Employees of a foreign exchange trading company work under monitors displaying Japan's Nikkei stock average (L bottom) and the Japanese yen's exchange rate against the U.S. dollar as a television screen (R) shows Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaking at the parliament in Tokyo October 31, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Stock market surges on Japanese stimulus

NEW YORK - The Dow industrials hit a record high after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program.  Full Article 

Muslim men over 50 pray at Jerusalem's Aqsa mosque amid tight security 1:03pm EDT

JERUSALEM - Muslim men over 50 prayed at the Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday amid intense security, a day after Israel closed all access to the sacred compound for the first time in more than a decade following violence on the streets. | Video

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Eric Matthew Frein exits the Pike County Courthouse with police officers after an arraignment in Milford, Pennsylvania, October 31, 2014.  REUTERS/Mark Makela

Frein appears in court after $10 million manhunt

MILFORD Pa. - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt for the suspected killing of a Pennsylvania trooper, was held without bail after facing murder charges in court.  Full Article 

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power gets her temperature taken at John F. Kennedy airport in New York, October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle Nichols

Needs differ for troops, health workers: Power

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power is self-monitoring for signs of Ebola after returning from West Africa, and says U.S. efforts to monitor those who've aided Ebola patients are sufficient.  Video 

A Turkish policeman stands guard outside the gate of a camp that hosts Peshmerga fighters in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, October 30, 2014.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Kobani unites a people divided by borders

ARBIL Iraq - Cloaked in Kurdish flags, thousands of people lined the roads to cheer on a military convoy headed for what was -- until recently -- an obscure Syrian border town, now the focus of a global war against the militants of Islamic State.  Full Article | Interactive 

California state worker Albert Jagow (L) goes over his retirement options with Calpers Retirement Program Specialist JeanAnn Kirkpatrick at the Calpers regional office in Sacramento, California October 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Max Whittaker

How to get out of debt

Financial adviser Eric Brotman offers strategies for cutting debt from student loans and elder care -- and how to avoid money woes in the first place.  Video 

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Breakingviews: Forex fine fiesta

Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss banks socking away cash to settle investigations into currency manipulation – and how it may signal some much-needed collusion between regulators.