Doctor With Ebola in New York Hospital, Nurse Declared Virus-Free

New York:  A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city.

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Russia's Putin accuses U.S. of damaging world order

(Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of making the world a more dangerous place by imposing a "unilateral diktat" in international diplomacy and denied Russia wanted to build a new empire.

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‘IS fighting US using American weapons’

The IS is using weapons the US and Sunni coalition countries “inadvertently” provided it with while supporting the Arab Spring. The militants, in particular, pried arms from Syrian rebels Max Abrahms, professor at Northeastern University told RT.

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Washington Ready to Work with Cuba to Fight Ebola Outbreak

The United Nations has called on the rest of the world to follow Cuba's example.

On Wednesday the U.S. government said it is ready to cooperate with Cuba to tackle the Ebola spread that has killed more than 4,500 people in several West African nations.

“We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with Cuba to face this Ebola outbreak,” a U.S. official told EFE news agency.

The source also praised Cuba’s commitment against the Ebola outbreak. Havana is sending hundreds of doctors and health workers to Africa to battle the virus.

Last month, the United Nations praised Cuba’s support and called to the rest of the world to follow Cuba’s example.

U.S. Cameraman Released from Hospital

Also Wednesday, Ashoka Mukpo, a U.S. citizen who contracted Ebola while working as a freelance cameraman in Liberia, will leave the Nebraska hospital where he was admitted 16 days ago.

“Recovering from Ebola is a truly humbling feeling. Too many are not as fortunate and lucky as I’ve been. I’m very happy to be alive,” Said Mukpo, 33, in a statement.

The cameraman, who at the moment he contracted Ebola was working for NBC, was treated with blood of Dr Kent Bradley.

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