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  • Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.

    Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.
    (Reuters) - A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally.
  • China facing growing U.S. pressure over Hong Kong protests

    China facing growing U.S. pressure over Hong Kong protests
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is facing growing U.S. pressure to show restraint during mass pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, with the issue to be raised in high-level U.S.-Chinese talks and a prominent U.S. lawmaker expressing "grave concerns." A...

    U.S. judge dismisses Republican challenge to SEC pay-to-play rule

    (Reuters) - A federal judge in Washington late on Tuesday dismissed a challenge by two state Republican parties of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule that imposes restrictions on asset managers who donate to political campaigns, handing the...

    Why so many voters care so little about the midterm elections

    The looming midterm elections, which will decide whether the U.S. Senate is run by Democrats or Republicans, has been called "the Seinfeld election," because so much of the campaign seems to be about nothing. But that's not quite right. The problem is...

    Remember the threat from Iran

    Remember the threat from Iran
    At the recent United Nations summit in New York, the U.S. and Iran agreed on two things: • The Islamic State is a menace to Iraq, Syria and the region. • Talks to halt Iran's rogue nuclear program have stalled; prospects for a deal by the...