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Medical worker treating Ebola victims quarantined in New Jersey

A medical worker quarantined in New Jersey on her return from treating Ebola victims in West Africa was being evaluated in a hospital isolation ward on Saturday after new contagion-control safeguards...
 

Washington shooting leaves one student dead, four wounded

Authorities were seeking a motive on Saturday as to why a high school student in the United States' Washington state shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before...
 

Celebrating Rembrandt

There are few artists with a more famous face than Rembrandt. The Dutch master painted himself repeatedly throughout his career. Four large self-portraits gaze at visitors entering a mammoth...
 

'We won't pay,' furious Cameron tells EU over surprise budget

In a vivid display of public fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to pay a surprise 2.1-billion-euro bill on Friday as EU leaders ordered an urgent review...
 

Britain's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter.
"It is a pleasure to open the Information Age...
 

France says air strikes take out weapons arsenal in Iraq

French fighter jets destroyed 12 buildings in Iraq holding an arsenal of weapons under control of Islamic State militants, France's chief of staff of armed forces said on Friday.
"Tonight...
 

Man arrested near Canada's PM in sign of tensions

Police arrested a man at gunpoint just steps from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday, underscoring tensions in the capital Ottawa a day after a gunman killed a soldier and rampaged...
 

New York police officer critically wounded in hatchet attack

A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Thursday, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said.
The...
 

Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria -police

The gunman in Wednesday's attack on Canada's capital had a criminal record and recently applied for a passport, planning to travel to Syria after undergoing a "radicalization...
 

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City after treating Ebola victims in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, the New York Times said on Thursday.
Dr. Craig...