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From putting out flames to earning their wings

New York firefighters are taking to the skies in a career move you might not expect; keeping passengers safe at 35,000 feet

"Honey, this is not my favorite case of Ebola"

American missionary who survived disease opens up about the strain of isolation, but offers a message of hope to doctor diagnosed in New York

Alleged hazing ends another school football season

Officials call the alleged acts at a suburban Philadelphia high school "humiliating and inappropriate"

American ISIS hostage's family get unlikely ally

Weeks after Peter Kassig was captured, a senior member of an al Qaeda affiliate sparked debate among jihadists, and gave the his parents new hope

Hong Kong protesters to put next move to a vote

Pro-democracy movement leaders say they'll hold referendum to decide whether it's time to throw in the towel


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Report: ISIS used chlorine gas against Iraqis

Eleven Iraqi police officers were admitted to the hospital in September with symptoms of chlorine poisoning. Norah O'Donnell reports.

U.S. officials worried about "lone wolf" terrorism

There is growing concern that the Canadian shooting incident carried out by a lone wolf could trigger copycat situations in the U.S. These types of ... more

Kassig family campaign reinvigorated following support from al Qaeda-linked official

There was an urgent plea for help from the family of American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter. His mother Paula posted a message ... more

Terror in Canada: Ottawa gunman was desperate to be locked up

Court documents obtained by CBS News shows that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the alleged Ottawa shooter, was desperate to be locked in jail. Speaking in a 2011 ... more

Another nation confirms first Ebola case

WHO to send team of experts after officials confirm setback for West African efforts to contain deadly virus

P&G to spin off Duracell

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Procter & Gamble is splitting off the Duracell battery business.

Look Cinemas learns that it's deemed a threat

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Look Cinemas learns that it's deemed a threat
Veteran theater industry executive Tom Stephenson and his partners invested $20 million last year to open a luxury 11-screen theater in an affluent suburb of ... more

Minister hopeful after trade mission to Turkey

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Minister hopeful after trade mission to Turkey
The Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash, says he is confident a trade mission to Turkey will result in new business and partnerships.

Futures decline on weak Amazon results, Ebola concern

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Futures decline on weak Amazon results, Ebola concern
By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to trim its weekly advance, ... more

UPS profit beats analysts' expectations, confirms outlook

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UPS profit beats analysts' expectations, confirms outlook
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Robust U.S. consumer and business demand plus strong growth in Asia drove a higher-than-expected quarterly profit at package delivery company United Parcel ... more

Cloning Whistleblower: Little Changed in S. Korea

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Whistleblower sees little change in South Korea 10 years after exposing cloning research fraud

Why did Apple email porn to this man?

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Why did Apple email porn to this man?
Apple’s stance on porn in iOS apps is well-known, and such in-app content is likely to get an application rejected from the App Store until the ... more

The Physics of the Hendo Hoverboard

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This hoverboard looks like the real deal – unlike the recent fake hoverboard.  Although I’m not exactly sure how the Hendo Hoverboard works, I have ... more
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Dear Mr. Nadella, Listen To The Reality Of Pay Raises For Women

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Dear Mr. Nadella, Listen To The Reality Of Pay Raises For Women
How Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comments are provoking both disappointment and determination among women looking for a pay raise.

Women Changing The World: Technology

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Women Changing The World: Technology

Mississippi State use intelligent play-calling and Bulldog spirit to rise to No1

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Mississippi State use intelligent play-calling and Bulldog spirit to rise to No1
Under Dan Mullen the Bulldogs are the first team ever to ascend to No1 overall in five weeks after starting a season unrankedAs Mississippi State ... more

Toby Flood: Toulouse are as passionate about rugby as Leicester

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Toby Flood: Toulouse are as passionate about rugby as Leicester
The 29-year-old, enjoying the culture change in France, is used to the pressure of top clubs and is unfazed at facing seven of the newly ... more

Erik Lamela: rabona wonder goal for Tottenham was best of my career

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Erik Lamela: rabona wonder goal for Tottenham was best of my career
Forward hopes strike against Asteras sparks season I just wanted to score and it was the most effective way Harry Kane scored hat-trick in 5-1 ... more

NFL Talkboard and Pick Six week eight: Percy Harvin to make Jets debut

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NFL Talkboard and Pick Six week eight: Percy Harvin to make Jets debut
Previews of key games in NFL week seven, including Bills v Jets, plus your chance to take part in our Pick Six contestPeyton Manning: an ... more

Kurtley Beale saga set to continue after conduct hearing ends without decision

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Kurtley Beale saga set to continue after conduct hearing ends without decision
The hearing in Sydney into allegedly abusive text messages lasted four hours but failed to resolve the matterThe Kurtley Beale text message saga looks set ... more

Flawed 'Camp X-Ray' still exposes truths in war on terror

Flawed 'Camp X-Ray' still exposes truths in war on terror
One thing director Peter Sattler gets right in the new film "Camp X-Ray" is the way life can entrap even without prison walls. Pvt. Cole, ... more

ArtsBeat: Turkish Pianist Strikes Back Against ‘Censorship’

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ArtsBeat: Turkish Pianist Strikes Back Against ‘Censorship’
The Turkish concert pianist Fazil Say released an open letter to the government on Thursday after the Presidential Symphony Orchestra dropped three of his compositions.
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‘Welcome to the Dollhouse’ Is Getting a Sequel, of Sorts

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‘Welcome to the Dollhouse’ Is Getting a Sequel, of Sorts
Director Todd Solondz is making a movie that revisits Dawn Wiener nearly 20 years after his first film was released
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Democratic candidates seek gains from Republicans' tarnished business image

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Democratic candidates seek gains from Republicans' tarnished business image
Rep. Scott Peters of San Diego had a major disadvantage in seeking the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for November's midterm election: He's ... more

For Sierra resident, the well runs dry -- along with her options

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For Sierra resident, the well runs dry -- along with her options
Things were bad enough for Rochelle Landers before her well went dry. No job. No money for eye glasses or dentures. And now, for the ... more
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Bewitched Remake in the Works for NBC

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Chris Brown back in court

Singer Chris Brown appeared before a judge Thursday for a progress hearing connected to his 2009 assault against Rihanna. Also, the first look at Marvel's ... more

Double Benedict Cumberbatch on Graham Norton show

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Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch got to see his new waxwork when he appeared on the Graham Norton Show.

Lauren Platt's X Factor odds slashed

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Wannabe pop star Lauren Platt is currently second favourite to win The X Factor this year.

Stagnating euro zone seeks German shift

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Italy sought on Friday to bridge stark differences with Germany over how to avert economic stagnation and deflation, but Chancellor ... more

"60 Minutes" preview: How gene sequencing can change a child's destiny

A new study shows how DNA can predict a child's risk of disease before he or she is even born or conceived. Norah O'Donnell interviewed ... more

Ebola survivor Dr. Sacra on recovery and returning to Liberia

Ebola survivor Dr. Richard Sacra says he wants to return to Liberia. Also, from one doctor to another, Sacra sends a message to the latest ... more

NYC doctor back from West Africa tests positive for Ebola

Dr. Craig Spencer arrived back in the U.S. a week ago after volunteering in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders. Spencer developed a high fever Thursday ... more

Dr. LaPook on calming Ebola fears in New York

Dr. Craig Spencer, the Ebola patient diagnosed in New York City, rode the subway, took a car service and went bowling the day before he ... more

"Honey, this is not my favorite case of Ebola"

American missionary who survived disease opens up about the strain of isolation, but offers a message of hope to doctor diagnosed in New York