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Doctor with Ebola in New York hospital after return from Guinea

NEW YORK - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city.

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Russia's Putin says Cold War 'victors' want to reshape world

LAURA Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized on Friday what he called the United States' "unilateral diktat" in global affairs and said the "so-called" winners of the Cold War wanted a new world order that suited only them.

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Pfizer's $11 billion buyback plan deflates AstraZeneca bid hopes

LONDON/NEW YORK - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer is to continue buying back stock, with the board authorizing a new $11 billion share repurchase plan, deflating expectations that it will make a new bid for AstraZeneca.

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Stagnating euro zone seeks German shift

BRUSSELS - France and Italy sought on Friday to bridge stark differences with Germany over how to avert economic stagnation and deflation, but Chancellor Angela Merkel warned her peers against repeating the euro zone's debt crisis.

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Security tight in Canada as police probe Parliament gunman's ties

OTTAWA - Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security on Friday as police searched for any clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier and charged into the parliament building had help in plotting his attack. | Video

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Ground offensive against Islamic State months away in Iraq: U.S.

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE Florida - Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start waging any kind of sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State and any similar effort in Syria will take longer, officials at the U.S. military's Central Command said on Thursday.