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  • 7 killed while on Guinea Ebola education campaign

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The prime minister of Guinea says seven bodies have been found in rural Guinea after a group of local residents attacked Guinean health workers carrying out Ebola awareness efforts in a rural area. In an announcement made on state television late Wednesday, Mohamed Saïd...

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  • Arrests in Chile bomb attack focus on anarchists

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean officials said Thursday they have arrested three members of an anarchist cell suspected in the country's worst bomb attack in more than two decades, focusing new attention on a loose-knit movement that has attracted thousands while alarming authorities. One of the...

  • Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share, valuing company at $167.6 billion

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share, valuing company at $167.6 billion.

  • NY developer to invest $108 million in Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government on Thursday announced the construction of a $108 million real estate project as the island tries to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump with help from U.S. investors. New York developer Nicholas Prouty, who recently moved to the...

  • FDA approves Eli Lilly's injectable diabetes drug

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co. for adults with the most common form of the disease. The agency on Thursday cleared the drug, Trulicity, as a weekly injection to improve blood sugar control in patients with...

  • Kentucky nears full job recovery from recession

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's economy is on pace in the coming months to fully regain all the jobs lost during the Great Recession — a milestone for a long recovery that's had its ups and downs, a state economist said Thursday. So far, the Bluegrass state has recovered 96 percent of the...

  • Federal appeals judge: Argentina's bullying a bank

    NEW YORK (AP) — Judges on a federal appeals court panel Thursday said they suspect Argentina has gone rogue, ignoring court orders and bullying a U.S. bank to try to prevent it from obeying a court order. Judge Reena Raggi of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals made the South American nation...

  • Rite Aid and Pier 1 are big market movers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Rite Aid Corp., down $1.23 to $5.41 The retail drugstore chain cut its full-year profit forecast, citing lower reimbursement rates and increased generic...

  • UN calls Ebola a threat to international peace

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called the Ebola outbreak in Africa "a threat to international peace and security" Thursday and urged the world to provide health experts, field hospitals and medical supplies to combat the rapidly accelerating and deadly virus. A resolution...



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