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Amanda Knox thanks supporters, heads for home

CBS News -
Amanda Knox, left, leaves the Perugia court following the verdict overturning her conviction and acquitting her of murdering Meredith Kercher, Oct. 3, 2011.
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Quantum physics is the focus of Nobel buzz

The Associated Press -
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Three physicists whose research on entangled particles plays a key role in attempts to develop super-fast quantum computers could be in the running for the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday.

Apple iPhone event: live -
Live coverage of the Apple event at which the company is expected to announce a new iPhone 5 and set a release date for the iOS 5 operating system and iCloud service.

Libya's NTC Launches 'Final Assault' on Gadhafi Stronghold

Voice of America -
October 04, 2011 Libya's NTC Launches 'Final Assault' on Gadhafi Stronghold VOA News Libyan interim government fighters have launched what they say is the "final assault" on the loyalist stronghold of Sirte, as officials pledged to appoint a new ...

Stock index futures signal further losses

Reuters -
(Reuters) Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.4 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.5 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.5 percent at 0841 GMT.

Today's NBA talks are considered crucial

Boston Globe -
AP / October 4, 2011 NEW YORK - After a lockout that has lasted more than three months, whether the NBA season starts on time could come down to one “very huge day'' in labor talks.

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Dalai Lama Calls Off South Africa Visit

Fox News -
| AP The Dalai Lama has called off a visit to South Africa because he does not expect to get a visa, the Tibetan spiritual and political leader's office said Tuesday.

Panetta visiting Egypt amid spy suspense

The Associated Press -
CAIRO (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, America's former top spymaster, is meeting with Egyptian leaders to urge them to release a US-born man being held for allegedly being an Israeli spy.

China says US currency bill would have serious repercussions if becomes law

Washington Post -
By AP, BEIJING - China has stepped up its criticism of a proposed US law that would punish countries with artificially low currencies, saying there would be negative repercussions for both countries if it is passed.

Karzai to Ask India for Security Help, Risking Pakistani Ire

BusinessWeek -
Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- President Hamid Karzai will ask India to help train Afghanistan's army in a visit that began in New Delhi today, a step that will exacerbate rising US and Afghan tensions with Pakistan.

GOP's Christie announcement could come any day

The Associated Press -
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to say any day now whether he will reverse his long-held decision to stay out of the 2012 Republican presidential campaign.

Romney in New Hampshire: Holding Onto a Broad but Tenuous Lead

TIME (blog) -
Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at the Derry-Salem Elks Lodge 2226, Oct. 3, 2011, in Salem, NH Mitt Romney is in front-runner's form.

MPS parent says child asked for immigration status

Montgomery Advertiser -
An incident at a Montgomery public school was cited Monday in a US District Court case as a reason Alabama's new immigration law will have a chilling effect on whether children of illegal aliens attend school.

EU Signals Bigger Losses for Bondholders on Greek Bailout

Bloomberg -
Protesters raise a Greek flag decorated with 'For sale' stickers outside the parliament building. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg High school students scuffle with riot ...

Banks lead European shares lower; Dexia plunges

Reuters -
LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - European shares fell heavily on Tuesday morning, extending losses into a third session, with banks lower on escalating worries a Greek default will spark a banking crisis in Europe and Dexia plummeting to an ...

Protests against Wall Street spread across US

Wall Street Journal -
AP NEW YORK - Protests against Wall Street entered their 18th day Tuesday as demonstrators across the country showed their anger over the wobbly economy and what they see as corporate greed by marching on Federal Reserve banks and camping out in parks ...

Apple rejects Samsung offer to end tablet row in Australia

The Guardian -
SYDNEY, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Apple Inc rejected an offer from Samsung Electronics Co to settle their tablet computer dispute in Australia, possibly killing off the commercial viability of the South Korean firm's new ...

Zune HD is dead confirms Microsoft

SlashGear -
Microsoft has officially confirmed that its Zune PMPs - including the Zune HD - have been axed, despite having denied yesterday that such a decision about the media players had been made.

HTC phones major security alert

To play this video, you need Javascript enabled and the latest version of Flash installed. Install Flash now Video description: The next iPhone will be unveiled tomorrow, Facebook partners with Websense to check for malicious links, ...

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Tears in Ballroom Heaven

Entertainment Weekly -
It's only week 3, but according to the giant gem donkey wheel that lies deep below Planet Mirrorballus' crust, it was already time to dig into the personal tragedies of Our Stars.

More girlfriends, investigators next in trial of Michael Jackson's doctor

CNN International -
Tune in to HLN for full coverage and analysis of the Conrad Murray trial and watch live, as it happens, on and CNN's mobile apps.

Vancouver funnyman Seth Rogen ties the knot with girlfriend

Vancouver Sun -
Canadian actor-writer-producer and all-around funnyman Seth Rogen married longtime girlfriend, writer-director Lauren Miller, over the weekend.

Buccaneers rally to drop struggling Colts to 0-4

Boston Globe -
Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeGarrette Blount (27) dives in the end zone to score the winning touchdown on a 35-yard run past Indianapolis Colts safety David Caldwell (30) during the second half of an NFL football game, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, ...

Harper: Valverde saves face on ALDS 'over' boast

New York Daily News -
Tigers closer Jose Valverde slams the door on the Yankees in the 9th inning of Game 3 of the ALDS by striking out Derek Jeter, backing up his claim after Game 2 that the series is over.

ESPN pulls intro after Williams' Obama comments

CORRECTS COLTS' OPPONENT - FILE - In this July 14, 2011, file photo, Hank Williams Jr. performs during the recording of a promo for ESPN's broadcasts of "Monday Night Football," in Winter Park, Fla.

Napoli helps Rangers beat Rays for 2-1 ALDS lead

Boston Globe -
AP Baseball Writer / October 4, 2011 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—From part-time starter earlier in his career to an important cog on a team trying to get back to the World Series, Texas catcher Mike Napoli is having quite a season.

Ozone layer hole over Arctic in sudden expansion

The Guardian -
This chart shows the levels of ozone above the Arctic on 19 March 2010 (left) and 2011 (right), the latter showing about a 50% drop.

First images released from ALMA radio telescope

TG Daily -
More than sixteen thousand feet up in Chile, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), is officially open and has released its first images.

Drunk on Facebook? That could be a problem

Reuters -
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - College students' Facebook pages might hold clues to which of them are at risk for alcohol dependence and abuse, according to a new study.

Health consumers make deficit fight personal

Reuters -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The numbers are devastating: almost 2000 poor kids in Texas with cancer, another 18000 with diabetes and more than 350000 suffering from chronic lung disease, heart disease or stroke.

Diana DeGette, Henry Waxman call for listeria congressional hearings

Denver Post -
US Reps. Diana DeGette of Denver and Henry Waxman of California on Monday called for congressional hearings into the Colorado listeria outbreak and detailed records from Jensen Farms about past inspections and their list of retail ...

Jennifer Aniston fuels marriage rumours

Times of India -
Jennifer Aniston has fuelled fresh rumours that she could be heading for marriage with beau Justin Theroux as she displayed a new heart-shaped ring during her appearance to promote breast cancer prevention recently.

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