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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 air strike on ISIS in Iraq

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...

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...

Alibaba mega IPO caps founder Jack Ma success tale

When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the e‑commerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese...

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.

Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the...