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Syrians and Turks are seen at the Turkish border crossing of Oncunipar, Kilis, Turkey, in this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)

Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria

- Associated Press

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.

Staff Sgt. Dwight Thomas, left, sprays a bleach mixture on a protective suit worn by Airman 1st Class Jamela Shannon on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, during an infectious disease training exercise for the Ebola virus on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Medical specialists on base perform the exercise with a different disease each year. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily News, Nick Tomecek)

WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

- Associated Press

The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.

In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, U.S. Marine Pfc Joseph Scott Pemberton, a suspect in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino woman, is escorted to his detention as he arrives inside the compound of the Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines. American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

Marine murder case reveals U.S.-Philippine sore spot

- Associated Press

American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila’s uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master.

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Marines and sailors from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, head for a Marine Medium Tiltorotor Squadron 365 MV-22 Osprey at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Image: U.S. Marine Corps) ** FILE **

Marine dies in Baghdad in noncombat incident

Associated Press

The Pentagon says a Marine who died Thursday in a noncombat incident in Baghdad was the second U.S. military death associated with the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

File-This Feb. 28, 2014, file photo shows Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., speaking during a news conference after a private U.N. Security Council meeting.  Power is going to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak. A statement released late Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014,  by the U.S. mission to the U.N. says Samantha Power will visit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea "to draw attention to the need for increased support for the international response." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa

- Associated Press

The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak, amid rising calls for travel restrictions back home in the U.S.

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC), left, speaks to supporters as former Secretary of State of State Hillary Rodham Clinton reacts during a campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Hagan is running for re-election against Republican candidate and North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Hillary Clinton, Hagan rally NC Democrats

- Associated Press

Former Secretary of State of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Democrats in North Carolina to work to re-elect Sen. Kay Hagan, stumping on Hagan's behalf Saturday in a race that will help decide which party controls the U.S. Senate.

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a joint news conference with Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Kerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americans

- Associated Press

Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom.

US officials: Israel defense chief denied meetings

- Associated Press

Still miffed over negative comments that Israel's defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama administration this week refused his requests to meet several top national security aides, U.S. officials said Friday.

U.S. Senate candidate and Speaker of the North Carolina House Thom Tillis, left, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and Texas Gov. Rick Perry shake hands during a conservative rally in Smithfield, N.C., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Rick Perry at NC BBQ to help Senate hopeful Tillis

- Associated Press

Texas Gov. Rick Perry urged North Carolina conservatives Friday to work to elect Thom Tillis' to the U.S. Senate, saying his arrival will usher in a Republican majority in the chamber that can force the hand of President Barack Obama to fortify American foreign policy.

Jim Yong Kim, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next World Bank President, stands in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 23, 2012. Kim is currently the president of Dartmouth College. (AP Photo/ Haraz N. Ghanbari)

World Bank chief Kim acknowledges staff dissent over changes

- The Washington Times

The World Bank’s president acknowledged for the first time publicly on Friday internal clashes at the international lending institution, where hundreds of rank-and-file economists and staffers have walked off the jobs in recent weeks to protest what they say is management secrecy over budgets cuts and a massive structural reorganization.