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'We Will Not Relent': Obama Calls for More Action on Ebola

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:19am
President Barack Obama promised West African leaders he would marshal the help needed to end the Ebola epidemic.

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Watch Live: Obama Calls for Action on Ebola Crisis

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:19am
President Barack Obama promised West African leaders he would marshal the help needed to end the Ebola epidemic.

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'Horrifying': ISIS Executes Leading Female Rights Lawyer

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:19am
A prominent female human rights campaigner has been publicly executed days after posting anti-ISIS messages on her Facebook page, the U.N. says.
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Watch Live: Obama Speaks at the U.N. on Ebola Epidemic

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:10am
President Obama delivers remarks on the Ebola epidemic at the United Nation.

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What the Pluck! Truck Thief Abandons Rotting Chicken

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:05am
Montana police discovered the trailer with 35,000 pounds of rotting chicken at a truck stop this week.
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Holder to Resign as Attorney General, Official Says

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:49am
He plans to announce it later Thursday, the official said.

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Meet the Arab Woman Who Bombed ISIS

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:08am
Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri graduated flight school in 2007 and was one of the first to join the Emirati air force academy when it admitted women.

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'We're at War' Against ISIS, U.N. Ambassador Says

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:55am
Samantha Power sat down for an exclusive interview Thursday with TODAY’s Matt Lauer.

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ISIS Fighters Slowly Stone Couple to Death for Adultery

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:22am
ISIS militants stoned a couple to death in an Iraqi town as a crowd watched powerless to stop the brutal attack, according to a witness.

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Three Ground Zero Firemen Die on Same Day

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:17am
The FDNY is mourning the deaths of three retired firefighters who died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses.

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Not Amused: British PM to Apologize to 'Purring' Queen

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:14am
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is reportedly to apologize to Queen Elizabeth after saying she "purred" after Scots rejected independence.

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'Isolation': American Jailed in North Korea Describes Prison

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:54am
Matthew Miller, sentenced to six years' hard labor in North Korea, said when he's not working "it's isolation, no contact with anyone."

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Number of Mass Shootings on the Rise: FBI Report

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:51am
An average of six shooting incidents occurred in the first seven years of the study, and rose to more than 16 per year in the last seven years.
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Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper's 'Truly Brave' Anthem

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:41am
As part of TODAY's Shine a Light series, Hoda Kotb has chosen to raise money for pediatric cancer with the help of Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper.
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Striking Oil: ISIS-Controlled Refineries Bombed by Coalition

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:31am
U.S. military forces and Arab partner nations targeted ISIS-controlled modular oil refineries in Syria on Wednesday, officials said.

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Ex-State Trooper Charged Over Traffic Stop Shooting

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:26am
Former South Carolina state trooper Sean M. Groubert is charged in the shooting of an unarmed driver during a routine traffic stop.

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Denied Bail: Hannah Graham Kidnapping Suspect Held in Jail

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:23am
The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student appeared in court Thursday in Texas, where he was captured Wednesday afternoon.
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Thursday's Top 6 News Stories

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:30am
From the airstrikes in Syria bombing ISIS refineries to the suspect caught in the Hannah Graham case, see the stories we're following.
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France Mulls Syria Strikes After Tourist's Beheading

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:15am
France on Thursday opened the door to possibly joining airstrikes in Syria just hours after an Algerian Islamist group beheaded a French tourist.

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