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Source: Hospital didn't ask Ebola patient about travel

cnn.com — Atlanta (CNN) -- In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if. A man at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Now, health officials are searching for those he came in contact with.
Oct 01, 2014

Dallas Ebola patient had contact with children, Texas governor says cnn.com/2014/10/01/hea…

Oct 01, 2014

Well written piece from @CNN. Source: U.S. Ebola patient didn't give travel history, hospital didn't ask cnn.com/2014/10/01/hea…

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: US Ebola patient told nurse he'd been to Africa, but info wasn't "fully communicated" to medical team, dr. says. cnn.it/1vx7GZO

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Should Americans worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis in US?

cnn.com — (CNN) -- For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't show symptoms until after four or five days of arriving in the United States from Liberia.
Oct 01, 2014

1st Ebola diagnosis in the United States: Should we worry? cnn.com/2014/10/01/hea…

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnhealth: #Ebola is here, now what? Ask questions w/ #EbolaQandA & @CNN's experts will reply w/answers cnn.it/1nKKk2Y http://t…

Oct 01, 2014

#Ebola is in the U.S. Now what? Post your questions using #EbolaQandA and our @CNN experts will reply with answers cnn.it/1nKKk2Y

Oct 01, 2014

Concerned about the 1st #Ebola diagnosis in the US? Send questions our way using #EbolaQandA cnn.it/1nKKk2Y pic.twitter.com/G96nbLJqHI

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Jurors reach verdict in loud-music murder trial

cnn.com — Jacksonville, Florida (CNN) -- The jury has reached a verdict in Michael Dunn's "loud-music" murder trial after about five hours of deliberation. Dunn was charged with murder in the 2012 death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis after shooting into an SUV full of teenagers following a squabble over the music emanating from the teens' vehicle.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @CatherineCNN: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in Florida loud-music trial cnn.it/1qWziSK by @EliottCNN and @cnnjohncouwels

Oct 01, 2014

Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in Florida loud-music trial cnn.it/1qWziSK by @EliottCNN and @cnnjohncouwels

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Michael Dunn found guilty of first-degree murder in death of Jordan Davis in Florida "loud music" retrial. cnn.it/1qWziSK

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Michael Dunn found guilty of first-degree murder in death of Jordan Davis in Florida "loud music" retrial. cnn.it/1qWziSK

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Michael Dunn found guilty of first-degree murder in death of Jordan Davis in Florida "loud music" retrial. cnn.it/1qWziSK

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- Julia Pierson, the director of the U.S. Secret Service, has resigned her post, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday. "As an interim Acting Director of the Secret Service, I am appointing Joseph Clancy, formerly Special Agent in Charge of the Presidential Protective Division of the Secret Service," Johnson said.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @FromCarl: DHS chief Jeh Johnson appoints Joseph Clancy as interim director of U.S. Secret Service. cnn.it/1BAbjyU.

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson appoints Joseph Clancy as interim director of Secret Service. cnn.it/1BAbjyU.

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson appoints Joseph Clancy as interim director of U.S. Secret Service. cnn.it/1BAbjyU.

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson appoints Joseph Clancy as interim director of U.S. Secret Service. cnn.it/1BAbjyU.

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Pelosi predicts 2016 Democratic sweep

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- About a month from the 2014 midterm elections House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was already predicting a sweep for her party in the 2016 election. Referring to Republicans, Pelosi said, "Their days are numbered. I know that in two years there will be a Democratic Congress and a Democratic President."

Rhode Island child with enterovirus 68 dies

cnn.com — (CNN) -- A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday. The child died last week. Infection by both is a "rare combination," health officials say, that can cause very severe illnesses in children and adults.

Allen: Training Syrian opposition 'could take years'

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- "It could take years" to train Syrian opposition forces to effectively take on ISIS in Syria, retired Gen. John Allen told CNN in an exclusive interview. "But, the process for getting that unfolded is occurring right now." Expectations need to be managed, Allen added.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @OS26: Gen John Allen: "we are already seeing tribes that are rising up against ISIS." us.cnn.com/2014/10/01/pol…

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Training Syrian opposition "could take years," U.S. envoy to anti-ISIS coalition says. cnn.it/ZrLdTf

Oct 01, 2014

RT @CNNPR: Allen: Training Syrian opposition 'could take years' - @EliseLabottCNN cnn.it/ZrLdTf Watch @cnnsitroom 5pE for more.

Christie's drug speech shows human side

cnn.com — Newark, New Jersey (CNN) -- It's something you don't see every day: A Republican governor speaking at an inner city church, trying to end the stigma associated with drug addiction. "We have to acknowledge the disease and treat their illness," New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told a crowd gathered here for a forum he organized.

What's new on Netflix and Amazon for October

cnn.com — October is not only the month of fall colors and Halloween, but also the chance to scare up some old streaming favorites on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and iTunes. Films include "Annie," the 1982 film version of the popular musical about an orphan.
Oct 01, 2014

The complete series of Gilmore Girls just hit Netflix. Uh oh. Also, these titles: cnn.com/2014/10/01/sho…

Oct 01, 2014

RT @CNNent: Woot! It's October and that means new streaming options from @netflix @amazon @hulu & @iTunes cnn.it/1vwNxmp http://t.c…

Oct 01, 2014

RT @CNNLADavid: New month – new streaming options! Here's what October brings to Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus and iTunes cnn.it/YMfIlC

Oct 01, 2014

New month – new streaming options! Here's what October brings to Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus and iTunes cnn.it/YMfIlC

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FIFA own-goal? Why women weren't good enough for World Cup report

edition.cnn.com — (CNN) -- Sepp Blatter once suggested women footballers should wear tighter shorts -- now his organization, FIFA, has been accused of blatant sexism in its selection of the person to lead an investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @AnnieMPeterson: CNN report that FIFA didn't wan't a woman on the bidding investigation: edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/spo…

Oct 01, 2014

CNN report that FIFA didn't wan't a woman on the bidding investigation: edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/spo…

Oct 01, 2014

So why didn't FIFA want a woman leading the investigation into Qatar and Russia? My story here. edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/spo…

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How tear gas brought Hong Kongers together

cnn.com — Hong Kong (CNN) -- When the pepper spray came out, the students only had moments to react. Kason, a wiry 23-year-old engineering student, was at the front of around 2,000 young protesters on a highway when he was hit -- but what he remembers most is the way protesters cooperated with one another.
Oct 01, 2014

Hong Kong protester: "We're trying to understand each other. In that process, we're coming to understand ourselves." cnn.it/1rGpNuE

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnni: Even as smoke from tear gas blanketed the streets, Hong Kong protesters have stuck together: cnn.it/1CG6J4F pic.twitter.com/hTmxAjHYa7

Oct 01, 2014

RT @cnni: Even as smoke from tear gas blanketed the streets, Hong Kong protesters have stuck together: cnn.it/1CG6J4F pic.twitter.com/hTmxAjHYa7

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Protests in Hong Kong

cnnworldlive.cnn.com — In Hong Kong's largest protests since it transitioned from British to Chinese control in 1997, activists have taken to the streets demanding that Beijing not be allowed to vet the candidates to become Hong Kong's chief executive. The central government, though, isn't backing down. As the protests grow, what will give?
Oct 01, 2014

RT @MadisonCNN: Crowdsourcing: I'm live blogging @CNN's #OccupyCentral protest. Pls let me know if u see things we should include. bit.ly/1vvnQnm

Oct 01, 2014

Crowdsourcing: I'm live blogging @CNN's #OccupyCentral protest. Pls let me know if u see things we should include. bit.ly/1vvnQnm

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What will Khodorkovsky do next?

cnn.com — Editor's note: Jill Dougherty is a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. She is a former CNN correspondent who spent almost a decade as the network's Moscow bureau chief and correspondent. She is writing a book about Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Brazil candidate makes last presidential push

amanpour.blogs.cnn.com — Days before a presidential election, opposition presidential candidate Marina Silva recalled her very remarkable upbringing in an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour. "I was illiterate until I was 16. I suffered five times from malaria, a few times from hepatitis, also metal poisoning. I lived in slavery. I lost my mother at fourteen."

Dog rescued after being stuck in hot tar

cnn.com — (CNN) -- A five-month-old dog that fell into hot tar spilled around a construction site in northern India was eventually saved by a four-hour rescue operation. Claire Abrams from the animal welfare group, Animal Aid Unlimited, says staff from the charity rushed to the scene in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan, after receiving a phone call from a passerby.
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