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Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729

Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, joining neighboring Liberia in imposing controls as the...

Rescue workers lose hope of India landslide survivors

Rescue workers were losing hope Friday of finding survivors amid the mud and debris from a major landslide in western India, where 150 people are feared to...

Kerry challenges India's Modi over WTO stance

US Secretary of State John Kerry told Narendra Modi that India's stance on a key WTO trade deal sent the wrong message, as he met the country's...

Military: 14 killed, including 10 soldiers, in east Ukraine clash

Fourteen people were killed, including at least 10 government soldiers, in fighting overnight close to...



Today in History

Highlights of this day in history: A shooting rampage takes place at the University of Texas clock tower; Germany declares war on Russia in World War I; Adolf Hitler opens the Berlin Olympics; Author Herman...

ShowBiz Minute: Grammer, Big Bang, Williams

Actor Kelsey Grammer has testified against the appeal of the man who killed his sister nearly 40 years ago; Contract disputes have delayed production of...

Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second‑largest city, authorities said.