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  • UN says despite progress, close to 1,000 new Ebola cases recorded in last 3 weeks

    Close to 1,000 new cases were recorded in the last three weeks despite recent progress in fighting Ebola in West Africa and "the fight is far from won," the U.N. mission chief said Tuesday. Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed told the U.N. General Assembly that...
  • Richest 1% will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016: report

    Richest 1% will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016: report
    The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland. Oxfam said the world's richest people saw their share of...
  • Uber tells Europe: Let's play nice and 400,000 cars can come off road

    Uber tells Europe: Let's play nice and 400,000 cars can come off road
    Uber co-founder and Chief Executive Travis Kalanick appears to be trying a new tactic: playing nice. At the DLD innovation conference in Germany on Sunday, Kalanick said that Uber wants "to make 2015 the year where we establish a new partnership with...
  • AbbVie's new hepatitis C treatment gets approval in EU

    AbbVie's new hepatitis C treatment gets approval in EU
    Drugmaker AbbVie Inc. said Monday that its new, all-pill hepatitis C combo treatment has been approved for patients in the 28 European Union member countries. The company said the European Commission granted marketing authorization for the combination...
  • Euro currency's missing pieces challenge policymakers

    Europe's struggle with economic stagnation is raising questions about whether its prized project — the shared euro currency — can bounce back or even just survive. Fundamental gaps left at the euro's creation in 1999 are haunting its...
  • Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fighting

    Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops fought pitched battles Monday for control of Donetsk airport, while residential areas nearby were caught in intensive crossfire. The airport, reduced to a wreck by months of heavy fighting, has been...
  • Pro-Russia rebels say they have seized airport in Donetsk, Ukraine

    Pro-Russia rebels say they have seized airport in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Monday that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting. Ukrainian officials have not confirmed a retreat. "All attempts of the Ukrainian army to take the airport and to...
  • European Union appeals Hamas court ruling that took group off terror list on technicalities

    The European Union launched an appeal against last month's EU court ruling that ordered the Palestinian group Hamas removed from its terror list for technical reasons, the bloc's foreign policy chief said Monday. Federica Mogherini said the council of...
  • AP PHOTOS: Crimea's people face new uncertainties in adjusting to life as part of Russia

    Crimea, promised Russian President Vladimir Putin, "will be a home to all the peoples living there." Yet 10 months since the Kremlin tore up the map of Europe and seized the strategic Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, many of Crimea's 2.2 million...
  • Cameron defies terrorist 'death cult' as European security is strengthened

    LONDON � British Prime Minister David Cameron said the international community must show resolve in combating the "death cult" of Islamist extremism, as security across Europe was increased after the recent attacks in France. European ministers...
  • The coming revolution in much cheaper life-saving drugs

    Randy Hillard was supposed to be dead by now. In 2010, the Michigan State University psychiatry professor was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer and given less than a year to live. He started wondering how he could die in the most comfortable...