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Chile Trapped Miners' Ordeal Nears End as Drill Seeks Underground Chamber

Bloomberg - Nathan Crooks, Randy Woods - ‎1 hour ago‎
Precaution is more vital than speed during the final stages of the rescue of 33 Chilean miners who have been trapped almost a half-mile underground since August, the miners' relatives said ...
Reuters - The Press Association - Xinhua - ABC Online - Wikipedia: 2010 Copiapó mining accident

Nobel laureate's wife forced to leave Beijing

Times of India - ‎12 minutes ago‎
BEIJING: Chinese police have forced the wife of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo to leave Beijing and are believed to have taken her to the northeastern city of Jinzhou, where her husband is imprisoned, reports said on Saturday.
Los Angeles Times - ABC Online - NPR - The Associated Press - Wikipedia: Liu Xiaobo

29 NATO tankers in new Pakistan attack: officials

AFP - Maaz Khan - ‎31 minutes ago‎
QUETTA, Pakistan - Gunmen Saturday torched at least 29 oil tankers in southwest Pakistan, the sixth attack in just over a week as Islamist militants continue to target a NATO supply route into Afghanistan.
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Splash! Ankiel's homer draws Braves even - Mark Bowman - ‎16 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO -- Ten years after Rick Ankiel couldn't throw a strike against the Braves in the playoffs, he managed to deliver the one that they desperately needed.

US sheds 95000 jobs in September

Washington Post - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Dale Chandler waits at the New York State Department of Labor employment center. The Brooklyn man is looking for work and trying to resolve a tax issue from his brief employment with the Census Bureau.

Officials in 40 States Said to Consider Joint Foreclosure Probe

Bloomberg - Dakin Campbell, Prashant Gopal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Attorneys general in about 40 states may announce by next week a joint investigation into potentially faulty foreclosures at the largest banks and mortgage firms, according to a person ...

Queen helped mold Halladay into an ace - Fred Claire - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The man who unlocked the magnificent pitching machine that is Roy Halladay saw only the final out of the no-hitter that was recorded by the ace of the Phillies in Game 1 of the National League ...

Facebook Groups Prank Shows Problem with Default Opt-In

PC World - Tony Bradley - ‎5 hours ago‎
Facebook held a major press event this week to introduce some significant changes to the site, including Facebook Groups. While the intent of Facebook Groups is to enhance privacy and provide users with more control over how ...

Security job goes to insider

Washington Post - Scott Wilson - ‎26 minutes ago‎
President Obama's promotion of Thomas E. Donilon on Friday to the post of national security adviser is an acknowledgment that the administration is entering a phase in which domestic political considerations will press more forcefully ...

Weight-loss drug withdrawal latest blow to obesity fight

Washington Post - Rob Stein - ‎5 hours ago‎
The withdrawal of the diet drug Meridia on Friday marks the latest setback in the long, frustrating quest for a pharmaceutical solution to the nation's obesity epidemic.

Stocks rise, oddly, on bleak jobs report

Los Angeles Times - Nathaniel Popper - ‎4 hours ago‎
Reporting from New York-- Wall Street took some bad employment statistics as a good omen, sending the Dow Jones industrial average above 11000 for the first time since May.

With cash lead, GOP adds to its targets

Washington Post - Dan Eggen, T.W. Farnam - ‎56 minutes ago‎
The Republican Party and its allies are using a clear financial advantage to pursue a rare opportunity this year, spreading resources across an unusually large number of races, including many considered safe for Democrats ...

Harry Potter Can't Make 3-D Magic

ABC News - Jill Serjeant - ‎5 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Warner Bros on Friday said it abandoned plans to convert the next Harry Potter movie to 3-D, bringing mixed reactions from box office watchers and fans of the multibillion-dollar blockbuster franchise.

Arab League Offers Reprieve on Mideast Peace Talks

New York Times - Isabel Kershner - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mahmoud Abbas, center, president of the Palestinian Authority, and Egypt's foreign minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, just behind him, in Sirte, Libya.

Lennon's New York Universe

Wall Street Journal - John Jurgensen - ‎3 hours ago‎
As London, Liverpool and much of the world celebrates John Lennon's 70th birthday today, New York marks its own claim on the former Beatle, who spent most of his final decade here before being gunned down in 1980.

Hungary evacuates town near toxic sludge reservoir

BBC News - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The Hungarian town of Kolontar is being evacuated after more damage was discovered at a burst reservoir that spilled toxic sludge on Monday.

Brown's phone flub may give Whitman an opening

San Francisco Chronicle - John Wildermuth - ‎1 hour ago‎
The brief sound clip of an aide to Jerry Brown suggesting they call Meg Whitman a "whore" has given the Republican candidate for governor a chance to put her Democratic opponent on the defensive.

Poor nations don't want to lose in IMF power shift

Reuters - Lesley Wroughton, Walter Brandimarte - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As global finance chiefs wrestled on Friday with how to redistribute voting power in the International Monetary Fund, emerging markets want to ensure that a promised increase in their ...

Vince Vaughn 'Dilemma' Trailer's 'Gay' Joke To Be Cut - Mawuse Ziegbe - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Vince Vaughn vehicle "The Dilemma" is already running into problems of its own after promotion of the film recently kicked off.

ESPN2 analyst says OSU receivers dominated - David Stanley Ford - ‎15 minutes ago‎
10/08/2010 LAFAYETTE, La. - One thing is clear about Oklahoma State's offense. When Kendall Hunter gets heavily involved, things run a lot smoother.

War of words erupts over 'Secretariat'

Hollywood Reporter - Paul Bond - ‎4 hours ago‎
The wholesome, family-friendly movie "Secretariat" has sparked a debate about Nazis, propaganda, white power and a host of other unsavory stuff Disney probably didn't bargain for.

Thrashers' Pavelec conscious after collapsing on ice - John Manasso - ‎4 hours ago‎
ATLANTA -- To a man, the Atlanta Thrashers said they did not see what happened to goalie Ondrej Pavelec as he lost consciousness in the first period of their 4-2 season-opening win over Washington at Philips ...

Microsoft, Adobe Could Partner On Mobile, Cloud Businesses

Wall Street Journal - Jeanette Borzo - ‎10 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--The reported visit by Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to the headquarters of Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE) spurred takeover talk, but the more likely result could be ...

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