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Thousands denounce HSBC board member's likening of Hong Kong people to freed slaves

Friday, 31 October 2014 11:41
People take pictures behind a cutout of Chinese President Xi Jinping on which pro-democracy protesters put goggles and a yellow ribbon, their symbols, in the part of Mongkok shopping district protesters are occupying in Hong Kong October 31, 2014.
Drivers scramble for flying cash after armored truck door flies open on Maryland highway
Friday, 31 October 2014 11:27
URBANA, Md. – Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open. Maryland State Police say a lock on the truck seems to have malfunctioned, causing the door to open Friday morning. A bag of cash fell onto Interstate 270 near Urbana and the bills flew in the air. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Police say a number of drivers stopped on the interstate and grabbed what cash they could…
Milwaukee police vote 'no confidence' in chief who fired white officer who killed black man
Friday, 31 October 2014 11:27
MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee police have taken a vote that expresses no confidence in their chief after he fired a white officer who shot and killed a black man in a downtown park. Union president Mike Crivello announced Friday that about 99 percent of the votes expressed no confidence in Chief Edward Flynn. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT He did not say how many of the union's 1,600 officers voted, only that it was a majority.
Pols want Gitmo transfers halted over ISIS fears
Friday, 31 October 2014 11:09
Republican lawmakers called Thursday for the Obama administration to suspend detainee transfers from Guantanamo Bay following a Fox News report that as many as 20 to 30 former prisoners are suspected by intelligence and Defense officials of having joined forces with the Islamic State and other militant groups inside Syria. Some of those former Guantanamo detainees were released within the last three years. ADVERTISEMENT
FACING JUSTICE Suspected cop killer charged with murder
Friday, 31 October 2014 11:08
This split image shows an undated image of Eric Frein, charged with killing one Pennsylvania State Trooper and seriously wounding another in a late night ambush, left, and his updated mugshot on the FBI website after his capture, right. (AP/FBI) This undated file photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Eric Frein, who has eluded police, but is charged with killing one Pennsylvania State Trooper and seriously wounding another in a late night ambush.
AD WARS: Campaigns go for shock, silly in final TV blitz before Election Day
Friday, 31 October 2014 11:08
Images from three 2014 political campaign ads. (NARAL/Neel Kashkari’s “Betrayal” spot/National Republican Congressional Committee) WASHINGTON – Condom shortages. A drowning child. Drug-addled monkeys. These are just a few of the topics tackled in the final batch of campaign ads being aired ahead of next week's elections, as political campaigns and allied groups push the envelope in pursuit of undecided voters and perhaps those who hadn't been paying attention until now.
Jeers for accused US police killer
Friday, 31 October 2014 10:38
31 October 2014Last updated at 14:59 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Eric Frein survived nearly 50 days in the woods of Pennsylvania as police searched for him Continue reading the main story Related StoriesUS police killing suspect captured A Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer before leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt has been charged with murder.
Trick-or-treat: Halloween back on after Pennsylvania manhunt ends
Friday, 31 October 2014 10:26
CANADENSIS, Pa. – Trick-or-treating was back on Friday in a northeastern Pennsylvania town that spent the last seven weeks under siege as hundreds of law enforcement officers searched for the survivalist accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and injuring another. Not long after Eric Frein was arrested Thursday evening, Barrett Township supervisors got the word out that the town's hundreds of children can go trick-or-treating Friday night after all. "The kids have gone through…
Delivery man not scheduled to work when killed, coworkers say
Friday, 31 October 2014 10:26
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Co-workers of a pizza delivery man say he wasn't even scheduled to work the night he was shot and killed while making a delivery, but had switched shifts so he could take his daughter trick-or-treating. Police say 45-year-old James Crabtree, Jr. was robbed and shot multiple times Wednesday night while delivering pizza on the northeast side of Columbus. He was pronounced dead at the scene. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The Columbus Dispatch reports Crabtree…
U.S. envoy to U.N. defends Ebola guidelines; praises airlines
Friday, 31 October 2014 10:26
By Louis Charbonneau and Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Friday defended federal guidelines for monitoring health workers returning from three Ebola-stricken West African countries and praised the airlines still flying there. "Let me commend Air Brussels, Air France and Moroccan Airways for keeping their flights going. Those flights are a lifeline," Powers said at a Reuters Newsmaker event in New York hours after returning from…

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