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Ebola evades European defenses; pet dog must die

An ambulance transporting a Spanish nurse who believed to have contracted the ebola virus from a 69-year-old Spanish priest leaves Alcorcon Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. The nurse who treated a missionary for the disease at a Madrid hospital tested positive...
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Consumer borrowing up $13.5 billion in August

FILE – In this May 9, 2012 file photo, a Visa credit card is offered at the opening of the Superdry store in New York’s Times Square. The Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for August on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) FILE – In...

Gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada struck down

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that gay couples’ equal protection rights were violated by the bans The three-judge panel did not decide on a...

Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request info

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users. The social media company filed a lawsuit Tuesday in a California federal court to publish its full “transparency...
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Slumping Puig benched by Dodgers for NLDS Game 4

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig walks back to the dugout after striking out in the eighth inning of Game 3 of baseball’s NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Los Angeles Dodgers...

Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for some part-timers

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation’s largest private employer. Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that...

Conduct policy, Bills vote on NFL owners’ agenda

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will meet Wednesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy, vote on the sale of the Buffalo Bills and look at further international play. These are critical meetings for the owners, with Commissioner Roger Goodell under fire for...

Fostoria hires new fire chief

The city of Fostoria named its 10th fire chief Tuesday night. Fostoria City Council approved the appointment of Kenneth L. Chapman as the new chief of Fostoria Fire Division Tuesday during a brief meeting. Chapman, a Britton, Michigan-native, will serve as the direct successor to...
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Slower growth for US home prices in August

In this photo made on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, signs welcome visitors to a model home as construction is under way at a housing development in Zelienople, Pa. Real estate date provider CoreLogic releases its August report on U.S. home prices on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP...

German train drivers kick off strike campaign

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German train drivers has called members out on a nine-hour strike Tuesday night, starting a campaign of walkouts after members voted for strikes in a pay dispute. The GDL union set the strike at national railway Deutsche Bahn for 9 p.m....