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Plans underway to get American sick with Ebola

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - Plans are underway to bring back one of the two American aid workers sick with Ebola in Africa. A small private jet based in Atlanta has been dispatched to Liberia where the two sick Americans work for missionary groups.
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Medical examiner says chokehold by police officer caused death of NYC man; ruled homicide

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - Medical examiner says chokehold by police officer caused death of NYC man; ruled homicide.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Medical examiner says police chokehold caused NYC man's death; ruled a homicide: apne.ws/1oWw8lw

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Medical examiner says police chokehold caused NYC man's death; ruled a homicide: apne.ws/1oWw8lw

Aug 01, 2014

NYC Medical Examiner rules Eric Garner's death a homicide, says police chokehold caused death. apne.ws/1oWw8lw

Aug 01, 2014

UPDATE: Medical examiner says chokehold by police officer caused death of NYC man; ruled homicide, @AP rpts: apne.ws/1oWw8lw

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Medical examiner says police chokehold caused NYC man's death; ruled a homicide: apne.ws/1oWw8lw

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2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

bigstory.ap.org — ATLANTA (AP) - Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Bruce Ribner said Friday the patients will receive care at Emory University Hospital. Ribner said he had no personal safety concerns over treating the patients of the dangerous disease.
Aug 01, 2014

Two American aid workers infected with Ebola in Africa to be treated in specialized unit of Atlanta hospital. apne.ws/1qQp38O

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Two American aid workers infected with Ebola in Africa to be treated in specialized unit of Atlanta hospital: apne.ws/1qQp38O

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Two American aid workers infected with Ebola in Africa to be treated in specialized unit of Atlanta hospital: apne.ws/1qQp38O

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Two American aid workers infected with Ebola in Africa to be treated in specialized unit of Atlanta hospital: apne.ws/1qQp38O

Aug 01, 2014

@AP: Two American aid workers infected with Ebola in Africa to be treated in specialized unit of Atlanta hospital: apne.ws/1qQp38O

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WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

bigstory.ap.org — CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) - An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: WHO: Ebola outbreak moving faster than efforts to control the disease: apne.ws/1oVDGVx

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: WHO: Ebola outbreak moving faster than efforts to control the disease: apne.ws/1oVDGVx

Aug 01, 2014

#WHO warns If #EbolaOutbreak situation continues to deteriorate consequences could be "catastrophic." bit.ly/1uPKo4b

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: WHO: Ebola outbreak moving faster than efforts to control the disease: apne.ws/1oVDGVx

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: WHO: Ebola outbreak moving faster than efforts to control the disease: apne.ws/1oVDGVx

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Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

bigstory.ap.org — DENVER (AP) - Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Should edible pot look like other foods? Colorado mulls unique colors or shapes for pot-infused edibles apne.ws/1oWpwDC

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Should edible pot look like other foods? Colorado mulls unique colors or shapes for pot-infused edibles apne.ws/1oWpwDC

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Should edible pot look like other foods? Colorado mulls unique colors or shapes for pot-infused edibles apne.ws/1oWpwDC

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Should edible pot look like other foods? Colorado mulls unique colors or shapes for pot-infused edibles apne.ws/1oWpwDC

Colorado issuing driver's licenses to immigrants

bigstory.ap.org — DENVER (AP) - Thousands of immigrants have signed up to take advantage of a Colorado law that allows them to get drivers' licenses and identification cards beginning Friday, a heavy demand causing frustration for those who must wait. About 9,500 people are signed up for appointments through the next 90 days to get the documents, with more people getting scheduled every day.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Colorado to begin issuing driver's licenses to immigrants regardless of legal status: apne.ws/1qPFqTk

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Colorado to begin issuing driver's licenses to immigrants regardless of legal status: apne.ws/1qPFqTk

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Colorado to begin issuing driver's licenses to immigrants regardless of legal status: apne.ws/1qPFqTk

Aug 01, 2014

@AP: Colorado to begin issuing driver's licenses to immigrants regardless of legal status: apne.ws/1qPFqTk

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Colorado to begin issuing driver's licenses to immigrants regardless of legal status: apne.ws/1qPFqTk

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Semi crash coats Indianapolis highway in butter

bigstory.ap.org — INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A semitrailer has overturned on an Indianapolis interstate, spilling what police say are 45,000 pounds of packages of butter and other dairy products. The crash happened about 3:30 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 465 just west of its interchange with Interstate 65 on the city's south side.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: RT @AP_Oddities: Interstate in Indiana coated with butter after semitrailer crashes; no one injured: apne.ws/UFmLKS

Aug 01, 2014

RT @tucker_shaw: On my way. RT @AP: Interstate in Indiana coated with butter after semitrailer crashes; no one injured: apne.ws/UFmLKS

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: RT @AP_Oddities: Interstate in Indiana coated with butter after semitrailer crashes; no one injured: apne.ws/UFmLKS

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: RT @AP_Oddities: Interstate in Indiana coated with butter after semitrailer crashes; no one injured: apne.ws/UFmLKS

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4 Palestinians killed after truce goes into effect

bigstory.ap.org — GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting. The cease-fire, announced hours earlier by the U.S. and the U.N., took effect at 8:00 a.m. (0500 GMT) Friday.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Official says 27 Palestinians killed, more than 100 wounded as a result of Israeli shelling: apne.ws/1zCoG2o

Aug 01, 2014

RT @WLTX: RT @AP: Official says 27 Palestinians killed, more than 100 wounded as a result of Israeli shelling: apne.ws/1zCoG2o

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Official says 27 Palestinians killed, more than 100 wounded as a result of Israeli shelling: apne.ws/1zCoG2o

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Official says 27 Palestinians killed, more than 100 wounded as a result of Israeli shelling: apne.ws/1zCoG2o

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2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

bigstory.ap.org — PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Two Americans charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea say in a video that they expect to be tried soon and possibly receive long prison terms, and appeal for help from the U.S. government.
Aug 01, 2014

2 Americans detained in #NorthKorea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help, @AP rpts: apne.ws/1oVyst2 pic.twitter.com/vuRIbIRT0p

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Two Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for U.S. help: apne.ws/1oVyst2

Aug 01, 2014

MT @AP: Two Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for U.S. help: apne.ws/1oVyst2

Aug 01, 2014

Full @AP story on Americans Matthew Todd Miller & Jeffrey Edward Fowle detained in #NorthKorea. (corrects spelling) bigstory.ap.org/article/2-amer…

Aug 01, 2014

Detained American tourists appeal for government help ahead of trial in North Korea bigstory.ap.org/article/2-amer…

Obama says of CIA after 9-11 attacks, "We tortured some folks"

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Obama says of CIA after 9-11 attacks, "We tortured some folks" .
Aug 01, 2014

"We tortured some folks." Really?? Did Obama actually just say that? Sounds like he had them over for Sunday bbq bigstory.ap.org/article/obama-…

Aug 01, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama says of CIA after 9-11 attacks, "We tortured some folks" ... See more here: bigstory.ap.org/article/obama-…

US: Abduction of Israeli would be 'outrageous'

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier would be an "absolutely outrageous" action by Hamas. Tony Blinken is deputy national security adviser. Blinken says the U.S. strongly condemns the alleged abduction. He says that if the soldier has been kidnapped, he must be released.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Kerry: U.S. condemns 'outrageous' violations of Gaza ceasefire by Palestinian militants: apne.ws/1oVNUp9

Aug 01, 2014

RT @Daroff: Kerry: US condemns 'outrageous' violations of Gaza ceasefire by Palestinian militants: apne.ws/1oVNUp9 (@AP) #IsraelUnderFire

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Kerry: U.S. condemns 'outrageous' violations of Gaza ceasefire by Palestinian militants: apne.ws/1oVNUp9

Aug 01, 2014

RT @OmarBaddar: After hundreds of civilian deaths, White House says possible capture of Israeli soldier is "barbaric & outrageous" http://t…

Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn't changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease. Some are being developed, but none have been rigorously tested in humans.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola? @AP's Maria Cheng explains: apne.ws/1m6nThP

Aug 01, 2014

RT @AP: Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola? @AP's Maria Cheng explains: bit.ly/1uQFsvS

Elliott looking to maintain NASCAR Nationwide lead

racing.ap.org — NEWTON, Iowa (AP) - Chase Elliott is in the midst of one of the best rookie seasons in NASCAR Nationwide series history. The race Saturday at the Iowa Speedway could go a long way in determining whether Elliott ends such a promising year with a title.

Lupton dislocates rib in gym mishap

racing.ap.org — You are here Home " NASCAR " Lupton dislocates rib in gym mishap NEWTON, Iowa (AP) - NASCAR K&N series driver Dylan Lupton will be forced to drive through some pain Friday night after a gym mishap. Lupton was trying to put a pair of dumbbells back on a rack when he felt a pop that was later diagnosed as a dislocated rib.

Girl, 12, not competent for trial in stabbing

bigstory.ap.org — WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character is mentally incompetent and can't stand trial, a judge said Friday. The judge also ordered that she be committed for treatment, and said attorneys have a year to restore her to competency.
Aug 01, 2014

Eeesh: “She also speaks and sees Voldemort's snake and another fictional character, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.” bigstory.ap.org/article/hearin…

Aug 01, 2014

Jude rules one of the girls charged in Slenderman stabbing is mentally incompetent, won’t stand trial: bigstory.ap.org/article/hearin…

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