Ebola outbreak: 'Thousands of orphans shunned'

BBC News - At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN children's organisation has said. Carers were urgently needed for these orphans, Unicef said. A basic human ...

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Californians: Plastic bag ban is no big deal

CBS News - California will begin phasing out single-use plastic bags at stores statewide over the next two years, a move environmentalists are hailing as historic and significant. For many of the state's residents, however, it will just be business as usual. That's because ...

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US and India sign space agreement

BBC News - The space agencies of India and the US have signed an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth. The nations have just put satellites in orbit around the Red Planet, and plan a joint radar spacecraft to study our home world in 2020. But the ...

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Tracy Morgan may never perform again because of brain injury he suffered in ...

Daily Mail - Comedian Tracy Morgan may never perform again, as a result of the injuries he sustained in a deadly accident earlier this year, his lawyer has said. The 45-year-old suffered serious injuries in a collision with an allegedly exhausted Walmart truck driver, who ...

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Final Governor's Debate Between Abbott, Davis, Got Hot

KERA News - Sparks flew between Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis during last night's gubernatorial debate in KERA's Dallas studios. Each accused the other of serious ethical violations. Listen. Listening... /. The KERA radio story. Attorney General ...

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Fern Creek High School shooting suspect in custody, one student hospitalized ...

New York Daily News - A student was rushed to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries after a shooting at Fern Creek High School in Kentucky Tuesday afternoon, and by nightfall police had a 16-year-old suspect in custody, authorities said. The victim, a 15-year-old boy, was ...

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Bendgate: Some genius has come up with a pre-bent case for your iPhone 6

Metro - Did you put your new iPhone 6 in the pocket of your skinny jeans and bend it? Sit on it and change its shape forever? Well, don't worry. Because one company is solving all your bendgate worries with the use of 3D printing. When literally no other case will fit, ...

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Ebola virus in Liberia creates body recovery dangers

CBC.ca - It's a sad fact of life in Monrovia, Liberia, these days. The wail of an ambulance siren doesn't mean help is on the way. More often than not, it signals that a convoy carrying the "dead body management team" is about to arrive. On Monday, CBC News rode ...

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Wife of Slain Los Angeles-Area Mayor Released

ABC News - The wife suspected of shooting and killing the mayor of a Los Angeles County city has been released after hours of questioning, authorities said. Sheriff's homicide detectives detained and interviewed Levette Crespo after the shooting death Tuesday of her ...

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eBay follows Carl Icahn's advice, plans PayPal spinoff in 2015

Sydney Morning Herald - eBay's agreement on Tuesday to spin off PayPal next year will give the unit more flexibility to strike deals in the rapidly evolving payments space as growth at the company's traditional e-commerce business slows. The surprise move is a huge about-face for ...

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Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

Indianapolis Star - In a file photo from Aug 8, 2014, Michael Phelps on the stand for his award after finishing second in the men's 100 butterfly final at the USA Swimming Nationals. (Photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea, USA TODAY Sports). 4 CONNECT 8 ...

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Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September

seattlepi.com - BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and South Korea reported factory output contracted, while markets in China and Hong Kong were closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.1 percent ...

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Eric Frein Manhunt Finds Two 'Fully Functional' Pipe Bombs

WRIC - Police searching for accused cop killer Eric Frein in the dense woods of the Poconos Mountains have found two pipe bombs that could have been rigged to explode with a trip wire, police said today. The bombs were described as "substantial explosive ...

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Confirmed: Dolphins are Affected by Magnetic Fields

Latin Post - Like dogs, which an earlier study showed orient themselves to Earth's magnetic lines when pooping, dolphins are affected by magnets - initial proof the aquatic mammals are magnetosensitive, or magnetoreceptive. Marine biologists from theUniversite de ...

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IS forcing thousands to flee Syria

Irish Independent - Tens of thousands of people are fleeing Syria as the Islamic State (IS) militant group expands its grip on large parts of the country despite a US-led air campaign, the United Nations has said. Share. Go To. Comments. UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said ...

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Ben Affleck on 'Gone Girl' filming, 'Batman v. Superman' pressure

Boston Herald - In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Ben Affleck, left, rehearses a scene with director David Fincher on the set of "Gone Girl." The film, based on the best-selling novel, will release on Oct. 3. (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Merrick Morton). 1. Wednesday ...

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Mickelson calls out Watson's style as captain

Boston Globe - GLENEAGLES, Scotland — US captain Tom Watson suffered a pair of defeats Sunday in the Ryder Cup — first from the Europeans, and then from Phil Mickelson. In a subtle dig at Watson's leadership style, Mickelson said the Americans have strayed from the ...

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Want to use SC coal order to clean up shop: Narendra Modi to CEOs

Indian Express - Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a breakfast meeting with CEOs in New York, US on Monday. (Source: PTI Photo). Press Trust of India | New York | Posted: September 29, 2014 6:24 pm | Updated: September 29, 2014 9:41 pm. On Monday Prime Minister ...

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Four hackers indicted for breaching Microsoft, Valve, Epic

Computerandvideogames.com - Four hackers have been convicted for breaching the computer systems of major video game firms and the US military, allegedly 'stealing' software worth over $100 million. The hackers allegedly breached secure servers belonging to Microsoft, Valve, Epic ...

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Norwalk's Jefferson Science Magnet Earns Honor As Blue Ribbon School

The Daily Voice - The motto at Jefferson Science Magnet School is 'We Help Each Other.' Photo Credit: nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov. Related Stories. Norwalk's Rowayton Elementary Hosts Fundraising Walk-A-Thon · Connecticut Gaming Officials Warn About Fake ...

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Benatia: Hard for Bayern to stay awake at CSKA

Goal.com - Mehdi Benatia has claimed that Bayern Munich's playes ran the risk of falling asleep during Tuesday night's Champions League win at CSKA Moscow - on account of the "lack of atmosphere" at a near-empty Arena Khimki. Thomas Muller scored the only goal ...

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Stocks rollercoaster as markets eye Hong Kong

USA TODAY - U.S. stocks are climbing despite Hong Kong's Hang Seng index taking a tumble for a second day Tuesday as protesters blocked streets in the city's business district. As of 12:27 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite are ...

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Intel Implements IoT Technology to Save Costs at Malaysian Plant

The Utah People's Post - Intel produces the low-cost and low-power Quark processors, specifically made for IoT technology. What better way to sell your products than by showing how well they work for you? Internet of Things is the next big thing in technology development and Intel ...

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Wall St. ends down on Hong Kong tensions, Ford outlook

Reuters - NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended lower on Monday following protests in Hong Kong that added to worries about Chinese growth and after a disappointing forecast from Ford Motor Co(F.N). The S&P consumer discretionary sector.SPLRCD, down 0.6 ...

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Little Known Obamacare Provisions Sheds Light On Medical Industry

Diabetes Insider - The federal government released some alarming data Tuesday which describes pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers handed over $3.5 billion to American doctors and teaching hospitals over just the last 5 months of 2013. This is the ...

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Plastic bag ban: California first state to make it a law

San Jose Mercury News - SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown this morning signed legislation banning single-use plastic grocery bags from check-out counters across the state, making California the first state in the nation to outlaw them. The bag ban was one of the most hotly ...

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UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

The Seattle Times - U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded ...

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At Paris Fashion Week, Chanel, Valentino, Saint Laurent and More

New York Times - The Chanel fashion protest, designed by Karl Lagerfeld. Credit Valerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page. Continue reading the main story.

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Apple's iPad mini 2 with Retina Display - Why you should upgrade

JBG News - The new and latest Apple iPad mini 2 comes with a whole new visually clearer screen and upgraded resolution that will enhance your apps and games. With the new and improved updated iOS 8.0.2 operating system, it allows fans of the iPad to experience ...

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Phil Mickelson the calm and brutal assassin as American star blasts captain Tom ...

Daily Mail - We didn't know why the United States had lost another Ryder Cup so heavily; and then, in the space of a few sentences, we did. There was a war; an American, and not particularly civil, war. At the post-Ryder Cup inquest, Phil Mickelson sat on the right wing ...

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Netflix takes on Hollywood with 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' sequel

Times of India - NEW YORK: Hollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege. Windowing — the practice of opening a movie first in theaters and then in other stages of home video, streaming and television release — has been under ...

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Worker's firing for using pot reaches high court

TheDay.com - Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic medical marijuana patient fired by the Dish Network after failing a drug test more than four years ago, right, waits for the proceedings to begin Tuesday with his mother, Donna Scharfenberg, at the Colorado Supreme Court in ...

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Tony Sparano named interim head coach of Oakland Raiders after Dennis ...

FOXSports.com - Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn't even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.

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Chiefs safety hit with penalty after end zone prayer

Fox News - A Kansas City Chiefs safety was hit with an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty during Monday night's thrashing of the New England Patriots after bowing to pray in the end zone after intercepting a pass from Tom Brady. Husain Abdullah, a Muslim who ...

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Washington's 'The Equalizer' debuts with $35M

The Seattle Times - Flexing his star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller "The Equalizer" to a $35 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. By JAKE COYLE. AP Film Writer. Related. Reader Comments. Read all comments · Post a comment. advertising.

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Aiyana's grandmother grilled in Detroit cop case

The Detroit News - Mertilla Jones testified on Wednesday in the trial of Detroit Police Officer Joseph Weekly. (Photo: Charles V. Tines , The Detroit News ). 63 CONNECT 4 TWEETLINKEDIN 16 COMMENTEMAILMORE. Detroit — The grandmother of 7-year-old Aiyana ...

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"Fatal attraction" cancer doctor gets 10 years

CBS News - HOUSTON -- A jury on Monday sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze. Dr. Ana Maria ...

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Jets on the beat: Geno Smith's fate could be GM's call

NorthJersey.com - A cryptic statement by Rex Ryan on Monday seemed to indicate the ultimate decision on whether embattled quarterback Geno Smith will be benched won't be up to him, but might be made by general manager John Idzik. If so, will Idzik make the right call?

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No #Bendgate? Consumer Reports Says iPhone 6 'Not As Bendy As Believed'

NBCNews.com - Go ahead and rock those skinny jeans, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users. Despite reports that the new iPhone models are prone to bending, a Consumer Reports' study released Friday concluded "both iPhones seem tougher than the Internet fracas implies.".

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Amanda Bynes Reportedly Kicked Out of School

AceShowbiz - According to Bynes' classmate, the former child star showed up in classes while she was high on weed and paid others to do her homework. Tweet. Amanda Bynes Reportedly Kicked Out of School. See larger image · Amanda Bynes reportedly has been ...

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Ebola Virus Has Killed More Than 3000 People, Says WHO

Wall Street Journal - The number of people infected with Ebola could hit 1.4 million by mid-January. What is the world doing about it? WSJ's Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer. ZURICH—More than 3,000 people have died from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the World Health ...

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FCC washes hands of NFL's TV blackout rule

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - WASHINGTON – Federal regulators Thursday sacked the long-standing sports “blackout” rule that prevents certain games from being shown on television if attendance for the live event is poor. In a bipartisan vote, the Federal Communications Commission ...

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Gas plant is hit as coalition resumes Syrian airstrikes

Belfast Telegraph - US-led coalition warplanes bombed Islamic State group positions across four provinces in northern and eastern Syria overnight, hitting a grain silo as well as the country's largest gas plant, activists said.

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Strip Scribbles: Randy Couture exits 'DWTS'; farewell, Circo, hello, Lago at ...

Las Vegas Sun - Cheryl Burke, Antonio Sabato Jr., Jonathan Bennett, Allison Holker, Karina Smirnoff and Randy Couture on Week 3 in Season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, on ABC. By Robin Leach (contact). Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 | 6:25 p.m. ...

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Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

MiamiHerald.com - Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their daughter's killing in 2009, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women. Five years later, the Harringtons are reacting with a mixture of ...

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Fire in Chicago continues to hamper Chippewa Valley flights - Leader

Telegram - A flight departure board at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago still shows some canceled flights Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is reviewing security practices and how it deals with unexpected incidents throughout its air traffic ...

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US, Kurds strike at Islamic State in Syria

Reuters - BEIRUT/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - U.S. warplanes attacked Islamic State targets in Syria overnight, in raids that a group monitoring the war said killed civilians as well as jihadist fighters. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the ...

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Toyota Recalls 790K Tacoma Pickups for Corrosion, Fire Risk

Auto World News - The 2011 Toyota Tacoma is included in the recall, which affects vehicles in all 50 states. (Photo : Toyota). Toyota is recalling 790,000 Tacoma pickups worldwide for a faulty rear suspension component that can damage the gas tank or brakes. Affecting ...

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SUPERVALU Inc. Discovers a Different Malware Installed on its Network

ValueWalk - According to the company, a part of its payment system must have been attacked for the second time in the latter part of August or early September. SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) said the hacker installed a different malware into a portion of its computer ...

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Obama: US intelligence underestimated militants in Syria- CBS

Reuters - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated Islamic State activity inside Syria, which has become "ground zero" for jihadists worldwide, President Barack Obama said in a CBS television interview broadcast on Sunday. Conversely ...

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