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Suit: Breasts burned at Philadelphia hookah lounge

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:41

 Breasts burned at Philadelphia hookah loungeA woman says her breasts were burned by hot coals as people danced around a stripper pole at a Philadelphia hookah lounge.


UN review finds Darfur mission held back info

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:32
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations review has found that the U.N.-African Union joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur took an "unduly conservative" approach to publicly sharing information about crimes against civilians and peacekeepers.

Lab tech: Dead doctor's blood had 'lethal' poison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:31
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A neurologist who died after suddenly falling ill had a "very, very high" level of cyanide in her blood, a lab technician testified Wednesday at the criminal homicide trial for her husband, a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher.

US Fed ends QE stimulus programme

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:28
US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008 as economic recovery takes hold.
Categories: BBC World News

Country music fest coming to NY's Randall's Island

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:27

FILE - In this April 7, 2014 file photo, country singer Dierks Bentley performs at ACM Presents an All-Star Salute to the Troops in Las Vegas. Bentley, Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan will perform in a three-day country music festival in New York next summer. Live Nation Entertainment announced Wednesday, Oct. 29, that FarmBorough will take place June 26-28 on Randall’s Island. It’s being billed as the first-ever country music festival in New York City. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A new three-day country music festival starring Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley will debut in New York City next summer.


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Monetary Policy: The Fed Has Not Stopped Trying to Stimulate the Economy

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:25
For all the fuss about the decision to end quantitative easing, the Federal Reserve is far from any kind of monetary tightening.






Funding to tame an Ebola outbreak has fallen short

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:24

FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2014, file photo, Nurse Barbara Smith, left, and Dr. Bryan Christensen demonstrate the proper way for health care workers to use personal protective equipment when dealing with Ebola during an education session in New York. Even small clusters of Ebola cases could overwhelm parts of US medical care system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)The nation's preparedness effort to fight outbreaks of Ebola and other infectious diseases has been under-funded and lacking in political will and commitment.


Hawaii lava crosses residential property, threatens more homes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:20

The lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano is seen near the village of Pahoa, HawaiiBy Karin Stanton KONA Hawaii (Reuters) - A slow-moving river of molten lava from an erupting volcano crept across a residential property on Hawaii's Big Island early on Wednesday after incinerating an outbuilding as it threatened dozens of homes and businesses at the edge of a seaside town. The lava flow from the Kilauea volcano has been slogging toward the village of Pahoa for weeks and was clocked at average speeds of 10 to 15 yards (nine to 14 meters) an hour as it bubbled over a road and overran a cemetery. ...


Sole ND abortion clinic halts medication abortions

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:19

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo, an abortion protester stands outside the Red River Valley Women's Clinic in downtown Fargo, N.D. The director of North Dakota's sole abortion provider says medical abortions have ceased at the Fargo clinic following a North Dakota Supreme Court ruling Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, that upheld a 2011 state law limiting the use of drugs to perform abortions. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack, File)BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's sole abortion provider stopped providing medication abortions Wednesday in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that blocked the use of pregnancy-terminating drugs, though surgical abortions were still being provided, the clinic's director said.


Utah man accused of chasing owl in paraglider

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:14
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former TV pitchman in Utah with a history of running afoul of the law was charged Tuesday with two federal misdemeanors by prosecutors who say he chased a barn owl in flight on his motorized paraglider.

Ebola puts Ghana's bush meat traders out of work

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:09
Yaa Kyerewaa cuts a lonely figure beside a pile of animal parts: the jaws of a giant rodent, the hooves of wild pigs, snails. This bush meat was once considered a delicacy and fetched premium prices. But Ebola has frightened away customers and Kyerewaa hasn't sold anything in days.

Sole ND abortion clinic halts medication abortions

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:06
North Dakota's sole abortion provider stopped providing medication abortions Wednesday in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that blocked the use of pregnancy-terminating drugs, though surgical abortions were still being provided, the clinic's director said.

Health overhaul's subsidies at Supreme Court

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:04
Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.

Chrysler recalling over 300,000 Ram trucks for fire hazard

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 03:03

A Chrysler sign is seen outside the Warren Truck Assembly plant where the Dodge Ram pickup truck is assembled in Warren, MichiganDETROIT (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's Chrysler Group said on Wednesday it is recalling 381,876 Ram trucks mostly in the United States to correct a potential fire hazard. Chrysler said in a statement that problems with 2010-2014 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs equipped with Cummins diesel engines could cause fuel-heater housings to overheat and fuel to leak. It said 314,704 of the trucks are in the United States, 59,432 in Canada and the rest outside North America. Chrysler said it was not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the condition. ...


Ben Bradlee, Former Washington Post Editor, Remembered

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:57
At a power-packed funeral service, Ben Bradlee’s family, friends and admirers celebrated the man as well as the myth, offering a collective eulogy for a Washington that is no more.






'Operation' inventor needs operation

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:53
The American inventor of the popular board game Operation is in desperate need of money to pay for a real-life operation.
Categories: BBC World News

Chile plants cannabis for medicinal use

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:50
Chile allows first medical marijuana plant
Categories: BBC World News

Report faults Red Cross response to Isaac, Sandy

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:49

In this Nov.15, 2012 photo, a beach club destroyed by Superstorm Sandy lays on the sea wall in Sea Bright, N.J. Sea Bright, a low-lying community on a narrow strip of sand between the ocean and the Shrewsbury River, floods regularly and suffered catastrophic damage in Superstorm Sandy. Two years later, it is one of the New Jersey municipalities that is furthest along in post-storm remediation and planning for future storms. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)NEW YORK (AP) — The American Red Cross mishandled its responses to Hurricane Isaac and Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and often seemed more focused on public relations than on helping storm victims, according to a report from investigative journalism nonprofit ProPublica and NPR published Wednesday, the second anniversary of Sandy.


White Pass - 10/29/2014 10:51:53 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:49
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Satus Pass - 10/29/2014 10:59:24 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:49
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