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Created: 09/16/2014 2:21 AM KAALtv.com
By: The Associated Press

"Neither today, nor yesterday, nor in the previous days did Ukrainian forces shell any residential areas." — Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, commenting on fresh shelling that killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.

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"The trendlines in this crisis are grave, and without immediate international action we are facing the potential for a public health crisis that could claim lives on a scale far greater than current estimates, and set the countries of West Africa back a generation. This is a perilous crisis but one we can contain if the international community comes together to meet it head on." — U.S. U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power on the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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"We are closely following the situation and effective immediately, Radisson is suspending its limited sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings while we evaluate the facts and circumstances." — The Radisson hotel chain's statement after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.

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