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at 07:36 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

US delivers 2 mobile Ebola testing labs, equipment for clinic for health workers to Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia - U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded disease.

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at 07:16 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

US-led airstrikes target Islamic State group outside Kurdish town near border with Turkey

BEIRUT - Activists say the U.S.-led coalition has struck targets of the Islamic State group near a besieged Kurdish town along Syria's border with Turkey.

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at 07:02 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Afghanistan, US sign security pact allowing US forces to remain in country past end of year

KABUL - Afghanistan and the United States have signed a long-awaited security pact that will allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year.

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at 06:59 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women

TRENTON, N.J. - The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.

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at 06:19 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down, dashing hopes for quick resolution of standoff

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that China won't back down from its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub, dashing hopes that the standoff between demonstrators and authorities could be resolved quickly through negotiations.

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at 03:05 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Increased seismic activity raises concern of another eruption at Japan volcano where 36 died

KISO, Japan - Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 people were killed, forcing rescuers to suspend plans to try to recover at least two dozen bodies still near the summit.

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