Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:53:31 GMT

New York Times

Kevin McCarthy Drops Out of House Speaker Race, Creating GOP Chaos
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Representative Kevin McCarthy on Thursday abruptly took himself out of the race to succeed John A. Boehner as House speaker, apparently undone by the same forces that drove Mr. Boehner to resign. Mr. McCarthy announced his ...
Kevin McCarthy drops out of House speaker raceCNN
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The House GOP's historic implosionPolitico
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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:19:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times

France train attack hero Spencer Stone stabbed on Sacramento street
Los Angeles Times
Spencer Stone, one of three Americans hailed as heroes for stopping a suspected terror attack on a Paris-bound train August, was stabbed early Thursday in Sacramento. Christine Mai-Duc, Chris Megerian and Paige St. JohnContact Reporters. Spencer ...
Train hero Spencer Stone stabbed in SacramentoCNN
Spencer Stone, hero in French train attack, reportedly in stable condition ...Fox News
Airman Spencer Stone, who helped stop French train attack, stabbed repeatedlyWashington Post
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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:26:02 GMT

The New Yorker

Ben Carson defends his Oregon gunman comments
Washington (CNN) Ben Carson defended on CNN Thursday his controversial comments that he'd rather go down fighting if he were facing a gunman similar to the Oregon college shooting. "To me that doesn't sound like a very controversial thing, but when ...
Ben Carson Suggests Holocaust Would Have Been Less Likely if Jews Were ArmedABC News
Ben Carson: “Sacrifice” Of Those In Oregon May “Trigger An Appropriate ...BuzzFeed News
Ben Carson says he was held at gunpoint in a Baltimore PopeyesNew York Daily News
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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:48:45 GMT

Washington Post

The Latest: Chicago Public Schools mum on indictment
Washington Post
CHICAGO — The latest on the indictment of former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett, following a federal investigation into a $20 million no-bid contract (all times local): 3:55 p.m.. Officials with Chicago Public Schools have declined to ...
Charges come at rocky time for CPSChicago Sun-Times
Former Chicago Schools Chief to Plead Guilty in Kickback Scheme, Lawyer SaysWall Street Journal
Former Chicago Public Schools chief to plead guilty to bribery schemeChicago Tribune

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:22:15 GMT


Superstar chef Paul Prudhomme dies at 75
NEW ORLEANS -- Paul Prudhomme, the internationally known superstar chef and restaurateur whose fresh approach to Cajun and Creole cuisine set off a cooking craze in the 1980s and helped him build a food business empire, died Thursday. He was 75.
Internationally known chef Paul Prudhomme dies at age 75NOLA.com
Paul Prudhomme: Cajun spices and a love of local ingredientsChron.com
Legendary chef Paul Prudhomme dies at 75Fox News
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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:31:20 GMT


Syria's war: Everything you need to know about how we got here
Pro-government protesters hold pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his late father, Hafez al-Assad, during a rally in Damascus, Syria, on March 18, 2011. Bashar al-Assad has ruled Syria since 2000, when his father passed away following 30 ...
Four Syria-Bound Russian Missiles Crashed in Iran, US Officials SayNew York Times
Putin faces blowback from Syria interventionPolitico
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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:48:33 GMT


Vin Scully to miss postseason after undergoing medical procedure
The Dodgers announced this afternoon that legendary broadcaster Vin Scully underwent a “recommended medical procedure” this morning and will miss the the postseason. The good news is that he's said to be “resting comfortably.” Scully, who turns 88 next ...
Dodgers' Scully won't call postseason following medical procedureCBSSports.com
Iconic broadcaster Vin Scully out for postseason following medical procedureYahoo Sports (blog)
Vin Scully will miss Dodgers' postseason after medical procedureSports Illustrated
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Google Buys The Entire Alphabet

October 8th 2015 9:56PM
On Oct. 7, the company bought the domain name abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com for reasons that were not publicly stated. The sale was private, ...

Google Bought Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com, So Here Are 5 Other Absurdly Long Domain ...

October 8th 2015 9:11PM
I sincerely hope that whoever was silly enough to register the 26-letter domain name made a nice chunk of change off the sale; they definitely earned it ...

County and Aurora mediation continues; court hearing postponed

October 8th 2015 9:00PM
Aurora has owned the centers' operation since then, but the sale of the ... to Aurora's complaint in court that the public use in this eminent domain case ...