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3/29/2015 4:04 PM
Liberia urges caution to beat Ebola
MONROVIA - Liberia called upon Ebola survivors on Sunday to extend a period of sexual abstinence or protected sex beyond an already advised three months following their recovery, amid fears the country's latest case may have resulted from sexual transmission.

3/29/2015 1:43 PM
ISIS beheads 8 Shiites in Syria
BEIRUT — A new video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shiite Muslims. The video posted on social media said the men were beheaded in the central Syrian province of Hama.

3/29/2015 8:39 AM
25 hospitalized as Air Canada plane skids off runway
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — An Air Canada plane made an “abrupt” landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said early Sunday that 25 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

3/29/2015 6:29 AM
Pope Francis leads Palm Sunday procession
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has walked solemnly through St. Peter’s Square in a Palm Sunday procession to usher in Holy Week ahead of Easter.

3/28/2015 7:09 PM
Boko Haram kills 41, prevents voting
ABUJA, Nigeria — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation’s history.

3/28/2015 4:36 PM
Eiffel Tower goes dark
PARIS — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly, with lights going out to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.

3/28/2015 8:26 AM
Somalia hotel siege ends with 17 dead
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded.

3/28/2015 6:35 AM
Saudi king vows to continue strikes in Yemen
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Saudi King Salman has vowed that the military intervention in Yemen will not stop until the country is stable and safe.

3/28/2015 6:31 AM
2 Czechs kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 freed
PRAGUE — Two Czech tourists who were abducted by gunmen two years ago as they were traveling on a bus through southwestern Pakistan have been released, the Czech government said on Saturday.

3/27/2015 5:57 PM
Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned
ROME -- Italy’s highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated people on both sides of the Atlantic.

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