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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:40:00 EDT
Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:31:00 EDT
Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies
A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:30:00 EDT
Royals juggle lineup, take 3-2 lead in Game 3
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer Jeremy Guthrie gives up a leadoff single to Brandon Crawford in the sixth inning, ending the right-hander's string of 10 consecutive outs.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:30:00 EDT
School gunman was Homecoming prince, students say
A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:20:00 EDT
Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers
Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:00 EDT
NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others
Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:00 EDT
Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us
Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:00 EDT
Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai
A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:30:00 EDT
Remains belong to missing Virginia student
Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:41:00 EDT
Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:41:00 EDT
TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series
The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:31:00 EDT
After attacks, Canada balances security, openness
Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument called the Peace Tower.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:11:00 EDT
Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears
The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation - Mali - renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:51:00 EDT
Ebola jitters for some _ but not all _ New Yorkers
Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about the odds of the disease...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:22:00 EDT
Dancing priests become Internet sensation
A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:32:00 EDT
NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror
A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:21:00 EDT
WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola
Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:10:00 EDT
US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:08:00 EDT
College player fights tumor for moment on court
Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch before basketball practice. She's moving slowly today.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:55:00 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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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:53:00 EDT
Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important
Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:22:00 EDT
GOP candidates treading gingerly on climate change
Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:12:00 EDT
Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:03:00 EDT
Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:00 EDT
Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs
New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets - weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:00:00 EDT
Car smashes Ten Commandments statue, man detained
Authorities took a man into custody Friday after they say he admitted driving a car onto the Oklahoma Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:42:00 EDT
Former Obama lawyer nixes attorney general offer
Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general, after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder, people familiar with the...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:20:00 EDT
Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:42:00 EDT
WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015
The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:30:00 EDT
Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm
Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history. Since the revolution this year that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:32:00 EDT
Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
Pesky. Illegal. Effective?

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:10:00 EDT
Tunisian forces raid home, kill 6 suspects
Tunisian counterterrorism forces stormed a home in a Tunis suburb on Friday after a 24-hour standoff, killing six people and seriously wounding a child, an official said.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:01:00 EDT
Police prepare for grand jury decision in Ferguson
Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:00:00 EDT
Gestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII
At the height of World War II, Hans Kohout wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top-secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air defenses, leaving major cities exposed to devastating air raids,...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:50:00 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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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:50:00 EDT
Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria
The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world. Border guards stand by...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:42:00 EDT
Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls
One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:20:00 EDT
Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia
Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centers are empty because of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in the capital be cremated, authorities have...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:40:00 EDT
Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot
American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:09:00 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, 24 Oct 2014 05:19:00 EDT
Sweden calls off search for submarine
Swedish authorities called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago Friday, saying the presumed intruder had probably escaped into the Baltic Sea.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT
California startup unveils gun technology for cops
A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:41:00 EDT
Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21
Emmanuel Sanders is speedy, not greedy.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:41:00 EDT
NKorea signals US must apologize to free detainees
After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:49:00 EDT
With gay marriage comes question: I do or I don't
When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:30:00 EDT
Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles
In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:20:00 EDT
NY doctor back from Guinea has Ebola, 1st in city
An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:20:00 EDT
Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21
With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:01:00 EDT
Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies
Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:50:00 EDT
NK expert says US must apologize to free detainees
After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:20:00 EDT
Failures in oversight worsened UNC academic fraud
An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:40:00 EDT
Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast
He seemed lost, "did not fit in," had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless shelter and had talked about wanting to go to Libya - or Syria...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:39:00 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, 23 Oct 2014 21:30:00 EDT
EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions
European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:30:00 EDT
Lawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazis
Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:39:00 EDT
US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:30:00 EDT
US officials: Iraqi army regrouping slowly
Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:09:00 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, 23 Oct 2014 18:01:00 EDT
Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues
The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father said.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:01:00 EDT
Races for governor carry 2016 implications
Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:41:00 EDT
Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament
The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:41:00 EDT
Analysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate control
Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:20:00 EDT
Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500
U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:19:00 EDT
White House fence jumper held without bond
The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:00:00 EDT
'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles
So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:21:00 EDT
Eric Frein lookalike: I've been stopped repeatedly
A northeastern Pennsylvania resident said he's been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for a man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:20:00 EDT
Stone tools show ancient settlement high in Andes
The air was thin, the nights were cold, the sun could easily burn the skin. But about 12,000 years ago, small groups of hunter-gatherers found a home very high up in the Peruvian Andes.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:30:00 EDT
Halle Berry: Underneath, most women love underwear
What's in a bra? Femininity, sexiness and self-empowerment, says Halle Berry, who is launching a lingerie line she says will do it all.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:10:00 EDT
Report: Total CEO's plane almost escaped crash
The plane carrying a top French oil executive and a crew of three was already in the air when it grazed a snowplow, just failing to avoid the fatal crash, Russian crash investigators said Thursday.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:41:00 EDT
HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants
HealthCare.gov's simpler online application is being touted as a big win for consumers. But it can't be used by legal immigrants and naturalized U.S. citizens, who represent millions of potential new health...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:11:00 EDT
Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive
People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too:...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:40:00 EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Disapproval, doubt dominate on Ebola
Americans have at least some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country but generally disapprove of the way President Barack Obama and the Centers for Disease Control and...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:21:00 EDT
Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccer
By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer The chants of "U-S-A! U-S-A!" can rev up again next summer.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:00 EDT
Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer
China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:20:00 EDT
For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless
The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:50:00 EDT
AP Interview: Russia's Navalny vows to fight Putin
Russia's most prominent opposition leader is in bare feet, dressed in blue jeans and a checkered shirt, as he opens the door to his apartment in a drab Soviet-era block.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:40:00 EDT
The Write Way: KC coach's lineup cards are artful
Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Series.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:24:00 EDT
Girls' journey renews fears of terror recruiting
The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups' use of social media to recruit people inside the United States.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:24:00 EDT
Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament
Ukraine's parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. Optimists believe Sunday's elections will change all that.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:39:00 EDT
Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements
Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies he'd previously...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:09:00 EDT
Corporate giants funding state ballot initiatives
Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:49:00 EDT
AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal
By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:39:00 EDT
Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants
The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:49:00 EDT
Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series
Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night,...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:09:00 EDT
AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal
By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:49:00 EDT
Royals beats Giants 7-2 to tie World Series 1-all
Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:49:00 EDT
Royals beat Giants 7-2 in Game 2 of World Series
By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer Greg Holland strikes out three in a one-hit ninth to close out the Royals' 7-2 victory that evens the bets-of-seven World Series 1-1.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:19:00 EDT
Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism
A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:09:00 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, 22 Oct 2014 20:11:00 EDT
Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal
Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:10:00 EDT
Giants-Royals square off in Game 2 of World Series
By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer Another nice fall night in Kansas City for Game 2. There's some wind tonight - these fans dressed head-to-toe in blue are hoping this World Series doesn't become...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:50:00 EDT
Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun
Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:41:00 EDT
Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge
A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:10:00 EDT
Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings
Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:40:00 EDT
Canadian official IDs Ottawa gunman
A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:30:00 EDT
Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism
In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:30:00 EDT
WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January
The World Health Organization is pressing the search for an Ebola vaccine and hopes to begin testing two experimental versions as early as January on more than 20,000 front-line health care workers and others in West...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:09:00 EDT
North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio
An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:20:00 EDT
Social Security benefits get another tiny increase
Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small pay hikes.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:20:00 EDT
Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria
Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and help fellow Kurds combat Islamic State militants in the key border town of Kobani, providing...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:58:00 EDT
Renee Zellweger: 'People don't know me in my 40s'
Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life."

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:08:00 EDT
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen
If Republicans win the Senate, the Pentagon should brace for constant grilling from Sen. John McCain, who has found fault with nearly every aspect of President Barack Obama's national security policies.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:08:00 EDT
Cases of troubling NYC jail deaths deemed medical
Hundreds of documents obtained by The Associated Press raise serious questions about the quality and timeliness of care given to least 15 inmates who died over the past five years while being held at New York City's...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:21:00 EDT
AP NewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths
These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines - prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:50:00 EDT
Doctors differ on preteen suspect's mental state
Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said Wednesday.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:38:00 EDT
The Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates
Defending their allies, Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:19:00 EDT
At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux
Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current crisis in Ukraine.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:37:00 EDT
Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener
Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:17:00 EDT
Century ago: Great War, great champagne vintage
Deep in the labyrinthine cellars of the Pol Roger champagne house, rows of century-old bottles caked in mold bear testimony to perhaps the greatest, and surely the most heroic of vintages.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:17:00 EDT
Father of UK hostage dies after appeal to save son
The father of a British photojournalist held by the Islamic State group has died just weeks after he appealed from his hospital bed for the militants to release his son.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:47:00 EDT
Liberians exiled by Ebola pray for end of outbreak
Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can't get home. Amanda Johnson, a 50-year-old Liberian living in Ghana, awaits her fiance's...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:27:00 EDT
Tribes in tense Abu Ghraib vow to keep IS out
The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. It's an enticing potential prize for Islamic State...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:47:00 EDT
NKorea tries on the charm to avoid ICC referral
For an envoy of the North Korean government, which virtually bans the average citizen's contact with the outside world, Kim Ju Song looks breezily connected. A tablet computer is propped on his table in the United...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:17:00 EDT
AP-GfK Poll: 5 things to know about midterms poll
Someone has to win.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:47:00 EDT
New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage
By The Associated Press Health care workers should be completely covered - no skin exposed - while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:38:00 EDT
Bedouin Israeli doctor mysteriously turns jihadi
He was a quiet whiz kid at the top of his class in Israel, who overcame tough odds in this minority Arab village to become a star medical student and hospital intern.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:37:00 EDT
Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener
By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:07:00 EDT
Investigators: Secret Service use 'problematic'
A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:57:00 EDT
Giants rout Royals 7-1 in World Series opener
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer Madison Bumgarner goes eight innings, and rookie Hunter Strickland closes it out in the ninth for San Francisco.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:37:00 EDT
Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies
Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:27:00 EDT
North Korea frees US man; 2 more still detained
North Korea's reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand over two other U.S....

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:27:00 EDT
From Kors to DVF, fashion mourns de la Renta
Fun, sunny, romantic. Oscar de la Renta approached fashion and life on those terms, but there was more, so much more, those who loved and admired the designer say.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:48:00 EDT
FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:37:00 EDT
Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings
With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:37:00 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, 21 Oct 2014 20:48:00 EDT
Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies
In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:47:00 EDT
Police: Indiana man confesses to all 7 killings
Police say an Indiana man has now definitively confessed to killing seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in northwestern Indiana.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:18:00 EDT
Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack
A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and seized his passport when he tried to travel to Turkey,...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:07:00 EDT
Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series
Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:19:00 EDT
'Girlfriend' crack makes Obama voting all laughs
Democrats say stay away from red states. Vladimir Putin says mitts off Ukraine.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:08:00 EDT
Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola
By JULIE WATSON Associated Press A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:00 EDT
At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte
By The Associated Press Is a la carte streaming a better deal?

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:00 EDT
IS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds
Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:19:00 EDT
Assad pursues withering campaign against rebels
Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the U.S.-led coalition's war against the Islamic State group to pursue a withering air and ground campaign against more mainstream rebels elsewhere in the country,...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:09:00 EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Most expect GOP victory in November
Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation's likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. And by a growing margin, they say...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:47:00 EDT
Oil CEO in sad toll of famed plane crash victims
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA whose silver handlebar earned him the nickname "Big Mustache," died late Monday at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:38:00 EDT
'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:07:00 EDT
Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:37:00 EDT
One American released from North Korea, two remain
American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:19:00 EDT
Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:27:00 EDT
Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o' the hat
Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:21:00 EDT
Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree
Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the key demand of activists camped in the streets...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:20:00 EDT
China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:08:00 EDT
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:21:00 EDT
The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items
There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:20:00 EDT
In Louisiana, both sides claim defense of Medicare
An old political standby - the future of Medicare - is emerging as the go-to issue in Louisiana's bitter Senate race as the candidates woo seniors who typically wield strong influence in midterm elections.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:37:00 EDT
Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82
At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous,...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:21:00 EDT
Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree
Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the key demand of activists camped in the streets...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:57:00 EDT
America says no to cappuccino potato chips
America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:48:00 EDT
Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:18:00 EDT
Pregnant Kate back at work after morning sickness
The Duchess of Cambridge has resumed her royal duties after spending more than two months out of the public eye while suffering from acute morning sickness.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:48:00 EDT
Reports: Televangelist urged vasectomies, abortion
Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:06:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
By The Associated Press The deadly virus Ebola dominated the news last week. AP photographers captured a health care worker donning protective gear before entering an Ebola treatment center in the...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:56:00 EDT
AP Photos: Children learn wrestling in Old Havana
In a wrestling suit the colors of the U.S. flag, 8-year-old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate in the scorching heat of a Havana afternoon.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:46:00 EDT
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot
As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school - some...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:27:00 EDT
On visit home, Obama looks backward and forward
A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:17:00 EDT
CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:47:00 EDT
China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:07:00 EDT
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:07:00 EDT
Steelers rally past stunned Texans 30-23
The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:37:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: DE LA RENTA'S CREATIONS OVER THE YEARS
Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:26:00 EDT
Survey shows media differences due to politics
Conservatives and liberals not only have different political views, they diverge sharply on what news sources they rely upon and trust, a survey has found.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:07:00 EDT
CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:16:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:56:00 EDT
GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away
While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections,...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:07:00 EDT
NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues
The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:17:00 EDT
Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings
Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:17:00 EDT
In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama
They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:57:00 EDT
Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in 1 death
A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:57:00 EDT
Ebola: Keeping patients alive as body fights back
People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too:...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:47:00 EDT
Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria
Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:38:00 EDT
Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:37:00 EDT
San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'
The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:47:00 EDT
Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success'
Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:17:00 EDT
Lacking a plan, Abbas opts for rhetoric
The Palestinian president has been speaking in increasingly belligerent tones in recent weeks, accusing Israel of committing "genocide" in Gaza and calling on Palestinians to defend a contested Jerusalem holy site "by any...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:01:00 EDT
Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0
Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year's World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman's Championship match on Sunday.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:40:00 EDT
Cain's RBI, catches help Royals lead Giants 1-0
Jeremy Guthrie limited the Giants to a pair of singles, Lorenzo Cain drove in a run against Tim Hudson with a grounder three batters in and the Kansas City Royals led San Francisco 1-0 after three innings Friday night as...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:40:00 EDT
Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals
Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:51:00 EDT
Ted Bishop out as PGA president
Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:21:00 EDT
Henley's putting gets him lead at Sea Island
Russell Henley has a reminder on his phone that goes off every day at noon to tell him he's the best putter in the world. He didn't need one Friday in the McGladrey Classic.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:22:00 EDT
Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan
A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:12:00 EDT
Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe
By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:03:00 EDT
Jamie McMurray bests Chase drivers to win pole
Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:52:00 EDT
World Series fan causes debate with Marlins jersey
Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:00 EDT
Google exec sets records with leap from near-space
Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:40:00 EDT
Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill
A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:21:00 EDT
Kentucky Senate candidates spar over new ads
The campaign for Democratic senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes challenged a new ad from Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell that boasted his support among women, contending it featured a woman who is registered to vote...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:51:00 EDT
Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results
Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:30:00 EDT
US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports
The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet the countries' import requirements, federal...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:05:00 EDT
FCC: Phone companies posted private info online
Two phone companies - TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. - unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:30:00 EDT
Market jolt is reality check for investors
Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:11:00 EDT
US official: Auto safety agency under review
Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:02:00 EDT
Questions, answers about Takata air bag recalls
U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:00 EDT
Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island
A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:21:00 EDT
Father of country star Reba McEntire dies
The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:01:00 EDT
Navajo officials mull election amid confusion
With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate involving the tribe's language.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:42:00 EDT
Oklahoma inmate attacks lawyer, then gets life
An Oklahoma inmate was sentenced Friday to three life prison terms without parole in the killings of two girls and his fiancee, but his punishment was delayed about an hour because he attacked one of his defense attorneys...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:30:00 EDT
John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:32:00 EDT
Police, Guard face penalties in bikini film shoot
Utah National Guard members could face career-ending penalties for allowing a risque video featuring bikini-clad British women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks to be partially filmed at a military training...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:12:00 EDT
All hail King James: LeBron rules NBA
His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:05:00 EDT
NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M
Nearly 9,000 unpaid interns stand to benefit from a $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal over back wages.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:00:00 EDT
Rowling writes backstory of Potter character
Harry Potter fans can look forward to a Halloween treat, with some tricks, from J.K. Rowling.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:50:00 EDT
New 'Drumline' casts a new beat to original
Nick Cannon remembers when youngsters often approached him, telling him that the 2002 film "Drumline" influenced them to attend a historically black college and university.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:22:00 EDT
Man fighting charges for painting Main Street
A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:22:00 EDT
Cockroach disrupts pest control chief's testimony
A cockroach embarrassed a Chicago official in charge of pest control when it took a stroll near him in full view of some aldermen, and its stunt just might have cost it and its buddies their lives.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:10:00 EDT
'Pilfered' pumpkins end up pleasing pigs' palates
A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:10:00 EDT
Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election
A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:31:00 EDT
Dallas man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola
Taking inspiration from the fear of Ebola, a Dallas-area man has stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his yard with yellow caution tape and crossed his door and windows with white tape marked "quarantine."

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:00:00 EDT
UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court
He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:00:00 EDT
Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years
A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh.

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