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  • Oregon governor's opponent highlights fiancee flap

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — With two weeks to go before mail-in ballots are counted, Republican gubernatorial challenger Dennis Richardson tried to turn up the heat on Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber by focusing on the consulting business of the governor's fiancee. "He thinks it's OK that his...

  • Hillary Clinton in Colorado to help Udall again

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is coming back to Colorado. The former Secretary of State was in town last week for a fundraiser for embattled Democratic Sen. Mark Udall. On Tuesday she will headline a get-out-the-vote rally for Udall, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Democratic...

  • Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week. Tourism Department official Tulasi Gautam said trekkers...

  • UK suspect extradited to US to face terror charges

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon was extradited to the U.S. on Tuesday after losing a nine-year legal battle. London's Metropolitan Police said Haroon Aswat was taken from Broadmoor psychiatric hospital west of...

  • WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    GENEVA (AP) — The hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data soon about whether two experimental vaccines are safe and could lead to larger medical trials in West Africa by January, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday. Dr Marie Paule Kieny, an assistant director...

  • Australia premier credited with 1970s reforms dies

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, whose government was credited with instituting lasting social reforms during a short tenure that ended in a bitter constitutional crisis, died Tuesday at the age of 98. Although national leader for only three...

  • Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday. Three French crew...

  • Canadian soldier dies following car attack

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec (AP) — One of two Canadian soldiers hit by a car in a city near Montreal has died and authorities are examining whether the driver's links to radical Islam had spurred the attack. Neighbors said he was a recent convert. Quebec provincial police...

  • Rwanda requires US, Spain visitor health reports

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Rwanda says that Rwanda's Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities. A Ministry of Health document says all...

  • Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insurgency spearheaded by the Islamic State group. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi...

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