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Probe reveals scope of academic fraud at UNC

bigstory.ap.org — CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - An academic fraud investigation at the University of North Carolina has found that more than 3,100 students were involved in a "shadow" curriculum" that occurred over nearly two decades. The investigation reveals a wider scope of academic fraud than previous probes by the school and the NCAA.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: Probe reveals scope of academic fraud at UNC; more than 3,100 students involved, say @aaronbeardap + @emerydalesio. apne.ws/1wkLXoi

Oct 22, 2014

Probe reveals scope of academic fraud at University of North Carolina; 3,100 students—half athletes—involved: @AP: apne.ws/12csGvf

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: MORE: Academic fraud investigation at North Carolina finds more than 3,100 students involved in 'shadow curriculum' apne.ws/1vNFIKu

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Police: soldier shot at war memorial in Ottawa

bigstory.ap.org — OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, police said. Witnesses said the gunman entered Parliament and shots rang out. People fled Parliament by scrambling down scaffolding erected for renovations, witnesses told the Canadian Press news agency.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Ottawa shootings suspect identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32; unclear if there are other shooters: apne.ws/1wl8Sj6

Oct 22, 2014

Ottawa shootings suspect identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32; unclear if there are other shooters. apne.ws/1wl8Sj6

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Ottawa shootings suspect identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32; unclear if there are other shooters: apne.ws/1wl8Sj6

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Canadian soldier shot at war memorial has died; one of three suspected gunmen also dead, police say: apne.ws/1vNYphm

Oct 22, 2014

RT @NatSecCarlo: RT @AP: MORE: Canadian soldier shot at war memorial has died; one of three suspected gunmen also dead, police say: apne.ws/1vNYphm””

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AP NewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines - prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical."
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: AP investigation finds at least 15 inmate deaths in NYC jails that resulted from inadequate medical care: apne.ws/1vOq0Po

Oct 22, 2014

.@AP investigation finds at least 15 inmate deaths in NYC jails that resulted from inadequate medical care: apne.ws/1vOq0Po

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: AP investigation finds at least 15 inmate deaths in NYC jails that resulted from inadequate medical care: apne.ws/1vOq0Po

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: AP investigation finds at least 15 inmate deaths in NYC jails that resulted from inadequate medical care: apne.ws/1vOq0Po

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AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

pro32.ap.org — A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray R
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: Arbiter rules #NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of suspension, source says apne.ws/1vPutS2

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: Arbiter rules #NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of suspension, source says apne.ws/1vPutS2

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: Arbiter rules #NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of suspension, source says apne.ws/1vPutS2

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: Arbiter rules #NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of suspension, source says apne.ws/1vPutS2

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: MORE: Arbiter informed parties today of decision that Goodell should testify on Rice, source tells @AP_RobMaaddi. apne.ws/1wlrOOJ

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Jury returns guilty verdicts for all 4 former Blackwater guards charged in Iraq shootings

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Jury returns guilty verdicts for all 4 former Blackwater guards charged in Iraq shootings.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @trevortimm: WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury returns guilty verdicts for all 4 former Blackwater guards charged in Iraq shootings. bigstory.ap.org/article/ac897f…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @TimothyS: BLACKWATER GUILTY Jury returns guilty verdicts for all 4 former Blackwater guards charged in Iraq shootings bit.ly/1wtIKDY

Oct 22, 2014

RT @trevortimm: WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury returns guilty verdicts for all 4 former Blackwater guards charged in Iraq shootings. bigstory.ap.org/article/ac897f…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @scottbix: In other news: Jury returns guilty verdicts for all 4 former Blackwater guards charged in Iraq shootings bit.ly/1wouoTf

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Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

bigstory.ap.org — RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. Beginning next year, the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted in the company's offices, conference rooms and elevators. Lighting up already is prohibited on factory floors and in cafeterias.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: The maker of Camel cigarettes will become a smoke-free workplace in 2015 - with a couple of exceptions: apne.ws/1wldyWm

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: The maker of Camel cigarettes will become a smoke-free workplace in 2015 - with a couple of exceptions: apne.ws/1wldyWm

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: The maker of Camel cigarettes will become a smoke-free workplace in 2015 - with a couple of exceptions: apne.ws/1wldyWm

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Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - The hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its coverage of the Watergate scandal, Ben Bradlee, has died. He was 93. The Washington Post reports that Bradlee died at his home Tuesday of natural causes.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Ben Bradlee, celebrated editor who guided The Washington Post during Watergate scandal, dies apne.ws/1vJXjmz

Oct 21, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Ben Bradlee, celebrated editor who guided The Washington Post during Watergate scandal, dies apne.ws/1vJXjmz

Oct 21, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Ben Bradlee, celebrated editor who guided The Washington Post during Watergate scandal, dies apne.ws/1vJXjmz

Oct 21, 2014

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. bit.ly/1t4kRlp

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Shatner, 'Star Trek' director to meet about role

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - "Star Trek" may be the next frontier for William Shatner - again. Shatner, who played the original James T. Kirk, says he's meeting soon with Roberto Orci, who's directing "Star Trek 3," to discuss reprising his Kirk in the rebooted franchise.
Oct 22, 2014

More @WilliamShatner? Yes please! MT @AP: Shatner to meet w/ 'Star Trek 3' director soon to discuss possible role: apne.ws/1DAmpqx

Oct 22, 2014

Wow, really? RT @AP: William Shatner to meet with 'Star Trek 3' director to discuss possible film role: apne.ws/1DAmpqx @lneffist

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AlexJamesFitz: No RT @AP: William Shatner to meet with 'Star Trek 3' director soon to discuss possible film role: apne.ws/1DAmpqx @lneffist

Oct 22, 2014

YES! RT @AP: William Shatner to meet with 'Star Trek 3' director soon to discuss possible film role: apne.ws/1DAmpqx @lneffist

Oct 22, 2014

No RT @AP: William Shatner to meet with 'Star Trek 3' director soon to discuss possible film role: apne.ws/1DAmpqx @lneffist

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Penguins honor Canada with national anthem

bigstory.ap.org — PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Penguins played "O Canada" before their game Wednesday night against Philadelphia to pay tribute to a Canadian soldier killed during an attack in Ottawa. A sell-out crowd belted out the Canadian national anthem as the Canadian flag was flashed on the scoreboard and projected onto the ice.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @smaclellan: Thank you, Pittsburgh. RT @AP_Sports: Penguins play Canadian national anthem to honor those affected by Ottawa attack apne.ws/12eGuFu

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Penguins play Canadian national anthem to honor those affected by Ottawa attack apne.ws/12eGuFu #NHL

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Penguins play Canadian national anthem to honor those affected by Ottawa attack apne.ws/12eGuFu #NHL

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Penguins play Canadian national anthem to honor those affected by Ottawa attack apne.ws/12eGuFu #NHL

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Oct 22, 2014

RT @McAllister_Mark: From @AP: MORE: Royal Canadian Mounted Police warned people in downtown Ottawa to stay away from windows and rooftops apne.ws/12bOmrp

Oct 22, 2014

From @AP: MORE: Royal Canadian Mounted Police warned people in downtown Ottawa to stay away from windows and rooftops apne.ws/12bOmrp

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Royal Canadian Mounted Police warned people in downtown Ottawa to stay away from windows and rooftops: apne.ws/12bOmrp

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Royal Canadian Mounted Police warned people in downtown Ottawa to stay away from windows and rooftops: apne.ws/12bOmrp

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP Royal Canadian Mounted Police warned people in downtown Ottawa to stay away from windows and rooftops: apne.ws/12bOmrp

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Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: Secret Service apprehends latest person to jump over White House fence, reports @dsupervilleAP apne.ws/12eDetO

Oct 22, 2014

.@SecretService apprehends latest person to jump over White House fence. apne.ws/12eDetO

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: Secret Service apprehends latest person to jump over White House fence, reports @dsupervilleAP apne.ws/12eDetO

Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body

bigstory.ap.org — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The family of a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and was diagnosed with Ebola says doctors no longer detect the virus in her body. A family statement released Wednesday through a media consultant says officials at Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention couldn't detect Ebola in Amber Vinson as of Tuesday evening.
Oct 22, 2014

The family of the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola says doctors can no longer find the virus in her body. apne.ws/1nzyHvk

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: Family of second nurse diagnosed with Ebola says doctors can no longer find the virus in her body: apne.ws/1nzyHvk

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: Family of second nurse diagnosed with Ebola says doctors can no longer find the virus in her body: apne.ws/1nzyHvk

Whopper of a bill for NCAA in O'Bannon lawsuit

bigstory.ap.org — OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The bill has come in for former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon's successful court challenge of the NCAA - and it's a whopper. Lawyers for O'Bannon want more than $50 million from the NCAA in attorney fees and other costs as part of the price of winning an antitrust lawsuit that took five years to make its way to trial.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: Whopper of a bill for NCAA in O'Bannon lawsuit _ lawyers ask for $50.2 million apne.ws/1wkQ2Ja

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: Whopper of a bill for NCAA in O'Bannon lawsuit _ lawyers ask for $50.2 million apne.ws/1wkQ2Ja

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: Whopper of a bill for NCAA in O'Bannon lawsuit _ lawyers ask for $50.2 million apne.ws/1wkQ2Ja

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: Whopper of a bill for NCAA in O'Bannon lawsuit _ lawyers ask for $50.2 million apne.ws/1wkQ2Ja

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hosted.ap.org — BUENOS AIRES (AP) -- A todas sus vctimas las liquid a palazos: el tomate se desangr contra una pared, la papa qued convertida en pur y la cebolla rod en pedazos llorando su propia muerte. Al verdugo, actual nio prodigio del golf argentino, sus vecinos lo conocan como "El loco del palo".

AP NewsBreak: California prisons end race policy

bigstory.ap.org — SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California prison officials have agreed to end a policy that segregated inmates based on their race after a riot. The policy was challenged in a 2008 inmate lawsuit and deemed unconstitutional by the U.S. Department of Justice. A settlement reached Wednesday says future lockdowns "may not be imposed or lifted based on race or ethnicity."
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: California prison officials agree to end policy that segregated inmates based on race after a riot apne.ws/1vPtRf8

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: California prison officials agree to end policy that segregated inmates based on race after a riot apne.ws/1vPtRf8

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hosted.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. Now scientists have found the rest of the dinosaur and have new descriptions for it: goofy and weird.
Oct 22, 2014

"The beast probably lumbered along on two legs like a cross between TV dinosaur Barney and Jar Jar Binks." TERRIFYING hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @borenbears: Goofy the dino: Re-imagined dinosaur comes off as cross between Barney and Jar Jar Binks; apne.ws/1rqvysY pic.twitter.com/hcRhp4xOss

Oct 22, 2014

Goofy the dino: Re-imagined dinosaur comes off as cross between Barney and Jar Jar Binks; apne.ws/1rqvysY pic.twitter.com/hcRhp4xOss

Oct 22, 2014

Dinosaur once thought of as fierce, with fuller skeleton bones found now seems goofy, weird: apne.ws/1rqvysY pic.twitter.com/0TZMjEcTW0

Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City. Bonhams auction house says the winning bid on Wednesday came from The Henry Ford museum.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: Vintage Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction in New York City, far exceeding expectations apne.ws/1thivQ7

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AP: Vintage Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction in New York City, far exceeding expectations apne.ws/1thivQ7

Vols OT Thomas unlikely to play against No. 4 Tide

collegefootball.ap.org — KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee coach Butch Jones does not expect offensive tackle Coleman Thomas to play Saturday against No. 4 Alabama.