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Jeffrey Fowle is greeted by family members on his arrival at Wright-Patterson Airforce Base, Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, 2014, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Kohl)Ohio man, held nearly half a year for leaving a bible behind in a bar, on home ground.


2014-10-22 07:27:01 -0600

Smith, a registered nurse with Mount Sinai Medical Health Systems, St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals in New York, demonstrates putting on personal protective equipment during an Ebola educational session for healthcare workers in New YorkWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The new U.S. Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread of the virus in the United States. The Pentagon's 30-member emergency team, including 5 doctors, 20 critical care nurses and 5 trainers who are experts in infectious disease protocols, were scheduled to gather at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. U.S. ...


2014-10-22 07:32:02 -0600

Baruti of the Universal African Peoples Organization, Shahid of the Tauheed Youth Group, and Missouri State Senator Nasheed speak with the media outside the St. Louis County Justice Center in Clayton(Reuters) - A newly disclosed autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reported. The St. Louis County medical examiner's autopsy of 18-year-old Michael Brown, obtained by the newspaper and published online late on Tuesday, said a microscopic examination of his hand tissue showed particles "consistent with products that are discharged from the barrel of a firearm. ...


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