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Amazon Fire Phone Proves to Be an Expensive Flop - NBCNews.com

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:01am

New York Times

Amazon Fire Phone Proves to Be an Expensive Flop
NBCNews.com
Amazon.com's foray into the crowded smartphone market has apparently proven to be a dud. The company took a $170 million write-down in the third quarter largely related to its unsold stockpile of Fire smartphones as well as supplier commitment costs, ...
Losses Jump at Amazon, as Investments Pile UpNew York Times
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Amazon's loss makes holidays a question markWashington Times
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Frank Mankiewicz, Aide Who Announced Robert Kennedy's Death, Dies - Texas Public Radio

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:45am

New York Daily News

Frank Mankiewicz, Aide Who Announced Robert Kennedy's Death, Dies
Texas Public Radio
Frank Mankiewicz, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's press secretary, updates the press about Kennedy's condition after being shot in June 1968. Mankiewicz died Thursday at the age of 90. AP. Frank Mankiewicz, who worked for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and George ...
Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, diesWLNE-TV (ABC6)

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Nathan Cirilllo's dogs wait for him to return home after he was shot dead - Daily Mail

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:38am

Ottawa Citizen

Nathan Cirilllo's dogs wait for him to return home after he was shot dead
Daily Mail
Their noses peeking out from under the fence, Nathan Cirillo's dogs wait patiently for their dad - unaware that he will never be coming home. A day after the 24-year-old Canadian reservist and single dad was gunned down in Ottawa on Wednesday, his forlorn ...
Nathan Cirillo: Family and country mourn fallen soldierCBC.ca
Nathan Cirillo, Soldier Killed in Ottawa, Used Strength to Help OthersNew York Times
Canadian parliament shooting victim Nathan Cirillo mourned by family as mother ...New York Daily News
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We're Ready to Die to Rescue Our Abducted Girls - Relatives - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:31am

We're Ready to Die to Rescue Our Abducted Girls - Relatives
AllAfrica.com
Relatives of the abducted girls from the two communities of Garta and Waga Mangoro of Adamawa State yesterday vowed to rescue their abducted girls even if they will die in the process. A relative of one of the abducted girls, who is currently taking refuge in ...

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen commits US $100 million to Ebola fight - Daily News & Analysis

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:13am

Daily News & Analysis

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen commits US $100 million to Ebola fight
Daily News & Analysis
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen said on Thursday he would increase his total donations to organizations tackling Ebola to more than $100 million, making him one of the biggest personal donors in the fight against the virus. The Seattle man, who ...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen pledges $100 million to tackle EbolaBetaNews

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'Airplane down and helicopter down': 3 dead after helicopter, plane collide in ... - New York Daily News

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:13am

New York Daily News

'Airplane down and helicopter down': 3 dead after helicopter, plane collide in ...
New York Daily News
FREDERICK, Md. — An airplane and a helicopter collided in midair near a Maryland airport before crashing into trees Thursday, killing three men in the helicopter but sparing two in the plane who deployed a parachute to slow the aircraft's descent before it hit ...
Helicopter and Small Plane Collide in Frederick County, Three DeadChinatopix

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Nathan Cirillo: Family and country mourn fallen soldier - CBC.ca

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:39pm

CBC.ca

Nathan Cirillo: Family and country mourn fallen soldier
CBC.ca
Outside Hamilton's downtown armoury, a shrine to slain soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo became a scene of high emotion, respect and mourning for the reservist killed outside the National War Memorial Wednesday. Childhood friends, schoolchildren, complete ...
Nathan Cirillo, Soldier Killed in Ottawa, Used Strength to Help OthersNew York Times
Nathan Cirilllo's dogs wait for him to return home after he was shot deadDaily Mail
A strike at Ottawa's War Memorial, 'Canada's heart'The Globe and Mail
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Louis C.K. Crashes a Brad Pitt Interview on Between Two Ferns - Slate Magazine (blog)

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:12pm

Louis C.K. Crashes a Brad Pitt Interview on Between Two Ferns
Slate Magazine (blog)
Bradley Pitts—er, Brad Pitt—is interviewed by host Zach Galifianakis for the latest edition of Between Two Ferns, and, in keeping with the deliberate awkwardness of Funny or Die's long-running faux talk show, it gets weird. The only thing Galifianakis seems ...

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Boko Haram militants abduct dozens more girls in Nigeria - ABC Online

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:54pm

ABC Online

Boko Haram militants abduct dozens more girls in Nigeria
ABC Online
Suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped at least 25 girls after an attack on a remote town in north-eastern Nigeria, according to parents whose daughters were taken. The apparent kidnapping took place despite a reported truce and talks aimed at ...
Boko Haram 'abducts more women' in NigeriaBBC News
Boko Haram Kidnaps Dozens More Young GirlsNBCNews.com

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Islamic State now world's richest, most 'financially sophisticated' terror group - Firstpost

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:26pm

Firstpost

Islamic State now world's richest, most 'financially sophisticated' terror group
Firstpost
Washington: The Islamic State has become the world's wealthiest terror group, earning tens of millions of dollars a month from illegal oil sales and ransoms, officials said today. "We have no silver bullet, no secret weapon to empty ISIL's coffers overnight.

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Tornado rips roofs in Washington state - Mississippi News Now

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:40pm

Tornado rips roofs in Washington state
Mississippi News Now
(AP Photo/The Daily News, John Markon). Workmen begin removing debris from two trees near the Columbia Theatre that snapped in the high winds, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 in Longview, Wash.

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Judge dismisses Tea Party group's lawsuit against IRS over targeting - Fox News

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:15pm

Fox News

Judge dismisses Tea Party group's lawsuit against IRS over targeting
Fox News
May 13, 2013: A woman walks out of the Internal Revenue Service building in New York. (AP). A federal judge has dismissed all counts of a lawsuit filed by a Tea Party group against the IRS claiming it was targeted for special scrutiny. Judge Reggie B. Walton ...
Judge dismisses cases in IRS political controversyRoanoke Times

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In Mexico, an Embattled Governor Resigns - New York Times

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:08pm

Wall Street Journal

In Mexico, an Embattled Governor Resigns
New York Times
MEXICO CITY — The governor of the southern Mexico state where 43 college students have gone missing in a case that the authorities say has exposed the deep ties among local politicians, the police and organized crime stepped down on Thursday under ...
Mexico Massacres Dim Pena Limelight as 'Lawlessness' LoomsBloomberg
Mexican Governor Quits Over Missing StudentsWall Street Journal
Mexico governor steps down over missing studentsLos Angeles Times
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Lakers' Steve Nash out for season with back injury - USA TODAY

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:37pm

USA TODAY

Lakers' Steve Nash out for season with back injury
USA TODAY
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash is out for the season because of a recurring back injury, the team announced Thursday evening. "Being on the court this season has been my top priority and it is disappointing to not be able to do that right now," ...
Back injury sidelines Lakers' Steve Nash for seasonThe Detroit News
NBA's LA Lakers Say Steve Nash Out for Season With Back InjuryBusinessweek
Lakers can turn full attention to future after Steve Nash's back injurySI.com
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Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall - Kansas City Star

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:28pm

Kansas City Star

Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall
Kansas City Star
Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity. Democratic Sens. Richard ...
Air Bag Recall Faces Scrutiny as Car Owners Wait for RepairsNBCNews.com
NHTSA Administration Recalls Nearly 8 Million Cars; Defective AirbagsWCJB
Air bag issue the latest in record-breaking year for recallsWWMT-TV
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Three dead in helicopter-small plane collision at Maryland airport - KYTX

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:24pm

Three dead in helicopter-small plane collision at Maryland airport
KYTX
(CNN) - Need a last-minute Halloween costume idea? If you've got a million bucks to spare, we have just the thing. It's called the "million-dollar morphsuit.More >>. (CNN) - Need a last-minute Halloween costume idea? If you've got a million bucks to spare, we ...

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Zdeno Chara: Exits Thursday With Injury - Rotowire

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:14pm

Zdeno Chara: Exits Thursday With Injury
Rotowire
Chara left Thursday's game against the Islanders in the first period, after he laid a hard hit on John Tavares, Joe Haggerty of CSNNE.com reports. ROTOWIRE FANTASY ANALYSIS. It's usually the opponent that comes away sore following a check from the ...

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New York Doctor Just Back From Africa Tested for Ebola - NBCNews.com

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:27pm

CBS News

New York Doctor Just Back From Africa Tested for Ebola
NBCNews.com
A doctor just back from West Africa is being isolated and checked for Ebola virus at New York's Bellevue Hospital, city health officials said Thursday. It's a by-the-book operation demonstrating the nation's heightened new state of readiness for Ebola, and by far ...
Possible Ebola Patient Taken to New York City HospitalABC News
UPDATE 6-New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for EbolaReuters
Patient Placed in Isolation for Ebola Testing at Bellevue Hospital in New York CityNew York Times
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Washington State Tornado Wrecks Vehicles, No Injuries - NBCNews.com

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:09pm

CBS News

Washington State Tornado Wrecks Vehicles, No Injuries
NBCNews.com
No one was injured but several buildings and vehicles were damaged when a tornado tore through communities on Washington state's southern border Thursday afternoon, authorities told NBC News. The National Weather Service said the tornado touched ...
Damage reported after tornado in Washington StateCBS News
Tornado hits Washington state; residents told to avoid damaged section of cityFox News
Tornado does damage in Washington stateseattlepi.com
Washington Post
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New Questions About White House Fence After String of Intrusions - ABC News

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:55pm

ABC News

New Questions About White House Fence After String of Intrusions
ABC News
The latest fence-jumping incident at the White House has brought not only the Secret Service into scrutiny again but the fence itself. The bottom line: Is the fence enough? Since President Thomas Jefferson had the first fence erected around the White House in ...
Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first timeLos Angeles Times
Two Secret Service Dogs Take Down White House Fence JumperNBCNews.com
Second White House fence jumper faces mental evaluationReuters
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