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As Ebola's Spread Continues, Warnings of an Inadequate Global Response

More volunteers are desperately needed, officials say.<p>The battle against Ebola is winnable, public health officials say, but a growing chorus of institutions and experts is warning this week that an insufficient global response to West Africa's epidemic may put a solution to the crisis out of reach.<p>…

Al-Qaeda Leader Calls For Creation Of Al-Qaeda In India

Still no response from al-Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri regarding ISIS' recent actions.<p>A video that appears to show al-Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri calling for the creation of an al-Qaeda branch on the Indian subcontinent circulated Wednesday. It was unclear when the video was actually filmed. …

U.S. Doctor Didn't Treat Ebola Patients Yet Still Caught The Virus

Christian aid group SIM has identified the third American to catch the disease as Dr. Rick Sacra.<p>The 51-year-old family physician from Massachusetts has been working on and off in Liberia with his wife, Debbie, since 1995. He joined SIM in the late '80s and between 2008 and 2010 was the acting …

Biden: We'll follow terrorists to 'gates of hell'

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said America will follow the terrorists who posted videos showing the beheading of two …

Family of girl who accidentally killed instructor with Uzi is 'devastated'

The family of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot and killed an Arizona instructor with an Uzi is "devastated" and asking for privacy, according to a statement from a family lawyer.<p>"Words cannot express the family's sadness about the accidental shooting of Charles Vacca," attorney Kevin Walsh …

Central African town stormed by gunmen

At least five people have been killed during an attack by armed men on a northern town in the Central African Republic, a source in the African peacekeeping force has said.<p>Heavily armed men believed to be ex-Seleka rebel fighters stormed Nana Bakassa, 300km north of the capital Bangui on Tuesday, …

World leaders eye united front against militants

WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders, nervously eyeing a growing threat from Islamic State militants, will seek to build a united front this week against …

Wales welcomes NATO with high security

The Welsh cities of Newport and Cardiff have been invaded by 10,000 police in special blue-berets as the NATO summit takes over.<p>Starting on Thursday a veritable terrorist’s shopping list of targets arrives in Wales with NATO leaders and some 60 leaders of partner nations and other states.<p>Security …

Lawmakers urge British leaders to fight harder to prevent Scotland split

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron was urged by fellow lawmakers on Wednesday to “drop everything else and fight” to keep Scotland part of the United Kingdom, two weeks before a referendum vote which polls show is becoming increasingly close.<p>The Scottish saltire flag (R) and …

Jihadi John is 'dead man walking', says former security minister

Lord West says Steven Sotloff executioner Jihadi John will be hunted down like Osama bin Laden<p>The British terrorist dubbed “Jihadi John” is a “dead man walking” after killing his second US hostage, the former UK security minister said.<p>Admiral Lord West of Spithead said the fanatic will be hunted …

Isis will be squeezed out of existence, says David Cameron

David Cameron has vowed that Islamic State (Isis) will "be squeezed out of existence", and promised to build a coalition in the region against it that cannot be mistaken for a western-led intervention.<p>His remarks appeared to be preparing the ground for a broad coalition that includes Britain, to …

Putin unveils peace plan for Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin has unveiled a seven-point plan for peace in Ukraine which he said could be approved by rival sides in the conflict during talks scheduled for September 5.<p>"In order to halt bloodletting and stabilise the situation in southeastern Ukraine" Putin called on both Kiev and …