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British woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery
A British woman has died under anesthesia during a cosmetic procedure by an uncertified surgeon at a clinic in Thailand's capital, authorities said Friday.
Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."
China's president pledges $81 million in Ebola aid
China has pledged to provide $81 million in aid to help fight Ebola in the three West African countries at the heart of the crisis.
Doctors Without Borders: Ebola risk can't be zero
Doctors Without Borders says that while it takes measures to protect its staff treating Ebola patients, the risk of contagion cannot be entirely eliminated.
Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the U.S. of destabilizing the world by trying to enforce its will on other countries.
Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria
The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world. Border guards stand by with machine guns to prevent Islamic militants from joining the flow, but within their sight smugglers offer to take travelers across for a surprisingly small fee.
WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in Jan
The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in January.
Officials: Canada attacks unrelated

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on soldiers this week.

South Africans indicted in US on illegal hunts
Two South African brothers have been indicted in Alabama on charges accusing them of conspiracy to sell illegal rhinoceros hunts in Africa, money laundering and trafficking in rhino horns.
Border deaths drop to 15-year low
The number of immigrants who die trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years.
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