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Early HIV drugs are 'not a cure'

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:39
Giving drugs within hours of HIV infection is not a cure for HIV, according to doctors treating a baby in Milan.
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N Korea 'not planning weapons tests'

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:38
North Korea is not planning any missile or nuclear tests, the country's envoy to the UN in Geneva, So Se Pyong, is quoted as saying.
Categories: BBC World News

Aids origin 'was 1920s Kinshasa'

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:37
The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced back to 1920s Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say.
Categories: BBC World News

Driver charged with fatal hit-and-run of 101-year-old California man

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:34
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A driver accused of hitting and killing a 101-year-old Los Angeles-area man with his van then trying to flee the scene was charged on Thursday with vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run. Los Angeles County prosecutors say Ricardo Avalos, 41, struck 101-year-old Jose Noriega at about 6 a.m. on Wednesday as the older man crossed a street in suburban Boyle Heights in a marked crosswalk. ...

More than 800 flights canceled in Chicago due to weather, fire issues

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:30

A Spirit Airlines airplane sits at a gate at the O'Hare Airport in Chicago, IllinoisBy Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Incoming stormy weather and operational problems caused by a fire last week at a Chicago-area air traffic control facility forced the cancellation of more than 800 flights on Thursday at Chicago airports. More than 525 flights at O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, have been canceled and delays are averaging 45 minutes, according to the city's department of aviation. Nearly 300 flights were canceled at Chicago Midway International Airport and some flight delays were averaging 40 minutes or more. ...


Dallas Ebola patient vomited outside apartment on way to hospital

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:23

Students disembark from a school bus outside The Ivy Apartments, where a man diagnosed with the Ebola virus was staying in DallasBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Two days after he was sent home from a Dallas hospital, the man who is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was seen vomiting on the ground outside an apartment complex as he was bundled into an ambulance. The Dallas Ebola case, involving a man who flew back to the United States last month from Liberia, has prompted national concern over the potential for a wider spread of the deadly virus from West Africa, where at least 3,338 people have died in the worst outbreak on record. U.S. ...


California teens arrested in 920 chicken deaths

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:23

This undated photo provided by the the Fresno County Sheriff shows Gabriel Quintero, 18, of Riverdale who is suspected of breaking into a Foster Farms chicken ranch and killing more than 900 birds with a golf club. Quintero was taken into custody with two juvenile males, ages 15 and 17, from Caruthers, and a third juvenile male, age 17, from Lemoore. (AP Photo/Fresno County Sheriff )FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Deputies have arrested four young men — one adult and three juveniles — suspected of breaking into a Foster Farms chicken ranch and killing more than 900 birds with a golf club in California.


Dallas household weary of Ebola quarantine

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:22
DALLAS (AP) — The woman in the east Dallas apartment where Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan stayed between hospital visits says she's tired of being "locked up."

Seahawks injury report: It's a short one

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:19
The Seahawks injury report for Thursday was a short one.

Hungry US bullfrog invasion spreads

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:18
Scientists report an invasion of voracious American bullfrogs along the Yellowstone River in the US state of Montana, posing a threat to native species.
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Appeal saves Wedgwood collection

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:17
The Wedgwood collection is saved after reaching its £15.75m target in a month.
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Making your Halloween costume? Enter our contest

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:16
Are you making a Halloween costume this year? Whether you sew one from scratch or just throw it together with odds and ends from your closet and a glue gun, we want to see it.

Bellevue police seek felony charge in hit and run

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:16
Bellevue police traffic-collision investigators are recommending that King County prosecutors charge a 58-year-old Bellevue woman with felony hit-and-run for allegedly leaving the scene after driving over an injured pedestrian on Sept. 10.

Rescue puppies stolen from Northeast Philly yard

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:15

Rescue puppies stolen from Northeast Philly yardTwo rescue puppies, named Elsa and Anna, were being fostered by a young woman with a big heart. But soon someone would break that foster mother's heart by snatching those puppies in broad daylight.


4 people who hosted Ebola patient told 'stay home'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas health officials have ordered four members of a family the Ebola patient was staying with in Dallas to remain in their home, and they've posted law enforcement outside to be sure.

Canada criticised in pitch dispute

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:11
Former Canada player Carrie Serwetnyk says she "expected better" of the hosts in the row over synthetic pitches.
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New Jersey lieutenant governor injured in bike accident

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:08

New Jersey lieutenant governor injured in bike accidentNew Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno was injured in a bicycle accident in Monmouth County.


Marooned baboon: Africa's loneliest monkey

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:07
Meet Robinson - the loneliest monkey in Africa
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Settlements spared bankrupt Detroit costly litigation: manager

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:06

File photo of Detroit Emergency Manager Orr attending a news conference to announce foundation pledges to the Detroit Institute of Arts in DetroitBy Karen Pierog DETROIT (Reuters) - Without a series of settlements, Detroit would face years of costly litigation from creditors and others, with no guarantee that the city would win, Kevyn Orr, Detroit's emergency manager, said on Thursday. Orr, on the stand for a second day at a federal court hearing, also defended Detroit's 1,111-page bankruptcy plan, saying it was crafted in good faith and provides a framework and resources for the city's renaissance. ...


Senegal's expats go online to buy rams

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:02
Going online for Senegal’s sacrificial rams
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