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  Doctors Group: World 'losing' Ebola Fight
       Associated Press  
 
    UNITED NATIONS, Sept 2: A key international doctors group is warning that the world is ´losing the battle´ against Ebola and U.N. officials are imploring all countries to step up their response by sending help to affected countries.

Doctors Without Borders President Joanne Liu says her organization is completely overwhelmed as it treats Ebola patients in four West African countries. She is calling on countries with biological disaster response capacity to respond with civilian and military medical personnel.

 
  3 Chinese Inmates Kill Guard, Break Out Of Jail
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    BEIJING, Sep 2 :  Chinese authorities set up checkpoints and offered a reward of $48,000 for three inmates who killed a guard, donned police uniforms and escaped Tuesday in a rare jailbreak.

Police were searching for the fugitives after they escaped from Yanshou detention center outside Harbin in northeastern China, the Communist Party´s People´s Daily newspaper said on its website.

 
  Officials Say Yemeni President Dismisses Cabinet
       ASSOCIATED PRESS  
 
    SANAA, Yemen, Sept 2: The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet, firing the prime minister for the first time in two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels holding anti-government protests across the country.

Three government officials told The Associated Press that Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi would appoint a new prime minister within a week. They said Hadi made his decision during a meeting with the now outgoing government and representatives from political parties.

 
  Egypt Bombing Kills 11 Police Officers
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    EL-ARISH, Egypt, Sep 2 :  A roadside bomb exploded Tuesday near an armored police vehicle traveling in Egypt´s restive Sinai Peninsula, killing 11 police officers, including a senior official, security and medical officials said.

The bomb appeared to have been detonated by remote control and it went off as the police vehicle was driving through the village of el-Wefaq near the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip, security officials said.

 
  Inquiries Begin Into Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks
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    LOS ANGELES , Sept 2: The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

The agency did not say what actions it was taking to investigate who was responsible for posting naked photos of Lawrence and other stars. Apple said Monday it was looking into whether its online photo-sharing service had been hacked to obtain the intimate images.

 
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