Nigeria to send 600 volunteers to Ebola-hit countries: minister

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria will send a contingent of 600 volunteers to help Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone fight the worst outbreak of Ebola on record which has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa, the acting health minister said on Thursday. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Nigeria, Africa's largest economy and top oil producer, Ebola-free on Monday after an imported case of the disease in July infected 20 people, killing eight. ...
Races for governor carry 2016 implications

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EU leaders produce more Ebola funding at summit

British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. EU leaders will gather Thursday for a two-day summit in which they will discuss Ebola, climate change and the economy. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the deadly virus.



US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales

In this Dec. 1, 2011 file photo, Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone. Cohen said Thursday that the militant group also has taken in at least $20 million in ransom payments this year from kidnappings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday.



At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

FILE - In this March 27, 2008, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Rajai Davis is surrounded by seagulls in centerfield during play against the Seattle Mariners in the eighth inning of a spring training baseball game, in San Francisco. Game 3 of the World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the Giants is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. With tight foul ground, gusts that whip off McCovey Cove, twilight starts and pesky seagulls that hover around in the late innings, a lot of balls become adventures in San Francisco. (AP Photo/George Nikitin, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.





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