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AbbVie Hikes Forecast, Tops Street Expectations

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Drugmaker AbbVie hikes 2014 forecast, topping Street expectations, also tops 3Q predictions

Muslim men over 50 pray at Jerusalem's Aqsa mosque amid tight security

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Muslim men over 50 prayed at the Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday amid intense security, a day after Israel closed all access to the sacred compound for the first time in more than a decade following violence on the streets.

US Consumer Spending Down 0.2 Percent in September, First Slip in 8 Months While Income Slows

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US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September, first slip in 8 months while income slows

Syria's Alawites Pay Heavy Price as They Bury Sons

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Syria's Alawites pay heavy price for war as they bury their sons, Assad's soldiers


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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

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

The Islamic State prisoner and the intelligence chief

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The capture of a prisoner wearing a "nappy'' bomb and a suicide capsule in his belly button has revealed much about the operations of the ... more

Pakistan declare at 6-570 against Aust

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Pakistan declare their first innings at 6-570, providing solid base from which to achieve a Test cricket series win over Australia.

It looks like Russia and smells like Russia ... but is it Russia?

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It's easy to blame Russian hackers. It's harder to prove it.

It looks like Russia and smells like Russia ... but is it Russia?

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It's easy to say Russians are hacking the White House and major U.S. companies. It's harder to prove it.

Channahon Police Seek Owners Of Headstone Placed In Halloween Display

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Channahon Police Seek Owners Of Headstone Placed In Halloween Display
Police in southwest suburban Channahon were trying to figure out how a real headstone ended up in a Halloween display.

U.S. consumer spending weakest in eight months, savings jump

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U.S. consumer spending weakest in eight months, savings jump
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell in September for the first time in eight months, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the ... more

Banks' loans up 11.1 per cent y-o-y in two weeks to October 17: RBI

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The banks' loans grew 11.1 per cent in the two weeks to October 17 from the same period a year earlier, while deposits rose 12.6 ... 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

Apple Pay Moves World Closer to Mobile Payment Acceptance

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ApplePay’s recent launch in the U.S. is the latest indication that paying for things with our phones will become more normal, but for most, “normal” ... more

It looks like Russia and smells like Russia ... but is it Russia?

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It's easy to blame Russian hackers. It's harder to prove it.

Hull KR sign experienced Leeds Rhino prop Ryan Bailey on two-year deal

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Hull KR sign experienced Leeds Rhino prop Ryan Bailey on two-year deal
Bailey signed as replacement for retired Justin Poore Im ready for a new challenge at Hull KR, says BaileyHull KR have signed the long-serving Leeds ... more

Jonathan Trotts England Lions selection revives the glow of past times | Barney Ronay

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Jonathan Trotts England Lions selection revives the glow of past times | Barney Ronay
The batsmans return gives him a deserved chance to heal the wounds of his sudden demise and is a comforting throwbackAt first glance there was ... more

Talking Horses: Charlie Hall chatter and best bets for Friday racing | Chris Cook

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Talking Horses: Charlie Hall chatter and best bets for Friday racing | Chris Cook
Seven horses have been declared for the first major race of the core jumps season, plus tips for Fridays actionThe Charlie Hall has been reduced ... more

F1s meritocracy undone by letting richest teams write the regulations | Richard Williams

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F1s meritocracy undone by letting richest teams write the regulations | Richard Williams
Money always talked but once you could rise from sweeping the floor to running teams built from scratch. Now, as Marussia and Caterham teeter, the ... more

Austria's Matthias Brändle breaks hour cycling record video

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Austria's Matthias Brändle breaks hour cycling record  video
Austrian cyclist Matthias Brändle set a new hour cycling record in Switzerland on Thursday with a total distance of 51.85km (32.21 miles). Brändle broke the ... more

Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal open to harsh reviews in 'The Real Thing'

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Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal open to harsh reviews in 'The Real Thing'
Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal made their Broadway debuts Thursday in a new revival of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," which is being produced by ... more

The secret to making great curry

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The complex flavours of curries are governed by just three things: generous spicing; onion, ginger and garlic done just right; and something to give it ... more

Broken rules, standout sculpture at Marc Foxx

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Broken rules, standout sculpture at Marc Foxx
An untitled group exhibition at Marc Foxx stands out as one of the best sculpture shows in recent memory.

Jordan gives Halloween a dressing-down

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There's a "Heroes and Villains" Halloween Party happening Friday at Canvas, an upscale bar nestled beside one of this city's few parks, but ghosts, ghouls ... more

Were your parents graduates? That's likely to boost your income

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If one of your parents have a degree, youll probably end up earning more than than others who are just as well-qualified as you are, ... more
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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

Emma Watson, Robert Downey Jr. honored by BAFTA

​There was a bit of a British invasion at the Beverly Hills Hilton hotel, as BAFTA Los Angeles hosted its annual Britannia Awards

Taylor Swift gets heat for NYC ad

New York City transplant Taylor Swift is getting criticized for her new ad promoting tourism to the city. Also, a look at the big winners ... more

Could Lennox's new album be her last?

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Annie Lennox's new album Nostalgia revels in taking time and looking back.

Channahon Police Seek Owners Of Headstone Placed In Halloween Display

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Channahon Police Seek Owners Of Headstone Placed In Halloween Display
Police in southwest suburban Channahon were trying to figure out how a real headstone ended up in a Halloween display.

New advice for dialysis patients

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

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

New consensus guidelines for toxicity testing of oligonucleotide-based therapeutics

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Oligonucleotide-based therapeutics present unique challenges when it comes to testing their potential to cause reproductive and developmental harm. New consensus guidelines for toxicity testing that ... more

Iran frets over carbon dioxide emissions rates

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Iran frets over carbon dioxide emissions rates
Daniel J. GraeberTEHRAN, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Iran's rate of carbon dioxide emissions is alarming, and it's time to start following the international community's lead, ... more

Study estimates Medicare costs of lung cancer diagnostic workup in patients

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Biopsies were found to be the most costly tool prescribed in lung cancer diagnosis, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium ... more