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Ebola: California to impose 21-day quarantine

California on Wednesday became the latest state to order a 21-day quarantine for travelers who have been in close contact with Ebola patients, although it will allow county health officers to impose the order on a 'case-by-case' basis.
 
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Police identify suspect in a fatal road-rage shooting of Oakland mother

OAKLAND -- Police identified a man arrested in the fatal shooting of an Oakland woman last weekend as Carl Stephen Dubose, 20, of Oakland.Dubose, 20, was arrested Wednesday in Elk Grove, and a car and weapon were confiscated as well, said Officer Leo Sanchez, lead investigator on the case. 
Tim Cook
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Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly declares he is gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed his sexuality in an open forum for the first time Thursday, breaking a major barrier as the most prominent American CEO to publicly identify as gay. 
Three world championships in five years? Wow, what a great feat by the San Francisco Giants, and one the 49ers nearly pulled off in their 1980s dynasty.  
 
 
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr went right after Seattle Seahawks' vaunted cornerback Richard Sherman in an exhibition game in August  
 
 
10/29/2014 11:48 PM PDT - Kerr decides to start Harrison Barnes over Andre Iguodala in 95-77 win at Sacramento Kings.  
 
 
 
 
 
Justin Sullivan
Retailers' attempt to offer a competitor to Apple Pay and other contactless payments systems is off to a rough start: The email addresses of beta testers and customers who expressed interest in the system have been accessed before the offering makes its official debut.  
 
 
In a snapshot, it's an internal selfie. With more advanced technology than anything currently on the market, more data about your physical well-being than a mere fitness wristband, able to sense your moods or mental focus and even suggest when you need a drink of water -- it's 'Body Metrics: Exploring the Digital You,' the newest permanent exhibit at San Jose's Tech Museum of Innovation. And it opens Thursday.  
 
 
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Salt therapy has have become the hot new spa trend, with fans saying it offers relief from skin and respiratory conditions.