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  • Differences over Iran, settlements mar Netanyahu-Obama talks
    Differences over Iran, settlements mar Netanyahu-Obama talks

    Washington (AFP) - US anger at new Israeli settlements and Israel's skepticism over American nuclear diplomacy with Iran stirred new discord Wednesday between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they met for White House talks.

  • Who says Jeb can't survive the primaries?
    Who says Jeb can't survive the primaries?

    So I've been catching up on all the latest accumulation of Washington wisdom and totally get why no one other than Rand Paul, Ted Cruz or the reincarnated Pat Buchanan can possibly win the Republican nomination in 2016. But, what about Jeb Bush? Or Chris Christie?

  • Advanced iOS virus targeting Hong Kong protesters: security firm
    Advanced iOS virus targeting Hong Kong protesters: security firm

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a computer virus that spies on Apple Inc's iOS operating system for the iPhone and iPad, and they believe it is targeting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The malicious software, known as Xsser, is capable of stealing text messages, photos, call logs, passwords and other data from Apple mobile devices, researchers with Lacoon Mobile Security said on Tuesday. They uncovered the spyware while investigating similar malware for Google Inc's Android operating system last week that also targeted Hong Kong protesters. ...

  • Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home
    Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas emergency room sent a man with Ebola home last week, even though he told a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, and officials at the hospital are considering if they would have acted differently had the entire medical staff been aware.

  • Lack of ice forces some 35,000 walruses to chill on Alaska shore

    By Steve Quinn JUNEAU (Reuters) - Fast-melting Arctic sea ice has forced some 35,000 Pacific walruses to retreat to the Alaska shoreline, scientists from several federal agencies said on Wednesday. Walruses are accomplished divers and frequently plunge hundreds of feet to the bottom of the continental shelf to feed. But they use sea ice as platforms to give birth, nurse their young and elude predators, and when it is scarce or non-existent they haul themselves up on land. ...

  • Indian boxer faces action after refusing medal

    By Julian Linden INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Indian boxer L Sarita Devi could face disciplinary action after being reported to Asian Olympic officials for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Sarita refused to wear the medal when it was presented to her on Wednesday, taking it only in her hand before trying to drape it over another competitor who had beaten her in a fight the previous day. When the presentation was over, she left the medal behind, despite being told by the organizers to take it with her. ...

  • O'Reilly: Colbert 'has no bleeping clue how to fight the jihad'
    O'Reilly: Colbert 'has no bleeping clue how to fight the jihad'

    Bill O'Reilly's plan to defeat the Islamic State militants with a 25,000-person mercenary army has been widely mocked since he introduced it last week. But the Fox News host is not backing down.

  • US hunts contacts of seriously ill Ebola patient
    US hunts contacts of seriously ill Ebola patient

    Dallas (AFP) - US health officials scoured the Dallas area Wednesday for people -- including schoolchildren -- who came in contact with a Liberian man diagnosed with Ebola, as it emerged a hospital mix-up saw him initially turned away.

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