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Escaped crabs delay New York flight, passengers crabby

Friday, 03 October 2014 14:19
Cargo being removed from US Airways flight 890 after it was delayed because crabs got loose in the cargohold.Photo: James Gillespie STORY HIGHLIGHTSCrabs roamed after escaping their cages in the cargo of a plane at New York's LaGuardia airportU.S. Airways flight 890, bound for Charlotte, North Carolina, was delayed a half hour Airline spokesman says "a good number" of crabs were "running amok in the cargo hold"Maintenance crews corralled the crustaceans
USS Enterprise gives anchor to USS Lincoln
Friday, 03 October 2014 14:19
The USS Abraham Lincoln, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, is seen near the coast of Indonesia in 2005. The carrier recently received a new anchor from the decommissioned USS Enterprise.
GM recalls more than half a million cars, SUVs
Friday, 03 October 2014 13:52
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Friday it is recalling 524,384 cars and sport utility vehicles globally in two actions dealing with potential latch and loose part issues. The recalls of Cadillac and Saab SUVs and Chevrolet Spark small cars raise the No. 1 U.S. automaker's total number of recalls this year to 71, affecting almost 30 million vehicles. The highest profile is the recall affecting 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches…
Connecticut attorney general probing JPMorgan breach: source
Friday, 03 October 2014 13:52
By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is investigating the massive data breach at JPMorgan Chase & Co , according to a person familiar with the matter. The office has been in contact with JPMorgan Chase about the incident since it first surfaced in August, the person said. On Thursday, JPMorgan revealed the scope of the breach, saying names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of the holders of some…
Lebanon 'imposes curfews on Syrians'
Friday, 03 October 2014 13:35
3 October 2014Last updated at 18:43 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Human Rights Watch warned that the curfews violated international human rights law Continue reading the main story Related StoriesIs Islamic State heading for Lebanon? Are IS militants a threat to Lebanon? WatchThe IS conspiracy theory in Lebanon Lebanese towns and villages are increasingly imposing curfews on Syrian refugees, restricting their movements, Human Rights Watch says.
9 U.N. peacekeepers killed in Mali
Friday, 03 October 2014 13:26
STORY HIGHLIGHTSNEW: Attack is deadliest yet against peacekeepers in Mali, United Nations saysUnited Nations: Nine peacekeepers from Niger die in an ambush in eastern MaliHeavily armed men on motorcycles attacked convoy, U.N. spokesman saysLast month, five peacekeepers from Chad were killed in an attack in the north (CNN) -- Nine U.N. peacekeepers were killed in an ambush Friday in Mali, a U.N. spokesman said. Their convoy was attacked near Menaka, in the country's eastern Gao…
'Committed': NBC News Freelancer Knew Ebola Risk
Friday, 03 October 2014 13:26
Journalist Ashoka Mukpo knew the dangers of returning to Liberia, but friends say the chance to spotlight its struggles was worth the risk. Mukpo, 33, became the fifth American diagnosed with Ebola, it was announced Thursday, after he begun working as a freelance cameraman for NBC News this week.
Joe Biden explains how Ebola is like ISIS
Friday, 03 October 2014 13:18
(CNN) -- Vice President Joe Biden argued that the Ebola virus is on par with ISIS in Iraq and Syria when it comes to global security threats. Speaking in Boston Thursday at the Harvard Institute of Politics, Biden warned that "threats as diverse as terrorism and pandemic disease" are crossing borders "at blinding speeds," and they demand a global response involving more players "than ever before." "This has all led to a number of immediate…
Lindsey Graham on 2016: Not Rubio, ' I may just jump in'
Friday, 03 October 2014 13:18
Graham said in a story out Friday that he'd consider a presidential bid. STORY HIGHLIGHTSSen. Lindsey Graham fuels speculation on a potential 2016 presidential bid.Graham says Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) "not quite ready" to be president in a Weekly Standard interview. Washington (CNN) -- The field of potential Republican presidential candidates in 2016 might have just gained one more name: Sen.
Hillary Clinton slates campaign stop in Pennsylvania
Friday, 03 October 2014 13:18
STORY HIGHLIGHTSClinton will headline her first public campaign rally next Thursday in Pennsylvania.Clinton will also be spending time in Kentucky, Iowa and New Hampshire.Not on the schedule: Louisiana or Alaska. Washington (CNN) -- Hillary Clinton's midterm schedule -- which until now has been marked just by a handful of closed fundraisers and events -- is about to fill up with commitments to Democrats across the country. Democratic sources familiar with the Clinton campaign plan say…

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