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Suspect arrested in death of two deputies
SACRAMENTO — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff’s deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into c...
By Don Thompson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Spending on two health initiatives tops $100M
SACRAMENTO — Two health care-related initiatives on the November ballot have generated more than $100 million in spending, with insurers and doctors leading the fight to defeat both, according to campaign finance reports filed late Thursday. Opponents of Proposition 45, led by Kaiser Foundation H...
By Judy Lin The Associated Press FULL STORY
Seattle school gunman was homecoming prince
MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others — including two of his cousins — before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses sai...
By Doug Esser and Martha Bellisle The Associated Press FULL STORY
Stock market’s big seesaw gives investors pause
NEW YORK — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified. Stocks have surged back this week, thanks to st...
By Steve Rothwell The Associated Press FULL STORY
Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important
WASHINGTON — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America’s part...
By Deb Riechmann and Emily Swanson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears
WASHINGTON — The Ebola virus’s arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantin...
By Connie Cass The Associated Press FULL STORY

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