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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

By CONNIE CASS and ALICIA A. CALDWELL
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work...full story
updated 2014-10-22 04:22 PM
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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training
By CONNIE CASS and ALICIA A. CALDWELL
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work....Fullstory

2014-10-22 04:22 PM

AP-GfK Poll: Most expect Republican victory
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and EMILY SWANSON
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two weeks before Election Day, most likely American voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate and....Fullstory

2014-10-22 04:01 PM

Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine camp
By JIM GOMEZ
Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was transferred Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine....Fullstory

2014-10-22 03:01 PM

Food Safety Office opens amid raids on food oil companies Food Safety Office opens amid raids on food oil companies

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

FSO will coordinate actions of government agencies across Taiwan in dealing with oil crisis and other food safety problems....Fullstory

2014-10-22 02:59 PM

Guningtou veteran recalls historic fight against China

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) A Taiwanese veteran recalled the Battle of Guningtou of decades ago Wednesday as he returned to....Fullstory

2014-10-22 02:44 PM

Iraqi tribes in Abu Ghraib buck IS takeover
By VIVIAN SALAMA
Associated Press

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) -- The city of Abu Ghraib will never fall to the Islamic State group, Sheikh Khalil Ibrahim Haidan said, launching into....Fullstory

2014-10-22 02:42 PM

2nd ship to join hunt for missing Malaysian plane

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- A second ship was preparing to join the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean....Fullstory

2014-10-22 02:22 PM

NKorea tries on the charm to avoid ICC referral
By CARA ANNA
Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- For an envoy of the North Korean government, which virtually bans the average citizen's contact with the outside world, Kim Ju....Fullstory

2014-10-22 01:22 PM

Hunt for 43 students highlights Mexico's missing
By MARIA VERZA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN
Associated Press

IGUALA, Mexico (AP) -- Long before 43 teachers college students disappeared in an attack by police, Maria Guadalupe Orozco's son went missing in the same....Fullstory

2014-10-22 12:42 PM

Taiwan holds events commemorating Guningtou Battle

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) The military held a series of events on Wednesday to mark the upcoming 65th anniversary of....Fullstory

2014-10-22 12:39 PM

Ma urges continued cross-strait peace at Guningtou memorial event

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou called for continued peace in the Taiwan Strait and stressed the importance of....Fullstory

2014-10-22 04:02 PM

FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
By SADIE GURMAN
Associated Press

DENVER (AP) -- Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria....Fullstory

2014-10-22 04:01 PM

The Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates
By KEN THOMAS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI
Associated Press

AURORA, Colorado (AP) -- Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country to help Democrats. With President Barack Obama deeply unpopular in many of the 2014....Fullstory

2014-10-22 03:01 PM

Taiwan needs to handle trade relations with China well: envoy

Central News Agency

Washington, Oct. 21 (CNA) China remains Taiwan's biggest market but also its biggest threat, and Taiwan has to tread carefully....Fullstory

2014-10-22 02:52 PM

Investigators: Secret Service use 'problematic'
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new government investigation questions a Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them....Fullstory

2014-10-22 02:42 PM

HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) -- On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest young students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their....Fullstory

2014-10-22 02:42 PM

Mexican rights body alleges troops murdered 15
By MARK STEVENSON
Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Soldiers killed as many as 15 people after they surrendered in an abandoned warehouse in southern Mexico last summer, according to....Fullstory

2014-10-22 02:22 PM

BC-AP Americas Digest

Associated Press

TOP STORIES: EBOLA-US WASHINGTON -- The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports Wednesday while states from New York to Texas to California....Fullstory

2014-10-22 01:22 PM

Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia
By KATHY MATHESON
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia,....Fullstory

2014-10-22 12:42 PM

Refusing to eject to safety, AT-3 pilot loses life

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) The pilot of an AT-3 trainer aircraft twice rejected appeals to eject to safety as he....Fullstory

2014-10-22 11:55 AM

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