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  • Garcia apologizes for not citing speech's passages

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican House candidate Marilinda Garcia has acknowledged she should have attributed parts of a speech she made on same-sex marriage. The statement came after the liberal advocacy group Granite State Progress pointed out several passages in the 2012 speech...

  • Crist argument for election: He's not Rick Scott

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Crist walked into a Jacksonville senior center to encourage folks to vote early when 79-year-old Helen Dowdy walked up to him with a big smile. "I want a picture with you!" she said, clearly enamored with the former Republican governor who is now...

  • Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pesky. Illegal. Effective? Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It's the sign of the season. And despite legal restrictions, the markers can sprout invasively. Campaigns hope...

  • Green Party governor candidate wants prison reform

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Anita Rios says running as a third-party candidate for governor comes with a freedom not available to her mainstream rivals. The 60-year-old Green Party candidate from Toledo is using that freedom to do some unconventional things, such as standing up for Siddique...

  • Rwandan government angry at BBC over documentary

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Rwandan government, members of parliament and genocide survivors have expressed their anger at the BBC over a recent documentary that suggested the country's president may have had a hand shooting down of his predecessor's plane. The hour-long documentary —...

  • Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    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...

  • WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March. Still, the agency warned it's not clear whether any of these will work against the...

  • Vienna honors deserters from Hitler's army

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    VIENNA (AP) — Austria's president has apologized for his country's treatment of soldiers who deserted Hitler's army during World War II as traitors. President Heinz Fischer said that labeling the Austrian deserters that way for decades after the conflict is "something for which one...

  • Attack on Egypt army post kills 17

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 17 people, according to security and medical officials, making it one one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since violence spiked...

  • Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Turkey's president said Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Kobani in order to help Kurdish fighters there fend off an Islamic State onslaught. But Syrian opposition activists denied there were any...

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