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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:42:29 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:42:33 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk.


US: One American released from North Korea
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:42:37 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.

China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:38:08 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled slowdown.

US existing home sales rise in September
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:38:15 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013.

Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:34:51 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the key demand of activists camped in the streets now for a fourth week.

Oil CEO in sad toll of famed plane crash victims
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:34:54 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA whose silver handlebar earned him the nickname "Big Mustache," died late Monday at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, according to Russian investigators.

Schools closed in ambush suspect search area
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:33:11 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
A northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.

Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:18:44 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
After emerging months ago in eastern Sierra Leone, Ebola is now hitting the western edges of the country where the capital is located with dozens of people falling sick each day, the government said Tuesday. So many people are dying that removing bodies is reportedly a problem.

CDC revises Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:05:10 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:01:09 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:25:22 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday.

Reports: Televangelist urged vasectomies, abortion
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:19:45 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a two-month newspaper investigation.

Staples investigating possible data breach
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:16:12 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.


At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:44:39 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Is a la carte streaming a better deal?

Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:01:05 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week.

Canadian soldier dies following car attack
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:01:05 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
One of two Canadian soldiers hit by a car in a city near Montreal has died and authorities are examining whether the driver's links to radical Islam had spurred the attack.

Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:47:21 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:46:04 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:31:05 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by Monday evening, raising questions about whether the mission was really underway.

Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:16:04 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

Not so fast cord cutters—cable TV's not going anywhere
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:42:32 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there -- why would anyone sign up now for cable?


British royal couples' 2nd child due in April
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:31:06 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April -- the first time they have offered a month for the royal birth.

Survey shows media differences due to politics
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:03:58 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Conservatives and liberals not only have different political views, they diverge sharply on what news sources they rely upon and trust, a survey has found.

Biden touts plans to fix 'Third World' NYC airport
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:31:05 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Vice President Joe Biden, who infamously dubbed New York City's outdated LaGuardia Airport "a third-world country," joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference Monday to tout plans to improve the region's airports.

GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:31:05 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.

Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:31:05 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them.

Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:16:04 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:16:05 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:01:04 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, the company said.

Reports: Televangelist urged vasectomies, abortion
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:01:04 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a two-month newspaper investigation.

Driver shot dead after he hits 2 Canadian soldiers
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:46:04 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
A man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car in a city near Montreal had become influenced by radical Islam, an official familiar with the case said.

U.S. agency warns 20 million car owners to get air bags fixed
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:46:04 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.

Fundraising slow to catch on for Ebola outbreak
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:05:46 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
Compared to the rush to donate after major disasters of the last decade, charitable giving to address the Ebola tragedy is almost nonexistent, and the relief agencies that typically seek donations after a catastrophe are mostly silent.


Indonesia’s new president vows to shake up vast Muslim-majority nation
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:04:24 PDT
From seattletimes.nwsource
The presidential victory of Joko Widodo, who was born in a Javan slum, over a former general and son-in-law of Suharto was characterized by many as a battle between a commoner and someone from Indonesia's political elite and authoritarian past.


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