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Concern over Ebola-infected US nurse's flight

Barack Obama has organised an emergency meeting on Ebola after it was confirmed that a second US nurse infected with the virus was travelling on a commercial plane the day before she fell ill.

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Missing #Mexico students 'not in mass grave'

None of the 43 students who had gone missing in Mexico were among the 28 bodies found in the first set of mass graves in the southern state of Guerrero, Mexico's attorney general said.

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New charges brought over 2012 #Benghazi attack

A US federal grand jury has issued a new indictment that includes the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a Libyan fighter accused of involvement in the September 2012 attack on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi.

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Dozens arrested during #Ferguson protest in US

Forty-nine people, including prominent US activist and author Cornel West, have been arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, following a "weekend of resistance" over the killing of an unarmed black teenager in August.

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Powerful earthquake off coast of El Salvador

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake has struck off the coast of El Salvador, prompting an alert of a possible tsunami threatening the shores of the country, as well as Nicaragua and Honduras, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has said.

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Protesters torch #Mexico government buildings

Protesters have torched part of the government headquarters of Mexico's southern state of Guerrero amid demonstrations demanding the return of 43 students missing since an attack by gang-linked police.

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Guards taken hostage at #Brazil jail uprising

At least 12 guards and several inmates are being held hostage after a prisoner uprising in southern Brazil, during which some of those incarcerated were tossed from the roof of the correctional facility.

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US official calls for #Ebola control 'rethink'

Medical experts need to rethink how highly infectious diseases are handled in the US, according to a US health official, after a Dallas health worker contracted Ebola despite wearing protective gear while caring for a dying Liberian patient.

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Bolivia's Morales declares election victory

Evo Morales has won a third term as Bolivia's president with a landslide win, according to an unofficial quick count of the vote.

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First US #Ebola infection adds to concern

A Texas health-care worker has become the first person to contract Ebola on American soil, authorities say, causing concern that safety precautions taken by medical staff could be insufficient.

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