TODAY'S WORLD HEADLINES

Clashes erupt in West Bank after Muslim prayers 01-Nov-14, 1:35 AM | Majeda El-Batsh, Agence France-Presse

FOCUS | Flu or Ebola? US hospitals prepare for a confusing season 01-Nov-14, 5:14 AM | Kerry Sheridan, Agence France-Presse

National Guard heads to Hawaii town threatened by river of lava 31-Oct-14, 3:43 AM | Karin Stanton, Reuters

14 dead, 55 hurt as bus plunges into ravine in Honduras 12:06 pm | Reuters Fourteen people were killed and 55 injured in western Honduras on Friday when a bus ran off the road and crashed into a ravine, the government said.

Children of passenger file first suit over missing Flight MH370 Children of passenger file first suit over missing Flight MH370 11:47 am | Reuters Two children of a passenger on the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 have sued the…

3rd victim of US school shooting dies - hospital 3rd victim of US school shooting dies - hospital 11:36 am | Agence France-Presse A 14-year-old US girl has died after being critically injured when a fellow high school…

Sexual abuse linked to US murder-suicide involving Pinoys - Seattle Times Sexual abuse linked to US murder-suicide involving Pinoys - Seattle Times 9:34 am | InterAksyon.com An 11-year old girl of Filipino descent and her mother were shot dead by the…

Canada imposes visa ban on 3 Ebola-hit countries Canada imposes visa ban on 3 Ebola-hit countries 8:18 am | Reuters Canada will stop issuing visas to people from the three West African nations where Ebola…

BUSINESS NEWS

China\ China's October factory growth unexpectedly slips to five-month low The official purchasing managers' index eased to 50.8 from 51.1 in September, but above the 50-point level that separates growth from contraction.

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs; BoJ move adds fuel to rally Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs; BoJ move adds fuel to rally The BOJ board voted to accelerate purchases of Japanese government bonds while tripling its purchases of exchange-traded funds and real-estate investment trusts.

Japan\ Japan's central bank shocks markets with more easing as inflation slows Japan government signaled its readiness to ramp up spending to boost the economy.

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Boko Haram says talks of ceasefire 'lies,' kidnapped girls married off 7:49 am | Aminu Abubakar, Agence France-Presse Boko Haram says talks of ceasefire \Boko Haram denied that they had agreed to a ceasefire, describing the Nigerian government claims as a lie and apparently ruling out future talks. It also said the 219 schoolgirls it kidnapped in April had converted to Islam and been married off.

US readies to send military advisers to western Iraq 7:17 am | Agence France-Presse US readies to send military advisers to western IraqUS officers are drafting plans to deploy American military advisers to Iraq's western Anbar province and to help arm Sunni tribes to fight Islamic State jihadists, officials said Friday.

FOCUS | Flu or Ebola? US hospitals prepare for a confusing season 5:14 am | Kerry Sheridan, Agence France-Presse FOCUS | Flu or Ebola? US hospitals prepare for a confusing seasonAfter weeks of Ebola panic, false alarms and quibbles over quarantine in the United States, health authorities are bracing for a new battle: flu season.

Miley Cyrus raising money for HIV charity 4:08 am | Philippine News Agency | PTI Miley Cyrus raising money for HIV charityPop star Miley Cyrus is releasing a MAC Viva Glam lipstick next year and all the money from sales of the cosmetic will got to the MAC AIDS Fund to help HIV sufferers.

Judge rejects strict limits on US nurse who treated Ebola patients 3:34 am | Joel Page, Reuters Judge rejects strict limits on US nurse who treated Ebola patientsA Maine judge on Friday imposed limited restrictions on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and rejected a bid by state officials for more stringent measures.

Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during California test flight 2:57 am | Steve Gorman and Dan Whitcomb, Reuters Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during California test flightA suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one crew member and seriously injuring the other, officials said.

Accused Pennsylvania sniper appears in court after $10-million manhunt 2:13 am | Joe Mcdonald, Reuters Accused Pennsylvania sniper appears in court after $10-million manhuntA bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and detained with the handcuffs of the Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of killing, was held without bail on Friday after facing murder charges in court.

Clashes erupt in West Bank after Muslim prayers 1:35 am | Majeda El-Batsh, Agence France-Presse Clashes erupt in West Bank after Muslim prayersClashes erupted in the West Bank Friday after weekly Muslim prayers while security forces deployed heavily around Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque which reopened following the killing of a Palestinian by police.

Pot-infused edibles: One toke over the line in Colorado? 1:09 am | Ivan Couronne, Agence France-Presse Pot-infused edibles: One toke over the line in Colorado?Marijuana shops have sprouted across Denver ever since Colorado legalized the drug for adults in January, but the popularity of pot-infused edibles has surprised authorities, and parents are seeking a ban.

Burkina's President Blaise Compaore ousted, army chief assumes power 12:09 am | Romaric Ollo Hien, Agence France-Presse Burkina\Burkina Faso's embattled President Blaise Compaore announced on Friday that he was stepping down to make way for elections after a violent uprising against his 27-year rule.

Judge issues order enforcing Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurse 11:03 pm | Will Dunham, Reuters Judge issues order enforcing Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurseThe confrontation between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone heated up on Friday when a judge issued a temporary order enforcing a quarantine after she defied state officials and took a bike ride.

Homophobic MP urges Russia to ban gay Apple boss 9:31 pm | Agence France-Presse Homophobic MP urges Russia to ban gay Apple bossAn outspoken Russian lawmaker behind a controversial anti-gay law on Friday called for Apple boss Tim Cook to be banned from entering the country after he became the first CEO of a major US company to reveal he is gay.