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Obama to designate national monument in LA area

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will forever protect from development nearly 350,000 acres within the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Frustrations end as gay couples marry in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gay couples have started to get married in Las Vegas, a city filled with chapels that for them had been off-limits until Thursday evening.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa's leaders pleaded for the world's help in dealing with a crisis that one called "a tragedy unforeseen in modern times."

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Japan court orders Google to remove search results

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in a new "right to be forgotten" order following a landmark ruling in Europe.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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Liberia children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First 16-year-old Promise Cooper's mother complained of a hurting head and raging fever, and she died days later on the way to the hospital. The following month, her father developed the same headache and fever, and her baby brother grew listless.

That's when Promise knew this was not malaria.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Woman with cancer plans to take her life in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brittany Maynard will not live to see if her advocacy makes a difference.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old black man who had fired at him, authorities said Thursday, hours after people took to the streets to protest the killing, which some likened to the August police killing of an unarmed black man in nearby Ferguson.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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US adds extra level of airport screening for Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama calls it a "belt and suspenders" approach — an extra level of screening at five major U.S. airports to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries who may be carrying the disease.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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