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Forced confinement...Australia joins attacks against Islamic State...Data breach

By The Associated Press | Posted - Oct. 2, 2014 at 10:01 p.m.



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DALLAS (AP) — Four members of a family the U.S. Ebola patient was staying with in Dallas remains confined to their home under armed guard. Officials say the unusual confinement order was imposed after the family failed to comply with a request not to leave their apartment. A hazardous material crew dispatched to the apartment Thursday evening didn't have the required permits and will return on Friday

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says his country's air force will begin launching airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State targets. Prime Minister Tony Abbot says the group "must be disrupted and degraded at home and abroad." Australia already has six warplanes --- F/A-18F Super Hornets -- that were pre-deployed to the United Arab Emirates more than two weeks ago.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is partially lifting its ban on sales of weaponry to Vietnam -- in a sign of stronger ties between the former enemies. The move is intended to support Vietnam's ability to defend itself in the South China Sea. It's among Asian nations facing an increasingly assertive China.

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver school board has approved a plan to review the curriculum in some U.S. history classes to promote patriotism and downplay civil disobedience. The proposal has been met with widespread student walkouts in Jefferson County schools. Some in the audience at a Thursday evening school board meeting shouted "resign" and "recall."

LOS ANGELES (AP) — JPMorgan Chase says a recent cyberattack compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. According to a regulatory filing, the stolen formation includes names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. But JPMorgan says there's no evidence that the data breach included customers' account numbers, passwords, Social Security numbers or dates of birth.

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