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New Question in Texas: Can Davis Survive Defeat?

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In race for Texas governor, new question is whether Wendy Davis can survive defeat

Afghan President: Corruption, Security Top Issues

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Afghanistan's new president says fighting corruption, ensuring security his top priorities

Space Tourism Rocket Crash Stirs Mixed Emotions

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Space tourism rocket explosion stirs mixed emotions of sadness, acknowledgement of dangers

Nurse Free to Move About as Restrictions Eased

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Judge rejects Maine's attempt to restrict movements Kaci Hickox.

Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Taylor Swift, Yusuf, Rancid and More

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What albums should you be listening to this weekend?


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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

Iraqi forces insist Baghdad airport, lifeline to the world, is secure

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Iraqi forces insist Baghdad airport, lifeline to the world, is secure
Sgt. Ahmed Hassan says he hasn't fired a shot at Islamic State fighters in six weeks. From his perch atop an Iraqi army guard tower ... more

Aust bowled out for 261 against Pakistan

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Australia have been bowled out for 261 in the second Test against Pakistan.

Islamic State kills 85 more members of Iraqi tribe

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have executed 85 more members of the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq in a mass killing campaign launched last ... more

Egypt jails eight men for three years over 'gay marriage'

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Egypt jails eight men for three years over 'gay marriage'
An Egyptian court jailed eight men for three years Saturday over a video prosecutors claimed was of a gay wedding, which went viral on the ... more

Islamic State kills 85 more members of Iraqi tribe

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have executed 85 more members of the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq in a mass killing campaign launched last ... more

Orange Saturday: Retailers Rolling Out Deals Day After Halloween

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Where to find day after Halloween deals.

5 Things You Own That Cost More Than $500 a Gallon

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Last year my mother-in-law sent me to the store to pick up some over-the-counter ointment for her dry eyes. When I saw the price for ... more

'Tough day' for space travel as Virgin Galactic's spaceship crashes

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'Tough day' for space travel as Virgin Galactic's spaceship crashes
Aviation pioneer Richard Branson's dream for space tourism was dealt a serious blow Friday as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo plummeted into a desolate stretch of the ... more

Westerlund: Jimmy Butler Bets On Himself

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Westerlund: Jimmy Butler Bets On Himself
“The whole city, this is home for me,” Butler says.

Chinese Moon Probe Returns to Earth

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Chinese Moon Probe Returns to Earth
A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crash Caps Terrible Week for Commercial Spaceflight

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Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crash Caps Terrible Week for Commercial Spaceflight
The bad news began on Tuesday (Oct. 28), when Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket exploded just seconds after blasting off on an unmanned cargo mission ... more

Richard Branson to meet Virgin Galactic space team after crash

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Richard Branson to meet Virgin Galactic space team after crash
Richard Branson is set to meet his Virgin Galactic space team in California's Mojave Desert on Saturday following the crash of a passenger spaceship being developed ... more

ARC Energy Is Trying To Step On GTAT's Throat

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ARC Energy Is Trying To Step On GTAT's Throat
A potential GTAT competitor announced a new product that if successful could have a negative impact on GTAT exiting bankruptcy.

Get-out-the-vote efforts matter in Quinn-Rauner race

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Get-out-the-vote efforts matter in Quinn-Rauner race
With polls tight and pre-election tensions tighter, Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are now turning to the final, furious and perhaps most critical ... more

Maddon and Renteria: Awkward spot

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Rick Renteria deserved better. After 20 years of working his way up the ladder, he took over the Chicago Cubs in the 2014 season and ... more

Lotus owner denies F1 teams plan to boycott US Grand Prix

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Lotus owner denies F1 teams plan to boycott US Grand Prix
Gerard Lopez says there is anger but no plans for a strike Im not aware of this a lot of frustration has built up Reports ... more

The gifs that keep on giving: Andy Murray, Miralem Pjanic and crazy golf

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The gifs that keep on giving: Andy Murray, Miralem Pjanic and crazy golf
Featuring hand gestures, a pass that deserved a goal, a race that was over before it started and keep-ups with golf clubsThanks for all your ... more

James Rebounds, Leads Cavaliers Past Bulls

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LeBron James rebounds from sluggish home opener, leads Cavaliers past Bulls

Brandon's Exit May Not Be Only Change at Michigan

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Brandon's departure may not be the only major change at Michigan

2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings

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2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings
More than a year before the Los Angeles Board of Education agreed to an iPads-for-all program, Apple and a leading curriculum company repeatedly sought meetings ... more

Ventura County rainstorm causes mudslide, evacuations

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The first rainstorm in months moved into Southern California, causing mudslides in Camarillo that damaged some homes.

'Tough day' for space travel as Virgin Galactic's spaceship crashes

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'Tough day' for space travel as Virgin Galactic's spaceship crashes
Aviation pioneer Richard Branson's dream for space tourism was dealt a serious blow Friday as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo plummeted into a desolate stretch of the ... more

Secret Teacher: without antidepressants, I stop being the person I should be

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After my experience with severe depression, I see colleagues struggling and worry that by labelling them as stressed were overlooking or even denying deeper problems ... more

Lakers are game, but Clippers own the game, and the city, at the end

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Lakers are game, but Clippers own the game, and the city, at the end
Byron Scott's confidence in the Lakers almost carried over to Friday's game. Almost.
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Islamic State kills 85 more members of Iraqi tribe

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have executed 85 more members of the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq in a mass killing campaign launched last ... more

Mammy has her moment in 'Gone with the Wind' prequel

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Mammy has her moment in 'Gone with the Wind' prequel
Nearly eight decades after she became one of the most famous supporting figures in American popular literature, Mammy has become the heroine of her own ... more

Robert Downey, Jr. Jokes: This Pregnancy Has Been 'Extraordinarily Tough' on Me

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"Self-prescribed mandatory bed rest was of some benefit. At least my milk is finally coming in," the actor says

Hello Kitty celebrates 40th birthday

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Hello Kitty celebrates 40th birthday
Hello Kitty, Japan's global icon of cute, marked her 40th anniversary on Saturday with a human-size version of the feline character regaling fans at an ... more

Third Victim in Washington School Shooting Dies

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Shaylee "Shay" Chuckulnaskit died at 4:45 p.m. Oct. 31 as a result of her injuries

Dude: Pot clubs set to go legal in Uruguay

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Dude: Pot clubs set to go legal in Uruguay
Mary PapenfussMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Cannabis clubs are registering in Uruguay as the world's first nation to approve a state-run system to supervise ... more

The Week in iPad Cases: Stands, keyboards, and bags

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The Week in iPad Cases: Stands, keyboards, and bags
Stands, keyboards, and bagsThis week’s roundup of new iPad cases comes with an assortment of multi-functional accessories—stands, keyboards, and more.BelkinThe Chambray Cover (iPad Air and iPad ... more
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Samsungfreude: A funny thing happened on the way to the winning

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Samsungfreude: A funny thing happened on the way to the winning
Friends. The Macalope has some terrible news. Are you sitting down? It’s... it’s... about Samsung. South Korean electronics giant Samsung reported a nearly 50 percent ... more
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Eluding Ebola: Why Skills May Matter More Than Gear

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Eluding Ebola: Why Skills May Matter More Than Gear
The WHO’s updated guidelines on protective gear suggest only highly trained professionals should care for Ebola patients, leading U.S. doctors say.

Canada imposes visa ban on nations where Ebola raging

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will stop issuing visas to people from those West African nations where the Ebola virus is widespread, the government said on ... more