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NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:31

NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infectedOfficials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.


Friday morning links and notes: Why hasn't the pass rush been as good this season?

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:31
The above question is one that Jayson  Jenks attempted to answer in his story for the Friday paper.
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Plenary Walsh team to rebuild hundreds of Pennsylvania bridges

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:30
By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pennsylvania, with more bad bridges than any other U.S. state, said on Friday it selected Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners' $899 million proposal to replace 558 structurally deficient bridges. Pennsylvania's project is one of the first such public-private partnerships in the U.S. to try to reconstruct hundreds of spans under one contract. The Plenary Walsh team will design, build, finance and maintain the bridges in exchange for regular payments from the state. ...

Ukraine-Russia 'consensus' over gas

BBC World News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:29
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
Categories: BBC World News

Man in custody in toppling of Ten Commandments at Oklahoma capitol

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:27
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - A man was taken into custody on Friday on suspicion of knocking over a Ten Commandments monument with a car on the grounds of the Oklahoma statehouse and then fleeing the scene, law enforcement officials said on Friday. The U.S. Secret Service detained the man, who has not been identified, after he was alleged to have made threatening statements at a federal building in Oklahoma City. The man told agents he urinated on the monument and ran it over with a car, said David Allison, the assistant special agent in charge. ...

Why the Strong Reaction to Renée Zellweger’s Face?

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:21
The actress reveals a surgically altered face, and everyone seems to take it personally.

VIDEO: Brazil's 'tightest' presidential vote

BBC World News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:21
Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.
Categories: BBC World News

Police respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:13
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting.

Newly released Dallas nurse to meet with Obama

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:12

Newly released Dallas nurse to meet with ObamaA nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and was to meet later in the day with President Barack Obama at the White House.


Caterham 'allowed' to miss two GPs

BBC World News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:11
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer.
Categories: BBC World News

How I Got Into College: Students will share stories Nov. 15

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:10
Are you a student dreaming of a degree but wondering how to get there? A parent wondering how to help your child get into college?

France OKs extradition of dissident Kazakh banker

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:06
PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangled up in at least five countries.

Militants Kill at Least 26 Egyptian Soldiers in Sinai Peninsula Attack

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:05
It was the deadliest attack on the Egyptian military in many years, and showed the resiliency of the militant movement in the face of a crackdown.

Yellow powder sparks security alerts

BBC World News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:04
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

Police: Boy eats pot, passes out in dentist chair

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:02
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police in Central California say a 12-year-old boy sold marijuana brownies to a seventh-grade classmate, who passed out in a dentist's chair after eating them.

UW football live chat at noon today

WA Huskies - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:01
Join me for a live chat at noon today to preview the Huskies' home game Saturday night against No. 14 Arizona State.
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US Chamber on sidelines in close Georgia race

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 01:58
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.

UW men’s basketball picked sixth in Pac-12 preseason poll

WA Cougars - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:01
Quite predictably, Washington is saddled with modest expectations at the start of the 2014-15 men’s basketball season while the forecast is dim at Washington State and Arizona is the near unanimous pick to repeat as regular-season champions.
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