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NEW YORK (AP) — PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. But he doesn't think PayPal should stay single for long.Icahn, who months ago called on eBay to spin off the lucrative online and mobile payment servi ...more

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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Oct. 1, 1964, the Free Speech Movement began at the University of California, Berkeley, as students spontaneously ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had signed.The bill wa ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.The unidentified man wa ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors announced homicide charges Tuesday against three soldiers in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, challenging the army's version that the suspects died in a shootout.Attorney G ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Warm ocean temperatures have caused large expanses of coral to bleach in the pristine reefs northwest of Hawaii's main islands, scientists said Tuesday.Mass bleaching has occurred at Lisianski atoll, about 1,000 miles northwest o ...more

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CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility on Tuesday and later died.Trooper David Kedra was shot in the chest during a yearly training exercise at the Montgomery County Pub ...more

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica's justice minister said Tuesday that legislation has been drafted to decriminalize marijuana on the Caribbean island where the drug has been pervasive but prohibited for a century.Mark Golding told reporters that ...more

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By David Minsky (Reuters) - Marijuana advocates in Mississippi have filed a petition to put the legalization of recreational pot use on the politically conservative state's 2016 ballot, state officials said Tuesday. The petition, fi ...more

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The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia, federal health officials said. The unidentified man, who was visiting relatives in Dallas, is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital:Sept. 19 — ...more