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Woodhouse brothers overcome political, sibling rivalries

Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:45
October 25, 2014, 8:15 AM|The Woodhouse brothers are political operatives as partisan as they come -- and they're opposite sides. The brothers join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss their opposing political views and the upcoming midterm elections. Visit WoodhouseDivided.com for more on the brothers.
Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter
Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:41
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago. He was also facing problems, writing of some unspecified troubles on his Twitter feed: "It breaks me... It actually does...." The popular Marysville-Pilchuck High School freshman opened fire in the school's cafeteria late Friday morning, a government official with direct knowledge of the shooting told The Associated Press.
Obama commends New Yorkers for calm reaction to Ebola threat
Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:41
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday commended New Yorkers for their calm reaction to the city's first case of Ebola and said that medical authorities were responding effectively to the threat from the deadly virus. He used his weekly address for the second time in a row to speak directly to Americans about the response to Ebola, that has killed thousands in Africa and has become a political…
Vermont economy challenges mirror US issues
Saturday, 25 October 2014 09:45
By WILSON RING Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - There's a lot of talk during Vermont gubernatorial campaign about the health of the state's economy and who has done the most to create jobs. Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin says the state's economy has created thousands of jobs during his almost four years in office. GOP challenger Scott Milne, Republican interest groups and other political opponents say the Vermont economy has suffered under Shumlin's leadership. Middlebury…
Egypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai attack
Saturday, 25 October 2014 08:39
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants. In thundering remarks delivered before cameras ahead of a military funeral for the slain troops, el-Sissi said there are foreign powers that want to "break the back of Egypt," without elaborating. He vowed to take drastic measures to uproot…
Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
Saturday, 25 October 2014 08:39
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he was proud to give Texas nurse Nina Pham a hug in the Oval Office after she was cured of Ebola. He says the other nurse who contracted Ebola is also improving. Obama is praising New York's quick reaction to its first Ebola…
Florida governor's race a dead heat, poll shows
Saturday, 25 October 2014 07:43
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott and his challenger for re-election, former Governor Charlie Crist, are locked in a dead heat in their race to run the nation's largest swing state, poll results released on Wednesday show. The Quinnipiac University Poll results show Scott, a Republican, and Crist, a former Republican running as a Democrat, each with 42 percent support, with both candidates struggling with low popularity.
Google exec makes record skydive from edge of space
Saturday, 25 October 2014 06:38
Washington (AFP) - A Google executive set a new record Friday by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere -- some 135,000 feet, or 41,000 meters high, his project website said. The record dive by 57-year-old Alan Eustace, who is a "senior vice president of knowledge" at Google, was conducted as part of the Stratospheric Explorer project to allow manned exploration of the stratosphere above 100,000 feet. According to a statement from the…
Washington school gunman was homecoming prince
Saturday, 25 October 2014 06:38
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago. He was also facing problems, writing of some unspecified troubles on his Twitter feed: "It breaks me... It actually does...." The popular Marysville-Pilchuck High School freshman opened fire in the school's cafeteria late Friday morning, a government official with direct knowledge of the shooting told The Associated Press.
WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000
Saturday, 25 October 2014 06:38
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest ever outbreak of the disease with a rapidly rising death toll in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. There have also been cases in three other West African countries, Spain and…

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