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Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak...

Somalia launches offensive against extremists

Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long‑awaited operation against al‑Qaida‑linked...

Pentagon: Iraq operations cost $560 million so far

WASHINGTON (AP) — U. S. military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million since...



Humans causing irreversible damage to planet: UN

Humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet unless there’s faster action to limit the fossil fuel emissions blamed for...

UK said to press EU to block Russia from SWIFT banking network

The U. K. will press European Union leaders to consider blocking Russian access to the SWIFT banking...

Best Buy CEO tempers iPhone excitement with tepid forecast

Best Buy Co.’s message to investors is simple: Don’t get too excited about the next iPhone.

English soccer teams spending record $1.2 billion on players

English Premier League soccer clubs have spent a record 725 million pounds ($1.2 billion) on players during the summer transfer window, according to...