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Free to Go: Quarantined Nurse Released

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:44am
The nurse forcibly quarantined in New Jersey after she came home from treating Ebola patients in West Africa was released Monday.






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Not So Fast: Suspect Cleared in Pearl Murder Is Detained

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:23am
A suspect in the murder trial of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl who had been cleared for release by a Pakistani court has been taken back into custody.






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Spy Wars: Czechs Cite Spike in Russian Spooks

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:08am
The reported increase in spying comes as relations between Russia and the West have worsened, culminating in the Ukraine crisis.






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Fill'er Up! Gas Prices Are Cheapest in Nearly Four Years

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:41am
The average price of U.S. retail gasoline dropped 18 cents in the past two weeks to the lowest level in nearly four years.
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Monday's Top 7 News Stories

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:33am
From flowing lava to the loss of a rising baseball star, see the stories we're following.






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Watch Out, Polio! The 'Burka Avenger' Is Coming!

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:11am
Pakistan’s first animated female superhero, the "Burka Avenger," has joined the fight against the country’s worsening polio crisis.






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Raped and Enslaved: Boko Haram Victims Recount Horrors

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:08am
Hundreds of girls captured by Nigeria's Islamist sect Boko Haram have been subjected to rape, forced labor and coerced participation in ambushes.
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Prosecutors Demand Death Penalty for Ferry Captain

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:24am
"Lee supplied the cause of the sinking of the Sewol ... he has the heaviest responsibility for the accident," the lead prosecutor said.






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Gaining Speed: Molten Lava Nears Hawaii Homes

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:18am
An active lava flow on Hawaii’s Big Island was gaining speed as it spread toward homes late Sunday, with evacuations possible within hours.
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Cops: Husband Sets House Ablaze With Wife Inside

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:55am
Neighbor Liz Gonzales said after her children alerted her to the blaze, she saw White "walking off down the street, away from the house."






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Mom Hurls Baby Into Bay, Cops Say

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:38am
An Atlantic City woman will face charges after she allegedly threw her 1-month-old daughter into a bay and then jumped in the water.






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Brazil's President Narrowly Wins Re-Election

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:01am
Rousseff took 51.6 percent of the votes and center-right challenger Aecio Neves had 48.4 percent, with almost all ballots counted.






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Canadian Shooter Made Video Before Rampage, Police Say

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 2:52am
The man who killed a Canadian soldier and stormed the nation's parliament building where he was killed made a video before the attack, police say.






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