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Pastor says he owes release by North Korea to his Canadian citizenship

Aug 28, 2017 - 12:50 AM

Korean born pastor Hyeon Soo Lim also says he was never mistreated during detention even if he was forced to work in difficult conditions

Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim addresses his congregation at the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Mississauga on August 13, 2017 after being freed from a North Korean labour camp last week. / AFP PHOTO / Cole BURSTON

US Presbyterian Church approves same-sex marriage

Mar 19, 2015 - 5:03 AM

The majority of the church s 171 regional governing bodies approves the change

Two US states order tough Ebola quarantine rules

Oct 25, 2014 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED US President Barack Obama stresses that the United States is well equipped to deal with any new cases

PREPARED. Workers are seen carrying plastic barrels from the apartment building where Ebola patient Craig Spencer lived in Harlem, New York, USA, 24 October 2014. Photo by John Taggart/EPA

Two US nurses are declared cured of Ebola

Oct 25, 2014 - 8:47 AM

A total of 9 people with Ebola have been cared for in the United States and all have survived except Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan

CURED. US President Barack Obama hugs Dallas nurse Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, October 24, 2014. Nina Pham was released on October 24 from the hospital after being declared Ebola-free. She was the first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Photo by Olivier Douliery/POOL/EPA

Texas case forces US to 'rethink' Ebola approach

Oct 14, 2014 - 11:26 AM

US CDC head: What we will be doing in the coming days and weeks is doubling down on the amount of education training outreach and support we provide

US President Barack Obama (2nd L), Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell (R), and Assistant to President Obama for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco (L) participate in a conference call with Director of the Center for Disease Control Dr. Tom Frieden on Ebola in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 13 October 2014. Alex Wong/Pool/EPA

Second US Ebola case deals blow to global battle

Oct 12, 2014 - 5:52 PM

UPDATED The latest Texas case underlines United Nations fears and growing concerns in the United States about Ebola for which there is no vaccine or widely available treatment

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, USA, 01 October 2014, where a patient with the Ebola virus is being treated. Richard Rodriguez/EPA

Hillary Clinton hospitalized with blood clot

Dec 31, 2012 - 9:44 AM

Clinton s doctors discovered in a follow up exam that a blood clot had formed after she suffered a concussion weeks ago

HILLARY CLINTON. Bothered by a stomach virus, she is dehydrated, faints and sustains a concussion. AFP file photo