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Britain, Japan, and Sweden issue terror alerts

Boston Globe - Melissa Eddy - ‎15 minutes ago‎
AP / October 5, 2010 BERLIN - An American missile strike killed five German militants yesterday in the rugged Pakistan border area where a cell of Germans and Britons at the heart of the US terror alert for Europe - a plot US officials ...
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Obama seeks to partner businesses, 2-year colleges

USA Today - Mary Beth Marklein - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By Susan Walsh, AP By Mary Beth Marklein, USA TODAY President Obama, whose bid last year to pump billions of dollars into community colleges was scaled back dramatically by Congress, is using his bully pulpit this week to raise the profile of two-year ...
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GOP Advantage Eases, but Still Large, as Economic Optimism Shows a Pulse

ABC News - Gary Langer - ‎25 minutes ago‎
A gargantuan Republican advantage in the midterm elections subsided to merely a broad one in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, with the Democrats clawing back some support, in tandem with an incipient sense that the economy at ...
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Afghan offensive fails to reassure residents

Los Angeles Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
As NATO steps up its operation around Kandahar city, vowing that the Taliban will have nowhere to hide, residents remain fearful, saying militants simply bide their time and return.

Humiliation exposes Miami Dolphins' flaws to a national audience - Greg Cote - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The Miami Dolphins would go into their bye week sailing at 3-1 and feeling like bona fide playoff contenders or go stumbling in at 2-2 and not looking like anything of the sort unless you wear rose-colored glasses.

Twitter names successor to chief executive

Los Angeles Times - Jessica Guynn - ‎1 hour ago‎
Evan Williams, the social-networking site's co-founder and CEO, plans to focus on product strategy. His second-in-command, Chief Operating Officer Dick Costolo, replaces him at the top.

Zack Snyder Says 'Superman' Reboot Will Answer 'Why Superman?' - ‎2 hours ago‎
MTV News was lucky enough to chat with Snyder soon after the news officially broke, and while he couldn't reveal any concrete details about the plot, naturally, he did discuss why he's excited about Nolan and Goyer's vision for the project - as well as ...

Want to lose more fat weight? Get more sleep, study says

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Attention, dieters: You can cut all the calories you want to lose weight - but without enough sleep, you won't be losing the right kind.

Manuel, Macha among those left off the coaching carousel

USA Today - Bob Nightengale - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Kathy Kmonicek, AP By Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY It was the worst-kept secret in New York since Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance, but the Mets made it official Monday by firing general manager Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel.

White House Reiterates Support for Pakistan, Afghanistan

Voice of America - Dan Robinson - ‎5 hours ago‎
Photo: AP The White House says President Barack Obama still considers Pakistan a strong ally in the fight against extremist forces.

More terror attack travel warnings

BBC News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
More governments have issued travel alerts about the threat of possible terror attacks in Europe. Both Japan and Sweden have issued statements warning their citizens travelling in Europe of a heightened risk of attacks by al-Qaeda or affiliated groups ...

Windows Phone 7 Launch Scheduled for Oct. 11

eWeek - Nicholas Kolakowski - ‎2 hours ago‎
Microsoft will formally unveil Windows Phone 7 in a high-profile New York City event Oct. 11. Microsoft hopes Windows Phone 7 will attract users from Android and the iPhone.

Gainesville gunman killed self after deadly shooting spree

Gainesville Sun - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Investigators look over the scene of a red pickup truck containing the body of the suspected shooter who was involved in a shooting spree involving seven victims including two confirmed fatalities in Gainesville Monday.

What's Next For Justin Timberlake? - Kara Warner, Josh Horowitz - ‎2 hours ago‎
Now that 'The Social Network' is out, we take a look at JT's upcoming projects - and whether music is among them. By Kara Warner (@karawarner) , with reporting by Josh Horowitz (@joshuahorowitz) As box-office analysts predicted, "The Social Network" ...

Now It's Officially Hostile With Sanofi And Genzyme

Forbes - Tom Reese, Paul Rubillo - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sanofi's tender offer, which was made directly to shareholders of Genzyme, is for $69 per common share. The total value of such a transaction is around $18.5 billion.

Europe beats US in final match to win Ryder Cup | Golf

Seattle Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
US Open champion Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland beat American Hunter Mahan in the final match to give Europe a 14-1/2-13-1/2 victory over the United States in the Ryder Cup in Wales.

Rahm Emanuel gets earful during listening tour of Chicago

Chicago Tribune - John Chase, Kristen Mack - ‎1 hour ago‎
As he embarked Monday on his all-but-official campaign for Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel hit the streets of Chicago by inviting citizens to "tell it like it is.

Eagles QB Michael Vick says he expects to miss 1-2 weeks with rib injury

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick said late Monday that he expects to miss 1-2 weeks with a rib injury suffered in Sunday's loss to the Washington Redskins.

Did militant Israeli settlers burn mosque near Bethlehem?

Christian Science Monitor - Josh Mitnick - ‎3 hours ago‎
Many Israelis suspect militant Israeli settlers, seeking to incite religious violence and undermine peace negotiations, attacked a Palestinian mosque near Bethlehem.

The Checkup: Study reveals Americans' sexual activity, condom use

Washington Post - Jennifer LaRue Huget - ‎8 hours ago‎
I've just got my hands on the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior (NSSHB). The 118-page report, released this morning in a special issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, features research about the sexual activity ...

FCC still investigating Verizon over 'mystery charges'

CNET - Marguerite Reardon - ‎2 hours ago‎
Verizon Wireless said Sunday that it plans to refund consumers it wrongly charged for data usage, but the company still faces scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission, which has been investigating Verizon's practices.

Google TV lines up Netflix, Amazon, NBA, other partners

USA Today - Jefferson Graham - ‎2 hours ago‎
On Monday, Google (GOOG)announced more partnerships and a new website - - for its platform for bringing the Internet to any TV set.


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