Hong Kong leader plays waiting game, protesters demand he resigns
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:05:59 -0400
By John Ruwitch and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's leader is willing to let pro-democracy demonstrations blocking large areas of the city go on for weeks if necessary, a source close to him said, while defiant protesters vowed they would not budge. The city's streets were calm early on Thursday while police largely kept their distance from the tens of thousands of mostly young people keeping up protests, now nearly a week old, in the heart of the global financial hub. ...
Mexico: Alleged drug boss Beltran Leyva captured
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:03:13 -0400
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Military special forces grabbed alleged cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva during a lightning raid at a restaurant Wednesday, the latest in a string of high-profile drug arrests in the country.
LeBron warmly welcomed "home" by Cleveland fans
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:03:11 -0400
CLEVELAND (AP) — The crowd's deafening roar was so loud LeBron James couldn't hear his name announced.
'Orange is the New Black' author talks Season 3
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:21:51 -0400
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The woman whose best-selling prison memoir has been adapted into the "Orange is the New Black" Netflix series is sharing her insight into the upcoming Season 3, saying it "holds some really amazing stories and twists and turns."
Questions and answers about the US Ebola case
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:18:58 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country. Now it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S.
Welbeck can thrive after Euro treble, says Wenger
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:16:56 -0400
London (AFP) - Arsene Wenger insists Danny Welbeck's hat-trick against Galatasaray will give the Arsenal striker the confidence he needs to thrive at the Emirates Stadium.
Respiratory virus seen in 4 deaths; role unclear
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:16:43 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Four people who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country have died, but what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear, health officials said Wednesday.
Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from ER
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:14:12 -0400
DALLAS (AP) — The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.
2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:12:20 -0400
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.
Judge: Stockton must treat pension like other debt
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:11:43 -0400
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Striking at the sanctity of public pensions in California, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. bankruptcy law allows the city of Stockton to treat pension fund obligations like other debts, meaning the city could trim benefits.
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