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There Was A Mini-"Friends" Reunion And It Was Perfection

In an exact replica of Monica's kitchen, no less! Could we be more excited?<p>Many have tried to organize an official <i>Friends</i> reunion in the decade since NBC's beloved show went off the air — but we came as close as we likely ever will on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> Wednesday night. The late-night host asked …

Jimmy Kimmel

Ebola outbreak: West Africa travel bans to be lifted

<b>West African health ministers have called for travel restrictions imposed to combat Ebola to be lifted.</b><p>The ministers followed advice from the World Health Organization (WHO) which said that the restrictions create food and supply shortages and harm efforts to contain the deadly virus.<p>The WHO says …

Disease

Exclusive: U.S. may use secrets act to stop suit against Iran sanctions group | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government is considering using a powerful national security law to halt a private lawsuit against a non-profit group, United Against A Nuclear Iran, according to a source familiar with the case.<p>Greek shipowner Victor Restis (C) leaves a court in Athens July 23, 2013. …

Eruption Relieves Pressure In Iceland, But Area Remains Active

<i>Update: Scientists in Iceland say that the effusive eruption released some pressure, reducing seismic activity, but that the overall situation remains active and more eruptions are possible.</i><p>Almost two weeks after a swarm of earthquakes began to signal the restless movement of magma beneath the …

Turkish police fire teargas at protesters after Erdogan sworn in

ISTANBUL, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Turkish police fired teargas and water cannon to disperse protesters in central Istanbul who sought to march in protest at Tayyip Erdogan’s swearing in as Turkey’s president on Thursday.<p>Around 200 protesters gathered in the tourist district of Taksim, chanting slogans …

Russia sends tanks and troops into Ukraine, seizes a strategic town

Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula in a brazen display of support for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian government troops.<p>Defense officials in Kiev, the …

Russia

Barack Obama talks down prospect of imminent strikes in Syria

Republicans lambast the President after he admit White House "doesn't have a strategy yet" for taking on Islamic State<p>President Barack Obama today admitted: "We don't have a strategy yet" to confront the Islamic State (Isil) as he poured cold water on the prospect of imminent <b>US</b> strikes against …

Middle East