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US 'spy plane' lands after 22-month mission

The US military has landed its robotic space plane, ending a classified 22-month mission that marked the third in Earth orbit for the experimental programme widely believed to be related to spying.

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#Mexico gang boss held in missing student case

Mexican authorities have captured the suspected leader of the Guerreros Unidos gang, which was allegedly involved with corrupt police in the disappearance of 43 students, officials announced.

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#Jamaica bans travelers from Ebola-hit nations

Jamaica has ordered an immediate ban on people who have traveled through the Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, joining a growing number of states to impose such restrictions.

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Violent protests over missing #Mexico students

Protests over 43 missing students turned violent when angry students started pelting stones and smashing windows of the attorney general's office in Mexico City.

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Obama vows 'more aggressive' #Ebola monitoring

US President Barack Obama has vowed "much more aggressive" response to Ebola cases in the United States, and warned that in an age of frequent travel the disease could spread globally if the world does not respond to the "raging epidemic in West Africa".

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US may appeal release of #Guantanamo tape

The United States government has asked a federal judge to halt plans for releasing videotapes showing a Guantanamo Bay hunger striker being force-fed his meals.

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Concern over Ebola-infected US nurse's flight

Barack Obama has organised an emergency meeting on Ebola after it was confirmed that a second US nurse infected with the virus was travelling on a commercial plane the day before she fell ill.

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Missing #Mexico students 'not in mass grave'

None of the 43 students who had gone missing in Mexico were among the 28 bodies found in the first set of mass graves in the southern state of Guerrero, Mexico's attorney general said.

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New charges brought over 2012 #Benghazi attack

A US federal grand jury has issued a new indictment that includes the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a Libyan fighter accused of involvement in the September 2012 attack on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi.

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Dozens arrested during #Ferguson protest in US

Forty-nine people, including prominent US activist and author Cornel West, have been arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, following a "weekend of resistance" over the killing of an unarmed black teenager in August.

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