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at 03:43 on October 23, 2014, EDT.
Secret Service apprehends latest person to jump over White House fence
WASHINGTON - A 23-year-old Maryland man is in custody after he climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.
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at 00:19 on October 23, 2014, EDT.
Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf says he wants to give back to his home, Gaza, with arts centre
GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts centre nurturing young musicians, writers and actors.
at 22:34 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction in NYC, far exceeding expectations
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City.
at 22:31 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
US video journalist leaves Nebraska hospital after Ebola recovery, heads home to Rhode Island
OMAHA, Neb. - An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.
at 22:30 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
AP NewsBreak: California agrees to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence.
at 22:00 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
Family: Doctors no longer detect Ebola in 2nd Texas nurse diagnosed after treating ill patient
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her family said Wednesday.
at 20:40 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
CDC: New plan will monitor all Americans, visitors coming into US from 3 Ebola nations
ATLANTA - All travellers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.
at 20:03 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
Expert: US teen's autopsy shows close-range wound to hand, inconclusive on if he went for gun
ST. LOUIS - The official autopsy of an unarmed 18-year-old African-American indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant Michael Brown was trying to grab the gun of the officer who killed him.
at 19:50 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
Bear cub found in Oregon drugstore goes to wildlife rehab; goal is to release it back to wild
ASHLAND, Ore. - A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.
at 16:52 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
Nebraska trucker takes lost bull mastiff on a long haul back to her family in Arizona
LINCOLN, Neb. - A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona.
at 19:26 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
US tribe's high court orders presidential candidate in language fluency dispute off ballot
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A candidate for tribal president on the largest Native American reservation lost another round in a language fluency dispute Wednesday, all but ending his bid for office.
at 19:01 on October 22, 2014, EDT.
Bank of America says it will reimburse customers who were charged twice in Apple Pay glitch
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Bank of America apologized Wednesday for a double-billing glitch that affected some customers who made purchases with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments service that Apple launched this week.
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