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Verizon to refund $50 million in "mystery" data fees

Ars Technica - Matthew Lasar - ‎3 hours ago‎
For almost a year, the government has been looking into the "mystery fees" that Verizon now admits it mistakenly charged millions of customers.
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US to travelers: Don't avoid Europe, but be on your guard

Washington Post - Glenn Kessler, Edward Cody - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The State Department issued a "travel alert" Sunday, cautioning American travelers of potential dangers in Europe after what US officials said was an assessment of information that al-Qaeda appeared to be plotting ...
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ROUNDUP - Battered and bruised, Bears are beaten

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Matt Slocum / AP The New York Giants knocked out Jay Cutler with a nine-sack first half and limited Chicago to 110 total yards in a 17-3 victory Sunday night that left the NFL with only one undefeated team.
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Nikkei falls 0.3 pct; awaits BOJ, US data

Reuters - Aiko Hayashi - ‎44 minutes ago‎
TOKYO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei fell 0.3 percent on Monday, taking its cues from the currency markets ahead of a Bank of Japan policy decision the next day with the market expecting further easing, albeit a minor move.

Militants Hit NATO Convoy in Pakistan

New York Times - Jane Perlez - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Firefighters tried to extinguish burning NATO supplies oil tankers after an attack outside Islamabad on Monday. By JANE PERLEZ ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - More than a dozen oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO troops in Afghanistan were torched in Rawalpindi ...

McNabb leaves Philly with a victory

Boston Globe - Rob Maaddi - ‎5 minutes ago‎
AP / October 4, 2010 PHILADELPHIA - That hardly looked like Donovan McNabb taking snaps at the Linc, and it had nothing to do with his burgundy-and-gold jersey.

Company Town: 'The Social Network' dominates box office

Los Angeles Times - Ben Fritz - ‎1 hour ago‎
"The Social Network" got off to a good start on its first weekend in theaters. Now the question is whether it will skyrocket like Facebook or fizzle like Friendster.

Brazilian president's handpicked successor leads, faces runoff

Washington Post - Juan Forero - ‎58 minutes ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - Voters in the world's fourth-biggest democracy, buoyant about a potent economy and Brazil's rising clout on the world stage, cast their ballots on Sunday for President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's handpicked successor in ...

Condom Use Is Highest for Young, Study Finds

New York Times - Roni Caryn Rabin - ‎4 hours ago‎
A wide-ranging study of Americans' sexual behavior, based on the largest nationally representative survey since 1992, finds that condom use is becoming the norm for sexually active teenagers.

4 GOP candidates with eyes on both parties' failings

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Six months ago, few Republican strategists could pick Ryan Frazier, Jeff Perry, Austin Scott or Randy Demmer out of a crowd. Today, that quartet of candidates is part of a small group of challengers who national Republicans think could be the deciding ...

RYDER CUP - European pairs drown out Americans

San Francisco Chronicle - Larry Dorman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Peter Morrison / AP Rory McIlroy (left) and Graeme McDowell celebrate a 3-and-1 victory over Hunter Mahan and Zach Johnson in foursomes.

For candidate Emanuel, some see steep learning curve

Washington Post - Jason Horowitz - ‎1 hour ago‎
IN CHICAGO On Thursday afternoon, Rob Halpin came to the door of the blue-shingled house he rents from Rahm Emanuel in the leafy North Side of Chicago and politely explained that he couldn't say anything about the outgoing White House ...

City turns pink to create breast cancer awareness

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
HYDERABAD: In a rare show, the city was lit pink on Sunday evening to show solidarity in creating breast cancer awareness. An integral part of the 'Pink Ribbon' campaign, prominent buildings of the city including the US Consulate General, the historic ...

Oct. 11 Windows Phone 7 launch event confirmed

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - ‎4 hours ago‎
Microsoft has sent out invitations to a Worldwide Launch Event for Windows Phone 7 on October 11 in New York City. The launch will feature an exclusive lineup of T-Mobile devices.

Giants offer one more sweet taste of 'torture'

San Francisco Chronicle - Lacy Atkins - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pitcher Brian Wilson and catcher Buster Posey hug in midair as their teammates rush out to join the celebration. In the end, the Giants and their fans were one.

'Waiting for Superman' has surprising powers

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Davis-Guggenheim directed documentary on public schools has performed better than several other high-profile releases. Daisy studies in the movie "Waiting for Superman.

Rand Paul, Conway Race for Kentucky Senate Seat

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man not even on the ballot quickly became the focal point Sunday as two candidates vying to fill a US Senate seat for Kentucky appeared in their first of five scheduled televised debates.

Guatemala revelation recalls era of research abuses

USA Today - Steve Sternberg - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Marcus Halevi By Steve Sternberg, USA TODAY Susan Reverby describes three studies as the "trinity" of unholy medical research.

New Supreme Court term begins; Kagan to recuse from dozens of cases

CNN - Bill Mears, Kate Bolduan - ‎1 hour ago‎
Washington (CNN) -- Noisy protests at military funerals, immigration reform and violent video games are among the issues on the Supreme Court's docket as the high court begins its new term Monday.

Even with the Colts' pedigree, serious flaws are hard to overcome

Indianapolis Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Maybe, finally, it's not going to be another one of those magical and mysterious Indianapolis Colts mega-seasons. Maybe the odds have finally caught up with a team that has always found a way to win in the most unimaginable ways.

T-Mobile Rolls Out "4G" myTouch Android Smartphone

DailyTech - ‎3 hours ago‎
When it comes to hardware specs, the myTouch is pretty comparable to other Android phones on the market thanks to its 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 3.8" WVGA display, and dual cameras (a rear-facing 5MP camera, and a front-facing camera for video ...

India savors its moment to shine

Washington Post - Emily Wax, Rama Lakshmi - ‎58 minutes ago‎
IN NEW DELHI With an epic opening ceremony that included thunderous wedding bands, elegant yoga poses and a grand tribute to founding father Mohandas K. Gandhi, India launched the 2010 Commonwealth Games on Sunday with the hope that the ...

Microsoft's Ballmer evangelizes Windows Phone 7 launch, set for Oct. 11

VentureBeat - Dean Takahashi - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said that the company's Oct. 11 launch of its Windows Phone 7 operating system for cell phones will show that it finally has a compelling story in mobile phones.

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