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Sierra Leone wraps up three-day Ebola lockdown

1 hour 54 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leoneans on Sunday celebrated the end of a three-day lockdown aimed at stemming the world's worst ever Ebola epidemic, as authorities claimed the controversial operation had identified dozens of new infections and located scores of bodies. In the most extreme strategy employed by a nation since the epidem...

Fighting close to Libyan oilfield and refinery as rival "oil minister" appears

1 hour 53 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Ayman al-Warfalli and Feras Bosalum BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Soldiers and police have clashed in the last few days near Libya's biggest El Sharara oilfield in the south, while separate fighting erupted in the west not far from the Zawiya refinery, residents and medics said. The violence came as video emerged on social media purportedly showing...

Spain repatriates from Sierra Leone priest diagnosed with Ebola

1 hour 52 minutes ago - Yahoo News
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain on Sunday repatriated from Sierra Leone a Spanish Catholic priest working in the African country who has tested positive for the Ebola virus. The Spanish military plane sent to repatriate Manuel Garcia Viejo, a member of the Hospital Order of San Juan de Dios who worked in the Western city of Lunsar, left the capital Freeto...

Forty migrants missing after raft sinks near Libya - Italy coast guard

1 hour 50 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ROME (Reuters) - Forty migrants were missing after the raft that carried them sank around 30 miles (48.28 kilometres)from eastern Libya, an Italian coast guard official said on Sunday. Italian authorities sent boats to the scene and 55 people have been rescued, but survivors said there were around 95 people in total on the raft, the official said...

Bomb kills three policemen, including witness against Mursi

1 hour 47 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Shadi Bushra CAIRO (Reuters) - A bomb blast beside Egypt's foreign ministry killed three policemen on Sunday, including a key witness in a trial of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. The blast, the worst attack in Cairo for months, killed two police lieutenant colonels and a recruit, according to the foreign ministry. Ajnad Misr, the Isla...

Egypt militants claim blast near foreign ministry

1 hour 44 minutes ago - Yahoo News
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian militant group has claimed responsibility for Sunday's bomb blast in a busy downtown Cairo street near the Foreign Ministry that killed two senior police officers and wounded several other policemen

Police say they've found rifle carried by Pennsylvania ambush suspect

2 hours 17 minutes ago - Fox News
by foxnewsonline@foxnews.com (Fox News Online)

Del. authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuries

2 hours ago - Yahoo News
BEAR, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has died after a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured

Sierra Leone wraps up three-day Ebola lockdown

1 hour 58 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leoneans on Sunday celebrated the end of a three-day lockdown aimed at stemming the world's worst ever Ebola epidemic, as authorities claimed the controversial operation had identified dozens of new infections and located scores of bodies. In the most extreme strategy employed by a nation since the epidem...

Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect

1 hour 55 minutes ago - Yahoo News
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have had no confirmed sightings of the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks 10 days ago, but they say they have found an assault rifle he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail in the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods

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