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Explosion on Gulf Platform; 1 Dead, 3 Injured - ABC News

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:43am

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Explosion on Gulf Platform; 1 Dead, 3 Injured
ABC News
An explosion occurred on an offshore oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, killing one person and injuring three. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said Fieldwood Energy reported the explosion on its Echo Platform just ...
Blast on Gulf of Mexico platform leaves 1 dead, 3 injuredRT
Oil Rig Explosion In Gulf Of Mexico Leaves 1 Dead, 3 InjuredHuffington Post
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-One dead in explosion at Fieldwood platform in Gulf ...Reuters

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2 Chinese activists face closed-door hearings - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:23am

Charlotte Observer

2 Chinese activists face closed-door hearings
Charlotte Observer
FILE - In this June 9, 2012 file photo, Chinese journalist Gao Yu attends an opening ceremony of Chinese artist Liu Xia's photo exhibition in Hong Kong. Two closed-door hearings of prominent Chinese activists Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 drew sharp criticism for ...

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Takata exec warns about ability to fix deadly air bag flaw - Reuters

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:15am

Fox Business

Takata exec warns about ability to fix deadly air bag flaw
Reuters
WASHINGTON/DETROIT, Nov 21 (Reuters) - An executive from Japan's Takata Corp told U.S. senators on Thursday the supplier is urgently trying to ramp up replacement parts for millions of vehicles fitted with potentially deadly air bags, but said it may not be ...
Honda Urges Repair or Else Recalls to Make U.S. Drivers ComplyBloomberg
Takata, Honda grilled at airbag hearingThe Detroit News
Maker of defective airbags dodges recall question at Senate hearingPittsburgh Post Gazette

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Preview: Capitals at Avalanche - Reuters

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:12am

Preview: Capitals at Avalanche
Reuters
The Colorado Avalanche are trying to dig out of a deep early-season hole and aim for their third consecutive victory when they host the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. The Avalanche lost 13 of their first 17 games (4-8-5) before concluding a ...

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Blackhawks start circus trip with a win over Flames - NBCSports.com

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:00am

FOXSports.com

Blackhawks start circus trip with a win over Flames
NBCSports.com
The Chicago Blackhawks began their seven-game circus road trip with a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. The trip is caused by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus taking over the United Center for the next 10 days.
Kane's late goal lifts Blackhawks over Flames 4-3Charlotte Observer
(Video) First NHL Goal: Clendening makes the most of first shotHockey's Future
Kane's Third Period Goal Lifts Hawks to 4-3 VictoryNBC Chicago (blog)

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Japan's lower house dissolved for snap election - MiamiHerald.com

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:59pm

Japan's lower house dissolved for snap election
MiamiHerald.com
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, forcing a snap election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so that he can pursue his policy goals. His ruling Liberal Democratic Party, ...

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Mike Nichols, The Graduate Director, Dies at 83 - I Know Today

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:46pm

I Know Today

Mike Nichols, The Graduate Director, Dies at 83
I Know Today
The cinematographic stage is once more emptied as directors along with actors, producers and world-wide movie lovers are bereaved by the death of Mike Nichols – one of the most charismatic, adored by fellow actors and highly praised director of all time.

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Kane's late goal lifts Blackhawks over Flames 4-3 - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:23pm

Kane's late goal lifts Blackhawks over Flames 4-3
Charlotte Observer
Em.55.jpeg|207. Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh - AP Photo. Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, from Switzerland, reacts after letting in a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. Buy Photo | Store |.

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Obama heads to Vegas to rally support for immigration overhaul - Fox News

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:01pm

Washington Times

Obama heads to Vegas to rally support for immigration overhaul
Fox News
Determined to go it alone, President Obama will head to Nevada on Friday to sign an executive order granting “deferred action” to two illegal immigrant groups- parents of United States citizens or legal permanent residents who have been in the country for ...
Tears, smiles in Nevada over US immigration reform some call bittersweetReuters
Advocate had 'no idea' Obama would name her during his speech on ...The Week Magazine
For immigration activist Astrid Silva, a presidential shout-outWashington Post
WOWK -International Business Times -The Tribune
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With Buffalo Area Buried by Snow, Bills-Jets Game Is Being Moved - New York Times

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:34pm

New York Times

With Buffalo Area Buried by Snow, Bills-Jets Game Is Being Moved
New York Times
The Bills' Ralph Wilson Stadium on Thursday. The area has been hit by more than six feet of snow. Credit Kevin Hoffman/Reuters. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page.
Bills-Jets game moved to Monday in DetroitReuters
NECN LIVE in New York: Snow Buckles Roofs in Buffalo AreaNECN
Sunday's Jets-Bills game will be moved to Monday in DetroitNew York Daily News
MLive.com -USA TODAY -Buffalo News
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NSA Chief: Other Countries Capable of Crippling Cyber Attack on US Power Grid - Voice of America

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:09pm

Voice of America

NSA Chief: Other Countries Capable of Crippling Cyber Attack on US Power Grid
Voice of America
The head of the U.S. National Security Agency, Admiral Michael Rogers, said China and "one or two" other countries have the ability to launch a cyber attack on the U.S. power grid and other vital infrastructure. Rogers, who is head of the U.S. Cyber Command ...

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4.7 Million Graco Strollers Recalled Due To Amputation Risk - CBS Local

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:09pm

CBS Local

4.7 Million Graco Strollers Recalled Due To Amputation Risk
CBS Local
SOUTHFIED (CBS Detroit) – Federal safety officials are recalling 4.7 million strollers in the U.S. because of an “amputation hazard.” The folding strollers were manufactured by Graco between Aug. 1, 2000 and Sept. 25, 2014. “Graco, in cooperation with the ...
Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation HazardWilson County News
Graco recalls nearly 5 million strollers after finger injuriesReuters
4.7 million Graco strollers sold in US recalled after fingertip amputationsKTNV
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Former Viginia Sen. Jim Webb Starts 2016 Presidential Chase - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:50pm

Wall Street Journal

Former Viginia Sen. Jim Webb Starts 2016 Presidential Chase
Wall Street Journal
Former Sen. Jim Webb, a Virginia Democrat, is the first to launch an exploratory committee for what would be a run for president in 2016. Agence-France Presse/Getty Images. By. Reid J. Epstein And. Reid J. Epstein. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL.

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Guantanamo Transfers First Yemeni Detainees Since 2010 - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:47pm

Wall Street Journal

Guantanamo Transfers First Yemeni Detainees Since 2010
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The U.S. transferred five detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay—including four men from Yemen, the first Yemeni detainees transferred since 2010, defense officials said Thursday. Three Yemeni men were transferred to Georgia and ...
US Transfers Five Guantanamo Detainees to EuropeNBCNews.com

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Is Jim Webb 2016's Barack Obama? - MSNBC

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:05pm

MSNBC

Is Jim Webb 2016's Barack Obama?
MSNBC
Just when we thought the 2016 Democratic presidential primary would turn into a bloodless coronation of Hillary Clinton, the race gets a whole lot more interesting. Jim Webb, former Virginia Democratic senator and Secretary of the Navy under President ...
Webb launches exploratory bid for 2016 raceDesMoinesRegister.com
Former Senator Jim Webb Moves Toward Presidential RunNew York Times
Yes, Jim Webb can compete with Hillary ClintonWashington Post (blog)
whotv.com -New York Magazine -The Tribune
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100-year-old Tennessee woman sees the ocean for the 1st time - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:02pm

100-year-old Tennessee woman sees the ocean for the 1st time
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ruby Holt, a 100-year-old Tennessee native, walks on the beach for the first time in her life Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Orange Beach, Ala. Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press. enlarge photo. ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Ruby Holt ...

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Sotheby's CEO to step down - Reuters

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:02pm

CNBC

Sotheby's CEO to step down
Reuters
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Sotheby's said Chief Executive William Ruprecht will step down, after leading the auction house for 14 years. Ruprecht, 58, will continue in his role until his successor is in place, Sotheby's said in a statement. (Reporting By Sai Sachin R in ...
Sotheby's Chief to Step DownNew York Times
Sotheby's Board Conducting Search for Next CEOGlobeNewswire (press release)

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Israel reacts to heightened fears with added security measures - Irish Times

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:33pm

TIME

Israel reacts to heightened fears with added security measures
Irish Times
Israeli riot police in the Bet Hanina neighbourhood of east Jerusalem yesterday. Israel has increased security levels around Jerusalem following recent attacks. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA. Mark Weiss. Topics: News · World · Middle East · Binyamin ...
Israel orders demolition of Jerusalem synagogue attackers' homesHaaretz
Abbas powerless to stop Palestinian violence: expertsDaily Mail
Boston's Jewish community mourns a beloved teacherBoston Globe

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Jeb Bush says Orange County schools made it impossible for students to receive ... - PolitiFact

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:29pm

Salon

Jeb Bush says Orange County schools made it impossible for students to receive ...
PolitiFact
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said in a speech that we shouldn't worry so much about students' self-esteem when it comes to setting grades. And he wagged his finger at Orange County, Florida. "This morning, over 213 million Chinese students went to ...
Jeb Bush Stands Firm On Common Core But Softens ToneRed River Radio
Jeb Bush: Debate on Common Core 'troubling'Politico
Bush seeks common ground with education criticsFort Worth Star Telegram

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Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony count of spousal abuse - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:17pm

TSN

Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony count of spousal abuse
Los Angeles Times
Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged Thursday with a felony in connection with an incident last month at his Redondo Beach home, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced today. lRelated Kings' Dean Lombardi frustrated by ...
LA Kings' Voynov charged with domestic violenceKansas City Star
BREAKING: Voynov charged with felony for domestic violenceNBCSports.com
L.A. Kings' Slava Voynov Charged With Attacking WifeBloomberg
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