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Feb 04 2016

Albertans face new blood donation rules in wake of Zika virus concerns

The Dallas County Health and Human Services Department said that an unidentified patient had become infected with the Zika virus after having sex with an individual w...

Feb 04 2016

Change Of US Command Set In Afghanistan

The Pentagon yesterday said it had selected Lieutenant General John "Mick" Nicholson to lead global forces in Afghanistan, amid a fraught security situation in the war-to...

Feb 04 2016

3 teens arrested in deadly shooting at Seattle homeless camp

The dead are Jeannine L. Zapata, 45, and James Quoc Tran, 33, both of them killed by multiple gunshot wounds. The suspects - ages 13, 16 and 17 - were detained Monday a...

Feb 04 2016

Sexually-transmitted Zika case confirmed in Texas

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the Texas case was the first US Zika case in someone who had not traveled overseas in the current outb...

Feb 04 2016

ISIS bombing at Syria Shiite shrine kills 71

On Monday, de Mistura told reporters that Syrian opposition groups "are insisting, and they are not the only ones, that the Syrian people, while we are having a Syrian ...