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  • Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas. It may not matter much that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas apologized for initially...

  • Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis. The preparations are aimed...

  • With gay marriage comes question: I do or I don't

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure." The couple had been together more than 20 years, which Anndee Hochman figured already made...

  • Va. National Guard breaking ground on new facility

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia National Guard is breaking ground on a multi-purpose training facility at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach. Officials say the groundbreaking for the first phase of the project is scheduled for Friday at the state-owned 328-acre installation....

  • Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Government leaders gathered in a show of resolution a day after a deadly attack on Canada's Parliament, as authorities and everyday Canadians sifted through confounding shards of the gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's...

  • Malaysian man crawls for 3 days after car smash

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian man seriously injured in a car accident crawled through jungle for three days before happening upon an isolated village, authorities said Friday. The man, identified as Nicholas Andrew, showed up at the village on Wednesday, after the car he...

  • Cuomo's office tightly controls public records

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history. But journalists and advocacy groups say his office instead tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies...

  • Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero. In an interview with The...

  • NK expert says US must apologize to free detainees

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let Washington formally apologize to...

  • PGA president refers to Poulter as 'lil girl'

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains. Faldo, with six majors regarded as Britain's greatest player, was...

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