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FRANCE 24

The Kent, Maine, home of nurse Kaci Hickox

EBOLA

Judge restricts US nurse's movements in Ebola row

The confrontation between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone heated up on Friday when a judge issued a temporary order enforcing a quarantine after she defied state officials and took a bike ride.

FRANCE 24

Protesters hold a banner reading 'No Internet tax' during a demonstration in Budapest on October 28, 2014

HUNGARY

Hungary to suspend controversial Internet tax

A planned tax on using the Internet that sparked public outrage and mass demonstrations in Hungary is to be suspended and the matter reconsidered next year, the country’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday.

FRANCE 24

A man dressed in a clown costume

FRANCE

French town bans clown costumes after terror wave

A wave of panic sparked by pranksters dressing up as evil clowns and terrorising passers-by has spread across France in recent weeks. Now, one town has taken the step of banning anyone from wearing a clown costume, especially on Halloween.

FRANCE 24

USA

US nurse defies Ebola quarantine, negotiations fail

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine’s order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.

FRANCE 24

JUSTICE

Roman Polanski questioned by prosecutors in Poland

Film director Roman Polanski was allowed to walk free after being questioned by Polish prosecutors at the request of the United States, which is seeking his extradition over a 1977 conviction of unlawful intercourse with a minor.