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Henley's putting gets him early lead at Sea Island

Will MacKenzie reacts to a putt on the 10th green during the second round of the McGladrey Classic golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:51:05 -0400
NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room, in the Emergency Room of the hospital, during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. A doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa is being tested for the Ebola virus. The doctor had a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and was taken Thursday to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says a team of disease detectives tracking the movements of a New York City doctor diagnosed with Ebola will soon detail their findings.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:50:43 -0400
Oklahoma inmate attacks lawyer, then gets life

OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) Prosecutors say an Oklahoma inmate attacked his attorney with a razorblade moments before he was to be sentenced in the killings of two young girls and his fiancee.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:49:42 -0400
Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2012, file photo, women walk by a statue of Joseph and Emma Smith outside the church office building during the 182nd Semiannual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City. Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had an underage bride and was married to other mens wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced, a new church essay reveals. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says most of Smiths wives were between 20 and 40 years old but that one was just 14. While part of the church's early days, polygamy has been banned in the faith since 1890. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Scott Sommerdorf, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) A new church essay reveals Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had an underage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:48:10 -0400
Attack on Egypt army post kills 26

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) An assault on an army checkpoint in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday caused a large explosion and killed at least 26 troops, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of attacks by Islamic extremists following last year's overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:43:52 -0400
As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

In this Oct. 21, 2014, photo, a state historical sign marks the Confederate Soldiers Cemetery on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, Miss. The cemetery sits across a ridge from the stadium where the Ole Miss Rebels are enjoying their best football season in more than 50 years. The universitys chancellor, Dan Jones, released a diversity report in August, the latest effort to distance the states flagship academic institution from its segregationist history. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:41:00 -0400
Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military

Palestinian youths from the Jalazoun refugee camp clash with Israeli security forces on a road at the entrance of the Jewish West Bank settlement of Beit El, north of Ramallah, on October 24, 2014RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) A Palestinian hospital official says a teen was killed during clashes with the Israeli military in the West Bank.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:40:11 -0400
New York City to check daily with people returning from West Africa

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's health department will actively monitor anyone who arrives in the city from one of the three West African countries affected by Ebola, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference on Friday. He said health officials would make daily checks on those people, typically by telephone, for 21 days after their return to make sure they are not displaying Ebola symptoms, in keeping with new protocols by the U.S. Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention. (Reporting by Frank McGurty; Editing by James Dalgleish)

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:38:20 -0400
Clinton rallies Democrats to defeat Gov. Walker

MILWAUKEE (AP) Former President Bill Clinton is telling Democrats in Milwaukee that choosing the next governor of Wisconsin "should not be a hard choice."

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:36:54 -0400
Ex-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) A former commander in the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced to 27 years in prison for holding three American citizens hostage for 5 years after their single-engine plane crash-landed in the Colombian jungle.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:36:35 -0400
Senate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten

WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Democrats' campaign operation on Friday said it borrowed $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising, as officials see their majority increasingly in peril and Republicans gaining momentum.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:33:52 -0400
Cavs, Bulls the expected frontrunners in East

Graphic looks at NBA Eastern and Western Conference power rankings and team analysis; salary cap and impact players in new places; 6c x 17 inches; 295.2 mm x 431 mm;LeBron James is again surrounded by an All-Star caliber guard, a big man who can score and 3-point sharpshooters.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:33:17 -0400
Doctor with Ebola in New York stable; nurse is virus-free

An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York CityBy Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Authorities retraced the steps of an American doctor with Ebola, who was listed Friday in stable condition at a New York hospital's isolation unit, while seeking to reassure a jittery public that the threat from the virus was limited. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, who was infected after working with Ebola patients in West Africa, on Thursday became the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city. Spencer was awake and talking to family and friends on a cellphone, Dr. ...

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:29:38 -0400
US officials: Israel defense chief denied meetings

WASHINGTON (AP) Still miffed over negative comments that Israel's defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama administration this week refused his requests to meet several top national security aides, U.S. officials said Friday.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:29:19 -0400
Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) runs past Texas Rangers catcher Tomas Telis after hitting a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game in Kansas City, Mo. The All-Star catcher for the Royals wore Victoria's Secret perfume late in the 2013 season, got four hits in a game, and has been spraying himself ever since. The sweet smell of success makes scents for him. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:28:51 -0400
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