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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 03:37:00 EDT
Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training
The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U.S. with...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:27:00 EDT
The Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates
Bill and Hillary Clinton are the validators-in-chief 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 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 03:17:00 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 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 02:27:00 EDT
Iraqi tribes in Abu Ghraib buck IS takeover
The city of Abu Ghraib will never fall to the Islamic State group, Sheikh Khalil Ibrahim Haidan said, launching into discussion at his family farm.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:37:00 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 say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

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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 17:08:00 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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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:08:00 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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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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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:57:00 EDT
Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings
Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in Indiana say the suspect has told them that he may have killed people going back 20 years.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:26:00 EDT
Nigerians await news on missing girls
There is cautious optimism in Nigeria Monday over local reports that the more than 200 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls may soon be released soon as part of a cease-fire agreement with the country's Islamic rebels, Boko...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:17:00 EDT
Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker
A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:17:00 EDT
Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit
In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In Geneva, a top U.N. official...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:56:00 EDT
Obama casts his vote early in Chicago
President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:46:00 EDT
EU seeks $1.27 billion in Ebola aid for W. Africa
The European Union committed itself Monday to step up efforts toward getting 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid to fight Ebola in West Africa and rejected the idea of halting direct flights coming from the region.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:47:00 EDT
Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence
Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:37:00 EDT
Indiana mayor: Suspect in 7 deaths is sex offender
The mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana had been convicted of sex crimes in Texas.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:47:00 EDT
Suicide, car bombings in Iraq kill at least 43
Iraq's top Shiite cleric on Monday gave his support to the new government battling the Islamic State group as militants unleashed a wave of deadly attacks on the country's majority Shiite community, killing at...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:47:00 EDT
Philippine leader: Murder case won't harm US ties
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that a murder investigation focused on a U.S. Marine should have no bearing on the two countries' relations, while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:36:00 EDT
Michelle Knight says she now forgives kidnapper
One of the three women held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade told a crowd she has been able to forgive her kidnapper and find peace in her life.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:06:00 EDT
Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War
Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. Hidden at the end of a dirt path, the white plaster coating is falling away from the brick foundation like scabs peeling off an unhealed wound.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:06:00 EDT
Manning breaks Favre's mark with 509th TD pass
Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's NFL record for touchdown passes with No. 509. He didn't stop there, either.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:56:00 EDT
HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests
Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks, but provided no evidence to...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:36:00 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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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:26:00 EDT
Still the Same: Bob Seger launching tour, album
At 69, Bob Seger says he's ready to hit the road again: He's scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:36:00 EDT
Will Apple Pay be the next iRevolution?
Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay - the mobile pay service aimed at turning your...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:36:00 EDT
Facebook unfriends federal drug agency
Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it's not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:36:00 EDT
APPLE LIVE: iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs debut
Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.

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Mon, 20 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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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:16:00 EDT
Manning breaks Favre's TD mark in 42-17
Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' 42-17 victory Sunday night.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:16:00 EDT
Ebola monitoring inconsistent as virus spread
The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent news: One of its nurses had caught Ebola from a patient. He quickly asked for the hospital's watch list...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:16:00 EDT
Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital
Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced at an American hospital,...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:15:00 EDT
Nepal to end rescue operation on trekking route
Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to be stranded on a trekking route by a series of blizzards and avalanches that left dozens of others dead have been...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:55:00 EDT
Container ship towed away from Canadian coast
A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of tons of fuel would drift ashore, hit rocks and spill.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:35:00 EDT
US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani
The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:36:00 EDT
At rallies, Obama casts 2014 as key for his legacy
Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats' success in this year's midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he's fought for in the White...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:15:00 EDT
Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties
Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:05:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Monday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:25:00 EDT
Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port
A disabled Russian cargo ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel was in route to port in British Columbia for repairs and the rescue operation was declared officially over Sunday, but a debate brewed over oil tanker safety...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:35:00 EDT
On the road to find the world's funniest person
It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:56:00 EDT
'Fury' blasts 'Gone Girl' from top of box office
The bloody World War II drama "Fury" blew past "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:26:00 EDT
Friends, family of Ebola patient reach milestone
As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined to a stranger's home under armed guard.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:25:00 EDT
SEC is 1st conference to put 4 in top 5 of AP poll
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:35:00 EDT
Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student
Authorities investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student are searching a rural area where human remains were discovered.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:36:00 EDT
High court balks at last-minute voting changes
The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened to deprive many blacks and Latinos of the...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:15:00 EDT
Late penalty kills Irish bid to upset FSU
Notre Dame ran almost the same play for its first touchdown against No. 2 Florida State.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:56:00 EDT
The 10 semifinalists for World's Funniest Person
The 10 semifinalists in the World's Funniest Person competition are:

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:56:00 EDT
Success for 2nd station spacewalk in 2 weeks
Spacewalking astronauts replaced a failed electrical unit at the International Space Station on Wednesday, restoring full power to the orbiting lab.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:56:00 EDT
Justices allow Texas use of new voter ID law
The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:55:00 EDT
Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned
A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It's become a central demand of Republicans on Capitol Hill and some Democrats, and is popular with...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:55:00 EDT
Obama: US can't cut itself off from West Africa
President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to succumb to hysteria about Ebola, even as he warned that addressing the deadly virus would require citizens, government leaders and the media to all pitch in.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:15:00 EDT
Another year, another small Social Security bump
For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:15:00 EDT
Low expectations as China considers legal reforms
The most important meeting of the year for the 205 members of China's ruling Communist Party's Central Committee, beginning Monday, will focus on how to rule the country in accordance with law.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:15:00 EDT
Here's what's been happening in markets this month
By The Associated Press What a difference a month makes.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:15:00 EDT
What's next after wild week for stocks?
The stock market needs to see a therapist.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:55:00 EDT
Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end
Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:55:00 EDT
S. Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along border
Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said. There were no reports of injuries or property...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:45:00 EDT
Serena Williams hits back at Russian official
Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:05:00 EDT
Illinois pet dubbed world's tallest cow
A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:46:00 EDT
5 Things to Know about Pope Paul VI
Pope Francis beatified Pope Paul VI on Sunday at the end of a remarkable meeting of Catholic bishops discussing family life, marriage, divorce, sex and gay unions. Paul VI oversaw the Second Vatican Council, the 1962-65...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:15:00 EDT
No. 2 'Noles survive scare from No. 5 Irish, 31-27
With Florida State's perfect record still intact and a second-half rally against Notre Dame complete, Jameis Winston and coach Jimbo Fisher shared a hug as the crowd exploded in celebration.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 01:55:00 EDT
Playoff Pulse: Big 12 upsets may give SEC an edge
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Southeastern Conference might have a trump card it can use against the Big 12 when it comes time to set the field for the College Football Playoff.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:55:00 EDT
College: Arrests, injuries during pumpkin fest
Huge crowds including Keene State College students and visitors to an annual pumpkin festival in New Hampshire became unruly Saturday, leading to injuries and arrests.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:25:00 EDT
Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student
Police searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:55:00 EDT
WHO faulted for Ebola failures as Obama taps czar
The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to take control of America's...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:55:00 EDT
UN: We botched response to the Ebola outbreak
In a draft document, the World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:35:00 EDT
US-led strike kills 8 in IS-held Syria town
A U.S.-led coalition airstrike on a gas distribution facility in a stronghold of the Islamic State group set off a series of secondary explosions and killed at least eight people in eastern Syria, activists said Saturday.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:45:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Catholics venerate Lima's patron saint
Thousands of people crowded into downtown Lima on Saturday to participate in a procession at the start of a five-day festival that carries a painting of the capital's patron saint, the Lord of Miracles, on daily treks...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:55:00 EDT
Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split
Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:35:00 EDT
Iraq lawmakers approve interior, defense ministers
Iraqi lawmakers approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's remaining Cabinet nominees on Saturday, including for the critical defense and interior portfolios, completing the formation of a government that will strive to...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:35:00 EDT
Family identify 4 kids, 2 adults killed in blaze
The sole survivor of a deadly house fire in western Pennsylvania lost his new wife, her four young children and his disabled father in the Saturday morning blaze after the recently married couple tried to save their loved...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:25:00 EDT
First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion
Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and subsequent death as the first victim of the disease in the...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:04:00 EDT
Fear-gauge flashes wild week on Wall Street
Europe's economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street's long dormant "fear index" now predicts more turbulence ahead.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:34:00 EDT
Food deliveries in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
The U.N.'s World Food Program on Saturday delivered emergency food rations to 265,000 people, many of them quarantined in Sierra Leone, to help fight the spread of Ebola.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:45:00 EDT
Report: Ferguson officer says he feared for life
The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:55:00 EDT
Arabs from Israel risk arrest for 'Arab Idol' show
Their goal is to win Arab Idol, the Arab world's premiere television song competition.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:34:00 EDT
9 more bodies push Nepal blizzard death toll to 38
A rescue helicopter spotted nine more bodies Saturday on a trekking trail in northern Nepal, bringing the death toll to 38 from this week's series of snow storms and avalanches in the worst hiking disaster in the...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:24:00 EDT
Lebanon pulled into war with Islamic State group
With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon, where Lebanese soldiers and Shiite...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 04:54:00 EDT
Hospitals grapple with possibility of Ebola
Step inside All Children's Hospital and you're greeted with three things: hand sanitizer, tissues and masks decorated with little cartoon Band-Aids with legs, feet and smiles. "Dirt Squirt Alert!" a sign says....

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:34:00 EDT
Before shootings, dad wanted new life with 3 kids
David Mohney wanted big changes for his family: to end his turbulent marriage, move his children 1,900 miles from Florida to South Dakota and transition from being a stay-at-home dad to starting work as a chiropractor.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:14:00 EDT
Indonesia's new president faces tough early tests
Rebooting a slowing economy in a nation of 250 million where inequality is rising, a looming decision on raising fuel prices and vulnerability to any U.S. interest rate hikes would be enough to tax any incoming president.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:44:00 EDT
News Guide: A look at latest Ebola developments
By The Associated Press President Barack Obama turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation's Ebola response as public-health officials expanded their containment efforts to include a cruise ship...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:34:00 EDT
World Series: Seasoned Giants vs fresh Royals
By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and the go-go-go Kansas City Royals played perfect ball to zip through the playoffs. Plus, they recently flattened Buster Posey and his Giants.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:25:00 EDT
Container ship adrift off British Columbia coast
A Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel was drifting without power in rough seas off British Columbia's pristine, northern coast Friday, raising fears it could run aground and cause a spill.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:25:00 EDT
Center of Hurricane Gonzalo moves over Bermuda
The eye of Hurricane Gonzalo crossed over this tiny British territory Friday night, pounding Bermuda with fierce wind and heavy surf as a Category 2 storm that carried the threat of a dangerous storm surge.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:54:00 EDT
16 dead in accident at South Korean concert
Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters (60 feet) to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:54:00 EDT
Syrian Kurdish fighter's long battle in Syrian war
At the age of 22, Delkhwaz Sheikh Ahmad has become a battle-hardened father of two, fighting against an ever increasing array of groups embroiled in Syria's multi-faceted civil.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:54:00 EDT
UN now training Ebola survivors to help with care
The United Nations has begun training Ebola survivors to help respond to the soaring number of cases in West Africa, because people who've lived through the experience are now immune to the disease, UNICEF's crisis...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:25:00 EDT
In Hong Kong, no endgame for chaotic protests
Three weeks ago, students at a rally stormed a fenced-off courtyard outside Hong Kong's government headquarters, triggering unprecedented mass protests for greater democracy in the semiautonomous Chinese city.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:34:00 EDT
Confederate pomp amid burial of slave's daughter
When the ashes of Mattie Clyburn Rice, the daughter of a slave, are buried Saturday in her father's grave in the North Carolina piedmont, a color guard of Confederate re-enactors will be in attendance. So will members...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:55:00 EDT
Ebola 'czar' knows Washington, but not medicine
If there's one thing the "Ebola czar" knows, it's government.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:46:00 EDT
Kobani key to US strategy against Islamic State
Dusty and remote, the Syrian city of Kobani has become an unlikely spoil in the war against Islamic State militants - and far more of a strategic prize than the United States wants to admit.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:16:00 EDT
In Libya's Benghazi, mood of resignation over war
As fighting raged Friday between Islamist militias and forces loyal to Libya's elected government, the mood was of resigned indifference in this embattled city that once took pride in being the first to rise up against...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:16:00 EDT
Activists: Islamic State group may have warplanes
Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group has captured some MiG fighter jets and is test-flying the warplanes in Syria with the help of former Iraqi air force pilots.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:46:00 EDT
Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:24:00 EDT
Former Iraqi pilots train IS fighters on MiG jets
The Islamic State group is test flying, with the help of former Iraqi air force pilots, several fighter jets captured earlier from air bases belonging to the Syrian military, a Syrian activist group said Friday.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:15:00 EDT
Ukrainian, Russian leaders sound optimistic note
Russian and Ukrainian leaders sounded optimistic after marathon, Europe-brokered talks Friday, signaling progress on both a definitive peace settlement in Ukraine and a gas dispute that threatens to disrupt supplies to...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:26:00 EDT
Obama names Ebola 'czar' as precautions expand
President Barack Obama turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation's Ebola response on Friday as efforts to clamp down on any possible route of infection from three Texas cases expanded, reaching a cruise ship at...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:18:00 EDT
Obama's man on Ebola is former Biden staff chief
He's tackled the financial crisis, served two vice presidents and been portrayed by Kevin Spacey in an HBO film, but Ron Klain's newest job as the U.S. point person on Ebola may be his toughest challenge to date.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:15:00 EDT
Writers object after UK court bans abuse memoir
Free speech is under threat, prominent writers said Friday, after a British court halted the publication of a well-known performer's memoir of child abuse because his ex-wife argued that it would harm their son.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:53:00 EDT
Correction: Turkey-Islamic State-Istanbul story
In a story Oct. 14 about Islamic State group supporters in Istanbul, The Associated Press erroneously referred to the city as the capital. Ankara is Turkey's capital. Istanbul is its largest city.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:47:00 EDT
Jihadis take their kids to war; moms fight back
It started out as a father-and-son trip to Kosovo's western mountains in July. It turned into a months-long ordeal for an 8-year-old boy who was taken to war-torn Syria by his jihadi father and only returned following...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:24:00 EDT
25 years later, could Bay Area take another quake?
It's been 25 years since a massive quake rocked the Bay Area just before a World Series game, killing dozens, injuring thousands and causing billions of dollars' worth of damage as it buckled freeways, brought down...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:24:00 EDT
Prosecutor wants 10 years in prison for Pistorius
The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for at least 10 years, calling it the minimum acceptable term and noting the horrific nature of the shooting...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:44:00 EDT
Israel raises the dead with skyward cemetery
At first glance, the multi-tiered jungle of concrete off a major central Israeli highway does not appear unusual in this city of bland high-rises. But the burgeoning towers are groundbreaking when you consider its future...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:23:00 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, 17 Oct 2014 05:14:00 EDT
Trial opens to judge ex-Khmer Rouge on genocide
The first trial weighing charges of genocide against Cambodia's brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened Friday with a prosecutor saying it will show that Cambodians were enslaved in inhumane conditions that led to the...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:04:00 EDT
Ishikawa's 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series
After three years away with four different teams, Travis Ishikawa landed himself a second chance with San Francisco right where he so wanted to be.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:54:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Cemetery overcrowding around the world
By The Associated Press Associated Press Cemetery overcrowding is an issue that resonates around the world, particularly in its most cramped cities and among religions that forbid or discourage cremation....

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:24:00 EDT
Ishikawa's 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series
It was the Shot That Shook the Bay.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:04:00 EDT
Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 29
Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas in northern Nepal early this week leaving at least 29 people killed, officials said.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:34:00 EDT
Cambodian tribunal opens 1st genocide case
A U.N.-backed Cambodian tribunal began hearing the first genocide case against the country's brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime on Friday, another step toward justice for an estimated 1.7 million people who died from...

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:06:00 EDT
Ebola: Rising call for ban on travel from W Africa
Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government's ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban on travel to the U.S. from the West African outbreak zone. The White House said...

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:54:00 EDT
Officials move to keep Dallas health workers home
Texas officials moved for the first time Thursday to force health care workers who had contact with a dying Ebola patient to stay home, reversing course after a nurse later diagnosed with the disease flew across the...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:47:00 EDT
New-Look NBA: A player's perspective, Paul Pierce
The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office. An interview with...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:47:00 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 03:27:00 EDT
For Rio, Paralympian Alana Nichols focus on kayak
Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them "pinch-me moments," when she can't quite believe she is actually in a particular situation.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:27:00 EDT
From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines
Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:27:00 EDT
Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended
The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:47:00 EDT
Kings GM: NHL should educate after Voynov's arrest
Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi firmly supports the NHL's indefinite suspension of Slava Voynov, the quiet Russian defenseman arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:07:00 EDT
Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts
The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:37:00 EDT
Government to announce Social Security COLA
Millions of older Americans who rely on government benefits are about to find out how much their monthly payments will increase next year.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:37:00 EDT
Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk
By The Associated Press Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stock markets Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:47:00 EDT
Japan's exports up in September, deficit persists
Japan's trade deficit edged higher in September though exports rose more than expected as the yen weakened to a near six-year low, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:27:00 EDT
Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk
By The Associated Press Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stock markets Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:47:00 EDT
Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls
Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:47:00 EDT
Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88
Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:38:00 EDT
Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism
Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:57:00 EDT
Record iPhone sales drive Apple's 3Q beat
The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:07:00 EDT
Apple issues security warning for iCloud
Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:49:00 EDT
FTC names privacy expert as chief technologist
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency's focus on protecting consumers' online privacy.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:49:00 EDT
Yahoo's 3Q earnings soar on Alibaba windfall
Yahoo's third-quarter earnings soared as the Internet company collected a huge windfall from Alibaba's recent IPO. Revenue also rose slightly from the previous year, a welcome change for a company that has been...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:00 EDT
Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know
Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:57:00 EDT
Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach
Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale Southern California resort city of Laguna Beach, scientists say.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:08:00 EDT
Ancient Greek well yields rare wooden statue
Archeologists in Greece have uncovered a rare wooden statue preserved in the muddy depths of an ancient well in Piraeus, the port of Athens.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:47:00 EDT
North Korea detainee due back in Ohio
News that an Ohio man had been freed from North Korea after being detained there for nearly six months triggered the same response in his wife and former co-workers: Delight.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:47:00 EDT
Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request
The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:17:00 EDT
Website asks high court to throw out lawsuit
A lawyer told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on a website should be thrown out because the website didn't write the ads, so it's not...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:37:00 EDT
Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana
By HANNAH CUSHMAN and TOM COYNE Associated Press Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:07:00 EDT
Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request
The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:37:00 EDT
Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia
A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:57:00 EDT
Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana
By HANNAH CUSHMAN and TOM COYNE Associated Press Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:19:00 EDT
Fashion icon mourned in Dominican homeland
Designer Oscar de la Renta was mourned Tuesday in the Dominican Republic as a native son who brought glamour and prestige to a largely poor country better known for baseball and beaches than elegant evening wear.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:19:00 EDT
Police contacted actress before she was found dead
Suburban Seattle police say they contacted actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in "August: Osage County," ''Frozen River" and "Django Unchained," several times before she was found dead in a ravine last week.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:19:00 EDT
Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct
Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, was charged Tuesday with lewd conduct.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:19:00 EDT
Victoria Clark joins the cast of musical 'Gigi'
Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark has joined the Broadway-bound musical "Gigi" playing a role she lately has been really enjoying - a mentor.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:19:00 EDT
'Fascinating' change of plans: Walters will return
Maybe Barbara Walters had her fingers crossed when she said last year's "10 Most Fascinating People" telecast would be her last.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:07:00 EDT
CBS retained its Nielsen ratings crown last week
Football scored half of the Top 10 slots in last week's Nielsen ratings.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:07:00 EDT
Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban
A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:07:00 EDT
Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home
A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:57:00 EDT
Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar
One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:57:00 EDT
Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested
A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:50:00 EDT
New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill
A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:58:00 EDT
Puppy found during Massachusetts drug bust
Police searching the pockets of a suspected drug dealer in Lawrence, Massachusetts, got an unusual surprise.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:58:00 EDT
Homes found for 24 Salem bearded dragons
A Salem woman says an outpouring of support from all over the country will save 24 bearded dragons she has to move or face eviction from her mobile home park.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:57:00 EDT
Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing
Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant restrooms around a Florida city.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:57:00 EDT
Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can
A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide.

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