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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

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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Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:05 am

DALLAS (AP) — Problems with the nation's immigration system dominated a debate Friday between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger David Alameel.

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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:05 am

NEW YORK (AP) — A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday.

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School gunman was Homecoming prince, students say
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:05 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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Marine death is 1st in campaign against IS
Posted: October 24, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

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Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:05 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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Google exec sets records with leap from near-space
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:05 am

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.

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NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:05 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.

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Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:05 am

HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.

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