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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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Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

bigstory.ap.org — ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space. Eustace's supersonic jump was part of a project by Paragon Space Development Corp.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @AP: Google executive breaks sound barrier - and skydiving records - in stratospheric leap using special suit: apne.ws/1wqQTI5

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Google executive breaks sound barrier - and skydiving records - in stratospheric leap using special suit: apne.ws/1wqQTI5

Oct 24, 2014

AP: Google exec sets records with leap from near-space. So awesome. apne.ws/1tlyqht

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Google executive breaks sound barrier - and skydiving records - in stratospheric leap using special suit: apne.ws/1wqQTI5

Oct 24, 2014

RT @khightower: Because it's Friday. RT @AP_Sports: Google executive sets skydiving records with leap from near-space: apne.ws/1oDNO7W

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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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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

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: Royals! Kansas City beats San Francisco 3-2 to take a 2-1 World Series lead apne.ws/1DKeuXD pic.twitter.com/orO3X4RYD7

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

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

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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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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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

bigstory.ap.org — BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945. He parachuted out and spent six months in a Japanese prison camp.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: WWII airmen take to the sky again in restored B-29 bomber named Fifi, reliving missions and memories: apne.ws/1sZRD5O

Oct 24, 2014

@AP: WWII airmen take to the sky again in restored B-29 bomber named Fifi, reliving missions and memories: apne.ws/1sZRD5O”So proud!

Oct 24, 2014

@starrhillgirl Fifi! @AP: WWII airmen take to the sky again in restored B-29 bomber named Fifi, reliving memories: apne.ws/1sZRD5O

Oct 24, 2014

Love it: @AP: WWII airmen take to the sky again in restored B-29 "Fifi," reliving missions and memories: apne.ws/1sZRD5O

3 California sheriffs' deputies shot, 1 dies

bigstory.ap.org — SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of shootings that spanned more than 30 miles through two California counties.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Second Calif. sheriff's deputy dies after being shot by man with assault rifle, authorities say: apne.ws/12tD0z8

Oct 24, 2014

Second California sheriff's deputy dies after being shot by man with assault rifle, authorities say: apne.ws/12tD0z8 vía @AP

Oct 24, 2014

Ugh...RT @AP: MORE: Second Calif. sheriff's deputy dies after being shot by man with assault rifle, authorities say: apne.ws/12tD0z8

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Authorities searching for man suspected of fatally shooting Sacramento County deputy, wounding 3 others: apne.ws/1w0UUnO

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Authorities searching for man suspected of fatally shooting Sacramento County deputy, wounding 3 others: apne.ws/1w0UUnO

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Jury says castrated sex offender should be freed

bigstory.ap.org — SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California jury on Friday found that a castrated sex offender who preyed on young girls should no longer be considered a sexually violent predator and is eligible for release. Jurors in Orange County determined that Kevin Reilly, 53, does not need to remain locked up at a state mental hospital.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Calif. jury says sex offender who underwent surgical castration should be released from state mental hospital: apne.ws/1D98e9E

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Calif. jury says sex offender who underwent surgical castration should be released from state mental hospital: apne.ws/1D98e9E

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Calif. jury says sex offender who underwent surgical castration should be released from state mental hospital: apne.ws/1D98e9E

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Calif. jury says sex offender who underwent surgical castration should be released from state mental hospital: apne.ws/1D98e9E

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

bigstory.ap.org — VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, Muslim leaders said Friday.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Gunman in Ottawa attack had complained that a mosque he attended in Vancouver was too liberal and inclusive: apne.ws/1wqEgwO

Oct 24, 2014

@AP: Gunman in Ottawa attack had complained that a mosque he attended in Vancouver was too liberal and inclusive: apne.ws/1wqEgwO

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Gunman in Ottawa attack had complained that a mosque he attended in Vancouver was too liberal and inclusive: apne.ws/1wqEgwO

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Gunman in Ottawa attack had complained that a mosque he attended in Vancouver was too liberal and inclusive: apne.ws/1wqEgwO

NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - The governors of New Jersey and New York say they're issuing a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov.
Oct 24, 2014

#NY, #NJ issue quarantine for all travelers who had contact with #Ebola-infected people in W. Africa, @AP rpts: apne.ws/1DJgNKH

Oct 24, 2014

Don't go to Africa & help fight Ebola: Not only will u risk yr life, u will be quarantined when u return. bigstory.ap.org/article/61784b…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: NY, New Jersey issue quarantine for travelers who had contact with Ebola-infected people in W. Africa: apne.ws/1DJgNKH

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: NY, New Jersey issue quarantine for travelers who had contact with Ebola-infected people in W. Africa: apne.ws/1DJgNKH

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: NY, New Jersey issue quarantine for travelers who had contact with Ebola-infected people in W. Africa: apne.ws/1DJgNKH

Former Obama lawyer nixes attorney general offer

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general, after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday.
Oct 24, 2014

Ex-WH Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has removed herself from running for AG, sources tell @AP's @nedrapickler bigstory.ap.org/article/f5374f…

Oct 24, 2014

Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler tells Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general bit.ly/12rNv60

Oct 24, 2014

RT @nedrapickler: WH aides say Obama hasn't decided AG pick or whether to nominate in lame duck or new year bit.ly/12rNv60

Oct 24, 2014

RT @nedrapickler: WH aides say Obama hasn't decided AG pick or whether to nominate in lame duck or new year bit.ly/12rNv60

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Cuomo's office tightly controls public records

bigstory.ap.org — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @TomPreciousALB: AP: Cuomo has shifted FOIL transparency away from agency control to 2nd Floor oversight bigstory.ap.org/article/f2bfd3…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @TomPreciousALB: AP: Cuomo has shifted FOIL transparency away from agency control to 2nd Floor oversight bigstory.ap.org/article/f2bfd3…

Oct 24, 2014

AP: Cuomo has shifted FOIL transparency away from agency control to 2nd Floor oversight bigstory.ap.org/article/f2bfd3…

Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision

bigstory.ap.org — FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.
Oct 24, 2014

#MO police prepare for potential riot ahead of grand jury decision in #MichaelBrown shooting, @AP rpts: apne.ws/1tpPGku

Oct 24, 2014

RT @SuzetteLaboy: Missouri police brush up on constitutional rights, get riot gear ahead of grand jury decision #MichaelBrown shooting apne.ws/1tpPGku

Oct 24, 2014

Missouri police brush up on constitutional rights, get riot gear ahead of grand jury decision #MichaelBrown shooting apne.ws/1tpPGku

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP: Missouri police prepare for potential riot ahead of grand jury decision in Michael Brown shooting: apne.ws/1tpPGku

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FCC: Phone companies posted private info online

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Two phone companies - TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. - unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said on Friday they plan to fine the firms. As consumer data breaches go, the case - and its $10 million fine - is relatively small.
Oct 24, 2014

#BREAKING: 2 #mobile phone providers to the needy posted 300K+ customers' SSNs, other data online: apne.ws/1wqvHlu #Privacy via @ap

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: FCC: Companies that provided subsidized phone service to poor leaked private data to Internet, @AnneKFlaherty writes. apne.ws/1wqvHlu

Oct 24, 2014

FCC: Companies that provided subsidized phone service to poor leaked private data to Internet. apne.ws/1wqvHlu

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: FCC: Companies that provided subsidized phone service to poor leaked private data to Internet, @AnneKFlaherty writes. apne.ws/1wqvHlu

College player with brain tumor ready to play

By Joe Kay
bigstory.ap.org — CINCINNATI (AP) - A clock above the court reminds everyone that it's only 5:58 a.m. Fifteen slow-moving women's basketball players at Division III Mount St. Joseph form a circle near one of the baskets and stretch quietly. Coach Dan Benjamin walks briskly around the court, sipping a Mountain Dew for a little caffeine.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: College player fights brain tumor for chance to play in basketball team's season opener apne.ws/1DJjtYP (@apjoekay)

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: College player fights brain tumor for chance to play in basketball team's season opener apne.ws/1DJjtYP (@apjoekay)

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: College player fights brain tumor for chance to play in basketball team's season opener apne.ws/1DJjtYP (@apjoekay)

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: College player fights brain tumor for chance to play in basketball team's season opener apne.ws/1DJjtYP (@apjoekay)

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: College player fights brain tumor for chance to play in basketball team's season opener apne.ws/1DJjtYP (@apjoekay)

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US officials: Israel defense chief denied meetings

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Still miffed over negative comments that Israel's defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama administration this week refused his requests to meet several top national security aides, U.S. officials said Friday.

New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - A law enforcement official and a New York City official say a doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus. It's the first confirmed case in the city.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @JonLemire: Updated @AP story on the first case of Ebola in the nation's largest, most densely populated city (with @ctlong1) bigstory.ap.org/article/799432…

Oct 23, 2014

Updated @AP story on the first case of Ebola in the nation's largest, most densely populated city (with @ctlong1) bigstory.ap.org/article/799432…

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