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City officials say there's no active earthquake fault under Hollywood development site

FOX News: Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:05pm
Los Angeles building officials have signed off on geologist reports that found no active earthquake fault under the site of a proposed 16-story residential-office development in Hollywood.
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Democrats hope turnout will save Senate

CNN: Politics - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:05pm
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Cyprus president criticizes Central Bank chief over possible conflict-of-interest situation

FOX News: Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:04pm
Cyprus' president has strongly criticized the bailed-out country's Central Bank chief for not disclosing details of her daughter's job, which may have embroiled her in a possible conflict of interest.
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Last Chance to Send Your Name to Mars!

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:02pm
If you've concluded that a one-way ticket to Mars isn't for you, there's a tamer alternative: Send your name to Mars instead.
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APC Meeting

Library Calendar - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:00pm
Oct 31, 2014 -- POC: J. Askins
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Homes for the homeless...inside billboards

CNN: Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:58pm
Billboard ads are expensive to construct, maintain and rent, but they don't serve any functional purposes -- so Michal Polacek redesigned them to house the homeless.
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Bank of Japan Delivers Halloween Treat for Wall Street

FOX News: Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:57pm
The Dow reached a new intraday high after the Bank of Japan delivered a stimulus that powered gains for global equities.
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J.P. Morgan Hikes Dollar-yen Target On BoJ Easing

FOX News: Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:57pm
Researchers at J.P. Morgan expect an increasingly weak Japanese yen following the Bank of Japan's surprise move to accelerate easing measures on Friday.
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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Suffers 'Anomaly'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:53pm
Virgin Galactic said its SpaceShipTwo rocket plane suffered an "in-flight anomaly" during a powered test flight on Friday.

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Starbucks to baristas: No engagement rings

CNN: Top Stories - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:52pm
Starbucks has adopted a dress code policy which says baristas cannot wear watches, bracelets or even engagement rings.
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Can we predict the future of medicine?

CNN: Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:52pm
Although designer babies and a disease-free world may or may not come to pass, you can get a glimpse of the most promising and upcoming medical innovations of 2015, via the Cleveland Clinic.
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Fowle: 'I Saw My Job as Leaving a Bible There, God Do the Rest'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:51pm
Jeffrey Fowle tells NBC's Kristen Welker that at the time he left a bible in North Korea, he thought "it was a risk worth taking."
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Leak week: Obama team shows signs of strain as anonymous officials take gripes to media

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:50pm
Trouble-making personnel inside the Obama administration have taken to the press at a steady clip in recent days to badmouth senior officials, as well as a key American ally.
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Maine judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

CNN: Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:48pm
A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.
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Wall Street firm pushes for student loan forgiveness

CNN: Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:48pm
One Wall Street firm has an idea that's raising eyebrows: forgive some student debt for first-time homebuyers.
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US rig count up 2 in latest week to 1,929

FOX News: Business - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:46pm
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by two this week to 1,929.
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Plan would send U.S. advisers to ISIS hot zone

CNN: U.S. - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:37pm
Pentagon officials are readying a plan that would deploy U.S. military advisers to the volatile Iraqi province of Anbar to advise and assist Iraqi security forces in a region currently dominated by ISIS militants.
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Nurses Elder Abuse of Alzheimer's Patient Caught on Cam

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:33pm
A hidden camera shows home nursing aides beating elderly Alzheimer's patient. Jeff Patterson reports.

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