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Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

bigstory.ap.org — DALLAS (AP) - The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP: Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan told ER nurse he was visiting U.S. from his native Liberia, sister says: apne.ws/Zs9GYx

Oct 01, 2014

RT @MMarchioneAP: RT @AP Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan told ER nurse he was visiting U.S. from his native Liberia, sister says: apne.ws/Zs9GYx

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP: Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan told ER nurse he was visiting U.S. from his native Liberia, sister says: apne.ws/Zs9GYx

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Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

bigstory.ap.org — DALLAS (AP) - Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola. The case announced Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control is the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States. Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital say the unidentified patient is being kept in isolation.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Federal health officials confirm that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital tested positive for Ebola apne.ws/1texTsf

Sep 30, 2014

Federal health officials confirm that patient being treated at Dallas hospital tested positive for #Ebola apne.ws/1texTsf

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Federal health officials confirm that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital tested positive for Ebola apne.ws/1texTsf

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Federal health officials confirm that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital tested positive for Ebola apne.ws/1texTsf

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Federal health officials confirm that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital tested positive for Ebola apne.ws/1texTsf

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Tim Gunn sizes up first lady fashions do's, don'ts

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama went under Tim Gunn's fashion microscope and got an approving nod, but not all first ladies fared as well - Hillary Rodham Clinton among them. Gunn and a panel of fashion experts reviewed the fashion sense of the nation's first ladies at a National Archives forum Tuesday, and found plenty of do's and don'ts.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @jeneps: Tim Gunn: Hillary Clinton has been looking "very presidential lately.... The bar has been raised." bit.ly/1ozuH9o

Oct 01, 2014

RT @jeneps: Tim Gunn: Hillary Clinton has been looking "very presidential lately.... The bar has been raised." bit.ly/1ozuH9o

Oct 01, 2014

RT @jeneps Tim Gunn: Hillary Clinton has been looking "very presidential lately.... The bar has been raised." bit.ly/1ozuH9o

Oct 01, 2014

Tim Gunn: Hillary Clinton has been looking "very presidential lately.... The bar has been raised." bit.ly/1ozuH9o

Oct 01, 2014

RT @nbenac: Tim Gunn sizes up which first ladies could/couldn't "make it work," and @flotus makes the cut. bit.ly/1ozuH9o

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Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' "unfiltered" views to the fans.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @JournalistsLike: Derek Jeter launches new site that connect fans with players “without having to deal with reporters to do it.” bit.ly/1pG3Mb4

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Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: Authorities say a naked woman was riding in the tractor-trailer that struck a school bus in Florida: apne.ws/1ovlVZW

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: Authorities say a naked woman was riding in the tractor-trailer that struck a school bus in Florida: apne.ws/1ovlVZW

Sep 30, 2014

Florida. RT @AP: Authorities say a naked woman was riding in the tractor-trailer that struck a school bus in Florida: apne.ws/1ovlVZW

Sep 30, 2014

"Authorities say a naked woman was riding in the tractor-trailer that struck a school bus in north Florida" hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @oskargarcia: And the Florida weird news headline of the day… Police: Naked woman in semi that hit school bus. AP: hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

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Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @oskargarcia: CDC trying to calm fears of Ebola spreading. Questions and answers about the case in Dallas. AP: bigstory.ap.org/article/69dd0d…

Oct 01, 2014

RT @oskargarcia: CDC trying to calm fears of Ebola spreading. Questions and answers about the case in Dallas. AP: bigstory.ap.org/article/69dd0d…

Oct 01, 2014

RT @oskargarcia: CDC trying to calm fears of Ebola spreading. Questions and answers about the case in Dallas. AP: bigstory.ap.org/article/69dd0d…

Oct 01, 2014

CDC trying to calm fears of Ebola spreading. Questions and answers about the case in Dallas. AP: bigstory.ap.org/article/69dd0d…

Oct 01, 2014

Questions and answers about the #Ebola case in the United States: ow.ly/C9gO7 #Q&A

Details of presidential security breaches evolve

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - The embarrassing disclosures about lapses in presidential security just keep coming for the Secret Service. Despite more than three hours of questioning by House lawmakers on Tuesday, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson neglected to mention another security breach that occurred just days before a knife-carrying Army veteran climbed over the White House fence and sprinted into the executive mansion.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP: Senior Democrat becomes first member of Congress to call for Secret Service director's ouster: apne.ws/1udyyP8

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP: Senior Democrat becomes first member of Congress to call for Secret Service director's ouster: apne.ws/1udyyP8

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP: Senior Democrat becomes first member of Congress to call for Secret Service director's ouster: apne.ws/1udyyP8

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP: Secret Service hearing reveals more missteps in agency's presidential security procedures: apne.ws/1ucDELr

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Could a merger follow the PayPal-eBay split?

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. But he doesn't think PayPal should stay single for long. Icahn, who months ago called on eBay to spin off the lucrative online and mobile payment service, continues to believe that the payments field must be consolidated, either by PayPal buying up smaller rivals or by merging with another major player.

Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods

bigstory.ap.org — BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) - State police searching for a man accused of killing a state trooper say they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt. Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday the pipe bombs were fully functional and could have been set off by either a trip wire or fuse, but appear to be among items that were hastily discarded.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Police on manhunt for suspect in deadly trooper ambush find pipe bombs with trip wire in woods apne.ws/1teklx3

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Police on manhunt for suspect in deadly trooper ambush find pipe bombs with trip wire in woods apne.ws/1teklx3

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Police on manhunt for suspect in deadly trooper ambush find pipe bombs with trip wire in woods apne.ws/1teklx3

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Police on manhunt for suspect in deadly trooper ambush find pipe bombs with trip wire in woods apne.ws/1teklx3

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Police on manhunt for suspect in deadly trooper ambush find pipe bombs with trip wire in woods apne.ws/1teklx3

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LeBron James bringing his story to TV series

bigstory.ap.org — CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James is hoping to motivate kids by telling his own inspiring story. The NBA superstar is co-producing a half-hour TV series called "Becoming," which will showcase the journeys of some of today's top athletes.

Ohio St. student who ran on turf loses scholarship

collegefootball.ap.org — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A student who ran onto the field during an Ohio State football game and was body-slammed by a coach is losing his scholarship

Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in Brazil

bigstory.ap.org — RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists could be political power brokers. The socially conservative Pentecostal population now includes more than one-fifth of the electorate, just three decades after barely registering any presence at all.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @bradleybrooks: pentecostals impact brazil election: ex-marxist rousseff cites psalms, religious silva puts pastors at arm's length bit.ly/1pFNGhS

Oct 01, 2014

pentecostals impact brazil election: ex-marxist rousseff cites psalms, religious silva puts pastors at arm's length bit.ly/1pFNGhS

McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

bigstory.ap.org — ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - One incredible month of golf was enough for Rory McIlroy to be voted PGA Tour player of the year. The award was announced on Wednesday and surprised no one. McIlroy won the award, which is a vote of PGA Tour members, for the second time in three years.

Playoff managers hit, miss on contesting calls

bigstory.ap.org — For Buck Showalter, Don Mattingly and every other manager in these playoffs, it promises to be a most challenging postseason. This is the first October in which skippers can contest an umpire's call. Nearly everything is subject to replay review, except for balls and strikes, but managers only get one challenge per game if they're wrong.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @oskargarcia: MLB skippers 53% on overturning calls during regular season. First time for replay in October. AP: bigstory.ap.org/article/f009ae…

Oct 01, 2014

MLB skippers 53% on overturning calls during regular season. First time for replay in October. AP: bigstory.ap.org/article/f009ae…

Steinem: Domestic violence discussion a positive

bigstory.ap.org — LOS ANGELES (AP) - Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL's domestic violence scandal, it's that we're actually talking about domestic violence. "When the women's movement started, there was not even a term called domestic violence," the 80-year-old activist said in an interview.
Oct 01, 2014

Most dangerous time for abused women? Steinem says it's at time of their exit. bit.ly/1pqcUl0

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