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More Ebola screening possible for United States

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of a White House meeting on the Ebola outbreak, federal health officials said Monday the U.S. is weighing whether to institute extra screening at U.S. airports where travelers from Ebola-stricken African nations may be arriving.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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Hong Kong protests shrink after tumultuous week

HONG KONG (AP) — Student-led protests for democratic reforms in Hong Kong shrank Monday but a few hundred demonstrators remained camped out in the streets, vowing to keep up the pressure until the government responds to their demands.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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10 dead in 2 crashes hours apart in California

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The 10 people killed in two deadly crashes just hours apart in Southern California included three members of the same teen soccer team and four recent graduates of the same high school.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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Navy: Self-guided unmanned patrol boats make debut

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Self-guided unmanned patrol boats that can leave warships they're protecting and swarm and attack potential threats on the water could join the Navy's fleet within a year, defense officials say, adding the new technology could one day help stop attacks like the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole off Yemen.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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Man floating in bubble rescued by Coast Guard

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A longtime endurance runner and peace activist whose latest goal was to reach Bermuda in a homemade floating "Hydro Pod" was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday after he began suffering from fatigue.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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On the witness list: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke

WASHINGTON (AP) — It could be an awkward reunion.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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Nun to be beatified; credited with curing boy

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy's eye disease will be a step closer to sainthood with her beatification.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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UK leader: British hostage's killers must be found

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State extremists who have beheaded another Western hostage are deaf to reason and must be destroyed, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday as Muslims worldwide were urged to pray for the victim on one of Islam's holiest days.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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