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Obama, Romney connections rare

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - When Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, was diagnosed with breast cancer in late 2008, one of the people who reached out to the couple was newly elected President Obama.
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Afghanistan suicide blast kills 3 NATO troops, Afghan official says they were ...

CBS News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan NATO forces in Afghanistan said Monday that a bombing in the country's east killed three international service members and their translator.
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Brown acts on driver's license, deportation bills

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
SACRAMENTO - Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new law that will allow hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses and vetoed another that would have restricted sheriffs from helping federal authorities detain undocumented ...
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Column: Complacency or just missed putts, US still suffers an unthinkable ...

Washington Post - ‎32 minutes ago‎
MEDINAH, Ill. - The Europeans had just begun to celebrate their improbable and delightfully sweet Ryder Cup win when Rory McIlroy and US captain Davis Love III ran into each other amid the boisterous scene just off the 18th green.
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Xstrata board backs massive Glencore merger

CNN - ‎22 minutes ago‎
By Charles Riley @CNNMoney October 1, 2012: 3:52 AM ET HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- The prospects of a huge consolidation in the international mining industry looked brighter Monday after Xstrata's board of directors said it was backing a revised offer from ...
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Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they want to be - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Michael Vick accounted for 290 yards and a TD -- and didn't turn the ball over -- as the Eagles took first in the NFC East. PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season.
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Moscow Court to Hear Pussy Riot Appeal

TIME - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By AP | October 1, 2012 | + (MOSCOW) - A Russian court is set to hear an appeal filed by three jailed members of the rock band Pussy Riot, who have been sentenced to two years for performing a “punk prayer” against President Vladimir Putin at Moscow's ...
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Georgia election: Scandal and intrigue split voters

BBC News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
By Damien McGuinness BBC News, Tbilisi The former Soviet state of Georgia will hold fiercely contested parliamentary elections on Monday.
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Boy Scouts to go through so-called perversion files and report pedophiles to ...

Washington Post - ‎40 minutes ago‎
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Boy Scouts of America plan to begin doing what critics argue they should have done decades ago - bring suspected abusers named in the organization's so-called perversion files to the attention of police departments and sheriff's ...

ABC5 News Des Moines, IAAnti-tank mine explodes, kills 6 Cambodian farmers

WOI - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Entertainment News from AP By The Associated Press "We'd rather be us than them." - President Barack Obama spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki commenting after many polls show Obama, who is within reach of the 270 electoral votes...More >> By The Associated ...
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US Supreme Court Begins New Term

Voice of America (blog) - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday, as it opens a new session that is expected to include major rulings on same-sex marriage, affirmative action and voting rights.
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Spain, growth worries weigh on euro but shares gain

Reuters - ‎24 minutes ago‎
| LONDON (Reuters) - Weak Asian economic data and concerns about Spain's public debt problems briefly pushed the euro to a three-week low on Monday, but European shares were higher as investors took advantage of recent falls to buy back in to market.
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Little cheer in China's PMI

Financial Times (blog) - ‎30 minutes ago‎
A slew of PMI numbers for Asia, and precious little sign of economic recovery in any of them. For the bulls there's the crumb of comfort that there were no unexpected shocks in the figures.
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China-Japan Weakness Persists; Korea Exports Fall

Businessweek - ‎28 minutes ago‎
By Bloomberg News on October 01, 2012 China's manufacturing contraction persisted last month, Japanese industrial companies grew more pessimistic and South Korean exports fell, signaling East Asia's biggest economies have yet to reverse their slowdowns ...
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Credit Agricole Enters Exclusive Talks to Sell Emporiki to Alpha

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Elisa Martinuzzi and Christos Ziotis on October 01, 2012 Credit Agricole SA (ACA) said it entered exclusive talks to sell Emporiki Bank, its unprofitable Greek unit, to Alpha Bank SA.
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Analysis: Despite turmoil, election seen yielding status quo in Washington

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Thomas Ferraro and Samuel P. Jacobs | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In forecasting what the US Congress will look like after the November 6 elections, Princeton University's Sam Wang is what his fellow analysts call an "outlier.
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Republicans respond to Obama's visit to valley

KTNV Las Vegas - ‎56 minutes ago‎
By Katie Crowther Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - President Obama is in Southern Nevada for the next few days preparing for Wednesday's debate in Colorado.
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Election's winner may shape Supreme Court

Boston Globe - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Alan Wirzbicki Jose Luis Magana/AP From left, Justices Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Elena Kagan, and Stephen Breyer were at the traditional Red Mass on Sunday, a day before the new Supreme Court session.
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Wired - ‎6 hours ago‎
The new Kindle Paperwhite isn't the perfect character. Just like the literary creations that live and die on its screen, it has flaws.
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HP touts 'true' business tablet: HP ElitePad 900

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Summary: The world's biggest PC maker unveils a new 10-inch tablet, set for a January release, in a bid to take on the Windows 8 enterprise and business market.
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Apple CEO Cook navigates new era of openness

Cherry Hill Courier Post - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks in front of an image of an iPad during an Apple event in San Francisco last month. / Associated Press file Apple CEO Tim Cook is mapping a new image for the company -- one of a responsible corporate giant that makes mistakes ...
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Oracle sets sights on an all-Oracle cloud

ZDNet - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Summary: Oracle has unveiled an ambitious cloud strategy built around an all-Oracle IT stack, but has failed to give evidence that this gives greater performance or cost advantages than clouds operated by rivals.
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Charges against Lindsay Lohan's alleged attacker dropped

Toronto Sun - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Cops have dropped charges against the man who allegedly attacked Lindsay Lohan in New York on Sunday. The actress accused Christian LaBella, 25, of assault after the pair got into an altercation at the W Hotel in Manhattan's Union Square over alleged ...
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Sony Wins Big at Box Office with 'Hotel Transylvania' & 'Looper' - ‎15 hours ago‎
First up is Sony Pictures Animation's PG-rated Hotel Transylvania in 3D featuring the voice talents of I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry costars Adam Sandler and Kevin James.
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Orioles reach AL playoffs for first time since '97, then experience mid-air ... - ‎53 minutes ago‎
AP The champagne was on ice, plastic shields were in place above the cubicles in the Baltimore clubhouse and couches were removed to accommodate a celebration 15 years in the making.
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Packers nip 0-4 Saints

Philadelphia Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
GREEN BAY - As if bearing the brunt of the call that ultimately led to the end of the NFL's replacement officials wasn't enough, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers nearly had a big comeback win undone with a blunder by the regular refs.
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NHL, NHLPA finish three days of CBA negotiations - ‎8 hours ago‎
By Dan Rosen - Senior Writer NEW YORK -- After three straight days of negotiations toward establishing a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, both sides are taking a step back from the negotiations.
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Meet Geno Smith, star of college football's first month

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
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49ers' secret weapon was Kaepernick

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
East Rutherford, NJ -- Jim Harbaugh, head coach of the Youngstown 49ers, steers a news conference like Jeff Gordon steers a race car.
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Japanese scientists claim first synthesis of element 113

Los Angeles Times - ‎Sep 26, 2012‎
A group of Japanese scientists announced Wednesday that they have finally synthesized the elusive element 113, which has been called ununtrium.
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Current Length of Herceptin Cancer Treatment Is Supported by Studies

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Even as Herceptin has become a hugely successful breast cancer drug, doctors have been troubled by a nagging question that has billion-dollar implications: how long should patients be treated with it?
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Abuse of smallest babies may have risen, study finds (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Maggie Fox, NBC News A new look at child abuse reports suggests there may have been a small but worrying rise in injuries to babies over the past decade or so.

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