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Sierra Leone begins Ebola lockdown

Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases with the entire West African nation...

Convicted Florida felon kills his six grandchildren

A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult...

France launches first airstrike on ISIS target

Joining U. S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrike Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics...

Ambush suspect probably hiding in woods: police

Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer — a...

Scotland votes no to independence

Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

Egyptian to plead guilty over US embassy bombings

An Egyptian man said on Friday he would plead guilty in New York to charges connected with the deadly 1998 bombings of U. S. embassies in Kenya and...

China fines GSK $492 million for bribery

A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3.0 billion yuan ($490 million) following a nearly year‑long bribery probe, the...

Privacy groups take second hit on license plate data

Police across the country are increasingly monitoring car licenses plates, compiling giant databases of ordinary citizens and their daily comings and...