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New York doctor declared free of Ebola leaves hospital today

New York City - A US doctor with Ebola has been cured two and a half weeks after being admitted to hospital in New York. Health authorities have announced he will be going home today.

VICE News’ Simon Ostrovsky has been freed in Sloviansk

Journalist, director and producer Simon Ostrovsky of VICE News has been freed from captivity in the eastern Ukraine town of Sloviansk.

Rapper Lil Boosie released from prison

Baton Rouge - Louisiana rapper Lil Boosie is a free man for the first time since 2009. Boosie, real name Torrence Hatch, was released from the Louisiana State Penitentary in Angola Wednesday evening.

Former Black Panther leader freed after 44 years in prison

Baltimore - Former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway was freed Tuesday after spending 44 years in prison for killing a Baltimore police officer.

French Montana, Chinx Drugz, and Jadakiss released from jail

New York - New York City hasn't been kind to rappers this weekend. French Montana, fellow Cokeboys member Chinx Drugz, Jadakiss, Smoke DZA, and Buckshot were all arrested Friday night.

Pussy Riot band member released from prison

A member of the band Pussy Riot, a Russian feminist punk band, was released from prison after President Vladimir Putin granted her amnesty.

Rapper Ja Rule released from prison

Rapper Ja Rule is now a free man, after he was released from prison earlier today after serving out his sentences for tax evasion and attempted illegal gun possession.

Rapper T.I. released from halfway house

T.I. released from a halfway house. Has he finally learned his lesson, or will he land himself back in lock up? Only time will tell.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn return to politics has French divided

Paris - New poll results show French people are divided on Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s return to politics, even though a sexual assault case against the former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) appears weakened due to his accuser’s credibility.

Tehran, American hiker released

Sara Shourd was released from Tehran's Evin prison. He left Iran on a flight to Oman. She was arrested on the border with Iraq in June 2009 for having crossed the border. Still held the other two hikers.

Abdullah Khadr released by Ontario court

Toronto - After spending four-and-a-half years in custody on charges of terrorism Abdullah Khadr, has been released from a detention centre. A Toronto judge stayed his extradition hearing, meaning the extradition request to send him to the U.S. was denied.

Newly released Shrek video tells kids 'Discover the Forest'

West Hollywood - Shrek, Dreamworks and the USDA Forest Service have teamed up to get kids away from the television and out of the house in a series of new PSA's. The loveable Shrek encourages kids to "get outside and explore nature, there are surprises everywhere."

Release of South African hostages 'best freedom day gift'

Pretoria - Four South African peacekeepers in Sudan’s Darfur region who were held hostage by a previously unknown rebel group have been released.

Secret UFO files released by MoD in United Kingdom

The Ministry of Defence has just declassified what was once top-secret UFO files, consisting of more than 6,000 pages of close encounter reports from 1994 to 2000.

Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout released

Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout and Nigel Brennan, a freelance Australian photojournalist have been released by their kidnappers in Somalia. The journalists had been held captive since August 2008.

Osama Bin Laden Releases New Tape Sunday Evening

Osama Bin Ladin has supposedly released a new video tape Sunday evening. The audio message in Arabic warns the American people about the government's being involved with Israel.

New video of Colombian hostages released

Footage of 10 people being held captive in Columbia by the Farc has been shown on television. The captives include soldiers and members of the police force. They have been held in captivity for about 10 years.

Cynthia McKinney Released from Israeli Prison

Former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney was released yesterday from an Israeli prison following her arrest on June 30 for running a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Journalist Athanasiadis has been released from Iranian prison

Iran has released Iason Athanasiadis-Fowden from prison. It is thought that Athanasiadis had been arrested on June 19 with no reason given for the arrest other than 'illegal activities."

Susan Boyle gets some encouragement from famous celebrities

She shocked an audience and the judges on "Britain's Got Talent." Her name has made headlines for odd behaviours. Now, Susan Boyle is getting some advice from Broadway greats telling the world that she would be a great addition.

Jay Leno out of hospital

Jay Leno has been let out of hospital. The chat show host had to stay in overnight which led to the cancellation of his show for two nights.

Sen. Kennedy released from hospital

Sen. Edward Kennedy, a liberal giant and patriarch of America's most storied political family, was released from a Massachusetts hospital on Friday after suffering a mild seizure.

News reporter held in Zimbabwe jail is released on bail

A reporter from the New York Times was jailed in Zimbabwe without government permission and was later released on bail on Monday.

Firefox 3 Beta 1 Browser Released

Mozilla launched early versions of Firefox 3 earlier this month but the organization has now released Firefox 3 Beta 1, which indicates the final version of Firefox 3 will be available soon.

Breaking News: Paris Hilton Released from Prison

TMZ.com reports that a prison deal between the authorities and Paris Hilton's lawyers allowed Hilton to be released early from jail. The L.A. County Sheriff Department will have a press conference soon.

Images of Castro released

New photos of Fidel Castro have been released on Sunday. On the pictures he appeared to look healthier and stronger than we last seen him on January 30th.

Kevorkian Released from Prison

"Dr. Death," Jack Kevorkian, has been released after serving an 8-year prison sentence. For the next two years, Kevorkian will be on parole, living outside Detroit. 60 Minutes has jumped on the chance to interview the public face of assisted suicide.

President Reagan's Diaries Released

"The Reagan Diaries" have just been released to the public. For $35 anyone can own a copy of this 784-page piece of American history.

Betty Ford has been released from the hospital

"Mrs. Ford is resting comfortably at her home. She is recovering well," the statement said.

Pirates Ahead: A Real-life Pirate Story

A U.N.-chartered cargo ship seized by pirates off the coast of Somalia has been released after nearly a month in captivity.
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