Charging documents show Phelps DUI tied to alcohol

FILE - In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)Michael Phelps can't seem to break a disturbing pattern.



Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings

HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests warned that if the territory's top official doesn't resign by Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.
Health officials say no other suspected Ebola cases in Texas

(Reuters) - Texas state health officials said on Wednesday they have no other suspected Ebola cases in the state, where the first confirmed U.S. case of the deadly virus has been reported. "We have no other suspect cases of Ebola in Texas at this time," the state health agency said in a Twitter post. (Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Jim Loney)
NATO's new leader says Russia can still destabilize Ukraine

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The ceasefire in Ukraine offers an opportunity but Russia still has the power to destabilize the country, NATO's new Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. "The ceasefire in Ukraine offers an opportunity but Russia maintains its ability to destabilize Ukraine. Russia remains in breach of international law," Stoltenberg told his first news conference as NATO leader. Stoltenberg also held out an olive branch to Russia, saying he saw no contradiction between aspiring for a constructive relationship with Russia and being in favor of a strong NATO. ...
UK's Cameron promises tax cuts, EU battle

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron delivers his keynote speech to delegates at the Conservative Party annual party conference in the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, England, Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014. During his speech Cameron revealed anticipated tax changes for the basic rate tax payers and for the people who pay the top rate of tax. (AP Photo / Joe Giddens, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVESLONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron promised a tough stance on Europe and tax cuts for millions in a speech designed to rally the Conservative faithful and sway other voters ahead of a national election next year.





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