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Stakes for Denver debate are mile high for Mitt Romney

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON -- With his fortunes in several battleground states fading, Mitt Romney will step onto the stage Wednesday night to debate President Barack Obama in what could be one of his last opportunities to change the dynamics of the 2012 election.
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Suspected Insider Attack in Afghanistan Kills 2

New York Times - ‎13 minutes ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - Another suspected insider attack in Afghanistan cost the lives of a foreign soldier and a civilian contractor, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said Sunday.
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USA's Cup will run over

ESPN - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Rick Reilly | Brian Spurlock/US Presswire Things are looking good for Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk and the rest of the 2012 United States Ryder Cup team.
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The biggest problem with Apple Maps? Our overreaction

Digital Trends
2 hours ago
Written by
Louie Herr
Have we learned nothing from the “Antenna Gate” circus? Despite all the grobbling, Apple Maps just isn't that big of a deal.

Kosovo PM: EU-led talks with Serbia must happen

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎1 hour ago‎
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci said Kosovo and Serbia must normalize relations soon to begin integrating with Europe, but he insisted that partition of his country's Serb-dominated northern enclave "will never happen.
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Trial of Pope Benedict XVI's butler begins at Vatican

Los Angeles Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
VATICAN CITY -- The sensational trial of the self-proclaimed whistle-blowing butler of Pope Benedict XVI for allegedly stealing confidential documents from the papal apartments began Saturday in a small courtroom within the Vatican walls.
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Al-Shabab Withdraws From Kismayo

Voice of America - ‎14 hours ago‎
NAIROBI - The Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has withdrawn from its last major stronghold in southern Somalia, following a military strike led by Kenyan armed forces.
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Bo Xilai expelled from legislature

The Press Association - ‎1 hour ago‎
China has expelled disgraced politician Bo Xilai from the country's top legislature, paving the way for criminal proceedings against him.
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Last Western Guantanamo detainee returns to Canada

Boston Globe - ‎57 minutes ago‎
By Rob Gillies | AP TORONTO - The last Western detainee held at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay returned to Canada on Saturday after a decade in custody and was transferred to a maximum security prison where he awaits parole, Canada's public ...
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Extra sanctions aim to punish Iran, restrain Israel

Ynetnews - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The European Union and United States are set to toughen nuclear sanctions aiming to punish Iran while seeking to hold back Israel from a military strike, top officials said as the showdown enters a critical phase.
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3.4 magnitude quake recorded in Northern Texas

Fox News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
DALLAS - A minor earthquake measuring a preliminary 3.4 magnitude rattled a suburban community west of Dallas during the night but there were no immediate reports of any damages or injuries, the US Geological Survey said.
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Kennedy, Bielat spar in 1st Mass. US House debate

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Sep 27, 2012‎
NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) - The Republican opposing Democrat Joseph Kennedy III for a US House seat said in a debate that Kennedy is running on his family name and lacks the qualifications to be in Congress.
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Spain debt rises on aid to banks, regions, finance cost

Firstpost - ‎29 minutes ago‎
by F wire 7 mins ago MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's debt levels are set to rise next year, piling pressure on the government to apply for aid as it pours funds in to cash-strapped regions, an ailing banking system and rising refinancing costs, ...
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Bank of America Settles Suit Over Merrill for $2.43 Billion

New York Times
12 hours ago
Written by
Susanne Craig
By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG and SUSANNE CRAIG Shannon Stapleton/ReutersKenneth D. Lewis, right, Bank of America's chief executive, announced the acquisition of Merrill Lynch on Sept.
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Ryan, Biden exchange words over entitlements

CNN (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Columbus, Ohio (CNN) - With 12 days to go until the only debate between the vice presidential candidates, Rep. Paul Ryan and Joe Biden have stepped up their attacks about one another on the campaign trail.
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I expected another Clinton but got a Carter instead - ‎1 hour ago‎
As a moderate Democrat, my hope was that President Barack Obama's promised change would return America to the days of President Bill Clinton.
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iPad Mini mockup gets a dramatic showing (video)

2 hours ago
Written by
Devindra Hardawar
Amidst the iPhone 5 release and iOS 6 Maps drama, it's easy to forget that Apple is also expected to show off the iPad Mini sometime in October.
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Gadgets keeping you awake?

StandardNet - ‎42 minutes ago‎
By Leslie Meredith Having trouble getting to sleep? It could be your iPad, Kindle or any other screen you use for reading before turning the lights out.
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Black Keys, Neil Young, others to perform in NYC

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP NEW YORK - More than 60000 people are expected to descend upon Central Park on Saturday evening for a free concert featuring the Black Keys and Neil Young aimed at calling attention to poverty worldwide.
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Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman

People Magazine - ‎4 hours ago‎
The actress, 29, tied the knot with Adam Shulman, 31, on Saturday night in scenic Big Sur on the California coast, PEOPLE confirms.
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Texas holds off Oklahoma State - ‎51 minutes ago‎
The reasons to doubt David Ash continue to vanish as he keeps finding ways to lead No. 12 Texas to victory. Ash threw three touchdown passes to Jaxon Shipley and set up Joe Bergeron's 2-yard touchdown run with 29 seconds left in the Longhorns' 41-36 ...
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Kemp's 2 HRs, Blanton's arm lead Dodgers over Rockies 3-0, within 2 games of ...

Washington Post - ‎16 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers' faint playoff hopes are still flickering, and Matt Kemp does not want to see them extinguished if he can help it.
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College football roundup: Geno Smith's record day leads West Virginia

Detroit Free Press - ‎40 minutes ago‎
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Geno Smith threw for 656 yards and tied a Big 12 record with eight touchdown passes to lead No. 9 West Virginia to a 70-63 win over No.
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Gary Bettman, Donald Fehr meet for NHL labor talks

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NHL Players' Assn. Executive Director Donald Fehr talked privately in New York on Saturday for the second straight day but the lockout imposed by the league on Sept.
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Ancient burial shroud made of nettles

Fox News - ‎18 hours ago‎
Ancient scraps of fabric found in a grave in Denmark are not made of cultivated flax as once believed, but instead are woven from imported wild nettles, suggesting the grave's inhabitant may have traveled far for burial.
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Harvest Moon Meets Uranus - Show #2 - 9/29/2012

YouTube - ‎4 hours ago‎
Uranus will make its close approach to Earth on the 29th and Slooh will cover live along with the Harvest Moon. Bob Berman, Patrick Paolucci and Paul Cox will be on the broadcast.
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NASA Coverage Set For Oct. 7 SpaceX Launch To Space Station

Sacramento Bee - ‎15 hours ago‎
By NASA CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept. 28, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first SpaceX launch for NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, from Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ...
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Polar Bear Scientist Reprimanded for Releasing Government Documents

Fox News - ‎11 hours ago‎
JUNEAU, Alaska - For releasing government documents, the US government reprimanded the scientist who studies of drowned polar bears helped draw attention to the issue of global warming.
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Potentially Deadly Virus Related to SARS Appears to Be Not Easily Spread

New York Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
A new strain of a potentially deadly virus related to SARS, which has killed one man in Saudi Arabia and left a Qatari man critically ill in London, does not appear to spread easily from person to person, the World Health Organization says.
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'Transient electronics' melt away in the body

Los Angeles Times - ‎Sep 28, 2012‎
Many of us may fret about losing our electronic gadgets. John A. Rogers, a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is working to build electronic devices that vanish on purpose.

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