Ebola nurse Nina Pham free of virus

October 24th, 2014

A Dallas nurse infected with Ebola while treating a patient is declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

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Sweden calls off search for submarine

October 24th, 2014

CORRECTS YEAR - The Swedish minesweeper HMS Kullen under way in Namdo Bay, Sweden, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 on their fifth day of searching for a suspected foreign vessel in the Stockholm archipelago. The navy has demanded a 1000-meter, (yard) no-go radius around naval vessels taking part in the current operation. (AP Photo/Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago Friday, saying the presumed intruder had probably escaped into the Baltic Sea.


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NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

October 24th, 2014

A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.

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Cheers, tributes for Canadian guard credited with killing gunman

October 23rd, 2014

By Randall Palmer and Leah Schnurr OTTAWA (Reuters) – The guard credited with killing a gunman in Canada’s parliament fought back tears as lawmakers greeted him with a prolonged standing ovation, cheers and whistles on Thursday when he resumed his duties. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and fellow lawmakers stood for a thunderous, minutes-long ovation as Kevin Vickers, the House of Commons’ Sergeant-at-Arms, led the traditional parade that opens every House session, dressed in ceremonial garb. …

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Video of Ottawa attack released

October 23rd, 2014

Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada’s parliament and was shot dead.

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GM posts higher-than-expected profit on strong North American demand

October 23rd, 2014

A man walks past a row of General Motors vehicles at a Chevrolet dealership on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, MichiganDETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co on Thursday posted a higher-than-expected profit for the third quarter on strong demand in its home North American market and in China. Net income rose to $1.38 billion, or 81 cents a share, from $698 million, or 45 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding one-time items, GM earned 97 cents a share, 2 cents above what analysts polled by Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S had expected. The quarter included $300 million in special items for flood damage sustained at the company's technical center outside Detroit and the writedown of assets in Russia. …


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Canada ‘will never be intimidated’

October 23rd, 2014

Canada’s prime minister insists his country will not be intimidated, after a gunman rampages through parliament before being shot dead.

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Attorney says Kings’ Voynov didn’t hit girlfriend

October 23rd, 2014

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014, but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple's limited ability to speak English.


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Soldier killed in Canada shootings

October 23rd, 2014

A huge security operation is under way in Canada’s capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.

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Tribe’s high court orders candidate off ballot

October 22nd, 2014

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2014, file photo, Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene speaks to supporters in Window Rock, Ariz. Deschene has lost another round in a language fluency dispute, all but ending his bid for office. The tribe's high court on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, upheld a ruling from a lower court that said Deschene is not qualified to seek the top elected post because he doesn't speak fluent Navajo. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A candidate for president of the Navajo Nation lost another round in a language fluency dispute Wednesday, all but ending his bid for office.


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