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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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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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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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Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

pro32.ap.org — ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn't even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_NFL: Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach, updated: apne.ws/1vvKlbM (@joshdubowAP) #NFL

Oct 01, 2014

RT @JoshDubowAP: RT @AP_NFL: Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach, updated: apne.ws/1vvKlbM (@joshdubowAP) #NFL

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_NFL: Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach, updated: apne.ws/1vvKlbM (@joshdubowAP) #NFL

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AlbaMonica: I read this as Tony Soprano. Every time. RT @AP_NFL Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach, updated: apne.ws/1vvKlbM

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Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

bigstory.ap.org — KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight. Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering Royals a 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in a wild AL wild-card game Tuesday night.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Wow! Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 spectacular innings to open #MLB playoffs with instant classic: apne.ws/1ubWRge pic.twitter.com/36a9Z8h8wR

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Wow! Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 spectacular innings to open #MLB playoffs with instant classic: apne.ws/1ubWRge pic.twitter.com/36a9Z8h8wR

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Wow! Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 spectacular innings to open #MLB playoffs with instant classic: apne.ws/1ubWRge pic.twitter.com/36a9Z8h8wR

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Wow! Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 spectacular innings to open #MLB playoffs with instant classic: apne.ws/1ubWRge pic.twitter.com/36a9Z8h8wR

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways: Preschool can lift children from poverty. Top high schools prepare students for college. A college degree boosts pay over a lifetime. And the U.S.
Sep 30, 2014

Top earners spending 35% on kids' education post-crisis, widening US #wealthgap. Smart story by @joshboak bigstory.ap.org/article/e59ee3…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: School spending by wealthy parents widening the wealth gap, data show: • Long: apne.ws/ZoxpsE • Abridged: apne.ws/1te9kf6

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: School spending by wealthy parents widening the wealth gap, data show: • Long: apne.ws/ZoxpsE • Abridged: apne.ws/1te9kf6

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September call-ups have purpose for these Royals

bigstory.ap.org — KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - In the span of just a few hours on a hot Tuesday afternoon, Terrance Gore drove from Arkansas to Kansas City, moved into a locker deep within Kauffman Stadium, slid into a starched white Royals jersey and took some bunting practice on the field.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: 'I relieved a little bit in college. It's nothing new' - Royals Brandon Finnegan, who was in '14 College World Series apne.ws/1tfEnqM

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: 'I relieved a little bit in college. It's nothing new' - Royals Brandon Finnegan, who was in '14 College World Series apne.ws/1tfEnqM

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: 'I relieved a little bit in college. It's nothing new' - Royals Brandon Finnegan, who was in '14 College World Series apne.ws/1tfEnqM

35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

bigstory.ap.org — ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska. An estimated 35,000 walrus were photographed Saturday about 5 miles north of Point Lay, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: Estimated 35,000 walrus gather on Alaska beach; lack of sea ice sends animals to shore apne.ws/1rDVohS

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: Estimated 35,000 walrus gather on Alaska beach; lack of sea ice sends animals to shore apne.ws/1rDVohS

AP PHOTOS: Rush-hour keeps billions on the move

bigstory.ap.org — On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute to and from work. More than 300 million people use the United States' transport systems every day, and in 2012 a whopping 76 percent of them got to work by driving alone, a U.S.
Sep 30, 2014

Think the DC Metro Red line is bad? Check out photos of these commutes from around world by @AP photographers: bit.ly/1rADaMO

Sep 30, 2014

Commutes around the world. Fantastic collection of images from @AP photographers. bigstory.ap.org/article/afa087…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: PHOTOS: AP photographers bring a variety of morning and evening rush-hour rituals into focus: apne.ws/1ouaeTg

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: PHOTOS: AP photographers bring a variety of morning and evening rush-hour rituals into focus: apne.ws/1ouaeTg

Sep 30, 2014

Rush hour around the world. This @AP photo gallery is so cool (and will make 93 to Boston seem relatively OK). bigstory.ap.org/article/afa087…

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Hong Kong chief says voting beats watching TV

bigstory.ap.org — HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong's leader said China won't back down from its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub as pro-democracy protesters set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP: Hong Kong leader says voting beats watching TV after refusing to meet pro-democracy protesters: apne.ws/1rFeVOS

Oct 01, 2014

RT @AP: Hong Kong leader says voting beats watching TV after refusing to meet pro-democracy protesters: apne.ws/1rFeVOS

Coaches use large network to watch for injury

collegefootball.ap.org — The sideline is often the worst place to watch a football game. Even for the head coach standing front and center, getting a good look at what is happening on the field can be difficult. Behind the coach can be 100 players and dozens of assistants and staffers packed into an area 50 yards long, all zipping from play to play.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: How is a coach supposed to watch for injuries and still manage the game? apne.ws/1teLuQv (@ralphdrussoAP) pic.twitter.com/jmAPrdAZFR

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: How is a coach supposed to watch for injuries and still manage the game? apne.ws/1teLuQv (@ralphdrussoAP) pic.twitter.com/jmAPrdAZFR

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: How is a coach supposed to watch for injuries and still manage the game? apne.ws/1teLuQv (@ralphdrussoAP) pic.twitter.com/jmAPrdAZFR

Sep 30, 2014

Lots of eyes and constant communication needed to monitor injuries from sideline. collegefootball.ap.org/article/coache…

Accused White House intruder indicted

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez has been indicted on federal and local charges for allegedly intruding into the presidential mansion armed with a folding knife. A three-count indictment accuses the Army veteran of unlawfully entering a restricted building while carrying a deadly weapon, a federal charge.
Sep 30, 2014

The accused White House intruder was indicted on federal and local charges today apne.ws/1mMXuvA

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: RT: @AP_Politics Federal grand jury indicts alleged White House intruder apne.ws/1rCaByE

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: RT: @AP_Politics Federal grand jury indicts alleged White House intruder apne.ws/1rCaByE

Biologists identify pot gardens as salmon threat

bigstory.ap.org — GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Water use and other actions by the marijuana industry in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California and Southern Oregon are threatening salmon already in danger of extinction, federal biologists said Tuesday. Concerns about the impact of pot farming were raised by the NOAA Fisheries Service in its final recovery plan for coho salmon in the region.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: Federal biologists identify marijuana gardens in California and Oregon as key threat to salmon apne.ws/1vsuxof

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: Federal biologists identify marijuana gardens in California and Oregon as key threat to salmon apne.ws/1vsuxof

Sep 30, 2014

Pot growers stealing water from and polluting rivers in California and Oregon; harming coho salmon apne.ws/1vsuxof

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP: Federal biologists identify marijuana gardens in California and Oregon as key threat to salmon apne.ws/1vsuxof

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Sep 30, 2014

Oh my Charges against New Hampshire man who tried to sell an 80-pound rhinoceros head online have been dropped: apne.ws/10jsDwA #odd

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP_Oddities: (CORRECTS) Charges against man who tried to sell an 70-pound (not 80) rhinoceros head online dropped: apne.ws/1vs7F8x #odd

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP_Oddities: (CORRECTS) Charges against man who tried to sell an 70-pound (not 80) rhinoceros head online dropped: apne.ws/1vs7F8x #odd

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP_Oddities: Charges against New Hampshire man who tried to sell an 80-pound rhinoceros head online have been dropped: apne.ws/10jsDwA #odd

Sep 30, 2014

RT @AP_Oddities: Charges against New Hampshire man who tried to sell an 80-pound rhinoceros head online have been dropped: apne.ws/10jsDwA #odd

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Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

bigstory.ap.org — OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities have charged an Oklahoma man with first-degree murder in the beheading of a Vaughan Foods plant worker. Cleveland County prosecutor Greg Mashburn announced the charges Tuesday against 30-year-old Alton Nolen. The attack killed 54-year-old Colleen Hufford, and 43-year-old Traci Johnson was repeatedly stabbed. Johnson survived the attack.
Sep 30, 2014

Prosecutor: Man severed co-worker's head and attacked another; told police he was trying to #behead her, too : ow.ly/C7Mzm

Sep 30, 2014

Prosecutor: #Oklahoma man had "some sort of infatuation with beheadings." ow.ly/C7Mzm

Sep 30, 2014

Prosecutor: Man apparently uttered Arabic words during attack in which he allegedly severed co-worker's head: ow.ly/C7MfK

Sep 30, 2014

Prosecutor in Oklahoma workplace killing: "There was some sort of infatuation with beheadings." AP: bit.ly/1yy4DVF

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