Tuesday September 16, 2014

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As international response to Ebola ramps up, Doctors Without Borders warns it's still too slow

DAKAR, Senegal - International efforts to stop the accelerating spread of Ebola in West Africa were ramping up Tuesday, but a medical charity warned that the response is still dangerously behind and time is running out to act....

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International News

Iraqi officials: Prime minister has completed Cabinet, filling key posts of defence, interior

BAGHDAD - Iraqi lawmakers say the country's prime minister has made his decision on the remaining posts in his Cabinet, including the critical positions of interior minister and defence minister....


Taliban suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops in strike on convoy near US Embassy in Kabul

KABUL - A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said....


2 killed in pileup involving dozens of cars on Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist....


Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded

COPENHAGEN - A person opened fire Tuesday inside a court building in the Danish capital, Copenhagen, authorities said. One man was killed and another was seriously wounded....


Northern California wildfire destroys or damages 100 homes; 1,500 evacuated

WEED, Calif. - A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people,...


Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health...








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