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  • Panama suspends Supreme Court judge for corruption

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    PANAMA CITY (AP) — A Supreme Court justice linked to former President Ricardo Martinelli was suspended on Monday over corruption charges in a landmark corruption case that has mesmerized much of Panama. Alejandro Moncada has for weeks been battling accusations he profited from his...

  • Former Australia Prime Minister Gough Whitlam dies

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former Australian Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam, who was dismissed from office in a constitutional crisis in 1975, died Tuesday, family members said. He was 98 years old. Known as Gough Whitlam, he led his reformist center-left Labor Party into power...

  • Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment told state pot regulators they...

  • Police probe New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Local police in New Hampshire are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage, dozens of arrests and many injuries over the weekend. The parties around Keene State College coincided...

  • Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005. The indictment against Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was handed up by a Circuit Court grand jury in Fairfax...

  • AP PHOTOS: Washington hatchery gives away salmon

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — People lined up with coolers Monday to wait for free fish as coho and chum salmon returned to spawn at a hatchery on Washington's Kitsap Peninsula. Workers at Grovers Creek Hatchery, northwest of Seattle, netted several dozen fish from the pond and harvested eggs...

  • Hawaii rides out storm, but remote islands at risk

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — Sunny skies returned to the Aloha State, the day after a hurricane left Hawaii without inflicting much harm beyond heavy rain. Hurricane Ana was downgraded to a tropical storm late Sunday afternoon as it moved west of the chain. While the main Hawaiian islands rode...

  • CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials released new guidelines Monday for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the long-anticipated updates Monday evening. Health workers have been pushing for new standards since...

  • Terror suspect wants details of case against him

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — A terror suspect challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program wants prosecutors to reveal how they built their case against him. In motions filed Monday in federal court in Denver, attorneys for Jamshid Muhtorov say...

  • NY pol: Bar planes if anyone came from West Africa

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Republican candidate for governor said Monday that entire planeloads of passengers should be turned away at Kennedy Airport if anyone aboard is coming from the African nations plagued with Ebola. Rob Astorino said during a telephone news conference...

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