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Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased - Arizona Daily Sun
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse in who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to ...
A look at people killed during space missions - Arizona Daily Sun
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly. The pilot who died Friday would be the 20th person killed in flight in either a space mission or a flight test.
Judge won't close hearing in Islamic State case - Arizona Daily Sun
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied a government request to partially close a detention hearing for a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man who authorities say violated U.S. law by trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants.
US, global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japan - Arizona Daily Sun
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks markets are rising around the globe after Japan's central bank surprised investors with a new round of economic stimulus. The gains put major U.S. indexes back to the record high levels they were at just six weeks ago, erasing a ...
Bank of Japan redoubles efforts to revive economy - Arizona Daily Sun
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank surprised the financial world and pleased investors Friday by intensifying its purchases of government bonds and other assets to try to revive a chronically anemic economy. The Bank of Japan's move to pump trillions more ...
Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's war - Arizona Daily Sun
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland. Vitaly Khristich is one of hundreds of ...
South Africa: suspect arrested in soccer killing - Arizona Daily Sun
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African official says a suspect has appeared in court on a murder charge for the killing of Senzo Meyiwa, the national soccer team captain. Nathi Mncube, spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority, also said Friday that ...
Before midterms, Obama plugs policies for women - Arizona Daily Sun
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama wants women to know what his administration is doing to help them succeed. Four days before midterm elections in which Obama's fellow Democrats need a big turnout from female voters, Obama is delivering a ...
Author of Bin Laden book is under criminal probe - Arizona Daily Sun
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say a former Navy SEAL who wrote a firsthand account of the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under investigation for possibly disclosing classified information. He could face criminal charges. Publication ...
Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool - Arizona Daily Sun
TOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of ...
Protest planned before Minnesota Vikings game - Arizona Daily Sun
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Opponents of the Washington Redskins' team name are hoping for a large turnout for a protest at an upcoming game against the Minnesota Vikings. Organizers say they're expecting as many as 5,000 American Indians from across the country ...
Grain lower, livestock mixed - Arizona Daily Sun
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.36 a bushel; Dec corn was 3.25 cents lower at $3.7075 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.3850 a bushel; while ...
Melissa Fumero goes from daytime to prime time - Arizona Daily Sun
NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa Fumero, who plays Detective Amy Santiago on Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," can remember the first time she had to ad-lib with co-star Andy Samberg. It was during her screen test for the role. "They just kind of threw it at me as the ...
ATP tournament in Duesseldorf cut from schedule - Arizona Daily Sun
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The ATP tournament in Duesseldorf has been canceled due to lack of funding. Tournament director Dietloff von Arnim says the event could not find a title sponsor despite talking with many candidates. Von Arnim says it makes "no ...
Image of Asia: Watching the iPhone line in Seoul - Arizona Daily Sun
In this photo by Ahn Young-joon, a phone store worker dressed as Santa Claus keeps customers in line as they wait to buy Apple's iPhone 6, in Seoul, South Korea. The device went on sale Friday in South Korea, one of the world's most wired societies, with ...