Four people close to the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the US have been quarantined in a Dallas apartment as health officials widen their search for people who had direct or indirect contact with him.
US President Barack Obama has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Washington's deep concerns over an Israeli plan to build 2,600 new settler homes in East Jerusalem.
The head of the security agency guarding US President Barack Obama has resigned under fire after a series of security lapses came to light involving the president's protection.
Mexican authorities have captured alleged drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva, the head of a family crime syndicate that waged a bloody conflict with a former ally, the interior ministry confirmed.
US president and Israeli premier have met to discuss strained ties, with Barrack Obama calling for an end to Palestinian civilian deaths and Benjamin Netanyahu warning against leaving Iran with nuclear capabilities.
Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide have clashed with riot police as they marched through the capital on the anniversary of a 1991 military coup that ousted the country's first democratically elected leader.
A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials have announced.
Published reports have revealed that US President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols.
The US has promised to destroy its stockpiles of anti-personnel landmines, and comply with an international prohibition treaty in all areas except the "No Man's Land" on the Korean Peninsula.
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