New Hampshire town's recovery from violent pumpkin festival
KEENE, 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
House Dems raise $17M in September, spend $37M
WASHINGTON (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
ABUJA (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
Ebola worries end for dozens on U.S. watch lists
DALLAS (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
By 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
(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
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