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  • Korda, Pace share lead in Blue Bay LPGA

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA. Korda made seven birdies in a 14-hole stretch — the last three on Nos. 14-16 — and shot a 5-under 67 to match South Africa's...

  • BC-GLF--LPGA Tour,2nd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA. Korda made seven birdies in a 14-hole stretch — the last three on Nos. 14-16 — and shot a 5-under 67 to match South Africa's...

  • 3-way race creates fireworks in northern Maine

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    CARIBOU, Maine (AP) — The Maine governor's race isn't the only three-way contest with candidates running neck-and-neck and an independent who could tilt the vote. Voters in Maine's sprawling 2nd Congressional District will decide a hard-fought race between Democrat Emily Cain and...

  • Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants. In thundering remarks delivered before cameras...

  • Botswana ruling party shows early lead in election

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana's independent electoral commission says preliminary results show the ruling party has an early lead in the national election. Results for local council constituencies released on Saturday show the Botswana Democratic Party, led by President Ian Khama,...

  • Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago. He was also facing problems, writing of some unspecified troubles on his Twitter feed: "It breaks me... It actually does...." The...

  • Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who...

  • Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he was proud to give Texas nurse Nina Pham a hug in the Oval Office after she was cured of Ebola. He says the...

  • Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation. The New Jersey Department of Health says the woman remains in isolation at University Hospital...

  • Navy's newest sub to join fleet at Groton ceremony

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Navy's newest submarine is joining the fleet at a commissioning ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London. USS North Dakota is a $2.6 billion attack submarine is capable of launching Tomahawk cruise missiles, delivering special forces and carrying out...

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