HUFFINGTON POST
10/10/2014 07:34 am ET Updated Oct 10, 2014

Friday's Morning Email: Obama Evaluating Guantanamo Closing Options

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MALALA YOUNGEST WINNER OF NOBEL PEACE PRIZE Pakistani Malala Yousafzai and Indian Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for "their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." Yousafzai, who is 17, is the youngest-ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Meet the past Nobel Peace Prize winners. [HuffPost]
EBOLA UPDATES: CUBA UNLIKELY BEFELLOW IN FIGHT AGAINST DEADLY VIRUS Cuba has stepped up in the fight against Ebola. Drugmakers are struggling to bring their experimental drugs to scale in the fight against such a widespread outbreak. This is what happens to a baby when her mother dies of Ebola. The Texas Sheriff’s deputy who was feared to have contracted the virus has been cleared. And don’t joke you have Ebola on a plane, or else you’ll be escorted off by workers in hazmat suits.

OBAMA CONTEMPLATING GUANTANAMO CLOSING Sources say President Obama is considering “overriding a congressional ban on bringing detainees to the U.S.” in order to close Guantanamo. [Story, Image via WSJ]

UNREST GROWS AFTER SECOND FATAL POLICE SHOOTING IN ST. LOUIS “At least one police officer was injured when violence erupted after prayer vigils Thursday night, as protesters blocked traffic, broke windows of at least one home and a business and burned American flags. Dispatchers reported that an officer was in need of aid around 10:15 p.m. Dozens of police rushed to the scene, donned riot gear and formed a skirmish line with billy clubs and cans of pepper spray. They ordered protesters to leave as a police helicopter circled above the crowd of about 100.” Vonderrit D. Myers Jr., the teenager who was killed last night, was awaiting trial for gun charges. St. Louis Police are preparing for a weekend of planned protests in remembrance of Michael Brown. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

WISCONSIN VOTER ID LAW STRUCK DOWN “The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked Wisconsin from implementing a law requiring voters to present photo IDs, overturning a lower court decision that would have put the law in place for the November election.” [AP]

KIM JONG UN A NO-SHOW The North Korean dictator did not appear at the event celebrating his country’s independence, further fueling speculation about the country's leadership. [AP]

NEW TYPE OF CYBER RESPONSE “The recent rash of cyberattacks on major U.S. companies has highlighted the scant options available to the victims, who often can do little more than hunker down, endure the bad publicity and harden their defenses in hopes of thwarting the next assault. But behind the scenes, talk among company officials increasingly turns to an idea once considered so reckless that few would admit to even considering it: Going on the offensive. Or, in the parlance of cybersecurity consultants, ‘hacking back.’” [WaPo]

WHAT’S BREWING
EVERY 13 MINUTES, SOMEONE COMMITS SUICIDE IN THE U.S. “Americans are far more likely to kill themselves than each other. Homicides have fallen by half since 1991, but the U.S. suicide rate keeps climbing. The nearly 40,000 American lives lost each year make suicide the nation's 10th-leading cause of death, and the second-leading killer for those ages 15-34.” [USA Today]

A THIRD OF WOMEN KILLED ARE MURDERED BY MALE PARTNERS “It's a sobering fact. At least one third of all female homicide victims in the U.S. are killed by male intimate partners -- husbands and ex-husbands, boyfriends and estranged lovers.” [HuffPost]

YOUR OFF THE RECORD GCHATS MAY NOT BE OFF THE RECORD All that snark you’re throwing can be recovered by your employer and Google. We know, our world is rocked too. [HuffPost]

KATY PERRY SNAGS SUPER BOWL HALFTIME Fulfilling all our teenage dreams. [Page Six]

THE CHOCOLATE LOVERS' TRAVEL GUIDE No explanation needed. [HuffPost]

BEHOLD THE FIRST TRAILER FOR ‘TOMORROWLAND’ We can listen to George Clooney voiceovers all day long. [Vulture]

THE PALIN BRAWL, DETAILED Lesson learned from the police report detailing the scuffle: when getting into a family brawl, have the Palins on your side. [Talking Points Memo]

PICKING A MATTRESS IS HARD Here’s how to maximize your zzz’s. [Story, Image via NYT]

ON THE BLOG
LEVI STRAUSS EVP: REDEFINING HAVING IT ALL “I've discovered that my definition of 'having it all' is really: Enough. Enough time to attend most of my boys' school events, enough challenge at work that it matters and enough time that I can make choices about what balance means -- to me -- each and every day.” [HuffPost]

BEFORE YOU GO
~ This puppy tried to take her grown up dog friend on a walk.

~ The actor who played Damian from “Mean Girls” performed an on-point parody of Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me”.

~ Your GIFs are about to get snazzier.

~ Single guys who buy the iPhone 6 are looking to score.

~ Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes named their baby girl after a certain “Hunchback of Notre Dame” character.

~ Don’t watch the alternate “Titanic” ending.

~ North West, the toddler, has her own stylist.

~ Meet the Tesla D.

~ Hilary Duff is really not feeling Aaron Carter’s unrequited love.

~ And rumour has it Adele isn’t releasing another album until next year.

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