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  1. Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    A farmer carries a fully grown cabbage after plucking it out from the main crop which will be harvested early next month, and used to make Kimchi, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at the Chilgol vegetable farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea. It looks like the residents of Pyongyang won't be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.

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  2. North Korea closes borders to tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CNN

    A stern looking North Korean guard by the Chinese border customs office. This image was deleted by North Korean officials.

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  3. Global Stocks Rattled by Ebola Case in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent to 6,404.55 and Germany's DAX dropped 0.2 percent to 9,032.53. France's CAC 40 declined 0.3 percent to 4,147.43.

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  4. Despite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A farmer carries a fully grown cabbage after plucking it out from the main crop which will be harvested early next month, and used to make Kimchi, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at the Chilgol vegetable farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea. It looks like the residents of Pyongyang won't be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.

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  5. EU boosts Ebola aid to 1 billion eurosRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    European Union leaders have agreed to boost aid to combat the deadly Ebola virus in west Africa to one billion euros, EU president Herman Van Rompuy says. "EU will increase financial help to 1.0 billion euros to fight Ebola in West Africa," Van Rompuy tweeted on Friday on the second day of an EU leaders' summit in Brussels.

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  6. Nigeria pledges 600 volunteers as Africa steps up Ebola fightRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AlertNet

    A health worker sprays a colleague's boots with chlorine disinfectant in Monrovia, Liberia, October 20, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue ABUJA/FREETOWN, Oct 23 - Nigeria pledged on Thursday to send a contingent of 600 volunteers to help fight the worst ever outbreak of Ebola on record which has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa.

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  7. Drought threatens more than 500,000 in Honduras -Red CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  8. Backyard projects you shouldn't skip this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    When it comes to caring for your yard, maintenance is crucial -- especially during the fall when it needs to recover from the wear and tear of summer and prepare for winter's harsh conditions. Knowing what your lawn and garden needs from season to season not only makes it easier for you to stay organized with your list of backyard to-dos, but it also allows you to identify and treat any problems before they become bigger issues down the road.

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  9. Editorial: Views from the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    Conservatives have been in a justifiable snit during the past few days over the appointment of Ron Klain, former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and Al Gore, to be the Obama administration's "Ebola czar." All of the Right's criticisms -- that Klain is a political operative rather than a medical professional; that he's already missed key meetings about the disease; and that this approach shows the White House treating the Ebola threat as a crisis of public relations rather than public health -- strike us as justified.

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    4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea. But it looks like the residents of Pyongyang won't be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.

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  11. 1st Ebola case in W. African nation of MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts to contain the deadly virus that now has affected six countries in the region and left nearly 5,000 dead. Health Minister Ousmane Kone made the announcement on Malian television, saying that the patient was a 2-year-old girl who had come from neighboring Guinea, where the Ebola epidemic began last December.

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  12. Official cites 'epidemic of fear' in USRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Aaron Yah, center, makes comments to reporters as he stands with Saymandy Lloyd, left, and Youngor Jallah during a protest outside of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Dallas. Jallah, daughter of Louise Troh who was Thomas Eric Duncan's fiance listens as Yah comments on the care Duncan received from the hospital before passing away from complications of the Ebola virus.

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  13. Take the ElmRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    What's going on with the weather? It's almost November and barring the tail end of a hurricane, it's been unseasonably mild, but it's also been pretty wet. That means we are likely to get softish ground at Doncaster for the Racing Post Trophy on Saturday, although that's nothing new.

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  14. The West Needs to Help Tackle EbolaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    On the playgrounds of Abidjan, the capital of Cte d'Ivoire, children now "quarantine" one another as part of a game they call "Ebola." Across West Africa, the spread of the Ebola virus is generating fears, raising barriers between countries, and increasingly affecting everyday life beyond the countries most affected by the epidemic: Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

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  15. NYC doctor tests positive for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

    He's the fourth case in the U.S. and the first in the nation's biggest city. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, returned from Guinea more than a week ago and reported Thursday coming down with a 103-degree fever and diarrhea.

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  16. Japanese volcano 40 miles from nuclear plant shows signs of possible eruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A volcano in southern Japan only 40 miles from a nuclear power plant is showing signs of threatening to erupt.

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  17. Richelle Noroyan Makes Second Santa Cruz Council BidRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    RICHELLE NOROYAN MAKES SECOND SANTA CRUZ COUNCIL BID Santa Cruz Sentinel, CA Oct 23 2014 Public safety, economic development priorities for UCSC official By J.M. Brown Editor's note: The Sentinel is taking a look at candidates running for city councils. Today's report on Richelle Noroyan is one in a series.

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  18. Ebola fear an epidemic in US, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    The fourth Ebola case in the U.S. was confirmed Thursday as Dr. Craig Spencer was diagnosed with the disease after preliminary tests at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. The news of the disease and of Spencer's travels around the city could spark fears of an outbreak in the U.S. However, Dr. Nicole Lurrie, assistant Health and Human Services secretary for preparedness and response, assured an outbreak is remote and the disease is not the epidemic that will sweep across the country.

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  19. Documentary on America's opioid war filmed in Bangor, PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    When Sebastian Walker traveled to Maine in August to document the drug abuse epidemic, he already knew some sobering statistics. The state has one of the worst rates of opiate addiction in the country.

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  20. N.Y. doctor back from Guinea has Ebola, 1st in cityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday urged residents not to be alarmed by the doctor's Ebola diagnosis, even as they described him riding the subway, taking a cab and bowling.

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