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en-US Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo! Inc. All rights reserved Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:41:05 -0400 5 Yahoo News - Top Stories http://news.yahoo.com/topstories/ http://l.yimg.com/rz/d/yahoo_news_en-US_s_f_p_168x21_news.png More than 80 people had direct or indirect contact with Ebola patient - DallasAUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - More than 80 people were exposed in some way to the patient infected with Ebola, a spokeswoman for Dallas County's public health department said on Thursday. The department said 12 to 18 people came into direct contact with the Ebola patient and the rest came into contact with members of that group. They are all being monitored and no one has shown any symptoms, said Erikka Neroes, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services. ...
  • More than 80 people had direct or indirect contact with Ebola patient - Dallas
    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - More than 80 people were exposed in some way to the patient infected with Ebola, a spokeswoman for Dallas County's public health department said on Thursday. The department said 12 to 18 people came into direct contact with the Ebola patient and the rest came into contact with members of that group. They are all being monitored and no one has shown any symptoms, said Erikka Neroes, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services. ...
  • Washington crews try to oust persistent beaver
    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — A road crew in Washington state has had it with a beaver that persists in building a dam under a bridge.
  • US stocks steady after solid jobless claims
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/us-stocks-steady-solid-jobless-claims-143448721.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/45y6l_laUYkczjcmYnmzcQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9Njk7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/Part-GTY-456326898-1-1-1.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="US stocks are little changed in early trade, stabilizing after the prior day&#039;s sell-off, following a solid report on US jobless claims" align="left" title="US stocks are little changed in early trade, stabilizing after the prior day&#039;s sell-off, following a solid report on US jobless claims" border="0" /></a>New York (AFP) - US stocks were little changed in early trade Thursday, stabilizing after the prior day&#039;s sell-off, following a solid report on US jobless claims.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Scores possibly exposed to U.S. Ebola patient; four isolated
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/texas-officials-80-people-may-exposed-ebola-patient-120536909--finance.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/p8IqVHxbCXpr6YBBuTiHFg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9Njk7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2014-10-02T125110Z_891298297_TM3EAA20NL401_RTRMADP_3_HEALTH-EBOLA-USA.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Students disembark from a school bus outside The Ivy Apartments" align="left" title="Students disembark from a school bus outside The Ivy Apartments" border="0" /></a>By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - More than 80 people had direct or indirect contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, health officials said Thursday, as four members of the patient&#039;s family were quarantined as a precaution. Dallas County officials said 12 to 18 people had direct contact with the Texas patient, and they in turn had contact with scores of others. All were being monitored and none had shown any symptoms. A top health official urged U.S. ...</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Royals warn paparazzo Prince George is off-bounds
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/royals-warn-paparazzo-prince-george-off-bounds-131422607.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/P5fRVIcD8unu8zPDr2.TWw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9Njk7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/Part-DV-DV1862087-1-1-1.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Prince William and his wife Kate introduce Prince George to butterflies at the Natural History Museum in London" align="left" title="Prince William and his wife Kate introduce Prince George to butterflies at the Natural History Museum in London" border="0" /></a>London (AFP) - Prince William and his wife Kate have sent a legal warning letter to a photographer trying to take pictures of their son Prince George and his nanny, a spokesman said Thursday.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Greek police destroy suspected bomb sent to bourse
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police have destroyed a suspicious parcel sent to the Athens Stock Exchange that was stopped at the mailroom and did not disrupt trading.
  • Plot to bomb holiday event leads to 30-year term
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/man-gets-30-term-oregon-bomb-plot-075713111.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/AMz6FsV9joEDU54OfNz66Q--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9Njk7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/93cccd1a99c34c26610f6a7067004304.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff&#039;s Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a fake bomb provided by the FBI, he is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff&#039;s Office, File)" align="left" title="FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff&#039;s Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a fake bomb provided by the FBI, he is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff&#039;s Office, File)" border="0" /></a>PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed &quot;God is great&quot; while police officers dragged him into a waiting van, a young Somali American was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Nadal, Williams make China Open quarters, Halep quits
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/nadal-williams-china-open-quarters-halep-quits-142859561.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/H8dtOh0VYT48AGkQMgOipw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9Njk7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/0cf73a8de7c18c621cc50c8d01e8f0c8c00c4e06.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Rafael Nadal serves against Peter Gojowczyk at the China Open in Beijing on October 2, 2014" align="left" title="Rafael Nadal serves against Peter Gojowczyk at the China Open in Beijing on October 2, 2014" border="0" /></a>Beijing (AFP) - Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams powered into the quarter-finals of the China Open Thursday, while world number two Simona Halep made the last eight, and then withdrew from the tournament through injury.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Bank of England backs flagship government mortgage guarantee scheme
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/bank-england-backs-flagship-government-mortgage-guarantee-scheme-084045840--business.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/xVq3wHx9ES0qSe04PbCTpw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9Njk7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2014-10-02T131314Z_1_LYNXNPEA910JX_RTROPTP_2_BRITAIN-ECONOMY-HOUSING.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="A view of semi-detached homes in Bexleyheath, southeast London" align="left" title="A view of semi-detached homes in Bexleyheath, southeast London" border="0" /></a>By David Milliken and Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England gave a clean bill of health to Britain&#039;s flagship mortgage guarantee scheme on Thursday, sparing the government from potential embarrassment in the run-up to a national election. But it asked for new powers to curb risky mortgage borrowing - including funding for buy-to-let investments for the first time - and said it would speed up plans to limit how much banks can lend relative to their capital. ...</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Hamilton braces for Rosberg fightback
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/hamilton-braces-rosberg-fightback-112747782--spt.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/sdM6mExU3YGOcPMSh3UNug--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9Njk7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/a203ccf7cfda4c328f4340c049e626c419c9fe91.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Lewis Hamilton signs autographs in Suzuka on October 2, 2014 ahead of Sunday&#039;s Formula One Japanese Grand Prix" align="left" title="Lewis Hamilton signs autographs in Suzuka on October 2, 2014 ahead of Sunday&#039;s Formula One Japanese Grand Prix" border="0" /></a>Suzuka (Japan) (AFP) - Lewis Hamilton said Thursday he will be ready for a fightback from teammate Nico Rosberg at the Japanese Grand Prix after the German lost first place in the Formula One rankings.</p><br clear="all"/>

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