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8 US Troops Killed in Siege of Outpost

Washington Post - Joshua Partlow, Greg Jaffe - ‎25 minutes ago‎
KABUL, Oct. 4 -- US commanders had been planning since late last year to abandon the small combat outpost in mountainous eastern Afghanistan where eight US soldiers died Saturday in a fierce insurgent assault.

At annual Red Mass, Supreme Court justices hear plea for rights of ...

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy (front center), Stephen Breyer (second row right), Samuel Alito (behind Breyer), and Sonia Sotomayor (back center) left the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington following yesterday's Red Mass.

Iran Agrees to Allow Inspectors on Oct. 25

New York Times - David E. Sanger, Nazila Fathi - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The chief of the world's nuclear inspection agency said during a visit to Tehran on Sunday that the Iranian government had agreed to allow access to a newly disclosed nuclear enrichment facility on Oct.

Disease fears as rains lash Indonesia quake zone

AFP - ‎1 hour ago‎
PADANG, Indonesia - Heavy rain across Indonesia's earthquake disaster zone hampered relief efforts on Monday as health officials sought to contain the risk of disease caused by the thousands of buried bodies.

Storm lingers after killing 16 in Philippines

The Associated Press - Jim Gomez - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Typhoon Parma weakened into a tropical storm that lingered off the Philippine coast Monday, drenching northern provinces as well as Taiwan after killing 16 people and causing widespread flooding and landslides.

More organizations in Fiji extend help to Tonga, Samoa

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
SUVA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- More organizations in Fiji were providing help to neighboring Samoa and Tonga in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami in their island homes.

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3 dead, 4 seriously injured in NY boat accident

The Associated Press - Cristian Salazar - ‎17 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - Three people were killed and four others seriously injured when their 40-foot powerboat plowed onto marshland on a moonlit Sunday night off Long Island's southern shore, authorities said.

Arrest Puts Focus on Protesters' Texting

New York Times - Colin Moynihan - ‎1 hour ago‎
As demonstrations have evolved with the help of text messages and online social networks, so too has the response of law enforcement.

Weather helping crews keep Sheep fire in check

Los Angeles Times - Louis Sahagun, Jack Leonard - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Wrightwood is under mandatory evacuation orders as the blaze bears down on the east edge of town. Firefighters are hopeful that gentler winds and forecast rain could help stamp out the blaze.

US Lost Credibility by Saying Banks Were Healthy, Audit Says

Bloomberg - Robert Schmidt - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The Treasury Department “lost credibility” when it said its first capital injections from the $700 billion financial rescue were for healthy banks, the inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program said ...

BofA to select emergency CEO this week: report

Reuters - Ajay Kamalakaran, Anshuman Daga - ‎58 minutes ago‎
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp plans to select an emergency chief executive officer this week if legal issues force Ken Lewis to leave before year-end, the Wall Street Journal said, citing a person familiar with the situation.
BofA to Select Emergency CEO Wall Street Journal

Japanese retailer sees sales soar

BBC News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Shares in Japanese clothing group Fast Retailing have jumped 16% after its Uniqlo store chain posted a big increase in same-store sales.

Flash Player Inches Closer to Smartphones

PC World - James Niccolai - ‎1 hour ago‎
Adobe Systems' Flash Player is getting closer to appearing on smartphones, with Research in Motion adding its BlackBerry to the list of devices that will run the software.

AT&T announce HTC Tilt 2 and HTC Pure Windows phones

CNET News - Bonnie Cha - ‎31 minutes ago‎
With the launch of the first round of Windows Mobile 6.5 devices just a day away, AT&T threw its hat into the ring and announced two of its own Windows phones, the HTC Pure and the HTC Tilt 2. The Pure is a rebranded version of the HTC ...

Windows 7 Leaked To ebay

InformationWeek - Paul McDougall - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sellers are using the online auction house to hawk Microsoft's new operating system weeks before official release—but buyer beware.

'Zombieland' takes a bite out of the box office

Los Angeles Times - Ben Fritz - ‎1 hour ago‎
The film starring Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg goes to No. 1, breaking a recent trend of poor openings for horror movies. By Ben Fritz The directorial debuts of two well-known stars didn't combine to do half the business of a new horror comedy ...

Fashion critics rip Lindsay Lohan's Ungaro collection to shreds!

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Lindsay Lohan and Spanish designer Estrella Archs showed off their new hot mess of a Spring 2010 Ungaro collection today in Paris.

Did David Letterman ruin his image? Experts weigh in

USA Today - Gary Levin, David Lieberman - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP By Gary Levin, David Lieberman and Liz Szabo, USA TODAY The jury is still out on whether David Letterman's career will be damaged by his admission last week that he has had sex with women who worked for him.

Play-in game brings Twins full circle

MLB.com - Kelly Thesier - ‎48 minutes ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS -- Since the start of Spring Training, the Twins' motto has been that every game matters. It's a result of having their entire 2008 season come down to one contest -- a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to the White Sox in a ...

Surprise, surprise: Broncos really are better team

FOXSports.com - Jimmy Johnson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jimmy Johnson served as the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1989-1994, leading them to victories in Super Bowl XXVII & Super Bowl XXVIII.

Willis the next Ray Lewis?

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
(10-04) 21:27 PDT -- As Patrick Willis devoured the Rams on Sunday afternoon and the 49ers registered their first shutout in 119 games, a two-part question loomed over Candlestick Point: How good can this defense be, and just how much separates Willis ...
49ers batter the Rams San Jose Mercury News

LA County expects H1N1 flu vaccine this week

Los Angeles Times - Molly Hennessy-Fiske - ‎34 minutes ago‎
First shipments of FluMist are expected to arrive in clinics and doctors offices by Wednesday. School-age children in particular are encouraged to get the vaccine as soon as possible.

Early Births Take a Toll, Group Says

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
By AP WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly one in 10 of the world's babies is born premature, and about one million infants die each year as a result, according to a report that is the first attempt to measure a toll that is hidden in much of the world.

Autism is more widespread, US studies show, but why?

USA Today - Rita Rubin - ‎2 hours ago‎
BY THE NUMBERS By Rita Rubin, USA TODAY Two new government studies suggest autism spectrum disorders are becoming more common in children in the USA.

Op-Ed Columnist Mission Not Accomplished

New York Times - Paul Krugman - ‎Oct 1, 2009‎
Stocks are up. Ben Bernanke says that the recession is over. And I sense a growing willingness among movers and shakers to declare “Mission Accomplished” when it comes to fighting the slump.

Anti-Wi-Fi paint keeps your wireless signal to yourself

Yahoo! Tech - ‎Sep 30, 2009‎
Don't like the idea of your neighbors rudely snooping on the wireless signal you slaved to pay for from the lazy comfort of their living room?

It's 'Rape-Rape', Whoopi

FOXNews - Jeffrey Scott Shapiro - ‎Oct 1, 2009‎
Roman Polanski diabolically lured a 13-year-old child to a remote area where he knew she would be powerless. Whoopi Goldberg is wrong.

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.

Autopsy: Jackson Was In Decent Shape

Popeater - ‎Oct 1, 2009‎
His weight was normal. His heart was strong. Besides a case arthritis, damaged lungs and a skin disease that reduced pigment in his body, Michael Jackson was actually a pretty healthy 50-year-old man.