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Virgin Galactic spaceship has in-flight problem Virgin Galactic Spaceship Has In-flight Problem

The city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said. The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said Friday.

The majority of the adults asked in a poll did not know the number of calories in a pint of lager The Majority Of The Adults Asked In A Poll Did Not Know The Number Of Calories In A Pint Of Lager

Drinks companies should label their alcoholic products to show the number of calories they contain as part of a bid to tackle obesity, a health organisation has said. The majority of the 2,117 UK adults they asked in a poll this month either did not know or underestimated the number of calories in a glass of wine and a pint of lager.

Maine locked in standoff with defiant nurse over Ebola precautions as compromise efforts stall Maine Locked In Standoff With Defiant Nurse Over Ebola Precautions As Compromise Efforts Stall

State troopers and a television reporter stand across from the home where Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, is staying, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine. Hickox said Wednesday she plans to stop quarantining herself in rural Maine, signaling a potential showdown with state police monitoring her home and state officials preparing to legally enforce the quarantine.

10 Things to Know for Friday 10 Things To Know For Friday

In this April 21, 2010 file photo, Hershey's miniatures and kisses are displayed in Tampa, Fla. The cost of the ingredients in chocolate is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already warned that shoppers are going to see price hikes in 2015.

Devils on horseback Devils On Horseback

In my 20s there were writers' groups; in my 30s, exercise groups; in my 40s, book groups; and now, there are only oysters. My unofficial oyster "club" is a ragtag team consisting of a bickering unmarried couple, two divorced mothers, and a 300-pound man.

Rand Paul: The GOP's brand 'sucks' Rand Paul: The GOP's Brand 'sucks'

It might not be the term that Republican Party leaders prefer, but Sen. Rand Paul had a choice word about the GOP's brand: It "sucks." While in Michigan on Wednesday spreading his message about building a more inclusive party, Paul - as he has many times before - acknowledged that Republicans need to collectively improve their image.

Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise Not So Sweet: Chocolate Prices Are Set To Rise

30, 2007 file photo shows "Fun Size" and "Mini" candies in New York. . FILE - This July 25, 2011 file photo shows Hershey's chocolate in Overland Park, Kan.

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Garcinia Cambogia Extract One Powerful Fat Burner Supplement! Garcinia Cambogia Is a Powerful a 3-in-1 Diet Supplement - Helps Lose Weight Without Dieting or Workout Lose weight quickly with Garcinia Cambogia. Popular TV Personality Dr. Oz has suggested it for slimming down, in fact that may be how you found us! He suggests that people can lose up to four pounds per month using this method.

Wait for daughter's body ends on her 17th birthday Wait For Daughter's Body Ends On Her 17th Birthday

Hwang In-yeol and his wife waited seven years to have a child, and then she was born on Oct. 29, 1997. After a ferry disaster in April that killed her and 303 others, the couple waited again for nearly seven months to see Ji-hyeon's body.

Survey: Shrimp in US rife with murky labeling Survey: Shrimp In US Rife With Murky Labeling

NEW ORLEANS - Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says. Oceana did a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold at outlets in New York City; Washington, D.C.; Portland, Oregon; and various spots around the Gulf of Mexico.

Recipe: Spiced pear and Streamline apricot jam frangipane cake Recipe: Spiced Pear And Streamline Apricot Jam Frangipane Cake

This aromatic cake gives tea time a little lift with its sticky fruit topping and lighter sponge. Deceptively easy to make and a real centrepiece.

Veggie ribbons add up to 'noodle' salad Veggie Ribbons Add Up To 'noodle' Salad

Quotation marks on a menu can raise a red flag: When one food plays the part of another, the chef behind the creation had better be skilled or the result can seem gimmicky. Thankfully, it's the former at Thally in D.C., where chef-owner Ron Tanaka coats fall vegetables in warming spices and tart yogurt to deliver a plate of "noodles" that are anything but.

Going inside Tyler Florence's 'Test Kitchen' Going Inside Tyler Florence's 'Test Kitchen'

If you think of Tyler Florence as the cook next door, the guy you can count on for classics like burgers and onion rings, you may be surprised by his latest effort, "Tyler Florence: Inside the Test Kitchen." This time, Florence is switching things up from down home to high tech in a book that stands out from the crowd with its notebook-style binding and iPad-generated photos.

'Pumpkinsteins' are not your average pumpkin 'Pumpkinsteins' Are Not Your Average Pumpkin

They're called "pumpkinsteins," and they look a lot like the Frankenstein creature that actor Boris Karloff made famous more than 80 years ago. Dighera, who opened his Cinagro Farms eight years ago, says he was inspired after seeing cube-shaped watermelons grown in Japan.

Review: Jack's in Oakland deftly brings varied flavors, textures to seafood Review: Jack's In Oakland Deftly Brings Varied Flavors, Textures To Seafood

Let's get this out of the way: Yes, there are both a burger and a steak on the menu at Jack's Oyster Bar & Fish House in Oakland, for you picky people who may get dragged here by seafood-loving friends. There's just too much good stuff on the menu at Jack's, the newest venture from chef-owner Rick Hackett, a partner in the neighboring Bocanova restaurant.

5 strange facts about candy corn 5 Strange Facts About Candy Corn

Each kernel has three colors, about 7 calories and a lot of sugar. Many people, including comedian Lewis Black, can't stand it.

Thai court dismisses case against British activist Thai Court Dismisses Case Against British Activist

A Thai court on Wednesday dismissed the first of four criminal and civil defamation cases filed against a British human rights activist by a Thai fruit processing company accused of mistreating migrant workers. Hall's legal troubles began after the activist helped author a report last year for the Finland-based watchdog Finnwatch that detailed what it said were poor labor conditions in seafood and pineapple export companies in Thailand.

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