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10-16 ISIS pushed back with help of U.S. airstrikes in Kobani Kobani, Northern Syria
2. 10-16 Death toll climbs as Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers Nepal
3. 10-16 Ebola: WHO focuses on preventing regional spread West Africa
E. 10-16 Global share prices continue sliding New York
F. 10-16 Venezuela, New Zealand, Malaysia, Angola to join UN Security Council UN Security Council
G. 10-16 Hong Kong's leader: Street blockades cannot continue Hong Kong
7. 10-16 Nurse may have had symptoms of Ebola earlier Dallas
I. 10-16 Ishikawa sends Giants to World Series San Francisco Bay Area
9. 10-16 Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations UN

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Oct.16   Northern Syria     ISIS pushed back with help of U.S. airstrikes in Kobani
Map of Kobani Syria
  Kurdish fighters have pushed back ISIS militants in a number of locations as U.S. airstrikes on ISIS positions continue in and around the city


  Nepal     Death toll climbs as Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers
  The grim search for missing hikers and bodies buried under snow continued Thursday against the dramatic backdrop of Nepal's Himalayas


  West Africa     Ebola: WHO focuses on preventing regional spread   The World Health Organization is to 'ramp up' efforts to prevent Ebola spreading beyond the three countries most affected by the deadly virus

  New York Global share prices continue sliding  US shares opened sharply lower on Thursday, tracking big losses on European and Asian stock markets

  UN Security Council Venezuela, New Zealand, Malaysia, Angola to join UN Security Council  Those countries have been elected to coveted seats on the United Nations Security Council, but the final seat has yet to be determined

  Hong Kong Hong Kong's leader: Street blockades cannot continue  C.Y. Leung made it clear the pro-democracy protests which have clogged main thoroughfares in the city for almost three weeks cannot continue

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  Dallas     Nurse may have had symptoms of Ebola earlier Map of Dallas  Amber Vinson may have shown symptoms 4 days before once indicated. She might have been contagious while flying on 2 commercial flights

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  San Francisco Bay Area   Ishikawa sends Giants to World Series  For the third time in five years, the Giants are going to the World Series. Game 5 of the NLCS was another thriller in what was a classic series

  UN     Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations   Ban Ki-moon has launched another urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a United Nations drive for donations fell short of its target

  Hong Kong HK police clear more protest sites  Police in Hong Kong have moved in to clear a pro-democracy protest site in the Mong Kok area of the city

  Spain New viruses 'killing amphibians' in Spain  A deadly new disease has emerged that is wiping out amphibians, scientists report

  Bermuda Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on Bermuda  A powerful hurricane bore down on this tiny British territory, threatening to batter Bermuda with dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surge

San Francisco Bay Area , October 16, 2014 Timeline