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President Barack Obama meets with Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

By The Canadian Press
October 24, 2014 - 9:02pm

BETHESDA, Md. - A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

A mosque in Cold Lake, Alberta, shown in this handout image, was being cleaned up after a brick was thrown through its windows and a "go home" message was painted on the wall. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Val Young

Residents help clean up vandalized mosque

By The Canadian Press
October 24, 2014 - 8:30pm

COLD LAKE, Alta. - People in a small northeastern Alberta city came together Friday to help clean up a mosque that had its windows broken and "Go home" painted across the front wall.

A member of the Brooklyn Borough President's office holds a flier detailing the risks of Ebola, while standing outside The Gutter bowling alley, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood, in New York. Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, tested positive for the disease and is being treated at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

By The Canadian Press
October 24, 2014 - 8:11pm

NEW YORK - Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.

In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, holds an emergency meeting of the National Defense Council with top officials after an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. El-Sissi, the former defense minister and army chief who overthrew Morsi last year, declared a three-day mourning period. (AP Photo/MENA)

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

By The Canadian Press
October 24, 2014 - 7:59pm

EL-ARISH, Egypt - A co-ordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist P

An FBI officer (at left) helps guide students off of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School campus onto 108th Street NE in Marysville following a shooting that occurred on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at the school. (AP Photo /The Herald, Ian Terry)

School gunman was Homecoming prince, students say

By The Canadian Press
October 24, 2014 - 7:18pm

MARYSVILLE, Wash. - A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.