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Fiancée of New York Ebola Patient to Return to Their Apartment

online.wsj.com — New York City health officials were preparing Saturday to release the fiancée of a recently diagnosed Ebola patient to her Manhattan apartment where she will remain under quarantine, people familiar with the matter said. Morgan Dixon, 30 years old, was in close contact with Dr. Craig Spencer since he returned to his New York City home on Oct.
Oct 25, 2014

Should healthcare workers treating Ebola patients in NYC be quarantined? Cuomo says no. "It's night and day." m.wsj.com/articles/fianc…

Oct 25, 2014

Nurse quarantined in NJ explains ordeal, criticizes authorities. Her story bit.ly/1w4Vi4J and ours on.wsj.com/1xoAN12

Oct 25, 2014

CTRL + F: "sense of security" CTRL + F: "government is being protective" CTRL + F: "re-election campaign stop" on.wsj.com/1wxlJOm

Oct 25, 2014

RT @WSJ: Fiancée of New York #Ebola patient will return to her apartment, where she will remain under quarantine. on.wsj.com/1smzb3q #EbolainNYC

Oct 25, 2014

RT @WSJ: Fiancée of New York #Ebola patient will return to her apartment, where she will remain under quarantine. on.wsj.com/1smzb3q #EbolainNYC

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Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead at 71

blogs.wsj.com — Jack Bruce, bassist for classic rock band Cream, had died his website confirmed today. He was 71. According to the BBC, he died of liver disease in Suffolk, England surrounded by his family. Bruce was born in Bishopbriggs, Scotland on May 14, 1943 and began playing jazz in his teens.

The Football Genius of F. Scott Fitzgerald

online.wsj.com — You don't need to know about the literary backdrop of Princeton University football to take an interest in Saturday's game against Harvard. For two years running this storied rivalry has produced thrillers that came down to the final seconds-last year in triple overtime. At stake once again is the Ivy League title.
Oct 25, 2014

@_CsH: F. Scott Fitzgerald the college football fanatic: on.wsj.com/1vZiaCB” cool story

Oct 25, 2014

RT @mikemillerwsj: Was F.Scott Fitzgerald responsible for the innovation that changed modern football? on.wsj.com/1vZiaCB pic.twitter.com/zyFMdFLxF5

Oct 25, 2014

It appears that F Scott Fitzgerald may have invented the two-platoon football system. m.wsj.com/articles/the-f…

Oct 25, 2014

F. Scott Fitzgerald wasn’t just a football fanatic -- he helped inspire a key innovation on the field on.wsj.com/1vZiaCB via @WSJ

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Quarantined Nurse in New Jersey Doesn’t Have Ebola, Preliminary Test Shows

online.wsj.com — A Doctors Without Borders nurse put under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey has preliminarily tested negative for Ebola, officials said Saturday morning. The 30-year-old nurse-who people familiar with the matter said had worked with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone-flew Friday from Brussels to Newark Liberty International Airport, where she was detained under stepped-up protocols ordered by New Jersey Gov.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @WSJ: A Doctors Without Borders nurse in New Jersey has tested negative for Ebola. She will be under 21-day quarantine. on.wsj.com/1wrF6cP

Oct 25, 2014

RT @WSJ: A Doctors Without Borders nurse in New Jersey has tested negative for Ebola. She will be under 21-day quarantine. on.wsj.com/1wrF6cP

Oct 25, 2014

RT @michaelkamon: Doctors Without Borders nurse quarantined in N.J. preliminarily tests negative for Ebola, @heatherhaddon reports. online.wsj.com/articles/quara…?

Oct 25, 2014

Doctors Without Borders nurse quarantined in N.J. preliminarily tests negative for Ebola, @heatherhaddon reports. online.wsj.com/articles/quara…?

China’s Submarine Fleet Adds Nuclear-Strike Capability, Altering Strategic Balance Undersea

online.wsj.com — One Sunday morning last December, China's defense ministry summoned military attachés from several embassies to its monolithic Beijing headquarters. To the foreigners' surprise, the Chinese said that one of their nuclear-powered submarines would soon pass through the Strait of Malacca, a passage between Malaysia and Indonesia that carries much of world trade, say people briefed on the meeting.
Oct 25, 2014

China's submarines: "This is a trump card that makes our motherland proud and our adversaries terrified." on.wsj.com/1wukway

Oct 25, 2014

RT @TokyoWoods: An awesome multi-story, multimedia package on China's growing submarine fleet. @JNBPage on.wsj.com/10saNI9 pic.twitter.com/bkLss6AeOL

Oct 25, 2014

RT @JNBPage: Cold War echoes undersea as China's nuclear submarines enter new waters. Stories, pics & video on.wsj.com/ZQqx6M http://t…

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Oregon Initiative Seeks Lower Pot Taxes Than Cities Want

online.wsj.com — As voters in this state prepare to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, a dispute over taxing the drug is demonstrating the complexity of transforming a black market into a legal one.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @Reddy: Effective tax rates on recreational marijuana: Wash. state 44% Colorado 30% Proposed: Alaska 21% Oregon 15% on.wsj.com/1z8t7Ez

Oct 25, 2014

Effective tax rates on recreational marijuana: Wash. state 44% Colorado 30% Proposed: Alaska 21% Oregon 15% on.wsj.com/1z8t7Ez

Was Colorado Teen Joining ISIS? Tweets Complicate Picture

wsj.com — U.S. officials say three teenage girls from Colorado may have been trying to get to Syria to link up with Islamic State extremists. WSJ takes an exclusive look at some of the tweets posted to one of the girl's accounts over the past few months.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @markscheffler: Was Colorado teen trying to join ISIS? WSJ's exclusive look at her now-deleted Twitter acct on.wsj.com/12zRNYZ pic.twitter.com/5r5Qxphru3

Oct 25, 2014

Was Colorado teen trying to join ISIS? WSJ's exclusive look at her now-deleted Twitter acct on.wsj.com/12zRNYZ pic.twitter.com/5r5Qxphru3

Deutsche Bank Lawyer Found Dead in New York in Suicide

online.wsj.com — A senior Deutsche Bank AG regulatory lawyer, Calogero Gambino, has died of a suicide in New York, according to New York City officials and others familiar with the circumstances of his death. Mr. Gambino, 41 years old, was an associate general counsel, a managing director and an 11-year veteran of the German bank.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @jennystrasburg: Another senior Deutsche suicide: Lawyer found dead in NY. Exclusive. w/ @DavidEnrich @Pervaizistan on.wsj.com/1tkJ7kv via @WSJ

Oct 24, 2014

RT @AnujG1: Senior Deutsche Bank lawyer found dead in New York in suicide on.wsj.com/1tkJ7kv via @WSJ

Oct 24, 2014

Senior Deutsche Bank lawyer found dead in New York in suicide on.wsj.com/1tkJ7kv via @WSJ

Oct 24, 2014

RT @jennystrasburg: Another senior Deutsche suicide: Lawyer found dead in NY. Exclusive. w/ @DavidEnrich @Pervaizistan on.wsj.com/1tkJ7kv via @WSJ

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New York Officials Urge Calm Amid Ebola Diagnosis

online.wsj.com — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo planned to ride the New York City subway on Friday to demonstrate its safety, after health officials disclosed that a doctor had taken the subway before becoming ill with Ebola.
Oct 24, 2014

Officials urge calm in wake of Ebola diagnosis, as NYers express anxiety, nonchalance on.wsj.com/1tjvCl5 via @WSJ

Oct 24, 2014

“I felt better when Ebola was... still in New Jersey or Texas or wherever, I felt better.” on.wsj.com/1tjvCl5 Poor NJ.

Oct 24, 2014

At least we know Dr. Craig Spencer has good taste, visited Blue Bottle Coffee and the Meatball Shop this week: online.wsj.com/articles/new-y…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @WSJ: Craig Spencer, New York's first confirmed Ebola case, in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital, officials say. on.wsj.com/1DIN4kY

Oct 24, 2014

Health officials are retracing the movements of New York’s first confirmed Ebola case. Our story: on.wsj.com/1z4UpLS

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Inside the Doors of the NCAA

online.wsj.com — Indianapolis Here in Indiana's capital, where the NCAA's headquarters are nestled in a sleepy state park between the city's military park and a zoo, there is no indication that this 100-year-old institution has been through the most tumultuous year of its existence, or that it might be fighting for its life.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @bzcohen: NCAA president to @sharonterlep: "Some days you come into the office and want to shoot yourself." on.wsj.com/1wvbsCx

Oct 25, 2014

RT @bzcohen: NCAA president to @sharonterlep: "Some days you come into the office and want to shoot yourself." on.wsj.com/1wvbsCx

Oct 25, 2014

RT @bzcohen: NCAA president to @sharonterlep: "Some days you come into the office and want to shoot yourself." on.wsj.com/1wvbsCx

Oct 25, 2014

RT @bzcohen: NCAA president to @sharonterlep: "Some days you come into the office and want to shoot yourself." on.wsj.com/1wvbsCx

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Ebola Cases Top 10,000 in Current Outbreak, WHO Says

online.wsj.com — ZURICH-The number of Ebola cases reported in the current outbreak topped 10,000, the World Health Organization said Saturday, as it added a new nation to the list of countries affected by the disease. In an update, the United Nations health agency said 4,922 people had died of confirmed, suspected or probable cases of Ebola.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @WSJ: The number of Ebola cases reported in the current outbreak topped 10,000, the WHO said. on.wsj.com/1yyilEh pic.twitter.com/aTYrazdm0Y

Oct 25, 2014

Latest WHO Ebola figures: Cases top 10k, Nearly 5k dead, 8 countries affected. on.wsj.com/10sxtrM

Talking to Your Phone, Dining Out and Slower Runs (Statshot)

blogs.wsj.com — American teens don't use smartphone voice-recognition technology much more than adults do overall, but they use it in different ways. Homemade meals make up almost 20% less of our calorie intake than they did 35 years ago. The jump in marathon participation has brought with it a sharp increase in average finishing time.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @WSJ: Homemade meals make up almost 20% less of our calorie intake than they did 35 years ago. on.wsj.com/1sYFjCK pic.twitter.com/dgRa7ctnOS

Jack Bruce on His Music: “If I don’t play, I become a beast.”

blogs.wsj.com — Jack Bruce is best known for his work as singer, songwriter and bassist with the '60s power trio Cream, which featured Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker. Today, Bruce, who's now 66 years old and who underwent a liver transplant in 2003, is involved in other projects. He tells Speakeasy about them.

Liberals Seek Alternative to Hillary Clinton

online.wsj.com — KEENE, N.H.-Searching for an alternative to Hillary Clinton for 2016, some Democratic donors are meeting with potential challengers. Liberal activists are trying to coax Sen. Elizabeth Warren into running. Politicians not named Hillary Clinton are testing their appeal in New Hampshire and Iowa. As formidable as Mrs.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @PeterNicholas3: Sen Bernie Sanders on Hillary's Wall Street ties: "That's an issue Hillary Clinton is going to have to deal with." on.wsj.com/1wvlOCa

Oct 25, 2014

RT @PeterNicholas3: Sen Bernie Sanders on Hillary's Wall Street ties: "That's an issue Hillary Clinton is going to have to deal with." on.wsj.com/1wvlOCa

Oct 25, 2014

Ben & Jerry's founder and other libs looking for anti-Hillary flavor. Get it? @peternicholas3 reports on.wsj.com/1wvlOCa via @WSJ

Oct 25, 2014

Guy Saper­stein, De­mo­c­ra­tic donor and part-owner of the Oak­land A’s, won't give money to Clinton ever. online.wsj.com/articles/liber…

Oct 24, 2014

Guy Saperstein, spokesman in chief for the not-Hillary search on.wsj.com/1wvlOCa

GroupM and Unilever Push Publishers for More Proof Ads are Being Seen

mobile.blogs.wsj.com — Over the past year, the online ad industry has begun to embrace new measurement standards designed to ensure that when advertisers purchase ads, they can actually be seen by consumers GroupM and Unilever say the early standards being embraced by the online industry don't go far enough, especially when it comes to online video.

Googler Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Baumgartner’s Record

blogs.wsj.com — Google executive Alan Eustace jumped from a helium balloon and fell to earth from over 135,000 feet on Friday, a record. Eustace ascended to that height attached to the balloon. He then cut himself loose with a small explosive device and fell to earth beneath an orange-and-white parachute.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @georgia_wells: A Googler jumped 135k feet today. "I knew I had high performing people... But breaking the sound barrier?" Page says on.wsj.com/ZMMVxE

Oct 24, 2014

Googler Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Baumgartner’s Record fb.me/6Nh5gMKHB

Oct 24, 2014

Googler Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Baumgartner’s Record murph.me/1sjg2zl @wsj

Oct 24, 2014

RT @WSJD: A Googler jumped from 135,000 high this morning. Watch his fall: on.wsj.com/ZMMVxE by @georgia_wells

Oct 24, 2014

RT @georgia_wells: A Googler jumped 135k feet today. "I knew I had high performing people... But breaking the sound barrier?" Page says on.wsj.com/ZMMVxE

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