Archives for October 2013

California: Boy’s Penalty for Killing Neo-Nazi Father – New York Times


Press-Enterprise
California: Boy's Penalty for Killing Neo-Nazi Father
New York Times
A California judge ruled Thursday that a 13-year-old boy who was 10 when he killed his neo-Nazi father will spend at least the next seven years in a state juvenile facility. Judge Jean R. Leonard said the boy could be confined until he is 23. The Riverside 
Judge weighs fate of California boy who was 10 when he killed his neo-Nazi fatherThe Republic

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Tech companies urge lawmakers to reform NSA programs – Washington Post


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Tech companies urge lawmakers to reform NSA programs
Washington Post
Facebook, Google, Apple and three other leading technology companies on Thursday called for substantial reforms to the U.S. government's surveillance programs, which have drawn new scrutiny in the aftermath of revelations by former National Security 
Tech calls for more NSA checksPolitico
Hey, NSA, Get Off of My CloudBloomberg
Tech Companies Write Congress Begging For Surveillance ReformChicago Tribune
ITworld.com -Honolulu Star-Advertiser -InternetNews.com
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Obamacare website failed in tests just before launch – CBS News


U.S. News & World Report
Obamacare website failed in tests just before launch
CBS News
(CBS News) WASHINGTON – One of the mysteries of the problems with the Obamacare website is why Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius would give the "all clear" after the system failed, repeatedly, during tests days before its debut.
All apologies: Biden, Sebelius sorry for Obamacare site debacleCNN
Not in Kansas: Sebelius hearing on Obamacare went straight to OzNBCNews.com
Contrite White House Spurns Health Law's CriticsNew York Times
Daily Beast -Washington Times -Columbus Dispatch
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Controlling Your Kids’ Candy Stash Is Bad Parenting – TIME


NPR
Controlling Your Kids' Candy Stash Is Bad Parenting
TIME
According to a 2013 consumer survey, nearly three-fourths of American parents will be controlling the consumption of their children's Halloween booty. There are various techniques, from the fixed ration — e.g., two pieces a day — to the slow trickle “as 
State issues safety reminders for children trick or treating on HalloweenThe Republic
Yonkers Trick-Or-Treaters Must Follow Halloween CurfewThe Daily Voice
A New Way To Do Halloween: Chocolate Chunks In The TrunkKUNM

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Syria meets deadline to destroy chemical production facilities – Reuters


Vancouver Sun
Syria meets deadline to destroy chemical production facilities
Reuters
By Dominic Evans. BEIRUT | Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:30am EDT. BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria has destroyed all of its declared chemical weapons production and mixing facilities, meeting a major deadline in an ambitious disarmament program, the international 
Syrian Chemical Weapons Equipment DestroyedVoice of America
Syria chemical weapons equipment destroyed, says OPCWBBC News
OPCW: Syria Destroys Chemical Arms EquipmentABC News
Haaretz -The News International -Montreal Gazette
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NSA Said to Tap Google and Yahoo Abroad – New York Times


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NSA Said to Tap Google and Yahoo Abroad
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency and its British counterpart have apparently tapped the fiber-optic cables connecting Google's and Yahoo's overseas servers and are copying vast amounts of email and other information, according to accounts 
Can Snowden revert privacy to a social norm?USA TODAY
NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden Washington Post
Google "Outraged" by NSA Spying ReportsVoice of America
BBC News -Fox News -Telegraph.co.uk
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Lackey, Victorino lead Red Sox to World Series title – Fox News


Wall Street Journal
Lackey, Victorino lead Red Sox to World Series title
Fox News
Shane Victorino's three-run double broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the third inning and John Lackey allowed one run over 6 and 2/3 innings as the Boston Red Sox wrapped up their eighth World Series title in franchise history and third in 10 seasons 
Red Sox savor title, and comfort of homeUSA TODAY
5 things you need to know about the World SeriesCNN
Farrell becomes 3rd Red Sox manager, 2nd since 1918, to win World Series title Washington Post
Boston.com -New York Times -CBS News
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Tiananmen crash: Xinjiang security tightened – BBC News


BBC News
Tiananmen crash: Xinjiang security tightened
BBC News
Security appears to have been increased in China's Xinjiang region, a day after police said they had detained five suspects over the Tiananmen crash. Security levels are raised and police are visiting "sensitive religious families", police told the BBC.
China Says Tiananmen Crash Was TerrorismWall Street Journal
Chinese Media Call for 'United Front Against Terror' Following ArrestsVoice of America
Five detained over Tian'anmen terrorist attackXinhua
Reuters -The Star Online -NBCNews.com
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University of California to spend $5 million to help undocumented students – Reuters


Vancouver Sun
University of California to spend $5 million to help undocumented students
Reuters
By Sharon Bernstein. SACRAMENTO, California | Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:37pm EDT. SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) – Undocumented immigrants admitted to the University of California will be eligible for $5 million in services under a program announced 
Napolitano: $5M to aid University of California 'dreamer' studentsUPI.com
UC President Napolitano Pledges $5M To Aid Students Living In US IllegallyCBS Local
Protesters greet UC President Napolitano at Oakland school speechKTVU San Francisco
KRNV My News 4
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Avalanche goalie Varlamov arrested in domestic violence case – The Globe and Mail

Avalanche goalie Varlamov arrested in domestic violence case
The Globe and Mail
Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov surrendered to Denver police on an arrest warrant on charges of kidnapping and third-degree assault in what authorities are calling a domestic violence incident. Police released few details about the case 

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