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Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola
The Western African nation of Sierra Leone is taking drastic steps to try to slow the spread of the Ebola virus. Starting at midnight tonight, there will be a three-day nationwide shutdown. The nation's six million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding. They'll also be handing out soap.
France dismisses accusations it pays ransoms
President Francois Hollande is dismissing widespread suspicion that the French government pays ransoms to extremist groups to free French hostages.
White House orders plan for antibiotic resistance
It's a sign of the serious threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs. The president is ordering the government to create a national plan to fight the germs by early next year.
Scots decide whether to declare independence
By day's end, voters in Scotland will have decided the future of their country's union with England -- which has lasted for 307 years.
France to provide air support in Iraq
French President Francois Hollande says he's agreed to Iraq's request for air support against Islamic State fighters who've captured swathes of the country.
US: Syrian rebel training may start in 3 months
The top U.S. military officer says it will take at least three months to begin to train and arm moderate Syrian rebel forces.
Ukraine asks for more help
The president of Ukraine is asking the U.S. to give his soldiers lethal military equipment in its battle against Russian-backed separatists.
British Muslims plead for hostage under threat
British Muslim leaders have made a plea for the safety of a British hostage threatened with beheading by Islamic State extremists in Syria.
Group says 3 million Syrian children not in school
An international aid group says that nearly three million Syrian children are not attending school due to the war raging in their country.
Philippine agents arrest 43 in cybersex raids
Philippine authorities say they have arrested 43 suspected members of a syndicate that runs a lucrative online cybersex operation catering to clients worldwide.
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Jack White takes aim at Rolling Stone magazine during Boston gig
Rocker Jack White turned on music bible Rolling Stone and its ...
Stars launch last-minute pleas in Scottish vote
Famous Scots including Annie Lennox, Alan Cumming and Kevin McKidd ...

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