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U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment ‘frenzy of disorganization’

By Jonathan Allen By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her treatment a “frenzy of disorganization.” Kaci Hickox, who arrived at Newark airport in New Jersey on Friday, described hours of questioning by officials in protective gear and what she said was a mis-diagnosis of fever, followed by a transfer to a hospital isolation tent. Not long after Hickox’s criticisms were made public, it was announced that the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is traveling to Guinea on Sunday Continue reading

U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment ‘frenzy of disorganization’

By Jonathan Allen By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her treatment a “frenzy of disorganization.” Kaci Hickox, who arrived at Newark airport in New Jersey on Friday, described hours of questioning by officials in protective gear and what she said was a mis-diagnosis of fever, followed by a transfer to a hospital isolation tent. Not long after Hickox’s criticisms were made public, it was announced that the U.S Continue reading

Suspect in two California deputy deaths charged with murder, carjacking

(Reuters) – A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two California sheriff’s deputies and wounded a third, law enforcement officials said on Saturday. Continue reading

No. 24 LSU upends No.3 Mississippi, 10-7

By BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bo Wallace’s pass was intercepted by Ronald Martin in the final seconds, and No. 3 Mississippi lost for the first time this season, 10-7 to 24th-ranked LSU on Saturday night Continue reading

No. 24 LSU upends No.3 Mississippi, 10-7

By BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bo Wallace’s pass was intercepted by Ronald Martin in the final seconds, and No. 3 Mississippi lost for the first time this season, 10-7 to 24th-ranked LSU on Saturday night Continue reading

Dalai Lama visits Alabama church at center of civil rights movement

By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) – The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, visited one of America’s sacred sanctuaries on Saturday, touring the church where four African-American girls were killed in a 1963 bombing that galvanized the civil rights movement. Continue reading

Hockey returns to Ottawa with emotional ceremony

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Players on opposing teams stood shoulder-to-shoulder in a circle at center ice as hockey made a stirring return to Ottawa on Saturday night. Fans, many wearing red and waving Canadian flags, paid their respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent as part of a poignant ceremony prior to the Senators’ game against the New Jersey Devils. Continue reading

Washington state teen shooter’s family living in ‘nightmare’

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Stow shouts ‘Play ball!’ before Game 4 of Series

By JANIE McCAULEY, AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bryan Stow hollered “Play ball!” and the sellout crowd roared. Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan brutally beaten outside Dodger Stadium on opening day of the 2011 season, did his part to get Game 4 of the World Series started Saturday at AT&T Park. Continue reading

Giants lead 1-0 lead after 2 innings in Game 4

By HOWIE RUMBERG, AP Sports Writer Jason Vargas bounces back nicely after a 27-pitch first with a 10-pitch second. He ends the inning by taking first baseman Eric Hosmer’s toss and just beats Brandon Crawford to the bag Continue reading