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Chavez wins 3rd re-election in tightest race yet

The Associated Press - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By FRANK BAJAK, AP - 1 minute ago CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Hugo Chavez put to rest any doubts about his masterful political touch in winning a third consecutive six-year term after a bitterly fought race against a youthful rival who has ...
Hugo Chavez wins re-election bid in Venezuela
Hugo Chávez is re-elected in Venezuela
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Romney to propose new sanctions on Iran, new help for Syrian rebels

CBS News - ‎11 minutes ago‎
LEXINGTON, Va. Republican nominee Mitt Romney will accuse President Obama of "passive" leadership in the Middle East in what aides are calling a major foreign-policy address Monday at Virginia Military Institute.
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Yankees Get the Jump on Orioles With 7-2 Win

ABC News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
The New York Yankees earned the AL East title by pulling away from the Baltimore Orioles in the final week of the regular season. That scenario repeated itself in the first game of their AL playoff series, and now the Orioles are again forced to play ...
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Calif. gov. takes action as gas prices keep rising

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎34 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown is taking action in an effort to drive down the cost of gasoline as California drivers cope with record-breaking prices at the pump.
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Brees breaks Unitas' record in win - ‎1 hour ago‎
Drew Brees got suspended coach Sean Payton in the building, broke a prestigious NFL passing record and led New Orleans to a desperately needed first win of the season.
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Meningitis Cases Rise Amid Hunt for Victims

Wall Street Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
The number of people sickened with fungal meningitis from tainted epidural steroid injections has now risen to 91 in nine states, including seven deaths, federal officials said Sunday, as investigators try to home in on the precise source of ...
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Turkey-Syria border clashes - live updates

The Guardian - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Turkish soldiers take their position at the Akcakale border gate on Sunday. Turkey returned fire after Syrian mortar bombs landed in a field in southern Turkey on Saturday.
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Libyan Premier Ousted After Lawmakers Reject Cabinet

Bloomberg - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Libyan lawmakers were to meet today to weigh their options after rejecting a revised Cabinet list submitted by Prime Minister-elect Mustafa Abushagur and firing him from his post.
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Philippine gov't, Moro rebels reach accord but final peace pact still being ...

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Alito L. Malinao MANILA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua)-- After more than 15 years of on-and- off negotiations, the Philippine government and the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Force (MILF) have finally approved a " framework agreement"that would serve as the ...
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Happy Birthday, Mr. President: Putin's 60th

Wall Street Journal - ‎14 minutes ago‎
By GREGORY L. WHITE MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin marked his 60th birthday by granting reporters from Russia's NTV network what was billed as an unprecedented inside look at his presidential routine.
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Gaza militants fire rockets into Israel after air strike

Reuters - ‎55 minutes ago‎
| GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched rockets at southern Israel on Monday in what they said was a response to an air strike that wounded two militants and eight bystanders on Sunday.

Advocates: Cities passing rules targeting homeless

WBFF/WNUV Baltimore - ‎49 minutes ago‎
By GILLIAN FLACCUS AP COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) -- Army veteran Don Matyja was getting by on the streets of Costa Mesa until he got ticketed for smoking in the park.
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Negative Attacks Taking Toll On Brown and Warren

GoLocal Worcester - ‎2 hours ago‎
Both Republican Senator Scott Brown and Democratic hopeful Elizabeth Warren have seen their favorability among likely voters take a hit in the increasingly negative Massachusetts Senate race.
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German Exports Unexpectedly Rose for a Second Month

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
German exports unexpectedly rose for a second month in August, indicating Europe's largest economy is weathering the sovereign debt crisis.
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Chinese telecoms dispute Congress' findings

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Charles Riley @CNNMoneyTech October 8, 2012: 1:56 AM ET Huawei, second only to Sweden's Ericsson in telecom equipment sales, pushed back Monday against the findings of a US congressional committee.
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World Bank Sees East Asia Growth Sliding to 11-Year Low on China

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Play How Is This Recession Different from '08? See China The World Bank said policy makers in Asia's emerging economies have room to provide more fiscal stimulus as China's slowdown drags the region's growth to an estimated 11-year low in 2012.
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Euro Zone's Bazooka Has Surprisingly Few Bullets - ‎48 minutes ago‎
It has been referred to as “the bazooka” - the 500 billion euro European bailout fund that after much dispute will have its first board meeting on Monday.
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Japan carmakers to cut China production by half-Nikkei

Fox Business - ‎3 hours ago‎
TOKYO - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T>, Nissan Motor Co <7201.T> and Honda Motor Co <7267.T> plan to slash production in China by roughly half, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, as a territorial row between Asia's two largest economies cuts ...
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Obama Flying to LA to Reassure Hollywood Donors

Hollywood Reporter - ‎Oct 6, 2012‎
The president arrives for a star-studded concert and high-roller dinner on Sunday amid "shock" in Hollywood over his Denver debate performance.
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GOP VP hopeful Paul Ryan heading to Michigan - ‎17 minutes ago‎
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan plans a day of campaigning in Michigan.
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Workers strike again at Foxconn's China factory

ZDNet - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Summary: Taiwanese manufacturer confirms the workers' strike at its Zhengzhou facility in China last Friday, but noted the peaceful strike lasted only two hours and did not affect production.
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Apple Addresses iPhone 5 Lens Flare Issue

PC Magazine
14 hours ago
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Damon Poeter
By Damon Poeter Remember that purple lens flare issue with the iPhone 5's camera? Sure you do—PCMag's own Jim Fisher recently did a big piece reproducing and comparing lens flare intrusions on photos taken with Apple's new smartphone, ...
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iPad Mini: Apple Orders More Than 10 Million Units For Q4, Says WSJ

TechCrunch - ‎1 hour ago‎
Following its story last week that suppliers to Apple had kicked off production of a smaller iPad - the so-called 'iPad mini' - the Wall Street Journal is now reporting Apple has ordered more than 10 million units for the fourth quarter of this year.
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For Software, Cracks in the Patent System

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
When the nation's patent system was born, many inventions were mechanical. Some say the patent system is ill suited for today's digital world, where innovations like software are often based on abstract concepts.
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The Stewart–O'Reilly Debate: An Inside View of a Seriously Hilarious Rumble

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Katy Steinmetz
By Katy Steinmetz | @katysteinmetz | October 7, 2012 | + Bill O'Reilly, left, and Jon Stewart face off during the "Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium" at George Washington University on Oct. 6, 2012, in Washington, DC 'Tis debate season, ...
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Jay-Z takes the subway to his final show at the Barclays Center, and Beyonce ...

New York Daily News - ‎Oct 6, 2012‎
Jay-Z got to his final concert at the city's newest arena by taking one of New York's oldest rides: the R train. The Bed-Stuy-born star surprised city straphangers Saturday when he walked into the Canal Street station at around 6 pm Escorted by ...
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Reds have Giants in survival mode and there's no camouflaging it
26 minutes ago
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Scott Miller
By Scott Miller | Senior Baseball Columnist SAN FRANCISCO -- With his team's season just about ready for the taxidermist, Madison Bumgarner was resplendent in a camouflage "Ducks Unlimited" baseball cap as he tried to explain away this one.
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Once again, Wes Welker comes up big for Patriots - ‎57 minutes ago‎
FOXBOROUGH - Wes Welker certainly has quieted talk about his role in the offense the last two weeks, once again becoming Tom Brady's favorite target and helping the Patriots move the ball with an assortment of quick-route, short-yardage gains.
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Nats 'keep swinging,' rally past Cards in Game 1 - ‎13 minutes ago‎
PHT: Reports indicate NHL, NHLPA are communicating, but new CBA meetings probably won't take place until Wednesday or Thursday.
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Robert Griffin, Matt Cassel headline Week 5′s injury roundup

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Brian McIntyre | Shutdown Corner - 4 hours ago Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin exited Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons with a concussion after taking a brutal (but 100 percent clean) hit from linebacker Sean ...
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NY Jets need to give Tim Tebow more chances to spark Gang Green's offense ...

New York Daily News - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Jets enjoy creating drama with their player introductions for prime-time games, so you can only imagine what they might have in the works for Monday night.
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Astronomers find star whipping around enormous black hole at center of Milky Way

Alaska Dispatch - ‎14 hours ago‎
Astronomers have found a star whipping around an enormous black hole at the center of the Milky Way once every 11.5 years, potentially providing them with a cosmic laboratory to test Albert Einstein's most famous theory and to learn more about how such ...
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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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Running away common with autism

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Almost half of children with autism in a new study had run away at least once - and many of them were missing long enough to cause concern.
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Hope for Infertility Treatments: Scientists Make New Eggs from Mouse Stem Cells

TIME - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
By Alexandra Sifferlin | @acsifferlin | October 5, 2012 | + Japanese researchers have produced mouse eggs from stem cells that bred healthy offspring, a breakthrough that may one day help treat human infertility.

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