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    Hatchet-wielding man shot dead by NYPD cops in Queens; police eye possible terrorism motive

    A hatchet-wielding man who attacked a group of rookie cops on a Queens street, critically injuring one of them, was shot dead by the officers on Thursday afternoon, and a female bystander was hit in the back...

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    NYC doctor tests positive for deadly Ebola virus

    New York has its first case of Ebola. A Harlem doctor who recently treated patients in Africa, tested positive for the deadly disease after he was rushed to Bellevue Hospital with symptoms, including a 103-degree fever, sources...

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    Mali authorities report 1st Ebola case as epidemic spreads in W. Africa

    Mali’s health minister says the West African country has confirmed its first case of Ebola. The announcement made on Malian state television Thursday evening by Ousmane Kone said that the patient was a two-year-old girl who had come from neighbouring...

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    US judge wavers on UN immunity in Haiti cholera case

    A US judge on Thursday deferred a decision on whether the United Nations can be sued by thousands of Haitian families over a deadly cholera outbreak that is widely believed to have been caused by negligence at...

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    Volcano could destroy Japan

    Japan could be nearly destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption over the next century, putting almost all of the country’s 127 million-strong population at risk, according to a new study. “It is not an overstatement to say...

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    Ottawa gunman told fellow Muslim convert ‘the devil is chasing me’

    The deranged Muslim gunman who went on a murderous rampage in the Canadian capital this week had confided to a friend and fellow worshipper that he believed the devil was chasing him. But for Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a...

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    FBI warns news outlets that group affiliated with Islamic State is targeting journalists

    The FBI on Thursday warned news organizations that it had recently obtained “credible information” indicating that members of an Islamic State-affiliated group have been “tasked with kidnapping journalists” in the region and taking them to Syria. The...

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    Two Oklahoma earthquakes recorded today; nine recorded Wednesday

    The U.S. Geological Survey recorded two Oklahoma earthquakes today and nine Oklahoma earthquakes on Wednesday. At 1:06 a.m., a 2.7 magnitude quake recorded about 14 miles west-northwest of Pawnee. Then, at 2:06 a.m., a 3.0 magnitude quake...

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    ‘Islamic State’ a petrostate

    David Cohen, US treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said the “Islamic State” (IS) pulls in 790,000 euros daily, selling up to 50,000 barrels produced in captured refineries. Speaking to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace...

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    Colorado girls’ apparent bid to join ISIS renews terror recruiting fears

    The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups’ use of social media to recruit people inside the...

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