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at 17:50 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

NYC commissioner considers hatchet attack on officers a terrorist act by a homegrown radical

NEW YORK, N.Y. - 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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at 23:02 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Newly released Ebola-free Dallas nurse receives Obama's thanks and a hug at the White House

BETHESDA, Md. - 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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at 22:11 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

NY and NJ will quarantine doctors and others exposed to Ebola; move prompted by New York case

NEW YORK, N.Y. - 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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at 21:59 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Egypt declares a state of emergency in northern Sinai, after attack kills 30

EL-ARISH, Egypt - A co-ordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

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at 21:18 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Seattle-area Homecoming prince kills 1 before shooting himself, officials and students say

MARYSVILLE, Wash. - 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 several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.

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at 20:10 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 California deputies, shooting of 2 others

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours across two California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also shot during the spree.

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at 20:05 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 California deputies, shooting of 2 others

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two Northern California sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours and 30 miles across two Northern California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also shot during the spree.

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at 19:42 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Authorities: Remains found are those of missing UK-born student Hannah Graham

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a British-born university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.

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at 18:06 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Authorities: Remains found are those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham

RICHMOND, Va. - Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge.

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at 17:13 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

NY, New Jersey governors issue quarantine for travellers with Ebola contact in West Africa

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The governors of New Jersey and New York say they're issuing a mandatory quarantine for travellers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa.

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at 16:47 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

World Health Organization: 2-year-old who brought Ebola to Mali dies, many at risk

BAMAKO, Mali - Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she travelled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday.

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at 16:40 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Putin accuses US of trying to dictate its will, calls for a balance of interests

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply.

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