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Fewer Migrant Children Are Crossing The U.S.-Mexico Border

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- The number of people trying to illegally cross the U.S-Mexico border is down significantly. Customs and Border Protection says since the beginning of this year, the number of people apprehended crossing the border in September reached its lowest level. Government authorities and human-rights groups attribute the drop to warmer weather, tighter law enforcement…

EU Upholds Sanctions Against Russia

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Brussels) -- The European Union will not ease off economic sanctions against Russia for what it sees as Moscow's part in the Ukraine crisis. Russia continues to deny any involvement in the violence in eastern Ukraine. There was an indication some aspects of the measures, which include targeted travel bans and asset freezes on individuals…

UK Sending 100 Soldiers To Support Ebola Efforts

Posted On October 21, 2014

(London) -- The UK is sending 100 soldiers to Sierra Leone to provide support in combatting the deadly Ebola outbreak. Over 45-hundred people have died from the virus in West Africa, while Britain has provided an aid package worth just over 200-million dollars to try to tackle the problem. Natalie Powell reports.   Play Clip

DHS: West Africa Travelers To Arrive At Five Airports

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Dulles, VA) -- Starting today, all travelers from West Africa must arrive in the U.S. at one of five designated airports that are equipped for enhanced Ebola screening. People coming from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have their temperature checked and are asked about possible exposure to Ebola at New York's JFK, Washington's Dulles, Chicago's…

ISIS Oil Worth $2M A Day

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Terrorist group ISIS is pulling in big money from the oil fields it now controls in Iraq and Syria. A new report from global analytics firm IHS estimates the militants stand to make 800-million dollars a year. Oil is the prime funding source for ISIS, and the reason it can supply itself with…