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Obama sends more U.S. troops to Iraq for fight against ISIL

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450 more troops will join the 3,100 troops that are already there in a training and advisory role. Continue reading

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Police response to Texas pool party prompts outrage

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Video of an altercation between a white police officer and black teenagers outside a pool in a Dallas suburb gained national attention due to the officer’s behavior. Continue reading

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Turkey election results seen as victory for democracy

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The future of Turkey’s government is uncertain after the ruling party lost its majority in Parliament in this week’s elections. Continue reading

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Doctors need cheaper, faster ways to detect Ebola virus

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Scientists are racing to find a way to quickly diagnose patients with Ebola, the virus that killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa during a recent outbreak. Continue reading

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Which animal started the Ebola outbreak?

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Scientists have located Ebola antibodies in several types of fruit bat, making it a chief suspect, but there has not been conclusive evidence. Continue reading

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