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Ebola lockdown has Sierra Leone health workers out in force Officials say thousands of health-care workers successfully fanned out across Sierra Leone on the first day of an unprecedented three-day anti-Ebola lockdown despite some logistical blunders. | Sep 20, 2014 3:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ebola burial team attacked in Sierra Leone amid 3-day lockdown Health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital, a police official said. | Sep 20, 2014 3:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Secret Service under scrutiny after intruder gets into White House The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. | Sep 20, 2014 12:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkish hostages seized by ISIS in Iraq released Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Saturday that 49 hostages who were seized by Islamic militants in Iraq have been freed and safely returned to Turkey, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis. | Sep 20, 2014 09:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What's in store for Scotland? Ask Quebec: Don Murray For those with long memories, the morning-after in Scotland indeed the final days of the heated campaign seemed an eerie replay of Quebecs first referendum in 1980, writes Don Murray. | Sep 20, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First Nation girl refuses chemotherapy, may be forced back into treatment Jada Johnsons family is worried the 11-year-old girl will be apprehended by the Childrens Aid Society after they refused chemotherapy in favour of traditional indigenous medicine. Johnson is from same community as Makayla Sault, whose decision to refuse c | Sep 20, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Huge demand swells Alibaba's market value Chinese e-commerce firm's debut as publicly traded company on NYSE sees its stock rising nearly 40 percent on first day.
Al Jazeera | Sep 20, 2014 06:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egyptian pleads guilty in US embassy bombings Adel Abdul Bary pleads guilty in case involving 1998 bombings in Tanzania and Kenya that killed 224 people.
Al Jazeera | Sep 20, 2014 04:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
White House evacuated after man jumps fence, rushes executive mansion Much of the White House was evacuated on Friday after someone jumped over the fence and ran toward the executive mansion, minutes after President Barack Obama had departed. | Sep 20, 2014 01:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ukrainian peace talks lead to buffer zone deal Participants in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw foreign fighters and heavy weapons from the area of conflict in eastern Ukraine. | Sep 20, 2014 01:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend