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Moody's raises Egypt's outlook to stable

CAIRO (AP) — Moody's Investor Services said Egypt's political and security situation has stabilized, raising the country's outlook from negative to stable.

IBM profit plunges on disposal of chip unit, poor sales

New York (AFP) - Shares of IBM plummeted Monday after earnings collapsed on a $4.7 billion charge and weak sales raised questions about the technology giant's efforts to remake itself.

Climate talks told to ease rifts as heat busts record

Paris (AFP) - Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for the month of September.

Boston bomb case judge wants 1,000 juror summonses

BOSTON (AP) — At least 1,000 people will be summoned and asked to fill out questionnaires for the jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a federal judge said Monday.

Monica Lewinsky gives speech, joins Twitter

New York (AFP) - Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose affair with Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, returned to public life on Monday, giving her first speech in 13 years and joining Twitter.

Yemen: Suicide bomber kills 10 Houthi rebels

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide car bomb on Monday targeted a house used by Shiite Houthi rebels in a town south of Sanaa, killing at least 10 and injuring 15, security officials said, in an attack that bore all the hallmarks of al-Qaida.

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Hannah Graham case is a death probe

Sgt. Dale Terry of the Chesterfield Sheriff's Department and his small search team were finishing up for the day when they made the discovery.

Ebola fears put bridal shop in chaos

For Anna Younker, owning a bridal shop means serving customers who are planning one of the happiest days of their lives. It's a job she loves.

Comet has near-miss with Mars

The comet Siding Spring whizzed within 87,000 miles of Mars on Sunday -- close enough to the Red Planet that the fleet of spacecraft orbiting Mars "ducked" for cover.

He never gave up on missing girls

Six months after more than 200 schoolgirls vanished into the night in Chibok, Nigeria, the #BringBackOurGirls campaign has faded.

Worry about flu, not Ebola, health care workers say

The threat of Ebola is very real in West Africa, but the paranoia about it in the U.S. is unreal.

She uses horses to motivate at-risk kids

Fred Wright may have grown up on Garden Street, but his early childhood was far from rosy.

Hints of hope in fight to stop Ebola

Nigeria and Senegal are Ebola-free. A Spanish nurse's aide has beaten Ebola. And Dallas has cleared dozens from Ebola monitoring.

Sweden hunts for mystery sub

There are fears of Russians and it is October, but it is not a Tom Clancy novel. It is a case of international naval intrigue off the Swedish coast that brings back memories of the Cold War.

ISIS reveals its strategy

ISIS is looking to take over a good chunk of the Middle East -- if not the entire Muslim world, write Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider.

Democrats' midterm nightmare

Cornell Belcher says Democrats' worst enemy is themselves -- if they don't turn out in the midterms, they will lose big

ESPN Sports News

Manning takes leave from playoff committee

Due to health reasons, Archie Manning is stepping down from the College Football Playoff Committee that will determine the four finalists for the 2014 national championship.

'Royals' hush: S.F. radio stations ban hit song

The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

Bears' Long: Wrong to cast blame on fans

Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long criticized fans at Soldier Field for booing Sunday as the team trotted into the locker room down 14-0 to the Miami Dolphins, but on Monday admitted "it was wrong for me to point fingers at the fans."

Kings' Voynov charged with domestic violence

Slava Voynov was arrested Monday morning on domestic violence charges and has been suspended indefinitely from the Los Angeles Kings pending a formal investigation by the NHL.

Trick play, TD return help Rams stun Seattle

Punter Johnny Hekker's pass from the St. Louis 18 caught the Seattle Seahawks by surprise for the last of three big plays by Rams special teams in a 28-26 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions on Sunday.

Peyton's plan: Game of keep-away his idea

The Broncos' game of keep-away with Peyton Manning was planned ahead of the quarterback's record-setting TD pass.

Source: Marshall calls out Cutler after loss

Yelling could be heard from outside the double doors of the Bears' locker room after Sunday's loss, and a source said receiver Brandon Marshall called out quarterback Jay Cutler.

Bills RB Jackson (groin) might miss a month

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson could miss up to a month after suffering a groin injury in Sunday's 17-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
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