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With al-Awlaki dead, al Qaida lacks Western voice

Hindustan Times -
AP The killings of US born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and another American al Qaida propagandist in a US airstrike have wiped out the decisive factor that made the terrorist group's Yemen branch the most dangerous threat to the United States: its reach ...
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Sources: Christie Reconsidering Decision to Stay Out of GOP Race

Fox News -
| AP AP September 27: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Perspectives on Leadership Forum at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.

2nd Typhoon in Week Lashes Rain-Soaked Philippines

ABC News -
The second typhoon in a week battered the rain-soaked northern Philippines on Saturday, adding misery to thousands of people, some of whom were still perched on rooftops from previous flooding.

Madden: Leyland jockeys for edge

New York Daily News -
Tigers manager Jim Leyland is always looking for an edge, even if it's in his undergarments. This isn't Jim Leyland's first baseball pumpkinfest.

'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters March to NYPD Headquarters

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AP September 30: A several block long crowd of protestors march up Broadway towards Police Headquarters in New York. NEW YORK - More than 1000 demonstrators speaking out against corporate greed and social inequality took their protest to the New York ...

Cantaloupe farm at center of recall left reeling

San Francisco Chronicle -
Ed Andrieski / AP Possibly infected with listeria, cantaloupes rot in the heat at Jensen Farms near Holly, Colo. Eric Jensen surveys his dusty cantaloupe field and seems equally stunned and puzzled at the fate that has befallen his ...

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Killer of governor of Pakistan's Punjab sentenced to death

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1 of 2. Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the bodyguard arrested in the shooting death of the Governor of Punjab Salman Taseer, is seen here detained in a police vehicle at the scene of the crime in Islamabad on January 4, 2011.

Where in the World Is Sean Penn? Protesting in Egypt

Reuters -
Sean Penn joined activists in Egypt on Friday to push the country's military leaders to transfer power to civilians more quickly.

Palestinian statehood bid carries uncertain outcome for Mideast peace

Xinhua -
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The talks of Palestinian statehood continued on Friday at the United Nations, but US analysts said the question remains whether the current route can lead to peace between the Palestinians and ...

Clashes Continue as Thousands Protest in Syria

New York Times -
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Thousands of Syrians took to the streets on Friday in demonstrations that seemed to be dwindling in size, while clashes continued between security forces and army defectors in central Syria, residents and witnesses said.

Early state GOP voters seek signs of electability

Boston Globe -
AP / October 1, 2011 DES MOINES, Iowa—Republican voters in early presidential voting states like Iowa are increasingly looking past imperfections in a candidate's conservative record in exchange for someone who appeals to the broader ...

Kodak says it's looking at its options

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle -
Eastman Kodak Co. acknowledged Friday that it is working with Jones Day, one of the nation's largest law firms and a specialist in business restructuring, but said it has no intention of filing for bankruptcy.

Debit fees may change spending habits

Green Bay Press Gazette -
AP NEW YORK - Angela Malerba, who works in public relations in Boston, carries a debit card because she likes to know when she buys something that she has enough in her account to pay for it.

Amazon tablet goes head-to-head with iPad

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle -
Even before CEO Jeff Bezos announced the Kindle Fire tablet at a packed press conference here Wednesday, the market for slate-style computers was on fire.

What To Expect From Apple's iPhone Event Next Tuesday -
It has taken Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) longer to update this generation of its iPhone product line than any other transition since the device was launched in 2007, and the company hasn't missed a beat: iPhone sales continue to soar despite the age of the ...

Oracle OpenWorld: What is in Store?

International Business Times -
About 50000 people are expected to join the Oracle OpenWorld 2011 Conference, starting at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on Sunday.

Truth can help to inspire humor, says '50/50' actor

Chicago Tribune -
TORONTO - The movie that's being called the "cancer comedy" debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival to a standing ovation and cheers from its audience in early September.

Michael Jackson 'flatlined' at home, paramedic set to testify

Dr. Conrad Murray sits in court at his arraignment January 25, 2011 at Superior Court in Los Angeles, California. Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson who died in 2009 from an overdose of the surgical ...

Sideshow: Kutcher and Moore, a picture of togetherness

Philadelphia Inquirer -
Even as gossipers were busy writing Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore's matrimonial obituary, the couple were spotted together Friday at a Kabbalah service in Los Angeles, says X17Online.

Ignore that spin from the brass - he was fired

Boston Globe -
Terry Francona was fired yesterday. The longtime manager and the Red Sox brass used a lot of polite words and tried to make it sound mutual, but Francona turns out to be the first victim of the greatest collapse in baseball history.

Moore comes up aces for the Rays

Boston Globe -
Tampa Bay rookie Matt Moore (left) and Sean Rodriguez had plenty to smile about in their opening win in the Al Division Series at Texas.

NBA meetings will resume Saturday -
AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK -- Nobody can predict a deal this weekend, even if it might be needed to start the NBA season on time.

Expert picks: Dover

By NASCAR Staff With eight races left, Sprint Cup drivers head to the Monster Mile. Will Tony Stewart make it three Chase wins in a row?

Tony Reagins' hits and whiffs as Angels general manager

Los Angeles Times -
Key transactions made by Tony Reagins during his tenure as Angels general manager. Reagins was named GM on Oct. 16, 2007. By Houston Mitchell Currently there are no comments.

Tevatron Shuts Down After 28-Year Run

Discovery News -
Fermilab director Pierre Oddone confessed that he had a bit of a bad dream the night before today's final shutdown of the laboratory's flagship accelerator, the Tevatron.

Beetle Sex, Wasabi Alarm Win Ig Nobel Prizes [Full List of Winners]

International Business Times -
By IB Times Staff Reporter | September 30, 2011 10:13 PM EDT Every year, just before the Nobel Prizes are announced and around the time the list is issued for the National Medals of Science and Technology, the Ig Nobel Prizes are handed out.

NASA Probe Uncovers Decades-Old Mysteries of Mercury

International Business Times -
By IB Times Staff Reporter | October 1, 2011 3:11 AM EDT Mercury, the tiny rocky planet closest to the sun, may have a lot common with earth, but a spacecraft sent to the least-explored planet in the system is providing surprising data that has ...

Listeria Found in Lettuce, Too

ABC News -
Romaine lettuce leaves are pictured here in this undated file photo. (Amana Productions inc/Getty Images) Produce seller True Leaf Farms has recalled 90 cartons of chopped and bagged romaine lettuce because ...

Bayer Claims ACS Benefit for Xarelto

MedPage Today -
Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) plus standard therapy reduced death, myocardial infarction, and stroke in a study of acute coronary syndrome, according to Bayer, which announced the topline results.

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