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WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

October 25, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the... more »»

 
 
 
Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

October 25, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have fled by boat since communal violence broke out tw... more »»

Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful

October 25, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures, two colleagues said Saturday. more »»

Egypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai attack

October 25, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to... more »»

Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

October 25, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her... more »»

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

October 25, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported. more »»

Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election

October 25, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall. more »»

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

October 25, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. more »»

Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

October 25, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boa... more »»

Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

October 25, 2014

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads goin... more »»

Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers

October 25, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation. more »»

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

October 25, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military,... more »»

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

October 24, 2014

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal... more »»

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

October 24, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military,... more »»

After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

October 24, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument calle... more »»

Canada to give slain soldier hero's send-off

October 24, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government was given a hero's send-off Friday, with a motorcade along the highway where the country... more »»

WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

October 24, 2014

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from... more »»

Attack on Egypt army post kills 30

October 24, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military,... more »»

Nurse: Toddler who brought Ebola to Mali dies

October 24, 2014

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A nurse says the 2-year-old girl who brought Ebola to Mali has died. more »»

Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

October 24, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.. more »»

Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military

October 24, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank. more »»

 
 

Haunted Trail October 25, 2014

The Jackson County Junior Fair Equine committee is hosting their 6th annual Haunted Trail and Not So Spooky Wagon Rides. The 1/2 mile haunted trail is an easy, but scary stroll through the woods. It is not recommended for young children and costs $. more »

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