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Romney: $17K tax deduction lid a possible route

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
DENVER Offering tax reform ideas before his first debate with President Obama, Mitt Romney says he might be willing to reduce income tax deductions used by millions of families for home mortgage interest and health care costs.
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Senate panel criticizes anti-terror data-sharing centers

Los Angeles Times
4 hours ago
Written by
Ken Dilanian
WASHINGTON - A federal domestic security effort to help state and local law enforcement catch terrorists by setting up more than 70 information-sharing centers around the country has threatened civil liberties while doing little to combat terrorism, ...
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US Is Tracking Killers in Attack on Libya Mission

New York Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The United States is laying the groundwork for operations to kill or capture militants implicated in the deadly attack on a diplomatic mission in Libya, senior military and counterterrorism officials said Tuesday, as the weak Libyan ...
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Police: Woman border agent killed hit him with car

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎33 minutes ago‎
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A woman who was fatally shot by a Border Patrol agent last week left an apartment after authorities came to arrest someone else, and she struck the agent with the car at least twice as she fled, police said in their first detailed ...
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Athletics tie Rangers for AL West lead

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
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Syrian official: 27 killed in Aleppo bombings

Houston Chronicle - ‎22 minutes ago‎
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A Syrian government official says at least 27 people have been killed in a series of suicide bombings that struck the northern city of Aleppo.
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Chinese sightseers present challenge to the world

Reuters Blogs (blog) - ‎51 minutes ago‎
By Wei Gu By Wei Gu China's Golden Week has started with two fatal accidents. In Hong Kong, 37 people died when a public ferry crashed into a boat taking revellers to watch a fireworks display.
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Mikheil Saakashvili's dignified exit in Georgia has set a fine example for the ...

The Independent - ‎37 minutes ago‎
You can be forgiven for having missed it, but something amazing has happened in Georgia. For the first time in its post-Soviet history, political power has transferred peacefully and democratically from one force to another, through an election, ...
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No full client list from candidates - ‎5 hours ago‎
Both Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren, his Democratic challenger, have boasted that they are being transparent in revealing the cases they have handled in their legal careers.
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On eve of first debate, Romney floats tax proposal that hits the rich (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - ‎6 hours ago‎
The rich may not be as secure as they hope under a President Romney. On Tuesday, the former Massachusetts governor said one option he is considering is to limit federal income-tax deductions to $17000 per household.
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Euro PMI Slide Suggests No Return to Growth This Year - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Dwindling new orders and faster layoffs marked a worsening decline for euro zone companies last month, according to business surveys that dent hopes the economy will return to growth before 2013.
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Why Is the Euro So Perky?

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 hours ago‎
By JOHN MCCARTHY The simple explanation for the euro's surprising and impressive resiliency is that it stems from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's willingness to have the ECB act as a lender of last resort.
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Stock index futures trade slightly lower

Reuters - ‎50 minutes ago‎
| LONDON (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones down 0.2 percent, while contracts on the Nasdaq 100 were down 0.1 percent at 3.51 am EDT.
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Portugal to announce more austerity as Spain resists bailout

The Guardian - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy disappointed investors last night by saying a bailout was not imminent. Photograph: Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images Britain's' service sector performed worse than expected in September, but it still managed ...
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Conservatives Reveal October Surprise: Another Old Obama Video

New York Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Margaret Hartmann A day after Mitt Romney's 47 percent video surfaced, Matt Drudge countered with a 14-year-old video in which Barack Obama makes the scary-sounding admission that he believes in "redistribution.
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WHY IT MATTERS: Immigration

The Associated Press - ‎4 hours ago‎
By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, AP - 2 hours ago Illegal immigration is a decades-old problem. With an estimated 11.5 million illegal immigrants living, and in many cases working, in the US the question remains: What do we do with them?
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Purported iPad Mini parts leak as WSJ reports production has started

25 minutes ago
Written by
Joe Pollicino
By Joe Pollicino posted Oct 3rd 2012 4:45AM Hey look, another round of purported iPad Mini parts have surfaced, this time courtesy of Ukrainian iPhone.
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Nokia considering HQ sell-off in cost cut scramble

33 minutes ago
Written by
Chris Davies
Nokia is considering selling off its headquarters in Espoo, Finland, and then renting much of the facility back, in another attempt to cut costs as Windows Phone slowly tries to gain traction.
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Latest smartphone stats: Apple gaining ground on Samsung

13 hours ago
Written by
Zack Whittaker
Samsung's still number one in US market share, but according to ComScore, number-three Apple narrowed the gap in August. by Zack Whittaker While Samsung remains at the top of the US smartphone market-share rankings, Apple is rapidly catching up to its ...
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Nicki Minaj Cusses Out Mariah Carey During 'American Idol' Audition -- Caught ... - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nicki Minaj derailed the "American Idol" auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday, after swearing at Mariah Carey and threatening, "I'm gonna knock you out" ... sources tell TMZ. In the footage, obtained by TMZ, Nicki is clearly furious ...
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Grohl says Foo Fighters not splitting, on hiatus

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
| LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lead singer Dave Grohl of Grammy-winning rock band Foo Fighters said on Tuesday the band was not splitting up but was taking a break.
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Cardinals Clinch Baseball's Last Postseason Berth

ABC News - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Rather than spraying champagne in every direction, the defending World Series champions talked about holding a subdued party if they squeezed into the postseason.
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Report: Holmes' season may be over - ‎4 hours ago‎
Santonio Holmes may be lost for what is becoming a very long season for the Jets. Injuries are a part of football, but these players have been hit particularly hard.
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Dodgers Lose to Giants and Are Eliminated From Postseason Contention

New York Times - ‎57 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - The murmur rippled around Dodger Stadium slowly at first and then exploded into a roar as the scoreboard flashed the good news: the Cincinnati Reds had beaten the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1.
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Australia admits neglect of Great Barrier Reef - ‎1 hour ago‎
An undated handout photo received from Australian Institute of Marine Science Long-Term Monitoring Team on October 2, 2012 shows crown-of-thorns starfish damage on a coral reef at Australia's Great Barrier Reef which has lost more than half its coral ...
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International Space Station plans move to avoid debris collision

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎
MOSCOW - The Russian space program's Mission Control Center says it will move the International Space Station into a different orbit to avoid possible collision with a fragment of debris.
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Vitamin D does not prevent colds or infections, study finds

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
If you're trying to ward off the sniffles, you can take vitamin D supplements out of your shopping cart: A new study reports that dosing with the vitamin does nothing to prevent colds or other forms of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI).
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2 More Dead Birds Found to Have West Nile Virus - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two more dead birds infected with West Nile virus have been found in the North Bay, and the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District said Tuesday that continued high temperatures might be partially to blame.

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