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Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters ride a vehicle in the western outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobane on October 17, 2014Kurdish fighters also say they hope to receive additional assistance.


2014-10-20 03:38:46 -0600

DNC Chairwoman and Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzWASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats' campaign arm on Monday said it raised almost $17 million last month and has $34 million saved for the final weeks of the election.


2014-10-20 03:06:21 -0600

Spain: Nursing assistant clear of Ebola virusABUJA (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation declared Nigeria Ebola free on Monday after a 42 day period with no new cases, in a success story with lessons for countries still struggling to contain the deadly virus. "Nigeria is now free of Ebola," WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital Abuja, prompting a round of applause from other officials. "This is a spectacular success story ... It shows that Ebola can be contained but we must be clear that we have only won a battle, the war will only end when West Africa is also declared free of Ebola. ...


2014-10-20 05:25:17 -0600