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Judge rejects strict limits on nurse who treated Ebola patients


FORT KENT Maine - 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. | Video

Federal charges appear unlikely in Ferguson police shooting: Washington Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Justice Department officials probably will not bring civil rights charges against a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager set off rioting in August, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

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Suspect in Pennsylvania police ambush denied bail

MILFORD Pa. - 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. | Video

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Man convicted of manslaughter in Florida marching band hazing

ORLANDO Fla. - The ringleader of a beating ritual that led to the death of a Florida college marching band member was convicted on Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing, the first case to go to trial in an incident that drew national attention to hazing abuses.

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Mexico judge orders release of U.S. Marine jailed on weapons offenses

- A Mexico judge has ordered the release of a U.S. Marine jailed for months on weapons offenses, U.S. media reported on Friday.

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Feminist Mormon says appeal against excommunication denied

- A feminist U.S. Mormon who was excommunicated after advocating for the ordination of women said on Friday her appeal against the ejection from her faith was denied by a panel of male Church leaders.

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Suspect in Virginia student murder arraigned in separate assault case

FAIRFAX Va. - The man charged with abducting Hannah Graham, a University of Virginia student whose body was discovered earlier this month on a farm after a five-week search, was arraigned on Friday on three murder and sexual assault charges in a separate case.

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Navajo high court finds election officials in contempt

PHOENIX - The Navajo Nation's highest court on Friday held the tribe's election board in contempt for refusing to follow its orders that a Nov. 4 vote to pick the tribe's top official be postponed and that a candidate be removed from the ballot.

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Seattle Pacific University lifts campus lockdown after gun threat

SEATTLE - Seattle Pacific University said on Friday its campus was on lockdown after a student received a threat of someone coming to the school with a gun, but lifted the order about an hour later and police arrested a woman who threatened a shooting rampage.

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Bodies not yet recovered from site of Kansas airport plane crash

WICHITA Kan. - The bodies of four people killed when a small twin-engine turboprop airplane crashed into a building at Wichita's airport remained in the smoldering ruins on Friday as federal officials investigated the crash, officials said.

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