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Deadly Rebel Attack In Center Of Ebola Outbreak Stalls Work

Deadly Rebel Attack In Center Of Ebola Outbreak Stalls Work

By AL-HADJI KUDRA MALIRO and CARA ANNA , Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo’s military said Sunday, as the violence again forced crucial virus containment efforts to be suspended. “It will be very…

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Growing Lottery Jackpots To Tempt Players This Week

Growing Lottery Jackpots To Tempt Players This Week

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot will top $620 million this week because no one won Saturday’s drawing, but that may seem relatively small compared to the $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing expected on Tuesday. Both lottery jackpots will approach new heights this week. The Mega Millions jackpot will likely set a new…

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Taiwan Train Derailment Kills 17, Injures 132

Taiwan Train Derailment Kills 17, Injures 132

By RALPH JENNINGS , Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Seventeen people were killed and at least 132 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan’s newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said. The Puyuma express train was carrying more than 366 passengers from a suburb of Taipei…

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Trump Says US Will Pull Out of Intermediate Range Nuke Pact

Trump Says US Will Pull Out of Intermediate Range Nuke Pact

ELKO, NV (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will exit a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the former Soviet Union. He says Russia is violating the pact and it’s preventing the U.S. from developing new weapons. The 1987 pact, which helps protect the security of the U.S. and its allies…

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Dodgers Beat Brewers in Game 7, Face Red Sox in World Series

Dodgers Beat Brewers in Game 7, Face Red Sox in World Series

MILWAUKEE, WI (AP) — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the bullpen to finish off the Milwaukee Brewers and return to the World Series. Puig broke open a tight contest with a three-run homer…

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