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Events in New Jersey for Nov. 2-8, 2014

Nj News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 23:00
A guide to cultural and recreational events in New Jersey.
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Image of Asia: Watching the iPhone line in Seoul

Yahoo News - 12 min 55 sec ago

A mobile phone shop clerk dressed as Santa Claus keeps customers in line as they wait to buy Apple's iPhone 6, in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Apple Inc. began selling the iPhone 6 in South Korea on Friday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)In this photo by Ahn Young-joon, a phone store worker dressed as Santa Claus keeps customers in line as they wait to buy Apple's iPhone 6, in Seoul, South Korea. The device went on sale Friday in South Korea, one of the world's most wired societies, with 85 percent of its 50 million people online and 40 million smartphones. South Korea is also home to the world's top-selling smartphone maker Samsung, which is seeing more competition by cheaper local brands in China and India and by Apple in developed nations.

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Source: Eric Frein confessed to killing Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson

Yahoo News - 19 min 52 sec ago

 Eric Frein confessed to killing Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon DicksonA source tells Action News that accused cop killer Eric Frein confessed to the murder of Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson.

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Trick-or-treating back on after manhunt ends

Yahoo News - 28 min 55 sec ago

A Pennsylvania State Police Trooper stands guard in front of the Blooming Grove State Police barracks after suspected killer Eric Frein was captured and taken into custody at the barracks early Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Blooming Grove Township, Pennsylvania. (AP Photo / The Scranton Times-Tribune, Butch Comegys)CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Trick-or-treating is back on in a northeastern Pennsylvania town that spent the last seven weeks gripped by a massive manhunt for the suspect in the killing of state trooper.

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AP NewsAlert

Yahoo News - 37 min 24 sec ago
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine asks court to restrict movements of nurse who defied voluntary Ebola quarantine .
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Marine's lawyers seek new judge in war crime case

Yahoo News - 44 min 28 sec ago
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys for a Marine being retried on a murder charge in a major Iraq war crime case have asked a judge to remove himself, saying he's incapable of being impartial and objective.
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Suspected cop killer Eric Frein arraigned in Pike County court

Yahoo News - 45 min 45 sec ago

 Eric Frein confessed to killing Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson31-year-old Eric Frein entered no plea Friday morning at a preliminary arraignment in Pike County, Pennsylvania.

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UK Treasury chief set to pay off World War I bonds

Yahoo News - 1 hour 25 min ago
LONDON (AP) — Britain is repaying some of the 2 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) it still owes investors who helped finance World War I.
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North Korean Ebola policies hit tourism businesses

Yahoo News - 1 hour 41 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — North Korea's quarantine of foreigners to prevent Ebola has not disrupted business with the nation's largest trading partner, Chinese businesspeople say, although a tourist ban has hurt travel agencies that run tours to the reclusive country.
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6th person charged in connection to sex assault

Yahoo News - 1 hour 46 min ago
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in western Kentucky say they've charged a sixth person — a 15-year-old girl — in connection to a sexual assault on a 15-year-old boy.
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Russia central bank in surprisingly big rate hike

Yahoo News - 1 hour 52 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's central bank on Friday raised its main interest rate more than anticipated in its latest attempt to shore up the plummeting national currency.
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Daimler takes 25 pct stake in Italy's MV Augusta

Yahoo News - 1 hour 53 min ago
BERLIN (AP) — Daimler says it is taking a 25-percent stake in Italian motorcycle maker MV Augusta for an undisclosed amount.
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Global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japan

Yahoo News - 1 hour 54 min ago

A man walks past an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Japan's Nikkei 225 stock average surged 5 percent and the yen slid against the dollar after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost a flagging economic recovery. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)LONDON (AP) — Global stocks spiked sharply higher Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced a fresh stimulus to boost the country's flagging economy.

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Pirate Bay founder jailed for hacking Danish data

Yahoo News - 2 hours 16 min ago
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court has sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3½ years in prison after he was found guilty of hacking into a private company handling sensitive information for Danish authorities.
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UN: Growing number of foreigners in terror groups

Yahoo News - 2 hours 24 min ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge from foreigners traveling to fight in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone.
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Hungary suspends Internet tax after huge protests

Yahoo News - 3 hours 29 sec ago

 "Unity, freedom!" (AP Photo/MTI, Janos Marjai)BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Following large-scale protests, Hungary's prime minister said Friday that the government would suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year.

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Multi-vehicle crash slows traffic on Route 55 in Franklin Township

Yahoo News - 3 hours 7 min ago

Multi-vehicle crash slows traffic on Route 55 in Franklin TownshipA multi-vehicle crash caused delays on Route 55 in Franklin Township, NJ early Friday.

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Today in Politics

Nj News - 3 hours 27 min ago
Democrats still have a chance to hold the Senate, but it won’t be easy.
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Parachutist rescued from Missouri television tower

Yahoo News - 3 hours 38 min ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a parachutist who became stuck on the wires of a broadcast tower about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours.
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Bear in fatal NJ attack was acting 'predatory'

Yahoo News - 4 hours 10 min ago
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the first known fatal bear attack in New Jersey was unprovoked and the bear was acting in a "predatory" manner.
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