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Space Station Astronauts Ready For Space Walk

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Americans Reid Wiseman and Barry Wilmore are about to go space-walking. The astronauts will spend about six and-a-half hours today replacing a power regulator outside the International Space Station. Wiseman and Wilmore are scheduled to head out at 8:20 Eastern time.

Toyota Recalling More Than 1.5 Million Cars

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Toyota is recalling more than one-and-a-half million vehicles worldwide. The recalls involve Toyota and Lexus models because of problems with the brakes and other issues. The majority of recalls involve a faulty master cylinder that could impact braking performance. The company isn't aware of any crashes as a result of the defect. A…

Pistorius Sentencing Hearing Enters Day Three

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Pretoria) -- South African track star Oscar Pistorius is in court for a third day, as his sentencing hearing continues. A defense witness said in court Tuesday that the Paralympic and Olympic sprinter known as the "Blade Runner" would not be safe in prison. Probation officer Annette Vergeer told the court Pistorius would be severely…

Support Grows For U.S. Ground Troops In ISIS Fight, Poll Shows

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Undated) -- More Americans think the U.S. should commit ground troops to the fight against ISIS militants. The latest NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll finds 41-percent of people surveyed saying ground troops and airstrikes are needed to defeat the Islamist forces that control broad stretches of Iraq and Syria. Thirty-five percent say American combat should…

Russia, Ukraine To Talk Peace, Natural Gas Supplies

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko will talk about steps to peace in eastern Ukraine when they meet in Italy this week. Poroshenko and Putin will be attending a summit for European and Asian leaders in Milan on Thursday and Friday. The two presidents will also talk about debts Russia…