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at 17:50 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

NYC commissioner considers hatchet attack on officers a terrorist act by a homegrown radical

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday.

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at 23:02 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Newly released Ebola-free Dallas nurse receives Obama's thanks and a hug at the White House

BETHESDA, Md. - A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

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at 22:11 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

NY and NJ will quarantine doctors and others exposed to Ebola; move prompted by New York case

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.

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at 21:59 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Egypt declares a state of emergency in northern Sinai, after attack kills 30

EL-ARISH, Egypt - A co-ordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

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at 21:18 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Seattle-area Homecoming prince kills 1 before shooting himself, officials and students say

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 several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.

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at 20:10 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 California deputies, shooting of 2 others

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours across two California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also shot during the spree.

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