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Bodies of 7 women found in Indiana

Police Investigating Possible Serial Killer in IndianaMan confessed to killing one, found strangled at motel; led investigators to least three others.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:13:24 -0400
New Hampshire town's recovery from violent pumpkin festival

police officers respond to large crowds of students as the annual Pumpkin Festival is underwayKEENE, N.H. (AP) Officials in Keene have scheduled a news conference following violent parties near the New Hampshire city's annual pumpkin festival that led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries over the weekend.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:03:38 -0400
Expelled Nazis got millions in U.S. Social Security

This July 28, 2014, photo shows Jakob Denzinger's portrait on the tombstone of his empty grave in Cepin eastern Croatia. Denzinger is among dozens of death camp guards and suspected Nazi war criminals who collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments despite being forced out of the United States according to an Associated Press investigation. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:45:41 -0400
House Dems raise $17M in September, spend $37M

DNC Chairwoman and Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzWASHINGTON (AP) House Democrats' campaign arm on Monday said it raised almost $17 million last month and has $34 million saved for the final weeks of the election.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:06:21 -0400
Major Ebola update in Nigeria

Spain: Nursing assistant clear of Ebola virusABUJA (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation declared Nigeria Ebola free on Monday after a 42 day period with no new cases, in a success story with lessons for countries still struggling to contain the deadly virus. "Nigeria is now free of Ebola," WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital Abuja, prompting a round of applause from other officials. "This is a spectacular success story ... It shows that Ebola can be contained but we must be clear that we have only won a battle, the war will only end when West Africa is also declared free of Ebola. ...

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:25:17 -0400
Syria's Kurdish fighters: U.S. arms drop will 'help greatly'

Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters ride a vehicle in the western outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobane on October 17, 2014Kurdish fighters also say they hope to receive additional assistance.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:38:46 -0400
Ebola worries end for dozens on U.S. watch lists

Nurses and health care staff hold a rally in support of their colleagues Pham and Vinson outside the Texas Presbyterian Hospital in DallasDALLAS (Reuters) - Weeks of worries about a possible Ebola infection ended for dozens of people on watch lists in the United States on Monday but scores were still being monitored after potential exposure to the virus, Texas health officials said. Forty-three people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the disease in the United States, were cleared overnight of twice-daily monitoring after 21 days of showing no symptoms, the state health department said, while another 120 were still on watch lists. ...

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:41:25 -0400
Lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber due in court Monday

Family members of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leave the federal courthouse in BostonBy Daniel Lovering BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors and attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber arescheduled to meet in court on Monday to discuss defense requests to throw outevidence andother plans for his trial due to start in January.Prosecutors contend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, killed threepeople and injured more than 260 with a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombsat the crowded finish line of the BostonMarathon on April 15, 2013. ...

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:13:41 -0400
Two arrested in death of Saudi student in California: report

Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi is pictured in this undated handout photo(Reuters) - Two people have been arrested in the death of a college student from Saudi Arabia whose remains were found alongside a freeway in a Southern California desert city, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Reseda on Sept. 17. Authorities discovered his body in Palm Desert, roughly 125 miles (200 km) to the southeast, on Thursday. His body was identified on Friday. Police declined to release details on the arrests and are planning a news conference on Monday, the newspaper reported. ...

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:10:00 -0400
U.S. airdrops arms to Kurdish forces

Smoke from a fire rises following a strike in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)Military planes provide ammunition and medical aid to troops fighting the Islamic State.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:34:07 -0400
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