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Bomb attacks kill at least 38 in Iraq – Xinhua

Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

BAGHDAD, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) — A total of 38 people, including two senior police officers, were killed and some 141 others wounded in separate bomb attacks across Iraq on Sunday, security sources said. The deadliest attack occurred before noon in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala when two explosive-packed cars were detonated. This incident was followed by more violence when a suicide bomber blew up himself outside a…

Boston hospital monitoring patient for possible Ebola case – Reuters

Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

(Reuters) – A man in Massachusetts who recently returned from Liberia is being evaluated at a Boston hospital for a potential case of Ebola after complaining of a headache and muscle aches, health officials said on Sunday. The patient is at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center but there is no confirmation of Ebola, said Dr. Kenneth Sands, chief quality officer at Beth Israel. The response in Massachusetts demonstrates the high…

Federal judge strikes down Alaska’s marriage ban – SFGate

Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

gallery_thumbnails_photo|photo-6991098|article-gallery-5818320|1 gallery_thumbnails_photo|photo-6991097|article-gallery-5818320|2 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge on Sunday struck down Alaska’s first-in-the-nation ban on gay marriages, the latest court decision in a busy week for the issue. It wasn’t immediately clear when marriage licenses would be issued to same-sex couples in Alaska, however the state does have a three-day waiting period between applications and marriage ceremonies. The state intends to appeal the ruling, Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman…

Aaron Rodgers Steals Dan Marino’s Fake Spike And Stuns The Dolphins In Final … – Huffington Post

Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates the winning touchdown during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Aaron Rodgers took a page from Dan Marino’s playbook to stun the Miami Dolphins. The Green Bay Packers’ quarterback set up a game-winning touchdown pass in the final minute with a fake spike play…

Violence in Iraq Kills 50 Kurds Near Baquba, Police Chief in Anbar – Voice of America

Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

There was more violence in Iraq Sunday, with at least 50 members of Kurdish security forces killed in three suicide car bomb attacks and a police chief killed by a roadside bomb in restive Anbar province. The car bombs exploded at an Iraqi government compound north of Baquba in Qara Tappah as Kurdish military veterans were volunteering to re-enlist. Authorities said one car bomber detonated…

Texas health worker who tested positive for Ebola wore ‘full’ protective gear – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

In the first apparent case of Ebola transmission in the United States, a Texas nurse who treated an Ebola-stricken Liberian man has tested positive for the deadly virus. The preliminary test result was announced early Sunday, four days after the death of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan in Dallas. The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital worker reported “a low-grade fever” Friday, the Texas Department of State Health Services said in a statement….