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  • Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives. Soon her mother's sorrow became so...

  • 3rd company looks to expand gas pipeline in Maine

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Another major energy company has made a proposal to the Maine Public Utilities Commission to expand natural gas pipeline capacity in the state. Houston-based Spectra Energy Corp. filed a plan Monday in which the state could contract to secure specific supplies of...

  • Colorado high court considers pot firing case

    DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic medical marijuana patient who was fired by the Dish Network after failing a drug test more than four years ago, says he still can't find steady work because employers are wary of...

  • 7 Va. localities designated drug trafficking areas

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Six cities and one county in Virginia are getting help from the federal government to reduce drug abuse and drug trafficking. Tazewell County and the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach have been designated as high intensity...

  • 16 on school bus injured in collision with biker

    ACCORD, N.Y. (AP) — State police say more than a dozen members of two high school field hockey teams suffered minor injuries when their bus collided with a motorcycle on a Hudson Valley road. Troopers say a 53-year-old Stone Ridge man was slowing down his motorcycle in traffic on Route 209...

  • Dead manatee washes ashore near Riviera Beach

    RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A boat struck and killed a 10-year-old female manatee off Riviera Beach in Palm Beach County. The manatee ashore Monday at Ocean Reef park. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials say a necropsy found the 1,100-pound manatee died of blunt force...

  • Woman repeatedly stabbed in Md. robbery attempt

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A woman is fighting for her life Tuesday and police are looking for the man who stabbed her during a robbery attempt in Montgomery County. Police say the 31-year-old woman was walking in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring on...

  • Iran to help Lebanon army fight extremists

    BEIRUT (AP) — Iran will supply the Lebanese army with military equipment to be used in fighting Muslim extremist groups, a visiting senior Iranian official said on Tuesday. The announcement marks the first time that Iran has said it would give Lebanon military assistance. Tehran has offered...

  • Viagra ads target women for 1st time

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women. In the new 60-second ad, a middle-aged woman reclining on a bed in a tropical...

  • Nature center defends $5,000 gift from Monsanto

    MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — A $5,000 donation from seed giant Monsanto Co. to a nature center in Mystic has drawn criticism from activists who oppose genetically modified food. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/1nDXzm2 ) that Bob Burns, an organic farmer who leads a New London effort...

  • Expansion planned at Ohio Airstream plant

    JACKSON CENTER, Ohio (AP) — The company that makes the iconic silver Airstream travel-trailers at a western Ohio factory is announcing a $5.9 million expansion. The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/YFXjXF ) reports that Thor Industries announced the expansion on Monday for its Airstream...

  • 2 killed, 1 hurt when FedEx truck hits car head-on

    GRANBY, N.Y. (AP) — State police say two people are dead and a third is in critical condition after a FedEx delivery truck collided with a car on a central New York road. Troopers say 41-year-old Kevin Frank of Liverpool was driving the truck on Route 3 Monday afternoon when he crossed over...

  • Baltimore-bound flight makes emergency landing

    DALLAS (AP) — A Baltimore-bound American Airlines flight has made an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The MD-82 left DFW around 5 p.m. Tuesday for the Baltimore/Washington International Airport. Shortly after takeoff, the FAA says the pilot declared an emergency...

  • Albania borrows $150 million to improve power grid

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million (€118 million) to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states. The Energy Ministry said Tuesday the loan will also be used to boost the efficiency of bill...

  • EU says Ireland grants Apple illegal tax benefits

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog says tax rebates that Ireland granted iPhone maker Apple appear to amount to illegal state aid and may have to be recouped. Apple Inc. funnels the bulk of its international sales through subsidiaries in Ireland, where it benefits from...



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