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AP Top Headlines At 11:22 a.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 11:22 a.m. EDT

1 - Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas
2 - Questions and answers about the US Ebola case
3 - Two senior lawmakers want Secret Service chief out
4 - Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings
5 - Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps
6 - Obama seeks traction on economy amid foreign tests
7 - Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in Brazil
8 - Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca
9 - Truck deals help boost US auto sales in September
10 - World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50
1 - Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

DALLAS (AP) -- The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus....

10/1/2014 8:57:16 AM

2 - Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S....

10/1/2014 3:06:27 AM

3 - Two senior lawmakers want Secret Service chief out

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, saying they had lost confidence and trust in her ability to protect President Barack Obama. It came one day after Pierson spent hours during a congressional hearing trying to explain an embarrassing White House security breach....

10/1/2014 11:22:08 AM

4 - Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings

HONG KONG (AP) -- Student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests warned that if the territory's top official doesn't resign by Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings....

10/1/2014 10:04:02 AM

5 - Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according to current and former U.S. officials....

10/1/2014 8:50:37 AM

6 - Obama seeks traction on economy amid foreign tests

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But the airstrikes against Islamic State extremists have also introduced a new complicating factor into the fall campaign, forcing both sides to reassess their closing political messages....

10/1/2014 8:46:44 AM

7 - Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists are political power brokers....

10/1/2014 10:55:51 AM

8 - Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- As a child, Osama al-Bar would walk from his home past Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba, to the market of spice and fabric merchants where his father owned a store. At that time, Mecca was so small, pilgrims could sit at the cube-shaped Kaaba and look out at the serene desert mountains where the Prophet Muhammad once walked....

10/1/2014 4:49:46 AM

9 - Truck deals help boost US auto sales in September

DETROIT (AP) -- Big discounts on pickup trucks helped keep U.S. auto sales strong in September....

10/1/2014 10:06:16 AM

10 - World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50

TOKYO (AP) -- It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."...

10/1/2014 11:04:34 AM


 

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