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Seattle Post Intelligencer
Poll: Obama Takes 6-Point Lead in Ohio
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Jon Cohen and Dan Balz Aided by the faltering economy, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has the upper hand in the race for the state of Ohio, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, putting Republican John McCain at a ...
Debate stakes higher for McCain as insults mount The Associated Press
Stephanopoulos: Electoral Battleground Leans Obama ABC News
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ABC News
Jury Hears Phone Tapes in Stevens Corruption Trial
Washington Post - 43 minutes ago
Three secretly recorded phone conversations the jurors heard in which Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens told Bill Allen, a chief prosecution witness, that he didn't believe they had done anything wrong but could expect a fine and possibly some jail time if ...
Defense renews bid to end Stevens trial San Jose Mercury News
Drama Continues at Ted Stevens Trial ABC News
KTUU - Los Angeles Times - Reuters - The BLT
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Voice of America
Bus driver in fatal California crash is arrested
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
WILLIAMS, Calif. (AP) - A bus driver with a string of motor vehicle offenses and a history of substance abuse was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Monday after his casino-bound charter bus ran into a ditch, killing eight people.
A look at previous crashes involving casino buses San Jose Mercury News
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Times Online
UN chief wants new look at UN Georgia mission
International Herald Tribune - 1 hour ago
AP UNITED NATIONS: The UN observer mission monitoring a 1993 cease-fire between Georgia and Abkhazia should be extended for four months to explore whether to continue UN involvement following the Georgian-Russian war in South Ossetia, the UN chief said ...
Russia Accuses Georgia of ‘New Hostilities’ New York Times
Russia accuses Georgia of trying to wreck ceasefire Reuters
Civil Georgia - CNN - AFP - Christian Science Monitor
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Disarray in Europe as governments struggle to agree coordinated action
guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago
Germany's go-it-alone decision to prevent a run on its banks by guaranteeing up to €1 trillion of individuals' deposits was followed yesterday by several other EU countries.
EU Finance Ministers Meet Amid Global Crisis Voice of America
France moves to end taxi misery for tourists in Paris Telegraph.co.uk
Reuters - MarketWatch - Xinhua - World Bank Group
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Voice of America
Turkish airstrikes target Kurdish rebels
CNN - 7 hours ago
(CNN) -- Turkey's military launched airstrikes Monday on Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq, according to the PKK, or Kurdistan Workers' Party.
Turkish troops retaliate against PKK United Press International
Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebels in Iraq, government mulls steps AFP
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The Southern Ledger
Police: Jobless father kills family, self
CNN - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- A man distraught because he could not find work shot and killed his mother-in-law, his wife and three sons and then killed himself inside a home in an upscale San Fernando Valley neighborhood, police said.
6 Bodies Found in California Gated Community FOXNews
6 die in family murder-suicide in upscale LA home The Associated Press
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Mayor's third term bid reaches city council floor
Newsday - 41 minutes ago
BY MICHAEL FRAZIER | michael.frazier@newsday.com A bill that would extend term limits and allow Mayor Michael Bloomberg to seek a third term will be introduced Tuesday in City Council, officials said today.
Bloomberg Term Limit Change Challenged by Rival Council Bills Bloomberg
When Harry Met Mike New York Times
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Globe and Mail
Palin aides to cooperate with power abuse inquiry
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Aides to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin have agreed to answer questions from a legislative inquiry into abuse-of-power allegations against the US Republican vice presidential candidate, state officials said on ...
Palin's husband takes written questions in trooper probe CNN Political Ticker
7 Palin aides to testify in trooper investigation Los Angeles Times
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ABC News
IRS Change Helpful To Wells Fargo's Wachovia Bid Questioned
CNNMoney.com - 53 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Senate tax staff members are questioning whether the Treasury Department acted within its authority in easing rules to preserve tax losses in bank-to-bank merger deals.
Time Out Called In Wachovia Fight Forbes
Tax rule change may spur bank deals, experts say Reuters
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Bank of America profit falls 68%, firm cuts dividend
MarketWatch - 1 hour ago
By Greg Morcroft, MarketWatch The headline of a previous version of this story gave the incorrect percentage drop in Bank of America's net income.
Bank of America Offers Stock, Cuts Payout; Net Falls (Update3) Bloomberg
BofA halves dividends, to raise capital as earnings plummet Bizjournals.com
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ABC News
Fuld Targeted by Lawmakers as Surrogate for Wall Street Excess
Bloomberg - 39 minutes ago
By Lorraine Woellert and Yalman Onaran Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Lawmakers lashed out at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Chief Executive Officer Richard Fuld, peppering him for two hours with queries about excessive Wall Street pay and his failure to ...
Lehman Managers Portrayed as Irresponsible New York Times
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McCain - Palin: Don’t stick a fork in us yet!
Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours ago
By Jimmy Orr | 10.06.08 The McCain campaign received some good news today. The study released this morning that showed one in four mammals are in danger of becoming extinct did not include the McCain-Palin ticket.
Character attacks emerge in McCain-Obama race The Associated Press
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Obama Campaign Urges Last Minute Voter Registration
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
By Jose Antonio Vargas By 2 pm, Sen. Barack Obama's campaign had reminded its supporters across the country that the deadline for registering to vote was today in many jurisdictions.
Campaign gets nastier as Obama, McCain trade barbs Los Angeles Times
Obama Hits McCain on Keating Five as Attacks Heat Up (Update1) Bloomberg
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McCain calls Obama a liar, faults his Chicago ties
The Associated Press - 50 minutes ago
ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) - Behind in the polls, Republican John McCain on Monday called Democratic rival Barack Obama a liar as he leveled his harshest criticism yet, and said the campaign boils down to one basic question: Who is Obama really?
McCain Previews Debate Line of Attack Washington Post
Obama or McCain: Who's performing better? Los Angeles Times
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The Associated Press
EBay CEO embraces bold changes to spur growth
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Staff cuts and new acquisitions will help eBay Inc (EBAY.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) compete in the long-term, while new incentives in its core auctions business will spur consumer shopping this ...
eBay To Cut 10 Percent Of Workforce, Acquire Bill Me Later AHN
Net's eBay to reduce workforce 10 percent United Press International
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Report: 1 in 4 mammals face extinction
United Press International - 58 minutes ago
BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- One in four of the world's mammals are at risk of extinction, conservationists meeting in Spain direly warned Monday.
1 in 4 Mammals Threatened, Study Says New York Times
Survey Finds 'Bleak Picture' for World's Mammals Washington Post
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Electronic House
Judge halts RealDVD sales until at least Tuesday
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
RealNetworks this weekend suspended selling its RealDVD software in response to the request of a judge who needed time to review the legal issues involving the software, the company confirmed today.
Court Suspends Sales Of RealDVD AHN
Judge orders RealNetworks to pull copying software The Associated Press
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E! Online
Alive from New York, Fey's Palin Paces SNL
E! Online - 1 hour ago
The John McCain-Sarah Palin ticket would love to have Saturday Night Live's poll numbers. Last weekend's show, featuring yet another Tina Fey take on Palin, scored yet another big overnight rating, NBC said.
Palin Won't Lay Down for Tina Fey TMZ.com
Palin: Keeping 'Tina Fey in Business' New York Daily News
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E! Online
Kim K: Coming Back -- My Ass
TMZ.com - 44 minutes ago
So there's a rumor out there that Kim Kardashian may be back on "Dancing with the Stars" after Misty May tapped out with an Achilles tendon injury.
Dancing with the Stars 7: Top 10 Performance Live Thoughts BuddyTV
DWTS: Could Kim Replace Injured Misty? E! Online
Los Angeles Times - People Magazine - Reality TV World - The Associated Press
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Vancouver Sun
Simpson jurors explain their verdict
KVBC - 54 minutes ago
We're getting a closer look into the minds of at least some of the jurors in the OJ Simpson robbery trial. Seven of the 12 jurors say they decided to speak out amidst criticism by defense attorneys that they were biased.
Simpson's Attorneys Plan To Appeal Guilty Verdict KTNV Las Vegas
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Washington Post
Lowell's status rest of the way in doubt
MLB.com - 1 hour ago
By Ian Browne / MLB.com Mike Lowell has yet to get a base hit in eight ALDS at-bats thus far. (Charles Krupa/AP) BOSTON -- Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell's availability is in doubt, not just for the rest of the American League Division Series ...
Mike Lowell is off Sox roster Los Angeles Times
Sox replace Lowell on ALDS roster Boston Globe
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Rays clinch, punch ticket to ALCS
MLB.com - 36 minutes ago
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com BJ Upton hit two solo home runs to lead a 6-2 win over the White Sox in Game 4 of the AL Division Series to clinch the best-of-five series by a 3-1 margin.
Rays top White Sox 6-2, advance to their 1st ALCS The Associated Press
ALDS Preview from The Sports Network Sports Network
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Burress Returns to Giants, With No Regrets
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By JOSHUA ROBINSON All has just about gone back to normal for the Giants’ Plaxico Burress - as normal as things can be for an often infuriating, always mercurial wide receiver.
Plaxico Burress Conference Call: Transcript Hartford Courant
Plaxico Burress: Back From Suspension Rotowire
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Daily Mail
New prenatal test may be less risky than amniocentesis
San Jose Mercury News - 59 minutes ago
By Lisa M. Krieger Building on the latest developments in DNA science, Stanford University researchers have designed a prenatal genetic test that appears to be just as accurate - but much safer - than currentmethods like amniocentesis, according to a ...
Blood Tests Ease Search for Down Syndrome New York Times
Safer prenatal Down's syndrome test found in US Reuters
WebMD - BBC News - Bloomberg - Daily Mail
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Bakersfield Now
Study: Using fan on sleeping baby reduces risk of SIDS
San Jose Mercury News - 59 minutes ago
By Linda Goldston Babies are far less likely to suffer sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS if a fan is left on while the infant is sleeping, a new study suggests.
Sleeping With Fan May Lower SIDS Risk WebMD
Fan use linked to lower risk of SIDS Los Angeles Times
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Times Online
Nobel Prize to HPV Researcher Highlights Importance of Cervical ...
FOXBusiness - 34 minutes ago
The Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the causal link between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer has spurred lifesaving prevention technologies -- such as HPV testing and HPV vaccines -- that are helping to eradicate cervical cancer globally ...
Nobel Prize awarded for AIDS, cervical cancer research Los Angeles Times
Nobel is postscript to bitter 1980s HIV dispute The Associated Press
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