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- Medtronic co-founder Earl Bakken passes away
Medtronic Plc's co-founder Earl Bakken has passed away at the age of 94, the medical device maker said on Sunday.
Reuters. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:14:11 -0400.
- Genetic Genealogy, Off the Rails, Fly Like an Eagle
Inside the genetic genealogy being used to solve crimes; then, why has the New York City subway gone off the rails?; and, how an Oklahoma woman learned to fly like an eagle in Mongolia.
CBS News. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 03:02:45 +0000.
- Mental stress mounts in Florida after devastating Hurricane Michael
Health officials say they're seeing signs of mental problems in residents more than a week after the storm as long-term recovery could take years
CBS News. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 03:02:09 +0000.
- Oil edges up on looming Iran sanctions, but U.S.-China trade war caps gains
Oil prices edged up on Monday, as markets were expected to tighten once U.S. sanctions against Iran's crude exports are implemented next month.
Reuters. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:59:22 -0400.
- Oil holds steady as rising US rig count offsets Iran sanctions worries
Oil prices firmed on Monday on the back of supply worries ahead of the start of U.S. sanctions on Iranian crude exports.
CNBC. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 02:28 GMT.
- Richard Parsons Steps Down From CBS Board
CBS interim chairman Richard Parsons is resigning because of health issues. New board member Strauss Zelnick will succeed him.
Wall Street Journal. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:23:35 EDT.
- Warren took DNA test to help rebuild "trust in government"
NEW YORK (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. ...
Verena Dobnik. Washington Times. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:01 -0400.
- Ragged, growing caravan of migrants resumes march toward US
A growing caravan of Honduran migrants is streaming through southern Mexico heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border
ABC News. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:06:28 -0400.
- Migrant Caravan Continues North, Defying Mexico and U.S.
Thousands of undocumented migrants defied orders by the Mexican authorities to register. They are part of a larger group that traveled from Honduras.
Maya Averbuch and Kirk Semple. New York Times. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:03:44 GMT.
- US general shot in Taliban attack in Afghanistan, Pentagon confirms
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley was shot in a Taliban attack that killed two Afghan leaders in Kandahar province last week, the Pentagon has confirmed.
Frank Miles. Fox News. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:51:03 GMT.
- Bull Market's Latest Hurdle: Slowing Sales Growth
Firms from BlackRock to IBM report disappointing quarterly sales, citing such factors as cautious customers, rising costs and a stronger dollar.
Wall Street Journal. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 20:49:00 EDT.
- Migrant caravan pushes into Mexico
The combined efforts of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and the U.S. ...
Stephen Dinan. Washington Times. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 20:43:14 -0400.
- Republicans Hold Cash Edge Heading Into Final Stretch of the Midterms
Democrats have raised more money. But Republicans had more left in the bank, and they are using it on ads that try to nationalize the race.
Kenneth P. Vogel and Rachel Shorey. New York Times. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:23:06 GMT.
- Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.
Newsmax. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 20:22:17 EDT.
- Gorbachev calls Trump's withdrawal from arms treaty 'a mistake'
Mikhail Gorbachev, the former leader of the Soviet Union, urged President Trump not to pull the U.S. out of a landmark arms control treaty, The Telegraph newspaper ...
Morgan Gstalter. The Hill. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:18:25 +0000.
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