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Shooting reported at high school north of Seattle

bigstory.ap.org — MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - Police responded Friday to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting. Local television stations said two people were being airlifted to a hospital. Live video showed students being evacuated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, near Everett.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Official identifies shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School as a student named Jaylen Fryberg: apne.ws/1sZM9Ig

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Police: Student shooter at Washington state high school died of self-inflicted gunshot: apne.ws/1uRC8L6

Oct 24, 2014

It's just not ok. #terrible Police: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack apne.ws/1uQQFa3

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Police: Student shooter at Washington state high school died of self-inflicted gunshot: apne.ws/1uRC8L6 More violence

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US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states, extending federal benefits to those couples. Attorney General Eric Holder says the states are: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming. Saturday's announcement brings the total number of states with federal recognition of same-sex marriage to 32, plus the District of Columbia.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states, bringing total to 32 states and DC. @dsupervilleap reports. apne.ws/1wrVSZf

Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states, bringing total to 32 states and DC. @dsupervilleap reports. apne.ws/1wrVSZf

Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states, bringing total to 32 states and DC. @dsupervilleap reports. apne.ws/1wrVSZf

Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start. The contrast in handling two Ebola diagnoses highlights how differently cities and hospitals prepare for health emergencies.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP: Two Ebola cases highlight differences in how cities, hospitals prepare for health emergencies: apne.ws/1wrPxNs

Oct 25, 2014

How a Dallas hospital screwed up its #ebola response -- and how an NYC hospital was better prepared as a result: apne.ws/12zFRq9

Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP: Two Ebola cases highlight differences in how cities, hospitals prepare for health emergencies: apne.ws/1wrPxNs

Oct 25, 2014

Two Ebola cases highlight differences in how cities, hospitals prepare for health emergencies. apne.ws/1wxSVas

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

bigstory.ap.org — SURUC, Turkey (AP) - Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @ElenaBec: "There is no difference between a lion and a lioness" - #Syrian #Kurdish women on front lines against IS. bigstory.ap.org/article/94a6aa…

Oct 25, 2014

"There is no difference between a lion and a lioness" - #Syrian #Kurdish women on front lines against IS. bigstory.ap.org/article/94a6aa…

Oct 25, 2014

@elenabec has talked to the women who fight on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS apne.ws/1w2VUrv

Oct 25, 2014

@AP: Thousands of women have taken up the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria, a rarity in Muslim world: apne.ws/1nDW2fs

Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP: Thousands of women have taken up the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria, a rarity in Muslim world: apne.ws/1nDW2fs

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Canada reopens grounds of Parliament Hill

bigstory.ap.org — OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of Parliament Hill on Saturday just three days after a gunman shot and killed a soldier at the national war memorial and then stormed Parliament before he was gunned down.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP: Ottawa's Parliament Hill reopens as Canadians debate how to balance civil liberties with security: apne.ws/1oHC6cq

Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP: Ottawa's Parliament Hill reopens as Canadians debate how to balance civil liberties with security: apne.ws/1oHC6cq

Iowa linebacker Spearman arrested, suspended

bigstory.ap.org — IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - University of Iowa football player Reggie Spearman has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, leading coach Kirk Ferentz to announce a minimum one-game suspension for the linebacker. Iowa City police records show the 19-year-old was arrested just after midnight Friday on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: Iowa linebacker Spearman arrested on suspected DUI, suspended apne.ws/1ws3vyP

How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.
Oct 25, 2014

Senior year angst? Let big data decide where to go to college: apne.ws/1pLqS1v

Royals lead Giants 3-2 after 6 innings in Game 3

bigstory.ap.org — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals led San Francisco 3-2 after six innings Friday night as they tried to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Royals ride sparkling defense, bullpen to 2-1 World Series lead vs Giants. apne.ws/1w227Ea (@janiemccap) pic.twitter.com/mBBGzaNPeB

Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Royals ride sparkling defense, bullpen to 2-1 World Series lead vs Giants. apne.ws/1w227Ea (@janiemccap) pic.twitter.com/mBBGzaNPeB

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Woman quarantined in New Jersey develops fever

bigstory.ap.org — TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa and was the first traveler to be quarantined under an Ebola watch has developed a fever. She is in isolation and is being evaluated at a hospital in Newark.
Oct 25, 2014

@AP: First traveler quarantined under New Jersey's new Ebola policy now has a fever; is isolated at Newark hospital: apne.ws/1w1s8mX

Oct 25, 2014

Woman quarantined in New Jersey develops fever zite.to/1z6c85G

Oct 24, 2014

First traveler quarantined under New Jersey's new Ebola policy now has a fever; is isolated at Newark hospital: apne.ws/1w1s8mX

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: First traveler quarantined under New Jersey's new Ebola policy now has a fever; is isolated at Newark hospital: apne.ws/1w1s8mX

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: First traveler quarantined under New Jersey's new Ebola policy now has a fever; is isolated at Newark hospital: apne.ws/1w1s8mX

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Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for now

bigstory.ap.org — LAS VEGAS (AP) - It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing is set for Nov. 6.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @RindelsAP: RT @pierceall: Uber comes to a screeching halt in Nevada. Court order prohibits Uber rides thru Nov. 7 bigstory.ap.org/article/c177f8…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @RindelsAP: RT @pierceall: Uber comes to a screeching halt in Nevada. Court order prohibits Uber rides thru Nov. 7 bigstory.ap.org/article/c177f8…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @pierceall: Uber comes to a screeching halt in Nevada. Court order prohibits Uber rides thru Nov. 7 bigstory.ap.org/article/c177f8…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @RindelsAP: RT @pierceall: Uber comes to a screeching halt in Nevada. Court order prohibits Uber rides thru Nov. 7 bigstory.ap.org/article/c177f8…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @RindelsAP: RT @pierceall: Uber comes to a screeching halt in Nevada. Court order prohibits Uber rides thru Nov. 7 bigstory.ap.org/article/c177f8…

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Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - and she's signed it "Elizabeth R." The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery in central London's Science Museum Friday. The queen removed a glove to type on a touchscreen tablet, writing "I hope people will enjoy visiting" the exhibition.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @VazquezReports: “@AP: Queen Elizabeth II personally sends her first tweet: apne.ws/1wosSl1

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Queen Elizabeth II personally sends her first tweet: apne.ws/1wosSl1

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Queen Elizabeth II personally sends her first tweet: apne.ws/1wosSl1

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Queen Elizabeth II personally sends her first tweet: apne.ws/1wosSl1

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Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washington.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Newly released Dallas nurse to meet with Obama at the White House: apne.ws/12rmVtB

Oct 24, 2014

RT @acarvin: Seems like surviving #ebola in the US is the fastest route for getting an audience with Pres. Obama. apne.ws/ZQ6mWO

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Newly released Dallas nurse to meet with Obama at the White House: apne.ws/12rmVtB

Oct 24, 2014

Seems like surviving #ebola in the US is the fastest route for getting an audience with Pres. Obama. apne.ws/ZQ6mWO

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Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream he helped create a sound that combined American blues and psychedelia to thrill audiences throughout the world.

Back in the Bay Area, Guthrie gets Series win

bigstory.ap.org — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie walked onto the field in the middle of the first inning, got behind the mound and saw what he described as a "sea of orange."

Former 800 world champ Mulaudzi dies in car crash

wintergames.ap.org — STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) - Former 800-meter world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was killed in a car crash on Friday while traveling to an athletics meet, the spokesman for South African President Jacob Zuma said. He was 34. Presidency spokesman Mac Maharaj said Mulaudzi was killed in an accident while traveling to the meet in Johannesburg.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Former 800m world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi killed in car crash. He was 34 apne.ws/1yyj9sP (@geraldimrayAP)

From job to job to job, a life lived _ and lost

bigstory.ap.org — ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - Fumes poured from the Kia SUV as soon as an emergency medical technician broke one of the rear windows. Inside, the body of a dark-haired young woman reclined in the driver's seat, keys dangling from the ignition. But who was she?
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP: From job to job to job, a life lived _ and lost: apne.ws/1rAuNid

Sweet dreams: Sleep expert helps Giants in October

bigstory.ap.org — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship. Sweet dreams, indeed. Looking for any advantage, the Giants are again getting help in October from a sleep expert.
Oct 25, 2014

#SFGiants sleepless in San Francisco? Hardly, thanks to guidance from sleep expert Dr. Chris Winter this October. bigstory.ap.org/article/64a46f…

Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs

bigstory.ap.org — LOS ANGELES (AP) - For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted. A growing throng of early voters in the nation's most populous state - perhaps comprising half of all votes to be cast in California's general election - has stretched Election Day into weeks.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: As early voting grows, political campaigns shift strategies to get voters before it's too late: apne.ws/1yz2GVp