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Fugitive in deadly Pennsylvania cop ambush in custody

cnn.com — (CNN) -- After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday. "I can confirm that we have taken Eric Frein into custody. Further information will be released at a later time.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Suspected cop killer Frein was locked in slain trooper's handcuffs after he was captured, Pa. governor says. cnn.it/1q6mtWQ

Oct 31, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Suspected cop killer Frein was locked in slain trooper's handcuffs after he was captured, Pa. governor says. cnn.it/1q6mtWQ

Oct 31, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Suspected cop killer Frein was locked in slain trooper's handcuffs after he was captured, Pa. governor says. cnn.it/1q6mtWQ

Oct 31, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Suspected cop killer Frein was locked in slain trooper's handcuffs after he was captured, Pa. governor says. cnn.it/1q6mtWQ

Oct 31, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Suspected cop killer Frein was locked in slain trooper's handcuffs after he was captured, Pa. governor says. cnn.it/1q6mtWQ

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Fugitive Eric Frein captured at airport in Pennsylvania

cnn.com — (CNN) -- A terrified Pennsylvania community heaved a sigh of relief Thursday when police arrested Eric Frein after a long manhunt, and detained him at the same barracks he allegedly ambushed. Authorities spent nearly seven weeks hunting for Frein, 31, who allegedly killed one trooper and wounded another in an ambush shooting outside a state police barracks.
Oct 31, 2014

Poconos survivalist captured, in cuffs of trooper he allegedly killed: cnn.it/1zQnP1L pic.twitter.com/rohoTSXUTq

Oct 31, 2014

Whew. After 48 days of helicopters & constant questions -- where is he? -- people in NE PA finally can relax.cnn.it/1vokIpU

Oct 31, 2014

Caught him. via Fugitive Eric Frein captured in Pennsylvania cnn.com/2014/10/31/us/…

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To be a black cat on Halloween

cnn.com — Black cats may face unusual struggles in their lives, but they sure make their families feel lucky to have them! Click through the gallery to meet some of our readers' favorites and get their tips for photographing your dark-furred feline. Bianca Phillips says that patience is key when photographing pets, such as her cat Kiki.

'Afghan' in Syria: Iranians pay us to fight for Assad

Oct 31, 2014

The man tells Syrian rebels he is an Afghan immigrant to Iran. And Iranians pay him $500 a month to fight for Assad. bit.ly/1wN4MQj

Oct 31, 2014

RT @cnni: The man tells Syrian rebels he is an Afghan immigrant to Iran. And Iranians pay him $500 a month to fight for Assad. cnn.it/1wNLmN9

Hambycast: What Iowa Democrats do on a Saturday night

cnn.com — Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) -- Centro. Alba. Zombie Burger. The dining scene in Des Moines is pretty hot these days. So why did nearly a thousand Iowans pay $100-a-pop last Saturday night to chew wilted salads and poke at dried-out chicken breast with a bunch of strangers inside a drafty conventional hall?
Oct 31, 2014

Democrats are to "City of Blinding Lights" as Republicans are to "Bawitdaba." Fresh #Hambycast via @PeterHambyCNN cnn.it/1tZnUNk

Oct 31, 2014

RT @sallykohn: Man do I love the #Hambycast — such great behind-the-scenes insights on politics from @PeterHambyCNN. Check it out! cnn.com/2014/10/31/pol…

Oct 31, 2014

Man do I love the #Hambycast — such great behind-the-scenes insights on politics from @PeterHambyCNN. Check it out! cnn.com/2014/10/31/pol…

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This convicted mayor wants a 'final rodeo'

cnn.com — Providence, Rhode Island (CNN) -- Tuesday's election in the littlest of states is causing the biggest of stirs. When President Barack Obama hits the campaign trail here Friday to lend his star power to Jorge Elorza, the first time candidate running in the city's deadlocked mayoral race, he won't be the most famous politician in the Ocean State that day.
Oct 31, 2014

Frm Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci was convicted on federal racketeering charges, now he's running for his old job cnn.com/2014/10/30/pol…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @CNNJustin: Meet "probably the most vetted candidate in America right now." He just happens to be a convicted felon. cnn.com/2014/10/30/pol…

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Iowans 'absolutely sure' Hillary Clinton is running

cnn.com — Iowa City, Iowa (CNN) -- Hillary Clinton was making her way around the Hamburg Inn on Wednesday -- a quaint, politically historic family restaurant in Iowa City -- when she got the question. From the back of the restaurant, a young man loudly asked when Clinton was going to announce she was running for president.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @danmericaCNN: Iowans aren't buy Hillary Clinton's coyness with 2016. They are "absolutely sure" she's in. My story from Iowa City: cnn.it/1DD5jX0

Oct 31, 2014

Iowans aren't buy Hillary Clinton's coyness with 2016. They are "absolutely sure" she's in. My story from Iowa City: cnn.it/1DD5jX0

Oct 31, 2014

Hillary Clinton isn't fooling Democrats in Iowa. They are 'absolutely sure' she is running. cnn.it/1DD5jX0

Antares operator used destruct system to blow up rocket

cnn.com — (CNN) -- After it became apparent there was a problem with the launch of the NASA-contracted Antares rocket, the company that operated the flight hit the destruct button, a spokesman said Thursday. The flight termination system was engaged, confirmed Barron Beneski, vice president of corporate communications at Orbital Sciences Corp., in an email.

Nurse Nina Pham to meet her beloved dog

cnn.com — (CNN) -- When Dallas nurse Nina Pham left hospital after treatment for Ebola last week, all she wanted to do was hug her dog. She'll get a chance to do that Saturday, when she's reunited with Bentley, her beloved King Charles Spaniel.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @AndreasCNN: My byline: Nurse Nina Pham's dog tests negative for Ebola, both will be reunited Saturday. cnn.it/107f9DT pic.twitter.com/DIIZhDm7OX

Oct 31, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Texas nurse Nina Pham, who was treated for Ebola, will be reunited with her dog, Bentley, who has tested negative. cnn.it/1wMWidN

Oct 31, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Texas nurse Nina Pham, who was treated for Ebola, will be reunited with her dog, Bentley, who has tested negative. cnn.it/1wMWidN

Look Who's Coming to Dinner

cnn.com — The Hambycast drops in on the Iowa Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner to see why the so-called "rubber chicken circuit" still endures.

Apple CEO comes out: "I'm proud to be gay"

outfront.blogs.cnn.com — A glass ceiling cracked Thursday as Apple chief Tim Cook became the first Fortune 1000 CEO to publicly acknowledge that he is gay. In a column in Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook writes that he had long been open about his sexual orientation, but had just not discussed it publicly until now.

Fernando Alonso: Last Chance Saloon for Formula One gunslinger?

edition.cnn.com — Austin, Texas (CNN) -- Fernando Alonso declared he has reached the "Last Chance Saloon" as Formula One rolls into the Wild West of Texas for Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix. With three races left to run this season, the 33-year-old Ferrari driver has still not announced which team he will race for in 2015.

Ferguson police chief: 'I'm going to stay'

cnn.com — Watch more from the chief's interview on "Anderson Cooper 360" at 8 p.m. ET, and "CNN Tonight" at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday. (CNN) -- Under fire, the police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, told CNN on Thursday that he has no intention of stepping down.

�Que encuentren fosas y fosas nos pone en crisis�

mexico.cnn.com — "Que encuentren fosas y fosas nos pone en crisis" Melitón Ortega, padre de un normalista desaparecido en Iguala, dijo a CNN que la PRG se enfoca en encontrar cuerpos, en lugar de buscar a los jóvenes

The midterm election is boring...or not?

cnn.com — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor participates in a debate October 13 at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas. Pryor, a Democrat who has been in office since 2003, is being challenged by U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton in a highly contested race. Editor's note: Sally Kohn is an activist, columnist and television commentator.

J.K. Rowling delivers new 'Harry Potter' tale

cnn.com — J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" had to defeat some seriously disturbed villains, one of whom was sadistic Hogwarts instructor Dolores Umbridge. The idea of what went down in her office still gives us chills. How would you rank her against some of our other favorite movie villains, including the masterful He Who Shall Not Be Named?
Oct 31, 2014

RT @CNNent: J.K. Rowling reveals that "Harry Potter's" Dolores Umbridge was based on a real person cnn.it/1xIfiZg pic.twitter.com/8h7M6IOOpG

Apology, geography lesson follow New Hampshire debate

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- Turns out the "gotcha" moment in Thursday's New Hampshire debate wasn't so clear cut. Republican Scott Brown, who is vying for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's seat, appeared to botch a question on New Hampshire geography during the final debate in the contentious race.

It's Alive! Meet "Pumpkinstein"

cnn.com — Forgot Jack-o-lanterns. Farmer Tony Dighera is growing Frankenstein-shaped "Pumpkinsteins" in his fields.

Graham unfiltered: jokes about white men, Baptists

Oct 30, 2014

RT @srfreish: Lindsey Graham also says these comments (cnn.com/2014/10/29/pol…) were made jokingly, making fun of himself and the Hibernian society

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