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at 11:32 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Ice cream truck hits, kills boy in LA, prompting crowd to attack driver

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Authorities say a seven-year-old boy riding a motorized bike was hit and killed by an ice cream truck in South Los Angeles and residents then attacked the driver.


at 10:59 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Gauge of US economy posts solid 0.8 per cent gain in September, signalling further growth

WASHINGTON - A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health posted a solid increase in September after no gain in the previous month.


at 10:14 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Lebanese health minister says man suspected of having Ebola has been quarantined in Lebanon

BEIRUT - A Lebanese man who arrived from West Africa is suspected of having Ebola and was quarantined on Thursday in a Beirut hospital, the first such suspected case in the country, Lebanon's health minister said.


at 09:05 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Heads or tails? Coin-toss winner chosen mayor of small town in Peru

LIMA, Peru - A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box.


at 08:36 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

White House fence jumper charged with assault, making threats

WASHINGTON - The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.


at 08:35 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Investigators detain 4 more suspects in Moscow plane crash that killed Total CEO and 3 crew

MOSCOW - Russian investigators announced Thursday that they have detained four more employees of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport following a plane crash that killed the chief executive of French oil company Total and three crew members.


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