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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – October 25-27

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Elections in Tunisia and Brazil, and human rights reviews of Iraq, Iran and Egypt.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 24, 2014

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Ebola spreads to Mali, the Security Council attempts to strengthen Somalia’s arms embargo and a UN expert on immigration says it’s time for holistic reform.

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NYC Mayor: New York City Fully Prepared to Handle Ebola

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A doctor who recently returned from Guinea was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday at a New York City hospital.

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Brownstein: Reducing Methane Emissions Helps Job Growth, Economy

Expanding the methane mitigation industry will help with job growth and protect the environment, according to the Chief Counsel of the U.S. Climate and Energy Program.

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UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 24, 2014

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UN staff returning from West Africa to ‘self-monitor’ for Ebola, human rights expert says immigration debate ‘toxic’ and Somali cargo inspections are approved.

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Kerry Calls on North Korea to Release Americans

“We have made it clear that no apology or other statement is in the offing,” said Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Nina Pham To Meet With President Obama

After being announced Ebola-free, Dallas Nurse Nina Pham is scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama.

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U.S. Commander: NK Might Have Miniaturized Nuclear Capabilities

Scaparrotti said that the U.S. can not afford the luxury of thinking that North Korea has not yet reached that point.

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Interview With Amanda Swafford: Libertarian Candidate For Georgia

In a Senate race where third party candidates are often getting shut out of debates, Swafford has utilized social media in an attempt to circumvent those difficulties.

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Hatchet Attack Injures NYPD Officers

Nothing at this time can link the attack to terrorism, according to the New York Police Commissioner.

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Issa: CDC Chief Bumbled Ebola Response

Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee were critical of Centers For Disease Control and the Department of Homeland Security.

Two Dead, Injuries Reported In Washington School Shooting

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Officials have confirmed that the shooter and an additional victim are dead following the shooting.

Humane Society Backs Full Prosecution For Latest WH Fence Jumper

“This person didn’t just illegally enter White House grounds—he attempted to seriously injure two law enforcement animals doing their duty.”

TRNS News Notes- 10/24

Ebola in New York City
Health worker: Doctor seemed very sick
WH fence jumper believed he was being watched
Ottawa shooting: Tighter U.S. border controls?
Ottawa shooter wasn’t IDd as a threat

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● Good food makes bad landfills

● Dog assault charges for fence jumper

● Jim Thorpe’s remains won’t be moved

● Sex offenders left homeless in Miami

● Suit challenges sale sign ordinance

● Reynolds fails to impress anti-smoking group

Abraham Lincoln Receives The First Text Message, John White Abandons The Lost Settlers, And Kennedy Authorizes A Naval Blockade

Plus, Eisenhower pledges support for South Vietnam and the Air Force begins a space plane program.