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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than 100 law enforcement officers from across Northern California responded without being asked after hearing that one of their own had been killed at the start of a shooting rampage, a sheriff's spokeswoman said Saturday ...more

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APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer.An ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States. ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president Sunday are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present."The ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the largest gold nuggets in modern times pulled from Northern California's Gold Country has sold to a secret buyer.The new owner of the so-called Butte Nugget and its exact price will both remain mysteries at the buye ...more

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Wendell Smallwood ran for a career-high 132 yards to help No. 22 West Virginia defeat Oklahoma State 34-10 Saturday.Smallwood stepped in for Rushel Shell, who sat out with a foot injury suffered during a win over then-No ...more

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full protective suits and hoods.The American video journalist is home now after recovering from Ebola he contracted while working in the vi ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities on Saturday told several dozen residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to five days as molten rock oozed across a country road and edged closer to homes.The flo ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled.Kaci Hickox, the first traveler quarantin ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.A group backed by companies growing the crops counters with ads play ...more