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Extremists launch new attack on Syrian border town

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Fighters from the Islamic State group launched Saturday a new offensive on the northern Syrian town of Kobani after …

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in …

New York hospital treating Ebola doctor DENIES suffering 'staff shortage after nurses called in sick out of fear of being infected with deadly virus'

The New York hospital where the city's first Ebola patient is being treated has denied claims that hoards of health workers have called in sick out …

Disease

23 ridiculous products you need to survive America’s “Ebola apocalypse”

The disease has landed in New York City, and a few online retailers are cashing in on the resulting panic<p>Timothy McGrath<p>October 25, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>Ebola has hit New York City, and now the misplaced hysteria that had just begun to relax after those …

Gordon Brown Tipped As New Leader Of Scottish Labour After Johann Lamont's Shock Move

Speculation has begun over who will replace Johann Lamont after the Scottish Labour Party leader quit with an attack on Westminster colleagues who …

Britain warns of 'exceptionally high' level of anti-terrorism activity

LONDON (Reuters) - British police are carrying out security investigations at an “exceptionally high” pace not seen in years to disrupt potentially deadly plots directed from abroad, notably Syria, the country’s top counter-terrorism officer said on Friday.<p>Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner …

US steps up response as Ebola worries grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government's ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban on travel to the U.S. from the West African outbreak zone. The White House said other measures are more effective.<p>The administration spent the …

US steps up strikes on ISIL in Syria's Kobane

Intensified US air attacks have pounded ISIL targets in and near the Syrian border town of Kobane for a third day, with 14 reported in the last 24 hours, as Kurdish commanders asked for more weapons to push the group back.<p>The attacks on Wednesday and Thursday appear to have slowed the group's …