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10/5/2014 8:03 PM
Journalist with Ebola on way to Neb. hospital
OMAHA, Neb. — An American photojournalist who contracted the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa has begun his journey home for treatment.

10/5/2014 6:26 PM
Honduras detains leaders of drug gang
TEGUCIGALPA - Honduras has arrested two leaders of a major Central American drug gang responsible for transporting cocaine into the United States, the national police said on Sunday.

10/5/2014 1:53 PM
Typhoon heads to Tokyo
TOKYO — A powerful typhoon was heading toward Tokyo today after lashing southern Japan, where it killed at least one U.S. airman on Okinawa island and left two others missing, officials said.

10/5/2014 10:34 AM
Poll: Americans concerned about safety
WASHINGTON — Americans lack confidence in the government’s ability to protect their personal safety and economic security, a sign that their widespread unease about the state of the nation extends far beyond politics, according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll.

10/5/2014 9:44 AM
Brazilians vote in presidential election
RIO DE JANEIRO  — The twists and turns in Brazil’s presidential race ended for at least a few hours today as millions of Brazilians cast ballots in an election expected to force a three-week runoff campaign between incumbent Dilma Rousseff and one of her two top challengers.

10/5/2014 9:39 AM
Japan volcano victims leave photos
TOKYO  — The victims include hiking enthusiasts from a major insurance company. Members of a group of nature lovers studying wild plants. A construction manager who snapped about 100 photos — found on his scratched and dented camera — to show his wife what she was missing because she had to work that day.

10/5/2014 6:54 AM
Extremist group publicly kills 6 in Iraq
BAGHDAD  — Witnesses say Islamic State group militants have publicly killed six Iraqi soldiers in Anbar province, where it continues to make gains despite an expanding U.S.-led campaign of airstrikes.

10/5/2014 6:53 AM
Hong Kong protesters to remove barricades
HONG KONG — Students occupying the area outside Hong Kong’s government headquarters have agreed to remove some barricades that have blocked the building’s entrance during the weeklong pro-democracy protests.

10/4/2014 7:56 PM
Mass grave discovered in Mexico
IGUALA, Mexico — A clandestine grave holding an undetermined number of bodies was found outside a town where violence last weekend resulted in six deaths and the disappearance of 43 students, Mexican officials said today.

10/4/2014 7:43 PM
Libya frees British hostage
LONDON — Britain’s Foreign Office says a teacher who had been held hostage by militants in Libya for the past four months has been safely freed and reunited with his family.

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