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at 00:19 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf says he wants to give back to his home, Gaza, with arts centre

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts centre nurturing young musicians, writers and actors.


at 22:34 on October 22, 2014, EDT.

Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction in NYC, far exceeding expectations

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City.


at 22:31 on October 22, 2014, EDT.

US video journalist leaves Nebraska hospital after Ebola recovery, heads home to Rhode Island

OMAHA, Neb. - An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.


at 22:30 on October 22, 2014, EDT.

AP NewsBreak: California agrees to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence.


at 22:00 on October 22, 2014, EDT.

Family: Doctors no longer detect Ebola in 2nd Texas nurse diagnosed after treating ill patient

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her family said Wednesday.


at 20:40 on October 22, 2014, EDT.

CDC: New plan will monitor all Americans, visitors coming into US from 3 Ebola nations

ATLANTA - All travellers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.


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