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Intelligence officials explain 'evolving' US understanding of attack on ...

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - US intelligence officials sought to explain Friday why the Obama administration's understanding of the Sept. 11 attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi is “evolving.
Top intelligence official backtracks on Libya story, says initial assessment ...
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Obama Confers With Netanyahu as Romney Faults Mideast Policy

Businessweek - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By Margaret Talev and Julie Hirschfeld Davis on September 29, 2012 President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone yesterday amid a campaign debate over how to stop Iran ...
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With 40 days left, the candidates focus on their coffers

CBS News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA For a day, the presidential contest was almost all about money - money to wage the presidential contest, that is. Mitt Romney promised to help Americans earn more, but he and President Barack Obama focused mostly on private fundraisers and ...
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Apple Apologizes for Misstep on Maps

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
IPhone users grew more annoyed all week. When they used Apple's new mobile maps, they found nonsensical routes and misplaced landmarks.
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No Sign of Remains in New Mich. Search for...

ABC News - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Jimmy Hoffa is presumed dead, cocooned in mystery and innuendo and missing for the past 37 years. Patricia Szpunar just hopes that if the former Teamsters boss' remains do turn up, they're not in her backyard.
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Maturation of Bailey culminates with no-hitter - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The maturation of Homer Bailey took eight years and 217 professional starts but neatly culminated in one night, on the mound where he's had some of his greatest success.
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US Aims to Rally Syrian Opposition With New Aid

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Obama administration moved Friday to rally Syria's opposition with pledges of $45 million in new non-lethal and humanitarian assistance as the administration and other world leaders lamented the failure of diplomatic efforts to push Syrian ...
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China may struggle to move beyond Bo Xilai scandal

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIJING - By expelling renegade Politburo member Bo Xilai from the Communist Party and referring him for prosecution on offenses including bribery and sexual misconduct, China's leadership took decisive action to conclude a six-month scandal that shook ...
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China's UN ambassador rebuts remarks by Japanese representative on Diaoyu Islands

Xinhua - ‎54 minutes ago‎
• Li said unilateral actions by Japan will not change the fact that the territory belongs to China. UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- China's UN ambassador Li Baodong late Thursday refuted Japanese representative's claim that the Diaoyu Islands ...
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Conditions changing among those wounded in Mpls. mass shooting

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Andrew J. Engeldinger's descent into darkness began two years ago, but even as he retreated from family and bought handguns and ammunition, he kept coming to work at the Accent Signage Systems factory in Minneapolis.
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US immigration to treat same-sex partners as relatives

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Ronnie Cohen | SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Obama administration has directed immigration officials to recognize same-sex partners as family members in deportation cases, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Friday.
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Cops: Father didn't realize he shot son

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW FAIRFIELD, CONN. -- The elementary school teacher who shot and killed his son after apparently believing him to be a burglar did not realize the magnitude of what he had done until after paramedics arrived to take the body away, authorities said ...
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BofA Faces Up to the Law of Large Numbers

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 minutes ago‎
By DAVID REILLY Investors often downplay the impact of big legal settlements, figuring they relate to past issues and are a cost of doing business.
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Wall Street marks best third quarter since 2010

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Edward Krudy | NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street closed its best third quarter since 2010 after a wave of central bank actions sparked a dramatic reversal in equity markets, but signs of weakness in the economy drove stocks lower on Friday.
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Biden levels charges against GOP ticket over entitlements

CNN (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tamarac, Florida (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden launched a new line of attacks on Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan on Friday, dismissing the Republican vice presidential nominee as "that guy" and asking an audience who it would believe on the critical issue ...
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Republican Party of Florida files complaint against vendor as more counties ...

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - What first appeared to be an isolated problem in one Florida county has now spread statewide, with election officials in nine counties informing prosecutors or state election officials about questionable voter registration forms ...
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Motorola Mobility Loses Appeal in Microsoft Xbox Lawsuit

Businessweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Karen Gullo on September 28, 2012 Google's Inc.'s Motorola Mobility can't enforce a German court order preventing Microsoft Corp.
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FCC Backs Proposal to Realign Airwaves

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The government took a big step on Friday to aid the creation of new high-speed wireless Internet networks that could fuel the development of the next generation of smartphones and tablets, and devices that haven't even been thought of yet.
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BlackBerry's tech appeal: Dev-friendly RIM bets on tools and openness

ZDNet - ‎11 hours ago‎
Summary: Keeping developers on side while making a major OS shift isn't easy - and it's even harder when you're losing ground in the market.
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Malin Akerman Is Pregnant

People Magazine - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Rock of Ages actress, 34, and her husband Roberto Zincone are expecting their first child together, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger wants Maria Shriver back - ‎1 hour ago‎
Arnold Schwarzenegger has reportedly begged Maria Shriver to reconcile with him even though they are currently negotiating a divorce settlement after it was revealed he had an affair with their housekeeper.
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Johnny Lewis Was Dealing With "Psychopathy or Bipolar Disorder," Says His ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
More details are emerging regarding Johnny Lewis' mental state just two days after the Sons of Anarchy star was found dead in a driveway in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz.
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From Jordan's Playbook: When Down, Sit Out

New York Times - ‎56 minutes ago‎
MEDINAH, Ill. Michael Jordan's role with the United States Ryder Cup team is unspecified. It includes driving Davis Love III around Medinah Country Club in a cart and acting as the good buddy bending the ear of Tiger Woods.
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Rajon Rondo's still the leader

Boston Herald - ‎14 minutes ago‎
By Mark Murphy WALTHAM - He's a mere lad compared to the Hall of Fame veterans who have his back, but Rajon Rondo [stats] feels more empowered than ever.
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A day-by-day look at the NHL lockout

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
The NHL lockout went into effect at 12:01 am on Sept. 16 when the NHL and NHL Players' Association remained stalemated over how to divide up $3.3 billion in revenues.
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Yankees power past Jays to maintain AL East lead

USA TODAY - ‎19 minutes ago‎
TORONTO (AP) -- Fired up by a furious playoff race, Yankees catcher Russell Martin is finishing the season strong. Martin hit a three-run homer, Eric Chavez added a two-run shot and New York maintained its one-game lead atop the AL East by beating the ...
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Cleveland Browns plan to keep working with receiver Greg Little until he ...

Plain Dealer - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Mary Kay Cabot, The Plain Dealer Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Browns receiver Greg Little lets the ball go through his hands in the end zone late in the fourth quarter Thursday at Baltimore.
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First images of particle jets at edge of a supermassive black hole

Ars Technica
Sep 27, 2012
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John Timmer
by John Timmer - Sep 27, 2012 6:00 pm UTC Supermassive black holes appear to occupy the center of almost all galaxies. When they are actively swallowing matter, these black holes can power energetic jets that shine brighter than the entire rest of the ...
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What's on Mars? Evidence of water (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity, dispatched to learn if the most Earth-like planet in the solar system was suitable for microbial life, has found clear evidence its landing site was once awash in water, a key ingredient for life, scientists said Thursday.
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New virus not spreading easily between people: WHO

Reuters - ‎19 hours ago‎
By Kate Kelland | LONDON (Reuters) - A new and potentially fatal virus from the same family as SARS which was discovered in a patient in London last week appears not to spread easily from person to person, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on ...
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Free health clinic draws thousands in LA - ‎5 hours ago‎
Care Harbor LA transformed a sports arena into a huge health clinic where many of those seeking services are not only employed, but have insurance - and cannot afford their deductibles.
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Flu season gets an early start

Eagle-Tribune - ‎26 minutes ago‎
By Jo-Anne MacKenzie New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services yesterday announced the first positive test result for the illness at the state laboratory.