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Derek Jeter Says Boston Fans Have Gotten Softer

Friday, 26 September 2014 20:16
Derek Jeter says Boston fans have softened on him since the Red Sox started winning championships. The Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer will finish his career in Boston this weekend after a storybook finish on his last night at Yankee Stadium — a game-winning hit.
US-led air strikes 'damaging IS'
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:47
27 September 2014Last updated at 01:39 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint US jets have launched raids on Iraq and Syria from an aircraft carrier in the Gulf Continue reading the main story Islamic StateReaction to UK air strikes voteStopping foreign recruitsFuelling conflictKhorasan threat The US armed forces chief says Islamic State (IS) militants are being damaged by air strikes in Syria but air power alone is not enough to defeat them.
Goldman tightens conflict-of-interest rules as scrutiny mounts
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:27
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has tightened rules on investments its bankers can make in individual stocks and bonds, a company spokesman said on Friday, as a U.S. Senator called for hearings into the Wall Street bank's conflict-of-interest policies. Goldman's decision, announced internally on Friday, also bars bankers from investing in activist or event-driven hedge funds, Andrew Williams, a Goldman Sachs spokesman, told Reuters. The rule will be effective immediately, he said.
Filmmaker stars Bethlehem as model of diversity in Middle East
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:16
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Palestinian filmmaker Leila Sansour returned to Bethlehem to make a film about her home town, she had no idea she would end up running a campaign to put the ancient city on the world map as a model for diversity in the Middle East. Sansour left Bethlehem as a teenager in 1983, disdainful of its size and determined never to return, but retraced her footsteps in 2004 to make…
U.S. official says Khorasan Group threat to aviation
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — An al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan Group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes this week, represents "a clear and present danger" to commercial flights to Europe and the United States, the Obama administration's top aviation security official said Friday. The purpose of the airstrikes was to disrupt an "imminent attack or attack entering the last phases of execution," said John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration.
Republican ad campaign brings back Watergate-era slogan
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:16
View gallery.Screenshot from the new 'Republicans Are People, Too' campaign. A Republican adman unveiled a new public relations campaign this week to soften the image of the Grand Old Party using the guiding slogan “Republicans Are People, Too.” The promotional push came complete with a highly produced video, a website and socialmedia efforts. The project is the brainchild of Vinny Minchillo, a Mitt Romney presidential campaign veteran who helped produce ads for the White House…
Modern airpower vs. tribal warriors
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:16
In the annals of warfare there have been few conflicts as asymmetric as the United States against the Islamic State, which pits a global superpower at the head of an international coalition against a brutally ambitious terrorist group. That dynamic of the strong against the seemingly weak was underscored in recent days, when President Obama used the pomp and ceremony of the annual United Nations General Assembly to rally the international community against an ideologically…
Hannah Graham disappearance suspect extradited to Va.
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:15
STORY HIGHLIGHTSFather says Jesse Matthew is a gentle manVacationer says he spoke with Matthew before arrest; "he seemed real nice"Matthew was never charged in 2002 case due to lack of evidence University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was last seen on September 13 Gilchrist, Texas (CNN) -- Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is expected to be extradited back to Virginia on Friday, police said.
'Friends' cast dine out after 20th anniversary
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:15
For a comedy as universal as "Friends," every fan has an episode (or 12) that they'd call among the best of the series.
Man faces charges in FAA facility fire
Friday, 26 September 2014 19:15
(CNN) -- Flights in and out of Chicago's O'Hare International and Midway airports were stopped Friday morning because of a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control facility in Aurora, Illinois, CNN affiliate WLS reported. Details on how long the flight stoppages at the city's two major airports would last weren't immediately available. At the FAA facility in Aurora, part of Chicago's western suburbs, fire trucks were outside the building and employees were…

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