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APNewsBreak: Mexico judge orders release of Marine SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Subscription Required. An online service is needed to view this article in its ...  Former FAMU band member convicted in 2011 hazing death (CNN) -- The alleged ringleader of a group of Florida A&M University marching band students who beat drum major Robert Champion Jr. in a 2011 hazing incident was convicted Friday of multiple charges related to Champion's death, according to CNN ...  Burkina Faso's President Resigns, and General Takes Reins OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — He recently boasted that the streets would never oust him, not after he had won at the ballot box and survived multiple violent outbursts against his 27-year rule. But after days of turmoil in which protesters burned the ...  Dave Brandon-UM negotiations will remain confidential We may never know what fully transpired in the days that led to Brandon's resignation. Loading… Post to Facebook. Dave Brandon-UM negotiations will remain confidential We may never know what fully transpired in the days that led to Brandon's resignation.  FBI Most-Wanted Fugitive Eric Frein Captured Alive Accused cop killer Eric Frein, one of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives, was captured after a 48-day manhunt, police said tonight. "Eric Frein was dedicated to killing law enforcement members," Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said in ...  Berdych, Raonic, Nishikori qualify for London World number five Tomas Berdych secured a fifth straight appearance at the ATP World Tour Finals on Friday, with a win over Kevin Anderson. Berdych recovered from losing the first set to defeat his South African opponent 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-4 in the ...  Derek Fisher's adjustments worked in win over Cavaliers advertisement | advertise on newsday. The Knicks weren't the only ones who bounced back from their first game. Their first-time coach did, too. Derek Fisher removed Amar'e Stoudemire from the starting lineup against the Cavaliers and replaced him with ...  NBA results and news, Oct. 31 Already without Kevin Durant, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost another star to injury when Russell Westbrook broke his right hand in a 93-90 loss to the host Los Angeles Clippers, who ushered in the Steve Ballmer era with a victory for their new owner.  Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers. Flush with prospects and ready to make a splash in free agency, the Cubs already had a ...  Top NYPD Official Resigns Days Before Promotion Chief of Department Philip Banks, left, and Commissioner William Bratton testify at executive budget hearings at City Hall in May. Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal. By. Pervaiz Shallwani. Pervaiz Shallwani. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL.  The digitization of Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time is right around the corner, but many no longer need to worry about manually changing clocks because of the fact that their devices automatically go back or forward in time. (Photo : Arjan Richter | Flickr). Daylight Saving Time ends in just ...  'The Real Thing,' With Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Opens on ... Maggie Gyllenhaal and Ewan McGregor in “The Real Thing.” Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page. Continue reading the main story.  Test flight of Virgin Galactic spaceship ends in fatal crash in California MOJAVE Calif. (Reuters) - A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials ...  See Waves Slam Cars on a Busy Chicago Road Ah, the sea, the crashing surf ... the highway? Drivers in the middle of Chicago Friday saw waves crashing where they're definitely not supposed to be, as high winds blew Lake Michigan's waters across the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive.  Albuquerque Agrees to Changes on Use of Force The Justice Department has reached a settlement with the City of Albuquerque over excessive use of force by the Police Department. Under an agreement announced Friday, an independent monitor will be installed to oversee reforms at the department for at ...  Italy to end sea rescue mission that saved 100000 migrants Rome: Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East, a move one rights group warned could lead to a "surge of deaths" in the Mediterranean. Interior minister ...  Judge rejects strict limits on US nurse who treated Ebola patients 1 of 8. Nurse Kaci Hickox (L) joined by her boyfriend Ted Wilbur speak with the media outside of their home in Fort Kent, Maine October 31, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Joel Page. Related Video. Video · Ebola quarantine need differs for troops, healthcare workers: ...  Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs; BoJ move adds fuel to rally NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Friday and other indexes posted strong gains for a second week after the Bank of Japan's surprise move to ramp up its stimulus program. Major indexes also posted gains for the month, ...  Hamilton fastest as Mercedes dominate US practice AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton and his title rival team mate Nico Rosberg were separated by mere fumes on Friday in a familiar Mercedes one-two in U.S. Grand Prix practice. Just three thousandths of a second ...  CBC memo provides details on Jian Ghomeshi firing A top CBC executive has sent a memo to staff sharing some details of what senior staff knew about the conduct of former radio host Jian Ghomeshi, who is facing multiple allegations that he committed non-consensual violent acts against various women.  Mostly treats at White House for Halloween A boy dressed as a college graduate looks up at President Barack Obama as the president greets costumed trick-or-treaters during Halloween festivities by the South Portico of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. President Barack Obama ...  Sources: Thompson inks 4-year deal - WLS The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday. Sources told ESPN.com that the four-year deal is a maximum contract projected to be in the $70 million range, with the specific ...  Halloween candy: How many calories are in your favorite treats? Children and adults around the country are gearing up for Friday night's festivities. Wigs are being coiffed, fangs are being applied and candy lovers everywhere are preparing to satiate their sweet tooths. But just how many calories are in those miniature ...  Japan Abruptly Acts to Stimulate Economy The stock market in Tokyo jumped about 5 percent on news of the stimulus boost. Credit Christopher Jue/European Pressphoto Agency. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page.  Seattle megachurch dissolves, weeks after embattled founder resigns under fire SEATTLE – Seattle megachurch Mars Hill has dissolved, about two weeks after its founder Mark Driscoll resigned amid questions about his leadership. The church said on its website Friday it's urging its 12 branches in Washington, California, Oregon and ...  Mars Hill to dissolve into 'autonomous self-governed entities' The Seattle-based church Mars Hill Church has decided to disband, said officials in a post on their website Friday. The board of the congregation decided that its existing churches would become “autonomous self-governed entities." Each location would ...  Republicans take big lead in Colorado early voting A report from the Secretary of State on Friday showed that 104,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first major mail-in election. Voters can also drop off ballots at polling stations and register through Election ...  Republicans take big lead in Colorado early voting A report from the Secretary of State on Friday showed that 104,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first major mail-in election. Voters can also drop off ballots at polling stations and register through Election ...  Mary Landrieu: Comments about Obama, racism being twisted Sen. Mary Landrieu pushed back Friday at Republicans who criticized her assessment of President Obama's unpopularity in her home state of Louisiana. The Democrat, who is in a tough re-election race, took heat from Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and ...  Lady Eli wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf ARCADIA, Calif. — Lady Eli won the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf by 2 3/4 lengths as the 2-1 favorite. Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. earned his first Breeders' Cup victory Friday at Santa Anita, guiding Lady Eli over one mile in 1:33.41. The 2-year-old ...  Israel Reopens Holy Site, but Unrest Spreads Unrest Spreads in Palestinian Parts of Jerusalem, as Youths Threw Rocks, Blocked Roadways and Shot Fireworks at Police. By. Joshua Mitnick. Joshua Mitnick. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. BiographyJoshua Mitnick · joshua.mitnick@wsj.com ...  Starbucks run may be a thing of the past as chain tests delivery The afternoon coffee run may become a thing of the past if Starbucks Corp. gets its way. The world's largest coffee-shop chain said Thursday it would offer delivery in select markets in the second half of next year. Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz ...  Judge Denies Amanda Bynes's Bid to Fight Temporary Conservatorship A judge has denied Amanda Bynes's attempt to wrest full control of her life back from her mother. On Friday, the actress sent a lawyer, Art Santiago, to appear in court on her behalf to contest a temporary conservatorship placed by a judge earlier this month ...  Justin Bourque gets 5 life sentences, no chance of parole for 75 years Justin Bourque has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 75 years for killing three RCMP officers and wounding two others, a New Brunswick judge has ruled. It is the longest sentence in Canadian history, and the harshest since the ...  Justin Bourque gets 5 life sentences, no chance of parole for 75 years Justin Bourque has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 75 years for killing three RCMP officers and wounding two others, a New Brunswick judge has ruled. It is the longest sentence in Canadian history, and the harshest since the ...  'Graphic evidence' led to Jian Ghomeshi's firing The CBC fired Jian Ghomeshi after seeing “graphic evidence” that the radio host had allegedly harmed a woman, the public broadcaster said Friday in a statement. Chuck Thompson, head of public affairs for the CBC, outlined the series of events that led to ...  Awkward family photos: When Halloween costumes go wrong Dad was a history enthusiast. Mom a nurse. This is what they came up with on a dark stormy night. Mr. Mom Photo: Awkward Family Photos. Photo By Awkward Family Photos. Mr. Mom. This mom loved her son but she was a little afraid of him when he ...  NBC pulls plug on 'Bad Judge,' 'A to Z' NBC has canceled two of its struggling comedies, "A to Z" and "Bad Judge." Both series will remain in their Thursday night schedules, but the network has decided not to extend their respective 13-episode orders, according to insiders. "A to Z", starring Ben ...  NBC pulls plug on 'Bad Judge,' 'A to Z' NBC has canceled two of its struggling comedies, "A to Z" and "Bad Judge." Both series will remain in their Thursday night schedules, but the network has decided not to extend their respective 13-episode orders, according to insiders. "A to Z", starring Ben ...  Come Out, Come Out: The Tim Cook Moment Is Here Looking back, I guess we in the media might have asked Apple CEO Tim Cook if he were gay. Me especially, since I am gay. And, like many, I had heard all the assumptions about the self-effacing exec's sexual orientation, even though he and I had never ...  'Nightcrawler' is an effectively creepy thriller, reviews say "Nightcrawler" may not feature any vengeful ghosts, bloodthirsty demons or chainsaw-wielding psychos, but that doesn't mean writer-director Dan Gilroy's take on the cutthroat business of local TV news isn't suitably creepy for a Halloween release. According ...  US's Kerry, Iran minister to meet ahead of deadline for atom deal WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iran's foreign minister and the European Union foreign policy chief in Oman on Nov. 9-10 to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue ahead of a looming deadline for a final ...  US's Kerry, Iran minister to meet ahead of deadline for atom deal WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iran's foreign minister and the European Union foreign policy chief in Oman on Nov. 9-10 to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue ahead of a looming deadline for a final ...  Abuse inquiry: Fiona Woolf steps down as chairwoman Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC. She said it had been clear for some time that victims did not have confidence in her, adding that it was time to "get out of the way". Victims' groups earlier ...  Abuse inquiry: Fiona Woolf steps down as chairwoman Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC. She said it had been clear for some time that victims did not have confidence in her, adding that it was time to "get out of the way". Victims' groups earlier ...  Cavaliers sign C Varejao to contract extension Best known for his wild hair and hustle, Anderson Varejao's heart and hard work got him a new contract with the Cavaliers. Cleveland signed its starting center to a contract extension on Friday. Terms of the deal were not immediately confirmed, but the sides ...  Mostly treats, no tricks at White House Halloween WASHINGTON (AP) — There were mostly treats at the White House this Halloween. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama handed out chocolate candies and butter cookies while welcoming thousands of people on Friday. The guest list ...  Amazon is largely white and male, according to company diversity data Amazon.com on Friday released a report on its employee diversity that shows its workforce is mostly white and male, a finding that mirrors similar disclosures by high-tech companies such as Google and Facebook. Amazon said its total workforce is 63 percent ...  Obama puts spotlight on women in quest for midterm votes PROVIDENCE R.I. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, hoping for a strong turnout from female voters for Democratic candidates in congressional and gubernatorial elections next week, put women in the spotlight on Friday at an economic-focused event in ...  Gasoline at $3 Even Has Store Managers Filling Up The first thing Kathy Parker did when she showed up for work at a Michigan gas station two days ago was change the price of gasoline displayed outside the shop to $2.99 a gallon from $3.04. The second thing she did was fill up. “I pulled my car around to the ...  Can the Thunder make the playoffs? Russell Westbrook drives against the Clipppers' Jordan Farmar on Thursday night but later suffered a broken hand that will sideline him for several weeks. (AP Photo). Earlier this week, I wrote about the plagues of Egypt descending upon the Thunder.  Disturbingly Refreshing, Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Nightcrawler' is an Anti-Hero You ... CHICAGO – “No one talks like that,” I kept thinking to myself. But that said, “Nightcrawler” is driven by just about the most entertaining dialogue from one person I've seen all year. Despite the fact that he's living in a warped alternate version of the reality you ...  Sexy Halloween Costumes for Girls? Now That's Scary Thousands of boys and girls across the country are now deciding what they want to be this Halloween. Boys have a multitude of Halloween costume options this year, ranging from scary to funny and from nerdy to powerful. Girls' costumes, on the other hand, ...  Two weeks before Iran talks' deadline: Tripartite summit in hopes of breakthrough U.S.'s Kerry, Iran's Zarif and EU's Ashton to meet in Oman's capital; a week later, Iran will meet with world powers for the homestretch before official end of talks. By Barak Ravid | Oct. 31, 2014 | 11:57 PM ...  Paris Masters 2014: Andy Murray defeated by Novak Djokovic in straight sets Nothing will detract from his achievements of the last six weeks but Andy Murray was given a reminder here on Friday night of the gap he still needs to bridge in order to start winning the sport's biggest prizes again. Twenty-four hours after a run of 20 victories ...  Tim Cook coming out is a big deal: Barney Frank It's a big deal. It shouldn't be. I hope that within a few more years it won't be .But in today's world, Tim Cook's acknowledgment that he is gay is a deal of Bidenesque proportions. Of course by now millions of Americans have stopped hiding our sexual ...  No-Shows and Strapped Teams Cloud Formula One's Future A Caterham driven by Kamui Kobayashi crashed at the Australian Grand Prix in March. Credit Saeed Khan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This ...  Fox News Poll: 1-point margin in Iowa, Kansas and North Carolina Senate races That's one of the biggest clichés in politics. It's also true in one-point races. Welcome to Iowa, Kansas and North Carolina. ADVERTISEMENT. ADVERTISEMENT. According to the latest round of Fox News Senate battleground polls, none of the front-runners in ...  Fox News Poll: 1-point margin in Iowa, Kansas and North Carolina Senate races That's one of the biggest clichés in politics. It's also true in one-point races. Welcome to Iowa, Kansas and North Carolina. ADVERTISEMENT. ADVERTISEMENT. According to the latest round of Fox News Senate battleground polls, none of the front-runners in ...  Jake Gyllenhaal Lost a Ton of Weight for His “Hungry” New Role In Nightcrawler Jake Gyllenhaal dropped nearly 30 pounds to play a sleazy newbie photographer in Nightcrawler, in theaters today. Its Halloween release makes perfect sense—this flick is g-r-i-t-t-y. Gyllenhaal stars as crime-hunter photographer Lou, who roams L.A.'s ...  Kerry, Iran minister to meet ahead of deadline for atom deal WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iran's foreign minister and the European Union foreign policy chief in Oman on Nov. 9-10 to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue ahead of a looming deadline for a final agreement, ...  Child abuse inquiry chief Fiona Woolf forced to step down The woman heading the government's child sex abuse inquiry was forced to quit today amid widespread criticism over her appointment and mounting lack of public confidence. Fiona Woolf, the lord mayor of London, stepped down eight weeks after being ...  Daniel Radcliffe Discusses Getting in Touch With His Inner Demon in 'Horns' Daniel Radcliffe is a wizard no more. After headlining the Harry Potter franchise for a decade, he's done anything but play it safe, appearing in such varied films as The Woman in Black, Kill Your Darlings and The F Word. And his current movie, the fantasy ...  Waves force closure of bike path, restrictions on Lake Shore Drive - Chicago Sun Motorists make their way along Lake Shore Drive as waves pound the road near North Avenue. | Richard Chapman/Sun-Times. Sun-Times Media Wire · email. High waves are making travel along the lakeshore an adventure on Friday afternoon, and have ...  Texans' Clowney questionable against Eagles HOUSTON (AP) — Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney is unlikely to play for the Houston Texans when they host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday because of an unspecified illness. Clowney missed practice Friday and when asked afterward about his ...  Evil clown phenomenon sparks police Halloween warning French police fearing “evil” clown attacks on Halloween have issued warnings of prosecution for any threatening clown behaviour on social networks after a spate of incidents across the country. The warnings on Facebook and Twitter came as one village in ...  Settlement reached in Rikers Island inmate's hot cell death NEW YORK -- New York City has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degrees Fahrenheit jail cell, the comptroller said Friday. Jerome Murdough, 56, died in a ...  Man convicted in hazing death of Florida A&M band member A 26-year-old former member of Florida A&M's vaunted marching band was convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, nearly three years after band member Robert Champion was beaten to death with drumsticks, mallets and other items during a hazing ...  UK Government Updates Travel Advice to Reflect Threat of Terrorism LONDON—The U.K. government on Friday updated its travel advice to reflect an increased threat of terrorism from extremists and said its citizens should be vigilant when traveling. “There is considered to be a heightened threat of terrorist attack globally ...  Albuquerque police reforms ordered - WICS ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department and New Mexico's largest city have reached a deal to overhaul Albuquerque's police department amid several accusations of excessive force, agreeing to reforms that include new training and ...  Amnesty bemoans 'dark day for UK's moral standing' over Med refugees Thousands more refugees are at risk of perishing in the Mediterranean, human rights groups have warned, as Italy cancels its emergency naval rescue operation. Rome's Mare Nostrum mission, which saved 150,000 people fleeing poverty and warzones in ...  Gas prices continue slide into holiday season Thanksgiving is still weeks away, but here's something to be thankful for: Gas prices are continuing to plummet statewide heading into the holiday season. Prices at the pump in California have fallen about 10 cents a gallon over the last week and a whopping ...  Why it still matters that Apple CEO Tim Cook announced he's gay Apple CEO Tim Cook's decision to tell the world he is gay feels a lot like his company's much-anticipated product launches: The public already knows the news before the event, but the event is momentous nonetheless. As Cook noted in an essay for ...  What to do with leftover Halloween candy - WLS When the trick or treaters have come and gone, or when your kids have come home with their Halloween haul, what can you do with all that candy lying around the house? You don't have to resign yourself to overeating, sugared up kids or throwing it out.  Foreign Office issues worldwide terrorism warning for British tourists British holidaymakers travelling anywhere in the world have been told to be vigilant as they are at risk of being attacked by Islamist terrorists. The Foreign Office on Friday night issued a worldwide travel warning, saying tourists were at a risk of attack as a ...  2014 U.S. GP Practice Two: Lewis Hamilton stays narrowly ahead of Nico Rosberg Lewis Hamilton maintained his position at the head of the field in Practice Two at the Circuit of the Americas, but his advantage was cut to just three-thousandths of a second by team-mate Nico Rosberg. The title protagonists traded fastest times during their ...  JK Rowling Releases SIX New Harry Potter Stories - But There's A Catch... So, J.K. Rowling promised fans that she would unveil some new info about potter vilain Dolores Umbridge and her life after The Final Battle, but the author has gone a step further, well another five steps in fact, and released not one, not two... but six new Harry ...  Justin Bourque gets 75 years with no chance of parole for Mountie murders Justin Bourque has been sentenced to 75 years in prison with no chance of parole for killing three RCMP officers and wounding two others, a New Brunswick judge has ruled. It is the longest sentence in Canadian history. ​Bourque's defence lawyer said he ...  Watertown police give tips for Halloween night safety WATERTOWN — City police issued multiple tips for families to remain safe while trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Among their tips: □ Parents or a responsible adult are encouraged to trick-or-treat with younger children. □ Older children should stay ...  $2.25M Deal Reached in Hot NYC Jail Cell Death The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said Friday. Jerome Murdough, 56, died in a mental observation unit on Rikers ...  Professional Dominatrix: Jian Ghomeshi's Actions Don't Mesh With BDSM Rules When several women accused Jian Ghomeshi of sexually assaulting and abusing them, the Canadian radio host fired back by saying it fell under the rules of consensual BDSM practices. While he's yet to comment -- even as his number of accusers has ...  Canada won't issue visas to residents of countries with widespread Ebola ... TORONTO — Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of the West African countries battling Ebola. The federal government signalled it would stop issuing visas in the worker, student or visitor ...  Wines to pair with Halloween candy Need something to wash down all that Halloween candy? How about a glass of wine? Great Wine News has released its list of wine pairings for Halloween candy. They offer up selections for every treat from sugary to chocolatey. Because Pinot Noir has a ...  Canada won't issue visas to residents of countries battling Ebola Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and has suspended, effectively immediately, the issuance of visas to residents of the West African countries battling Ebola. In a move that puts Canada at odds with the World Health Organization, the federal ...  No tricks for Wall Street: Dow sets record It was a happy Halloween Friday for investors as the Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 190 points and set its first closing record since Sept. 19. Virgin Galactic spaceship explodes 2min; Can anything save Sony? 19min; Most wanted Halloween ...  Jury deliberations begin in band hazing trial ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Deliberations have begun in the manslaughter and hazing trial of a former Florida A&M band member charged in the death of a drum major. Judge Renee Roche sent the jury out to deliberate Friday afternoon. Dante Martin is charged ...  Debate moderator apologizes for accusing Scott Brown of botching NH geography In this Thursday, Oct., 2014 photo, Democrat, U.S. Sen Jeanne Shaheen, left, shakes hands with her Republican opponent former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Scott Brown before a live televised debate for U.S. Senate. (AP). A debate moderator apologized to ...  UN official: No need to quarantine everyone from Ebola hotspots (CNN) -- It is not necessary to quarantine people merely because they come from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea, the United Nations Ebola coordinator said Friday. "People do not need to be quarantined unless they have come into contact with people have ...  Potterheads, Rejoice! 6 New 'Harry Potter' Stories Were Secretly Released Today We should have known that for Halloween, “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling would provide us with both a trick and a treat. Six treats, to be more specific. See, Rowing delivered on her promise to release a brand new story focusing on “Harry Potter and the ...  'The Real Thing' opens to mixed reviews Thirty years after its initial Broadway run, Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is heading an all-star cast in the latest revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony winning play, "The Real Thing," about love, truth, marriage and infidelity. McGregor is Henry, a witty, British ...  Man swings ax at DC officer in unprovoked attack WASHINGTON (AP) — A man swung a large ax at a District of Columbia police officer in an unprovoked attack early Friday, and the officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man, who escaped on foot, police said. The officer was sitting in a ...  New human remains found at MH17 crash site New human remains have been found at the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced on Friday. According to De Telegraaf, a Dutch team together with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe ...  Harry Potter: new Halloween story by JK Rowling 19.00. Just before we go, here's Alice's review of the latest Pottermore writing. She says the Azkaban piece was "delightfully grisly", and found all the new info on Umbridge and Trelawney "fascinating", but was disappointed by how short the Thestral section ...  Harry Potter: new Halloween story by JK Rowling 19.00. Just before we go, here's Alice's review of the latest Pottermore writing. She says the Azkaban piece was "delightfully grisly", and found all the new info on Umbridge and Trelawney "fascinating", but was disappointed by how short the Thestral section ...  Remember to set your clocks back WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people usually set their clocks back before ...  Mozilla Net Neutrality Compromise Takes Fire From Both Sides If FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is floating the idea of a hybrid Title II/Sec. 706 network neutrality regime to gauge the reaction from Title II fans and foes, he was getting it Friday. Neither side seemed happy with that alternative. Following stories, including at ...  Early voting ends Saturday; 89000+ have voted Election Day has been transformed into election month in Brevard County, as the use of absentee ballots and in-person early voting becomes a ever-growing factor in voter turnout. Saturday is the last of eight days for early voting at eight sites around the ...  Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Reports Strong Earnings in the Third Quarter of 2014 On Friday before opening of the US markets, the third quarter results of Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) were made public declaring $107.5 billion of revenue and $1.89 in earnings per share. The estimated figures given by Thomson Reuters were $105.51 ...  Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Reports Strong Earnings in the Third Quarter of 2014 On Friday before opening of the US markets, the third quarter results of Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) were made public declaring $107.5 billion of revenue and $1.89 in earnings per share. The estimated figures given by Thomson Reuters were $105.51 ...  Appeals court clears way for NY police stop-and-frisk reforms NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City can finally begin to implement court-ordered reforms to its controversial stop-and-frisk police tactic, after a U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a last-ditch challenge brought by several police unions. The decision from ...