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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him....
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Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert....
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Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend 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."...
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Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured....
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Authorities kill deer trapped inside Pa. hotel

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission had to kill a deer after it became trapped inside a hotel in State College and couldn't be tranquilized....
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Pennsylvania campaign spending record falls

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's campaign spending record fell after five more weeks of heavy TV advertising by the two gubernatorial candidates heading down the stretch to the election raised the cost of the race past $73 million....
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Students: Nixing football sends no-hazing message

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Students at a suburban Philadelphia high school say officials have sent a strong anti-hazing message by canceling the rest of the football season, including Friday's long-awaited homecoming game against a crosstown rival....
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East Providence company recalls crab meat

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A company that sold crab meat in several states has recalled it after finding it was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria....
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School dismissed early after single bullet found

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Classes have been dismissed early at a central Pennsylvania school where a single bullet was discovered in the building....
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Panthers host Yellow Jackets in pivotal ACC game

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh can bring the jumbled ACC Coastal Division into slightly better focus on Saturday against Georgia Tech. Or the Yellow Jackets can snap a two-game losing streak and turn an already murky division race into something borderline unrecognizable....
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Stumped doctor ordered cyanide test on dying woman

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A physician who treated a 41-year-old neurologist after she suddenly collapsed said Friday that he ordered a test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could find no other explanation for her sudden illness....
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Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave."...
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Pennsylvania priest arrested on child porn charges

WESTTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia-area priest has been arrested on charges of posting and exchanging child porn images on a photo-sharing site....
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Man held after second hearing on live-in's death

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial after a second preliminary hearing on charges that he fatally bludgeoned his live-in girlfriend....
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Do you think the U.S. government should formally apologize to North Korea in order to win the freedom of two Americans who have been sentenced to prison there?

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Yes:
12%
Total Votes: 7,632

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