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Police officers guard the building where Dr Craig Spencer lives in New York on Thursday. Picture: REUTERS

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Doctor who treated patients in West Africa is first person to be diagnosed with virus in largest US city, mayor tells residents ‘there is no reason to be alarmed’

Caterpillar posts strong earnings, raises outlook

Picture: SUSANA GONZALEZ/BLOOMBERG
16 hour(s) ago

Considered a bellwether of global economic activity, the company raises its 2014 profit outlook and says there is ‘a reasonable likelihood’ the world economy will improve next year

US unveils plan for West Africa visitors

CAUTIOUS: US President Barack Obama   has assured his nation that steps are being taken to prevent the spread of Ebola. Picture: AFP PHOTO
3 hour(s) ago

President Barack Obama says he is now ‘cautiously more optimistic’ the US can contain the virus

Falling oil prices test resolve of Wall Street shale gas investors

3 hour(s) ago

The Energy Select Sector index is down 14% since the end of August, compared with 3.8% for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index

US threatens sanctions against buyers of Islamic State oil

Picture: THINKSTOCK
16 hour(s) ago

The group is now ‘considered the world’s wealthiest and most financially sophisticated terrorist organisation’


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