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25 years later, could Bay Area take another quake?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 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 a bridge and knocked buildings off their foundations.

It was the strongest quake to hit the region in generations.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014

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Pastor accused of affairs temporarily banned

An Alabama Baptist minister who confessed to having sex with married church members and neglecting to tell them he had AIDS was temporarily banned Thursday from acting as pastor.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014

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US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials said a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from a Liberian man who died from Ebola is self-quarantined on a Caribbean cruise ship and is being monitored for infection.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014

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Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014

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Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVs

DETROIT (AP) — Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014

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US stocks recover from an early loss

U.S. financial markets drifted higher in afternoon trading Thursday, recovering from a steep decline earlier in the day and putting indexes on track for their first broad gain in a week.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014

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Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 27

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams rescued dozens of stranded foreign trekkers and recovered 10 more bodies Thursday in the wake of a series of blizzards and avalanches that battered the Himalayas in central Nepal, leaving at least 27 people dead.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014

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Hong Kong leader offers talks as anger mounts

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader tried to soothe tensions with student-led democracy protesters Thursday by reviving an offer of talks, though public anger over a video of police kicking a handcuffed activist complicates efforts to end an increasingly bitter political standoff.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014

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