The Associated Press - - 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.
Video: Quake Mudslides Wipe Out Indonesian Villages The Associated Press
Quake effort shifts to survivors Aljazeera.net
New York Times - - 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 ...
New Army chief joins troops call BBC News
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.
Typhoon kills 17 in Philippines Reuters
Typhoon Parma approaches Taiwan Aljazeera.net
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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.
Ireland Votes for A Stronger EU Washington Post
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.
US Wonders if Iran Is Playing for Time New York Times
Iran Criticizes US, Hosts UN Nuclear Watchdog Voice of America
Xinhua - - 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.
Video: Raw Video: First Moments Following Tsunami The Associated Press
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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, ...
Video: Obama: Health Care Reform Means More Jobs The Associated Press
The Buzz | Pop goes Obamamania Kansas City Star
Chicago Tribune - - 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 ...
As Senate panel winds up, historic health debate to start MiamiHerald.com
After More Job Losses, Democrats Move to Extend Benefits New York Times
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.
Southern California forest fire destroys 3 homes The Associated Press
Southern California forest fire destroys 3 homes San Jose Mercury News
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.
G-7 finance ministers warn recovery 'fragile' The Associated Press
FOCUS: The G7 Is Dead, Long Live The G7 Wall Street Journal
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.
Bloomberg - - 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
National unemployment rate rises again Sumter Item
New York Times - 5 hours ago
PC World - - 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.
Bing takes first slip in search market Computerworld
CNET News - - 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, ...
Gas-Mask Bra, Tequila Diamonds Among 2009 Ig Nobels National Geographic
Bra Gas Mask Wins Ig Nobel Prize Switched (blog)
The Associated Press - - 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
Los Angeles Times - - 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.
Court reveals Polanski settlement BBC News
Another View: Polanski and the long arm of law Pasadena Star-News
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.
Video: ESPN Reporter's Accused Stalker Appears in Court The Associated Press
Judge to decide Monday on bail in Andrews stalking The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - - 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.
Daley: Olympic loss won't harm Chicago's future The Associated Press
2nd-guessing: Was it finances? Politics? Dull pitch? Chicago Sun-Times
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.
Vettel wins Japanese GP to boost F1 hopes The Associated Press
Vettel Wins Japan Grand Prix Race Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 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 ...
Finally! Dodgers clinch National League West title Los Angeles Times
Boston Globe - - 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 ...
Vaccine Is On Its Way, But Public Still Wary Washington Post
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.
Warning: Think before you pink Boston Herald
Breast cancer research advancing Chicago Tribune
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - 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
Senate Health Bill's Individual Mandate Eased Despite Concerns Wall Street Journal
guardian.co.uk - Sep 27, 2009
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FanHouse (blog) - - 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.
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.
guardian.co.uk - - 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.
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.