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  • Foley doesn't show for latest Connecticut debate

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The discussion of the issues in the latest Connecticut gubernatorial debate was overshadowed by the elephant who was not in the room — Republican candidate Tom Foley. Foley didn't participate in Thursday's forum, which was sponsored by WVIT-TV, something the...

  • Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — He seemed lost, "did not fit in," had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless shelter and had talked about wanting to go to Libya — or Syria — but became agitated when he couldn't...

  • Prisoner in Afghanistan to be tried in US

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in Virginia, U.S. officials said Thursday. The move would mark the first time a military detainee from Afghanistan was brought to the U.S. for trial, and it...

  • US, Canada monitor barge adrift off Arctic Slope

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. and Canadian authorities are monitoring a barge carrying nearly 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel that's drifting in the Beaufort Sea. The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday the 134-foot barge broke free from its tow in Canadian waters during a severe storm earlier...

  • Clinton renews ties in state she lost in 2008

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Minnesota voters Thursday to "just look at the facts" about recent economic and social progress as they decide the re-election fates of Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken and turn back scare tactics and negative television ads....

  • Spokesman: No pressure on insurer to lower rates

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A spokesman says Gov. Mark Dayton's administration didn't pressure an insurer to lower its planned rates on the state health exchange in order to tout lower rates overall. The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1wr7RFi) reported Thursday that the Commerce Department...

  • Brown opens up spending in campaign's final month

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After months of stockpiling his campaign cash, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun spending big to boost the prospects of the water bond and rainy day fund measures on the November ballot, according to campaign finance reports filed Thursday. He spent $13.5 million in...

  • News Guide: So much cash, FEC struggles to keep up

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Political parties and their campaign committees faced a Thursday deadline — their last before Election Day — to disclose how much cash each raised last month and how much they had on hand for the final push toward Nov. 4. At stake: control of the Senate, the size of...

  • Ebola: How it spreads

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Some facts about how Ebola spreads: WHEN IS EBOLA CONTAGIOUS? Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like body aches and abdominal pain, and then vomiting and diarrhea. HOW DOES EBOLA SPREAD? Through close contact with a...

  • Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his team. The message was as simple as Hudson's approach on the mound: "World Series, baby!" After 16...

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