Newt flesh fungus ‘brought by pets’

31 October 2014 Last updated at 02:00 By Jonathan Webb Science reporter, BBC News The fungus causes skin lesions like those on the lips of this fire salamander Zoologists say a skin-eating fungus threatens salamanders and newts across Europe, and probably arrived on pet amphibians imported from Asia. It was discovered in the Netherlands in[...]

‘Two and a Half Men’ recap: Pretty in pink

Season 12 | Episode 1 | “The Ol’ Mexican Spinach” | Aired Oct 30, 2014 Season 12 of Two and a Half Men opens with Walden walking downstairs dressed as zombie Elvis and asking Alan if he’s ready to go. Cue Jon Cryer’s Alan entrance as Duckie from Pretty in Pink, giving a tip of[...]

Sporadic stone throwing in Jerusalem following Friday prayers

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Burkina Faso General: Military Still Subordinate to Government

A retired Burkina Faso general denied a military coup has taken place, telling VOA that unless the president steps down, the military will remain subordinate to the government. In an interview with VOA’s French to Africa news service, retired General Kouame Lougue said he does not know if President Blaise Compaore will respond to protesters’[...]

  • October 31, 2014
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Apple Chief Tim Cook’s Coming Out: ‘This Will Resonate’

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Month in Space: Take a Look at Cosmic Tricks and Treats

See a solar jack-o-lantern, a blood moon and other eerie treats from October 2014.

Final New Hampshire Senate debate: 8 key quotes

In the final New Hampshire Senate debate on Thursday night, Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen portrayed herself as a moderate — defending New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s right to forcibly quarantine a nurse, backing elimination of the health care law’s medical-device tax and saying she doesn’t think President Barack Obama should take executive action on immigration.[...]

SUV strikes train in Illinois, killing 3 family members

Police: Eric Frein, wanted in Pennsylvania state trooper ambush, is captured

Child rape suspect returning to Massachusetts

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No-Trespassing Order for Angry Parent Over Daughter’s Islam Lesson

Because he got into a heated argument with the vice principal over some assigned homework about the benefits of Islam, a former Marine who served in Iraq says he has been banned from his daughter’s Washinton, D.C.-area high school. The father, Kevin Wood said he learned that La Plata High School in La Plata, Md., had given[...]