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  • Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani as U.S. drops arms to defenders

    Monday, 1:55 PM

    By Gulsen Solaker and Tom Perry ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani on Turkey's border, and the United States air-dropped arms to help the Kurds there resist an Islamic State assault. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey was facilitating the passage of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces, themselves fighting Islamic State in Iraq. He stopped short of saying whether Ankara backed the U.S. air-drop of weapons. ...... read more

  • Polish ex-minister quoted saying Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland

    Monday, 2:11 PM

    Former Polish foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski speaks at the lower house of the Polish parliament in WarsawWARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's parliamentary speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland's then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves. Sikorski, who until September served as Poland's foreign minister, was quoted telling U.S. website Politico that Putin made the proposal during Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk's visit to Moscow in 2008 - although he later said some of the interview had been "overinterpreted". "He wanted us to become participants in this partition of Ukraine ... ...


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  • Polls shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears

    Monday, 4:33 PM

    Brazil's President and Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate Rousseff gestures before a TV debate in Sao PauloBy Walter Brandimarte and Alonso Soto RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff is gaining momentum but remains locked in a dead heat with challenger Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday's runoff to Brazil's presidential election, two surveys showed on Monday. Centrist candidate Neves lost a slight but statistically insignificant lead over leftist Rousseff for the first time since the first round of elections on Oct. 5, according to the survey by Datafolha polling firm. Since then, the presidential race has turned increasingly ugly as the candidates scramble for undecided voters. ...


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  • Prosecutor: No sex harassment charges for DeMaio

    Monday, 4:42 PM

    In this Monday, June 23, 2014 file photo California Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, poses for a picture on Capitol Hill in Washington. Prosecutors on Monday declined to charge Republican congressional candidate DeMaio over allegations that he sexually harassed a former campaign aide and said they were not charging the former aide with breaking into DeMaio’s office. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday declined to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over allegations that he sexually harassed a former campaign aide and said they were not charging the former aide with breaking into DeMaio's office.


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  • Alabama House speaker arrested on felony charges

    Monday, 4:39 PM

    OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Powerful Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on felony ethics charges, accused of using public office for personal gain.... read more

  • Alabama state House speaker indicted on corruption charges

    Monday, 4:37 PM

    (Reuters) - Alabama's powerful Republican state house speaker was indicted on 23 criminal counts of corruption by a grand jury, court records released on Monday show. Mike Hubbard, who helped guide Republicans to majorities in both houses of the Alabama legislature in 2010 for the first time in 136 years, was indicted on Friday on charges that include using his office for personal gain and legislating with a conflict of interest. ...... read more

  • McIlroy pulls out of China swing to focus on legal battle: media

    Monday, 4:45 PM

    European Ryder Cup player Rory McIlroy celebrates going one up on the first hole during the 40th Ryder Cup singles matches at Gleneagles(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has pulled out of next week's BMW Masters and the following WGC HSBC Champions event in Shanghai to focus on his legal battle with his former management company, British media reported, citing a statement from the Northern Irishman. McIlroy terminated his contract with Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management in Sept. 2013 to form his own management company and the protracted legal dispute is now set to go to trial. ...


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  • Waiting game over for Cinderella Royals

    Monday, 4:04 PM

    MLB: World Series-Practice DayBy Larry Fine (Reuters) - The waiting game will soon be over for the Kansas City Royals, who last played for the World Series crown 29 years ago and who host the San Francisco Giants in Tuesday's opener of Major League Baseball's championship series. Besides waiting nearly three decades to return to postseason baseball, the Cinderella crew will have cooled their heels for five days since extending a record unbeaten playoffs streak to 8-0 by sweeping the American League Championship Series. ...


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  • Giants lefty ace Bumgarner set for Royal test

    Monday, 3:37 PM

    Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants reacts on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, CaliforniaKansas City (AFP) - San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, baffling rival batters throughout a record-shattering season, tries to halt Kansas City's unbeaten playoff run in Tuesday's opening game of the 110th World Series.


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  • Restitution ordered in dinosaur footprint theft

    Monday, 4:42 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution... read more

  • Alabama House speaker arrested on felony charges

    Monday, 4:39 PM

    OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Powerful Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on felony ethics charges, accused of using public office for personal gain... read more

  • Idaho pastors opposed to gay marriage sue city over law

    Monday, 4:32 PM

    Amber and Rachael Beierle greet each other as lawyers and plaintiffs that sued the state over a gay marriage ban hold a press conference outside of the James A. McClure Federal Building and US Courthouse in BoiseBy Laura Zuckerman SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - Two pastors in Idaho, who fear they could be penalized for refusing to perform newly legal gay marriages at their private wedding chapel, have filed a lawsuit, saying an Idaho anti-discrimination law violates their right to free speech and religious liberty. Donald and Evelyn Knapp, who run the Hitching Post Wedding Chapel in Coeur d'Alene, are asking a federal judge to temporarily bar the city from enforcing a local ordinance that bans discrimination tied to sexual orientation in businesses that are used by the public, their attorney said on Monday. ...


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  • Connecticut nursing schools suspend programs with hospital over Ebola scare

    Monday, 4:33 PM

    By Richard Weizel NEW HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) - At least two Connecticut university nursing programs have stopped sending student nurses to work in the emergency room of a New Haven hospital where a patient was admitted last week with Ebola-like symptoms but tested negative for the virus. Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University said on Monday they were suspending their programs at Yale-New Haven Hospital, while Fairfield went a step further and stopped sending students to work clinical shifts at the medical center. ...... read more

  • Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

    Monday, 4:27 PM

    DALLAS (AP) — Youngor Jallah spent the last three weeks confined to her small apartment with her children and boyfriend, fearing they had contracted the deadly Ebola virus from her mother's fiance.... read more

  • CDC calls for better training with protective gear in new Ebola guidelines

    Monday, 4:25 PM

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has set up new guidelines for health workers taking care of patients infected with Ebola that require better training in taking off and putting on protective suits. The CDC also said that no skin can be exposed by workers taking care of a person infected with Ebola and that supervisors need to monitor workers as they put on protective suits and take them off. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz)... read more