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Canada to give slain soldier hero's send-off

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government was given a hero's send-off Friday, with a motorcade along the highway where the country honors its war dead.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Officer critical but stable after hatchet attack

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Ex-Mountie hero of shootout at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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3 states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those states that concluded gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Highlights of ballot initiatives voters to weigh

Large companies and national advocacy groups are putting millions of dollars in ads behind ballot measures this year, from questions about oil companies' profits in Alaska to medical marijuana in Florida, according to an analysis of advertising data released Thursday from the Center for Public Integrity. Some $119 million in television ads had been aired through Monday to influence the 158 statewide ballot questions nationwide.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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