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UN panel scrambling to finish climate report

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — After an all-night session, the U.N.'s expert panel on climate science is scrambling to finish a report on global warming that's meant to guide negotiations on a new international climate deal.
Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased

Nurse Kaci Hickox speaks to reporters outside their home, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine. A Maine judge gave Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola.( AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a Maine judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.



Russia's top radio station slapped by government

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government's communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over a program about Ukraine.
Iraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50

FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, militants from the Islamic State parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on a main street in Mosul, Iraq. The Islamic state group has accelerated killings of former policemen and army officers, apparently fearing they might join a potential internal Sunni uprising against its rule. Such killings, including the deadly attack on police Col. Mohammed Hassan and his son in mid October, have accelerated in recent days, as the extremists' opponents - Kurdish fighters and Shiite militias, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes - have made some gains, taking back several towns that the militants had overrun. (AP Photo, File)BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen and women in Iraq's Anbar province, officials said Saturday, the latest mass killing committed by the group.



Former Burkina president Compaore arrives in Ivory Coast: sources

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaore, who resigned on Friday amid mass protests against his 27-year rule, has arrived in neighbouring Ivory Coast, Ivorian military sources said on Saturday. The sources, who asked not to be identified, said that Compaore was in Assinie, a beach resort to the east of the economic capital Abidjan. "He's been in Assinie since this morning," said one of the sources. "He is not alone. Some members of his family are with him."


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