• Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

    The legendary designer, who most recently created Amal Clooney's wedding dress, was diagnosed with cancer in 2006.

  • Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect

    Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security amid another reported sighting Monday of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.

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  • Pistorius to learn sentence for killing girlfriend

    Pretoria (AFP) - South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday learns his sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year, bringing an end to a seven-month trial that gripped the nation.

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  • Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols

    By Anna Driver and Lisa Marie Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected. The new guidelines from the U.S. ...

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  • Missouri State Senator arrested by Ferguson police

    (Reuters) - A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was taken into custody by Ferguson police officers, said St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman. Further details were not immediately available. ...

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  • Indiana police charge suspect who may have killed for decades

    By Mary Wisniewski HAMMOND Ind. (Reuters) - A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women and leaving the bodies in abandoned houses in northwest Indiana may be a serial killer who has killed others in the state as far back as 20 years ago, local police said on Monday. Darren Vann, 43, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in Lake County with one of the seven murders, according to online court records. He was being held in custody, said John Doughty, police chief of the neighboring city of Hammond. ...

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  • Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

    The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.

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  • Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

    GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.

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  • Third UN employee dies from Ebola

    A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the UN spokesman said Monday.

    AFP
  • CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash

    Moscow (AFP) - The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died after a private jet crashed at a Moscow airport, Russian media reported Tuesday citing aviation and law enforcement sources.

    AFP
  • WHO chief promises transparency on Ebola failures

    GAMMARTH, Tunisia (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus.

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  • New developments in disappearance of Hannah Graham

    Authorities searched across an area near where remains were found over the weekend.

    Reuters
  • Iran acts as nuclear deadline approaches

    The International Atomic Energy Agency evaluates Iran's recent moves.

    Reuters
  • Update on Thomas Eric Duncan’s fiancée

    Health officials declared Louise Troh Ebola-free on Monday and gave her the all-clear to resume her life, but she'll do so without long-lost love Thomas Eric Duncan.

  • 43 students still missing in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government announced rewards Monday of 1.5 million pesos ($111,000) for information on 43 students from a rural teachers' college who have been missing since Sept. 26.

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  • Clown that terrorized rural France captured

    Béthune (France) (AFP) - The party is over for a fake clown who received a six-month suspended jail term Monday for threatening passers-by while in full circus garb, a disturbing trend terrifying towns in northern France.

    AFP
  • Oscar Pistorius to learn his fate on Tuesday

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    Associated Press
  • Kerry seeks Asian help against IS

    State chief met Asia-Pacific leaders Monday, including from countries with large Muslim populations.

    Reuters
  • Smogathon: Beijing Marathon held despite 'hazardous' air quality

    Critics are blasting the decision by officials in China to stage the Beijing Marathon on Sunday despite conditions deemed hazardous by health officials.

  • As violence continues, Nigerian elders question Boko Haram 'cease-fire'

    Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Nigeria's government may have negotiated a supposed ceasefire with only one faction of Boko Haram, an influential regional group has said, as violence continued unabated in the far northeast.

    AFP