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Ferguson mayor: No severance package for Wilson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson did not receive a severance package when he resigned over the weekend, the St. Louis …

Death toll from Ebola outbreak nears 7,000 in West Africa: WHO

DAKAR (Reuters) - The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak on record has reached nearly 7,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.<p>A newly-built Ebola treatment center is pictured in Beyla, Guinea, November 25, 2014. Picture taken November 25, 2014. REUTERS/Fabien …

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Surrender To Police

Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man, Chu Yiu-ming surrendered on Wednesday and were released. The decision came after police arrested at least 40 protesters this weekend.

No Bail for Georgia Dad, Stepmom Who Hid Missing Boy in Wall

A father and stepmother, charged with false imprisonment and cruelty to children when a missing 13-year-old boy was found behind a false wall in their suburban Atlanta home, will remain in jail after a judge refused to set bond during their first court hearing Sunday. The boy — who had been …

Protests break out in Cairo following Mubarak acquittal | DW | 29.11.2014

Some 2,000 people protested the verdict near Cairo's Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the 2011 uprising that resulted in the ouster of Mubarak and the …

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'Positive' results in 1st Ebola vaccine trial

The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine has produced promising results, U.S. scientists said, raising hopes that protection from the deadly disease may be on the horizon.<p>All 20 healthy adults who received the vaccine in a trial run by researchers from the National Institutes of …

New nuclear weapons needed, many experts say, pointing to aged arsenal

Two decades after the U.S. began to scale back its nuclear forces in the aftermath of the Cold War, a number of military strategists, scientists and congressional leaders are calling for a new generation of hydrogen bombs.<p>Warheads in the nation's stockpile are an average of 27 years old, which …

North Korea's 'princess' moves closer to center of power

SEOUL (Reuters) - In her slim-fitting trouser suits and black-heeled shoes, Kim Yo Jong cuts a contrasting figure to her pudgy older brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>On Thursday, state media said the younger Kim, 27, had taken a senior position in the ruling Workers’ Party, confirming …

WHO reports sharp rise in Ebola deaths

The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak on record has reached nearly 7,000 in West Africa, according to the World Health Organisation.<p>The toll of 6,928 dead showed a leap of just over 1,200 since the WHO released its previous report on Wednesday, according to a Reuters news agency report.<p>The …