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Orange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' parade

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:59

San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal waves to the crowd during the victory parade for the 2014 World Series baseball champions on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the World Series champions.


USC's fate against Washington State is very much up in the air

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:57
USC has faced a full palette of offenses this season, including several spread schemes, grind-it-out Stanford, read-option Boston College and pseudo-traditional Oregon State.

Mexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:57

Former U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi is escorted to a federal court in TijuanaSAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.


Uruguay registers cannabis growers

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:45
The Uruguayan government announces the start of registration for licensed cannabis growers as part of its plan to legalise the drug.
Categories: BBC World News

Virgin Galactic spacecraft explodes on test flight

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:45

Virgin Galactic spacecraft explodes on test flightA Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another.


U.N. Says Iran Is Silent on Efforts for a Bomb

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:42
Remarks by the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency come as Secretary of State John Kerry prepares for further negotiations.

Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:38
Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Hello Kitty shrine in Singapore

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:38
The BBC's Lucas de Jong found one place in Singapore where interior designer Terry Goh has spent seven years making Hello Kitty the centre of attention.
Categories: BBC World News

Sunday talk shows to focus on elections

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:35

With just days to go, Sunday talk shows focus on midterm elections.

       

New York doctor with Ebola improves, hospital says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:35

New York health officials have upgraded his condition from "serious but stable" to "stable."

       

G.O.P. Ads Chase Voters at Home and on the Go

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:31
After lagging behind Democrats technologically in previous campaigns, the G.O.P. has begun using sophisticated techniques to target voters.

Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:29

This image from video by KABC TV Los Angeles shows wreckage of what is believed to be SpaceShipTwo in Southern California's Mojave Desert on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a test flight, a witness said Friday. (AP Photo/KABC TV)The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert on Friday.


UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:24
The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.
Categories: BBC World News

Mexico judge orders release of former Marine jailed on weapons offenses

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:23

Former U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi is escorted to a federal court in Tijuana(Reuters) - A Mexico judge has ordered the release of a former U.S. Marine jailed for months on weapons offenses, U.S. media reported on Friday. Andrew Tahmooressi, 26, was arrested on March 31 by Mexican customs agents who found three guns in his pickup truck at a border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana. He was charged with weapons offenses and has been imprisoned ever since. (Reporting by Eric M. Johnson in Seattle; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)


Billy Hurley III doesn’t let one bad hole ruin a great start on the PGA Tour in Kuala Lumpur

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:22
Former Navy lieutenant posts his second consecutive 67 for two-stroke lead

Taiwan leader expresses support for Hong Kong protests

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:22
The president of Taiwan has voiced support for Hong Kong protesters and great democracy in mainland China, drawing a distinction between that support and his condemnation of student protests in Taipei last spring.

Multiple-vehicle collision closes Rainier Ave. S. at 53rd Ave. S.

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:21
The Seattle Fire Department said 10 people were injured in a crash in Rainier Beach that involved at least 12 cars , including a Seattle police patrol car.

VIDEO: On board Knox-Johnston's yacht

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:18
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the Briton who in the 1960s became the first person to sail round the world on his own without stopping, is about to return to ocean racing at the age of 75.
Categories: BBC World News

Mexico orders release of US marine

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:17
A US marine imprisoned in Mexico for driving a vehicle loaded with firearms across the border is released after eight months.
Categories: BBC World News

China, Russia said to block creation of Antarctic marine reserves

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:16
The annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ended Friday after two weeks of talks among government officials, scientists and environmentalists from 24 countries and the European Union.