Thur October 31, 2014

TOP STORIES


NYT: RUSSIA SUSPECTED OF HACKING WHITE HOUSE COMPUTERS...

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Operator deliberately destroyed rocket

Why Oil Prices Went Down So Far So Fast

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

POPE: 'Caring for poor does not make you communist'...

Who and What Is Causing the Decline in Oil Prices, and Where Will It Lead?

WHITE HOUSE HACKED “The White House computer network has been hit by what appears to be a sustained cyberattack, administration sources told HuffPost. The White House -- or the Executive Office of the President (EOP) -- regularly gets hit with hapless cyberattacks from all corners of the web, but the one revealed Tuesday, said people familiar with the situation, has been much more significant in duration and strength, putting the system on the fritz for nearly two weeks, if not longer.” Russian hackers are suspected. [HuffPost]

Russia supports Ukraine rebel vote | Today - 08:52 GMT; 28 October 2014; Last updated at 08:46 Russia says it will recognise the results of controversial separatist elections in eastern Ukraine, which the rebels plan to hold on 2 November. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said elections in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions "will be important to legitimise the authorities there". A shaky truce is holding in both … (continue reading)

Ukraine election a win for president and allies, early count suggests. Partial count gives Yatseniyuk’s People’s Front a vote share of 21.57% and Poroshenko’s bloc 21.54%

US Embassy in Moscow Faces Cold War-Era Harassment...

Pistorius verdict, sentence facing appeal

France criticizes slow deployment of U.N. peacekeepers in Mali : Reuters

Ukraine leader wins pro-West mandate but wary of Russia | Video : Reuters

ECONOMY/MARKETS/BUSINESS

Starbucks Americas sales disappoint on softer traffic - 30 Oct 2014

Wal-Mart to expand discounts as retail price war heats up

Report: China’s busy ports fail to regulate heavy pollution from ships, vehicles

Stock Market Today: Futures Slip Ahead of Fed Meeting While Facebook Tumbles U.S. stock futures are trading slightly lower ahead of the Federal Reserve's statement.

China, Hong Kong shares up on hopes of state company reforms
HSI +0.6 pct, H-shares +1.1 pct, CSI300 +1.1 pct * China CNR and CSR Corp's merge plan sparks hopes of SOE reforms * China port shares up due to approval of Tianjin FTZ project By Chen Yixin and Kazunori Takada SHANGHAI, Oct 28 (Reuters) - China and Hong Kong shares rebounded on Tuesday, breaking a multi-day string of declines, on hopes of more … (continue reading)

BP profits hit by Russia problems - 28 October 2014 - Last updated at 08:01; The falling value of the rouble and lower oil prices have hit profits at oil giant BP. The company made $3bn (£1.86bn) in the July-to-September period, down from $3.7bn for the period last year. BP, a big investor in Russia through its stake in Rosneft, said the depreciation of the rouble against the dollar dragged down profits. Net income … (continue reading)

UK gas prices to soar if Russia cuts supplies. In its Winter Outlook Report, the company, which is responsible for managing energy supply and demand, said that in most circumstances the UK should remain well-supplied with gas, even if Russia limited its exports. Although the UK does not import gas from Russia directly, National Grid’s report acknowledges that any restrictions on Russian exports would place pressure on supplies … (continue reading)

Wall St. dips as lower oil price knocks energy stocks . NEW YORK - Energy shares dragged Wall Street slightly lower on Monday as crude prices fell further, while U.S. and German data weighed.

SPORTS

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the fifth inning during game seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. REUTERS/USA Today Sports/John Rieger

The San Francisco Giants win the World Series for the third time in five years.  Slideshow | Full Article 

Canucks vs Hurricanes Result

The Canucks defeated the Hurricanes 4-1 at Rogers Arena. Ryan Miller earned his 300th NHL win. Carolina remains winless on the season. Vancouver will host Montreal on Thursday night. Listen to sports at :15 and :45.

NHL legend Howe suffers stroke

OpEd

Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are right and God isn't "a magician with a magic wand" Pope Francis

The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not "a magician with a magic wand" Pope Francis has declared. "The Big Bang, which today we hold to be the origin of the world, does not contradict the intervention of the divine creator but, rather, requires it. "Evolution in nature is not inconsistent with the notion of creation, because evolution requires the creation of beings that evolve."

FUKUSHIMA

Ill wind blows another worry for Fukushima nuclear plant

"Truly Frightening": Doctors being threatened for linking illnesses to Fukushima — Strange tumors, kids dying, pets dying — Much higher incidences of whole range of health problems reported — Experts: 1,000,000 cancers, plus many other ailments possible (AUDIO & VIDEO)

SCIENCE/ENVIRONMENT

What happened to Amelia Earhart? Sonar 'anomaly' hints at wreckage

Turning Cruelty-Free Is Easier Than You Thought


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Ebola Updates

Ebola Panic In Maine As Hickox Refuses Quarantine - EM

Fake Ebola news travels fast

By Jack Shafer

West creating Ebola 'mass panic'

Why U.S. Ebola patients seem to be recovering faster

UPDATE: State Dept plans to bring foreign Ebola patients to USA...

Document revealed...

U.S.

Exclusive: Ray McGovern-- Arrested Thursday Oct 30th, For Wanting to Ask Gen. Petraeus Questions-- Tells OEN What He Wanted to Say And Ask

So Much For Obama's Transparency

Experimental balloon with cameras used in Eric Frein manhunt sent back to Ohio, state police say

Obamacare under new threat as Supreme Court raises appeal

4 killed after plane hits building near Wichita airport

US Mail Subjected To Widespread Govt Spying

Obamacare premiums jump 78 percent for young enrollees…


Shakeup of Ferguson police force expected - 10/28/14 11:11PM; The first steps in a major shakeup of the Ferguson police department -- including the resignation of Chief Thomas Jackson -- could come as early as next week. read story

Hillary Clinton

Why Hillary Clinton attracts so many early attacks - 10/28/14 06:12PM
Hillary Clinton has a gaffe problem. But it's not her words, it's the target on her back. read story
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CANADA

Link repaired: Enterovirus D68 cases double in a week.
The number of confirmed D68 cases jumped from 56 to 119 between October 22 and October 30, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. There has been one death linked to the virus in this province.

Canada takes steps to prevent Ebola spread
The Department of Citizenship and Immigration has issued a bulletin saying it will not process new visa applications for temporary residence in the worker, student, or visitor class of foreign nationals who have been in an Ebola affected country.

Nuclear watchdog orders anti-radiation pills for Ontarians near power plants
Hundreds of thousands of people who live near Ontario’s nuclear power plants will have to be given supplies of anti-radiation pills under new orders from Canada’s nuclear regulator.

AMERICAS

Venezuelan Government Recalls Ambassador to Spain, Leopoldo Lopez Skips Out on Court Date

Mexico unearths 'second mass grave' - Today - 04:57 GMT ; 28 October 2014 - Last updated at 04:44; Mexican authorities searching for 43 students who disappeared after a protest last month are investigating a suspected mass grave. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said the testimony of two arrested members of a drug gang had led them to the site, in southern Guerrero state. Reports claim that the students were handed to the gang by local … (continue reading)

Rousseff win rattles Brazil markets, focus shifts to economy | Video

M.E./ASIA

One year after super typhoon, Philippines approves rebuilding plan

China, Hong Kong shares up on hopes of state company reforms
Tue Oct 28, 2014 4:56am GMT * HSI +0.6 pct, H-shares +1.1 pct, CSI300 +1.1 pct * China CNR and CSR Corp's merge plan sparks hopes of SOE reforms* China port shares up due to approval of Tianjin FTZ project By Chen Yixin and Kazunori Takada SHANGHAI, Oct 28 (Reuters) - China and Hong Kong shares rebounded on Tuesday, breaking a multi-day string of declines, on hopes of more (continue reading)

AFRICA

Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze in protest

Zambian President Michael Sata dies at 77

TECH

New Mobile Malware Threat

FACEBOOK data mining for political sentiment...

Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom

Lawyers Jailed for Tweets
Published: 8:42PM Tuesday October 28, 2014 Source: ONE News Source: AP Three lawyers in Saudi Arabia have been sentenced to prison for posting Tweets criticising the justice system. The lawyers were convicted of "disobeying the ruler" and slandering the judicial system, receiving prison sentences ranging from five to eight years, The Saudi Press Agency reports. The trio, (continue reading)

Beijing Becomes New 'Silicon Valley'

11 Little Known Facts About Marissa Mayer Before She Became A Tech Rockstar

Twitter Disappoints, Shares Dive
By Edwin Chan |SAN FRANCISCO | Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:56pm EDT | SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc posted a disappointing 7 percent slide in a closely watched measure of engagement even though its user base grew 23 percent in the third quarter, triggering a more than 9 percent decline in its stock on Monday. Theonline messaging service also projected fourth-quarter revenue that may … (continue reading)

HEALTH

How Can Happiness Be The Symptom of a Disease?
Bipolar illness has a 'good' phase called hypomania, characterized by euphoria, increased energy and decreased need for sleep. The problem is, it doesn't last.

Are Alkaline Foods & Water Beneficial?

3 GLASSES OF MILK A DAY LINKED TO EARLIER DEATH...

10 Things to Know About Schizophrenia

Negatives about rice, milk, and soda pop >>>

Woman Rejects Chemo, Cures Lymphoma with Juicing

“The doctor said ‘Nutrition won’t hurt you but it’s not going to help.'” Given 2 years to live this woman rejected this death sentence and healed herself naturally. Watch Now

Healing the kidneys with sodium bicarbonate

Are Lipsticks Dangerous?

Cedar As a Natural Healing Remedy

'Sunshine can slow weight gain and diabetes symptoms'

Dr Mercola

Health Watch Issues

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ENTERTAINMENT

~ All these movies are disappearing from Netflix on November 1.

Would You Eat Fukushima Soup? The all-consuming world of Frieze Art Fair

 

 

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