Prosecutors say will appeal Pi...

Oct 27, 2014 by

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday they will file appeal papers in the next few days against the verdict and sentencing in the case of Oscar Pistorius, who was given a five-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend.

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Governors stress home quaranti...

Oct 27, 2014 by

NEW YORK (AP) — State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while the nation's top infectious-disease expert warns that such restrictions are unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from aiding disease-ravaged countries.

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APNewsBreak: Poland to move 1,...

Oct 27, 2014 by

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will move thousands of troops toward its eastern borders in a historic realignment of a military structure built in the Cold War, the country's defense minister told The Associated Press on Monday.

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2 pro-Europe parties leading U...

Oct 27, 2014 by

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two pro-European parties that campaigned for tough reforms to battle corruption shared the lead Monday after Ukraine's parliamentary election, according to partial results.

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Could more have been done for ...

Oct 26, 2014 by

DALLAS (AP) — When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew what questions to ask.

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Mom of Canada suspect: I cry f...

Oct 23, 2014 by

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.

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For teen with passport, Syria ...

Oct 23, 2014 by

PARIS (AP) — 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 Germany before border guards detained them for questioning.

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White House fence jumper charg...

Oct 23, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.

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Corporate giants funding state...

Oct 23, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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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AP-GfK Poll: Many doubt hospit...

Oct 22, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

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Officials take patient approac...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Local officials are taking a patient approach to spending money being allocated for the 2010 BP oil spill.

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5...

Oct 21, 2014 by

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Ebola: Why virus kills some, o...

Oct 21, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies.

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CDC releases revised Ebola gea...

Oct 20, 2014 by

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

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Finding victims in Indiana cas...

Oct 20, 2014 by

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims over a 20-year span.

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