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Herman Cain handily wins Florida GOP straw poll

Los Angeles Times -
After a strong showing at this week's GOP Debate in Orlando, former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain then joined most of his fellow Republican presidential candidates addressing the Faith and Freedom Coalition and the Conservative Political Action ...
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U.N. will take weeks on Palestinian bid: Abbas

Reuters -
Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 66th United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York, September 23, 2011.

Pakistan army chief calls special meeting of top commanders

Reuters -
Pakistan's Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani (R) listens to US Admiral Mike Mullen at the start of the NATO MC conference in Seville September 16, 2011.

Kudrin rules out role in Russia's next government

Reuters -
By Lidia Kelly WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia's finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said he would decline a job in the country's next government, citing irreconcilable policy differences with President Dmitry Medvedev, who is set to become premier in a job ...

Jeff Wagenheim: Jones outclasses Rampage, retains UFC title -
Mission accomplished: Jon Jones said leading up to UFC 135 that he wanted to be the first man to finish Rampage Jackson in the UFC.

Europe Faces Geithner, Soros Pressure to Defuse Debt Turmoil

San Francisco Chronicle -
(See {EXT4 } for more on the European debt crisis and {GMEET } for more on the IMF meetings.) Sept. 25 (Bloomberg) -- European policy makers faced mounting pressure from foreign counterparts and investors to step up efforts to prevent their sovereign ...

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NTC forces assault Gaddafi city

Times of India -
SIRTE, LIBYA: Fighters for Libya's interim rulers entered Muammar Gaddafi's hometown Sirte on Saturday in a surprise assault that NATO said it backed to halt brutal acts by followers of the ousted regime.

UN calls for end to violence in Yemen -
The Security Council calls on all parties to "show maximum restraint" after 18 civilians were killed on Saturday. The United Nations Security Council has called for an end to violence in Yemen, where forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh have ...

Missing Utah woman's father thinks answers are 'close'

Salt Lake Tribune -
By BROOKE ADAMS Puyallup, Wash. • Chuck Cox said Saturday he feels vindicated by revelations about the secret behavior of his daughter's father-in-law, but one fact remains: Susan Powell is still missing.

Congress hits budget impasse as deadline nears

Kansas City Star -
AP Just a week away from a possible government shutdown, lawmakers boxed themselves into a new budget impasse Friday. With Congress' approval ratings already at an all-time low, a tit-for-tat over disaster aid ...

Biologists celebrate comeback of endangered ferret (blog) -
Elijah Van Benschoten / AP In this Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 photo, wildlife biologist Paul Marinari, left, releases an endangered black-footed ferret into the wild, in the Badlands National Park near Interior, SD Watching, from left, are Bob Henderson, ...

Gunman shot and killed by police near Issaquah High School

Seattle Post Intelligencer -
By Issaquah Reporter A 51-year-old man was killed in a shoot-out with police after he fired rounds near Issaquah High School. At approximately 11:30 am Saturday a number of residents called police when a man left his car on Front Street and began ...

Rogue Trading Leads UBS Chief to Resign

New York Times -
LONDON - The Swiss banking giant UBS said on Saturday that its chief executive, Oswald J. Grübel, had resigned over a rogue trading scandal that shook the European banking sector and raised new questions about the ...

HP's Woes Accelerate CEO Succession Crisis

Bloomberg -
Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ), weighing the ouster of Chief Executive Officer Leo Apotheker, may struggle to find a new leader who can revive the ailing computer maker after 11 months of ...

5 Things We Know About Amazon's Kindle Tablet

InformationWeek -
Amazon is holding a press conference in New York on September 28, and will likely introduce the Amazon Kindle tablet. Here's what we know.

Verizon Fights Apple's Preliminary Injunction vs. Samsung

PC Magazine -
The enemy of my enemy is my friend? Not quite: Apple and Verizon enjoy a healthy partnership, no thanks in part to the 2.3 million iPhones activated on the network in the second quarter of this year alone.

With 'real-time' apps, Facebook is always watching

Facebook announced a new class of "real-time" apps on Thursday at an event in San Francisco. A couple years ago, a Microsoft researcher named Gordon Bell embarked on a personal experiment: He would wear a video camera around his neck all the time and ...

Justin Bieber I Really Am ... "KING of the World" -
Justin Bieber will almost certainly get lucky tonight ... because TMZ has learned he just surprised girlfriend Selena Gomez with the most romantic surprise ever.

Jesse James and Kat Von D Split ... Again

People Magazine -
"I am not in a relationship," the tattoo artist said in a post on her Facebook page on Saturday. "And I apologize for all the 'back and forth' if it's caused any confusion.

No. 2 LSU gets past No. 16 West Virginia

Los Angeles Times -
Morris Claiborne's 99-yard kickoff return short-circuited a West Virginia comeback attempt, spurring No. 2 LSU to a 47-21 victory over the 16th-ranked Mountaineers.

Golf roundup: Aaron Baddeley, Hunter Mahan tied atop Tour leaderboard

Detroit Free Press -
Aaron Baddeley holed out for eagle on the fourth hole, then had four straight birdies on the back nine on his way to a six-under 64 on Saturday in the PGA FedEx Cup Tour Championship.

Derek Jeter, Yankees rough up Jon Lester, deepen Red Sox's tailspin

New York Yankees' Roger Maris' sons, Roger Jr., left, and Kevin cut a ribbon to unveil a plaque on a bus to... J Montero singled to left, R Cano scored, N Swisher to third, A Jones to second.

New year, same result - Aggies blow big lead

San Francisco Chronicle -
Kristie Rieken, AP David J. Phillip / AP Oklahoma State didn't panic when it was down by 17 points to eighth-ranked Texas A&M at halftime Saturday.

USC leaves Arizona State flame broiled in 43-22 loss

Los Angeles Times -
The Trojans can't take the heat, or Sun Devils, in a turnover-filled loss that includes giving up 22 unanswered points on three consecutive turnovers in the second half.

It's safe to leave your home; satellite down

Detroit Free Press -
Some debris from the research satellite could have hit in the US The biggest surviving chunk was expected to be no more than 300 pounds.

Particles found to break speed of light

Reuters -
GENEVA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - An international team of scientists said on Thursday they had recorded sub-atomic particles travelling faster than light -- a finding that could overturn one of Einstein's long-accepted fundamental laws of ...

Divorce, smoking may trigger hair loss in women

USA Today -
As if the heartache of divorce wasn't hardship enough, it appears that women enduring marital break-up may also have to deal with hair loss.

The American 'allergy' to global warming: Why?

CBS News -
In this July 15, 2011 photo, atop roughly two miles of ice, technician Marie McLane launches a data-transmitting weather balloon at Summit Station, a remote research site operated by the US National Science Foundation (NSF), and situated 10500 feet ...

ECCO-ESMO: Hospitalization for BPH Linked to Prostate Ca

MedPage Today -
Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

USDA recalls beef headed for Georgia school lunches

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The US Department of Agriculture issued a Class I recall for 40000 pounds of ground beef products intended for Georgia school lunches, due to possible E. coli contamination.

Chronic fatigue syndrome: Do's and don'ts

Times of India -
A lot of research and medical study has gone into trying to identify the cause behind the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), a debilitating condition, but to little avail.

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