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7 hurt as car smashes into California restaurant

Friday, 24 October 2014 13:21
DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center. Lt. Nate Schmidt tells the Contra Costa Times (http://bit.ly/1wiuHSV ) that the 56-year-old female driver had just pulled into the parking lot outside Taqueria Los Pericos on Thursday night when she accidentally accelerated and plowed through the storefront in Dublin, a city about 25 miles east of Oakland.
US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow
Friday, 24 October 2014 13:21
WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of American forces in South Korea says North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States, but he does not know whether they have done so. In remarks at the Pentagon, Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti notes that North Korea claims to have such a missile, and says it would be imprudent of him to ignore the claim. He also says that it seems…
Tracking Dr. Spencer's contacts isn't easy
Friday, 24 October 2014 13:21
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Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military
Friday, 24 October 2014 13:21
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank. A relative identified the teen as 14-year-old Orwah Hammad and said he was born in New Orleans and came to the West Bank at age six. Hammad's cousin Moath said he was among a group of Palestinians who were throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers.
Republicans take aim at U.S. Ebola response as fourth case emerges
Friday, 24 October 2014 12:25
By David Morgan and Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's response to Ebola ran into fresh criticism from Republicans in Congress on Friday, as the emergence of a fourth U.S. case in New York City heightened public anxiety about the potential spread of the virus. Darrell Issa, the California Republican who chairs the House Oversight Committee, blasted what he described as a "bumbling" administration response characterized by missteps and ill-considered procedures to protect…
Islamic State used chlorine gas in fight north of Baghdad, say Iraq officials
Friday, 24 October 2014 12:20
BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said Friday. The disclosure comes on the heels of similar reports from the Syrian border town of Kobani, indicating that the extremist group may have added low-grade chemical weapons to an arsenal that already includes heavy weapons and tanks looted from captured military bases. Three Iraqi officials — a senior security…
Car smashes into Calif. restaurant, 7 injured
Friday, 24 October 2014 12:20
DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center. Lt. Nate Schmidt tells the Contra Costa Times (http://bit.ly/1wiuHSV ) that the 56-year-old female driver had just pulled into the parking lot outside Taqueria Los Pericos on Thursday night when she accidentally accelerated and plowed through the storefront in Dublin, a city about 25 miles east of Oakland.
NIH: Nurse Nina Pham free of Ebola
Friday, 24 October 2014 12:20
DALLAS — Texas nurse Nina Pham, one of two caregivers to contract Ebola from Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan, is now free of the deadly virus, the National Institutes of Health announced on Friday. The federal medical research agency says Pham will be discharged from its facility. “She has no virus in her,” said Dr. Tony Fauci, NIH director. “She feels well.” The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Poll: Martha Coakley approaching another big loss in Massachusetts
Friday, 24 October 2014 11:25
Don't look now, but if the latest poll is accurate, Martha Coakley might be about to bungle another big election for Democrats in Massachusetts. Coakley, Massachusetts' attorney general, trails her Republican opponent in the state's gubernatorial race, Charlie Baker, by nine points, 45 to 36 percent, in a poll released Friday by the Boston Globe. It's the biggest advantage either candidate has enjoyed in months. While Baker has moved from 38 percent to 45 percent…
U.S. House panel to meet with safety regulators about Takata air bags next week
Friday, 24 October 2014 11:25

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