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Los Angeles Zoo sees first hippo birth in 26 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Zoo has received a real treat for Halloween — the birth of its first hippopotamus in 26 years. It was a bit of trick, too, because the mother was on birth control.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014

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Appeals court takes on NSA surveillance case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three federal appeals court judges struggled Tuesday over whether the National Security Agency's phone data surveillance program is an intelligence-gathering tool that makes the nation safer or an intrusive threat that endangers privacy.

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Mexico mayor, wife detained in case of 43 missing

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal police early Tuesday detained the former mayor of the southern Mexican city of Iguala and his wife, who are accused of ordering the Sept. 26 attacks on teachers' college students that left six dead and 43 still missing.

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Thousands break Ebola quarantine to find food

 

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Thousands of people in Sierra Leone are being forced to violate Ebola quarantines to find food because deliveries are not reaching them, aid agencies said.

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Police: Abducted woman's ATM card used in Maryland

 

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A bank card belonging to a woman abducted Sunday night from a Philadelphia street was used Tuesday morning in Maryland, police said as relatives tearfully pleaded for her return.

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Woman loses wedding ring in Halloween candy

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman is searching for her wedding ring after she says she accidentally gave it away with Halloween candy.

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World Trade Center reopens, 13 years after 9/11

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The silvery, 1,776-foot skyscraper that rose from the ashes of 9/11 to become a symbol of American resilience opened for business Monday, as 175 employees of the magazine publishing giant Conde Nast settled into their first day of work in their new offices.

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Guard fired after Obama visit: I'm not a convict

ATLANTA (AP) — A security guard fired after President Barack Obama's trip to Atlanta said Monday that he lost his job because he snapped a picture of the presidential motorcade to send to his mother and is humiliated by news reports wrongly claiming he's a convicted felon.

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