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at 16:28 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Witness: Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket explodes in test flight; 1 dead, officials say

MOJAVE, Calif. - A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another while scattering wreckage in Southern California's Mojave Desert, witnesses and officials said.

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at 16:22 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Judge rejects Maine's attempt to restrict movements of nurse who defied Ebola quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine - A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola.

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at 16:21 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Intruder dressed as Grim Reaper attacks woman in her San Diego County home

VISTA, Calif. - A San Diego County woman has been attacked and stabbed in her home by an intruder dressed as the Grim Reaper on Halloween.

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at 16:19 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Liberia opens large Ebola centre; president recalls those who died without getting help

MONROVIA, Liberia - Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centres in Monrovia on Friday amid hopes that the disease is finally on the decline in this West African country.

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at 16:09 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Dow, S&P 500 are back at record highs as the stock market closes out a seesaw month

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Major U.S. stock indexes are back at record highs after a turbulent month.

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at 15:42 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool: How a nameless cat achieved global fame

TOKYO - When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of "cute-cool." That is, Hello Kitty.

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31.10.2014

Witness: Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket explodes in test flight; 1 dead, officials say

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31.10.2014

Judge rejects Maine's attempt to restrict movements of nurse who defied Ebola quarantine

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31.10.2014

Intruder dressed as Grim Reaper attacks woman in her San Diego County home

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31.10.2014

Liberia opens large Ebola centre; president recalls those who died without getting help

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