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October 24, 2014

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Review: Army biased against transgender worker

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A federal investigation has found that Army officials discriminated against a transgender employee who underwent a sex change while working at an Alabama installation.

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Review: Army biased against transgender worker
Posted: October 24, 2014

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Army officials discriminated against a transgender employee who underwent a sex change while working at an Alabama installation, restricting her from the women's restroom and using her male name despite her preference to be referred to as a woman, a federal investigation found.

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Louisiana man jailed for groping woman on flight
Posted: October 24, 2014

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Louisiana man who admitted that he groped a sleeping woman aboard a cross-country flight has been sentenced to eight months in prison.

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No terror link seen in NYC police hatchet attack
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who brazenly attacked a group of police officers with a hatchet on a busy street described himself as a Muslim convert and ranted online against America, but he had no clear ties to international terrorism, police said Friday.

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Car smashes Ten Commandments statue, man detained
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:00 pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities took a man into custody Friday after they say he admitted driving a car onto the Oklahoma Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces.

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Pittsburgh's Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches
Posted: October 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh restaurant that stuffs its sandwiches with French fries and coleslaw will be stuffing those fixins in the mail.

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Newly released Dallas nurse meets with Obama
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:04 pm

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and met with President Barack Obama at the White House.

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Shooting reported at high school north of Seattle
Posted: October 24, 2014

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police responded Friday to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting.

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Police respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:00 pm

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting.

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