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    Ted Bishop out as PGA president

    Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter.

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    Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

    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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    Kentucky Senate candidates spar over new ads

    The campaign for Democratic senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes challenged a new ad from Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell that boasted his support among women, contending it featured a woman who is registered to vote in Pennsylvania.

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    Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England

    Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into next month's elections.

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    FCC: Phone companies posted private info online

    Two phone companies — TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. — unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to fine the companies...

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    Hickenlooper, Beauprez meet for last debate

    Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper says he thinks Republican challenger Bob Beauprez politicized the death of state Corrections Director Tom Clements in a television ad criticizing Hickenlooper's public-safety record.

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    GOP candidates treading gingerly on climate change

    Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

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    House Democrats on defense in Nevada

    National Democrats are buying ad time to protect a suddenly vulnerable, first-term Nevada congressman as a handful of House races turn more competitive within days of midterm elections.

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    Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears

    The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order...

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    Ex-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison

    As the three men he once held hostage looked on, a former commander of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced on Friday to 27 years in a federal prison for their mistreatment during five years of captivity.

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