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Virus expert sees 'silver lining' in Ebola outbreak in Africa

Ambassadors joined students and teachers to discuss the challenges and opportunities Africa's economy faces.

Fight for Brazil's battleground state heats up

Brazil's deadlocked presidential race is the most heated since the nation returned to democracy, and nowhere is the battle more bare-knuckled than in the state where both candidates were born. Read more »

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Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insurgency spearheaded by the Islamic State group. Read more »

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Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation... Read more »

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Pay raises are more rare despite strong US hiring

U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months. Read more »

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Facebook is now helping its female employees start a family ... eventually

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Facebook and Apple are willing to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. Why potential mothers should give it a "like." Read more »

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Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Read more »

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EU seeking to create $1.27 billion Ebola fund

European Union nations are working to reach 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid by the end of the week to fight Ebola in West Africa and are seeking a common approach to the crisis. Read more »

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US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants. Read more »

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1st District race features Donna McAleer challenging Rob Bishop – again

Two candidates who marched down the same campaign trail two years ago are once again making a bid for the seat in Utah's 1st Congressional District. Any similarities between Republican incumbent... Read more »

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On campaign trail, Obama says GOP is peddling fear

Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama accused Republicans of peddling fear and cynicism on Sunday as he rallied voters for Democrat Anthony Brown's... Read more »

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Ex-A.G.s John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff due in court Monday; now both want separate trials

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow wants his criminal case separated from the case against his predecessor Mark Shurtleff, and he wants the state to return his $10,000 in cash. Both are... Read more »

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5 candidates vie for Utah's 3rd Congressional District

Democratic challenger Brian Wonnacott takes on Republican incumbent Jason Chaffetz in the race for Utah's 3rd Congressional District, along with two unaffiliated candidates and one American... Read more »

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BLM: Plan to manage public land in Nevada balanced

Federal land managers say their preferred plan to manage 3.1 million acres of public land in southern Nevada would balance resource development and protection. Read more »

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Test shows Spain nursing assistant clear of Ebola

A Spanish nursing assistant appears to have recovered from the Ebola virus, authorities said Sunday, nearly two weeks after she became the first person infected outside West Africa in the current... Read more »

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3 Ohioans now quarantined after Ebola nurse visit; 153 people being monitored

Two more people have been quarantined in northeast Ohio following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola, raising the total to three following the issuance of new monitoring... Read more »

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Obama moves into 2014 campaign mode

President Barack Obama is shifting into campaign mode for the first time this year. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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NY Gov. Cuomo raises profile — but for what?

With a new book, an appearance on David Letterman and high-profile trips overseas, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is raising his national profile and laying the ground work for what might be an... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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South Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along border

North Korean and South Korean troops exchanged fire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Yemen's Shiite rebels take town south of capital

Yemen's Shiite rebels captured a town south of the capital Sanaa early on Sunday, when they also blew up the home of a rival Islamist politician, security officials said. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Low expectations as China considers legal reforms

The most important meeting of the year for the 205 members of China's ruling Communist Party's Central Committee, beginning Monday, will focus on how to rule the country in accordance with law. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Turkey would oppose US arms transfers to Kurds

Turkey wouldn't agree to any U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying Sunday, as the extremist group... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Marine suspect in Philippine killing tests US ties

Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Utahns urge lawmakers to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion alternative

About 100 Utahns held a vigil on the state Capitol steps Saturday night urging the Utah Legislature to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah Plan. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Texas GOP closing in on another Election Day sweep

The biggest shake up of Texas politics in decades is two weeks away. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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