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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:34:00 EDT
James leads Cavaliers past Bulls, 114-108 in OT
LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:25:00 EDT
Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight
A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:44:00 EDT
Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scare
Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:14:00 EDT
Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade
Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:05:00 EDT
Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting
One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:04:00 EDT
Woman in zombie costume charged twice with DWI
Police say a woman wearing a zombie costume and makeup was charged with drunken driving twice within three hours after attending an upstate New York bar's "zombie prom" party.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:47:00 EDT
Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria
Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:14:00 EDT
2 arrested as people flock to Hawaii lava
Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:47:00 EDT
Early votes exceed 15 million _ but who benefits?
Early votes soared past 15 million across 31 states on Friday, an outpouring that is giving hopeful Republicans as well as nervous Democrats cause for optimism heading into the final weekend of a campaign with control of...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:45:00 EDT
Rocket explosion setback for commercial space
Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and,...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:34:00 EDT
Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans
Authorities were investigating on Friday a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:15:00 EDT
Painted faces at parks need painstaking removal
A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in national parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nation's most famously picturesque...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:08:00 EDT
Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse
A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:08:00 EDT
Ex-band FAMU member convicted in hazing death
A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:37:00 EDT
After murder suspect is caught, a sigh of relief
For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:27:00 EDT
AP EXCLUSIVE: Military sex survey draws complaints
Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundreds of thousands have been asked to complete.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:36:00 EDT
$2.25M deal reached in hot NYC jail cell death
The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said Friday.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:35:00 EDT
Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays
Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:35:00 EDT
Wall Street caps a wild month with a rally
For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:25:00 EDT
Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West
With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. When it comes to the issue that has undermined the region - the survival or fall of Syrian...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:55:00 EDT
Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers
Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday amid hopes that the disease is...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:45:00 EDT
Chicago Marathon champion Jeptoo fails doping test
Leading female marathoner Rita Jeptoo of Kenya failed a doping test a few weeks before winning her second consecutive Chicago Marathon, her agent and national federation said Friday.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:46:00 EDT
EU holds largest-ever cyber-security exercise
The European Union on Thursday carried out its biggest exercise to prevent cyber-attacks on Europe's public utilities and communications networks.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:46:00 EDT
Spain OKs 'Google Tax' demanded by news publishers
Spain's parliament has approved new intellectual property laws that allow news publishers to charge aggregators each time they display news content in search results.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:46:00 EDT
Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead
Call it drugs for the departed: A quirky bureaucratic rule led Medicare's prescription drug program to pay for costly medications even after the patients were dead.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:56:00 EDT
X-ray shows sick tortoise swallowed turtle pendant
The source of a sick tortoise's discomfort became clear after a south Florida veterinarian took an X-ray: The animal had swallowed a turtle pendant.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:56:00 EDT
Man's own dog helps police bust him on drug charge
Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:55:00 EDT
Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis
The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week - months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:14:00 EDT
Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's war
Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:07:00 EDT
Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons
The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous. The impromptu murals of death...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:55:00 EDT
Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police
The Islamic State group is conducting a purge, killing dozens of former policemen and soldiers living in areas of Iraq under its control, in a campaign apparently aimed at preventing any uprising against its extremist rule.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:55:00 EDT
Germany's main Jewish leader steps down
Germany's main Jewish leader, who in 2010 became the first person born after the Holocaust to take the job, says he's stepping down.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:25:00 EDT
Kristin Scott Thomas to play UK queen onstage
Kristin Scott Thomas is about to don Helen Mirren's tiara.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:15:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:58:00 EDT
LeBron very un-LeBron in opening loss to Knicks
Shortly after showering, and maybe rinsing off a forgettable performance, LeBron James smiled and laughed as he dressed for a flight to Chicago.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:28:00 EDT
Poll: Economy, health care eclipse social issues
As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:27:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Haunted houses horrify on Halloween
JT Mollner likes to compare haunted house visitors to bungee jumpers and skydivers - they want to be safe, but they also want an adrenaline rush.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:27:00 EDT
Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same
A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:28:00 EDT
Crowds, cuteness overwhelm first Hello Kitty Con
Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:05:00 EDT
Hong Kong protesters: Images of determination
On the evening of Sept. 28, Hong Kong police struggling to hold back thousands of democracy protesters unleashed dozens of rounds of tear gas in a failed attempt to disperse them. When the smoke cleared, Hong Kong had...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:25:00 EDT
Trooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyed
A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:47:00 EDT
Winston, Florida State rally to beat Louisville
If trailing Auburn by 18 last season in the BCS Championship game didn't shake Florida State, a 21-0 first-half deficit to Louisville surely wasn't going to, either.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:25:00 EDT
LeBron falters in emotional return to Cleveland
Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:06:00 EDT
Knicks spoil James' homecoming, 95-90
LeBron James shot miserably. His passes were errant. He didn't look good doing much other than tossing powder in the air.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:56:00 EDT
Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4
A small plane lost engine power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building at a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:44:00 EDT
N. Korea says it has invited EU rights official
North Korea on Thursday said it has invited European Union's top human rights official to visit the country, but it threatened to drop recent offers of visits by United Nations rights officials unless a U.N. resolution...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:55:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Friday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:55:00 EDT
Jorge Garcia makes the most of 'Hawaii Five-0'
Since playing the lucky-unlucky lottery winner Hurley on "Lost," Jorge Garcia's career has moved along nicely from "Alcatraz" to "Hawaii Five-0" and upcoming big-screen movies.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:36:00 EDT
Compromise efforts stall for quarantined nurse
Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state's Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authorities struggled to reach a compromise that would...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:08:00 EDT
Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay
Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:07:00 EDT
Obama rallies Maine voters, avoids spat over Ebola
President Barack Obama on Thursday rallied for a Democrat to become Maine's next governor while keeping his distance from the state's bubbling controversy over its Ebola policies and a nurse who has defied them.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:35:00 EDT
Want to buy a New Hampshire election ad? Good luck
A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station - and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:27:00 EDT
Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow
The Hawaii National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community that got its start during the lumber and sugar-plantation...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:26:00 EDT
Possible complete mammoth skeleton found in Idaho
A portion of a Columbian mammoth skull and tusks have been uncovered in southeastern Idaho, and experts say a rare entire skeleton might be buried there.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:17:00 EDT
AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready
By JEFF DONN and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:07:00 EDT
N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola
North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners entering the country for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported anywhere in Asia, and very...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:46:00 EDT
BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor
The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:36:00 EDT
A Headless Ranger? Mystery at Colonial burial site
Sleepy Hollow has the legend of the Headless Horseman. Does a community 150 miles farther up the Hudson River have a Headless Ranger buried in an unmarked cemetery from the 18th century?

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:25:00 EDT
Inmate freed in landmark Illinois case
A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:26:00 EDT
Giants' win turns violent, revelers turn on police
The celebration in San Francisco's streets following the Giants' World Series victory started off peaceful but quickly turned raucous and violent, as revelers vandalized police cars and businesses and pelted...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:16:00 EDT
Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor whose mumbling and occasional bumbling belied his political ingenuity and endeared him to a scrappy city whose very skyline he helped reshape, died Thursday. He was 71.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:16:00 EDT
Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors
Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers dug with bare hands through the broken red earth of a deadly landslide Thursday, defying police orders after a top disaster official said there was no chance of finding more...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:09:00 EDT
US voters deciding on billions for conservation
Voters across the nation are deciding whether to set aside billions of dollars for parks and preservation in what some environmentalists are calling one of the most significant elections for land conservation in American...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:15:00 EDT
Vatican admits Sistine Chapel frescoes 'whitened'
The Vatican revealed a closely kept secret Thursday: The Sistine Chapel's precious frescoes were starting to turn white from the air pollution caused by so many visitors passing through each day to marvel at...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:15:00 EDT
Taylor Swift gets a Bronx cheer as NYC Ambassador
Welcome to New York, Taylor Swift! The locals are kvetching about you already.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:07:00 EDT
Small Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town
A vanguard force of Iraqi peshmerga troops entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey on Thursday, part of a larger group of 150 fighters that the Kurds hope will turn back an offensive by militants of...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:55:00 EDT
Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting
Israel closed all access to Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site on Thursday, a rare move that ratcheted up already heightened tensions following the attempted assassination of a prominent Jewish religious...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:46:00 EDT
Sweden recognizes Palestinian state; Israel upset
Sweden on Thursday became the biggest Western European country to recognize a Palestinian state, prompting a strong protest from Israel, which swiftly withdrew its ambassador from Stockholm.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:05:00 EDT
Chevy makes the best of exec's nervous speech
Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:05:00 EDT
Taylor Swift talks books and music with kids
Who says kids don't read? Not Taylor Swift.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:25:00 EDT
Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia
Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while the crisis in Sierra Leone is going to get worse, the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:46:00 EDT
Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote
The foreign ministers of four Central European countries and Britain have condemned a plan by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine to hold local elections.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:35:00 EDT
PA peace activists charged in vicious attack
Two "Stop the Violence" organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:26:00 EDT
Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise
That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:56:00 EDT
Boy or girl? Family with 12 sons awaits baby 13
A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl, they said they'd be...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:45:00 EDT
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
By The Associated Press Associated Press Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:35:00 EDT
Elaborate FBI repairman ruse shown in videos
Wearing a lapel camera and posing as an Internet repairman, an undercover government agent walked into a luxury villa at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and recorded everything he saw as part of a major international gambling...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:14:00 EDT
US envoy: World must do more to fight Ebola
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, returning from a visit to West Africa, which has been struggling with the world's worst Ebola outbreak, says the world must do more to confront "the greatest public health...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:05:00 EDT
Correction: Superstorm-Mental Health story
In a story Oct. 29 about Superstorm Sandy victims experiencing mental health issues, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an organization helping with disaster distress response. The organization is the...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:15:00 EDT
Viral video documents New York street harassment
A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:14:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: A look back at the Rumble in the Jungle
By The Associated Press It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:14:00 EDT
Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine
Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:04:00 EDT
Zambian president dies after long illness
Zambian President Michael Sata, dubbed "King Cobra" for his sharp-tongued remarks, has died in a London hospital after a long illness. Vice President Guy Scott, a white Zambian of Scottish descent, became the country's...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:34:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:24:00 EDT
New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years
Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:44:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Israel prison hosts inmate fashion show
Alert the fashion police: prisoners in an Israeli jail have presented their debut collections, bringing the do's and don'ts of design straight to the halls of a penitentiary.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:24:00 EDT
Senate control could turn on 2 independents' moves
After millions of Americans vote next week, it's possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:24:00 EDT
Solid third-quarter US economic growth is expected
It's taken years, but the U.S. economy may finally be reaching a sustainable cruising speed.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:04:00 EDT
Wait for daughter's body ends on her 17th birthday
Hwang In-yeol and his wife waited seven years to have a child, and then she was born on Oct. 29, 1997. After a ferry disaster in April that killed her and 303 others, the couple waited again for nearly seven months to see...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:45:00 EDT
San Francisco fans revel in team's hat-trick win
They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange and black sea standing shoulder-to shoulder roared as one.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:44:00 EDT
Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 to win World Series
A giant, indeed.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:14:00 EDT
Afghan war amputees find new life, pride in sports
From her wheelchair, Maryam Samimi punched the air as the referee's whistle signaled her basketball team's win in an Afghan national tournament, a moment of joy in a country often unkind to those missing limbs.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:45:00 EDT
Quarantines rarely used, effectiveness questioned
The Spanish flu pandemic a century ago prompted the last large-scale quarantines in this country. Now the Ebola outbreak is raising new questions about whether ordering quarantines is an effective way to fight deadly...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:44:00 EDT
As Fed ends bond buys, Yellen to expand influence
When the Federal Reserve announced the end of its landmark bond buying program Wednesday, it also signaled the start of something else:

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:54:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Thursday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:25:00 EDT
Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa vowed on Wednesday to end her voluntary quarantine, even going so far as to step out of her home and shake a reporter's hand, signaling a showdown with state police...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:44:00 EDT
Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide
A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:24:00 EDT
Peshmerga troops cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey
Iraqi peshmerga troops were cheered Wednesday by fellow Kurds in southeastern Turkey as the fighters slowly made their way toward the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani to try to break a siege there by Islamic State...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:45:00 EDT
Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops
Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines - longer than required...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:34:00 EDT
Viral video documents New York street harassment
A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said Wednesday.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:14:00 EDT
Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in ruse
It was an extraordinary ruse. Dramatic new video obtained by The Associated Press, filmed through the lapel camera carried by an undercover government agent, shows how the FBI tricked its way inside a luxury villa at...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:05:00 EDT
Suge Knight, Katt Williams charged with robbery
Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:16:00 EDT
Girls' jihadi quest stirs Muslim communities' fear
The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east African community worried about whether their own children will be the...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:07:00 EDT
Mexico archaeologists explore Teotihuacan tunnel
A yearslong exploration of a tunnel sealed almost 2,000 years ago at the ancient city of Teotihuacan yielded thousands of relics and the discovery of three chambers that could hold more important finds, Mexican...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:54:00 EDT
Dems rush to save suddenly vulnerable incumbents
Desperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:47:00 EDT
Court orders for Texas pastors' speeches withdrawn
Houston city attorneys have withdrawn subpoenas that sought speeches and other information from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination of gay and transgender residents, the mayor said Wednesday.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:46:00 EDT
Where's czar? Ebola raises management questions
President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible?

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:14:00 EDT
Politics of Ebola tricky for Christie, Cuomo
Two ambitious governors - one Republican, one Democrat - known for their no-nonsense, take-charge style in a calamity have set off a furor with their aggressive handling of the Ebola crisis, and how it plays out could...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:56:00 EDT
Al-Qaida: IS should rejoin group and fight West
U.S. intelligence analysts are closely watching al-Qaida's overtures to the renegade Islamic State to reunite and fight the West, and while a full reconciliation is not on the horizon, there is evidence the two groups...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:34:00 EDT
'Hello Kitty' arrested on drunken driving charge
Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:25:00 EDT
Police: Man decapitates mother, is killed by train
A man with a history of psychiatric problems decapitated his mother, dragged her lifeless body into the street in front of their home and then killed himself by walking into the path of a nearby oncoming train, police said...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:54:00 EDT
Health overhaul's subsidies at Supreme Court
Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:45:00 EDT
Funding to tame an Ebola outbreak has fallen short
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press The nation's preparedness effort to fight outbreaks of Ebola and other infectious diseases has been under-funded and lacking in political will...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:34:00 EDT
Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners
Rescue workers desperately pumped water out of a coal mine in southern Turkey and anxious relatives huddled nearby Wednesday after surging waters trapped 18 Turkish miners deep underground.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:34:00 EDT
Court: UK spies get bulk access to NSA data
The British government's insistence that its spies don't use the vast espionage powers of the U.S. National Security Agency to sidestep U.K. restrictions on domestic eavesdropping was called into question by a...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:26:00 EDT
AP IMPACT: US health care unprepared for Ebola
By JEFF DONN and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:14:00 EDT
Malala awarded 'Children's Nobel' prize in Sweden
Children's rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday received the World's Children's Prize 2014 in Sweden, after winning a global vote involving millions of children.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:54:00 EDT
Senators stage their own 'Survivor' show
Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich were willing to go to great lengths to prove that a Democratic and Republican U.S. senator could work together.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:35:00 EDT
Russian deliver space station cargo after US flop
The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:35:00 EDT
Correction: Apple Pay-Retail Skirmish story
In a story Oct. 29 about Apple Inc.'s new payment system, The Associated Press misattributed a quotation from an Apple Pay user in Indianapolis. The speaker was Thomas Pritchard, not Ben Heyman.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:24:00 EDT
Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital
A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:14:00 EDT
Honor for hero who saved London from WWII flooding
Every day, boats full of tourists and commuters float by a pale patch on the wall that lines the River Thames near Britain's Houses of Parliament.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:03:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:34:00 EDT
Slow-moving lava creeps closer to Hawaii homes
Hawaii authorities say lava from Kilauea volcano is burning tires and other materials that could generate more smoke.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:13:00 EDT
Economy 101: 5 things to know about US growth
Is the U.S. economy accelerating - finally? If it is, which sorts of Americans stand to benefit most? And why is it doing better than other major economies?

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:23:00 EDT
Giffords struggling to make guns a midterm issue
She has delivered the same 64-word speech eight times already, but Gabby Giffords is struggling to get through the ninth.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:23:00 EDT
The tiebreaker: Biden's new role if Senate splits
It's the stuff of a campaign manager's dream: The sitting vice president, in the midst of his own run for president, dashes across Pennsylvania Avenue and bursts into the Senate to cast the deciding vote on...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:54:00 EDT
Supply rocket headed to space station explodes
An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:34:00 EDT
Basketball more than just a game for Saudi women
As the NBA season kicks off in America this week, a group of Saudi women and girls will be pursuing their own hoop dreams.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:13:00 EDT
Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series
A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:23:00 EDT
Cuba tries to drive up fertility amid baby slump
Daymarys Gonzalez's first attempt to have a child ended with an ectopic pregnancy at age 31. She stopped trying to conceive after a miscarriage the following year.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:44:00 EDT
Royals beat Giants 10-0 in Game 6
By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer It's a rout. Kansas City beats Giants 10-0.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:23:00 EDT
Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria
A group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops arrived in Turkey early Wednesday and headed toward the border to help their Syrian brethren fight Islamic State extremists in the embattled town of Kobani.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:23:00 EDT
Seoul: N. Korea's Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery
South Korea's spy agency believes it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's 6-week public absence that set off a frenzy of global speculation, a lawmaker who attended the agency's...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:14:00 EDT
New Mexico deputy charged with shooting colleague
A northern New Mexico sheriff's deputy was charged with murder Tuesday after police say he fired several rounds from his handgun as his colleague tried to flee an alcohol-fueled argument at a hotel.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:23:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:25:00 EDT
Maine prepared to enforce 'voluntary' quarantine
Health officials said Tuesday they're prepared to legally enforce the state's "voluntary" quarantine on health care workers who've treated Ebola patients.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:13:00 EDT
Girls accused of trying to join jihadis confused
One of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria was confused about what her role would be if she had actually made it there, the girl's father said Tuesday.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:13:00 EDT
Official allowed others to believe he had Ph.D.
A key figure in a struggling Army intelligence program has for years allowed himself to be portrayed as a Ph.D. in engineering, even though he does not hold a doctoral degree, according to records and interviews.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:45:00 EDT
Ebola nurse on defensive gets call from Obama
A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a courageous front-line caregiver.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:53:00 EDT
House Republicans make liberal use of Obama in ads
House Republicans rolled out late-campaign attack ads tying Democrats to an unpopular President Barack Obama on Tuesday as the chief executive embarked on a round of travel to boost gubernatorial candidates in a half-dozen...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:15:00 EDT
How well did the Fed's stimulus work?
Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop. One presidential candidate even suggested that the Federal Reserve chairman should be roughed up.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:14:00 EDT
Correction: Colon Cancer Test story
By The Associated Press In a story Oct. 26 about Cologuard, a new DNA test for colon cancer screening, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the test was approved in September and was not yet...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:55:00 EDT
Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays
More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others - gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful - were asked a simple question: How many live in a...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:55:00 EDT
Obama says US can't shy away from Ebola battle
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States can't be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola and must support health care workers who are returning from the front lines in Africa.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:14:00 EDT
Top UN Ebola official: new cases poorly tracked
Authorities are having trouble figuring out how many more people are getting Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone and where the hot spots are in those countries, harming efforts to get control of the raging, deadly outbreak,...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:33:00 EDT
Ukraine's parliament to remain a rowdy place
Anti-corruption crusaders, paramilitary commanders, radical ultranationalists, remnants of the disgraced former president's entourage.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:54:00 EDT
Bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friend was convicted Tuesday of lying to federal agents during the investigation into the deadly 2013 attack.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:53:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
By The Associated Press The U.S.-led coalition kept up its airstrikes last week on the northern Syrian town of Kobani, trying to make sure it does not fall to militants from the Islamic State group. One...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:23:00 EDT
Museum of Jewish history opens in Poland
The presidents of Poland and Israel on Tuesday joined Holocaust survivors for the formal opening of a multimedia museum that tells the 1,000-year history of Jewish life in Poland.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:13:00 EDT
Czechs honor Winton for trains evacuating children
The president of the Czech Republic awarded a Briton his country's highest state honor for organizing a mass evacuation of children to save them from Nazi death camps.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:23:00 EDT
18 miners trapped in coal mine accident in Turkey
Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said - an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation's poor workplace safety standards.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:34:00 EDT
Mali rushes to track Ebola after toddler dies
After 2-year-old Fanta Kone's father died in southern Guinea, the toddler's grandmother took her from the forested hills where the Ebola outbreak first began months ago to bring her home to Mali. It wasn't...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:43:00 EDT
India slides, US gains in gender equality ranking
Indian women still face some of the world's worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to a survey of 142 nations released Tuesday.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:43:00 EDT
NATO chief: Strong alliance for better Russia ties
Only a strong Western security alliance can negotiate better ties with Russia, NATO's new secretary general said Tuesday.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:14:00 EDT
Washington school shooter remembered with victims
Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling shoe; a youth football team photo, with one player encased in a red-marker heart; and a...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:43:00 EDT
Turkish villages give Syrian Kurds shelter, hope
Just eight families used to inhabit this small hamlet jutting into no-man's land on the Turkish-Syrian border, eking out a living from the land, living in mud-brick houses yards away from Turkish army lookout posts.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:24:00 EDT
Toronto elects a new mayor, ends Ford era
Toronto's next mayor will be a straight-laced, button down moderate conservative - almost the polar opposite of current Mayor Rob Ford, whose term was plagued by scandals involving public drinking and illegal drug use.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:24:00 EDT
Syria's 3 ½-year conflict roiling the economy
The middle-aged salesman sat glumly among an array of shorts, khaki leisure suits bedecked with gold belts and dresses with plunging necklines in the ancient Damascus bazaar - luxuries few can afford in today's Syria.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:13:00 EDT
Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea
The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:33:00 EDT
Poor health systems in Asia cause for Ebola alarm
The longer the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, the greater chance a traveler infected with the virus touches down in an Asian city.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:23:00 EDT
Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon
Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:03:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 04:23:00 EDT
Blogger's sketchy anti-US facts draw fans in China
So, dear Chinese reader, you still think the American Dream eclipses the Chinese one?

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 03:14:00 EDT
Brown underwater in NH, but Shaheen could sink
If there's one person in New Hampshire less popular than President Barack Obama, it's Republican Scott Brown. But that might not matter as the former Massachusetts senator tries to unseat Democratic Sen. Jeanne...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 02:12:00 EDT
Violence marks Afghan president's first month
Suicide bombers, roadside bombs and rocket attacks on the Afghan capital have intensified in the one month since President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took office as the Taliban are sending a message that they disapprove of his...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:23:00 EDT
Redskins end Cowboys' 6-game streak, 20-17 in OT
Colt McCoy did it again. The small-town West Texas kid calmly led a winning drive at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:02:00 EDT
Expanding Mexico City running out of cemeteries
Edgardo Galvan watched as two gravediggers shoveled muddy soil from his father's grave until they reached a set of bones mixed with wood chips, the remnants of the coffin he was buried in seven years earlier.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:03:00 EDT
Toronto elects a new mayor, ends Ford era
Toronto elected a moderate conservative as mayor on Monday, ending the Rob Ford era marked by scandals over his illegal drug use and public drunkenness.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:54:00 EDT
After weeks of watching, Hawaii lava nears home
Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their homes.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:54:00 EDT
US governors, Army go own way on Ebola quarantines
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming down with the Ebola virus and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk, but some state...

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:33:00 EDT
Poland in defense shift as security concerns rise
Poland is planning a major realignment of its military structure because of the conflict in neighboring Ukraine, the country's defense minister said Monday, a move that could shift thousands of troops to its eastern...

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:23:00 EDT
Newly re-elected Brazil leader faces house divided
Brazil's re-elected leader Dilma Rousseff on Monday faced a house divided after a bitterly fought election that culminated in the narrowest presidential win since the nation's return to democracy three decades ago.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:13:00 EDT
Sheriff: School shooter invited victims to lunch
A popular student responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at their table, investigators said Monday.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:13:00 EDT
Families of missing Mexican students still waiting
Night is the most difficult time at the rural teachers college, where families have stayed on thin, bare mattresses in classrooms since 43 students went missing a month ago. The day's distractions of meals, meetings...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:34:00 EDT
Wolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal
Ricky Rubio has fought through a horrific knee injury to become one of the elite passers and steal artists in the NBA.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:24:00 EDT
Untapable wins Breeders' Cup Distaff
Rosie Napravnik was riding with a secret, and she couldn't keep it any longer once Untapable won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:07:00 EDT
Orange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' parade
San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the World Series champions.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:55:00 EDT
Phillies, Burnett both decline $15M mutual option
A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies both declined their $15 million mutual option Friday, leaving the pitcher to decide whether to exercise his $12.75 million player option.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:34:00 EDT
Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll
By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:35:00 EDT
Column: Seminoles a team everyone loves to hate
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Admit it. You're rooting against Florida State.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:15:00 EDT
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns
Dave Brandon took over Michigan's athletic department four years ago with so many of the right qualifications: success as a businessman, experience as a university regent - and he'd played football for Bo...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:44:00 EDT
Hawks' home opener against Pacers is a sellout
The Atlanta Hawks hope a sellout in Saturday night's home opener against Indiana will show the team is moving past offseason controversies in ownership and management.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:57:00 EDT
Colombians jailed in Venezuela for $15 grocery run
A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail, along with the threat of a 14-year prison sentence, as a result of a crackdown on smuggling in Venezuela that is ratcheting up tensions and...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:34:00 EDT
Nissan recalls Infiniti SUVs to fix air bags
Nissan says it's recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that could send shrapnel into the passenger compartment.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:44:00 EDT
Virgin Galactic's allure: space and celebrities
By DAVID KOENIG Associated Press The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:37:00 EDT
Ex-Union Carbide chief Anderson dead at 92
Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 92.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:16:00 EDT
FTC accuses Gerber of false claim on baby formula
Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:15:00 EDT
US stock indexes zoom back to record highs
Major U.S. stock indexes are back at record highs after a turbulent month.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:24:00 EDT
Bank of Japan redoubles efforts to revive economy
Japan's central bank surprised the financial world and pleased investors Friday by intensifying its purchases of government bonds and other assets to try to revive a chronically anemic economy.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:35:00 EDT
NYC worker suspended for using 'robotic voice'
If some workplace problems happen because employees are only human, one New York City government worker got in trouble for virtually the opposite.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:54:00 EDT
China experimental moon orbiter returns
China on Saturday successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:34:00 EDT
Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions
By SETH BORENSTEIN and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:34:00 EDT
A look at people killed during space missions
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:15:00 EDT
Slow-motion disaster: Key facts about Hawaii lava
Lava that has entered a rural Hawaii town has been described as a disaster in slow motion. After months of creeping through uninhabited areas of the Big Island, it reached Pahoa this week, crossing a residential street,...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:45:00 EDT
Fewer grizzly bears dying in Yellowstone area
Fewer threatened grizzly bears are being killed in and around Yellowstone National Park, and scientists said Wednesday their numbers appear to be holding stable as officials consider lifting protections for the animals.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:35:00 EDT
3 girls trick-or-treating killed in hit-and-run
Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in costume were hit by a vehicle and killed while walking at a Southern California intersection.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:54:00 EDT
88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wife
Police say an 88-year-old central Missouri man accused of fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife told investigators he didn't want the couple to be a burden on their family.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:34:00 EDT
Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson
With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed a black 18-year-old in...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:05:00 EDT
Mexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran
A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:04:00 EDT
Ohio man held in North Korea hoped to aid church
An American who is back home after being detained for nearly six months in North Korea said Friday that he left a Bible in a nightclub hoping it would get into the hands of what he called the country's underground...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:24:00 EDT
Creator of Operation couldn't afford own operation
The creator of the board game Operation needed his own operation, and it turned out he couldn't afford to pay for it.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:05:00 EDT
John Denver bust missing after heavy-metal ball
A Denver radio station that sponsored a heavy-metal Halloween ball is pleading for the return of a bust of John Denver that went missing during the party.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:44:00 EDT
Md. man punched by Chris Brown settles lawsuit
The lawyer for a man who was punched by Chris Brown outside a Washington hotel says he has settled a lawsuit against the singer.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:24:00 EDT
Wallenda ready for windy Chicago tightrope walks
With Chicago's chilling winds howling in the background, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda declared Friday he's ready to attempt two back-to-back skyscraper crossings, one of them blindfolded.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:24:00 EDT
Tiny Harris defends implants to change eye color
Reality TV star Tameka "Tiny" Harris, the wife of rapper T.I., has the attention of skeptical eye doctors and social media haters over a procedure she underwent to permanently lighten the color of her eyes.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:24:00 EDT
Kristin Scott Thomas to play UK queen onstage
Kristin Scott Thomas is about to don Helen Mirren's tiara.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:24:00 EDT
Downey, Watson, Dench honored by British Academy
There was a bit of a British invasion at the Beverly Hilton hotel, as BAFTA Los Angeles hosted its annual Britannia Awards, honoring film and television talent from both sides of the pond, including director Mike Leigh and...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:55:00 EDT
Rowling reveals new tidbits on Pottermore site
Just in time for Halloween, J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of what makes a wicked witch tick.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:05:00 EDT
Alaska mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose
The mayor of Anchorage has vetoed an ordinance passed by the municipal assembly intended to protect moose from impaling themselves on fences decorated with metal spikes.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:05:00 EDT
69 cats removed from dirty Rhode Island apartment
Animal control officers have removed 69 cats from a Rhode Island apartment.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:56:00 EDT
DNA from toilet leads police to burglary suspect
Police in Albuquerque say a man suspected of a $250,000 heist should have flushed the evidence he left behind.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:56:00 EDT
Drivers scramble for flying cash on Md. highway
Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:56:00 EDT
Hall of fame for mustaches? Why not?
There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why shouldn't those with a hairy upper lip get their just rewards?

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