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Where a Volcano Eruption Like Japan's Mount Ontake Is Mostly Likely in the US

abcnews.go.com — Could a deadly volcano eruption like Mount Ontake's in Japan happen here in the United States? It's possible, U.S. Geological Survey scientist John Ewert told ABC News today. Luckily, most of the active volcanoes in America aren't near homes, businesses or schools, he said.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: Where a volcano eruption like Japan's Mount Ontake is mostly likely in the US: abcn.ws/1nHG2cs pic.twitter.com/VlV6UFWAnA

Sep 30, 2014

Where a volcano eruption like Japan's Mount Ontake is mostly likely in the US: abcn.ws/1nHG2cs pic.twitter.com/wcEkxzoLif

After Autistic Girl Finds Success in Art World, Parents Shield Her From Spotlight

abcnews.go.com — When Iris Grace Halmshaw's parents introduced her to painting, they were hoping the activity would be a fun diversion and a way to get their autistic child to express herself. But as soon as Iris picked up a brush, her parents were blown away by how she approached the painting.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: Autistic girl finds early success in art world as parents try to shield her from spotlight: abcn.ws/1te9HpU pic.twitter.com/2OtQjmHpTR

Sep 30, 2014

RT @WNTonight: Girl's autism prevents her from speaking, so her parents found another outlet for her -- art. abcn.ws/1te9HpU pic.twitter.com/9bqocr19nL

Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: Autistic girl finds early success in art world as parents try to shield her from spotlight: abcn.ws/1te9HpU pic.twitter.com/2OtQjmHpTR

Gaza Lions Sent to Jordan After War Damages Zoo

abcnews.go.com — A trio of scrawny lions has been brought into Israel from Gaza en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan after their zoo was damaged in the recent Israel-Hamas war. A pair of males and a pregnant female were sedated Tuesday at Al-Bisan zoo in Beit Lahiya before the big...
Sep 30, 2014

RT @josephkrauss: Gaza lions (not a new militant group) being sent to Jordan after zoo damaged in war abcn.ws/1wUvsPk

Sep 30, 2014

RT @josephkrauss: Gaza lions (not a new militant group) being sent to Jordan after zoo damaged in war abcn.ws/1wUvsPk

Sep 30, 2014

Gaza lions (not a new militant group) being sent to Jordan after zoo damaged in war abcn.ws/1wUvsPk

Agent Was Targeted Because She Was 'Woman That Worked Alone'

abcnews.go.com — The man accused of kidnapping and killing Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter said today she was targeted because she was "a woman that worked alone." Aaron Lewis, an ex-con, is being held on $1 million bail on suspicion of capital murder, robbery and kidnapping in connection with Carter's death, authorities said.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: Suspect in real estate agent's disappearance says she was targeted "because she was just a woman that worked alone" - abcn.ws/YHjRYb

Sep 30, 2014

Arkansas Real Estate Agent Beverly Carter Targeted Because She was 'Woman That Worked Alone' abcn.ws/1wWdw75 via @fcn2go

Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

RT @WNTonight: Slain realtor targeted because she was 'woman that worked alone': abcn.ws/1tdPUH9

Sep 30, 2014

Suspect in real estate agent's murder says she was targeted "because she was just a woman that worked alone" - abcn.ws/YHjRYb @abc

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The Testiest Moments From Today's Secret Service Hearing

abcnews.go.com — Watch Secret Service Director Julia Pierson get grilled by lawmakers on Capitol hill.
Sep 30, 2014

“I want to know if we can rely on reports from your agency.” —> Secret Service ain’t looking too good here, guys. abcnews.go.com/Politics/video…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @erindooley1: WATCH the testiest moments from today's #SecretService hearing: abcn.ws/1vueWGC "You're not taking your job seriously."

Sep 30, 2014

In case you missed it: The testiest moments from today's Secret Service hearing abcn.ws/1vueWGC

Police: Shots Fired at Ky. School, 1 Student Hurt

abcnews.go.com — Students are being led out of a Kentucky high school after a report of weapons seen on campus. Television stations in Louisville showed lines of students from Fern Creek Traditional High School leaving the buildings and being escorted by police to a nearby softball field Tuesday afternoon. ...

Hong Kong Democracy Protests Bring City to Standstill

abcnews.go.com — View A lightning strike is seen over skyscrapers as demonstrators gather outside the central government complex as they protest during a heavy rain storm in Hong Kong, China, Sept. 30, 2014. pictures and other Hong Kong Democracy Protests vs. Tear Gas photos at ABC News

Bell Gardens California Mayor Daniel Crespo Shot, Killed at Home

abcnews.go.com — Bell Gardens, Calif., Mayor Daniel Crespo was fatally shot at his home Tuesday afternoon in what appeared to be a domestic dispute with his wife, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. Police said Crespo's wife has been taken into custody, ABC station KABC-TV in Los Angeles and The Associated Press reported.

University of Michigan AD Admits Mistakes in Handling of Quarterback

abcnews.go.com — University of Michigan quarterback Shane Morris suffered a mild concussion Saturday, but was kept in the game because of miscommunications and confusion among sideline personnel, athletic director Dave Brandon said in a statement today. Brandon said the university is changing its procedures to prevent a similar situation in the future.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: Athletic director: Staff believed Michigan QB was stumbling because of ankle injury: abcn.ws/YHCHOR pic.twitter.com/81as6PW87U

Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: Athletic director: Staff believed Michigan QB was stumbling because of ankle injury: abcn.ws/YHCHOR pic.twitter.com/81as6PW87U

Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: Athletic director: Staff believed Michigan QB was stumbling because of ankle injury: abcn.ws/YHCHOR pic.twitter.com/81as6PW87U

Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: University of Michigan atheletic director admits mistakes in handling of quarterback: abcn.ws/1pnWR7d

FCC votes to drop blackout rule

abcnews.go.com — The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 to eliminate its sports blackout rules Tuesday, but the NFL said that it doesn't plan to change the way its broadcasts are handled. "NFL teams have made significant efforts in recent years to minimize blackouts," the NFL responded in a statement Tuesday.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @WNTonight FCC votes to end sports blackout rules on TV broadcasts in local TV markets - abcn.ws/1u9g0zk

Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: FCC votes to end "sports blackout" rules on TV broadcasts in local TV markets: abcn.ws/1u9g0zk

Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: FCC votes to end "sports blackout" rules on TV broadcasts in local TV markets: abcn.ws/1u9g0zk

Sep 30, 2014

RT @ABC: FCC votes to end "sports blackout" rules on TV broadcasts in local TV markets: abcn.ws/1u9g0zk

Sep 30, 2014

FCC votes to end "sports blackout" rules on TV broadcasts in local TV markets: abcn.ws/1u9g0zk @ABC

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