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California school closes after student comes down with measles

San Francisco - Nevada County health officials want to find anyone who came in contact with a charter school student who has been diagnosed with measles after an overseas trip.

Egypt's Sinai rocked as scores killed in deadly clashes

Rafah - Thirty-six Egyptian soldiers and civilians as well as 38 Islamic State group militants were killed in attacks and clashes in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, security and medical officials said.

Bay Area county urges unvaccinated residents to get flu shots

Fairfield - Increasing flu activity in the San Francisco Bay Area has prompted health officials in Solano County to remind residents that there's still time to get vaccinated against current strains of the virus.

Officials trying to find out why city smells like cat urine

New Castle - Residents of New Castle, Pennsylvania, hope that some air sample tests will reveal why their city smells like cat urine.

Mystery man in goat suit mingles with goats in Utah mountains

Salt Lake City - Wildlife officials are baffled at a series of photos that appear to show a person dressed up in a goat suit costume among a herd of goats and crawling on all fours near Ben Lomond Peak in Weber County, Utah.

10-year-old mother visited by officials in Spain

Lebrija - Spanish social workers have closely monitored the home and living conditions of a 10-year-old Romanian girl, who gave birth last week, to see whether her baby is being properly cared for, according to officials.

Dispute escalates, UAE turns away plane with Canadian officials

The United Arab Emirates closed its airspace to a plane carrying Canadian government and military officials on Monday, expressing their unhappiness with the country’s stand on commercial landing rights.

Parish official says BP shipped in workers for president's visit

Grand Isle - Did BP hire beach cleanup workers in preparation for President Barack Obama's visit to Louisiana? Jefferson Parish Councilman say so in what he called a dog and pony show staged for the press and the visiting President.

Three SA soccer officials suspended

Durban - Three South African soccer officials, including national team director Sipho Nkumane, have been suspended ahead of the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup which is scheduled to start next month.

U.S. officials report rise in militia groups

Throughout the 1990s, right-wing militia groups were growing at a rapid rate and now, again, they are growing in mass amounts, according to a new U.S. report.

US releases 5 Iranian officials suspected of helping militants

The United States released five Iranian officials yesterday. The men were greeted in Iran with flowers and a cheering crowd.

1,000 officials face arrest in Iraq

An anti-corruption watchdog based in Iraq have said 1,000 warrants have been issued for officials who are accused of being corrupt.

Bush-era Officials Can't Be Sued, Says Supreme Court

In what is being called a sharply divided decision, the US Supreme Court has ruled that former Bush officials can't be sued for abuse of terror suspects.

Officials watch for copycat killings after massacre.

Officials are on alert for possible copycat killings in the wake of the Virginia Tech tragedy. In Canada, police closed down an Ontario school after bomb threats, while two teenagers were arrested for a suspected prank in Montreal.

49 police officers killed in India

49 police officials were killed by Maoist rebels in eastern India

India policeman 'kills officers'

A police man confessed killing five of his own colleagues while guarding a bank in Indian capital Delhi.

Officials rapped for hotel stay bill

SENIOR executives at Daventry District Council have come under fire after running up a £1,300 bill for an overnight stay at a hotel only six miles from their offices.

Officials said Sydney tar ponds should be buried

The Sydney tar ponds are known as one of Canada's WORST TOXIC waste sites ever.

Officials net 761 illegal immigrants

Federal officials fanned out across Southern California over the past week in one of the biggest sweeps of its kind, arresting 761 illegal immigrants ranging from murder suspects to visa violators.

Officials debate link between ground zero site and worker illnesses

Doctors have definitively established a link between work at ground zero and chronic respiratory illness.

Calgary health officials launch international search for nurses

Calgary health officials are launching an International search to hire nursing staff due to the shortage of medical professionals that is causing hospitals in Alberta to close beds.

US Officials: No Immediate Plans to Attack Iran

U.S officials said there are no immediate plans to attack Iran, but refused to rule out the possibility of military action in the future.

21 doctors and Health officals charged for causing HIV outbreak in Kazakhstan

They have been charged with criminal offenses that caused an HIV outbreak in Kazakhstan.

Saddam aides 'to die this week'

The executions of two senior associates of Saddam Hussein will take place some time this week as planned, according to the Iraqi government.

Outbreak of walking pneumonia closes Rhode Island elementary school, leaves one dead

An outbreak of walking pneumonia among children from Greenwood Elementary School that has been linked to at least one death and serious illness in others has forced officials to close the school for at least one week.

Officials mull Khmer Rouge trials

Cambodian and international judges are meeting to discuss the rules to be applied during the trials of the former leaders of the Khmer Rouge.

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