Archive for August 9th, 2014

Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

August 9, 2014
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Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caterpillar has evacuated a handful of employees from Liberia. Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. has suspended a drilling project. British Airways has canceled flights to the region. ExxonMobil and Chevron are waiting to see whether health officials can contain the danger.
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Obama offers no time limit on Iraq military action

August 9, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday refused to give a time limit on America’s renewed military involvement in Iraq, saying he doesn’t think “we are going to solve this problem in weeks” as the country struggles to form a new government.
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A warning on ‘torture report’ release

August 9, 2014
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A warning on ‘torture report’ release


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James Brady’s death ruled a homicide

August 9, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — This week’s death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has been ruled a homicide, District of Columbia police said Friday.
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