Uneasy calm marks National Day in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, as demonstrations spread to a new area of the city.  Video | Full Article 

Lackluster factory data hits world stocks, dollar up 4:12am EDT

LONDON - Stocks worldwide began the fourth quarter on a negative note on Wednesday, with investors wary of lackluster economic data and keeping a cautious eye on civil unrest in Hong Kong.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, speaks at the CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Traveler from Liberia is first U.S. Ebola patient

A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally.  Full Article | Video 

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is sworn in to testify at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on "White House Perimeter Breach: New Concerns about the Secret Service" on Capitol Hill in Washington September 30, 2014.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Lawmakers scold Secret Service chief

WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Secret Service faced scathing criticism for the agency allowing an intruder with a knife to run into the White House.  Full Article 

A policeman is silhouetted in the Swat valley region, located in Pakistan's restive North West Frontier Province March 19, 2010.   REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

In al Qaeda attack, threat to Pakistan's army

KARACHI Pakistan/ISLAMABAD - The attack on the Pakistani naval base in early September, claimed by al Qaeda's newly created South Asian wing, has highlighted the threat of militant infiltration into Pakistan's nuclear-armed military.  Full Article 

People walk inside JP Morgan headquarters in New York, October 25, 2013.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

JPMorgan faces class action in $10 billion suit

NEW YORK - A federal judge said JPMorgan Chase must face a class action lawsuit by investors who claimed the largest U.S. bank misled them about the safety of $10 billion of mortgage-backed securities it sold before the financial crisis.  Full Article 

The U.S. Army's AH-64 Apache helicopter attends a live-fire exercise of South Korean and U.S. armed forces, held to mark the 62nd anniversary of the start of the Korean War, during a media day of the fire exercise in Pocheon, 46 km (29 miles) northeast of Seoul, June 19, 2012. Picture taken June 19, 2012.  REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Hackers charged with stealing Xbox, Army tech

WASHINGTON - Four members of an alleged computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than $100 million worth of software and data used to train military pilots and related to Microsoft's Xbox gaming console.  Full Article 

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Peugeot’s long road to recovery

Oct. 1 - Peugeot CEO Maxime Picat talks to Insider about the tough automotive market in Europe, and what she is doing to revive the brand to boost market share.