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  • George H.W. Bush Tells Michelle Nunn to Leave Him Alone Again

    What is a Senate candidate to do when a former president tells her not to use his image in her campaigns ads? Ignore him, apparently.

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    Citizen Pulls Over Police Officer

    In an attempt to bring attention to the issue of unlawful traffic stops by police impersonators, Gavin Seim of Washington state flagged down a police officer on the side of the road.

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  • Sweden Wants to Know Who Is Speaking Russian in the Baltic Sea

    Last Thursday, Swedish intelligence agents intercepted an "emergency radio call" in Russian. The next day, another radio transmission was heard and a "foreign vessel" was seen in Swedish waters. Ever since, the Swedish military has been on a wild submarine chase, coordinating both naval and air…

    The Atlantic
  • Oregon man said missing after answering Craigslist ad; police probing

    (Reuters) - Oregon authorities are looking into the disappearance of a 19-year-old Portland man, police said on Monday, and an advocacy group said he went missing after he responded to a Craigslist job ad posted by a couple seeking a caregiver. Ian Biggs was dropped off at a downtown Portland train…

    Reuters
  • Mom accused of killing 6 babies appears in court

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing six of her seven newborns and storing all of their bodies in her garage.

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  • N.Korea warns of 'unpredictable' retaliation

    North Korea warned Monday of an "unpredictable" retaliatory strike against South Korea following a series of minor border skirmishes that have raised military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks.

    AFP
  • NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues

    NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.

    Associated Press
  • Another US patient recovers from Ebola

    Washington (AFP) - A US patient who has asked to remain anonymous has recovered from the Ebola virus and was released from the hospital, Emory University Healthcare said on Monday.

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    Photos of the day - October 20, 2014 (22 photos)

    Two two-day-old white lion cubs sit in their enclosure at Zoo Safari in Borysew, Poland, crowds gather to wait for Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta and shadows of servicemen of battalion Kiev-1, holding a flag as they stand guard near of Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine are some of…

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  • Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    Associated Press
  • Michelle Knight says she now forgives kidnapper

    CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — One of the three women held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade told a crowd she has been able to forgive her kidnapper and find peace in her life.

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  • Blood sample tests negative for Pennsylvania police ambush suspect

    By Joe McDonald EAST STROUDSBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Blood drops found by a homeowner in northeastern Pennsylvania, where police have spent five weeks searching for a sniper who killed a state trooper and wounded another, have tested negative for the main suspect in the case, police said on Monday. Two…

    Reuters
  • Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

    GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.

    Associated Press
  • New York man hired to assist suicide sentenced to 12 years

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man convicted of helping a debt-ridden motivational speaker commit suicide to make the death look like a robbery was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, prosecutors said. Kenneth Minor, 42, pleaded guilty to manslaughter last month in the…

    Reuters
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    Screening for Ebola (21 photos)

    Western countries scrambled to review safety measures at airports and borders amid a mounting wave of fear that West Africa's Ebola outbreak will spread worldwide. As US lawmakers grilled officials over how an infected nurse was allowed to board a crowded flight, European officials promised a…

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  • Our Passé President

    For a president once mocked by his critics as little more than a celebrity, it was the ultimate indignity: Scores of people left a packed campaign rally Sunday before President Obama finished speaking.

    The Atlantic
  • Prince William and wife Kate's second child due in April

    London (AFP) - Prince William and his wife Kate's second child, who will be fourth in line to the British throne, is due in April, an official statement said on Monday.

    AFP