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Judge rejects strict limits on U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patients
By Joel Page FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - Declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational," a judge rejected Maine's bid for a quarantine on a nurse who treated victims of the disease in West Africa but tested negative for it, and instead imposed limited restrictions. Nurse Kaci Hickox's challenge of Maine's 21-day quarantine became a key battleground for the dispute between officials in some U.S. states who have imposed strict quarantines on health workers returning from three Ebola-ravaged West African countries and the federal government, which opposes such measures. ... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:27:33 -0400
Federal charges appear unlikely in Ferguson police shooting: Washington Post
Woman walks by a memorial set up for Michael Brown in FergusonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department officials probably will not bring civil rights charges against a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager set off rioting in August, the Washington Post reported on Friday. The newspaper, citing law enforcement officials, said investigators had all but concluded there was not a sufficiently strong case to prove officer Darren Wilson violated the rights of 18-year-old Michael Brown when he killed him in the St. Louis suburb on Aug. 9. ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:24:27 -0400
Suspect in Pennsylvania police ambush denied bail
By Joe McDonald MILFORD Pa. (Reuters) - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and wearing the handcuffs of the Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of killing, was held without bail on Friday after his first court appearance on first-degree murder and other charges. The 31-year-old survivalist, who prosecutors say will face the death penalty if convicted, was caught on Thursday after a methodical seven-week search using a grid system and hundreds of law enforcement officers. A detachment of U.S. ... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:10:30 -0400
Orange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' parade
News ImageSAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as tens of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the city's World Series champions.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:38:33 -0400
UN resolution urges Myanmar to drop identity plan
UNITED NATIONS (AP) A new U.N. draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar's aggressive campaign to have its Rohingya Muslims identify as a term they reject, urging "access to full citizenship on an equal basis." Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:32:19 -0400
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