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Judge rejects Maine's attempt to restrict movements of nurse who defied Ebola quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine - A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola....

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International News

5 football players charged in attack; California University of Pennsylvania forfeits next game

CALIFORNIA, Pa. - Five football players from a state university in western Pennsylvania were arrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and stomped a man outside an off-campus restaurant, then fled yelling "Football...


Fire causes evacuation of French state radio, interrupting broadcasts

PARIS - A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio forced radio stations housed inside to interrupt broadcasts, as columns of black smoke spilled out of windows....


Violent protests push longtime Burkina Faso president from power; army general takes over

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving rulers who had survived previous...


Afghan leader makes rare reference to Taliban by name at Beijing conference

BEIJING, China - Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, in an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks aimed at bringing...


2 boys sue Malaysia Airlines, government over loss of their father on missing Flight 370

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Two Malaysian children sued Malaysia Airlines and the government on Friday over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed in the country by relatives of those aboard the jetliner that...


WHO advises double-gloving and better protection for the face in new guidance on Ebola gear

GENEVA - The U.N. health agency is updating its guidelines for health workers dealing with the deadly Ebola virus, recommending tougher measures such as doubling up on gloves and making sure the mouth, nose and eyes are better protected...








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