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World Series tied after Giants surge past Royals 11-4 in Game 4

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Game 5 is Sunday in San Francisco; Series will head back to Kansas City to decide championship

Hong Kong Protesters Scrap Vote on Next Step

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Hong Kong protesters scrap vote on next step in monthlong street occupation

Found Remains of WWII Vet to Be Buried in Oakland

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Recovered remains of World War II airman to be buried with full military honors in Oakland

Tribe Reels From Washington State School Shooting

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Native American community 'reeling' from school shooting in Washington state

Hawaii Volcano Lava Prompts Evacuation Concerns

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Hawaii volcano lava moves closer to homes, prompting evacuation concerns


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Tunisians in historic vote spurred by Arab Spring

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Tunisians in historic vote spurred by Arab Spring
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians expressed tentative hope for the future as they lined up early Sunday to choose their first five-year parliament since they ... more

Last U.S. Marines, British combat forces end Afghan operations, prepare withdrawal

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By Kay Johnson CAMP LEATHERNECK Afghanistan (Reuters) - The last U.S. Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on ... more

Friends reunited as Mourinho, van Gaal clash

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Friends reunited as Mourinho, van Gaal clash
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal insist their friendship will survive whatever happens when Chelsea look to cement their position ... more

Bangladesh 109-3 at lunch on day 2 vs Zimbabwe

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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Scores at tea Sunday on the second day of the first cricket test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National ... more

Hong Kong protesters scrap vote on next step

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HONG KONG (AP) — Organizers of Hong Kong's democracy protests say they're canceling a Sunday vote on the next step in their monthlong street occupation.

Assocham against government disclosing names of black money holders

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"If names are placed in public domain and those named finally do not get convicted, there would be immense damage to their reputation," it said.

Brazil votes in tight presidential runoff split along class lines

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilians vote on Sunday in a bitterly-contested election that pits a leftist president with strong support among the poor against ... more

Services sector FDI dips 9% to $1.08 billion in April-August

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The services sector contributes over 60 per cent to India's GDP. In 2013-14, foreign investment in the sector fell to USD 2.2 billion from USD ... more

PE investments during January-September touch $8.4 billion: Report

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PE investment so far in 2014 stood higher at $8.4 billion as against $7.8 billion in 2013, with 38 per cent higher volumes in 2014 ... more

U.S. diplomat travels to West Africa as Ebola quarantine moves take hold

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations embarked on a trip to West Africa, new rules in three U.S. states ... more

Apple's iPhone 6 Japan Standings And U.S. Model Survey

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Apple's iPhone 6 Japan Standings And U.S. Model Survey
BCN's latest survey results for Apple's iPhone standing in Japan and information from CIRP on iPhone 6 models sold in September.

Metadata: privacy commissioner cannot monitor all those with access

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Timothy Pilgrim says government agencies and private organisations had some way to go with security Continue reading...

Nissan Qashqai: car review

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Nissans trailblazing Qashqai was the worlds first crossover. But why couldnt they have made it prettier? Continue reading...

Bothersome tweet moot after Giants victory in Game 4

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Bothersome tweet moot after Giants victory in Game 4
SAN FRANCISCO — We can only imagine the uproar Babe Ruth's "Called Shot" home run at Wrigley Field would have created if Twitter had been ... more

Ikea hopes its new motorized standing desk will get you out of your chair

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Ikea hopes its new motorized standing desk will get you out of your chair
Study after study reveals the same thing: it simply isn't healthy to sit for extended periods of time every day. But making the switch and buying ... more

Steve Ballmer opens a new window as Clippers' enthusiastic owner

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Steve Ballmer opens a new window as Clippers' enthusiastic owner
Steve Ballmer delivered many lessons this fall to the 80 students who squeezed their way into his much-anticipated class at the Stanford Graduate School of ... more

Kansas State puts up strong defensive effort in 23-0 shutout of Texas

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Kansas State puts up strong defensive effort in 23-0 shutout of Texas
In an era of high-octane offenses producing gaudy statistics and prodigious point totals, it makes sense that Kansas State's old-school coach can appreciate an old-school ... more

Kangaroos' woes compounded as scans reveal Daly Cherry-Evans hip tear

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Kangaroos' woes compounded as scans reveal Daly Cherry-Evans hip tear
Rare injury for DCE but still a hope to face EnglandBen Hunt in frame for Australian No.6 jerseyA rare injury to Daly Cherry-Evans may lead ... more

USC goes down the same dark road in loss to Utah

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USC goes down the same dark road in loss to Utah
It was blackout night in Utah. It was knocked-out night for USC.

USC goes from weird start to lousy end in 24-21 loss to Utah

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USC goes from weird start to lousy end in 24-21 loss to Utah
A pass ricocheted off a USC receiver behind the line of scrimmage, bounced among confused players and was returned for a touchdown.

Female academics: don't power dress, forget heels and no flowing hair allowed

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Women in academia are judged on their appearance. Feminine means frivolous, and those considered scruffy are subject to sexist assumptions Continue reading...

My alternative school proof you dont need grades and the curriculum

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Josh Chapman talks about how his alternative education model encourages children to learn independently and imaginatively Continue reading...

USC goes down the same dark road in loss to Utah

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USC goes down the same dark road in loss to Utah
It was blackout night in Utah. It was knocked-out night for USC.

USC goes from weird start to lousy end in 24-21 loss to Utah

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USC goes from weird start to lousy end in 24-21 loss to Utah
A pass ricocheted off a USC receiver behind the line of scrimmage, bounced among confused players and was returned for a touchdown.

Giants rally to beat Royals, 11-4, tie World Series

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Giants rally to beat Royals, 11-4, tie World Series
The third baseman was throwing up before the game. The right fielder was leading a group hug. The manager, as stoic as stoic gets, took ... more
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Brazil votes in tight presidential runoff split along class lines

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilians vote on Sunday in a bitterly-contested election that pits a leftist president with strong support among the poor against ... more

U.S. diplomat travels to West Africa as Ebola quarantine moves take hold

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations embarked on a trip to West Africa, new rules in three U.S. states ... more

U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola ... more

Blackhawks Drop Second Straight In Loss To Blues

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Blackhawks Drop Second Straight In Loss To Blues
The Blackhawks (4-2-1) have dropped two straight in regulation, falling again after being beaten in Nashville on Thursday.

Ebola shows up solidarity deficit in Africa growth story

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Ebola shows up solidarity deficit in Africa growth story
By James Harding Giahyue and Pascal Fletcher MONROVIA/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's economic growth is bounding ahead, despite the Ebola epidemic gnawing at its western shoulder, ... more

South Africans deploy owls to fight rat problem in townships

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By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A young barn owl looks bug-eyed in curiosity as a bird handler readies it for a new life - ... more

UCSF report: California Tobacco Control Program under threat

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California's position as a leader in tobacco control is under threat, according to a new report from the UC San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control ... more

WHO holds meeting to discuss on how to fast track testing, deployment of Ebola vaccines

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WHO convened a meeting with high-ranking government representatives from Ebola-affected countries and development partners, civil society, regulatory agencies, vaccine manufacturers and funding agencies yesterday to ... more

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014