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Allegations of prejudice in two state Senate campaigns

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:28
In a pair of contested state Senate campaigns, allegations are being made over anti-Catholic prejudice and the way one senator has characterized his opponent's door-belling volunteers.

Democrats Count on Edge With Women to Limit Election Losses

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:25
Getting more women to the polls was bound to be good for Democrats, operatives believed. But some are now questioning whether pulling focus away from such issues as jobs and the economy was a good idea.

VIDEO: The right to kiss in India?

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:25
Thousands pledge to defy India's 'moral police'
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: The right to kiss in India?

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:25
Thousands pledge to defy India's 'moral police'
Categories: BBC World News

APNewsBreak: Mexico judge orders release of Marine

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:25
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.

Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:23
Authorities were investigating on Friday a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.

Top Uniformed Police Officer, Set to Become Bratton’s Deputy, Quits

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:22
Philip Banks III, the chief of department, resigned just days before he was to be promoted to become Commissioner William J. Bratton’s second-in-command.






Early votes exceed 15 million — but who benefits?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:22
Early votes soared past 15 million across 31 states on Friday, an outpouring that is giving hopeful Republicans as well as nervous Democrats cause for optimism heading into the final weekend of a campaign with control of the Senate, the U.S. House and 36 governorships at stake.

A look at people killed during space missions

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:21
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.

A look at people killed during space missions

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:21
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.

Judge rejects strict limits on nurse who treated Ebola patients

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:20

Nurse Kaci Hickox joined by her boyfriend Ted Wilbur speak with the media outside of their home in Fort Kent, MaineBy Joel Page FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - Declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational," a judge rejected Maine's bid for a quarantine on a nurse who treated victims of the disease in West Africa but tested negative for it, and instead imposed limited restrictions. Nurse Kaci Hickox's challenge of Maine's 21-day quarantine became a key battleground for the dispute between officials in some U.S. states who have imposed strict quarantines on health workers returning from three Ebola-ravaged West African countries and the federal government, which opposes such measures. ...


Judge in Maine Eases Restrictions on Nurse

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:20
A judge in Maine rejected arguments that a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa should have her movements restricted, despite the public’s fears about the virus.






APNewsBreak: Judge orders release of jailed Marine

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:17

Former U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi is escorted to a federal court in TijuanaSAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.


APNewsBreak: Judge orders release of jailed Marine

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:17
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.

Kansas tax collections short as election nears

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:16
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas reported Friday that its October tax collections fell short of expectations, potentially complicating conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's efforts to win a tough a re-election race after successfully pushing for large personal income tax cuts.

Kansas tax collections short as election nears

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:16
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas reported Friday that its October tax collections fell short of expectations, potentially complicating conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's efforts to win a tough a re-election race after successfully pushing for large personal income tax cuts.

Mars Hill Church disbanding, tells local sites to go independent

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:16
Mars Hill Church officials announced plans to sell off all church assets, dismiss staff and help local branches become independent self-governed churches.

Mars Hill Church disbanding, tells local sites to go independent

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:16
Mars Hill Church officials announced plans to sell off all church assets, dismiss staff and help local branches become independent self-governed churches.

Brittany Maynard: New face of right-to-die

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:16
Saturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while.

Milwaukee chief: Union vote is political move

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:16
Milwaukee police angered by the firing of an officer who shot and killed a man in a downtown park took a vote expressing a lack of confidence in their chief, but the city's mayor said Friday that he was standing by Edward Flynn.