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Fresh fighting in key Syrian town

BBC - Found 55 minutes ago
Fierce fighting has erupted in the north of the Syrian town of Kobane, after two days of relative calm. Kurdish defenders were thought to have pushed back Islamic State (IS) militants trying to take over the town, including from this area. US-led forces carried out six air strikes around Kobane on ...
Is the Tide About to Turn Against ISIS? - Daily Beast
5 Turkey clears way for Kurdish reinforcements to battle Islamic State - Washington Post
Why Turkey Changed Course on Kobani - Time
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Baig: First look - Paying with Apple Pay

USA Today - Found 30 minutes ago
NEW YORK—Ever since Apple announced the Apple Pay at its big iPhone launch last month I've been eager to put the company's new mobile payments system to the test. Sure, Apple Pay worked like a charm during demos in and around Apple's Cupertino headquarters under the watchful eye of the company. ...
How to set up SMS sharing with iOS 8, OS X 10.10 Yosemite With the release of iOS 8.1, you can now receive text messages ... - CNET.co.uk
Can a phone replace your wallet? I went shopping to find out. CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet, ... - CNET.co.uk
Mac OS X Yosemite is a free upgrade every Mac user should download From new Continuity features to smaller, useful ... - CNET.co.uk
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Ind. police ID sex offender in killing of 7 women

USA Today - Found 34 minutes ago
HAMMOND, Ind. -- Police said Monday that Darren Deon Vann, a convicted sex offender, has confessed to killing seven women and may be responsible for several other victims in northwest Indiana. Police Chief John Doughty said Vann, 43, told officers he had "messed up" in committing the latest killing ...
HORROR IN HEARTLAND Indiana cops eye 'serial killer' in at least 7 murders - FOXNews.com
Sex Offender Suspected in Killings of 7 Women in Northwestern Indiana - New York Times
Sex Offender May Be Involved in 7 Deaths in Northwestern Indiana - New York Times
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Ebola Coincidence: Amber Vinson Neighbor Also Knew Duncan

NBCNews.com - Found 57 minutes ago
Nineteen-year-old Forkpah Worloma of Dallas said he couldn't believe it when he learned his fellow apartment complex resident, Amber Vinson, one of the nurses who treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan, contracted the virus. Worloma, who was born in Liberia and moved to the U.S. eight years ago, ...
Area man not too worried about Ebola - Washington Post
Ebola fears throw Ohio bridal shop owners' lives into chaos - CNN
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Ind. police ID sex offender in killing of 7 women

USA Today - Found 34 minutes ago
HAMMOND, Ind. -- Police said Monday that Darren Deon Vann, a convicted sex offender, has confessed to killing seven women and may be responsible for several other victims in northwest Indiana. Police Chief John Doughty said Vann, 43, told officers he had "messed up" in committing the latest killing ...
HORROR IN HEARTLAND Indiana cops eye 'serial killer' in at least 7 murders - FOXNews.com
Sex Offender Suspected in Killings of 7 Women in Northwestern Indiana - New York Times
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Hannah Graham suspect indicted

CNN - Found 55 minutes ago
(CNN) -- As investigators are determining whether a skull and bones discovered behind an abandoned Central Virginia home on Saturday are those of Hannah Graham, the lone suspect in her disappearance has been indicted in an assault from almost a decade ago -- a case that police say forensically links ...
Hannah Graham Case Suspect Charged in Previous Sex Attack - NBCNews.com
Jesse Matthew charged in Fairfax City rape case - Washington Post
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Fresh fighting in key Syrian town

BBC - Found 55 minutes ago
Fierce fighting has erupted in the north of the Syrian town of Kobane, after two days of relative calm. Kurdish defenders were thought to have pushed back Islamic State (IS) militants trying to take over the town, including from this area. US-led forces carried out six air strikes around Kobane on ...
Is the Tide About to Turn Against ISIS? - Daily Beast
5 Turkey clears way for Kurdish reinforcements to battle Islamic State - Washington Post
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Looking Back at the Live Blog: Joko Widodo Becomes President

Wall Street Journal - Found 9 hours ago
Joko Widodo, a former furniture seller and governor of Indonesia's crowded, chaotic capital, was sworn in Monday as president of the world’s third-largest democracy.Thin and straight-speaking, Mr. Widodo won fans for his visits to local communities, spot inspections of projects and a can-do ...
New Indonesian president sworn in - BBC
Kerry Urges Action on Islamists, Ebola - Wall Street Journal
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W.H.O. Declares Nigeria Free of Ebola

New York Times - Found 5 hours ago
The announcement called Nigeria’s effort a “spectacular success story” but warned that the country, Africa’s most populous, cannot relax its defenses.
WHO says Nigeria's Ebola outbreak over - USA Today
Nigeria declared Ebola-free after containing virus - FOXNews.com
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Dana Milbank: Obama, the pariah president

Washington Post - Found 31 minutes ago
By , They were fired up and ready to go home. Democrats left nothing to chance for President Obama’s first campaign rally of the 2014 election season Sunday evening. They arranged for him to speak in Prince George’s County, Md., which went 90 percent for Obama in 2012. They put him in the ...
Obama casts his ballot early in Chicago - USA Today
Obama White House Finds Ebola and ISIS Crises Silver Lining - Time
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In the Loop: Health ‘czar’ controversies are a Washington tradition. But a Bush czar thinks Klain might do well.

Washington Post - Found 28 minutes ago
Post White House correspondent Katie Zezima explains the White House's decision to appoint former Obama administration official Ron Klain to coordinate its efforts on Ebola. (Casey Capachi/The Washington Post) In Washington, the more things change, the more they remain the same. Republican critics ...
Health ‘czar’ controversies are a Washington tradition. But a Bush czar thinks Klain might do well. - Washington Post
Ebola 'czar’ to skip House hearing, aide says - Isolation period ends for family, contacts of Ebola patient - Cover up ... - FOXNews.com
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Grimes and her family's Hugh Jass Burgers

CNN - Found 1 hour ago
(CNN) -- In her race to defeat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky, talking up her support for raising the minimum wage and criticizing the GOP's so-called war on women. But the restaurant owned by Grimes' family doesn't always practice what she ...
McConnell close to Senate pinnacle - USA Today
Dionne: Both parties face a blue-collar imperative - Washington Post
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Here is Taylor Swift's 'Welcome to New York'

Entertainment Weekly Online - Found 43 minutes ago
So much for waiting until midnight: the new track off Taylor Swift’s 1989 has emerged early. Hence, “Welcome to New York,” Taylor Swift style. The first track off her album really goes for the ’80s vibe, with tons of synth. Somehow I imagine Swift posting Amy Arbus’ famous photo of ...
Taylor Swift’s ‘Welcome to New York’ Is the Musical Equivalent of a Peppermint Latte - Time
Taylor Swift has had it with sexism - USA Today
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Video: Neil Diamond: I’m scared to get back on the road

NBCNews.com - Found 3 hours ago
TODAY   |   October 20, 2014 The legendary singer joins TODAY to talk about his 32nd album, “Melody Road,” and shares his fears about getting back on the road to tour at age 73. Share This
'Sweet Caroline' Is About More Than JFK's Daughter: Diamond - NBCNews.com
Neil Diamond sparkles on TODAY, reveals 'Sweet Caroline' secret - NBCNews.com
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Will, Kate to welcome second baby in April

USA Today - Found 3 hours ago
Prince George is getting a little sibling! The world's most famous baby will soon have competition from a little brother or sister. We take a look back at how Prince George has grown.  (Photo: Chris Jackson/) Welcome to the world, Prince George of Cambridge. Prince William and Duchess Kate and baby ...
Watch: Prince William and Kate Share Pregnancy News - ABC News
The Duchess Has a Due Date: New Royal Expected in April - NBCNews.com
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Baig: First look - Paying with Apple Pay

USA Today - Found 30 minutes ago
NEW YORK—Ever since Apple announced the Apple Pay at its big iPhone launch last month I've been eager to put the company's new mobile payments system to the test. Sure, Apple Pay worked like a charm during demos in and around Apple's Cupertino headquarters under the watchful eye of the company. ...
How to set up SMS sharing with iOS 8, OS X 10.10 Yosemite With the release of iOS 8.1, you can now receive text messages ... - CNET.co.uk
Can a phone replace your wallet? I went shopping to find out. CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet, ... - CNET.co.uk
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Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft ...

CNET.co.uk - Found 1 hour ago
The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program. Back after 674 days in space, the X-37B space plane meets up with recovery crew members. Boeing The intriguingly long voyage of the unmanned X-37B has ...
Air Force's mysterious space drone returns after two years in orbit - Engadget
The Air Force's Mysterious Space Drone Is Part Of The Incredible 'X-Plane' Family Of Aircraft - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
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Microsoft goes all-in on hybrid cloud with Azure-in-a-box

NetworkWorld - Found 48 minutes ago
Microsoft Monday doubled down on hybrid clouds by unveiling an on-premises system that syncs up with Azure public cloud services. With its new Cloud Platform System (CPS), Microsoft is attempting to differentiate itself vs. rivals Amazon Web Services and Google. + MORE AT NETOWRK WORLD : IBM’s ...
Microsoft (hearts) Linux, for Azure's sake - NetworkWorld
Microsoft Offers Cloud Device to Battle Google and Amazon - Wired News
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Denver Broncos' game of keep-away with Peyton Manning was planned ahead of record-setting TD pass

ESPN.com - Found 1 hour ago
Highlight Of The Night: Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's all-time passing touchdown record with as the Broncos soared past the 49ers 42-17.Tags: NFL, , Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning, Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker, Emmanuel SandersNEXT VIDEO Highlight Of The Night: Peyton Manning broke Brett ...
'Humbled' Peyton takes TD mark - USA Today
How Peyton Manning reached 510 touchdowns - USA Today
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Rugby: Cheika set for top Wallabies job

New Zealand Herald - Found 6 hours ago
Cheika had reportedly agreed to fill the position vacated by Ewen McKenzie. Photo / SNPA Successful Waratahs mentor Michael Cheika is set to be announced as the new Wallabies coach, with the NSW Rugby Union keen to ensure he masterminds their Super Rugby title defence before overseeing Australia's ...
Cheika close to being named new Wallabies coach - Yahoo! News
Rugby: Coachless Wallabies in disarray - New Zealand Herald
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Serena, Sharapova sound off on Tarpischev's racist comments

SI.com - Found 6 hours ago
SINGAPORE -- Serena Williams has denounced Russian tennis federation president Shamil Tarpischev's derogatory comments about her and sister Venus as racist, sexist and bullying. Tarpischev, a leading tennis official in Russia who serves on the International Olympic Committee, appeared on a Russian ...
IOC wants Tarpischev to explain comments - ESPN.com
Serena Williams rips Russian tennis official for ‘sexist,’ ‘racist’ comments - Washington Post
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Cruise Ship With Quarantined Lab Worker Docks in Texas

ABC News - Found Oct. 19, 2014
Lab technician was thought to be at risk for Ebola, but has tested negative.
Cruise ship carrying Ebola health worker returns to port - USA Today
Health Care Worker Quarantined on Ship Gives Blood Samples - ABC News
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Ebola-hit nations get key supplies

BBC - Found 27 minutes ago
Red Cross workers are among those fighting the outbreak in Sierra Leone Vital supplies and resources to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in the three worst-hit West African countries, Ghana's President John Mahama has said. Mr Mahama, who heads the regional bloc Ecowas, also told the BBC that ...
Ebola-Free Nigeria Called Blueprint for At-Risk Neighbors - Washington Post
Ebola crisis: How Nigeria's Dr Adadevoh fought the virus - BBC
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Compassion urged as 51 in Dallas end Ebola monitoring

USA Today - Found 1 hour ago
Dozens of Dallas residents who had contact with the only U.S.-diagnosed Ebola fatality were headed back into their communities Monday after their 21-day monitoring period concluded without any signs of the virus. As of late afternoon, 51 people had been cleared and 116 were still being monitored. ...
Dallas Nurses Call Colleagues Who Contracted Ebola 'Heroes' - ABC News
Dozens in Dallas Said to Be Free of Ebola Risk - National Womens Health Information Center
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Video: Satya Nadella: The one Microsoft

NBCNews.com - Found 3 hours ago
CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about the reorganization of its cloud structure. (CNBC)
Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment - Yahoo! Finance
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: 'It's No Longer Up For Debate Whether We Get The Cloud' - Yahoo! Finance
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Valeant Says It Considers Raised Bid in Battle With Allergan

Washington Post - Found 1 hour ago
(Updates with closing shares in final paragraph.) Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. may raise its offer for Allergan Inc., the company said today after reporting better-than-expected third- quarter earnings and raising its 2014 forecast. Managers of Laval, ...
Valeant says may raise Allergan bid; beats on profit - Yahoo! Finance
Valeant Pushes Business Strength - Wall Street Journal
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Video: Apple smashes earnings estimates

NBCNews.com - Found 1 hour ago
Apple is reporting EPS beat of $1.42 on revenue of $42.12 billion, with CNBC's Josh Lipton. (CNBC)
Video: Apple Pay day - NBCNews.com
Video: Apple beats earnings estimates - NBCNews.com
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