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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power speaks to members of the Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis in New York 26 October 2014 By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations embarked on a trip to West Africa, new rules in three U.S. states mandating quarantine for health workers returning from the Ebola-stricken region drew criticism, even as some U.S. lawmakers called for a travel ban on the three worst-hit countries. Samantha Power, a member of President Barack Obama's cabinet, left Washington on Saturday bound for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. ... [more]
26 October 2014 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said Saturday. [more]
Crime scene tape criss-cross a Motel 6 parking lot where Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver was killed in Sacramento 26 October 2014 (Reuters) - A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two California sheriff's deputies and wounded a third, law enforcement officials said on Saturday. A fourth victim, a motorist who was shot in the head, remained hospitalized Saturday, officials said. Marcelo Marquez, 34, of Salt Lake City, was booked into Sacramento County Jail early Saturday and faces two counts of murder, two counts attempted murder and carjacking charges, a sheriff's spokesman said. ... [more]
In this Oct. 24, 2014 photo from the U.S. Geological Survey, the lava flow from Kilauea Volcano that began June 27 is seen as it crossed Apa?a Street near Cemetery Road near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Hawaii authorities on Saturday told several dozen residents near the active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to five days as molten rock oozed across the country road and edged closer to homes. The USGS says the flow is currently about 160 to 230 feet (50 to 70 meters) wide and moving northeast at about 10 yards (nine meters) per hour. It's currently about six-tenths of a mile (one kilometer) from Pahoa Village Road, the town's main street. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey) 26 October 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities on Saturday told several dozen residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to five days as molten rock oozed across a country road and edged closer to homes. [more]
Student Tyanna Davis and others place flowers outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School the day after a shooting at the school in Marysville, Washington 26 October 2014 Relatives of Jaylen Fryberg can't understand why he would target his cousins and friends. [more]
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