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at 22:32 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Sick man with Ebola who boarded plane shows weaknesses in stopping deadly disease's spread

DAKAR, Senegal - No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one of the deadliest diseases known to man.

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at 22:29 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

US says Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calls breach 'a very serious matter'

WASHINGTON - In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.

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at 22:28 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Attorneys: Jury weighing Ventura's defamation case to return Tuesday after judge says continue

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle went home for the day Monday after hours of deliberations during which they told the judge at one point they didn't think they could reach a unanimous verdict.

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at 22:26 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Experts: Rare storm that brought deadly lightning to California beach difficult to see coming

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.

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at 22:19 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Netanyahu tells Israelis to be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, army urges Gaza evacuations

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Signalling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighbourhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City.

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at 19:56 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Sexual-assault suspect killed in New York shootout; 2 federal marshals, policeman wounded

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighbourhoods, officials said Monday.

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