Google exec makes record-breaking, 26-mile parachute jumpSFGateROSWELL, N.M. — A prominent computer scientist at Google parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere on Friday, falling faster than the speed of sound and breaking the world altitude record set just two years ago. The jump was made by …Google’s Alan Eustace Breaks Felix Baumgartner’s Skydiving Record for Highest …The Weather ChannelGoogle Techie broke the world record with a 26-mile parachute jumpCapital OTCSkydive from edge of...

Chris Moyles struggles to pick up viewers with new YouTube showDaily MailWith countless unknowns becoming overnight celebrities on YouTube, it seemed almost guaranteed that one of Britain’s most successful radio DJs could also see success on the forum. But former Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles, 40, is learning the hard way that … …read more From:: YouTube News By Google News ...

‘Ouija,’ ‘John Wick,’ Lead Top Five Friday, Bill Murray Graces ‘St. Vincent …Deadline.comjaeden-lieberher-in-st.-vincent-movie-7 St. Vincent, which had the best exit polls of the bunch with an A- CinemaScore, may end up in the No. 6 spot this weekend as it goes wide. The three-day cume for this wonderfully directed film by Ted Melfi and …Ouija Scares Up Box Office Win On Opening Weekend: EstimatesGossip CopForecast: ‘Ouija’ Set to Spook ‘John Wick’ This WeekendBox...

Nightengale: Royals relievers have club halfway to titleUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO – They call themselves HDH. It’s the Kansas City-based baseball firm of Herrera, Davis and Holland. They are relievers, but in truth, they will snuff the life out of any batter. And now, the firm just added another partner, Brandon Finnegan, the …World Series 2014: Kansas City Royals Beat San Francisco Giants in Game 3New York TimesRoyals edge Giants in Game 3 to take lead …Washington TimesA toast to Ned Yost: Royals manager paints...

Ebola crisis rekindles concerns about secret research in Russian military labsWashington PostThe 1996 incident might have been forgotten except for the pathogen involved — a highly lethal strain of Ebola virus — and where the incident occurred: inside a restricted Russian military lab that was once part of the Soviet Union’s biological …and more …read more From:: Ebola Virus News On Google News ...

New York, New Jersey order Ebola quarantinesFox NewsBoth New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday they are ordering a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in the ravaged countries of West Africa. The move …Woman Quarantined In Newark Shows No Signs Of EbolaHuffington PostWoman quarantined in NJ over Ebola fears gets preliminary test resultCBS NewsEbola medical worker quarantined in New Jersey tests negative for virusReutersSFGate...

Iowa residents praise Chris Christie for Sandy when talking possible 2016 …The Star-LedgerChris Christie, a Republican mulling a 2016 presidential campaign who will visit Iowa today for the third time in recent months to support local GOP candidates. But if she does, the governor might enjoy the conversation. “I like Chris Christie,” she said. …read more From:: Chris Christie News From Google News ...

College Football Playoff rankings Primer for Tuesdays unveilingFOXSports.comThe first College Football Playoff rankings will be released Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. ET, ushering in a new era of big-time college football. But just how does this process work, and what will we see going forward? Here’s a bullet-point reference …College football kickoff: One-loss squads take center stage, Top 25 buzz …The Plain Dealer – cleveland.comCollege Football Playoff paying off already with regular-season revivalCBSSports.comRoundtable:...

Facebook Rooms: 5 Privacy FactsInformationWeek“Forums, message boards, and chatrooms were meeting places for people who didn’t necessarily share geographies or social connections, but had something in common,” said Facebook product manager Josh Miller in the announcement. “Places where …Facebook launches Rooms app for anonymous group chatsTrustedReviewsFacebook wants to bring back the chatroomKRDOFacebook Launches Rooms for iOS, an Anonymous Chatroom AppDigital TrendsWCAIall 17 news articles …read...

College Football Rankings 2014: Final NCAA Overview of Week 9 StandingsBleacher ReportRemember in school when you had one last cram session with some cliff notes the morning of the test? That is what we are doing here with the Top 25 polls in college football. There is a full slate of games on tap for Week 9, so make sure you know where … …read more From:: College Football News By Google News ...

World Series 2014: Kansas City Royals Beat San Francisco Giants in Game 3New York TimesFollowing their now-familiar formula, the Royals beat the San Francisco Giants, 3-2, on Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series to seize control with a two-games-to-one lead. Their starter, Jeremy Guthrie, outpitched the veteran Tim Hudson. Alex …KC Royals vs. SF Giants: Keys for Each Team to Win World Series Game 4Bleacher ReportGiants‘ bullpen blinks first in Game 3MLB.comSF Giants in the World Series: Game Two Pregame FactoidsSFGate...

Listen: New York Mayor confirms Ebola caseRTE.ieElsewhere, US health officials have confirmed that American nurse Nina Pham, who had contracted Ebola, is now virus free. Ms Pham was the first person infected with Ebola in the US, having been diagnosed on 12 October. She had been in isolation at a …Ebola virus: Millions of vaccines for the epidemic will be ready by end of 2015Mirror.co.ukNew Ebola vaccine forecast sees earlier start for big trialsCIDRAPLine of volunteers for Ebola vaccine studyInsideHalton.comall 477 news articles ...

Detroit Lions NFL draft watch: How many future pros in Michigan-Michigan State …MLive.comEach Saturday morning during the college football season, we’ll highlight five NFL prospects with locally televised matchups so that you can get a first-hand look at the talent Detroit will be choosing from come draft day. Extra attention will be paid … …read more From:: NFL Draft News By Google News ...

Deadwood gaming, lodging post modest declinesRapid City JournalGaming-industry representatives said they are hopeful South Dakota voters will approve constitutional Amendment Q, on November’s ballot, which would allow Deadwood gaming halls and, by extension, tribal casinos in the state, to add roulette, keno and …New gaming opportunities head to a voteBlack Hills Pioneerall 4 news articles …read more From:: Gaming News By Google News ...

Ukraine election ‘force': Darth Vader leaves Kiev kids in tearsRTA candidate, presenting himself in the character of “Star Wars” villain Darth Vader and representing the Internet Party of Ukraine which runs for parliament, gestures in front of a crying boy during a meeting with his supporters and voters in Kiev …WATCH: Darth Vader seen campaigning on the streets of KievGlobalnews.caDarth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine pollsBelleville News Democratall 105 news articles …read more From:: Kiev...

Super Bowl impact game of Week 8: Philadelphia Eagles at Arizona Cardinalsazcentral.comEvery week is important in the NFL, and azcentral sports NFL writer Bob McManaman takes a look at a signature game that could alter the matchups in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on Feb. 1: Eagles at Cardinals. This one feels like a …Arizona Cardinals news 10/25: Previewing the EaglesRevenge of the BirdsSemi-coherent Philadelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals previewSection 215all 328 news articles …read more From::...

Antioch Farms Chicken Kiev Recalled in Salmonella OutbreakFood Poisoning BulletinChicken-Kiev-Salmonella More than 14 tons of Antioch Farms Chicken Kiev is being recalled by its Illinois manufacturer as part of a federal regulatory investigation of a Minnesota Salmonella outbreak linked to the frozen, ready-to-cook product. The …Minnesota: 6 salmonella cases linked to A La Kiev raw stuffed chicken breastOutbreak News TodayChicken in Minnesota Outbreak Recalled for Salmonella ContaminationFood Safety Newsall 40 news articles ...

YouTube, Beware: Election-spending regulator sets sights on political Internet …Fox NewsBut the group maintained that since they were only run on YouTube, they were exempt. The case ended in a split, 3-3 decision at the FEC and was dismissed. But the vote itself aired a striking divide: despite a decision clearing the organization by the …YOUTUBE, BEWARE FEC looking to regulate political Internet videosBayoubuzzall 11 news articles …read more From:: YouTube News By Google News ...

With Stunts and Vigilante Escapades, a Populist Gains Ground in UkraineNew York TimesROMNY, Ukraine — AS a lawmaker, Oleh Lyashko has the knack for self-promotion of a radio shock jock. He has dumped a truckload of potatoes outside the prime minister’s office in support of Ukrainian farmers, tried to bring a cow into Parliament for a …Campaigning Ends Ahead Of Key Ukraine ElectionRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyall 3 news articles …read more From:: Ukraine News From Google News ...

A Gamble: Shinnecock Tribe Closes Its Gaming Authority OfficeDan’s PapersWhile disbanding the Gaming Authority, the tribe also voted to create an ordinance that would regulate shops selling cigarettes on the reservation and collect fees from them. I venture to say that if, through all this, the Shinnecock Nation had …San Diego tribes keep close eye on Prop. 48U-T San DiegoOutcome of Proposition 48 may have no bearing on North Fork casino projectFresno Beeall 9 news articles …read more From:: Gaming News By...

Cal-Oregon Postgame QuotesCal Athletics“I told the guys after the game that I was really proud of how hard they played. I thought they played really, really hard. We had a bunch of guys that were a little beat up physically that were able to come back and compete hard for us. We just made …and more …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

Spanish cuisine heats up at Oakland’s ShakewellSFGateThe restaurant has an authentic, organic feel, although you know you’re in the Bay Area when the kitchen closes at 10 p.m., about the time most people think about dining in Barcelona and Madrid. That’s a cultural difference we’ll have to work on. …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

Loss of Chara a big blow for BruinsPress HeraldAlready without defenseman Kevan Miller, the Bruins lost 3-2 on Thursday night to fall below .500 for the season and into a four-way tie for fifth place in the NHL’s Eastern Conference. But coach Claude Julien pointed to the third period of the game …and more …read more From:: Game Developers Conference News By Google News ...

Honolulu restoring power to damaged sewage plantHonolulu Star-AdvertiserHonolulu is restoring power to a major sewage treatment plant that was overwhelmed by storm water and sludge during Hurricane Ana. The city said Wednesday crews installed new motors at Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant that are allowing rotating …and more …read more From:: Honolulu News By Google News ...

Honolulu chef chosen for global collaborationHonolulu Star-AdvertiserChristopher Kajioka, former executive chef at Vintage Cave, will partner with Michelin-starred, Waldorf Astoria Master Chef Pierre Gagnaire in a new, global culinary program. Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts’ new Taste of Waldorf Astoria program is a …and more …read more From:: Honolulu News By Google News ...

Photos: Oregon Ducks outscore California Golden Bears 59-41Oregon Daily EmeraldOregon Ducks tight end Pharaoh Brown (85) catches the ball in the end zone for a touchdown during the fourth quarter. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the California Golden Bears at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California on October 24, 2014. (Taylor … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

Las Vegas downs Silverado for third straight winLas Vegas Sun“We are finding our identity,” Las Vegas coach James Thurman said. “Hopefully we are peaking at the right time.” Las Vegas hosts Liberty next week in the regular season finale. A Las Vegas victory would not only give the Wildcats the league title, it …and more …read more From:: Las Vegas News By Google News ...

Warriors Waive Craft, Kapono, Kilpatrick, Mcadoo and WattWarriors.comThe Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight’s preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets.Warriors vs. Nuggets preview: It’s Steph Curry Bobblehead NightGolden State of MindWarriors lock in lineup after final tuneupSFBayJustin Holiday claims final spot on Warriors‘ rosterBlue Man HoopSan Jose...

Would You Rather Tip, Or Pay A Flat Fee?SFistAs the Chron reports, Berkeley “gathering place” Comal, Oakland restaurants Camino and Duende, and SF destinations Bar Agricole and Trou Normand say that in the next few weeks, they’ll just start adding a 20% to every bill, regardless of party size … …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

Hong Kong protest leaders to hold street voteAljazeera.comHong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as their street campaign pushing for free elections for the Chinese-controlled city enters its fifth week. With crowds likely to swell at the …Hong Kong Readies for Protester VoteWall Street JournalHong Kong protesters plan spot referendum over government talksThe GuardianHong Kong’s Umbrellas are “Made in USA”Center for Research on GlobalizationQuartz -Telegraph.co.uk...

Bumgarner in Game 4? Bochy says it’s possibleSFGate (blog)I’m skeptical for a lot of reasons, but manager Bruce Bochy said in the interview room today that he and the staff have talked about starting Madison Bumgarner on three days’ rest in Game 4, instead of Ryan Vogelsong, if the Giants lose Game 3 tonight.Bochy sticks to plan: Vogelsong in Game 4MLB.comVogelsong ready for Game 4 start for GiantsSan Francisco ExaminerRoyals-Giants PreviewCBSSports.comMinneapolis Star Tribuneall 121 news articles …read...

Oakland beats Riverdale for second straight yearThe Daily News JournalOakland’s Tyler Black jumps on teammate JaCoby Stevens to celebrate after Stevens recovered a fumble and ran the ball in for a touchodown in the fourth quarter of the game against Riverdale at Oakland on Friday Oct. 24, 2014. (Photo: HELEN COMER/DNJ).Oakland capitalizes on Riverdale turnovers, wins 42-20USA TODAY High School SportsOakland Wins Battle of the ‘Boro 42-20Wgnsradioall 6 news articles …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google...

Some Bay Area Restaurants To Begin Adding Flat 20 Percent Surcharge Instead …CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A handful of Bay Area restaurants will begin adding a service charge to the price of meals in lieu of tips, according to a published report. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that five restaurants – Comal in Berkeley …and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

With Nash out for all of 2014-15, two-time MVP’s contract continues to cost LakersESPNNeither LeBron James nor Carmelo Anthony was going to come to Los Angeles for an empty roster if the Lakers had cut Kobe loose. If nothing else, Kobe’s presence assures the Lakers will remain relevant in the NBA discussions, even if they’re not a part …Lakers Move On With Without Steve NashCBS LocalPredicting the Los Angeles Lakers’ Final 2014-15 RosterRantSportsLos Angeles Lakers: Nash Announcement Opens Door For Jeremy...

Golden State Warriors beat Denver Nuggets as Klay Thompson has another big …San Jose Mercury NewsWith the Warriors clinging to a two-point lead in the fourth quarter, Thompson executed a spin move and reverse layup give his team a cushion. He later drained his fourth 3-pointer of the game, capping off a 7-0 run that pushed the lead to nine with 3 …Warriors vs. Nuggets final score: Golden State Dominates With Excellent …Golden State of MindWarriors Take Care of Business in Preseason FinaleWarriors.comThompson scores...