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WHO: 5-10K new Ebola cases to pop up weekly in Africa by Dec. 2014

WHO: 5-10K new Ebola cases to pop up weekly in Africa by Dec. 2014

The World Health Organization is releasing the newest data they have collected concerning the deadly Ebola virus.

U.S. ISIS

There's a high-level meeting happening near Washington this week about how to defeat the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, or ISIS.
Oscar Pistorius a 'broken man,' psychologist says at sentencing hearing

Oscar Pistorius a 'broken man,' psychologist says at sentencing hearing

Pistorius is a "broken man" after the death of his girlfriend, a psychologist said Monday, as his defense used a sentencing hearing to try to convince a judge of his fragile emotional state.
Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

The news that a U.S. nurse tested positive for Ebola has heightened concerns about the virus. Health officials are moving quickly to increase monitoring of hospital workers treating Ebola and ensure the deadly virus does not spread.
What would Oscar Pistorius face if he's sent to prison?

What would Oscar Pistorius face if he's sent to prison?

A stuffy, overcrowded cell. Perhaps two or three men to a single bunk. Lockdown for most of the day.
Google rejects 58% of 'right to be forgotten' requests

Google rejects 58% of 'right to be forgotten' requests

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Turns out it's not so easy to be "forgotten" on Google after all.
WHO: Ebola deaths top 4,000

WHO: Ebola deaths top 4,000

(CNN) -- The number of deaths attributed to the current Ebola outbreak has topped 4,000, the World Health Organization reported Friday.
James Foley parents: Negotiate with ISIS

James Foley parents: Negotiate with ISIS

The parents of slain American journalist James Foley said Friday the U.S. and other governments will eventually have to negotiate with the Islamist group that beheaded their son in August.
Beer 101: Big changes are brewing

Beer 101: Big changes are brewing

Big changes are brewing in the beer business. Pour yourself a cold one, we'll fill you in on the details.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un misses shrine visit, KCNA reports

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un misses shrine visit, KCNA reports

The mystery surrounding the whereabouts of Kim Jong Un deepened Friday after the North Korean leader appeared to have missed a ceremony to pay tribute to his late father and grandfather on what is an important national anniversary.

Hamid Karzai Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan. Personal: Birth date: December 24, 1957 Birth place: Kandahar, Afghanistan Father: Abdul Ahad Karzai, politician

UK police arrest 5th suspect in alleged terror plot

(CNN) -- A fifth man has been arrested on suspicion of planning an act of terrorism, British police said Thursday.

Syria Fast Facts

Syria is a Middle Eastern country sharing a border with Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey. The Syrian uprising began in March 2011. As of August 2014, more than 191,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the United Nations.
ISIS Fast Facts

ISIS Fast Facts

Here's a look at Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Facts: Started as an al Qaeda splinter group. Also known as Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and Islamic State (IS).

19 die as violent protests over ISIS sweep Turkey

(CNN) -- As ISIS militants seem poised to take the strategic city of Kobani at the Turkish-Syrian border, violent protests have broken out in Turkey, leaving some demonstrators dead.