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- Business Highlights
___ Market jolt is reality check for investors Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. A violent lurch lower nine days ago knocked the Standard & Poor's 500 index down as much as 7.4 percent ...
- U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola criticizes her treatment
The first person quarantined under strict new rules in the New York City area for people with a high risk of Ebola tested negative, New Jersey officials said on Saturday, as President Barack Obama said the response to domestic cases of the deadly disease needs to be based on "facts, not fear." Under the new policy, anyone arriving at the two international airports serving New York City after having contact with Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must submit to a mandatory 21-day quarantine. The requirement exceeds current federal ...
- Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting
- Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Poulter row
PGA commissioner Tim Finchem and the LPGA both came out solidly Saturday in support of the firing of Ted Bishop as PGA of America president after "inappropriate" remarks on Twitter. Bishop called British golfer Ian Poulter a "lil girl" on Twitter and a Facebook posting, prompting the PGA of America board of directors to remove Bishop, who later apologized for his comments. "The PGA of America's quick and decisive action sent a strong message, reinforcing a consistent belief that with so many positive gains being made among golf's leading organizations, there is simply no room, nor willingness, to take a step backwards," the LPGA women's tour said Saturday. "We understand and respect the PGA of America's decision regarding Ted Bishop," Finchem said.
- Islamic State fighters attack crossing as Kurds set to reinforce Kobane
Islamic State group fighters made a new bid to cut off the Syrian border town of Kobane from neighbouring Turkey Saturday as preparations gathered pace to deploy Iraqi Kurdish reinforcements. The Kurdish regional government in northern Iraq unveiled plans on Friday for up to 200 well-trained peshmerga to join Syrian Kurdish forces defending Kobane in the coming week. Kurdish news agency Rudaw said the first contingent could head to Kobane as early as Sunday but there was no immediate confirmation of that timetable. Peshmerga ministry spokesman Halgord Hekmat declined to specify what route the Iraqi Kurdish forces would take, but they are expected to travel overland through Turkey, which has said it will allow them transit.
- Patrick: Logano must continue to prove he's sorry
- Google exec sets records with leap from near-space
- Washington state teen shooter's family living in 'nightmare'
By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said on Saturday that they were living in a "nightmare" and struggling to understand why the boy targeted his two cousins and several friends before killing himself. One girl was killed and four other freshman students were severely wounded in Friday's morning rampage inside the cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, north of Seattle. ...