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Indonesian villagers use bare hands to dig corpses

The Associated Press - Eric Talmadge, Irwan Firdaus - ‎1 hour ago‎
JUMANAK, Indonesia - With no outside help in sight, villagers used their bare hands Sunday to dig out rotting corpses, four days after landslides triggered by a huge earthquake obliterated four hamlets in western Indonesia.

Eight US Troops Dead in Bold Attack in Afghanistan

New York Times - Sabrina Tavernise, Sangar Rahimi - ‎57 minutes ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - Groups of tribal militia attacked two American outposts in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, the American military said, killing eight American soldiers and two Afghan police officers in a bold ...

12 dead as Typhoon Parma whips Philippines

CNN - ‎15 minutes ago‎
CABANATUAN CITY, Philippines (CNN) -- Typhoon Parma crossed the northern tip of the already storm-battered Philippines on Saturday and early Sunday, triggering landslides that killed at least 12 people, local media reported.

The Czechs who stand between the EU and the Lisbon Treaty

Telegraph.co.uk - Colin Freeman - ‎3 hours ago‎
As one of the last voices now remaining against the Lisbon Treaty, Jaroslav Kubera makes his case against a European superstate from beneath a thick and defiant pall of cigarette smoke.

Nuclear watchdog chief arrives in Iran

CNN - ‎13 hours ago‎
TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- Days after Iran revealed the existence of a second uranium enrichment facility, the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog agency paid the country a visit.

New Zealand to contribute over $700000 to aid Samoa, Tonga

Xinhua - Lin Zhi - ‎2 hours ago‎
WELLINGTON, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand will contribute a another one million NZ dollars (710000 US dollars) to emergency relief efforts following the tsunami in Samoa and Tonga, Foreign Minister Murray McCully said on Sunday.

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Making a buck off Obama not as easy anymore

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Compiled from reports by AP They cashed out retirement funds to build their business during the 2008 presidential campaign. Now they have 3000 jack-in-the-boxes with smiling Barack Obama puppets inside -- all sitting in a California warehouse, ...

Health care reform: Privately, Barack Obama strongly backs public ...

Chicago Tribune - Noam N. Levey, Janet Hook - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - -- Despite months of seeming ambivalence about creating a government health insurance plan, the Obama White House has launched an intensifying behind-the-scenes campaign to get divided ...

Blaze spreads fast in San Bernardino Mountains

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than 1500 acres are scorched, three houses are destroyed and evacuations are ordered. The fire is centered in the Lytle Creek area east of Mt.

HIGHLIGHTS-Comments from officials at G7, IMF meetings

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISTANBUL, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The following are comments on Sunday from finance officials in Istanbul for the Group of Seven, IMF and World Bank meetings.

DIARY-G7, IMF and World Bank meetings in Istanbul

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
Finance ministers and central bankers from around the globe are in Istanbul for the semiannual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, which run from Oct. 4-7.

US September Job Cuts Exceeded Forecasts; Unemployment Rose

Bloomberg - Bob Willis - ‎Oct 2, 2009‎
Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- US job losses unexpectedly accelerated last month and the unemployment rate reached the highest level since 1983, signaling any recovery in consumer spending and economic growth will be slow to develop.
Unemployment rate hits 9.8% Middletown Press

CONSIDERED | Art by Lou Beach

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Lucy, you sweet young thing. No longer can you lay claim to being the oldest creature on the human branch of the primate family tree.
Ardi explodes a human myth Independent Online

Bing's Biggest Enemy in Search Wars (Hint: Not Google, Exactly)

PC World - Jeff Bertolucci - ‎10 hours ago‎
It won't be clear for some time whether Bing's attempt to grab search engine market share from Google has stalled, or even gone into reverse.

Introducing the bra that is meant to be taken off

CNET News - Elizabeth Armstrong Moore - ‎Oct 2, 2009‎
The gas mask bra is one of the winners at the 19th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Except for one award: the gas mask bra, which, while ridiculous and hilarious at face value, has far more going on below the, er, ...

'SNL' zings David Letterman's difficulties

The Associated Press - Frazier Moore - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - Add "Saturday Night Live" to the shows making sport of David Letterman's difficulties. But in the hands of "SNL," Dave got off pretty easy.
How Letterman could lose Hollywood Reporter

Roman Polanski's films

Los Angeles Times - Reed Johnson - ‎7 hours ago‎
The controversial Polish-French director Roman Polanski made international headlines again last week when he was seized by legal authorities in Switzerland.

Nation Digest: Suspect in ESPN Reporter Case Appears in Court

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man accused of using a cellphone camera to record ESPN reporter Erin Andrews in the nude through the peephole in her hotel room door appeared in federal court in Chicago on Saturday, a day after he was arrested at O'Hare International Airport.

Obama was told a trip to Olympics meeting may clinch Chicago win

Los Angeles Times - Peter Nicholas - ‎8 hours ago‎
Up until a few days before flying to Copenhagen, Obama was not sold on the idea. He was concerned he would be gone when the healthcare debate hit the House or Senate floor.

Vettel keeps F1 title hopes alive with Japanese GP win

MiamiHerald.com - ‎20 minutes ago‎
By Sports Network Sebastian Vettel remained in contention for this year's Formula One world championship after the Red Bull Racing driver won Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix in dominating fashion.

Dodgers 5, Rockies 0 Dodgers Repeat as NL West Champion

New York Times - Billy Witz - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES - The 150 bottles of Champagne that traveled with the Dodgers from Pittsburgh to San Diego to here over the past week were finally uncorked Saturday night, when the Dodgers clinched the National League West title with a 5-0 ...

Are you ready for flu season?

Boston Globe - Erin O'Donnell - ‎1 hour ago‎
The H1N1 vaccine won't be available to everyone for weeks. Here's what you can do now. By Erin O'Donnell The estimates are alarming: Public health experts say that because of the combination of swine flu and seasonal flu, as many as 20 percent of ...

Cancer-fighting recipes offered for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Maryville Daily Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- To observe the 25th anniversary of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, dietitians with the nonprofit Cancer Project are offering three delicious, low-fat and easy-to-prepare recipes to help women prevent and survive breast cancer.

Health care plan is taking shape

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Guy Boulton - ‎4 hours ago‎
Crucial details remain in flux, but the broad outline of a plan to overhaul the US health care system is emerging. The contentious debate is far from over, as the five bills before Congress must be combined into ...
A Health Bill Moves Washington Post

Why women have sex

guardian.co.uk - ‎Sep 27, 2009‎
According to a new book, there are 237 reasons why women have sex. And most of them have little to do with romance or pleasure Perefect symmetry: Brad Pitt and Geena Davis in Thelma and Louise.

High School Team Misses Field Goal as Time Expires, Wins Anyway

FanHouse (blog) - Michael David Smith - ‎Sep 30, 2009‎
The above video looks, at first, like a fairly ordinary local news broadcast of high school football highlights. But you'll want to keep watching when the action gets really good -- or really bad, depending on your perspective -- at the 1:30 mark.

Joy Behar, Ann Coulter Spar Over Sarah Palin (VIDEO)

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Sep 30, 2009‎
Conservative bomb thrower Ann Coulter was a guest on Joy Behar's new CNN Headline News show and the two sparred over a subject about which they both feel passionate: Sarah Palin.

US relinquishes control of the internet

guardian.co.uk - Bobbie Johnson - ‎Sep 30, 2009‎
Customers surf the web at an internet cafe in Beijing. Icann, the body that oversees web addresses, has ended its agreement with the US.

Gore Vidal: 'We'll have a dictatorship soon in the US'

Times Online - ‎Sep 30, 2009‎
A conversation with Gore Vidal unfolds at his pace. He answers questions imperiously, occasionally playfully, with a piercing, lethal dryness.