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Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

Erica Maria Alvarado Rivera and her brother Alex MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities were investigating on Friday a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.


Space tourism rocket explodes in desert

This image from video by KABC TV Los Angeles shows wreckage of what is believed to be SpaceShipTwo in Southern California's Mojave Desert on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a test flight, a witness said Friday. (AP Photo/KABC TV) Pilot of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo ejected, suffered serious injuries; co-pilot died.


Seattle Pacific University lifts campus lockdown after gun threat

By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle Pacific University said on Friday its campus was on lockdown after a student received a threat of someone coming to campus with a gun, but lifted the orders about an hour later. The small Christian college was the site of a campus shooting spree in June in which one person was killed and two others wounded. The university said on Twitter that the lockdown was lifted. Earlier it said the Seattle Police Department had informed university officials of the threat. ...

Maine wins court order on nurse's quarantine

Monitoring and travel limits required for Kaci Hickox, who treated Ebola patients in W. Africa.

Crews work to recover bodies of 4 at Wichita airport

In this photo provided by Jay Boyle, emergency vehicles and first responders are on the scene of a small plane crash at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing at least four people. (AP Photo/Jay Boyle) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says six eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before crashing into a flight training facility.


Protests force out Burkina president, soldiers vie for power

People load goods looted from a building, which according to locals, belongs to Francois Compaore, the younger brother of Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore, in Ouagadougou By Mathieu Bonkoungou and Joe Penney OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore resigned on Friday amid mass street protests at his attempts to extend his 27-year rule, plunging the West African nation into uncertainty as junior officers vied with top military brass for power. Compaore, a taciturn former soldier in office since a 1987 military coup, had sought to defy popular pressure for him to step down after a day of violent unrest on Thursday in which demonstrators burned parliament and ransacked state television. ...


Pa. trooper ambush suspect jeered at court appearance

State troopers escort Eric Matthew Frein from the Blooming Grove barracks early Friday Oct. 31, 2014. Frein, accused of opening fire on the barracks Sept. 12, killing state police Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II and critically wounding Trooper Alex T. Douglass, was arrested Thursday night after a 48-day manhunt in the Pike and Monroe County woods. (AP Photo/The Scranton Times & Tribune, Jason Farmer) MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.


1 dead, 1 hurt in Virgin Galactic space ship crash

This image from video by KABC TV Los Angeles shows wreckage of what is believed to be SpaceShipTwo in Southern California's Mojave Desert on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a test flight, a witness said Friday. (AP Photo/KABC TV) Witness says SpaceShipTwo exploded during test flight over California's Mojave Desert.


Suspect in Pennsylvania police ambush denied bail

By Joe McDonald MILFORD Pa. (Reuters) - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and wearing the handcuffs of the Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of killing, was held without bail on Friday after his first court appearance on first-degree murder and other charges. The 31-year-old survivalist, who prosecutors say will face the death penalty if convicted, was caught on Thursday after a methodical seven-week search using a grid system and hundreds of law enforcement officers. A detachment of U.S. ...

Judge rejects strict limits on U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patients

By Joel Page FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - Declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational," a judge rejected Maine's bid for a quarantine on a nurse who treated victims of the disease in West Africa but tested negative for it, and instead imposed limited restrictions. Nurse Kaci Hickox's challenge of the Maine quarantine became a key battleground for the dispute between officials in some U.S. states who have imposed strict quarantines on health workers returning from three Ebola-ravaged West African countries and the federal government, which opposes such measures. ...

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Virgin Galactic spaceship accident kills 1 pilot - USA TODAY


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Virgin Galactic spaceship accident kills 1 pilot
USA TODAY
In the second commercial space disaster this week, Virgin Galactic's tourism rocketship crashed Friday after a malfunction during a test flight over the Mojave Desert, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other. A photographer said the SpaceShipTwo blew ...
Officials: 1 pilot dead, 1 injured in SpaceShipTwo test-flight failure CNN
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Obama talks women, economy at Rhode Island College - Albany Times Union


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Obama talks women, economy at Rhode Island College
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama touted Rhode Island's family leave policy in a speech on the economy and women Friday before giving Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo some last-minute support. In a visit to Rhode ...
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Chris Christie leads GOP cavalry into Kansas - Politico


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Chris Christie leads GOP cavalry into Kansas
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A cavalcade of GOP stars — including a wise-cracking Bob Dole, a former Republican National Committee chairman and a pair of potential 2016 White House hopefuls — lined up behind endangered Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov.
Kansas tax cuts fail again, as new revenue numbers plague Sam Brownback but ... Kansas City Star (blog)
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