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Israel shoots down unidentified drone

AFP - ‎11 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM - The Israeli air force shot down an unarmed and unidentified drone on Saturday after it entered the country's airspace from the Mediterranean Sea, an army spokesman reported.
Israel Rushed Jets To Shoot Down A Foreign Drone Over Gaza
Israeli air force shoots down small, unpiloted aircraft
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President collected eye-popping $181 million in fund-raising for month

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama raked in a stunning $181 million in September, marking his best fund-raising month of the campaign. The massive haul, announced Saturday, easily surpassed the $114 million that Obama and the Democratic National Committee raised in ...
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Panetta: Syria clash with Turkey may escalate

WCSH-TV - ‎2 hours ago‎
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says he's worried that border clashes between Syria and Turkey could escalate and spread to neighboring countries.
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Terror suspects appear in court after extradition

CBS News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Last Updated 8:44 pm ET NEW YORK The radical Islamic preacher known as Abu Hamza al-Masri and two alleged al Qaeda operatives made their first apperarances in a US court on Saturday after years of fighting their extradition from Brtain.
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Florida Validates Standing in the SEC, Toppling LSU

New York Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - After incremental steps at improvement against lesser opponents, the Florida Gators took a leap forward Saturday, beating Louisiana State, 14-6, and perhaps signaling a shift of power in the Southeastern Conference.
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Death toll from meningitis outbreak rises to seven

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Tim Ghianni | NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - The death toll from a widening outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections has risen to seven, with 65 cases now reported in nine states, officials said on Saturday.
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Syria's defence minister vows to 'crush' rebels as troops widen attacks

CTV News - ‎51 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT -- Syria's military will "crush" armed rebels, President Bashar Assad's defence minister warned Saturday, as the regime shelled rebel positions in two cities and near the Lebanese border in a widening offensive.
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Venezuela: Radical Group Promises Violence if Chavez Loses Election

ABC News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
CARACAS-- The countdown to the Venezuelan elections has officially begun. With less than 24 hours to go, the tension in the polarized country is palpable.
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Pope Benedict XVI's former butler get 18 months jail

The Australian - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Image Video Pope's butler hoping for papal pardon POPE Benedict XVI's former butler Paolo Gabriele has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing secret documents from the Vatican that revealed fraud and intrigue.
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Protesters march in opposition to US drone missile attacks

Newsday - ‎1 hour ago‎
Protesters march in opposition to US drone missile attacks MIANWALI, Pakistan - Led by cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan, a caravan of demonstrators including more than 30 American anti-war activists embarked on a two-day journey Saturday to ...
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Navy commissions destroyer named after SEAL

The Oshkosh Northwestern - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy gather at the gravesite of the Navy SEAL during a memorial service at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, NY, on Oct. 2 / Frank Eltman, AP by USA TODAY by USA TODAY NEW YORK (AP) â?
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Toronto bus bound for NYC flips on interstate exit ramp; 23 hospitalized

Waterloo Record - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP Bill Kostroun/The Associated Press Passengers look on after their bus overturned in a ditch at an exit ramp off Route 80 in Wayne, NJ Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
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Romney vows US renewal; Obama has big money month

Kansas City Star - ‎42 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- Opening the campaign's last month, Mitt Romney ticked off indicators of economic misery Saturday night to suggest that a drop in unemployment hasn't reversed what ails the nation.
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Arkansas Republicans' comments on slavery, Muslims stir controversy

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Suzi Parker | LITTLE ROCK, Ark (Reuters) - Republicans in Arkansas are struggling to get past the controversy generated by a state lawmaker who wrote that slavery might have benefited blacks and a candidate who has advocated expelling Muslims from ...
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Jobless Rate Falls to Lowest Since Obama's Inauguration

Businessweek - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
By Peter Coy on October 05, 2012 The US unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, the lowest since January 2009, the month that President Barack Obama took office in the teeth of a fierce recession.
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Gas prices roar to California record, hitting average of $4.614 per gallon - ‎1 hour ago‎
As Californians' wallets are being hit hard at the gas pump, the national average continues to climb. Diana Alvear reports. By Jason Kandel and Antonio Castelan, NBCLosAngeles.
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Impact of cutbacks

Daily American Online - ‎26 minutes ago‎
During the first presidential debate, Republican candidate Mitt Romney said if elected president, he would cut funding to PBS. He mentioned Big Bird himself.
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Mitt Romney for President Releases Television Ad, “Melanie”

Beach Carolina Magazine - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Boston, MA - Today, Romney for President released a new television advertisement titled “Melanie.” Melanie McNamara voted for Barack Obama in 2008.
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Clinton appearance signals hope for Arizona Democrats in Senate

CNN (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton will lend his star power to the Senate race in Arizona when he campaigns for Democratic former US Surgeon General Richard Carmona at a rally Wednesday night.
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Foxconn denies strike, says iPhone 5 production is on track

PCWorld (blog)
2 hours ago
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A Year into the Post-Jobs Era, Apple Looks as Strong as Ever

eWeek - ‎11 hours ago‎
By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2012-10-06 Email Print NEWS ANALYSIS: Steve Jobs, who died a year ago, was an IT visionary who turned around Apple, teetering on bankruptcy in 1996, and was responsible for changing how regular users view technology.
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Microsoft Updates Windows 8 Apps Before Final Release

PC Magazine
11 hours ago
Written by
Chloe Albanesius
By Chloe Albanesius Apps within the new operating system will be updated much like the mobile apps on your phone. "The Store tile will notify you when updates are available, and you can open it and click the updates link in the top right corner to see ...
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Nick Cannon -- Mariah's Feud with Nicki Minaj Is 'No Big Deal' - ‎3 hours ago‎
Nick Cannon is doing his husbandly duty to downplay the beef between his wife, Mariah Carey, and her "American Idol" judging partner Nicki Minaj ... telling our photog the whole thing has been blown out of proportion. Nick broke out his thesaurus when ...
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Hulk Hogan offered 'open chequebook' by porn company to distribute his sex tape

Daily Mail - ‎19 minutes ago‎
By Virginia Skeels and Kirsty Mccormack Bosses behind a pornographic website have offered to open their coffers to Hulk Hogan in exchange for allowing the company to distribute his infamous sex tape.
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HOT NOW: Kim Kardashian Talks Kanye & Plans For 'Next' Wedding

Access Hollywood - ‎7 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Caption Kim Kardashian attends the E!Channel Brand Evolution event in Paddington in Sydney, Australia on September 19, 2012 Kim Kardashian's televised wedding extravaganza to Kris Humphries didn't exactly end in happily ever ...
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Verlander Overpowers A's in Detroit's 3-1 Win

ABC News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Justin Verlander allowed a home run to the first batter of the game - and quickly shrugged it off. This hard-throwing ace doesn't usually hit his stride until a bit later.
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Francona Named Indians Manager

ESPN - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Francona, who guided the Boston Red Sox to two World Series titles, has been hired as manager of the Cleveland Indians, a team that collapsed in the second half this season after a promising first four months.
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Sprint Cup scouting report: Talladega - ‎1 hour ago‎
Points leader Brad Keselowski has his best chance yet to win a Cup title and he's making the Chase an even bigger priority. He said last week that he would drop the Nationwide series race at Kansas from his schedule, and that more reductions to his ...
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Stanford Escapes Arizona in Overtime

New York Times - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Chase Thomas intercepted a tipped pass by Matt Scott in overtime, Stepfan Taylor ran for a 21-yard score two plays later and No. 18 Stanford rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Arizona, 54-48, on Saturday at home.
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NASA Tracking Space Junk Ahead of Private Launch to Space Station - ‎1 hour ago‎
by Tariq Malik, Managing Editor A piece of space junk that may buzz the International Space Station Monday has NASA weighing plans to move the orbiting lab, even as a private space capsule stands poised to launch toward the station on Sunday ...
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The Carnivores Next Door

National Geographic - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
First it was the raccoons. Next came the coyotes. And then? Bigger carnivores. Urban and suburban areas in North America are home to a lot of small, wild predators, and now scientists believe that the coyote's success in adapting to an urban lifestyle ...
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Generic antidepressant not equivalent to original Wellbutrin: FDA

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - The US Food and Drug Administration said new data indicate that the generic version of the popular antidepressant Wellbutrin is not equivalent to the original drug manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.
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Sarepta Surges on Hopes for Drug

Barron's - ‎16 hours ago‎
A good clinical trial boosts prospects that eteplirsen can help some boys afflicted with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. And MetroPCS shares jumped on news that it would be acquired by T-Mobile.