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Friday, October 24, 2014

China Signs Agreement With 20 Other Nations to Establish International Development Bank

3 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank would offer financing for infrastructure projects in underdeveloped countries across Asia by By BREE FENG

Economic View: China Will Keep Growing. Just Ask the Soviets.

3 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Can China continue its torrid pace of economic growth for decades to come? The long arc of history suggests not, according to a new working paper by By NEIL IRWIN

Shakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price

6 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms

EU to review figures after UK objects to extra payment - sources

6 minutes ago - Yahoo News
European Union finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting to review a disputed adjustment of EU budget contributions after Britain objected to d...

 

Pakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day

1 minute ago - US News
ISLAMABAD (AP) — World Health Organization says three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of those affected by the cripp... by Kenneth T. Walsh

Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot

1 minute ago - US News
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemin... by Kenneth T. Walsh

NY Governor: Ebola Doc Went out in 'Limited Way'

2 minutes ago - ABC News
NY governor says Ebola doctor felt he wasn't symptomatic when he went out 'in a limited way'

Alleged Major League Baseball drug supplier pleads not guilty, is denied bail

2 minutes ago - Fox Business
A man described by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a black-market chemist who concocted athletic performance-enhancing drugs in his garage plea...

 

Business

Alleged Major League Baseball drug supplier pleads not guilty, is denied bail

54 minutes ago - Fox Business
A man described by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a black-market chemist who concocted athletic performance-enhancing drugs in his garage plea...

Family of abused boy who died last year gets Minnesota GOP to change attack ad featuring case

53 minutes ago - Fox Business
The Minnesota Republican Party scrambled Thursday to revise a television ad that accuses Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton of incompetence after the grandmo...

Republican National Committee tops Democratic rival in early October fundraising

51 minutes ago - Fox Business
Donors gave the Republican National Committee $8.1 million during the first two weeks of October, and the party borrowed another $5 million to help it...

P&G to Split Off Duracell Battery Business

29 minutes ago - Fox Business
The world's largest household products maker said it would split off its Duracell battery business into a separate company as it looks to focus on its...

Procter & Gamble to split off its Duracell business, beginning its big overhaul

28 minutes ago - Fox Business
Procter & Gamble is removing the batteries and making Duracell a stand-alone company

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Fashion

Mother of Pearl's Spring 2015 Collection Has Already Popped Up at Zara

Yesterday - Fashionista
A white knit top from Zara borrows a great deal from a sweatshirt Mother of Pearl showed in London just five weeks ago

The iPhone 6 and Denim: Sworn Inanimate Enemies

Yesterday - The Cut
First, the new Apple product was too big for traditional pants pockets. Should we redo all the pants? everyone wondered. Now the inanimate antagonism...

Iggy Azalea Poses for Forever 21, Kate Moss Hits the Small Screen

Yesterday - Fashionista
And, here's a dream list of collaborations between artists and fashion brands that we hope actually happen

Kat Dennings Had a Wednesday Addams Phase

Yesterday - The Cut
Just in time for Satan’s birthday (Halloween, for all those who walk in the light) actress Kat Dennings went on Conan and opened up about her goth s...

Like Father, Like Daughter: Tyler Ellis Is Making a Name For Herself in the Fashion World

Yesterday - Fashionista
The daughter of the late Perry Ellis has developed a wholly original line of luxury handbags -- and buyers are buying

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Food

Baked French Toast with Pecan Crumble

7 hours 56 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Caramel Apples

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
Caramel apples are one of those things that are as much fun to make as they are to eat. I made this batch with my goddaughter Piper with apples she h...

Ghostly Chocolate-Nut Bark

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Pumpkin Gruyère Gratin with Thyme

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Major Layoffs at WildStar Dev Affect 60

24 minutes ago - Gamespot
Just four months after the release of sci-fi PC MMO WildStar in June, developer Carbine Studios has cut "around 60" positions, in addition to further...

New Moves for Ryu, Ken and Co. in Street Fighter 4 Omega

1 hour 12 minutes ago - Gamespot
A tranche of new special moves and EX-attacks for Street Fighter 4 have been detailed by Capcom.The Omega Mode, which is expected to launch in a matte...

Sequel Confirmed for Creepy Horror Game Outlast

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Gamespot
A developer who worked on Outlast, the unsettling first-person survival horror game set in an asylum, has said his team are now working on a sequel.Ph...

Xbox Sales: 2.4m Consoles Shipped Last Quarter

3 hours 7 minutes ago - Gamespot
Microsoft sold about 2.4 million Xbox systems, both last gen and new, to retailers between July and September.The software giant revealed the details...

Puzzling platformer Forward to the Sky scales Greenlight's tower

4 hours 27 minutes ago - Joystiq
What do you get when you blend a third-person perspective, puzzles, platforming mechanics, JRPG-inspired art and a big sword together? Forward to the...

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Health

Who Is New York Ebola Patient Craig Spencer?

1 hour 58 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
New York City doctor Craig Spencer, 33, was volunteering with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea

'Epidemic of Fear': Shrugs, Jitters at NYC Ebola Case

3 hours 7 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Reaction to the news that a doctor tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in New York was met with indifference to wariness over subway commutes

Don't Panic: Why Ebola Won't Become an Epidemic in New York

2 hours 57 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
A New Yorker has Ebola, but the city's in no danger -- and here's why not

'Epidemic of Fear': Shrugs, Jitters at NYC Ebola Case

3 hours 13 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Reaction to the news that a doctor tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in New York was met with indifference to wariness over subway commutes

Brooklynite Reacts to First Ebola Case in New York

7 hours 52 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Kenneth Root of Brooklyn explains why he's not alarmed that someone diagnosed with Ebola spent time in his neighborhood

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Humor

The 4 Reasons Renee Zellweger's Face Actually Scares Us

Yesterday - Cracked
By Kristi Harrison Published: October 23rd, 2014  Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images On a day when the Canadian parliament was...

Comic for October 24, 2014

6 hours 57 minutes ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
Dilbert readers - Please visit Dilbert.com to read this feature. Due to changes with our feeds, we are now making this RSS feed a link to Dilbert.com

The 17 Most Unintentionally Funny Moments in Scary Movies

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: October 23rd, 2014  Horror movies are supposed to scare us into a new pair of pants. Sometimes, though the horror inex...

5 Real-Life Horror Movies Deleted from Your History Books

Yesterday - Cracked
By Jacopo della Quercia Published: October 23rd, 2014  Do you think you can take horror, friend? Do you think you've seen all there is to see becaus...

4 Creepy Conspiracy Theories That Need to Be Horror Movies

Yesterday - Cracked
By Pauli Poisuo Published: October 23rd, 2014  There are several ways to deal with conspiracy theories and urban legends. You can give them a long l...

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Movies

Vin Diesel Hits Theaters as The Last Witch Hunter October 23, 2015

4 hours 42 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Lionsgate has revealed that their upcoming Vin Diesel-led fantasy actioner The Last Witch Hunter will hit theaters in one year. Look for it in on the...

Female Director Sought for Wonder Woman

5 hours 57 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Warner Bros. pictures officially announced earlier this month that a Wonder Woman feature film is on the way with Gal Gadot in the lead. Now, the sear...

Oscar-Worthy: Juliette Binoche on Her Fantastic Year in Roles

6 hours 27 minutes ago - Coming Soon
ComingSoon.net interviews Juliette Binoche about her role in Erik Poppe's 1,000 Times Goodnight, opposite Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, and Olivier Assayas'...

Nintendo Unveils Over 50 New Features for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

7 hours 26 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Nintendo has unleashed a huge amount of new information about its upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Wii U game, including an eight-player mode, the abili...

Todd McFarlane Reveals Art for New Spawn Animated Project

7 hours 4 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Spawn creator Todd McFarlane surprised his fans today on his Facebook page with early art from an upcoming new animated Spawn project

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Music

Surprise! J.K. Rowling Will Release A New ‘Harry Potter’ Story On Halloween

24 minutes ago - MTV News
The 'Harry Potter' author will unveil a new short story about former Hogwarts headmistress Dolores Umbridge next week on Halloween

Need To Know: Sam Smith Announces His Next Single

20 minutes ago - MTV News
Sam Smith's newest single, MTV Homecoming last round and everything that you #NeedToKnow

Watch Taylor Swift Get Bad-Ass Performing ‘Out Of The Woods’ Live

45 minutes ago - MTV News
Taylor Swift performs "Out of the Woods" live for the first time on "Jimmy Kimmel."

Watch Nicki Minaj Become Queen Of Everything In Her EMA Promo

1 hour 28 minutes ago - MTV News
Nicki Minaj is the queen of everything in this amazing 2014 EMA promo. You have to watch it to believe it

Hidden Treasures, Vol. 2 - Various Artists

3 hours 41 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Hidden Treasures, Vol. 2 Various Artists Release Date: October 16, 2014 Total Songs: 23 Genre: Electronic Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2014 Play My Trac...

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News

Tunisia forces kills six after standoff with militants outside Tunis: ministry

50 minutes ago - Yahoo News
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces on Friday killed six people, including five woman, after a standoff with an Islamist militant group on the...

Syrian government forces shell rebel areas, kill 9

46 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say that Syrian government forces have stepped up shelling of rebel-held areas, killing nine people in a village in the coun...

Italian court to rule on Dolce&Gabbana tax case

46 minutes ago - Yahoo News
MILAN (AP) — An Italian prosecutor has demanded that Italy's high court uphold a tax evasion conviction against Milan designers Domenico Dolce and S...

Shakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price

44 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms

EU to review figures after UK objects to extra payment - sources

42 minutes ago - Yahoo News
European Union finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting to review a disputed adjustment of EU budget contributions after Britain objected to d...

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Politics

Ministry warns women not to join protest against driving ban...

6 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Ministry warns women not to join protest against driving ban...(Third column, 9th story, link)Related stories:NERVOUS SAUDIS CUT OIL SUPPLY...Maids in...

Missouri police stock up on riot gear ahead of grand jury decision...

6 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Missouri police stock up on riot gear ahead of grand jury decision...(Third column, 1st story, link)

Are Colorado Polls Underestimating Democratic Turnout?

26 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Democratic-leaning group Project New America argues that that 82 percent of "drop-off" voters have received a ballot in the mail

New report warns of Ebola 'explosion' in Liberia...

24 minutes ago - Drudge Report
New report warns of Ebola 'explosion' in Liberia...(Second column, 7th story, link)Related stories:171,000 cases in one county...REPORT: Health employ...

Police Respond to 'Ebola Quarantine Zone' Halloween Decorations On Lawn...

24 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Police Respond to 'Ebola Quarantine Zone' Halloween Decorations On Lawn...(Second column, 18th story, link)

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Pop Culture

A Very Odd Bet Between Very Odd Celebs! And Yes, It Involves Strippers!

7 hours 50 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Well, this is about as weird as wagers can get. [ Photos: Stars With Naughty Pasts Revealed!!! ] You might have heard, Courtney Love has a bet with th...

Pregnant Kate Middleton Teases Us With Faux Sheer Look

Yesterday - ETOnline
Kate Middleton is turning up the heat when it comes to her gala gowns. NEWS: Hot Mamas! Kate Middleton Shows Some Leg, Blake Lively Shows Some Cleava...

One Man Suffers An Explosion In His Pants & Not The Good Kind! The Flaming iPhone 6 Kind!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
One rickshaw ride went up in flames! Yes, rickshaws somehow still exist. Phillip Lechter of Phoenix, Arizona was riding in a rickshaw while in town fo...

At Home with Tony & October Gonzalez

Yesterday - ETOnline
CBS Sports star Tony Gonzalez and his wife October Gonzalez invited ET into their home where they chatted about their marriage

Phantom Of The Opera Is Going To Be Remade Into An Hourlong Drama Series Set In Modern Day! And It's All Going To Happen On ABC!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Looks like we're going to be listening to the music of the night on a pretty regular basis! [ Photos: 15 Celebs You Can't Believe Were Nominated For T...

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Science

Why Liberia Needs Help NOW To Prevent 98,000 Ebola Cases

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Ebola ward in Lagos, Nigeria. CDC Global via Flickr CC By 2.0 The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is growing exponentially. The latest re...

Can Robots Help Fight Ebola?

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Helping Hand Takao Someya Group/University of Tokyo Engineers make disaster-response robots precisely because robots are able to work in...

First Privately Funded Moon Mission Launched Today

Yesterday - Pop Sci
To The Moon davejdoe vis Flickr CC by 2.0 The first privately funded lunar mission launched today. The mission involves sending a 31-po...

New Microscope Makes Gorgeous 3-D Movies Of Living Cells

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Protist T. thermophila, Imaged with a Lattice Light-Sheet Microscope Click here to enlarge. Betzig Lab, HHMI There's a new mic...

Scientists Retract Research On Dr. Oz-Endorsed Weight Loss Pill

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Mehmet Oz Screenshot from doctoroz.com The scientists who published sham research on a useless weight loss supplement once called a "mir...

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Sports

How scarier are these Broncos? Keep counting the ways

6 hours 9 minutes ago - Sporting News

Manning rips Denver's scoreboard operator

Yesterday - CBS Sports
Manning rips Denver's scoreboard operator

At last, Tim Hudson gets the ball in a World Series game

6 hours 57 minutes ago - Sporting News

Islanders beat Bruins 3-2, Chara injured (Yahoo Sports)

Yesterday - Yahoo Sports
The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defens...

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T.V.

First Look: HBO's Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Highlights the Music Legend's Activism

47 minutes ago - TV Guide
Papa's got a brand new documentary. HBO's Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown chronicles the singer's journey from his early days at the Apollo Thea...

Weekend TV: Constantine, Tony and Gaga Cheek to Cheek, Death Comes to Pemberley

36 minutes ago - TV Guide
"All trench coat and arrogance" is how John Constantine describes his roguish, demon-fighting self. His business card reads "Exorcist, Demonologist an...

DC Comics Brings a New Hero to Television in Constantine

57 minutes ago - TV Guide
There's one true antihero in DC Comics' colorful TV invasion, a scruffy blond British bloke rocking a trench coat. Like the stars of Arrow, Gotham, an...

VIDEO: Relive the Emotional Ups and Downs of The Good Wife's Best Elevator Scenes

5 hours 53 minutes ago - TV Guide
Alicia and Will's long-awaited make-out session. Kalinda's knock-down, drag-out fight with her estranged husband. And most recently, Diane's watery ey...

TV Review: ‘Sleepy Hollow’- ‘Weeping Lady’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Monday’s episode of Sleepy Hollow titled “Weeping Lady,” written by Raven Metzer, is my favorite this season.  A fair maiden’s crush, a jealo...

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Technology

First private mission to the moon blasts off aboard a Chinese rocket

12 minutes ago - Engadget
A Chinese Long March rocket has blasted off for a lunar flyby today, bringing with it a spacecraft for what claims to be the first privately funded mi...

Bitcasa Ends Unlimited Storage

14 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Bitcasa, a cloud storage service that initially made waves with a low cost unlimited storage offer is scrapping this option entirely — claiming it...

Can Amazon and Microsoft be beat in IaaS?

57 minutes ago - Venture Beat
SPONSORED POSTThis sponsored post is produced by SherWeb. There’s no denying that cloud services, in particular Infrastructure-as-a-Service, has com...

A Dutch Town Installs 5 Giant Eyeballs on Buildings, Because Art

1 hour 27 minutes ago - Wired
At first blush, the metaphor here is about as subtle as a sledgehammer. The post A Dutch Town Installs 5 Giant Eyeballs on Buildings, Because Art appe...

Regular Guy From Boston Decides to Map the City’s Entire History

1 hour 27 minutes ago - Wired
A veteran EMT and ambulance driver in Boston, Ed McCarthy is in a great position to understand his hometown spatially. But he’s also a history geek,...

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U.S.

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Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot

21 minutes ago - US News
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemin...

Going to the Dogs at the White House

10 minutes ago - US News
Secret Service basks in glow of Hurricane and Jordan

NY Governor: Ebola Doc Went out in 'Limited Way'

19 minutes ago - ABC News
NY governor says Ebola doctor felt he wasn't symptomatic when he went out 'in a limited way'

Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween

57 minutes ago - US News
Be careful of trick-or-treaters

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World

HRH tweets for the first time

12 minutes ago - CNN World
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet

Tim Berners-Lee: hateful people on the web are 'staggering'

29 minutes ago - Guardian
The web developer expressed his hope for a more civil internet in the future that will keep people on the path of collaboratingTim Berners-Lee has exp...

Real equality is when women have the right to be as drunk and stupid as men

27 minutes ago - Guardian
The freedom to have fun, make mistakes and participate in some youthful irresponsibility shouldnt be limited to boysI have done lot of irresponsible t...

Hispanics, US citizens and otherwise, join campaigns for close midterm fights

27 minutes ago - Guardian
This years midterms are taking place against a backdrop of Latino frustration at dithering candidates over immigration issuesAn estimated 11 million p...

The Joy of Six: celebrating big-boned footballers

20 minutes ago - Guardian
In homage to the spat raging between Harry Redknapp and Adel Taarabt, we present half a dozen players who have succeeded in English football despite c...

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Live News

Pakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day - US News
ISLAMABAD (AP) — World Health Organization says three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of those affected by the cripp...

Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot - US News
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemin...

Going to the Dogs at the White House - US News
Secret Service basks in glow of Hurricane and Jordan.

NY Governor: Ebola Doc Went out in 'Limited Way' - ABC News
NY governor says Ebola doctor felt he wasn't symptomatic when he went out 'in a limited way'

Alleged Major League Baseball drug supplier pleads not guilty, is denied bail - Fox Business
A man described by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a black-market chemist who concocted athletic performance-enhancing drugs in his garage plea...

Family of abused boy who died last year gets Minnesota GOP to change attack ad featuring case - Fox Business
The Minnesota Republican Party scrambled Thursday to revise a television ad that accuses Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton of incompetence after the grandmo...