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at 15:26 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

Ukraine lawmakers approve landmark deal with Europe, give greater autonomy for rebellious east

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country's rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists.

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at 15:12 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola; cases could double every 3 weeks

GENEVA - The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to contain so it does not turn into a "human catastrophe."

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at 14:57 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

Iraqi lawmakers reject prime minister's picks to lead defence and interior ministries

BAGHDAD - Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's nominees Tuesday to lead the defence and interior ministries, leaving the crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic State extremists who have seized a third of the country.

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at 14:43 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa

ATLANTA - President Barack Obama is ramping up the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is growing exponentially in a region overwhelmed by the deadly virus.

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at 14:31 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

UN chief names Leonardo DiCaprio UN Messenger of Peace to promote action on climate

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Leonardo DiCaprio as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to help promote global action on climate change.

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at 13:29 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

United Nations names Leonardo DiCaprio a Messenger of Peace for climate change

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The United Nations has named Leonardo DiCaprio a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change.

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16.09.2014

Ukraine lawmakers approve landmark deal with Europe, give greater autonomy for rebellious east

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16.09.2014

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola; cases could double every 3 weeks

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16.09.2014

Iraqi lawmakers reject prime minister's picks to lead defence and interior ministries

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16.09.2014

Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa

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