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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

Police block the road leading to the scene of a death investigation in connection with the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hanna Graham in Albermarle County, Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said. Further forensic tests are needed to confirm whether the remains are those of Hannah Graham, Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo told a news conference. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.


10/20/2014 04:22:28pm
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WHO chief promises transparency on Ebola failures

In this photo dated Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, China's Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization, WHO, addresses the media during a press conference held in an hotel in Gammarth, northeastern Tunisia. Chan and WHO have come under scrutiny following an internal document obtained by The Associated Press which said the U.N. health organization did not respond adequately to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. (AP Photo/Adel Ben SalahGAMMARTH, Tunisia (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus.


10/20/2014 02:02:39pm
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Third UN employee dies from Ebola

Volunteers pick up bodies of people who died of the Ebola virus, on October 8, 2014 in FreetownA UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the UN spokesman said Monday.


10/20/2014 02:47:17pm
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New developments in disappearance of Hannah Graham

Handout of 18-year old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah GrahamAuthorities searched across an area near where remains were found over the weekend.


10/20/2014 04:15:07pm
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Iran acts as nuclear deadline approaches

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, center, leaves the office of top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Al-Sistani on Monday gave support to the new government battling the Islamic State group as the militants unleashed new attacks on the country’s majority Shiite community, killing at least 43 people. (AP Photo/Jaber al-Helo)The International Atomic Energy Agency evaluates Iran's recent moves.


10/20/2014 01:36:29pm
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Update on Thomas Eric Duncan’s fiancée

Family of deceased Ebola patient prepares to end quarantineHealth officials declared Louise Troh Ebola-free on Monday and gave her the all-clear to resume her life, but she'll do so without long-lost love Thomas Eric Duncan.


10/20/2014 12:42:09pm
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43 students still missing in Mexico

A mother of one of 43 missing studentsMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government announced rewards Monday of 1.5 million pesos ($111,000) for information on 43 students from a rural teachers' college who have been missing since Sept. 26.


10/20/2014 12:25:44pm
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Clown that terrorized rural France captured

This fear of clowns, dubbed coulrophobia, has swept small towns in Pas-de-Calais in northern FranceBéthune (France) (AFP) - The party is over for a fake clown who received a six-month suspended jail term Monday for threatening passers-by while in full circus garb, a disturbing trend terrifying towns in northern France.


10/20/2014 11:58:08am
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Oscar Pistorius to learn his fate on Tuesday

Oscar Pistorius gestures as he sits in court as the sentencing process entered a second day, Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday Oct. 14, 2014. Pistorius was being portrayed as a "poor victim" ahead of his sentencing for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the chief prosecutor said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


10/20/2014 11:32:18am
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Kerry seeks Asian help against IS

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo welcomes John Kerry to JakartaState chief met Asia-Pacific leaders Monday, including from countries with large Muslim populations.


10/20/2014 03:20:31pm
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Be on the Lookout for These Invasive Species


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - Insects originating in foreign countries, commonly called invasive species, are a major concern in the U.S. because they often don't have natural predators, allowing their populations to grow quickly. The National Pest Management Association (

Where the Jobs Are: Why Relocating May Be the Best Option


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - Unemployment rates and joblessness has been a prevalent topic in the U.S. since the recession began in 2007. Just three years into the country's economic slump, an estimated 8 million jobs were lost nationwide. While many of those jobs have

Is Faith Really a Good Thing?


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - Turn on the TV, go online or stream music, and it may seem like there is no place for faith in our culture. People -- especially young people -- will share just about any detail of their personal lives, except when it comes to their faith. Man

Are Workers Taking Enough Time to Understand Their Benefits Choices?


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Choosing the right health insurance plan is one of the most important decisions Americans make, yet workers spend more time researching for a car or planning a vacation. In fact, the 2014 Aflac Open Enrollment Survey found

Save Now With Proven High-Efficiency Gas Wall-Hung Boiler


(NewsUSA) - With the memory of last winter's harsh heating bills still vivid, North American property owners would do well to embrace proven cost-saving energy efficiency and conservation practices.Space and water heating can consume up to 80 percent of a