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Turkey: ISIS-Kurdish fight on border stirs trouble

Monday, 20 October 2014 16:14
STORY HIGHLIGHTSTurkey has balked at joining the U.S.-led coalition bombing of ISIS Battle on the Syrian border has become a divisive issue in TurkeyIn shift, Turkey announces it will let Iraqi Kurdish fighters enter its territory to fight in Kobani, SyriaKurdish-ISIS fighting has triggered violence between factions in Turkey Gaziantep, Turkey (CNN) -- Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through…
Joan Rivers jokes Obama is gay, first lady transgender
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:14
Chris Noth turned off "Sex and the City" fans with an observation about his on-screen love, Sarah Jessica Parker's Carrie Bradshaw.
Parents let son's killer move in
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:14
The parents of a shooting victim say they will provide a home and job for the man who took their son's life.If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below.
What Ted Cruz wants Republicans to do
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:14
STORY HIGHLIGHTSCruz: 2015 Congress' top priorities should be to create jobs, repeal Obamacare and secure the border.Cruz: Many Republican bills will get vetoed or filibustered, but that will help the GOP in 2016.Other priorities: Abolishing the IRS and crushing the Common Core education standards. Washington (CNN) -- Don't say Sen. Ted Cruz doesn't have a plan. The Texas Republican took it upon himself to lay out the vision of what he thinks a Republican-led Congress…
Apple beats Street targets on strong iPhone sales
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:13
By Christina Farr and Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc posted a better-than-expected 12 percent jump in revenue after its best new-iPhone launch on record helped push sales of the smartphone to 39.27 million in the September quarter. That surpassed the roughly 38 million some on Wall Street had expected, and excluded sales in China, its largest market outside of the United States. Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri said in an interview that…
U.S. stocks end higher despite drag from IBM
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:13
By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday, following a fourth week of losses for the benchmark S&P, as quarterly results from IBM disappointed. * IBM shares slumped 7.7 percent to $168.10 in premarket trade after the company's third-quarter earnings fell well short of Wall Street expectations. IBM had earlier said it would pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion in cash over the next three years to take its loss-making…
'Real Housewives' star Brandi Glanville reportedly dating 23-year-old
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:13
(Instagram) Cougar alert! "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Brandi Glanville's got a new man. Star reports the 41-year-old mom-of-two is dating a 23-year-old she met while vacationing in Amsterdam. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT "So, I just got back from a little trip to Amsterdam with the other 'Housewives,'" she wrote in her column for Australia's New Weekly magazine according to Star. "I can't tell you anything about the trip except I have a boyfriend!"
Record Number of Asian American Candidates Run
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:06
More Asian-American candidates are running for national office in the upcoming midterm elections than ever before in history, according to recent figures from APAICS -- The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies -- but challenges remain in engaging and mobilizing Asian-American voters to register and to vote. The November election will include 22 Asian-American congressional candidates in 12 different states and territories; 39 ran in the primaries. In the 2008 elections, only 13 Asian-American…
Watch Live: Nurses Speak at Dallas Ebola Hospital
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:06
Nurses made a show of support Monday at the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and two of their own were infected — declaring that they are proud of what they do and where they work. Several dozen nurses stood on the hospital grounds and applauded after three members of the staff spoke to reporters and asked for support from the people of Dallas. “We’re a family, and we’re a proud family,” said Cole…
'We're a Family': Nurses at Ebola Hospital Break Silence
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:06
Nurses made a show of support Monday at the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and two of their own were infected — declaring that they are proud of what they do and where they work. Several dozen nurses stood on the hospital grounds and applauded after three members of the staff spoke to reporters and asked for support from the people of Dallas. “We’re a family, and we’re a proud family,” said Cole…

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