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Ebola Deaths Hit 5K In West Africa

Posted On November 12, 2014

(Geneva) -- The death toll from Ebola in the three hardest-hit countries in West Africa is now over five-thousand. The World Health Organization announced Wednesday that 51-hundred-47 people have died from the virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. There have been over 14-thousand cases. The organization says there's been a sharp increase in the…

Russia Says Bombers Will Patrol Near North American Waters

Posted On November 12, 2014

(Moscow) -- Moscow claims it's going to have long-range bombers patrolling over the Gulf of Mexico and other bodies of water near North America. Russia's defense minister said Russia needs to secure its military presence in the western Atlantic, eastern Pacific and the waters of the Caribbean. The Pentagon is downplaying the comments. A Defense…

Probe Successfully Lands On Comet

Posted On November 12, 2014

(Berlin) -- After a ten-year chase, a robotic probe has successfully landed on the surface of a comet. Ira Spitzer reports from Berlin.   Play Clip

State Dept Concerned About Renewed Tensions In Ukraine

Posted On November 12, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is concerned about renewed tensions in Eastern Ukraine. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki accused Russian-backed separatists of violating terms of a ceasefire agreement. Pressed about whether Ukraine's government is also violating the ceasefire, Psaki said Ukraine has a right to defend itself. The U.S. and allies have imposed economic sanctions…

Russian Bombers Increasing Patrols

Posted On November 12, 2014

(Undated) -- Russian military officials say their long-range bombers will expand regular patrols to the Arctic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico. This comes after NATO reports an increase in Russian military flights over the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Black, Baltic, and North seas. The European Leadership Network has issued a report saying there…