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Maryland man charged after jumping White House fence, dogs cleared for duty

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man arrested after jumping the White House fence on Wednesday night has been charged with three felony counts and four misdemeanors, the U.S. Secret Service said on Thursday. Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, was unarmed when he was arrested on the White House grounds and facing Secret Service dogs that stopped and attacked him, the Secret Service said. ...

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:12:08 -0400
U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors

Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipmentBy Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials unveiled new measures on Wednesday to carry out Ebola monitoring on anyone entering the country from the three nations at the center of a West African epidemic, increasing precautions to stop the spread of the virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that beginning Monday, travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be directed to check in with health officials every day and report their temperatures and any Ebola symptoms for 21 days, the period of incubation for the virus. ...

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:21:50 -0400
Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot

Baruti of the Universal African Peoples Organization, Shahid of the Tauheed Youth Group, and Missouri State Senator Nasheed speak with the media outside the St. Louis County Justice Center in ClaytonBy Carey Gillam (Reuters) - The official autopsy on an unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer in August set off protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he sustained a gunshot wound to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The autopsy report, obtained by the newspaper and published on its website late on Tuesday, comes as a St. Louis County grand jury considers charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. ...

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:42:13 -0400
Girl, 8, rescued by neighbor from kitchen fire in Delaware

Girl, 8, rescued by neighbor from kitchen fire in DelawareAn 8-year-old girl is hospitalized after being rescued by a neighbor from a fire that started in the kitchen of an apartment.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:57:42 -0400
AP NewsAlert

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Mother of Canada shooting suspect tells AP: I'm crying for victims, not for my son.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:49:40 -0400
Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Virus-Free

A Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola from Liberian national Thomas Duncan is virus-free, her mother said in a statement obtained by ABC News.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:32:44 -0400
Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a sign points to the emergency room entrance at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan was being treated, in Dallas. For all the strengths of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient walked through the seemingly weakest link in its medical armor: the emergency room. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:18:41 -0400
Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo released by Tsinghua University, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a dialogue with students as a newly-appointed member to the advisory board for Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Zuckerberg, and he entertained an audience of students with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese at the prestigious Beijing university. (AP Photo/Tsinghua University)BEIJING (AP) China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who delighted an audience of students in Beijing with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:09:13 -0400
Maine man's ashes being launched into space

AUBURN, Maine (AP) The ashes of a Maine man that have been scattered all over the world by strangers who connected with his mother on social media are now being launched into space.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:09:09 -0400
Fundraiser benefits man mistaken for suspected cop killer Eric Frein

Fundraiser benefits man mistaken for suspected cop killer Eric FreinA community in the Poconos is coming together to help the man who keeps getting mistaken for an accused cop killer.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:00:12 -0400
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