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Ebola outbreak declared public health emergency

(ABC NEWS) — The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo an international emergency. An emergency committee of experts convened by the WHO, the global health arm of the United Nations, recommended the declaration after meeting in Geneva on Wednesday to reassess whether the current epidemic constitutes a “public health emergency of international concern,” a…

Sex assault charge dropped against actor Kevin Spacey

Spacey was charged in January with indecent assault and battery.

Prosecutors in Nantucket on Wednesday dropped a felony sexual assault charge against the actor Kevin Spacey, after watching their case against the actor slowly fall apart under scrutiny from Spacey’s defense team during months of contentious pre-trial hearings that unfolded in the resort island’s lone courtroom.