centuries ago. It's a...

  • Oligarch buys Russia's most popular social media

    Updated: 15 min ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia's most popular social network, VKontakte, bringing an end to a months-long dispute that saw the original investors sue each other in court....

  • Brazilian archbishop robbed at gunpoint in Rio

    Updated: 15 min ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian church officials say the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro has escaped injury during a robbery by three gunmen. Rio archdiocese spokesman Adionel Carlos da Cunha says the robbery occurred Monday night when Cardinal Orani Joao Tempesta was...

  • Downed wires suspend DC-Philly Amtrak service

    Updated: 16 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak says it's now providing limited service from Washington to Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware. Amtrak had suspended service on the Acela Express and on the Northeast Regional lines Tuesday morning because of downed overhead wires on the tracks. The...

  • Police: Ohio homicide suspect set himself on fire

    Updated: 16 min ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who stepped into traffic and then set himself on fire in an apparent suicide attempt has been connected to a woman found dead in a Cleveland home, authorities said. Hugo Ramos, who was in critical condition at a Cleveland hospital, is a homicide suspect in the...

  • US extremism fight could take cue from Minnesota

    Updated: 16 min ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When young men from Minneapolis began traveling to Somalia seven years ago to join a terror group in the midst of a civil war, investigators trying to stop the recruiting went straight to the city's large Somali community to build trust and gain understanding. The...

  • Exploring 'graveyard of ships' near San Francisco

    Updated: 16 min ago

    GULF OF THE FARALLONES NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY (AP) — Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush. Over the past week, a team from the National...

  • Reserve unit moving to Arizona from Rhode Island

    Updated: 17 min ago

    SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — An Army Reserve military intelligence headquarters unit is moving to Arizona from Rhode Island. Officials at Fort Huachuca (wah-CHU'-kuh) say the headquarters of the 1st Brigade of the 100th Training Division will move in October to the Army base in Sierra...

  • Cancer patient who finished marathon has died

    Updated: 17 min ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman who returned this year to finish the Boston Marathon despite her battle with cancer has died. Elinor Scott-Sutter had nearly finished the marathon in 2013 when two pressure cooker bombs exploded, killed three people and injured dozens of others....

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