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Ebola nurse on defensive gets call from Obama

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Atlanta, Oct 29 (AP) - A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a courageous front-line caregiver.
Another nurse, held for days in a medical tent in New Jersey after volunteering in West Africa, was in an undisclosed location in Maine, objecting to quarantine rules as overly restrictive.
While world leaders appeal for more doctors and nurses on the front...
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US governors, Army go own way on Ebola quarantines

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Newark, New Jersey, Oct 28 (AP) - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming down with Ebola, and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk. But some state governors and even an Army commander have gone...
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Governors back home quarantine for Ebola workers

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New York, Oct 27 (AP) - The governors of New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as they back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while the top U.S. infectious-disease expert warns that such restrictions are unnecessary and could discourage...
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Clashes erupt at Palestinian’s West Bank funeral

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Jerusalem, Oct 27 (AP) - Clashes erupted Sunday between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces at the West Bank funeral of a teenage boy killed by Israeli troops, as an Ecuadorean tourist died of wounds suffered in an attack last week by a Palestinian man who drove his car into a crowded Jerusalem...
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Hawaii volcano lava prompts evacuation concerns

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Undated, Oct 27 (AP)-Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii were placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano continued to advance. Authorities on Sunday said lava flow on the Big Island of Hawaii had advanced about 250 yards (230 meters) since Saturday morning and was moving at...
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