THE FIRST ROUND OF INCREASED U.S. MILITARY AID TO FIGHT EBOLA ARRIVES IN LIBERIA *

U.S. EMBASSY IN LIBERIA SAYS MORE SUPPLIES AND PERSONNEL ARE EXPECTED IN THE COMING DAYS *

PRES OBAMA ANNOUNCED ON TUES THE U.S. WILL SEND 3,000 TROOPS TO FIGHT THE DISEASE IN WEST AFRICA *

THE EBOLA OUTBREAK HAS KILLED MORE THAN 2,600 PEOPLE *

LEADER OF FAILED INDEPENDENCE EFFORT IN SCOTLAND RESIGNS AS THE COUNTRY'S LEADER *

ALEX SALMOND SAYS HE'S PROUD OF THE CAMPAIGN AND THE RECORD TURNOUT FOR THURSDAY'S VOTE *

SALMOND: "FOR SCOTLAND THE CAMPAIGN IS NOT OVER AND THE DREAM WILL NEVER DIE" *

PRES OBAMA CALLS SEXUAL ASSAULT ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES "AN AFFRONT TO OUR BASIC HUMANITY" *

THE PRES IS ANNOUNCING A NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT SEXUAL ASSAULTS CALLED "IT'S ON US" *

A PSA TELLING VIEWERS THEY HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO STOP SEXUAL ASSAULT BEFORE IT HAPPENS WILL BE SHOWN AT COLLEGE SPORTING EVENTS AND ON CABLE NETWORKS *

FMR PEANUT COMPANY OWNER IS FOUND GUILTY OF CONSPIRACY AND OTHER CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH A SALMONELLA OUTBREAK THAT SICKENED HUNDREDS IN 2008 AND 2009 *

STEWART PARNELL, HIS BROTHER AND A QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER HAD BEEN ON TRIAL ON SINCE AUG 1 *

PARNELL'S BROTHER WAS FOUND GUILTY OF CONSPIRACY AND THE QA MANAGER WAS CONVICTED OF OBSTRUCTION *

NINE DEATHS WERE LINKED TO THE SALMONELLA-TAINTED PEANUT BUTTER, BUT THEY WEREN'T CONSIDERED AT TRIAL *

HIGHER HUMIDITY IS HELPING TO SLOW DOWN A MASSIVE CA WILDFIRE, BUT HIGH WINDS REMAIN A FACTOR *

THE BLAZE ABOUT 60 MILE EAST OF SACRAMENTO HAS BURNED NEARLY 120 SQ MILES AND IS JUST 10% CONTAINED *

SOME 2,800 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN FORCED TO EVACUATE AND AUTHORITIES SAY THE FIRE BURNED SEVERAL STRUCTURES, SOME OF WHICH ARE LIKELY HOMES *

MEANWHILE, THE SUSPECT ACCUSED OF STARTING THE FIRE IS DUE IN COURT FOR ARRAIGNMENT *

37-YR-OLD WAYNE HUNTSMAN WAS ARRESTED THIS WK AND IS BEING HELD ON $10 MIL BAIL *

IRAN, U.S. AND FIVE OTHER WORLD POWERS LAUNCH YET ANOTHER ROUND OF TALKS ON TEHRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM *

THE TALKS ARE TAKING PLACE ON THE SIDELINES OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NYC *

BUT A U.S. OFFICIAL ACKNOWLEDGES THE SIDES "REMAIN FAR APART" ON CORE ISSUES, INCLUDING URANIUM ENRICHMENT *

IRAN IS SEEKING RELIEF FROM ECONOMIC SANCTIONS, AND THE SIX PARTIES HAVE UNTIL A NOV 24 DEADLINE TO REACH A DEAL *

AL JAZEERA AMERICA FILES A LAWSUIT AGAINST FMR VP AL GORE AND JOEL HYATT, THE FMR OWNERS OF CURRENT TV, WHICH BECAME AL JAZEERA AMERICA *

LAST MONTH, GORE AND HYATT SUED AL JAZEERA, ACCUSING IT OF IMPROPERLY WITHHOLDING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN ESCROW WHEN AL JAZEERA BOUGHT CURRENT TV FOR $500 MIL *

QATAR-OWNED AL JAZEERA TOOK OVER CURRENT TV'S SIGNAL LAST AUG *

FAMILY OF CIA CONTRACTOR GLEN DOHERTY SUES THE CIA AND STATE DEPT, ALLEGING THERE WAS INADEQUATE SECURITY AT THE FACILITY AND A CIA COMPOUND IN BENGHAZI, LIBYA ON SEPT 11, 2012 *

DOHERTY'S FAMILY IS SEEKING $1 MIL FOR WRONGFUL DEATH *

MEANWHILE, THE EXECUTOR OF DOHERTY'S ESTATE FILED A SEPARATE CLAIM SEEKING JUST OVER $1 MIL *

DOHERTY, A FORMER NAVY SEAL, WAS AMONG FOUR AMERICANS KILLED IN THE ATTACK, WHICH ALSO KILLED U.S. AMB CHRIS STEVENS *

NATL SECURITY ADVISOR SUSAN RICE SAYS THE U.S. IS READY TO LAUNCH AIRSTRIKES ON ISIS, BUT SHE WON'T SAY WHEN *

MEANWHILE, WHITE HOUSE SPOX JOSH EARNEST SAYS EACH AIRSTRIKE WILL NOT REQUIRE PRES OBAMA'S APPROVAL, "CONTRARY TO SOME PUBLISHED REPORTS" *

SIERRA LEONE IMPLEMENTS A THREE-DAY LOCKDOWN IN AN ATTEMPT TO BRING THE COUNTRY'S EBOLA OUTBREAK UNDER CONTROL *

THOUSANDS OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS BEGAN GOING HOUSE TO HOUSE, HOPING TO FIND AND ISOLATE INFECTED PEOPLE *

WORLD HEALTH ORG SUGGESTS A NATIONWIDE SHUTDOWN OF THIS MAGNITUDE HASN'T HAPPENED SINCE THE MIDDLE AGES *

ABOUT 560 OF THE 2,600 PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIED FROM EBOLA WERE FROM SIERRA LEONE *

SUSPECT IN THE 1998 BOMBINGS AT U.S. EMBASSIES IN AFRICA PLEADS GUILTY TO LESSER CHARGES IN NY FED COURT *

ADEL ABDUL BARY WAS CHARGED IN THE BOMBINGS THAT KILLED 224 PEOPLE IN KENYA AND TANZANIA *

IF THE PLEA DEAL IS ACCEPTED HE WOULD BE SENTENCED TO A MAX OF 25 YEARS *

CHINESE INTERNET GIANT ALIBABA OPENS ON THE NYSE ABOVE THEIR INITIAL PRICE *

SHARES IN THE COMPANY MADE THEIR DEBUT IN THE U.S. AT $92.70 AFTER BEING PRICED AT $68 LATE ON THURS *

MORE THAN 100 MIL SHARES WERE TRADED IN THE MINUTES AFTER THE STOCK WAS LAUNCHED *

ALIBABA IS NOW VALUED AT $227 BIL, MAKING IT LARGER THAN AMAZON AND FACEBOOK *

AP: CIA CURBS SPYING ON FRIENDLY GOVTS IN WESTERN EUROPE, ACCORDING TO CURRENT AND FORMER U.S. OFFICIALS *

MOVE COMES IN RESPONSE TO FUROR OVER A GERMAN CAUGHT SELLING SECRETS TO THE U.S. AND THE EDWARD SNOWDEN REVELATIONS OF CLASSIFIED NSA DOCS *

CIA OFFICERS ARE EXAMINING WHETHER THEY'RE BEING CAREFUL ENOUGH AND TO EVALUATE WHETHER SPYING ON ALLIES IS WORTH RUNNING THE RISK OF DISCOVERY *

NFL COMMISH ROGER GOODELL HOLDS A NEWS CONFERENCE FOLLOWING A SERIES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENTS INVOLVING FOOTBALL PLAYERS *

GOODELL APOLOGIZES FOR THE LEAGUE'S RESPONSE AND SAYS THE NFL WANTS TO HAVE NEW PERSONAL CONDUCT POLICIES IN PLACE BY THE SUPER BOWL *

CRITICS SAY THE NFL HASN'T RESPONDED QUICKLY OR EMPHATICALLY ENOUGH TO THE INCIDENTS *