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Ebola Reported In Mali

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Ebola is being reported in another West African nation. Mali confirmed its first case of the deadly virus, which has killed nearly 49-hundred people. The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola has now hit six West African countries. Mali's Health Minister says the patient is a two-year-old girl who recently arrived from nearby Guinea.

Ottawa Slowly Returning To Normal After Attacks

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Ottawa, ON) -- The Canadian capital is slowly returning to normal a day after two shooting incidents rocked the city.   Police Chief Charles Bordeleau says only a few areas of downtown Ottawa remain cordoned off. All Ottawa police stations are back to being open to the public and providing all services. Bordeleau says those…

Hagel: U.S. Committed To Maintaining Forces In South Korea

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Arlington, VA) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. is committed to maintaining U.S. forces in South Korea. In a Pentagon briefing with his South Korean counterpart, Hagel said North Korea continues to threaten the security and stability of the region.

Israel Vows Crackdown After Palestinian Car Attack

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- Israel's top man is talking tough after a Palestinian man drove his speeding car into a crowd of pedestrians, leaving a baby dead and six other people hurt. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted that any attempt to harm Israelis will be met with "the harshest response." Wednesday's crash in east Jerusalem ended with…

Treasury: ISIS Earns Millions From Oil, Ransoms

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- U.S. Treasury Undersecretary David Cohen says ISIS earns about one-million dollars a day through the sale of smuggled oil.   Another 20-million has been earned this year in kidnappings-for-ransom. In a White House briefing, Cohen said the U.S. and partners are actively going after ISIS revenue sources, including "external funding networks." He…