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auto travel

Car service Uber announces it will start operating in Las Vegas and Reno Friday afternoon - @reviewjournal

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Senior Kurdish official denies claim from Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that group has agreed to a deal with Syrian rebels to aid fight against Islamic State insurgents in Kobani - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Editor's note: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is scheduled to give an update on Ebola patient Craig Spencer at 11:30 am ET, according to @NYCMayorsOffice. Check back later for more. - Aaron

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manufacturing

Procter & Gamble Co says it will exit its Duracell battery business, likely through a splitoff into a separate company - @nytimesbusiness

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Ebola outbreak 2014

CDC Director Tom Frieden on NYC Ebola patient: 'Dr. Craig Spencer is one of many heroes, protecting the US and Africa. Our thoughts and all support are with him and his care team' - @DrFriedenCDC

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Photo: Media gather outside Ebola patient Craig Spencer's apartment building in Hamilton Heights, NY, this morning - @peterhaskell880

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economic indicators

New US home sales rise 0.2% to 467,000 annual rate in September, but August sales revised downward 7.5%; still at 6-year high - @jbartash

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tech

Streaming music service Deezer buys podcast service Stitcher - @Recode

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow helped former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych leave Ukraine for Russia amid violent Kiev protests in February - @Reuters

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Britain phone hacking scandal

British newspaper editor Rebekah Brooks visits News Corp in NY as she 'considers her professional future' in wake of phone hacking scandal - @THR

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Bowling alley that Craig Spencer attended in Williamsburg, NY, on Ebola response: 'We voluntarily decided to close The Gutter yesterday evening as a precautionary measure while we gathered more information. We are working with the NYC Health Department to have the bar cleaned and sanitized under their supervision and expect to be open sometime today after that is completed' - statement

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Ottawa shootings, Oct. 22, 2014

Photo: The Canadian Consulate in Istanbul is seen after being evacuated when a suspicious yellow powder was found in a package; Turkey's disaster response agency said 1 person came into direct contact with the substance - @CBCNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

More: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says NYC subway ridership this morning is 'exactly normal' - @JimmyVielkind

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Ebola outbreak 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will ride NYC subway today to reassure New Yorkers of safety in wake of Ebola case - @NYTMetro

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markets

US stocks open mildly higher, with Amazon shares down 6% after disappointing earnings report - @CNBC

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Mozambique

Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party candidate Filipe Nyusi wins presidential election in 1st round, according to provisional results - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

5 more experimental Ebola vaccines to start testing in March, World Health Organization says - @AP

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Russia

More: Putin warns political scholars in Russia that Washington is trying to 'remake the whole world' around its own interests and that the risk of international conflicts is growing - @Reuters

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Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the risk of conflicts involving big powers had risen, along with the threat of arms control treaties being violated, in speech to Russian political scholars - @Reuters

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European Union

UK PM David Cameron says UK will not pay 'completely unacceptable' and 'unjustified' 2 billion euro bill from EU - @GeraldImrayAP, @Reuters

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