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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

1. NURSE WITH EBOLA ARRIVES IN ATLANTA

A police motorcade escorted an ambulance as it traveled to Emory University Hospital, which has a specialized isolation unit and already treated three Americans diagnosed with the virus.

2. OBAMA CALLS FOR MORE AGGRESSIVE HANDLING OF EBOLA

"We want a rapid response team, a SWAT team essentially, from the CDC to be on the ground as quickly as possible, hopefully within 24 hours, so that they are taking the local hospital step by step though what needs to be done," the president said.

3. KURDS HOLD THEIR OWN IN FIGHT FOR KOBANI

Islamic State militants face resilient Kurdish fighters who have had some success in halting advances on the strategic Kurdish town near Syria's border with Turkey.

4. A DIZZYING DAY FOR MARKETS AS STOCKS PLUNGE

Investors fled stocks and poured into bonds as worries about a global economic slowdown intensified and the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 460 points before recovering slightly in the late afternoon.

5. WHAT'S IN A WAR'S NAME

More than two months in, the Pentagon has titled the campaign to destroy the Islamic State militants: "Operation Inherent Resolve."

6. TWO MEN CLEARED OF KILLINGS, ONE WALKS FREE

"After 29 years, it's a bittersweet moment because I'm walking out alone," said one of the men cleared of a 1985 murder conviction. The other died behind bars in 2001. 7. VIOLENCE INCREASES FOR HONG KONG PROTESTERS

Riot police moving against activists before dawn sparked outrage after officers were seen kicking a handcuffed protester and dragging dozens of others away. 8. DRONE CAUSES BRAWL AT SOCCER STADIUM

The aircraft took off from Belgrade with a nationalist Albanian banner and ignited more than a fight between players and fans — it inflamed years of tensions between rivals Serbia and Albania.

9. WHY HBO IS CUTTING THE CORD

The company's streaming service will be sold as a stand-alone product as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. 10. KANSAS CITY SWEEPS BALTIMORE The win over the Orioles means the Royals are headed to their first World Series since 1985.

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