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Ukraine Blames Rebels For Shelling CiviliansMoscow is told to scale back on its Ukraine intervention or face more sanctions.


2014-08-30 17:29:31 -0600

US Air Force members walk to their aircraft for an in-air refueling mission over Iraq on August 11, 2014The attacks near Iraq's Mosul Dam significantly damage an ISIL building, Pentagon says.


2014-08-30 15:26:25 -0600

In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a health worker measures a patient's temperature at the Connaught Hospital, which has suffered the loss of medical workers in the past from the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan was one of those on the front lines of the Ebola outbreak. The tireless Khan was jovial but forceful, doling out praise and criticism to junior doctors at his hospital. But Khan became infected and died, and so have at least 120 other medical workers in Sierra Leone and in three other countries, creating immediate and long-term impacts in a region that already had an understaffed and under equipped health care system. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone to coordinate with the Ministry of Health, to deal with personnel issues and tend to hospital business.


2014-08-30 09:19:13 -0600