MSNBC - United States

Wednesday’s Top 7 News Stories

From the recovery of an NBC News freelancer who contracted Ebola to new airport rules for West African travelers, see the stories we’re following.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:30 am

Nazi U-Boat Wreck Found Off North Carolina

The wreck of a Nazi submarine U-boat sunk in World War II has been found off the coast of North Carolina.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:14 am

Jeffrey Fowle Returns to U.S. After Being Freed by North Korea

Jeffrey Fowle is greeted after touching down at Wright-Patterson air force base, Ohio

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:12 am

Ebola Check for Passenger Who Lands in U.S. With Fever

Hospital workers have isolated a sick Liberian passenger who landed at Newark Liberty Airport having arrived from Africa via Brussels.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 10:42 am

Ebola Czar’s First Day: Meeting White House Teams

Ron Klain will meet with President Barack Obama and top aides in the Oval Office on Wednesday, his first day as the new “Ebola czar.”

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 10:38 am

Nor’easter Slams East Coast With Heavy Rain, High Winds

Heavy rain and strong winds were set for coastal New Jersey and much of New England Wednesday and into Thursday, forecasters warned, with some gusts of up to 50 mph.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 10:31 am

John Kerry: ‘Everyone can do More to Tackle Foreign Fighters’

Speaking in Berlin, Secretary of State said the case of three U.S. girls returned from Germany is example of increased vigilance.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 9:59 am

Star Tribune - United States

Tropical depression headed for Mexican state of Campeche; likely to become tropical storm

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 12:05 pm

J&J to spend up to $200 million in push to speed up potential Ebola vaccine development

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:45 am

New York school fires varsity football coach 2 days after game was halted because of brawl

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:30 am

Lawyers for Myanmar workers say they have retracted confessions to killing 2 British tourists

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:00 am

Spain court accepts German firm’s appeal of compensation ruling in thalidomide case

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 10:40 am

St. Paul mom feared for daughter found slain in Indiana

When the daughter didn’t show up for her 2-year-old son’s birthday, Gloria Cullom knew “somebody did something to my child. I knew something had happened.”

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 10:40 am

Minnesota law enforcement leaders say youth programs can keep juveniles out of trouble

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 9:05 am

US News and World Report - United States

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France 24 - France

No longer untouchable? French presidents may lose immunity

The French parliament voted Tuesday in favour of a draft law that could, for the first time, make it possible to impeach the president, ending the complete immunity from legal wrongdoing currently afforded to French heads of state while in office.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:05 am

S. Korea takes down disputed border ‘Christmas tree’

South Korea has demolished a “Christmas tree” border tower that has long angered its northern neighbour, though denying the move was aimed at appeasing the North.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 9:59 am

French team probes Total boss’s deadly Moscow crash

French investigators have arrived in Moscow following the death of Christophe de Margerie, head of French oil giant Total, in an airport runway crash on Monday night. They will be following a number of lines of enquiry.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 8:39 am

The Examiner - United States

Tabletop games on the rise in Summer 2014

A series of positive indicators that the tabletop gaming market is alive and well were released today, including ICv2's quarterly update and Hasbro's earning third quarter earnings results. Although not quite as strong as 2013…

Brian Goldner, Hasbro President & CEO

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:10 am

Pre-holiday deal: Target offers free shipping on everything, no minimum

Free shipping on everything you buy on Yes, please. Weeks before the Black Friday madness starts, Target is stepping up their game and offering customers free shipping on everything they sell online with no minimum purchase required…

Target holiday deals

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:01 am

We must exercise our expectancy

A Daily Word from the Word for Wednesday, October 22, 2014“Therefore I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.” – Micah 7:7 God wants…

Look and wait upon the Lord

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:01 am

An infuriating issue headlines this week’s ‘Law & Order: SVU’

“Multiple People Allegedly Given Date-Rape Drugs At UC Berkeley Fraternity”“85 Colleges Are Now Under Federal Investigation For Sexual Assault Cases”“Fewer Than One-Third Of Campus Sexual Assault Cases Result In…

"Law & Order: SVU" airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on NBC.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 11:01 am

Carving pumpkins and planning for Halloween

Halloween planning is in full gear in homes across the country. Costumes, treats, pumpkins and Halloween night plans are high on the October to-do list. Are you ready for Halloween?Find last minute costume needs at Halloween City&nbsp…

Carving pumpkins and planning for Halloween

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 10:39 am

Interview: Andre Drummond is ready for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond is on the verge of becoming a star in the NBA. After a successful sophomore season that was capped off by a gold medal win during the FIBA World Cup, Drummond is being…

Andre Drummond talks Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 9:48 am

Halloween 2014: A guide to Halloween/horror-themed programming on movie networks

In the spirit of Halloween (which takes place every year on Oct. 31), several U.S. movie networks are offering Halloween/horror-themed programming.Here's a select list of what people can see on these networks in 2014…


Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 9:42 am

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