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Legal Debate Swirls Over Charges in a Student's Suicide

New York Times - Winnie Hu - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dozens of Rutgers University students wore black on Friday to remember Tyler Clementi, a freshman who killed himself after his roommate, according to prosecutors, secretly streamed over the Internet his intimate encounter with another man.
Wall Street Journal - - The Star-Ledger - - ABC News - Wikipedia: Suicide of Tyler Clementi

Bank of America to Freeze Foreclosure Cases

New York Times - David Streitfeld - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Bank of America, the country's largest mortgage lender by assets, said on Friday that it was reviewing documents in all foreclosure cases now in court to evaluate if there were errors.
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Suspected Militants Torch 27 Tankers Heading for Afghanistan

Voice of America - ‎3 hours ago‎
Photo: AP Pakistani police officer stands guard on still smoldering oil trucks in Shikarpur, southern Pakistan, 01 Oct. 2010 Pakistani officials say suspected militants in the country's south on Friday set fire to a convoy of tankers carrying fuel for ...
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Ryder Cup:

San Jose Mercury News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
AP NEWPORT, Wales -- Only in the Ryder Cup can so little golf produce so much drama. More than 11 hours after these high-charged matches began in a steady rain at Celtic Manor, they ended in darkness with Ian Poulter making a 20-foot birdie putt as he ...

Wellesley professor unearths a horror: Syphilis experiments in Guatemala

Boston Globe - Stephen Smith - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Picking through musty files in a Pennsylvania archive, a Wellesley College professor made a heart-stopping discovery: US government scientists in the 1940s deliberately infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis and gonorrhea in ...

California Budget Deal Headed for Vote Thursday

Wall Street Journal - ‎21 minutes ago‎
By VAUHINI VARA California's statehouse leaders said they reached an agreement on a budget that would close a $19.1 billion shortfall for the fiscal year ending next June.

Ecuador's leader finds new strength - Stephan Küffner, Frances Robles - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police were back on patrol in Ecuador, a day after five people died in an uprising that threatened the nation's democracy. BY STEPHAN KÜFFNER AND FRANCES ROBLES QUITO, Ecuador -- In a critical moment that helped bring the nation to its knees, ...

HP and new CEO brace for wave of software deals

Reuters - Ritsuko Ando - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard's choice of CEO may spur a flurry of deals in the software industry, as it shores up one of the weakest parts of its business to do battle with Oracle and IBM.

CNN Fires Rick Sanchez for Remarks in Interview

New York Times - Brian Stelter - ‎3 hours ago‎
Rick Sanchez, a daytime anchor at CNN, was fired on Friday, a day after telling a radio interviewer that Jon Stewart was a bigot and that “everybody that runs CNN is a lot like Stewart.

Meg Whitman's Campaign Finds Trouble Over a Maid

New York Times - Adam Nagourney - ‎49 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate for governor in California, passed a milestone the other day, investing $119 million of her own money into her campaign, breaking a record held by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New ...

'The Social Network' opens nationwide today

USA Today - Jon Swartz - ‎2 hours ago‎
Say what you will about the veracity of The Social Network -- and Facebook probably has plenty to say -- but make no mistake: It is riveting entertainment.

Braves fall to Phils; magic number stays two - Mark Bowman - ‎36 minutes ago‎
ATLANTA -- Brandon Beachy gave the Braves everything they needed to move closer to their first postseason berth since 2005. But courtesy of a Brooks Conrad throwing error, they will have to wait at least ...

Breast Cancer: The downside of awareness campaigns

Los Angeles Times - Christie Aschwanden - ‎3 hours ago‎
Despite the pink ribbon push, cancer deaths have dropped only slightly. And the focus on awareness may be pushing more women into treatment unnecessarily.

Iraq deadlock breaks world record

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Political parties in Iraq have broken the world record for the amount of time taken to form a new government. In 1977, it took 208 days for Dutch politicians to agree to a coalition.

1 firm caused May market crash

Boston Globe - Marcy Gordon, Daniel Wagner - ‎6 minutes ago‎
AP / October 2, 2010 WASHINGTON - A trading firm's use of a computer sell order triggered the May 6 market plunge, which sent the Dow Jones industrial average careering nearly 1000 points in less than a half-hour, ...

At least 23 people killed when trains collide in Indonesia

CNN International - Kathy Quiano - ‎11 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Two trains collided early Saturday in Central Java, Indonesia, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more, a spokesman for the nation's Transport Ministry said.

Making sense of the United-Continental merger

Chicago Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
The $3.2 billion all-stock merger was announced in May and received approval from US antitrust regulators last month. A On Friday, the merger of United parent UAL Corp.

Remnants of tropical storm Nicole wallop East Coast with huge rainfall

Christian Science Monitor - Ron Scherer - ‎4 hours ago‎
Tropical storm Nicole and her aftermath dumped jaw-dropping quantities of rain on the East Coast, including 10 inches in 24 hours in parts of Pennsylvania.

Chen gets first career shutout when Royals beat Rays 7-0

Kansas City Star - Bob Dutton - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Bruce Chen throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 in Kansas City, Mo.

People: JK Rowling hints she might write another Harry Potter book

San Jose Mercury News - Randy McMullen - ‎3 hours ago‎
JK Rowling offered a bit of hope Friday that, perhaps, there could be more Harry Potter books on the way. Or maybe she's just messing with our little heads.

Red Sox-Yanks rained out, twin bill Saturday - Ian Browne - ‎48 minutes ago‎
BOSTON -- The Red Sox and Yankees waited and waited, but in the end, the rain wouldn't let up. The game between the rivals was officially postponed on Friday night, more than three hours after the ...

Top Democrat Questions McDonald's Health Plans

Wall Street Journal - Janet Adamy - ‎7 hours ago‎
A top Senate Democrat is asking a health insurer that provides plans for McDonald's Corp. restaurant workers to disclose details of the plans to the Senate.


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