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Chinese City in Quarantine After Bubonic Plague Death: Report

abcnews.go.com — Parts of a city in northwestern China are in quarantine after a man died from bubonic plague last week, state media reported. The 38-year-old victim had been in contact with a dead marmot, a type of rodent, according to the Xinhua news agency.
Jul 23, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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Vandals in Oregon Pelting Cars With Donuts, Chocolate Bars

abcnews.go.com — It's a sticky crime. Somebody in Hillsboro, Oregon has been pelting cars and smearing windows with pastries, according to ABC affiliate KATU. Dozens of incidents have been reported. Resident Carl Davis' car has been nailed twice with chocolate bars. "I'm this close to putting up surveillance cameras," he told KATU.
Jul 23, 2014

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NYPD to Retrain Every Officer After 'Chokehold' Death

abcnews.go.com — Every member of the New York City police department will be required to undergo retraining on the use of violence following the death of a man in custody who appeared to have been subdued with a chokehold, the police commissioner said today.

Flight Bans Show Skittishness Over Trouble Spots

abcnews.go.com — When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine. Delta Air Lines turned around one of its jets...
Jul 23, 2014

Bloomberg condemns FAA flight ban to Israel; calls restrictions a 'mistake that hands Hamas an undeserved victory.' abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

AP Source: Thieves Got Into 1K StubHub Accounts

abcnews.go.com — A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events. The official told The Associated Press on Tuesday that arrests are expected in a case that sprawls across international borders.

How an Airbnb Guest Is Staying in an Apartment for Months 'Rent Free'

abcnews.go.com — An Airbnb host has found out the hard way that the legal protections for tenants in some states means that guests could end up staying in their homes rent free for up to three months.
Jul 22, 2014

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Joe Biden’s DJ Nephew Is Taking the Music Industry by Storm

abcnews.go.com — There's an up-and-coming D.J. on the New York scene. He spins at Montauk hotspot the Surf Lodge, Hamptons parties hosted by club promoter Ronnie Flynn, and "Saturday Night Live" after-parties. Oh, and his uncle happens to be the vice president. Jamie Biden, 32, is taking the music industry by storm.
Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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Georgia On Our Minds (The Note)

abcnews.go.com — By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TIME TO PICK A CANDIDATE: Two months of Republican-on-Republican badmouthing will finally come to an end in Georgia tonight, according to ABC's CHRIS GOOD. Either Rep. Jack Kingston or former Dollar General CEO David Perdue will become the GOP candidate for the state's open Senate seat, to be vacated by retiring GOP Sen.

Mystery Deepens Around White Flags Flying on Brooklyn Bridge

abcnews.go.com — The mystery surrounding two white flags that appeared on top of the Brooklyn Bridge today deepened as the New York City Police Department admitted they don't know who did it or how they accomplished it. White flags, which are symbols of surrender, flew from poles on the stone supports atop the famed bridge that connects Brooklyn and Manhattan over the East River.
Jul 23, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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