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Guinea deploys police as Sierra Leoneans flee Ebola lockdown

Saturday, March 28, 2015 8:21am

A team of Sierra Leone health workers walk as they look for people suffering from Ebola virus symptoms or people they can educate about the virus as their country enters a three day country wide lockdown on movement of people due to the Ebola virus in the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Friday, March. 27, 2015. Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days, except for religious services, beginning Friday as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Guinea has deployed security forces to the country's southwest in response to reports that Sierra Leoneans are crossing the border to flee an Ebola lockdown intended to stamp out the deadly disease, an official said Saturday.

In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals

Saturday, March 28, 2015 8:15am

Fashion icon Audrey Smaltz listens during a interview in her rooftop penthouse at the Branson building, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in New York. Smaltz, who is being pressured to move, is a permanent tenant in the building where the city is suing the landlord, saying a swath of the apartments were being used as hotel rooms. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in New York City: apartments being rented like hotel rooms.

Rally slated over Indiana law some say allows discrimination

Saturday, March 28, 2015 8:12am

A window sticker on a downtown Indianapolis business, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, shows its objection to the Religious Freedom bill passed by the Indiana legislature. Organizers of a major gamers' convention and a large church gathering say they're considering moving events from Indianapolis over a bill that critics say could legalize discrimination against gays. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Organizers expect a large turnout Saturday at a rally against Indiana's newest law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.

Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

Saturday, March 28, 2015 8:00am

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's police commissioner says a decorated officer remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being shot in the face Friday night when gang unit officers stopped a car.

Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll

Saturday, March 28, 2015 7:58am

People displaced following attacks by Islamist militants lineup for accreditation before casting their votes, in Yola, Nigeria, Saturday March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the history of Africa's richest nation and its largest democracy. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Millions of Nigerians turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari.