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    2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

    Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta next week for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday.

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    2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.

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    Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty

    President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday that the United States remains deeply concerned that Russia is ramping up support for pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. He later conceded that pressure from recently imposed U.S. and European sanctions “hasn’t resolved...

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    Uganda court invalidates anti-gay law

    A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, pleasing activists and watchdog groups who called the measure draconian and wanted it repealed.

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    Investigators collecting remains, evidence from crash site

    International investigators on Friday collected decomposing remains and belongings of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster after finally getting access to the eastern Ukraine crash site, Dutch officials reported.

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    Poland marks 70th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

    Sirens let out a long and mournful wail and people and traffic stood still on the streets of Warsaw on Friday as Poland commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, a revolt against Nazi Germany that ended tragically for the Poles.

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    Islamic State’s brutal videos send message to friend and foe alike

    The Islamic State, the radical Islamist group that now controls large swaths of eastern Syria and northern and central Iraq, posted another slickly produced video online this week that warns its religious and political rivals that they face brutal torture and execution if captured.

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    Polling shows Americans remain supportive of Israel in Gaza conflict

    Public support for Israel among Americans has remained strong through the most recent outbreak of conflict in Gaza, new surveys have shown, though attitudes among younger Americans and Democrats are less pro-Israel than they have been during previous fighting. 

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    American detained in North Korea feels ‘abandoned'

    The sister of an American tour guide who has been detained in North Korea for nearly two years renewed her urgent call for his release Thursday, saying that reports he feels abandoned are devastating.

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    Gas explosions kill 25, injure 267 in Taiwan

    At least 25 people were killed and 267 injured when underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan’s second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as they searched for the cause.

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