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Who Armed Ferguson's Warrior Cops?

41 minutes agoNews : Reason

When the nation's attention turned to Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown and the unrest that followed, news footage showed a shockingly well-armed police force. How did cops in...Show More Summary

Nurburgring sold to Russian pharmaceutical billionaire – report

42 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Russian billionaire Viktor Kharitonin has purchased two-thirds of the Nurburgring race track, which fell into bankruptcy in 2012. Bloomberg reports that the chairman of Russian pharmaceutical company Pharmstandard has purchased a majority share in the famed German track. Show More Summary

VW introduces limited-edition street up!

44 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The street up! features a sport-inspired look inside and out.

Early Morning Open Thread - [Niedermeyer's Dead Horse]

Good morning. First, a bit of awe: Astronaut Chris Hadfield took 45,000 photos from space?here are some of the best: #photography— Ryan Hodgson (@Ryanintheus) October 31, 2014 Next... debate away! Prudie found the actual worst person in America:...

Photo of the day – Strabane Halloween Fireworks Show 2014

44 minutes agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Photo by  Gareth Wray, Taken on October 31, 2014 This stunning photo from Gareth, captures all the colour and splendour of last night fireworks in Strabane.

5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

A possible piece of Amelia Earhart's plane and a centuries-old virus found in an unsavory place make the list: Is This a Piece of Amelia's Plane? : A team that's been investigating the disappearance of Amelia Earhart says it identified a piece of metal retrieved in 1991 as being from her...

Wise Bread Reloaded: Hack Your Creativity With a Trick the Yogis Use (Plus Scores More From the Archives)

Need some clever ideas for gifts or entertaining for the upcoming holidays? Take a moment to meditate. Scientists at Leiden University in the Netherlands found that a few moments of quiet "Open Monitoring" meditation prior to a brainstorming test helped study subjects generate more...

Next-generation Audi A4 confirmed for 2015

45 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Audi has confirmed that the mainstay of its range, the Audi A4, will enter a fifth generation in 2015. During celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the A4 badge, Audi announced that its Ingolstadt plant in Germany is preparing for the launch of the next-generation A4 in 2015. A new body shop with over 1300 [...]

Democrats Second Guess Their #WarOnWomen Campaigns

Lots of hand-wringing going on in this Saturday front page NY Times article Democrats are nervously counting on an enduring edge among female voters in most states to prevent a

Serie A Preview, Gameweek 10: Small Margins Separate Italian Clubs

46 minutes agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

After Gameweek 9, the top of the Serie A table is split into two groups of teams. Roma and Juventus are dominating the championship, having both achievee 22 points thus far, scoring and conceding the same amount of goals (16 and … Continue reading ? Serie A Preview, Gameweek 10: Small Margins Separate Italian Clubs is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Video: What's new in GTA 5 next gen?

Hi Eurogamers, excellent costumes. Sorry, we don't have any confectionary in the house, so we're going to give you videos. Halloween was yesterday, yes, but now it's Halloweekend, that magical time of the year when the nation's graveyards come alive to the sound of vampires and mummies doing the Monster Mash. Show More Summary

364 Days Until Jesus Ween

I'm Not Going Back Outside Till November! (Photo credit: Wikipedia) November 1 is always such a sad day, as the realization that we must wait a whole year for the return of Jesus Ween sets in. You'd think I would have it out of my system...Show More Summary

2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings

47 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

More than a year before the Los Angeles Board of Education agreed to an iPads-for-all program, Apple and a leading curriculum company repeatedly sought meetings with school board members, newly released emails and records reviewed by The Times show.

Chelsea vs. Queens Park Rangers live stream: How to watch the EPL online

47 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Chelsea should have no problems dispatching QPR in Saturday's West London Derby. Premier League leaders Chelsea head into the 10th matchday still unbeaten, with José Mourinho's side sat four points clear of Southampton at the top of the table. Show More Summary

MoneyWatch: Stocks hit record levels; High mark for consumer confidence

Stocks hit record levels on news that the Bank of Japan launched a new stimulus package to shore up the country's troubled economy. Also, consumer confidence has hit its highest level since before the Great Recession. Alison Harmelin reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.

Neymar Laughs off Rumours He Is Dating Serbian Model Soraja Vucelic

The Serbian media are abuzz with rumours that Barcelona and Brazil star Neymar is dating Serbian model Soraja Vucelic. The pair met in Ibiza last summer, and a report claimed that they were staying in touch via Skype, with Neymar planning...Show More Summary

Saturday morning feel good story

Chief Tango sends us our feel good stories today, the first is from Florida; “It appears there was some type of break-in attempt at the West 23rd address and then they transported themselves to UF Health. All suspects are in custody at this time,” Waldrup said. JSO said a total of four people were in […]

Tugboat Crew Missing After Collision

  Five members of a tugboat crew are missing after a collision with a merchant ship about 9NM off Tanjung Gelang yesterday (30 October). One crew member was rescued by fishermen.

Good bye to tax competition

(November 1, 2014 07:06 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) Tax competition may well be a thing of the past. The OECD tax conference in Berlin has ratified a new tax deal between fifty countries, to allow automatic exchange of tax information. German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble rejoiced at this... (0 COMMENTS)

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