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Cars pass Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital where Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, was rushed to Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in New York. Spencer tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined3 others quarantined in NYC after 1st Ebola case, a doctor who treated patients in West Africa
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British Prime Minister David Cameron walks past journalists on the second day of an EU summit in Brussels, on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. EU leaders gather for a two-day summit in which they discuss Ebola, climate change and the economy. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
Britain protests EU demand for more fundingBritish premier protests demand for extra contribution to EU coffers amid Euroskeptic pressure
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UK boy finishes proton therapy in Prague for tumorBritish boy Ashya finishes brain tumor proton therapy in Prague; focus of UK health debate
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Tunisian forces assault home, killing 5 womenTunisian forces end 24-hour standoff, killing man and 5 women
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British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, left, arrive for a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Britain says its prime minister, David Cameron, is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Cameron: EU secures $1.25 billion for Ebola fightBritish PM Cameron says EU and member states secure $1.25 billion in aid to fight Ebola
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Oscar Pistorius, stands for sentencing in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)
Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appealOscar Pistorius prosecutors consult with expert over whether to appeal verdict
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2014, file photo, Army soldiers search Iraqis amid tight security during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File)
Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gasIraqi officials suspect Islamic State militants used chlorine gas in fighting with troops
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An undated photo made available by The National Archives of Eric Roberts, a lone MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of Britain's wartime Nazi sympathizers and who has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk. Time and time again, the low-key “Jack King” was able to convince British traitors that he was a Gestapo man, hoovering up potentially lethal information intended for the Nazis and keeping it safely in British hands. A secret Security Service document made public Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, unveils his real identity: “King” was really Eric Arthur Roberts, a bank clerk seemingly without special training. (AP Photo/The National Archives)
Gestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWIIFinding traitors: British man impersonated Gestapo agent during WWII, foiled Nazi sympathizers
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Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei attends the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. China and 21 other Asian nations have signed on to the new international bank opposed by Washington as an unnecessary rival to established institutions such as the World Bank.(AP Photo/Takaki Yajima, Pool)
China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank21 countries initiate new China-backed Asian bank opposed by US as rival to existing lenders
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  • Six indicted on heroin trafficking charges

    The U.S. Attorney's Office on Thursday announced six people were indicted by a federal grand jury in Scranton on Tuesday for allegedly participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy in the Luzerne County area since February 2014. Megan Fox, 27, of Plymouth, charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin as an aider and abettor. The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 02:49 PM
  • All 3 suspects in Pittston stabbing now in custody

    With cooperation from the U.S Marshal's Service and the Luzerne County Probation Office, Pittston City police now have the two remaining suspects wanted in the Oct. 17 stabbing incident on Tomato Fest Drive in custody. Police said Luiyomal Pagan-Ardono, 23, of Scranton, turned himself in at the Luzerne County Probation office, and Bobby Jo Engle, 18, of Pittston, turned herself in at the Pittston City police station. The Times Leader, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 07:30 PM
  • Six people charged with trafficking heroin from New Jersey to Luzerne County

    Six people were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges they were moving heroin from New Jersey into Luzerne County, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday. Desmond Mercer, 26, known as "Dez," of Edwardsville, has an extensive criminal record on drug related offenses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to court records. The Times Leader, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 03:48 PM
  • Hanover Twp. woman pleads guilty to killing elderly aunt

    A Hanover Township woman pleaded guilty, but mentally ill, Thursday to killing a 78-year-old aunt she lived with earlier this year. Isis Brown, 34, agreed to serve 10 to 20 years in state prison as part of the plea she entered in Luzerne County Court. The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 03:35 PM
  • Dean accused of sex with student claims alibi

    Stephen Stahl, the suspended dean of students for Coughlin High School, claims to have an alibi to allegations he had sex with a student a decade ago inside a classroom closet. At the time prosecutors say the incident occurred, Stahl was at a viewing at a Hunlock Creek funeral home, according to documents filed Wednesday by his defense attorney. The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 07:00 AM
  • Police arrest one of three suspects in Pittston stabbing

    The stabbing, which occurred at about 8 p.m. Friday on Tomato Festival Drive, resulted from a dispute over access to an ATM that grew into a wild melee, according to Pittston police. Two victims were treated and released from Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, police said. The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 04:30 AM
  • Attorneys want hearing to drop violation notice against minimum offenders unit

    The county's minimum offenders unit isn't violating city zoning laws, county attorneys said in an appeal filed Monday. The City of Wilkes-Barre's Department of Planning and Zoning issued a violation notice Sept. The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 04:02 AM
  • Mother sues Luzerne County over son's injuries

    A Larksville woman is suing Luzerne County over injuries she says her 14-year-old son sustained at the Seven Tubs Nature Area in Bear Creek Township. The two-count suit, filed Thursday in Luzerne County Court, seeks unspecified damages. The Times Leader, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 11:57 PM
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