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Rights group accuses Nigerian police of torture

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 20:13
Nigerian security forces routinely torture people -- including women and children -- taken in as suspects or for interrogation, Amnesty International has claimed in a graphic new report.
Categories: International News

State Women’s Tennis Goes 10-3 On First Day of Mizzou Invite

Bulldog Beat - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 20:13
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Facing some tough competition on the first day of the Mizzou Invite Friday, the Mississippi State women's tennis team excelled, going 5-1 in doubles play and 5-2 in singles, including some very notable play from its freshman class to open the 2014-15 campaign.

Suspect pleads not guilty in 76,376-acre fire

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 20:09
A man accused of deliberately setting a wildfire that has grown to 76,376 acres in Northern California pleaded not guilty on Friday.
Categories: National News

Ebola aid workers killed

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 20:07
Towm residents threw stones at the Guinea Ebola team when they arrived this week, forcing them to flee. Eight were later killed.
Categories: International News

Major break in missing student case

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 19:56
Authorities looking for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham searched an apartment and a vehicle in Charlottesville.
Categories: National News

Russian planes intercepted near U.S., Canadian airspace

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 18:38
Two U.S. jets intercepted six Russian planes that neared U.S. airspace off Alaska on Thursday and Canadian planes intercepted two Russian bombers that approached Canadian airspace, NORAD reported.
Categories: National News

Wall Street nabs Alibaba, but hot startups are going elsewhere

Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:24
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Joan Rivers' Facebook page plugs iPhone 6

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:09
Something tells us Joan Rivers would laugh about this.
Categories: Entertainment News

Why I became a human guinea pig

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:06
Earlier this week, Brian Shepherd sat down in a small doctor's office in Bethesda, Maryland. A technician swabbed his arm and gave him a quick jab with a needle.
Categories: Health

Boom: Alibaba surges 38% in huge IPO debut

Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:21
Alibaba, the biggest IPO to ever hit Wall Street, made a huge splash when it started trading Friday.

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Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:15
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Post-it note eating insider trader pleads guilty

Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:06
The middleman in a $5.6 million insider trading scheme has admitted to passing stock tips on Post-it notes and then eating the evidence.

Clemson under fire for asking students about sex lives

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:51
Clemson University suspends mandatory online course that asked questions about sex lives, drinking and drug use.
Categories: National News

Authorities: Savannah officer kills handcuffed man who had gun

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:31
A Savannah, Georgia, police officer killed a handcuffed, and armed, man Thursday as he tried to bust out of a patrol car, a shooting the city's mayor acknowledged has left "a community with many questions."
Categories: National News

8 killed in Guinea town over Ebola fears

Health - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:18
They were traveling to raise awareness about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Instead, it seems, they encountered violence.
Categories: Health

Hey Occupy Wall Street, abolish my debt too!

Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:15
Occupy Wall Street has been on a debt-abolishing tear lately -- recently buying nearly $4 million in student loans from debt collectors and then forgiving it.

Digital tip jar coming to a coffee shop near you

Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:04
The tip jar at coffee shops is often an embarrassment for the kind of people who pay for everything with their credit cards and rarely have small change on hand.

An Amazon-Alibaba deal? It's possible

Business News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:02
Among other comparisons, Alibaba is often likened to the Amazon of China. But could the two internet giants be friends?

 

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