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Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear. Yet, they're incredibly less likely to get the disease than to get sick worrying about it. First, the reality check: More Americans have married Kim Kardashian - three - than contracted Ebola in the U.S.
Oct 23, 2014

Scientists explain #Ebola's scare factor and that what we really should fear is fear itself: apne.ws/1sUtDRw

Oct 23, 2014

Americans more likely to worry themselves sick over Ebola than to get sick from the virus, writes @borenbears: bit.ly/1wghzOh

Oct 23, 2014

More Americans have married Kim Kardashian than have contracted Ebola in the U.S.: apne.ws/1rrQShW

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Scientists explain Ebola's scare factor and that what we really should fear is fear itself: apne.ws/1sUtDRw

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Canada attack stirs terror fears

bigstory.ap.org — OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq and Syria. "We will not be intimidated.
Oct 23, 2014

Mother of Canada shooting suspect tells @AP: I'm crying for victims, not for my son. apne.ws/1wqZ2LZ

Oct 23, 2014

"We are sorry," teary mother of shooter tells @AP. Says she's crying for the victims. Not her son: bigstory.ap.org/article/c7d5b9… #OttawaShooting

Oct 23, 2014

RT @fredontv: RT @AP: BREAKING: Canadian police now concede there was only a single gunman in terror attack: apne.ws/1wqZ2LZ

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Canadian police now concede there was only a single gunman in terror attack: apne.ws/1wqZ2LZ

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Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

bigstory.ap.org — DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @NewsBreaker: Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit; officials say 25 percent decline in revenue: apne.ws/1wrxjKS - @AP

Oct 23, 2014

RT @NewsBreaker: Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit; officials say 25 percent decline in revenue: apne.ws/1wrxjKS - @AP

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit; officials say 25 percent decline in revenue: apne.ws/1wrxjKS

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit; officials say 25 percent decline in revenue: apne.ws/1wrxjKS

Oct 23, 2014

OUCH: Patients avoiding #Dallas hospital where #Ebola hit; officials say 25 percent decline in revenue | apne.ws/1wrxjKS via @AP

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US: IS earns $1M a month in black market oil sales

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a month from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @DavidKenner: Treasury Dept official estimates ISIS makes $1 million/day from oil sales, $20 million in past year from ransoms. bigstory.ap.org/article/ddfd18…

Oct 23, 2014

Treasury Dept official estimates ISIS makes $1 million/day from oil sales, $20 million in past year from ransoms. bigstory.ap.org/article/ddfd18…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @JasonUkman: Treasury: ISIS has taken in at least $20 million in ransom payments this year from kidnappings. bit.ly/1DEcHTZ

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: US official: Islamic State group earning about $1M per month just from black market oil sales: apne.ws/12iESKJ

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Parents' email expresses grief over Ottawa killing

bigstory.ap.org — The following is the full text of a statement issued to The Associated Press by the parents of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man authorities say killed a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial, then stormed Parliament before being shot dead. The statement was in response to an AP email which asked about reports that their son was mentally unstable or otherwise vulnerable.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @joshledermanAP: RT @AP: In statement to AP, Ottawa shooter's parents express pain and sorrow over killing of solider: apne.ws/1wrwO3J

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: In statement to AP, Ottawa shooter's parents express pain and sorrow over killing of solider: apne.ws/1wrwO3J

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: In statement to AP, Ottawa shooter's parents express pain and sorrow over killing of solider: apne.ws/1wrwO3J

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: In statement to AP, Ottawa shooter's parents express pain and sorrow over killing of solider: apne.ws/1wrwO3J

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Oct 23, 2014

Highly recommend this @AP_Interactive photo gallery of a road trip in North Korea. No Shoney's over there. apne.ws/1sTSt3W

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: RT @AP_Interactive: AP Exclusive: A road trip through unseen North Korea: apne.ws/1sTSt3W pic.twitter.com/BEtHSOdQ8p

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Senators plan bill to block benefits for ex-Nazis

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Democratic senators say they will soon introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits. Senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania revealed plans for their bill Thursday.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @michelesalcedo: From AP colleague @rplardner, senators, congresswoman plan legislation to strip ex-Nazis of #SocialSecurity benefits. bigstory.ap.org/article/8fede0…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @michelesalcedo: From AP colleague @rplardner, senators, congresswoman plan legislation to strip ex-Nazis of #SocialSecurity benefits. bigstory.ap.org/article/8fede0…

Oct 23, 2014

From AP colleague @rplardner, senators, congresswoman plan legislation to strip ex-Nazis of #SocialSecurity benefits. bigstory.ap.org/article/8fede0…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: Senators plan legislation to stop Nazi suspects from collecting US Social Security benefits, @rplardner reports. apne.ws/1tln3Fd

AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea

bigstory.ap.org — LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) - The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It's now a truck stop.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @GeneAPseattle: Like Steinbeck traveling thru 1947 USSR, @AP's @EricTalmadge hits the road in N. Korea. His fascinating story: bigstory.ap.org/article/5fea23…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @GeneAPseattle: Like Steinbeck traveling thru 1947 USSR, @AP's @EricTalmadge hits the road in N. Korea. His fascinating story: bigstory.ap.org/article/5fea23…

Oct 23, 2014

Like Steinbeck traveling thru 1947 USSR, @AP's @EricTalmadge hits the road in N. Korea. His fascinating story: bigstory.ap.org/article/5fea23…

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Haitians' lawyer to NY judge: Ignore UN immunity

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - An attorney for Haitians seeking compensation from the United Nations for victims of a deadly cholera outbreak asked a judge Thursday to ignore the U.N.'s immunity and let a lawsuit proceed, but a U.S. lawyer said doing so would open up the United Nations to many more lawsuits.

Arizona near-unanimous pick by media to win Pac-12

collegebasketball.ap.org — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Arizona is the near-unanimous pick to win the Pac-12 this season. The Wildcats received 31 of 32 first-place votes in the poll released Thursday. Utah was chosen to finish second and Colorado third by members of the media who cover the conference.

AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain

bigstory.ap.org — LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) - When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans - let alone a pair of American journalists - could imagine taking it.
Oct 23, 2014

AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain apne.ws/1wlW4t2

Oct 23, 2014

@AP takes a weeklong road trip across North Korea to spiritual summit Mount Paektu. Great visuals and read: apne.ws/1wlW4t2

Oct 23, 2014

Wonder about the views of N. Korea no westerner has seen? The amazing @dguttenfelder takes a look. bit.ly/1tfa49a

Corporate giants funding state ballot initiatives

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups. Many of the messages are tailored to defend or expand the business interests of companies such as Coca-Cola, Monsanto and ExxonMobil, yet few have their names in the ads.
Oct 23, 2014

RT@AP Corporate giants fund TV ads for state ballot measures to support their business interests (@philip_elliott): apne.ws/1DDwrae

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Corporate giants fund TV ads for state ballot measures to support their business interests (@philip_elliott): apne.ws/1DDwrae

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: State ballot initiatives see millions of dollars in political spending from corporate giants, says @Philip_Elliott. apne.ws/1uKovxs

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: State ballot initiatives see millions of dollars in political spending from corporate giants, says @Philip_Elliott. apne.ws/1uKovxs

Oct 23, 2014

RT @jpdrinkard: Who's behind those referendum questions on your ballot? Often, it's big corporations defending their interests. apne.ws/1yoKUE1

US journalist returns home after Ebola recovery

bigstory.ap.org — PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is home in Rhode Island. Ashoka Mukpo (ah-SHOH'-kuh MUK'-poh) contracted the virus while working in Liberia as a freelance cameraman for NBC and other media outlets.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: US video journalist is home in Rhode Island after recovering from Ebola at Nebraska hospital: apne.ws/1DECpYH

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: US video journalist is home in Rhode Island after recovering from Ebola at Nebraska hospital: apne.ws/1DECpYH

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: US video journalist is home in Rhode Island after recovering from Ebola at Nebraska hospital. apne.ws/12j7Xpt

Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB

pro32.ap.org — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans will start rookie Zach Mettenberger at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday, switching away from Jake Locker who has missed three of the past four games with injuries.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @TeresaMWalker: Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB | Pro32: Head to Head pro32.ap.org/article/titans…

Oct 23, 2014

Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB | Pro32: Head to Head pro32.ap.org/article/titans…

New survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @michellelprice: New survey finds abuse, from violence to taunts, is pervasive in teen dating. @CraryAP reports: bigstory.ap.org/article/55da72…

Oct 23, 2014

New survey finds abuse, from violence to taunts, is pervasive in teen dating. @CraryAP reports: bigstory.ap.org/article/55da72…

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hosted.ap.org — Migros, which also sells electronics and household goods, says it is immediately withdrawing boxes containing hundreds of the coffee cream containers and is breaking all ties with Karo-Versand, the small Swiss company that designed the collectible series of 55 different motifs - including likenesses of the German and Italian fascist dictators.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Swiss supermarket chain apologizes for distributing coffee cream bearing portraits of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini: apne.ws/1wr3B8W

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Swiss supermarket chain apologizes for distributing coffee cream bearing portraits of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini: apne.ws/1wr3B8W

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Swiss supermarket chain apologizes for distributing coffee cream bearing portraits of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini: apne.ws/1wr3B8W

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Swiss supermarket chain apologizes for distributing coffee cream bearing portraits of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini: apne.ws/1wr3B8W

Oct 23, 2014

RT @AP: Swiss supermarket apologizes for selling coffee cream bearing portraits of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini: apne.ws/1wr3B8W

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Kiffin facing rocky reception in return to Neyland

Oct 23, 2014

RT @stevemegargee: Lane Kiffin likely to receive icy reception in return to Knoxville. bit.ly/1yqA6Fs #tennessee #vols #bama #tide #sec

Oct 23, 2014

Lane Kiffin likely to receive icy reception in return to Knoxville. bit.ly/1yqA6Fs #tennessee #vols #bama #tide #sec

Hillary Clinton stumps for Gov. Cuomo in New York

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo raced into the stretch run of his re-election campaign with help Thursday from a boldfaced name who threatened to overshadow him on stage: former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Oct 23, 2014

Cuomo welcomed Clinton, telling the crowd, "I hope she does something really, really, really big." @JonLemire bit.ly/1wrPal5