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A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive on Oct. 23 for the deadly virus, the first confirmed case in the city, officials said.
NEW YORK - Reuters
A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Oct. 24, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and the profane vocabulary of a dockworker as the newspaper helped topple President Richard Nixon, died on Oct. 21 aged 93.
MONTREAL/VANCOUVER - Reuters
The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill
Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday for their roles in a notorious 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad
OTTAWA - Agence France-Presse
Canada's prime minister vowed Wednesday to redouble the nation's fight against "terrorist organizations" after a soldier was gunned down in the capital and parliament was stormed by an assailant.
Eighteen countries around the world expressly allow transgender personnel to serve, including major US allies like Australia, Britain, Canada, Sweden and New Zealand
The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Oct. 21, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
President Barack Obama urged Americans on Oct. 18 not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus.
Three teenage girls from Denver who had been missing since last week and were reported to be traveling to Turkey were picked up in Germany and sent back home, U.S. officials said on Oct. 22
Vice President Joe Biden's son was discharged this year from the US Navy reserve after testing positive for cocaine, a US official confirmed to AFP on Oct. 16.
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