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9/4/2014 6:44 AM
Report: Dalai Lama is refused S. Africa visa
JOHANNESBURG  — The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry into South Africa where he was going to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, his South African representative said.

9/4/2014 6:43 AM
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9/3/2014 12:17 PM
Group IDs 3rd American with Ebola
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The third U.S. aid worker sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said today.

9/3/2014 1:38 PM
Putin's peace plan: Ukraine withdraws
KIEV, Ukraine  — A day before a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine, calling on the Russian-backed insurgents there to “stop advancing” and urging Ukraine to withdraw its troops from the region.

9/3/2014 10:40 AM
Obama casts Russia as threat
TALLINN, Estonia  — Lashing out at Russia, President Obama today cast Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe. He vigorously vowed to come to the defense of NATO allies that fear they could be Vladimir Putin’s next target.

9/3/2014 6:54 AM
Obama: ISIS videos won't intimidate U.S.
TALLINN, Estonia  — President Obama said today that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to “degrade and destroy” the group.

9/3/2014 6:52 AM
Ukraine says cease-fire steps agreed
KIEV, Ukraine — The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said today that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and a top rebel figure said no cease-fire was possible without Ukraine withdrawing its forces.

9/3/2014 6:51 AM
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9/2/2014 5:14 PM
Obama urges eBola precautions
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died of the disease. He also discouraged the traditional burial practice of directly touching the body of someone who died of Ebola, which is one way the disease has been spreading in the region.

9/2/2014 1:31 PM
American purportedly beheaded
BEIRUT — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, “our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people.”