AP - ap.online.headlines.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.general News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:24:47 -0400 Court order temporarily restricts nurse's movement Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:13:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/US-Ebola-Nurse-Quarantined-Maine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Ebola-Nurse-Quarantined-Maine c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:404a FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox's movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state's quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:45:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/Ebola-West.Africa/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_Ebola-West.Africa c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:420f MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday, remembering the days when "the dying, the sick, the dead who could not picked up on time" as officials hope the disease is on the decline in this West African country. Trooper ambush suspect in court after long manhunt Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:49:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/US--Police.Barracks.Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Police.Barracks.Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4097 MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" as a gaunt and battered-looking Eric Frein — the survivalist suspected in the ambush slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper — was led from court Friday, the morning after his capture ended a grueling seven-week manhunt. Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:05:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/ML--Syria-Alawite.Sacrifice/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML--Syria-Alawite.Sacrifice c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:417a DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) — The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous. The impromptu murals of death illustrate the price supporters of President Bashar Assad are paying to defend his rule. Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:45:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/30/ML--Iraq-Islamic.State.Killings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML--Iraq-Islamic.State.Killings c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3ad1 BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group is conducting a purge, killing dozens of former policemen and soldiers living in areas of Iraq under its control, in a campaign apparently aimed at preventing any uprising against its extremist rule. Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's war Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:15:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/EU--Ukraine-Coal.Miners/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Ukraine-Coal.Miners c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4236 DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland. Gas falling under $3 nationwide: What to know Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:37:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/US--Cheap.Gasoline-Things.To.Know/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Cheap.Gasoline-Things.To.Know c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:40fe NEW YORK (AP) — The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon. US, global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japan Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:16:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/Financial.Markets/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_Financial.Markets c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4077 NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose across the globe Friday, capping off a seesaw month for investors, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost the country's struggling economy. Japan's stock market jumped 4.8 percent to the highest level since 2007. Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:58:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/AS--Japan-Hello.Kitty.at.40/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--Japan-Hello.Kitty.at.40 c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:41e9 TOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of "cute-cool." That is, Hello Kitty. AP PHOTOS: Haunted houses horrify on Halloween Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:21:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/US--Haunted.Houses-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Haunted.Houses-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:409a LAS VEGAS (AP) — JT Mollner likes to compare haunted house visitors to bungee jumpers and skydivers — they want to be safe, but they also want an adrenaline rush. Poll: Economy, health care eclipse social issues Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:24:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/30/US--AP.Poll-Senate-Social.Issues/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--AP.Poll-Senate-Social.Issues c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3ded DENVER (AP) — As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds. Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:12:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/AF--Ebola-Africa_s.Response/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AF--Ebola-Africa_s.Response c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4141 JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later. Rebuilt Hawaii town offers look at life after lava Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:00:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/US-Hawaii-Volcano/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Hawaii-Volcano c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4200 PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ten miles from the Hawaii town of Pahoa that is being menaced by a stream of lava from Kilauea volcano, there's another community that was almost entirely swallowed by the molten rock nearly 30 years ago. 10 Things to Know for Today Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:15:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/10-Things-to-Know-Today/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_10-Things-to-Know-Today c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:414f Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: APNewsBreak: Medicare bought meds for dead people Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:24:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/US-Drugs-for-the-Dead/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Drugs-for-the-Dead c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4098 WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:26:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/US-Ebola-Protocols/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Ebola-Protocols c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4099 WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends. Hong Kong protesters: Images of determination Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:17:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/AS--Hong.Kong-Portraits.of.Protest-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--Hong.Kong-Portraits.of.Protest-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4066 HONG KONG (AP) — On the evening of Sept. 28, Hong Kong police struggling to hold back thousands of democracy protesters unleashed dozens of rounds of tear gas in a failed attempt to disperse them. When the smoke cleared, Hong Kong had changed. Many young people who previously were indifferent to politics say they experienced an awakening. LeBron very un-LeBron in opening loss to Knicks Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:42:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/BKN--LeBron_s.Return/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_BKN--LeBron_s.Return c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4112 CLEVELAND (AP) — Shortly after showering, and maybe rinsing off a forgettable performance, LeBron James smiled and laughed as he dressed for a flight to Chicago. Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:25:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/31/LT-Mexico-Missing-Americans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_LT-Mexico-Missing-Americans c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:40c6 MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing. LeBron falters in emotional return to Cleveland Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:11:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/10/30/BKN--LeBron_s.Return/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_BKN--LeBron_s.Return c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:3dcb CLEVELAND (AP) — Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began.