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India

India will buy Israel's Spike anti-tank guided missile, rejecting US offer of Javelin missiles that Washington lobbied hard to win, defense ministry source says - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

More: CDC spokesman Tom Skinner says the Obama administration is also considering the possibility of quarantining health care workers returning to the US from West Africa - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

More: CDC spokesman Tom Skinner says the Obama administration is also considering the possibility of quarantining health care workers returning to the US from the Ebola hot zone of West Africa - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

CDC spokesman says changes to current US Ebola screening guidelines for travelers from West Africa are likely, and a number of options are 'on the table' - @Reuters

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Egypt Sinai Peninsula violence

US condemns terror attack on Egyptian forces in Sinai, saying, 'A prosperous and dynamic Egypt requires an environment of security and stability, and the United States continues to support the Egyptian government's efforts to counter the threat of terrorism - @NBCNews

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

US consulate general in Istanbul was 1 of several diplomatic buildings there to receive an envelope containing suspicious powder Friday, State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki confirms - @NBCNews

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Central Command reports US military forces conducted 6 airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria Thursday and Friday; US and partner nation military forces conducted 12 airstrikes in Iraq - @NBCNews

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North Korea nuclear program

Commander of US military forces in South Korea says he believes North Korea 'has the capability' to produce a miniaturized nuclear warhead that could potentially reach the US, but there's no evidence that they've produced or tested any such weapons - @NBCNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

CDC Director Tom Frieden on NYC Ebola patient: 'Dr. Craig Spencer is one of many heroes, protecting the US and Africa. Our thoughts and all support are with him and his care team' - @DrFriedenCDC

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Russia

More: Putin warns political scholars in Russia that Washington is trying to 'remake the whole world' around its own interests and that the risk of international conflicts is growing - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Map: A breakdown of confirmed cases of Ebola around the world as of Oct. 23, based off information from WHO and CDC - @ezraklein

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Ebola outbreak 2014

New York Health Commissioner: Ebola patient had no symptoms when he departed Guinea to the US - live video

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Editor's note: Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old Doctors Without Borders physician, is the 4th case of Ebola in the US and the 1st in New York City, according to initial tests - @AP - Jillian

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markets

Asia stocks track US gains; Nikkei at 2-week high, Australian Securities Exchange at 1-month peak - @CNBC

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Asia

Asia shares expected to track US gains on Friday due to strong earnings, improving European data - @CNBC

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2010 Haiti earthquake

US urges federal judge to dismiss cholera lawsuit against UN; Haitian group claims peacekeepers caused epidemic after earthquake - @Reuters

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Jerusalem car attack, Oct. 22, 2014

US State Department confirms girl 3-month-old Chaya Zissel Braun killed in Jerusalem yesterday was an American citizen - @mawilner

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Treasury Department's top counter-terror staffer says US military campaign has 'begun to impair' Islamic State's $1 million a day oil revenues - @juliehdavis

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US economic indicators

US leading economic index rose 0.8% in September, accelerating after no change in August - @MarketsTicker

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Rwanda backs away from decision to screen travelers from US and Spain for Ebola - @washingtonpost

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