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Morning Must Reads: October 6

Oct 06, 2014

Hong Kong's Youth Rise Up

However the Occupy Central protests end, it is clear that Hong Kong's smart and determined young people have found their political power. In that respect, the protests are only the opening salvo in a struggle that may have reverberations for the future of China

8 Ebola Terms You Need to Know

Now that the U.S. has its first diagnosed case of Ebola, here are the terms you should know when it comes to understanding who's at risk

FBI Tracking U.S. Jihadists in Syria

The FBI knows of a dozen or so Americans fighting in Syria alongside the militant group ISIS, FBI Director James Comey said in an interview on Sunday

Hewlett-Packard Splits Off PC, Printer Businesses

The Palo Alto, California-based company is separating into one focused on its personal computer and printing business and another on technology services — like data storage, servers and software — as it aims to drive stronger profitability

Orioles Sweep Tigers to Advance to AL Championships

Nelson Cruz cracked a two-run homer to help his Baltimore Orioles hold off the Detroit Tigers 2-1, finishing up Baltimore's sweep of Detroit and sending the O's straight to the American League Championships for the first time in almost two decades

3 Win Nobel in Medicine for Discovering Brain GPS

U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian married couple May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering the "inner GPS" that helps the brain navigate through the world

Underwater Search for Missing Plane Resumes

The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 resumed on Monday in a stretch of the Indian Ocean, more than six months after it vanished. Crews will use sonar, video cameras and jet fuel sensors to scour the seabed for the jet, which vanished for reasons still unknown

Gone Girl Runs Away With the Weekend Box Office

The David Fincher–directed adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel grossed $38 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Around the world, Gone Girl, which stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, brought in an extra $24.6 million

Israeli PM: ISIS and Nuclear Iran Are 'Twin Challenges'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed support for President Barack Obama's goal of defeating ISIS but said curbing Iran's nuclear program is also a top priority. "They all want to get rid of Israel on their way to the Great Satan," he said

Obama: 'Do Not Turn Away' From Injured Veterans

President Obama somberly thanked veterans for their service during a Sunday speech at the opening of Washington, D.C.'s Americans Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial and acknowledged that the U.S. hasn't always provided enough support upon their return home

1 U.S. Airman Dies, 2 Missing After Typhoon Hits Japan

One airman died and two others were missing, and feared drowned, in Okinawa, Japan, after being swept away on Sunday by powerful waves caused by Typhoon Phanfone, the U.S Air Force and local coast-guard officials said

Brazil's Tight Presidential Election Heads for a Runoff

A second round is due after incumbent President Dilma Rousseff took the top spot in the first round but failed to get an overall majority. Rousseff is projected to win, though pro-business opponent Aécio Neves may get a late surge

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