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New frog species in ... NYC

CNN - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:23pm
New York is famous for its singular residents: Loudmouthed taxi drivers. Hirsute Brooklyn hipsters. Upper East Side patrons of the arts.
Categories: National News

Death with dignity a "brave decision"

CNN - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:20pm
Dying with dignity is more than just for the person who is dying. It's for their loved ones.
Categories: National News

J.K. Rowling delivers new 'Harry Potter' tale

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:16pm
In honor of Halloween, J.K. Rowling is delving into the back story of one of "Harry Potter's" more twisted Hogwarts professors.
Categories: Entertainment News

Budweiser profits pinched by Russia

Business News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:10pm
Russia was a major buzz kill for the brewer of Budweiser and other well-known beers.

Most wanted Halloween costume: 'Frozen'

Business News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:07pm
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Homes for the homeless...inside billboards

Business News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:58pm
Billboard ads are expensive to construct, maintain and rent, but they don't serve any functional purposes -- so Michal Polacek redesigned them to house the homeless.

Can we predict the future of medicine?

Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:52pm
Although designer babies and a disease-free world may or may not come to pass, you can get a glimpse of the most promising and upcoming medical innovations of 2015, via the Cleveland Clinic.
Categories: Health

Maine judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:48pm
A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.
Categories: Health

Wall Street firm pushes for student loan forgiveness

Business News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:48pm
One Wall Street firm has an idea that's raising eyebrows: forgive some student debt for first-time homebuyers.

Plan would send U.S. advisers to ISIS hot zone

CNN - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:37pm
Pentagon officials are readying a plan that would deploy U.S. military advisers to the volatile Iraqi province of Anbar to advise and assist Iraqi security forces in a region currently dominated by ISIS militants.
Categories: National News

Lawyer seeks sanity test for Hannah Graham suspect

CNN - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:27pm
An attorney for a man charged in the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and assault of a different woman indicated Friday that he wants his client to undergo a sanity evaluation.
Categories: National News

Skydiving Vikings to Deliver Minnesota's Game Ball

Lifestyles - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:06pm
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(NewsUSA) - Look up. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's Vikings Hiccup, Snotlout and friends -- from DreamWorks' popular "How to Train Your Dragon 2" -- parachuting into the Minnesota Vikings stadium to deliver the all-important game ball.

Sure, there have been some unique game ball deliveries throughout the history of sports, but few may please the entire family more than this.

In celebration of the Blu-ray, DVD and Digital release of the summer's biggest animated movie, "How to Train Your Dragon 2," the heroic Viking Hiccup and his friends will parachute into the Vikings stadium to deliver the game ball as his faithful dragon Toothless welcomes them onto the field.

Taking place at TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on Sunday, November 2 at approximately 11:38 am CT as the Vikings prepare to take on the Washington Redskins, fans will have to turn their attention to the sky to catch a glimpse of the show.

In case you've yet to see the movie, the thrilling second chapter of the epic "How to Train Your Dragon" trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago when Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases the critically acclaimed hit on Blu-ray and DVD November 11.

To learn more about this high-flying event and the Blu-ray and DVD release of "How to Train Your Dragon 2," visit www.howtotrainyourdragon.com.

Meet HLN's 'Golden Girls'

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:32pm
To celebrate Halloween, the anchors of "Morning Express" dressed up as characters from NBC's "The Golden Girls."
Categories: Entertainment News

'I don't want to fight anymore'

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:09pm
Pulled from the rubble in Aleppo, unverified footage shows a terrified man telling rebels he is an Afghan immigrant to Iran. And Iranians are paying him $500 a month to fight in Syria, he says.
Categories: International News

Sistine Chapel gets makeover

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:08pm
High above the altar in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's masterpiece fresco is being seen in a new light.
Categories: International News

Poland refuses to arrest filmmaker

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:02pm
Famed film director Roman Polanski, wanted in the United States for having sex with a minor in the 1970s, was questioned this week by Polish authorities but allowed to leave after the interview.
Categories: International News

Military chief takes over in Burkina Faso

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:56am
The President of Burkina Faso pledged to stay in power until a new leader is democratically elected, despite violent protests demanding an end to his 27-year rule in the West African country.
Categories: International News

Israel partially reopens access to holy site

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:55am
Israel partially reopened access to the Temple Mount for Muslim prayers Friday, a day after taking a rare step of closing it amid Israeli-Palestinian tensions following the shooting of a controversial rabbi and subsequent killing of a suspect.
Categories: International News

Rocket operator hit destruct button

CNN - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:39am
After it became apparent there was a problem with the launch of the NASA-contracted Antares rocket, the company that operated the flight hit the destruct button, a spokesman said Thursday.
Categories: National News

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