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  1. Will last minute strength be enough for Dems?Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:07:37 GMT
    Democrats in key Senate races are showing some strength in the final stretch of election season -- but it may not be enough to keep the chamber. A new CNN/ORC poll released Friday shows Democrat Michelle Nunn leading Republican David Perdue 47% to 44% among likely voters. More...
  2. Senators ask government for nationwide air bag recallFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:20:08 GMT
    DETROIT>> Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity. Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts made the demand in a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who oversees the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. More...
  3. Prisoner in Afghanistan to be tried in USFri, 24 Oct 2014 03:37:36 GMT
    The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in Virginia, U.S. officials said Thursday. The move would mark the first time a military detainee from Afghanistan was brought to the U.S. for trial, and it represents the Obama administration's latest attempt to show that it can use the criminal court system to deal with terror suspects. More...
  4. Official: 3 dead, 2 hurt in Maryland air crashThu, 23 Oct 2014 23:45:36 GMT
    An airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near a Maryland airport before crashing into a line of trees and a pair of storage units on the ground Thursday afternoon, killing three people and injuring two men. A Cirrus SR22 plane was heading to the Frederick Municipal Airport and an R44 helicopter was involved in a training exercise when the collision occurred near the southwest corner of the airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. More...
  5. Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's bodyThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:52:41 GMT
    Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The famed athlete's surviving sons have been fighting to move the body to Sac and Fox land in the state where he was born, saying their father expressed a desire to be buried in Oklahoma. More...
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  1. 10 'Insane Things' Wall Street Really BelievesFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:53:30 GMT
    Wall Streeters believe the darndest things. More...
  2. California Digs Deep for Water, But Is It Safe?Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:11:33 GMT
    Contamination is a major concern as the state turns to groundwater after three years of drought. More...
  3. False 'Emergency' Warning Sent to AT&T U-verse SubscribersFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:08:17 GMT
    AT&T U-verse customers in several states received an erroneous emergency warning on Friday morning. More...
  4. PoS Malware Infections Soar Ahead of Holiday SeasonFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:28:24 GMT
    Going into the holiday season, hackers are ramping up their efforts to attack retailers and other businesses with point-of-sale malware. More...
  5. Search for Malaysian Jet 'Will Take Many Months'Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:18:10 GMT
    Australian officials Peter Foley and Judith Zielke discuss the restart of the search for missing Malaysian flight MH370, which was put on hold for four months while the sea floor in the revised search zone was mapped. More...
  6. Apple CEO Says Had 'Very Open' Talks in China: XinhuaFri, 24 Oct 2014 13:50:48 GMT
    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was quoted on Friday as saying he had "very open" talks on privacy and security with a senior Chinese official. More...
  7. Want to Become a Billionaire? Go Ivy LeagueFri, 24 Oct 2014 11:50:25 GMT
    American universities produce most of the world's billionaires, a new study shows. More...
  8. 5 Guilt-Free Ways to Make Sure You Use All Your VacationFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:57:56 GMT
    Americans say they're worried about being seen as office slackers, but taking vacations can boost productivity and health. More...
  9. Why Millennials' Woes Could Harm the World's EconomyFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:22:03 GMT
    Millennials will not be the only ones suffering the consequences if we let youth unemployment rates soar unabated. More...
  10. Amazon Fire Phone Proves to Be an Expensive FlopThu, 23 Oct 2014 22:48:58 GMT
    Amazon says it recorded a $170 million write-down in the third quarter largely related to its unsold stockpile of Fire smartphones. More...