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CDC doctors head to Nigeria to fight Ebola


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

In response to the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa and to safeguard the lives of Taiwanese compatriots in Nigeria, Taiwan’s Centers for Disease...full story
updated 2014-08-22 03:47 PM
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CDC doctors head to Nigeria to fight Ebola

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

In response to the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa and to safeguard the lives of Taiwanese compatriots in Nigeria, Taiwan’s Centers for Disease....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:47 PM

In rare move, Chinese man acquitted of murder

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- In a rare move, a Chinese court has acquitted a death-row inmate convicted of murder in a sign that the country's heavily....Fullstory

2014-08-22 01:22 PM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – August 22 Taiwan News Morning Briefing – August 22

Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened 18.49 points, or 0.20 percent, higher to 9,271.87 on Friday, with turnover reaching NT$1.73 billion. (Taiwan News) ■....Fullstory

2014-08-22 09:11 AM

Charges dropped against Venezuelan protesters

Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan courts have dropped all charges against hundreds of demonstrators detained during anti-government protests that wracked the South American country this....Fullstory

2014-08-22 09:01 AM

Family of NY man killed by chokehold talks to feds

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The family of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer met....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:22 AM

Puerto Rico drug ring accused of selling meth

Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The U.S. Attorney's Office in Puerto Rico is for the first time prosecuting a suspected drug-trafficking organization on charges....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:01 AM

US 'concerned' by arrest of American in Israel
By MATTHEW LEE and YOUSUR ALHLOU
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government has raised concerns about Israel's arrest of a Palestinian teenager with American citizenship whose cousin was burned to death....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:01 AM

Mexico arrests 13 at Maya water-rate protest

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Police on Mexico's Caribbean coast have arrested 13 activists during a demonstration by Maya Indians against water rate hikes. The Mayas were....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:22 AM

Puerto Rico priest pleads guilty in abuse case

Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- A Roman Catholic priest in Puerto Rico has pleaded guilty to transporting a minor with the intent to engage....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:01 AM

Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A senior Hamas leader says the group was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:01 AM

Report: Bus crash kills 33 near Egyptian resort

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's state news agency says a head-on collision of two tourist buses near a popular Red Sea resort has killed 33 people....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:01 PM

Malaysia prepares to receive bodies from M17 crash

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17....Fullstory

2014-08-22 10:01 AM

Mexico nabs suspects with 10,000 sea turtle eggs

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Environmental prosecutors in Mexico say three suspects have been detained in the southern Pacific coast state of Oaxaca with more than....Fullstory

2014-08-22 09:01 AM

Police tear gas, water cannons at Chilean protest Police tear gas, water cannons at Chilean protest
By EVA VERGARA
Associated Press

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Student protesters have fled a tear gas truck and police water cannons during a march through the Chilean capital, but no....Fullstory

2014-08-22 09:01 AM

Pope calls family of slain American journalist

Associated Press

ROCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) -- Pope Francis has called the family of an American journalist whose videotaped beheading by Islamic State militants has touched off....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:01 AM

NKorea launch pad expansion 'nearing completion'
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch pad should be complete by this fall, allowing Pyongyang to conduct a launch by....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:01 AM

UN rights chief rebukes Security Council inaction

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay is deploring the Security Council's ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts. Pillay was making....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:42 AM

Mexico arrests 13 for extortion of migrants

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities have arrested 13 members of a group linked to Central America's street gangs for allegedly robbing, kidnapping or killing....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:01 AM

Russian student worker missing in US national park Russian student worker missing in US national park

Associated Press

MOOSE, Wyoming (AP) -- U.S. authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:01 AM

European nations discuss UN Gaza truce resolution
By ALEXANDRA OLSON
Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. diplomats say Britain, France and Germany are discussing a possible Security Council resolution calling for a sustainable cease-fire in the....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:01 AM

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