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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on a prominent lawmaker and businessman in Myanmar for undermining economic and political reforms in the country, ahead of U.S.
SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - A convoy of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces in Turkey headed on Friday towards the Syrian border where they were expected to help push back Islamic State insurgents encircling
REUTERS - The American nurse who had defied the state of Maine\'s quarantine order after her return from Sierra Leone treating Ebola patients said a judge\'s rejection of the order on Friday was a good
PROVIDENCE R.I. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, hoping for a strong turnout from female voters for Democratic candidates in congressional and gubernatorial elections next week, put women in the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iran\'s foreign minister and the European Union foreign policy chief in Oman on Nov. 9-10 to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue, the U.S.
CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One person was killed and a second person seriously injured on Friday in the crash of a Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship during a test flight in the Mojave Desert in
SANAA (Reuters) - Shi\'ite Houthi rebels set an ultimatum on Friday for Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to form a government in 10 days or face \"other options\", raising the tension in a
ROME (Reuters) - Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East, a move one rights group warned could
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed and over 45 injured in western Honduras on Friday when a bus ran off the road and crashed into a ravine, a government official said.
FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A Maine judge on Friday imposed limited restrictions on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and rejected a bid by state officials for more
GENEVA (Reuters) - The Ebola epidemic has killed 4,951 people out of 13,567 infected in eight countries, the World Health Organisation said on Friday, slightly revising downwards its figures for cases
The head of Burkina Faso\'s armed forces claims power after President Blaise Compaore resigns, amid mass protests against an attempt to extend his 27-year rule. Jillian Kitchener reports.
CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - As Orbital Sciences picks up the pieces, literally and figuratively, after its high-profile rocket launch explosion, accident investigators are looking closely at a
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Aid and some small harvests have helped stave off a feared famine in South Sudan, but any more fighting there could still leave millions facing severe hunger next year, a senior
GENEVA (Reuters) - A 2-year-old girl who brought Ebola to Mali may have had contact with as many as 141 people, 57 of whom have yet to be traced, according to health experts concerned the disease
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Dutch team took advantage of a pause in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday to recover human remains from the Malaysia
BENI Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - A crowd stoned to death a young man in northeast Congo on Friday before burning and eating his corpse, witnesses said, in apparent revenge for a series of
FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A judge on Friday ordered an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone for the disease to obey a state-imposed quarantine after she defied Maine officials
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi tribal leader Sheikh Naeem al-Ga\'oud and his men once helped U.S. Marines drive al Qaeda out of their Anbar Province stronghold. He doesn\'t even put up a brave face when it
Long night for dangling base jumper  (31 October 11:52 pm) 
A base-jumper spent two hours suspended in mid-air overnight after his attempt to jump off a communications tower near St. Louis, Missouri went awry. Don Pessin reports.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has accused Sahara of deliberately failing to sell its marquee overseas hotels in New York and London, seen as crucial to it
ABUJA (Reuters) - A car bomb killed at least 10 people at a crowded bus stop in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Friday morning, emergency services said.
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko threw his support behind Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister on Friday, ending speculation that he would seek to try to bring in his
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The confrontation between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone heated up on Friday when a judge issued a temporary order enforcing a