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Romney: "47 percent" remarks "completely wrong"

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mitt Romney, trying to distance himself from perhaps his most damaging campaign moment, said Thursday that his infamous "47 percent" remarks were "completely wrong.
Romney on '47 percent' comment: I was 'completely wrong'
Romney on 47 percent comments: I was 'completely wrong'
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Turkey Rattles Its Saber at Syria, but Remains Unlikely to Invade

TIME - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By Pelin Turgut / Istanbul | October 4, 2012 | + Local residents check on the damaged house where five Turkish civilians were killed by a mortar attack in the southern border town of Akcakale, Turkey, on Oct. 4, 2012 Even as Turkish Prime Minister ...
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Report: US rejected Iranian plan to end standoff over nuclear program

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tehran proposed an immediate end to Western economic sanctions against it in exchange for gradual winding down of 20-percent uranium enrichment, according to a New York Times report.
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Rams Get 9 Sacks, Bust Cardinals' Unbeaten Run

ABC News - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Even before Sam Bradford snapped out of it, the St. Louis Rams had enough points. Their fast-improving defense saw to that. Bradford busted a lengthy slump with a 52-yard touchdown pass to rookie Chris Givens for a two-TD cushion and Robert Quinn had ...
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BOJ Refrains From More Stimulus as Political Pressure Mounts

Bloomberg - ‎29 minutes ago‎
The Bank of Japan (8301) held off from more easing after adding to stimulus last month, preserving its policy firepower despite increased political pressure and signs of an economic contraction.
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Bobby V. hiring was a mess to start, and the Red Sox made it worse

CBSSports.com
1 hour ago
Written by
Scott Miller
By Scott Miller | Senior Baseball Columnist The season wasn't finished for more than, oh, five minutes before the Red Sox purged themselves of the hurricane that was Bobby Valentine.
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US investigators visit Libya compound where ambassador was killed

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
| BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A team of US investigators travelled for the first time to the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday to analyze the crime scene where the US ambassador was killed in an attack last month, Libyan and US sources said.
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China Landslide Topples School, Killing Students

Wall Street Journal - ‎28 minutes ago‎
AP BEIJING—All 18 elementary school students buried in a landslide were confirmed dead Friday, while one other person remained missing a day after the hillside collapsed and smothered part of a village in mountainous southwestern China.
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San Francisco: New archbishop is anti-gay marriage

Christian Science Monitor - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The Catholic Church on Thursday installed Salvatore Cordileone, a leader in the fight against same-sex marriage, as archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Francisco.
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Charles Manson's 'right-hand man' recommended for parole

Los Angeles Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
A state prisons panel on Thursday granted parole, subject to review, to a notorious killer described as a "right-hand man" to Charles Manson who was convicted in two slayings four decades ago.
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Motion Seeks to Have Feds Take Over Oakland Police

ABC News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Lawyers overseeing the terms of a settlement stemming from a decade-old Oakland police corruption scandal filed a motion Thursday requesting that the federal government take over the embattled department.
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Asia shares gain after ECB assurances, US jobs in focus

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Chikako Mogi | TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose and the euro clung on to most of its overnight gains on Friday as investors awaited a key US jobs report, with positive sentiment sustained after the European Central Bank said it was ready to buy ...
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American Grounds 757s for Second Time

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two days after American Airlines said it had inspected and discovered what caused rows of seats on three different passenger jets to come loose in flight and returned those planes to service, the troubled carrier is taking planes out of service for ...
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Samsung operating profit up 85%

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Simon Mundy in Seoul Strong smartphone sales helped Samsung Electronics beat market expectations in the third quarter, as the world's biggest technology company by sales achieved an operating profit increase of more than 85 per cent.
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Big Bird Becomes a Big Deal With Mitt Romney's Proposed Cuts

KCAU - ‎19 minutes ago‎
By: Scott Larson slarson@kcautv.com Big Bird has never been so hot. "Saturday Night Live," "The Today Show," and "Good Morning America" among others have all asked for appearances from the giant yellowMore>> One of America's best know "junkyard dogs" ...
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Ann Romney to Fill In for Robin Roberts on 'Good Morning America' (Exclusive)

Hollywood Reporter - ‎9 hours ago‎
With the presidential election only weeks away, ABC News also is in discussions with first lady Michelle Obama about guest-hosting "GMA.
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Obama fights back after debate setback

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Jeff Mason | DENVER (Reuters) - A day after a muted performance in a presidential debate, US President Barack Obama fought back against Republican rival Mitt Romney on Thursday and the Democrat's re-election campaign vowed to learn lessons from the ...
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Romney Vow to Lower Middle-Class Taxes at Odds With Cap

Bloomberg - ‎15 minutes ago‎
On taxes, Mitt Romney is long on promises and short on details. The Republican presidential nominee pledges to “lower taxes on middle-income families,” without giving high earners another tax cut or adding to the US budget deficit.
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Facebook shutters The Cool Hunter for copyright issues

CNET - ‎1 hour ago‎
With little warning, the social network shuts down the pop-culture Web site's Facebook account, leaving the founder and the site's nearly 800000 fans to wonder what went wrong.
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Google, Publishers Resolve Copyright Battle

MediaPost Communications - ‎3 hours ago‎
by Wendy Davis, 4 hours ago Google and the Association of American Publishers have resolved a longstanding legal battle about the search giant's book digitization project, they announced on Thursday.
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Mark Zuckerberg: 1 billion users and counting

NBCNews.com - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The number of Facebook users worldwide has topped 1 billion. As impressive as that milestone is, these are trying times for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
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Mariah Carey Told Barbara Walters Nicki Minaj Threatened to Shoot Her

TMZ.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
Barbara Walters reported on "The View" today she spoke with Mariah, who said she was concerned because "Nicki walked off the set and multiple people heard Nicki say, 'If I had a gun I would shoot the bitch.
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James Bond: The cinematic spy turns 50

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
The very first Bond film, “Dr. No,” premiered on this very day 50 years ago. A half-century later, as we await the 23rd installment of the franchise, “Skyfall,” on Nov. 9, it's clear nothing can ever vanquish the series' fetishistic allure.
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'30 Rock': Jack and Liz 'tank' the season 7 premiere

Entertainment Weekly (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
by Breia Brissey Well, it's the beginning of the end. Will Liz Lemon end up having it all? Only time will tell in this truncated final season of 30 Rock.
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Wild-card game could be a Baltimore chop

Los Angeles Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Roberto Alomar took a called third strike, and the Baltimore Orioles were eliminated from the playoffs. The date was Oct. 15, 1997.
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USC vs. Utah: live game updates

Los Angeles Times
22 minutes ago
Written by
Gary Klein
USC 38, Utah 28 (final) Kelvin York, who had been headed to USC before sustaining a knee injury, just made the score a little more respectable by running five yards for a Utah touchdown to cap an 11-play, 63-yard drive with 38 seconds left in the ...
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NHL hits players' wallets, cancels regular-season games to Oct. 24

Los Angeles Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Helene Elliott
The NHL on Thursday used its most potent hammer and ensured locked-out players will lose at least one paycheck when it canceled a segment of the regular-season schedule from the Oct. 11 openers through Oct. 24.
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Rockets working with Royce White

ESPN - ‎7 hours ago‎
AP McALLEN, Texas -- Houston Rockets first-round draft pick Royce White has not reported to training camp and said he and the team are working on a plan to address his fear of flying.
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Bizarre Species of Miniature Dinosaur Identified

New York Times - ‎Oct 3, 2012‎
Not every dinosaur grew up to be a mighty predator like Tyrannosaurus rex or a hulking vegan like Apatosaurus. A few stayed small, and some of the smallest dinosaurs that ever lived - tiny enough to nip at your heels - were among the first to spread ...
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Mars Rover Ready to Scoop Sand: Big Pic

Discovery News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Oct. 4, 2012 -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is parked in a proverbial and literal sand box, ready to test out its soil scoop, sifter and chemistry lab -- all key instruments for assessing if the planet most like Earth in the solar system has or ever ...
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Board probed pharmacy tied to meningitis

Boston Herald - ‎50 minutes ago‎
By Richard Weir The Framingham specialty pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak that has claimed five lives was under the spotlight of a Bay State licensing board as far back as 2002 after complaints over its sterilization procedures, ...
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Lab-Made Eggs Raise New Fertility Options

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
By GAUTAM NAIK Japanese scientists have made viable mouse eggs in a laboratory dish, an advance that may offer a new route for treating infertility in people.
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West Nile suspected in Chicago firefighter's death

Chicago Tribune - ‎55 minutes ago‎
A Chicago Fire Department lieutenant died Thursday night, and his family suspects the West Nile virus, according to officials. Lt.

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