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Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail

theglobeandmail.com — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.

Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail

news.yahoo.com — By Steve Holland CAPE ELIZABETH Maine (Reuters) - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.

'Wistful' Obama launches last-gasp campaigning for elections

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing U.S. President Barack Obama waves at a campaign event for the U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, (R) who is running for Governor of Maine, while at the Portland Expo in Maine, October 30, 2014. Obama seized on government figures that said the U.S.

Bike-riding nurse defies Ebola quarantine, on collision course with governor

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Ashley L. Conti/Bdn 1 of 6. Kaci Hickox (L) and boyfriend Ted Wilbur go for a bike ride in Fort Kent, Maine October 30, 2014. Attorneys for Kaci Hickox, 33, said they had not yet been served with a court order to enforce the 21-day quarantine - matching the virus's maximum incubation period - but remained prepared to fight such an order if necessary.

Suspicious cyber activity at White House detected, addressed

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Gary Hershorn The White House is seen with the Washington Monument (L) behind it and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington, May 1, 2011. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, would not say who might have been responsible for the activity on what was described as an unclassified computer network used by employees of the Executive Office of the President.

Suspicious cyber activity at White House detected, addressed

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Gary Hershorn The White House is seen with the Washington Monument (L) behind it and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington, May 1, 2011. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, would not say who might have been responsible for the activity on what was described as an unclassified computer network used by employees of the Executive Office of the President.

White House Down--Computers, That Is

thefiscaltimes.com — The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, would not say who might have been responsible for the activity on what was described as an unclassified computer network used by employees of the Executive Office of the President. The Washington Post cited sources as saying hackers believed to be working for the Russian government breached the unclassified computer network in recent weeks.

Obama sees different Ebola rules for U.S. military than for civilians

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the U.S. response to Ebola from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington October 28, 2014. Obama said that American military personnel were in a "different situation" compared with healthcare workers.

Obama Appears at Mostly Small, Quiet Fundraisers

thefiscaltimes.com — President Barack Obama is fighting his last campaign mostly at staid Democratic fund-raising events in hotel ballrooms and the private homes of donors, a far cry from the huge crowds who turned out in droves during his White House runs and helped elect him twice.

Obama Is Spending His Last Campaign In Living Rooms And Hotel Ballrooms

businessinsider.com — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is fighting his last campaign mostly at staid Democratic fund-raising events in hotel ballrooms and the private homes of donors, a far cry from the huge crowds who turned out in droves during his White House runs and helped elect him twice.
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Oct 31, 2014

WH pool report by @ColleenMNelson notes that Obama "posed with some customers dressed as the Flintstones." Cc @markknoller

Oct 31, 2014

At George's restaurant in Providence, Obama orders the devilish chocolate layer cake: "This is the kind of sin we want to commit."

Oct 31, 2014

On Halloween in Rhode Island, Pres Obama says "The good thing about being president is you never run out of Presidential M&Ms."

Oct 30, 2014

Pres Obama currently attending a DNC funder in Portland ME, rally here for gov candidate Michaud later.

Oct 29, 2014

After disavowing chicken...comment, WH's Earnest criticizes Israeli settlement policy.

Oct 29, 2014

Earnest says Speaker Boehner's criticism is pretty rich coming from someone "who has a penchant for some pretty salty language."

Oct 29, 2014

WH's Earnest says the reported chicken--- comment does not reflect US view toward Israel and is counterproductive.

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