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Surfer fends off shark attack with fist, surfboard A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were rough and murky from a hurricane that churned passed Hawaii over the weekend. | Oct 20, 2014 11:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CDC releases new Ebola protection rules for U.S. health workers Health officials have released new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. | Oct 20, 2014 11:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. military urged to follow Canada's transgender policy The Canadian Forces allows transgender people to serve, but in the U.S., Pentagon rules prohibit transgender members. Advocates in the U.S. are pushing for an end to the ban and are pointing to Canada and other countries to show how it can work. | Oct 20, 2014 9:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
September 2014 was the hottest on record U.S. meteorologists say 2014 is on track to break the record for the hottest year on record after a monthly temperature record was broken for the fourth time in five months. | Oct 20, 2014 7:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Justin Trudeau would reverse promised Conservative income splitting Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, who is in Toronto promoting his new memoir, told CBC News in an interview Monday that a Liberal government would move to reverse the Conservatives' proposed income splitting measure should they make good on their promise to | Oct 20, 2014 4:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian soccer player dies from goal-celebration injury The Mizoram Football Association says a 23-year-old Indian soccer player has died after injuring his spine while celebrating a goal with somersaults. | Oct 20, 2014 4:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Apple profit up 20% as iPhone 6 sales soar Apple shares were soaring in after-hours trading Monday after it reported quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share, a 20 per cent increase from the year-ago quarter on strong iPhone 6 sales. | Oct 20, 2014 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Transparency and tradition - can Pope Francis have it both ways? As the 200 or so Catholic bishops who participated in the Vaticans Synod on the Family return to their homes around the world, they take with them powerful emotions, some wounded pride and deep divisions, writes David Perlich. | Oct 20, 2014 3:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NHL suspends Kings' Voynov after domestic violence arrest The NHL has suspended Los Angeles Kings defenceman Slava Voynov from all team activities indefinitely while it investigates his arrest on domestic violence charges. | Oct 20, 2014 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google changes search algorithm to thwart piracy Google, which has been blasted by Hollywood and other content owners for not doing enough to purge links to pirated material from its dominant Internet search engine, says it's taken new steps to make search results more copyright-friendly. | Oct 20, 2014 2:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend