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  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 23

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. BAIL HEARING FOR ALLEGED SUPPLIER IN MLB DRUG CASE A bail hearing is set for a South Florida man described by authorities as a chemist who supplied banned substances that were provided by a...

  • Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food

    Updated: 2 min ago

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of an isolation because they have no food, the West African nation's state radio reported Thursday. Forty-three people were put in quarantine after four people...

  • Food-label measure in Colorado sparks big spending

    Updated: 16 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — A ballot measure requiring labels on some foods that have been genetically modified is attracting big spending by food companies trying to defeat it. Proposition 105 has attracted some $11 million in opposition spending. The proponents have raised less than $500,000. A...

  • Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

    Updated: 16 min ago

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing eight of them, police said. The Shiites from the minority Hazara community were targeted outside a vegetable market on the outskirts of Quetta city, operations...

  • Rwanda cancels Ebola screenings for US, Spain

    Updated: 16 min ago

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda's minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to Rwandan authorities daily. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho said on Twitter late Wednesday that...

  • House Dem campaign arm spends almost $2M daily

    Updated: 31 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats' campaign arm spent nearly $1.8 million a day on average during the first half of this month. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said it raised $8.8 million between Oct. 1 and Oct. 15. The committee began October with $34 million in the...

  • Food-label measure in Colorado sparks big spending

    Updated: 31 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — A ballot measure requiring labels on some foods that have been genetically modified is attracting big spending by food companies trying to defeat it. Proposition 105 has attracted some $11 million in opposition spending. The proponents have raised less than $500,000. A...

  • China, Iran defense officials pledge closer ties

    Updated: 32 min ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China's defense minister met Thursday with Iran's navy commander in the latest sign of warming ties between their two militaries following their first joint naval drills in the Persian Gulf last month. Chang Wanquan told visiting Iranian Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari...

  • More than $560K spent on doctor ballot measure ads

    Updated: 32 min ago

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A ballot measure that could give patients in South Dakota more choice of doctors within their health insurance networks has attracted more than $560,000 in spending on television ads to sway voters ahead of Election Day. The Center for Public Integrity released an...

  • First Lady in Colorado as Election Day approaches

    Updated: 32 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — First Lady Michelle Obama is the latest political celebrity to get involved in Colorado's heated Senate race. Obama is scheduled to headline rallies for Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in Denver and Ft Collins on Thursday. Her visit comes two days after former Secretary of...

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