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The US leader spoke a day after top general said combat force deployment possible. President says airstrikes would be the base of US efforts. U.S. proposed talk with North Korean on three detained American. India and China signed trade agreements. Scotland to vote on independence. | In the News
President Obama plans to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa to help contain the crisis while U.N. officials call for $1billion to limit the spread of the disease.
Delegates from about 30 countries, as well as UN, EU and Arab League meet in Paris and agree to lend support. Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea. The Philippines may permit the United States to base some of its navy forces on the island. | In the News
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency says the group has between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters. The estimate comes after President Obama released his plan for defeating the group. | In The News
Also, South African judge finds champion runner Oscar Pistorius not guilty of premeditated murder. And, the Philippines dispute China’s claim in the South China Sea | In the News
In other news, Putin explains Russian need for strong defenses. China and Vietnam trade accusations over fishing incident. Gates commits $50 million to fight Ebola virus. And the vote for Scotland independence will be very close.
Also, the ceasefire in Ukraine continues to hold. The number of dead from flooding in India and Pakistan is over 400. British leaders urge Scots not to claim independence. And the WHO describes steps to fight Ebola virus. | In The News
Also, Afghan presidential candidate rejects recount of votes in disputed election. And Americans shows little interest in buying shares of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba | In the News
The execution of two American journalists, Steven Sotloff and James Foley, have angered many people in the United States. President Obama says he plans to build a coalition to, in his words, “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State militants.
Hawaii is home to many native plants. They include 1,200 species, 90 percent of which are not found anywhere else in the world. But Hawaii also has become the endangered species capital of the United States. Nearly 40 percent of the plants on that endangered list grow in Hawaii. More
This week a huge trade show in China aims to publicize good relations between Southeast Asian countries and China. But the Philippine president is not attending, after a tense year in the South China Sea. More
A center in the American city of Columbia, Maryland offers free technology classes for adults ages 50 and older. The teachers are often teenagers and even younger children. More
The US leader spoke a day after top general said combat force deployment possible. President says airstrikes would be the base of US efforts. U.S. proposed talk with North Korean on three detained American. India and China signed trade agreements. Scotland to vote on independence. | In the News More
Gulnara Karimova is the most famous party girl in Central Asia. She has organized fashion shows, designed jewelry, and bought some of the most famous nightclubs in the capital city of Uzbekistan, Tashkent. More
President Abraham Lincoln asked the states for 75,000 soldiers to stop the South's rebellion. But border states -- those between the North and South -- refused to send any troops. And some prepared to leave the Union and join the Confederacy. More
These days, we all know that exercise is good for our health. But did you know that something as common as sitting too much could be bad for our health? Read on to find out more about the importance of moving. | HEALTH More
The new report says the Earth’s ozone layer is showing signs of recovery. Ozone is a form of oxygen. It is found in the air we breathe and in Earth's atmosphere. More
Top health experts explain the seriousness of the Ebola outbreak. One expert warns that the chance for containing the virus is closing -- quickly. | HEALTH REPORT More
The singer's record "My Everything" entered the Billboard 200 at number one. Albums from Brad Paisley and KEM also in the top three. | American Mosaic More