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Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being...

Three quarantined after first ebola case in New York

A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials...

Obama cautiously 'optimistic' about Ebola fight in US

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he was cautiously "optimistic" about the fight against Ebola in the United States, and applauded the...

Boko Haram fighters kidnap another 25 girls in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing...



Energy traders' winter obsession begins as warm season predicted

There are almost as many weather- driven seasons in the world as there are things to count.

Brazil awaits bad news whether Rousseff or Neves takes helm

Whoever wins Brazil’s presidential runoff election this Sunday won’t have much good news to deliver on the outlook for the world’s...

UK economic growth slows as obstacles to recovery mount

U. K. economic growth cooled in the third quarter as threats to the recovery from the euro‑area slump mounted.

GM profit rises as Barra seeks to put recalls behind company

General Motors Co. reported third- quarter profit that beat estimates as recall expenses ebbed and North American customers flocked to pickups and...