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Test Ebola drug '100% effective'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:00:16 GMT
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection. 
Plain packs 'no illegal smoking link'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:15:39 GMT
A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes. 
India beat England to take 2-0 lead  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:56:27 GMT
India beat England by six wickets at Trent Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series with two games left. 
Manchester City 0-1 Stoke City  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:22:26 GMT
Mame Biram Diouf's superb solo strike gives Stoke City a shock victory over Manchester City at a stunned Etihad Stadium. 
VIDEO: California's new gold rush  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:02:13 GMT
In The New Forty-Niners, photographer Sarina Finkelstein documents a new wave of gold seekers in California, more than 160 years after the Gold Rush. 
Visiting a Kurdish capital in the US  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:13:44 GMT
In Nashville, Kurdish immigrants have built a lively community. Monica Campbell took a tour with a local resident. 
Senegal confirms first Ebola case  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:28:21 GMT
Senegal's health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country now affected by the outbreak. 
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:31:24 GMT
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year. 
VIDEO: 'Ukraine close to point of no return'  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:46:36 GMT
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that "we are very close to the point of no return, which is full scale war" with Russia. 
Ecuador to bring in digital currency  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:44:45 GMT
Ecuador says it will introduce the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December. 
Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:34:36 GMT
The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has one death sentence commuted to life in prison, but still faces another death penalty. 
US steps up sanctions over Iran  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:54:03 GMT
The US has imposed new sanctions on companies and individuals in connection with Iran's nuclear programme. 
Arrest warrant for Ashya parents  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:44:35 GMT
A European arrest warrant is issued for the parents of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, missing from hospital since Thursday. 
Abuse inquiry 'delayed too long'  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:12:01 GMT
A government inquiry into child abuse "needs to get moving" in the light of the "devastating" Rotherham scandal, Labour leader Ed Miliband says. 
MH17 crash: Briton's body identified  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:20:24 GMT
The Foreign Office confirms the body of John Alder, one of 10 Britons killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash, has been identified. 
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Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:19:00 -0400
John Walker Jr., Cold War Spy For Soviets, Dies At 77  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:09:00 -0400
Immigrants Keep Children Bilingual By Schooling Them At Home  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:30:00 -0400
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Ukraine near 'point of no return'  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:07:18 GMT
Iraq in push to free Amerli town  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:37:55 GMT
Iran anger over new US sanctions  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:20:31 GMT
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