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Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373: WHO 13:57 GMT

GENEVA (Reuters) - The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.  Full Article

 
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Nine migrants drown off the coast of Morocco 07:54 GMT 

MADRID (Reuters) - Moroccan rescue teams recovered the bodies of nine migrants who drowned off the coast of Tangier and rescued another 21 who were trying to reach Spain on a small craft, Spanish authorities said on Friday.  Full Article  

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Sterling Silva gives strikerless City win over Palace 15:27 GMT 

LONDON (Reuters) - David Silva came to the rescue of a strikerless Manchester City with two goals in a 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace that drew them level on points with Chelsea at the top of the Premier League on Saturday.  Full Article  

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Cuba says U.S. must respect its communist system 18:15 GMT 

HAVANA (Reuters) - President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic ties, and warned that Cuban-American exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement. U.S. President Barack Obama this week reset Washington's Cold War-era policy on Cuba and the two countries swapped prisoners in a historic deal after 18 months of secret talks. Cubans have treated the end of open U.S. hostility as a triumph, especia  Full Article  

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McDonald's Japan rations fries as U.S. West Coast port dispute drags on Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 

TOKYO (Reuters) - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd has embarked on the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labour dispute at U.S. West Coast ports has contributed to long delays in imports.  Full Article  

 
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