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New York's JFK is the first of five US airports to screen passengers in an effort to limit the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,000.
In Cuba, young children are learning circus skills with a view to becoming professional performers.
At least nine people die in a boat accident in Guinea, with at least 30 people still missing, officials and residents say.
In Belgium a comics museum, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, is planning an expansion.
Police in a small Alaska town mistakenly tell a couple their son has been killed in a car accident, leading to a joyous scene just hours later.
Four out of six police forces in the East of England are spending more on the new system of commissioners compared to the old police authorities.
MPs are to vote on a backbench Commons motion that will call on the UK government to recognise Palestine as a state.
The governor of the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has asked for emergency clearance to siphon the remaining water out of an almost empty reservoir.