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New Ebola Screening Procedures At Dulles Airport Take EffectWASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday.


2014-10-21 11:28:48 -0600

A member of the Iraqi security force searches a man at a checkpoint in RamadiIn recent weeks, the world has watched the battle to save Syria’s border town of Kobani from Islamic State. But the radical jihadists have for longer been engulfing another strategically more vital target - Iraq’s western Anbar province and its road to Baghdad.


2014-10-21 12:57:49 -0600

FILE- In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea, speaks to The Associated Press, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Fowle, detained since May and charged with "anti-state" crimes there, has lost his job in Ohio. The city of Moraine, Ohio decision to terminate the 56-year-old's job effective Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, includes severance pay and reinstatement ability. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.


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