The best of Stackpole’s global news from the last 24 hours
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This week’s top stories: -The World Health Organization reports that the death toll from Ebola continues to climb -The U.S. military has reported a record number of airmen and women returning home from combat duty in Afghanistan -The European Commission says the European Union is on track to meet its climate targets and has agreed to invest up to €40 billion ($48 billion) in climate change adaptation projects in Europe and the U.K. -A woman is on the brink of her first pregnancy at the age of 26, and the first baby born to a lesbian couple in the United States -A Russian soldier has been detained on suspicion of sexually abusing two female recruits, but his lawyer says he was never sexually abused by the serviceman -A man is in custody in the Philippines after allegedly attempting to smuggle an 8,000-pound gold bar from Malaysia to the United Arab Emirates.
-Two Chinese men have been arrested in the US after being accused of stealing $12.4 million in jewelry from a Hong Kong jewelry store.
-The UN Security Council will meet for a rare emergency session on the crisis.