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State Dept Praises Cuba For Ebola Aid

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- U.S. praise for Cuba is rare but it is happening. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf applauded the Cuban government for making a "significant contribution" to global efforts to fight Ebola in West Africa. Cuba is dispatching hundreds of healthcare workers to West Africa. President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have…

State Dept: Kobani Could Fall

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department says the U.S. and its partners are trying to help save Kobani, but the town is still at risk of falling to ISIS. Fierce fighting continues around the Syrian border town. Over the weekend, U.S. planes made multiple drops of weapons, ammunition and medical supplies for Kurdish forces in…

EU Foreign Minister Meeting On Ebola

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Brussels) -- European Union foreign ministers are meeting in Luxembourg to discuss coordinated European response to the ongoing Ebola crisis. It comes as Belgium's hub airport begins screening for the disease with four flights arriving there from affected West African nations. Jack Parrock reports.   Play Clip

Google Searches Predict Frozen Halloween

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Mountain View, CA) -- Google is predicting a "Frozen" night on Halloween. Three of the top five trending costume searches on Google are outfits worn by characters Elsa, Olaf and Anna from the Oscar-winning animated Disney movie. The other two are also movie-inspired costumes from "Maleficent" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Costumes from "Guardians of…

Pistorius To Learn Sentence Tomorrow

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Johannesburg) -- South African track star Oscar Pistorius will know on Tuesday whether he will go to prison for shooting and killing his girlfriend. Gary Alfonso reports.   Play Clip