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Australia's Parliament House lifts face veil ban

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Teresa Mesa, center, spokesperson of Ebola patient Teresa Romero attends the media in front of the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test has shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now clear of all traces of the virus. A blood test…

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Teresa Mesa, spokesperson of Ebola patient Teresa Romero, shows to the media a video of Romero's husband, who is in quarantine, in front of the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test has shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now c…

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

An unidentified mother gets ready to take a picture of her daughter in front of the Carlos III Hospital, where Ebola patient Teresa Romero is receiving treatment, in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test h as shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now c…

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

MADRID — A Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola after treating missionary priests with the disease repatriated from West Africa has managed to beat it after nearly two weeks of treatment in Madrid and has no traces of the virus in her bloodstream, according to test results released …

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Teresa Mesa, left, spokesperson of Ebola patient Teresa Romero speaks to the media in front of the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test has shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now clear of all traces of the virus. A blood test…

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Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

ADVANCE FOR 9:00 P.M. EDT, SUNDAY OCT. 19 AND THEREAFTER - This July 28, 2014, photo shows Jakob Denzinger's portrait on the tombstone of his empty grave in Cepin eastern Croatia. Denzinger is among dozens of death camp guards and suspected Nazi war criminals who collected millions of dollar…

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Nurse Christine Wade hands out fact sheets to disembarking Carnival Magic passengers in Texas after a weeklong cruise was disrupted by an Ebola scare. The week’s jarring developments spotlit President Obama’s management, prompting him to appoint an Ebola “czar.”

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Nazi suspects drew millions in Social Security

Nazi suspects drew millions in Social Security

OSIJEK, Croatia — Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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BC-AP News Digest 6 pm

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Members of the media on the outskirts of Suruc, Turkey, watch smoke from an airstrike in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and Islamic State militants on Sunday. 

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Australia to deploy 200 special forces in Iraq

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia will soon deploy 200 special forces troops in Iraq to advise and assist Iraqi security forces a month after the Australians were sent to the Middle East, the foreign minister said Monday.

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Senate race in N.C. could be nation’s most expensive ever

Senate race in N.C. could be nation’s most expensive ever

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — From the Koch brothers and Art Pope to George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, wealthy donors are making North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race one of America’s first $100 million contests.

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, services ready team

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, services ready team

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, as the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the response to the …

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CDC protocal eliminates skin exposure in hospitals

CDC protocal eliminates skin exposure in hospitals

WASHINGTON — Revised guidance for health-care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

FILE - This Oct. 15, 2014 shows President Barack Obama, third from left, talking to media about Ebola during a meeting in the Quite House Cabinet Room with the team coordinating the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak. Leading into midterm election, Obama delayed acting on immigratio…

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

FILE- In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, file photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Coast Guard Health Technician Nathan Wallenmeyer, left, and CBP supervisor Sam Ko, right, conduct prescreening measures on a passenger who has arrived from Sierra Leone at O'Hare Internatio…

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, left, and Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, far right, listen as President Barack Obama speaks to the media about the government’s Ebola response, in the Oval Office of the White House Thurs…

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

This undated handout photo provided by Revolution shows Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden. A longtime Democratic operative, Klain was tasked Friday by President Barack Obama with running the government's response to the Ebola crisis. (AP Photo/Revolution)

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

FILE - This Oct. 16, 2014, file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking to media during a meeting with his Ebola response team in the Oval Office of the White House. Leading into the midterm election, Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination to dodge the pol…

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