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Liberia president describes heavy cost of EbolaEbola: Liberia's president appeals to world for help; food deliveries continue in Sierra Leone
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Japan's Justice Minister Midori Matsushima gestures during a press conference to announce her resignation, at her ministry in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Matsushima resigned after the opposition Democratic Party of Japan filed a criminal complaint against her over distribution of hand-held fans, or "uchiwa." Matsushima is also facing complaints over using parliament-provided housing while keeping security guards at her private residence in downtown Tokyo.  (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan trade, justice ministers quit amid scandalsIn blow to Japan's Abe, trade and justice ministers both resign over election fund allegations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Protesters gather at the occupied area in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, early Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Three weeks ago, students at a rally stormed a fenced-off courtyard outside Hong Kong's government headquarters, triggering unprecedented mass protests for greater democracy in the semiautonomous Chinese city. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protestsHong Kong leader says 'external forces' involved in pro-democracy protests
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo provided by the Nepalese army, a Nepalese army soldier searches for avalanche victims at Thorong La pass area in Nepal, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed 38 hikers, had to bring to safety new climbers who set out on the same mountain trails where the blizzards struck. (AP Photo/Nepalese Army)
Nepal to end rescue operation on trekking routeNepal says it will end rescue operation on popular trekking route where 38 died in snowstorms
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Oct. 7, 2014 photo, students sit on a window trying to get a glimpse of the Monte Peloni trail, where four former military men are being accused of human rights violations in Olavarria, Argentina. Townspeople old and young crowd into a room at the local state university, or gather outside at the windows, to hear recollections of kidnapping and torture, of being taken to the bathroom of the old farmhouse, where the most sensitive parts of one’s body were fastened to electrical cables and shocked. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty WarArgentine town faces ghosts of Dirty War as victims of dictatorship face alleged abusers
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Oct. 16, 2014 photo, Yoandi Failu, 34, repairs coil spring of a classic American car in Havana, Cuba. Failu fabricates parts in crude workshops. Many scavenge parts, particularly engines, from Soviet-era cars and trucks. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
AP PHOTOS: New gloss on Cuba's classic carsAP PHOTOS: Economic opening helps put a new gloss on Cuba's classic cars
The Associated Press3 hours ago
CORRECTS LAST NAME OF MOTHER TO LAUDE - In this Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 photo, Julita Laude, mother of killed transgender Jennifer Laude, talks to reporters during a rally near the USS Peleliu, where U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton is said to be held, at the Subic Bay free port, Zambales province, northern Philippines. The killing of Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender whose former name was Jeffrey, has sparked public anger in the Philippines and revived a debate over the U.S. military presence in a country seen by Washington as a major ally in Southeast Asia. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US tiesUS Marine suspected in transgender killing in Philippines tests country's American alliance
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this aerial photo provided by the Department of National Defense Maritime Forces Pacific, a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter flies near a Russian container ship, carrying hundreds of tons of fuel drifting without power in rough seas off British Columbia's northern coast on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The Canadian Forces' joint rescue coordination center in Victoria said the Russian carrier Simushir lost power late Thursday night off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, as it was making its way from Washington state to Russia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Department of National Defense Maritime Forces Pacific)
Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to portAmerican tug towing disabled Russian container ship to Canadian port
The Associated Press7 hours ago
An unidentified mother gets ready to take a picture of her daughter in front of the Carlos III Hospital, where Ebola patient Teresa Romero is receiving treatment, in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test h as shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now clear of all traces of the virus. A blood test has revealed that Teresa Romero's immune system has eliminated the virus from her body, according to a statement released by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's office late Sunday. Romero, 44, had treated two patients who died of Ebola at Carlos III hospital. The first, Miguel Pajares, contracted the disease in Liberia and died on Aug. 12 despite having been treated with the experimental drug ZMapp. The second was Manuel Garcia Viejo who died, aged 69, on Sept. 25. (AP Photo/Gabriel Pecot)
Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test showsSpain nursing assistant who was first to get Ebola outside of Africa beats disease, test shows
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Kenya: 5 suspected bombers killedKenya military: Soldiers kill 5 suspected bombers, recover car bomb and 6 suicide vests
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Swedish Navy  minesweeper HMS Koster patrols in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden, Sunday Oct. 19 2014. The Swedish military's search for evidence of suspected undersea activity in its waters entered its third day on Sunday amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion. The operation was reminiscent of the Cold War, when Sweden's armed forces routinely hunted for Soviet submarines in its waters. The armed forces said it had launched an intelligence operation involving a few hundred people in the Stockholm archipelago after receiving information "from a credible source." (AP Photo/TT News Agency/Marko Saavala)  SWEDEN OUT
Sweden: 3 credible sightings in submarine searchSwedish military: 3 credible sighting of foreign undersea activity during past few days
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Bakers put the final touches on a giant "koulouri" (bread ring similar to a bagel or pretzel) that encircled the medieval White Tower, in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki on Sunday, October 19, 2014. The 165-m (540-ft) diameter product weighed 1.35 tons before baking. The bakers next plan to build a ring bread around the burial ground in Amphipolis, northeast of Thessaloniki. (AP Photo/Grigoris Siamidis)
Greek bakers encircle monument with ring breadGreek bakers make 1.35-ton ring bread, plan to encircle ancient grave soon
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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