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Latinos take more conservative view on pot but not on gun control, Pew says - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:12pm

Latinos take more conservative view on pot but not on gun control, Pew says
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Latinos take a more conservative view against pot legalization and a more-pro view on gun control, according to a fresh report on politics from the Pew Research Center. About 49 percent of Hispanics polled support legalization of marijuana versus 53 percent ...

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Apple Pay to launch Monday - USA TODAY

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:52pm

Boston Herald

Apple Pay to launch Monday
USA TODAY
CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Apple's new mobile payment system will launch on Monday, CEO Tim Cook said Thursday. "We think it is going to be profound. It's going to change the way we pay for things," said Cook. The payment system is preloaded in Apple's new ...
Apple iOS 8.1 Will Bring the Camera Roll Back on MondayTIME
Apple Pay to launch on Monday, more banks signed onReuters
Apple's new mobile payments service to launch MondayFortune
CNET -ZDNet -KTLA
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Illinois deputies shot, suspect on the loose - Chron.com

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:56am

Chron.com

Illinois deputies shot, suspect on the loose
Chron.com
This undated photo provided by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office shows 52-year-old Scott Peters. Authorities are conducting a massive search in McHenry County for Peters, who is suspected of shooting two sheriff's deputies with a rifle early Thursday ...

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Goldman's focus on bond trading pays off as profit soars - Reuters

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:38am

Reuters

Goldman's focus on bond trading pays off as profit soars
Reuters
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) reported a 50 percent jump in quarterly profit as last month's pickup in bond market activity helped to boost trading revenue, showing that banks sticking with the notoriously volatile business can reap big rewards.
Goldman profit tops estimates on lower compensation ratioChicago Tribune
Morgan Stanley Earnings Preview: Will It Follow Goldman To Another Beat?Bidness ETC
Goldman Results Smash Expectations But Stock Can't Escape The Selling SpreeForbes
U-T San Diego -Investor's Business Daily
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Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux - Kansas City Star

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:26am

Kansas City Star

Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux
Kansas City Star
If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say. Mike Halpert of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
Winter Not Expected to End California DroughtKOLO
Polar Vortex, Arctic Air Expected To Focus On Northeast This WinterCBS Local
Don't sell your snow shovel or boots, but less harsh winter forecast in MidwestMadison.com
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UPDATE 2-Serbia salutes Putin but sees future with Europe - Reuters Africa

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:39am

RT

UPDATE 2-Serbia salutes Putin but sees future with Europe
Reuters Africa
... * Putin to attend military parade for WWII anniversary. * Serbia caught between EU ambitions, Russian ties. * Talks on energy, investment, South Stream (Updates with Putin, Nikolic quotes). By Aleksandar Vasovic and Alexei Anishchuk. BELGRADE, Oct 16 ...
Putin visits Serbia for talks focused on economy, energyCTV News
Serbia Rules Out Sanctions Against RussiaRIA Novosti
Putin set to meet Western leaders on Ukraine at Milan gatheringThe Globe and Mail
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Airline Passenger Showing Signs of Ebola Taken to Hospital - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:31am

Wall Street Journal

Airline Passenger Showing Signs of Ebola Taken to Hospital
Wall Street Journal
Medical staff wearing protection suits stand next to the Air France Airbus A321 which landed at Barajas International Airport in Madrid on Thursday. European Pressphoto Agency. By. Jeannette Neumann And. Jeannette Neumann. The Wall Street Journal.
Suspected Ebola case taken from Air France flight in MadridReuters
Poll shows Ebola fears keeping some Americans at homeChicago Tribune
Air France plane isolated at Madrid airport for suspected Ebola caseU.S. News & World Report
The Independent -Telegraph.co.uk -Daily Mail
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Shots fired against police in 3 Washington towns - Chron.com

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:20am

Chron.com

Shots fired against police in 3 Washington towns
Chron.com
Marysville Police block Grove Street after reports of a shooting Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Marysville, Wash. An officer was injured while helping arrest a man suspected of shooting up police stations and patrol cars in three towns in Snohomish County.

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New UN rights boss says in talks with China on Tibet visit - Reuters

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:08am

Reuters

New UN rights boss says in talks with China on Tibet visit
Reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) - The new United Nations human rights chief said on Thursday at his first media briefing in the job that he wanted to visit Tibet and was talking to Chinese authorities about a trip there. More than 120 Tibetans, including many monks, have ...
UN rights chief: Ebola, extremists 'twin plagues'York Daily Record/Sunday News

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Journalists Revolt Against Gardner's Lie - Huffington Post

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:47am

Fox Business

Journalists Revolt Against Gardner's Lie
Huffington Post
We're seeing a full-scale revolt by journalists against senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's obnoxious denial of the simple fact that the Life at Conception Act, which he co-sponsored last summer, is federal personhood legislation. The latest confrontation ...
Deadspin reporter on Cory Gardner story: 'If it's wrong, it's my fault'Washington Post (blog)
Ebola Blame Game Takes The Stage At Midterm Election Debatesideastream

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Ebola Blame Game Takes The Stage At Midterm Election Debates - ideastream

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:36am

Ebola Blame Game Takes The Stage At Midterm Election Debates
ideastream
For a campaign season in search of an issue, Ebola promises to be a prime topic. The virus touches on issues central to both parties — the role of government and its competence. Ebola is the latest issue to spill into debates this season. U.S. Sen. Mark Udall ...

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Frontier jet that carried Ebola patient made five more flights - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:07am

New York Times

Frontier jet that carried Ebola patient made five more flights
Los Angeles Times
The Frontier Airlines jet that carried a Dallas healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola made five additional flights after her trip before it was taken out of service, according to a flight-monitoring website. Denver-based Frontier said in a statement that it ...
Texas Hospital Fights Allegations of Lax Ebola ProtocolsBloomberg
Man Caught on Video Assisting Dallas Ebola Patient Without Hazmat SuitTIME
CDC considers adding names of health workers monitored for Ebola to no-fly listFox News
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Hong Kong's leader says government ready to talk to student protesters - Washington Post

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:48am

Channel News Asia

Hong Kong's leader says government ready to talk to student protesters
Washington Post
HONG KONG — Hong Kong's leader said Thursday he is ready to start talks with pro-democracy demonstrators as early as next week, even as he ruled out any concessions that might make headway toward meeting the protesters' demands. There was no ...
Hong Kong chief executive says he's ready for talks with protestersFox News
Hong Kong Leader Open to Talks With ProtestersNew York Times
Hong Kong leader offers to start talks with protestersCTV News
Wall Street Journal -BBC News
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European stocks tumble on economic fears - The Australian

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:31am

Yahoo News UK

European stocks tumble on economic fears
The Australian
European stocks plunged on Thursday, amid continuing gloom over the state of the region's economy, with no let-up in the panic gripping markets. Europe's indexes took a fresh tumble hot on the heel of the previous day's sharp sell-off, after data showing ...
Markets in turmoil as Europe stocks drop againTelegraph.co.uk
World stock market sell-off deepensCBS News
Global stock rout continues as Eurozone deflation threat loomsFortune
CNNMoney -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Business Recorder
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Falling oil prices shake up global economies - Republica

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:07am

Falling oil prices shake up global economies
Republica
NEW YORK, Oct 16: A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling budget shortfalls and importing nations are benefiting from the lowest prices in ...

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Oil exporting nations feeling pinch of low oil prices, oil importing ones feeling ... - Newser

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:52am

Oil exporting nations feeling pinch of low oil prices, oil importing ones feeling ...
Newser
NEW YORK (AP) — A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling budget shortfalls and importing nations are benefiting from the lowest prices in ...

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White House scrambles to ease concerns over Ebola, lawmakers demand ... - Fox News

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:35am

Fox News

White House scrambles to ease concerns over Ebola, lawmakers demand ...
Fox News
The White House scrambled Wednesday to ease concerns over the spread of Ebola after a second Texas hospital worker tested positive for the virus, as lawmakers showed patience wearing thin with the current response and demanded immediate changes.
Lawmakers poised to spar with officials over Ebola travel banCBS News
White House Scrambles to Address Ebola Crisis While Lawmakers Call for ...The Utah People's Post
White House Updates on Efforts to Contain Ebola Outbreak (CMRX) (VSR) (BCRX)StreetInsider.com (subscription)
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Gas Prices Falling - Alton Daily News

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:06am

Alton Daily News

Gas Prices Falling
Alton Daily News
Gas prices in the Riverbend and Metro East are as low as they've been for the first time in almost four years. Prices dropped to below $3 per gallon for regular unleaded earlier this week and have held there for a few days. Prices across the river in Missouri ...
Loonie, oil prices could fall much further: Don PittisCBC.ca
Falling oil prices shake up global economiesAlbany Times Union

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Android Lollipop vs Android KitKat: What's the difference? - Times of India

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:35am

Forbes

Android Lollipop vs Android KitKat: What's the difference?
Times of India
There was plenty of debate over what the new version of Android would be called, with "Lemon Meringue" and even the controversial "Licorice" said to have been in the running at various points. Thankfully the lovable "Lollipop" won out, as Google revealed ...
What's New With Android Lollipop?News For Shoppers
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Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance on Syrian town - Reuters

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 4:20am

Reuters

Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance on Syrian town
Reuters
MURSITPINAR (Reuters) - The advance of Islamic State fighters on Kobani stalled on Thursday according to a monitoring group, after U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched their heaviest bombardment yet on the militants, who have been assaulting the ...

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