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Jeb Bush: Obama handling of Ebola 'incompetent'

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:48
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday criticized President Barack Obama's initial handling of the Ebola crisis as "incompetent," saying it gave rise to unneeded fears among the American public about the virus.

The tiebreaker: Biden's new role if Senate splits

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:48
It's the stuff of a campaign manager's dream: The sitting vice president, in the midst of his own run for president, dashes across Pennsylvania Avenue and bursts into the Senate to cast the deciding vote on make-or-break legislation, saving the day for his party while C-SPAN cameras capture the moment.

Basketball more than just a game for Saudi women

Seattle Storm - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:46
As the NBA season kicks off in America this week, a group of Saudi women and girls will be pursuing their own hoop dreams.
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Basketball more than just a game for Saudi women

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:46
As the NBA season kicks off in America this week, a group of Saudi women and girls will be pursuing their own hoop dreams.

Chicago high school evacuated, nine taken to hospital after gas leak

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:45
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago high school was evacuated on Wednesday due to a natural gas leak and nine students were taken to local hospitals as a precautionary measure, all in good condition, police said. Harper High School in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side was evacuated shortly after 10 a.m., said Jose Estrada in the Chicago Police Department news affairs office. The school will remain closed the rest of the day, the media relations office at Chicago Public Schools said. (Reporting by Fiona Oritz in Chicago; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

Man let go in courthouse shooting because of alibi

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:43

Law enforcement officials confer outside the courthouse in Nashville, N.C., where two men were shot Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. A manhunt is on for two suspects in the shooting of two men outside the Nash County Courthouse Tuesday, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The man once identified as the suspected gunman in a courthouse shooting in North Carolina had a credible alibi that led to his release, the police chief said Wednesday as investigators sought a another man for questioning.


SodaStream to move its West Bank factory in 2015

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:41

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2010 file photo, workers stand at the entrance to the Soda Club factory in the Mishor Adumim industrial zone near the Jewish West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim. Israeli drink maker SodaStream International Ltd. is to relocate its factory in an Israeli Maaleh Adumim settlement in the West Bank next year to southern Israel, a representative said Wednesday saying the move is strictly for commercial reasons and not due to pressure by pro-Palestinian activists. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli drink maker SodaStream International Ltd. said Wednesday it will close a West Bank factory that has been targeted by boycott activists and move the facility to a location inside Israel.


Halloween season rides a shriek-filled draw for theme parks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:34

A man reacts to one of the exhibits in the "Alien vs. Predator" haunted house at Universal Orlando Resort in OrlandoBy Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Chainsaw-wielding ghouls draw screaming crowds so large to Universal Orlando's "Halloween Horror Nights" that traffic snarls around the Florida theme park on fall evenings, just another nightmare in the industry's soaring thrill season. "It is just like everybody goes," said Steffanie Weisman, a horror buff who celebrated her 37th birthday this month at Universal's Halloween, the only time she and her husband visit the Orlando park, less than an hour from their home. Today, theme parks drawing mostly regional crowds look to Halloween for as much as 20 percent of their annual attendance, said Dennis Speigel, president of International Theme Park Services, a global consultant based in Cincinnati.


Jose Canseco shoots self in hand

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:31
Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.

Disruptions: Tinder, the Fast-Growing Dating App, Taps an Age-Old Truth

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:30
When it comes to dating, research shows, looks are all that matter, at least initially, something Tinder has taken full advantage of.

Purdue University shooter found dead in Indiana prison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:29

Cody Cousins is seen in an undated picture released by the Indiana Department of Corrections in Indianapolis, Indiana(Reuters) - A former Purdue University student who admitted killing a fellow student on campus in January has been found dead in prison of an apparent suicide, a state prison official said on Wednesday. Cody Cousins, 24, was found unresponsive Tuesday night in his cell at the prison in Michigan City with self-inflicted lacerations to his neck and arms, Indiana State Prison Superintendent Ron Neal said in a statement. Attempts were made to revive Cousins, who was alone in the cell, but he was pronounced dead about 25 minutes after being found during a routine check, Neal said. ...


100-year-old time capsule to be moved to museum

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:28
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 100-year-old time capsule discovered during the renovation of the original Washington Monument in Baltimore is being moved to a nearby museum.

VIDEO: Acid attack survivors' refuge

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:13
Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.
Categories: BBC World News

AccuWeather: Day of Change with Clouds, Spotty Shower

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:07

 Day of Change with Clouds, Spotty ShowerMeteorologist David Murphy says much cooler weather arrives tonight and tomorrow.


Obama Could Replace Aides Bruised by a Cascade of Crises

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:07
Early stumbles by the administration on the Ebola outbreak and the Islamic State suggest a staff shake-up might be coming.






Jefferson, Abington Health set to move closer toward merger

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:04

Jefferson, Abington Health set to move closer toward mergerLeaders of two Philadelphia-area health systems plan to sign a letter of intent to move toward merging the organizations.


Man, 82, guilty of puppy farm murders

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:02
A dog breeder who shot dead his partner and her daughter after police returned confiscated guns to him is found guilty of two counts of murder.
Categories: BBC World News