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Texas College Rejects Nigerian Applicants, Cites Ebola

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:41am
At least two students from Nigeria who applied to a Texas college were told they wouldn't be admitted because of Ebola.
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'Happy Camper': Ebola Patient's Dog Gets TLC

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:28am
Bentley, the King Charles Spaniel belonging to a nurse diagnosed with Ebola, has been transported to a decommissioned naval air base.
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'Tingleheads' Say Videos Help Them Sleep

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:21am
Do you find whispering, crinkling paper or scratching soothing? If so, you may be a "tinglehead."
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Reeva's Parents: We'll Repay Pistorius' 'Blood Money'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:13am
Reeva Steenkamp’s parents will repay $10,300 in secret “blood money” given to them by Oscar Pistorius after he killed her.






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This Topless Activist Attacked Putin Statue With Stake

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:10am
A member of topless feminist group Femen was convicted of exhibitionism Wednesday after attacking a statue of Vladimir Putin at a wax museum.
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HHS Secretary Has 'Confidence' in CDC Amid New Ebola Case

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:19am
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell expressed support for the CDC and its director amid news that a second Texas health care worker has contracted Ebola.
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Watch Live: Dallas Officials Discuss New Ebola Case

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:10am
Authorities in Dallas are briefing reporters after a second health care worker tested positive for Ebola.






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Second Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:29am
A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for Ebola, health officials said Wednesday.






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U.S. Marine Suspected of Strangling Transgender to Death

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:16am
U.S. warships are to stay in Philippines while investigators deal with a Marine suspected of killing a transgender Filipina.
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Coming Up: Dallas Officials Discuss New Ebola Case

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:16am
Authorities in Dallas will brief reporters after a second health care worker tested positive for Ebola.
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Wednesday's Top 6 News Stories

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:34am
A new Ebola case in Texas, severe weather and violence in Hong Kong are among the stories making headlines.
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Russian Relations Reset 'Impossible,' Medvedev Says

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:33am
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said a "reset" of relations with the United States was "absolutely impossible."






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Second Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:25am
A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for Ebola, health officials said Wednesday.






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Suspect Shot Dead After Tour Bus Stabbing Spree

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:49am
A state police trooper shot and killed the man who stabbed two passengers aboard a tour bus traveling on Interstate 95 on Tuesday, officials said.






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Rabbi Accused of Secret Filming in Synagogue's Showers

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:40am
Dr. Barry Freundel is an adjunct instructor at University of Maryland and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School. He's charged with voyeurism.
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Hammer Attack Was Anti-Gay Hate Crime: Cops

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:17am
Authorities are searching for a suspect in an apparent hate crime in which a 33-year-old man was attacked with a hammer and robbed in Brooklyn.






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Toyota to Recall 1.7 Million Vehicles Over Brake Problems

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:53am
Toyota said it was not aware of any crashes, injuries or deaths resulting from the defects that caused the automaker to recall 1.7 million vehicles.






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Missing Mexican Students Not Found in Mass Grave

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:39am
Mexico's attorney general said none of the 28 bodies found in Guerrero Sept. 26 tested positive for DNA from 43 missing students.






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Tornadoes Hit Atlanta Area as Storms Sock South

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:37am
There were reports of damage and downed power lines but no fatalities Tuesday as a storm system blamed in two deaths Monday swept through.
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More Americans Now Back Ground Troops to Fight ISIS

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:12am
Forty-one percent of respondents believe both troops on the ground and airstrikes are necessary for the mission against ISIS.
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