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10/8/2014 8:17 PM
Australia launches first airstrike in Iraq
CANBERRA, Australia — Defense officials say an Australian jet fighter has made the country’s first airstrike against an Islamic State target in Iraq since the Australian government committed its air force to combat missions last week.


10/8/2014 2:37 PM
Indiana man threatened with beheading by ISIS
INDIANAPOLIS — Friends of an Indiana man who has been threatened with beheading is Syria say he researched the region and knew the dangers before traveling to the Middle East.

10/8/2014 1:57 PM
Mexican cattle ranchers using illegal chemical
CUERNAVACA, Mexico — Fourteen years after Mexico banned cattle ranchers from using a growth enhancer called clenbuterol, statistics from the federal agency responsible for meat quality show that some Mexican cattlemen just can’t give it up.

10/8/2014 11:56 AM
Kerry urges world to 'step up' Ebola effort
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry is making an urgent appeal for nations to “step up” their response to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. He says more money, equipment and personnel are needed now.

10/8/2014 10:03 AM
Asia, Americas see 'blood moon'
TOKYO  — Evening viewers in much of Asia and early risers in parts of the Americas were treated to a stunning lunar eclipse today, though clouds obscured it for some.

10/8/2014 9:10 AM
Strong quake shakes southwestern China
BEIJING — A strong, shallow earthquake that shook southwestern China overnight killed at least one person, damaged buildings and prompted thousands to camp outside as aftershocks continued to strike the area, officials said today.

10/8/2014 9:09 AM
Doc: Spanish woman touched face with Ebola glove
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone  — Spanish health officials say they are investigating whether a nursing assistant infected with Ebola got the disease after she touched her face with protective gloves after leaving the quarantine room where an Ebola victim was being treated.

10/8/2014 9:08 AM
5 men executed in Afghan gang rape case
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities executed five men who were convicted of armed robbery and gang rape, the Kabul police chief said, following a case that galvanized the nation in recent weeks.





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