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  • Canada sends CF-18 Hornet fighters to help fight against ISIL

    2014-10-22 10:54

    An air fleet consisting of CF-18 Hornet fighters on Tuesday departed from Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake in Albert of Canada for the Middle East in support of the efforts to fight against the Islamic State.

  • US says DPRK releases American citizen

    2014-10-22 10:35

    The United States said on Tuesday that one of three Americans held by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been released and was heading home.

  • Healthcare workers attend Ebola educational session in NY

    2014-10-22 09:43

    Thousands of healthcare workers representing dozens of clinical and non-clinical positions attended the session that featured experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other area infection control experts to provide training and information on caring for potential Ebola patients.

  • US imposes sanctions on two extremists

    2014-10-22 09:23

    The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on a leader of a Pakistani militant group and former doctor to Osama bin Laden, the late leader of al-Qaida.

  • Obama votes early in Chicago, encourages others to follow

    2014-10-21 10:24

    Hoping to encourage turnout among Democrats, US. President Barack Obama took advantage of early voting opportunities in his hometown of Chicago on Monday and cast his electronic ballot at a polling place near his home.

  • China, US partner to train Afghan diplomats

    2014-10-21 10:11

    A group of young Afghan diplomats began a two-week training session in Washington Monday as part of a joint program co-organized by the United States and China.

  • US issues new protocols for treating Ebola patients

    2014-10-21 09:08

    The United States issued stringent new protocols for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed when caring for patients infected with the virus.

  • Ebola watch list shrinks as US ratchets up response

    2014-10-20 17:20

    The first group of people monitored for Ebola in the US will clear the three-week observation period midnight Sunday, with none exhibiting symptoms, as the federal authorities and Pentagon are ratcheting up responses to fight the deadly disease.

  • Zombies crawl in New York

    2014-10-20 13:32

    Zombies crawl in New York

  • US airdrops arms to Kurds in Kobani, Syria

    2014-10-20 11:51

    The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

  • China, US exchange views ahead of Obama's visit

    2014-10-20 02:18

    Discussions mainly focused on the two countries' preparations for Obama's visit early next month, when the president will also attend the informal leaders' meeting of the APEC in Beijing.

  • China says it's hard to resume cyber security talks with US

    2014-10-20 04:31

    Resuming cyber security cooperation between China and the United States would be difficult because of "mistaken US practices", China's top diplomat told US Secretary of State John Kerry.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.