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  • Eight Pakistani Shi'ites killed in sectarian attack
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/eight-pakistani-shiites-killed-sectarian-attack-065046247.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/lGgdwXLbrvbrDBkC7MCDJQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2014-10-23T143612Z_1_LYNXNPEA9M0OC_RTROPTP_2_PAKISTAN-KILLINGS.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Shi&#039;ite Muslim men from ethnic Hazara minority mourn beside coffins of their relatives who were killed after gunmen opened fire on a bus during a funeral ceremony in Quetta" align="left" title="Shi&#039;ite Muslim men from ethnic Hazara minority mourn beside coffins of their relatives who were killed after gunmen opened fire on a bus during a funeral ceremony in Quetta" border="0" /></a>By Gul Yousafzai QUETTA Pakistan (Reuters) - Eight Shi&#039;ite members of Pakistan&#039;s ethnic Hazara minority were killed and one wounded on Thursday, after gunmen opened fire on a bus in the volatile province of Baluchistan, police said. No one immediately claimed responsibility. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a radical Sunni militant group, has carried out many gun and bomb attacks on Hazaras in the past. The men were returning from a vegetable market when gunmen intercepted the bus. &quot;Two gunmen boarded the bus and shot the men,&quot; police officer Imran Qureshi told Reuters. ...</p><br clear="all"/>
  • 'The Situation' to appear in court on tax charges
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/situation-appear-court-tax-charges-142319495.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/Qq3tsUphk3q7gDQLtzQFiQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/dc197664b1975629630f6a706700738e.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, Mike &quot;The Situation&quot; Sorrentino leaves the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building &amp; Courthouse, in Newark, N.J., after a court appearance. Sorrentino and his brother Marc face an arraignment Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Newark, to face federal tax charges. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)" align="left" title="FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, Mike &quot;The Situation&quot; Sorrentino leaves the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building &amp; Courthouse, in Newark, N.J., after a court appearance. Sorrentino and his brother Marc face an arraignment Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Newark, to face federal tax charges. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)" border="0" /></a>NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former cast member of MTV&#039;s reality show &quot;Jersey Shore&quot; is due back in court to face federal tax charges.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Ice cream truck hits, kills boy; driver attacked
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 7-year-old boy riding a motorized bike was hit and killed by an ice cream truck in South Los Angeles and residents then attacked the driver, authorities said.
  • Moscow airport chief resigns after Total crash
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/investigators-detain-4-more-moscow-plane-crash-084213674.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/Oxwe8daNJy6L2RuOW9U2Ug--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/2c46e24d69ef2829630f6a70670096b3.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="In this image made from video provided by Russian State Television Rossiya, investigators works at the wreckage of a private jet which collided with a snowplow at Vnukovo airport in Moscow, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The head of French oil giant Total SA and three French crew members were killed at Vnukovo airport when a corporate jet, the French-made Dassault Falcon 50, collided with a snowplow, Russian investigators said Tuesday. (AP Photo) TV OUT" align="left" title="In this image made from video provided by Russian State Television Rossiya, investigators works at the wreckage of a private jet which collided with a snowplow at Vnukovo airport in Moscow, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The head of French oil giant Total SA and three French crew members were killed at Vnukovo airport when a corporate jet, the French-made Dassault Falcon 50, collided with a snowplow, Russian investigators said Tuesday. (AP Photo) TV OUT" border="0" /></a>MOSCOW (AP) — The general director of Moscow&#039;s Vnukovo Airport and his deputy resigned Thursday and Russian investigators detained four other airport employees following a plane crash that killed a top French oil executive and three crew members.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Q&A: Mick Jagger, the film producer, heads to work
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/q-mick-jagger-film-producer-heads-140356786.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/A6c8y4Qq5GA4AcPDPwyuXA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/4a19c6e88f314629630f6a706700a109.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="FILE - In this July 21, 2014 file photo shows musician and producer Mick Jagger at the world premiere of the film &quot;Get On Up&quot; at the Apollo Theater in New York. Mick Jagger is behind another James Brown project, the documentary, “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown,” which airs Monday, Oct. 27, on HBO. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)" align="left" title="FILE - In this July 21, 2014 file photo shows musician and producer Mick Jagger at the world premiere of the film &quot;Get On Up&quot; at the Apollo Theater in New York. Mick Jagger is behind another James Brown project, the documentary, “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown,” which airs Monday, Oct. 27, on HBO. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)" border="0" /></a>NEW YORK (AP) — Song credits won&#039;t be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger&#039;s name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/us-earns-1m-month-black-market-oil-sales-140117331--politics.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/aOIEMIATmuuJ_1Uao6NzcQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/76308467b1915629630f6a7067003b56.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2011 file photo, Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone. Cohen said Thursday that the militant group also has taken in at least $20 million in ransom payments this year from kidnappings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)" align="left" title="FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2011 file photo, Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone. Cohen said Thursday that the militant group also has taken in at least $20 million in ransom payments this year from kidnappings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)" border="0" /></a>WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are earning about $1 million a day just from black market oil sales.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Tunisia militant shootouts kill 2 people
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/tunisia-militant-shootout-kills-security-officer-102221210.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/8JHcj1AhScONFvPYtnIN7Q--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/cc9dff19b18a5629630f6a7067003d5c.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Members of the Tunisian National Guard take positions as they secure the scene of a shooting in the Oued Ellil suburb of Tunis, Tunisia, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. A Tunisia official says a security officer has been killed in a shootout that began when a suspect&#039;s home was surrounded near the capital. Interior Ministry spokesman Mohammed Ali Aroui says the exchange of fire Thursday came after a pair of counterterrorism operations in the south that left one bystander dead. (AP Photo/Aimen Zine)" align="left" title="Members of the Tunisian National Guard take positions as they secure the scene of a shooting in the Oued Ellil suburb of Tunis, Tunisia, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. A Tunisia official says a security officer has been killed in a shootout that began when a suspect&#039;s home was surrounded near the capital. Interior Ministry spokesman Mohammed Ali Aroui says the exchange of fire Thursday came after a pair of counterterrorism operations in the south that left one bystander dead. (AP Photo/Aimen Zine)" border="0" /></a>TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Three days before a national election in Tunisia, police clashed with suspected militants in two areas of the country on Thursday and at least two people were killed.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.
  • US stocks jump on strong Caterpillar earnings
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/us-stocks-jump-strong-caterpillar-earnings-141744172.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/iMWib75fI2JlxMxdt.9ROw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/Part-WAS-Was8873028-1-1-0.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Traders at the New York Stock Exchange where the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 16,648.63, up 187.31 points (1.14 percent)" align="left" title="Traders at the New York Stock Exchange where the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 16,648.63, up 187.31 points (1.14 percent)" border="0" /></a>New York (AFP) - US stocks Thursday rose decisively in early trade following a batch of mostly solid earnings reports from Dow members Caterpillar, 3M and others.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • US jobless claims edge higher
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/us-jobless-claims-edge-higher-141356316.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/5pfEijkkd6FRwx92bwEoEA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/308a0cd51f00166a9093173c52be64a06966e9d3.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="The unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September, its lowest level in six years" align="left" title="The unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September, its lowest level in six years" border="0" /></a>New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits rose slightly last week but remained below 300,000 for the sixth straight week, government data released Thursday showed. Initial jobless claims rose by 17,000 to 283,000 in the week ending October 18, the Labor Department said. The increase in jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, was smaller than analysts expected, with the average estimate pegged at 285,000.</p><br clear="all"/>

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