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Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths: World Bank

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the...

Fast-food workers to launch intensified protests across US

(Reuters) - McDonald's line cooks, Burger King cashiers and other fast‑food restaurant workers across the U. S. plan to walk off the job on...

UN chief says 'no military solution' to Ukraine crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki‑moon warned Western powers Tuesday "there is no military solution" to the Ukraine crisis, as NATO pre

US forces conduct operation in Somalia: Pentagon

US military forces carried out an operation against Al‑Qaeda‑linked Shebab militants in Somalia, Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John...

Hong Kong police arrest 22 pro-democracy protesters

Hong Kong police have arrested at least 22 people during a series of protests targeting a senior Chinese official visiting the city, authorities said...

Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their...

Amnesty condemns IS 'ethnic-cleansing' in Iraq

Amnesty International has accused Islamic State jihadists of "systematic ethnic cleansing" and mass killings of minorities in northern Iraq, in a...

Florida power utilities fear return of 'Green Governor' Charlie Crist

MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made...