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Second Patient Monitored for Ebola in Texas

Health officials in Texas are monitoring a second patient for Ebola, as they investigate over a dozen individuals who were in contact with the first …

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At Least 10 Dead After Ukraine Shelling on First Day of School

Clashes in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk left at least 10 people dead on Wednesday after a residential area in the city was shelled.<p>Donetsk …

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters heckle chief executive at ceremony

Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests warned they will step up their actions if the territory's top official doesn't resign by Thursday, possibly occupying several important government buildings.<p>Storming government buildings …

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Officials begin tracing contacts of Texas patient diagnosed with Ebola

A man who traveled from Liberia to visit family members in Texas tested positive for Ebola on Tuesday, marking the outbreak's first diagnosis outside of Africa, health officials said.<p>The unidentified patient, who is critically ill, has been cared for in a special isolation ward at Texas Health …

Hong Kong protests approach potential National Day flashpoint

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s leader is willing to let pro-democracy demonstrations blocking large areas of the city go on for weeks if necessary, a source close to him said, while defiant protesters vowed they would not budge.<p>The city’s streets were calm early on Thursday while police largely …