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October 25, 2014

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Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.

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Saturday 10/25/2014
Quotations in the News
Posted: October 25, 2014

"He was not a violent person. His family is known all around town. He was very well known. That's what makes it so bizarre." — Shaylee Bass, a classmate of Jaylen Fryberg, who walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria and opened fire, shooting one person dead and injuring four others before turning the gun on himself.

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Le Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 3:00 am

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.

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Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 3:00 am

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 3:00 am

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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Friday 10/24/2014
School gunman was homecoming prince, students say
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 3:00 am

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others — including two of his cousins — before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.

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Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 3:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

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Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 1:00 am

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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Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for now
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 1:00 am

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing is set for Nov. 6.

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