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Morning Must Reads: October 31

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Morning Must Reads: October 31
Campaign Countdown Millions of votes have been cast, the last ads have been cut and there’s barely a household that remains blessedly untouched by the fight for the U.S. Senate. Here are four things to watch four days before the midterm elections Milk Might Not Save Your Bones A new study suggests the bone-strengthening powers…
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Omega to Buy out Rival Aviv in $3B All-Stock Deal

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Omega Healthcare to buy out rival Aviv in all-stock deal valued at $3 billion

Parachutist Rescued From Missouri Television Tower

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Firefighters rescue parachutist caught on wires of Missouri broadcast tower


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Tide going out for the Tea Party in US midterms

The midterm elections in Kansas, where the polarising policies of Governor Sam Brownback have caused many Republicans to denounce him, will be a litmus test ... more

Watch: New humanoid robot helps Nestle sell coffee machines

Nestle Japan will introduce humanoid robots at shops to promote the sales of its coffee machines. Starting in November the company plans to place about ... more

Defense Secretary defends decision to isolate soldiers returning from West Africa

The U.S. military is defending its decision on a three-week Ebola quarantine for troops returning from West Africa. Charlie Rose reports.

Israel reopens Muslim site after blocking access

A huge police force in Jerusalem is trying to keep calm at the disputed holy site Muslims call the "Noble Sanctuary" and Jews call the ... more

Wiz Khalifa wants to shake his stoner image

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Wiz Khalifa wants to shake his stoner image
Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Wiz Khalifa may be known for such songs as "So High," but the rapper says he wants to ... more

10 Things You Didn’t Know About WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee
WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee climbed the pro wrestling ranks from meager beginnings. Here are 10 things you didn't know about the pro wrestler.

Nissan Recalls Infiniti SUVs to Fix Air Bags

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Nissan recalling 2 Infiniti SUVs to fix air bag inflators that can explode with too much force

U.S. consumer sentiment at highest since July 2007

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U.S. consumer sentiment at highest since July 2007
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years on growing optimism about the ... more

U.S. consumer sentiment at highest since July 2007

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years on growing optimism about the ... more

America's gun stores are overstocked

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Inventory glut causes Sturm, Ruger sales to suffer.

Watch: New humanoid robot helps Nestle sell coffee machines

Nestle Japan will introduce humanoid robots at shops to promote the sales of its coffee machines. Starting in November the company plans to place about ... more

Reaction to Apple CEO announcement that he's gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook is getting a lot of public support after his personal revelation. He is now the first openly gay executive of a ... more

Dramatic Chihuahua plays dead when held

Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including motorcycle chariot racing, a musical tribute to Shia LeBeouf and a combat ship side ... more

Lava flow could wipe out future for Hawaii village

A river of lava threatens to block the main road into the village of Pahoa. Dozens of people who could lose their homes don't know ... more

Has Apple quietly fixed its iPhone 6 Plus ‘Bendgate’ problem?

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Has Apple quietly fixed its iPhone 6 Plus ‘Bendgate’ problem?
Ignoring the idiotic instances where people intentionally started bending iPhone 6 units in stores just to prove it can be done, Apple did have an ... more

Michael Cheika refuses to rule out Kurtley Beale joining Wallabies on tour video

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Michael Cheika refuses to rule out Kurtley Beale joining Wallabies on tour  video
Australia coach Michael Cheika refuses to rule out Kurtley Beale joining Wallabies on tour in Europe. At a press conference on Thursday, he also comments ... more

Australia given impetus by new coach Michael Cheika for Barbarians clash | Robert Kitson

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Australia given impetus by new coach Michael Cheika for Barbarians clash | Robert Kitson
The Wallabies third coach in 15 months has been backed to make an instant impact by former pupil Brian ODriscollCall it the Darren Lehmann effect. ... more

USA v All Blacks: who are the US Eagles?

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USA v All Blacks: who are the US Eagles?
A teacher, a former tennis starlet and plenty of NFL experience all feature in the United Staes squad set to face the All Blacks New ... more

Manchester Citys David Silva out for three weeks with knee injury

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Manchester Citys David Silva out for three weeks with knee injury
Midfielder to miss Sundays derby and CSKA clash Sustained blow in Wednesdays loss to Newcastle Yaya Touré hopeful of overcoming groin complaintDavid Silva will be ... more

LeBron James’s Return to Cleveland, With Playground Play-by-Play by Big Brawley

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The best streetball announcer on earth called LeBron James’s first game back with his hometown team, accompanied by Patrick Truby’s illustrations.

Daniel Radcliffe Doesn’t Get Your Harry Potter References

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Daniel Radcliffe Doesn’t Get Your Harry Potter References
The star of Horns, in theaters now, talks snakes, snacks and Satan
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What we learned from the Ducks' 2-0 loss in St. Louis

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What we learned from the Ducks' 2-0 loss in St. Louis
There’s going to be some duds, clunkers, whatever you want to call them over the course of 82 games, and Thursday night’s 2-0 loss to ... more

Forget Halloween. TV shows have thrills and chills all year-round

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Forget Halloween. TV shows have thrills and chills all year-round
For years now, television has greeted the end of October by rolling out special Halloween-themed episodes and slasher fare, but never before has it seemed ... more

'The Judge': Robert Downey Jr., the 'missus' and 'Norma Rae'

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'The Judge': Robert Downey Jr., the 'missus' and 'Norma Rae'
Robert Downey Jr. stars in "The Judge." He's also a producer on the film, the first from Team Downey, the production company he runs with ... more

Ago Sciandri to open Vespaio downtown; Cardamom, the One Up are open

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Ago Sciandri to open Vespaio downtown; Cardamom, the One Up are open
Chef and restaurateur Ago Sciandri (Ago) will open a new Italian restaurant called Vespaio in downtown L.A. at the Emerson later this year. The 5,500-square-foot ... more
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What's Daniel Radcliffe's Latest Obsession?

The Horns star, who admits he has a tendency to loose things, chatted with PEOPLE this week about "one last thing"

Chelsea Handler blasts Instagram for removing topless pic

Comedian's war of words with the photo-sharing app began after she posted a pic spoofing Russian president Vladimir Putin

Editor-in-chief Graydon Carter on 100th anniversary of Vanity Fair

In honor of its anniversary, the magazine released a book called "Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers and Swells." Carter, who has led the magazine since 1992, joins ... more

J.K. Rowling profiles Umbridge in new Potter tale

Author reveals more details about the villainous character's origins and inspirations in a Halloween treat for "Harry Potter" fans

Chris Brown's Washington assault case settled

Lawyer for a man who was punched by Brown outside a Washington D.C. hotel says he has settled a lawsuit against the singer

Can your mental attitude reverse the effects of aging?

In studies over four decades, Harvard psychology professor Ellen Langer showed that mental attitude can reverse the effects of again and improve physical health. Now ... more

New advice for dialysis patients

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Dialysis patients need to choose their heart medicine carefully, as Canadian researchers say that some beta blockers are easily removed from the blood during treatment. ... more

Athletes with disabilities inspire volunteers for NYC Marathon

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In 1976, Dick Traum became the first amputee to complete the New York City Marathon. Now, as the founder of Achilles International, he explains how ... more

Wiz Khalifa wants to shake his stoner image

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Wiz Khalifa wants to shake his stoner image
Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Wiz Khalifa may be known for such songs as "So High," but the rapper says he wants to ... more

Study: Earth has had water since birth of solar system

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Study: Earth has had water since birth of solar system
Brooks HaysFALMOUTH, Mass., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A new study suggests water was available for accumulation on Earth much earlier than scientists thought.