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Dallas nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:21

Dallas nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospitalA Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.


New York boy cleared of Ebola had respiratory infection

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:20
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York boy who tested negative for Ebola had a fever from a respiratory infection, the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation said on Tuesday. The 5-year-old boy has been fully cleared of Ebola and will be removed from isolation but will remain at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, HHC said. (Reporting by Laila Kearney)

Fence jumper calm day after courtroom outburst

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after his outburst in a federal courtroom, a man accused of scaling the White House fence stood calmly before a judge on Tuesday as a hearing on previous charges was postponed.

Hong Kong Lawmaker Pays Price for Breaking Ranks With Beijing

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:14
James Tien, the leader of the pro-Beijing Liberal Party, is set to be expelled from a prestigious Chinese government advisory panel, his brother said.






18 miners trapped in coal mine accident in Turkey

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:13

Rescue workers use pipes to pump water out of the mine after underground waters flooded a section of a coal mine in the town of Ermenek, some 500 kilometers (300 miles) south of Ankara, close to Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. At least 18 workers were trapped inside, officials and reports said _ an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation’s poor workplace safety standards. In May, a fire inside a coal mine in the western town of Soma killed 301 miners in Turkey’s worst mining disaster. The fire exposed poor safety standards and superficial government inspections in many of the country's mines.(AP Photo/IHA) TURKEY OUTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation's poor workplace safety standards.


World Bank plea for Ebola volunteers

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:08
The president of the World Bank appeals for 5,000 medical workers to volunteer and help contain the growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Categories: BBC World News

ArtsBeat: Pharrell Williams Joins the Apollo Theater’s Board

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:08
Mr. Williams and five others will join the board of directors.






UK opposes migrant rescue missions

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:08
The UK will not support future search and rescue operations to prevent migrants drowning in the Mediterranean Sea, a Foreign Office minister says.
Categories: BBC World News

Midterm Calculus: Senate Model Update: What if Georgia Goes to a Runoff?

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:04
A runoff election there is looking like a very real prospect, and a runoff is nothing like a regular election.

The Pour: Red Wine Is the Drink of Choice on ‘Scandal’ and ‘The Good Wife’

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:03
The way wine is used as a character device for women on TV tells us a lot about how it is viewed in popular culture.

North Korean Leader Was Sidelined by Foot Surgery, South Says

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:01
The disclosure came in a South Korean Intelligence Ministry briefing to lawmakers, but the ministry did not disclose how it obtained the information.






Latest News: Midterm Elections, Ebola Quarantines, World Series

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:56
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.






Tidal: a new wave in music streaming?

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:55

The service offers lossless 16-bit tracks, HD music videos and editorial content.Tidal is a new premium music streaming service with an equally premium subscription fee but one that promises "lossless" quality playback.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Lloyds Bank confirms 9,000 job losses

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:51
Lloyds Bank confirms 9,000 job losses and the net closure of 150 branches over the next three years.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. Ebola workers should self-quarantine before coming home

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:46
There’s something completely more frightening about a doctor coming down with Ebola than someone from the general public.

Violence marks Afghan president's first month

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:46
Suicide bombers, roadside bombs and rocket attacks on the Afghan capital have intensified in the one month since President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took office as the Taliban are sending a message that they disapprove of his tough stance on ending the insurgency and close security ties with Washington, officials, analysts and the Taliban said.

South Korean Divers Find Body in Sunken Ferry

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:44
The body found inside the ferry Sewol, which sank in April, would bring the confirmed death toll to 295.






Tuesday live Seahawks chat

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:39
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In Hong Kong, Fears of a Police Crackdown Online

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:38
A man’s arrest over posts about the pro-democracy demonstrations raises concerns that the authorities have begun to patrol the Internet.

NATO chief: Strong alliance for better Russia ties

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:36
Only a strong Western security alliance can negotiate better ties with Russia, NATO's new secretary general said Tuesday.