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GOP Takeover Panic: Why the left fears ‘insane’ Republicans running the Senate

Fox News - October 24, 2014 - 5:00am
For the GOP to control both houses of Congress for the last two years of the Obama presidency would indeed be kind of a big deal, but not as earth-shattering as some prognosticators believe.
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EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

BBC News - October 24, 2014 - 4:59am
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
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Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border

BBC News - October 24, 2014 - 4:58am
Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.
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Quetta mourns attacks on Shias

BBC News - October 24, 2014 - 4:04am
Markets are shut and lawyers are on strike after a day of violence across the Pakistani city of Quetta, which left at least 13 dead.
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VIDEO: WW1: The Famine of Mount Lebanon

BBC News - October 24, 2014 - 3:05am
As a proportion of the total population, more people died in Greater Syria than anywhere else in the world during the First World War. In Mount Lebanon a third of the population died of famine and disease.
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US firm fine for underpaying Indians

BBC News - October 24, 2014 - 2:45am
US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.
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China's property prices decline

BBC News - October 24, 2014 - 2:26am
China's property prices fall 1.3% in September, marking the first year-on-year fall in the sector.
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Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies

Fox News - October 24, 2014 - 2:00am
Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.
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Governor quits over Mexico missing

BBC News - October 24, 2014 - 12:49am
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.
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Qantas back on track to profit

BBC News - October 24, 2014 - 12:28am
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.
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China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 11:44pm
Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.
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Video of Ottawa attack released

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 11:01pm
Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.
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US command of S Korea troops to stay

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 10:56pm
The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.
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Dem. Sen Shaheen, GOP candidate Brown spar over Ebola, ISIS in NH debate

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 10:36pm
Polls show a tight contest, and the race is among those expected to determine control of the Senate.
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Obama administration to transfer Afghan detainee to US

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 10:25pm
The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in Virginia, U.S. officials said Thursday.
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Sen. Paul lays out foreign policy vision in New York speech

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 10:11pm
The libertarian-leaning Republican is eyeing a 2016 presidential bid despite skepticism from GOP leaders over his worldview. Paul on Thursday described military action as necessary under certain conditions.
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Asian shares up on US earnings

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 10:10pm
Asian shares move up on Friday, taking their lead from the US where markets closed higher after strong company results boosted investor sentiment.
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Stoddard: Obama's campaigning for Dem candidates may only hurt them

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 9:47pm
Obama has been stumping for Democratic candidates in tough election races, but several Democrats have been steadily distancing themselves from the president because of his unpopularity in polls. 
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Michelle Obama apparently mixes up Colorado Senate candidates at campaign event

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 9:38pm
Obama spoke in Denver Thursday as part of a campaign event for Udall, who is engaged in a heated battle with his Republican opponent Rep. Cory Gardner.
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White House fence jumper has 'mental health' issues, dad says

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 9:28pm
The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father said.
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