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The Quds: Iran's shadowy terrorist trainers

CBS News -
A man walks over the rubble left after a bomb exploded at the Argentinian Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA in Spanish) in Buenos Aires, 18 July 1994.
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Bloomberg debate: Cain, Perry look to upstage Romney

Los Angeles Times -
On a red-letter day already for Mitt Romney, he'll have a chance to play to his strength -- the economy -- at a Republican presidential debate Tuesday evening in New Hampshire.

Cabinet approves deal with Hamas: Schalit to return home

Jerusalem Post -
Deal passes 26-3 in cabinet vote; Israel to release 1000 prisoners in two-stage process, including 1/3 serving life sentences; Netanyahu: "My heart is with the families of terror victims.

Lockout's Real Pain Felt Beyond Owners and Players

ABC News -
NBA owners will lose $1 million on average for every game canceled because of the lockout, and players will lose an estimated $350 million a month.

FOREX-Euro rally stalls after Slovak vote

Reuters -
SYDNEY, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The euro struggled to make much headway early in Asia on Wednesday after the Slovak parliament rejected a plan to expand the euro zone rescue fund, crucial to containing Europe's spreading debt crisis.

'Avengers' Trailer: Five Key Scenes -
The first full trailer for "The Avengers" is here, though at first glance, it seemed much more like the work of Michael Bay - a little citizens-ominously-watching-the-skyline "Armageddon" here, ...

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Fury at seven year sentence for Ukraine's ousted PM

The Independent -
The lengthy and controversial trial of Julia Tymoshenko was brought to a close in Kiev yesterday, with Ukraine's former Prime Minister jailed for seven years.

Myanmar to free more than 6300 prisoners

Los Angeles Times -
It's not clear how many of them are political prisoners, and the move is greeted with skepticism by rights groups and dissidents.

Senate Approves Bill Aimed at China's Currency Policy

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - A bipartisan cross-section of Congress seems to agree that China manipulates its currency in ways that make it harder for many American manufacturers to compete.

Boston Protesters Arrested; Manhattan Millionaires Targeted

Wall Street Journal -
AP The national Occupy Wall Street movement stayed on a boil Tuesday, with about 50 arrests in Boston and a Manhattan "Millionaires March" to the homes of some of New York City's wealthiest residents.

Witness: Bombing suspect's underwear was 'bulky,''burning'

USA Today -
In a 1 ½ hour-long opening statement today, the government laid out its case against underwear bombing suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, telling jurors the defendant was on a mission from ...

White House Pushes for Passage of Job Bill in Face of Likely Senate Defeat

Fox News -
President Barack Obama speaks at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local No. 5 Training Center in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 President Obama declared Tuesday that the US Senate faced a “moment of truth” when it votes on ...

Police Search Well in Hunt for Missing Missouri Baby Lisa Irwin

Fox News -
The search for a missing 10-month old continued Tuesday as dozens of emergency workers searched a well located under the deck of a vacant house in Kansas City, but were unable to turn up any evidence on the baby's whereabouts.

Treasuries Decline, S&P 500 Advances as Commodity Producers Rise

BusinessWeek -
Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Treasuries fell, pushing 10-year yields to a one-month high, after the US sold $32 billion in three-year notes and concern about Europe's debt crisis eased.

Alcoa, Joe's Jeans: After-Hours Trading -
The stock last changed hands at $9.86, down 4.3%, on volume of more than 5.1 million, according to Year-to-date, the shares were already down more than 40%, dragged lower by weakening aluminum prices ...

Apple preps for iOS 5, iCloud with iTunes update

Computerworld -
Computerworld - Apple today prepared iOS, Mac and Windows users for tomorrow's launch of iOS 5 and iCloud by shipping iTunes 10.5.

Zynga secretly launches developer platform in plain sight

by Rafe Needleman October 11, 2011 4:33 PM PDT Follow @rafe At the Zynga press conference today, CEO Mark Pincus dropped a bombshell that, according to the army of press handlers there, I was the only person to hear.

iPhone 4S sales to get 18.8 million 3GS upgrades

SlashGear -
iPhone 4S sales should be strong suggests Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who projects that a good portion of sales will come from iPhone 3GS users upgrading to the latest Apple smartphone.

Steve Jobs death spawns collectibles, but few sales

Reuters -
A figure of Apple founder Steve Jobs is seen in an craft shop in Naples October 7, 2011. The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.

International BlackBerry outage continues

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has still not fully restored email, messaging and Web service to more than 10 million customers in Europe, the Middle East, parts of South ...

Beyonce Shoots Down Fake Baby Bump Rumors

Us Magazine -
Following speculation that the 30-year-old singer padded her stomach on the Australian talk show Sunday Night HD, Knowles' rep tells ABC the fake bump rumors are "stupid, ridiculous and false.

Autopsy doctor doubts Jackson caused his own death

Reuters -
LOS ANGELES, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Michael Jackson could not have given himself the powerful anesthetic propofol that caused his death in 2009, the doctor who performed the singer's autopsy testified on Tuesday.

Adele leads American Music Awards nominations

Reuters -
1 of 3. Singer Adele poses on arrival at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles August 28, 2011. NEW YORK (Reuters) - British singing star Adele continued her current pop reign with a leading four nominations for the 2011 American Music Awards ...

Young scratched, replaced by Dirks in left field -
DETROIT -- Delmon Young's sore left oblique forced him out of the Tigers' lineup for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday, a day after the Tigers put him back on the roster and into ...

Downtown Phoenix will be epicenter for Super Bowl events -
Downtown Phoenix will be an epicenter for the 2015 Super Bowl, with more events and parties hosted in the Valley's core when the National Football League brings the game to University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.

Kraken Sea Monster Account "Bizarre and Miraculous"

National Geographic -
The curious arrangement of giant bones in a prehistoric ocean graveyard has caused one paleontologist to propose the existence of a giant squid-like kraken that preyed on bus-size "sea monsters.

Geologists Prepare to Drill Into Ancient Antarctic Lake

Wired News -
By Wired UK By Olivia Solon, Wired UK A team of British researchers are preparing to dig down through three-kilometer-thick ice to sample a lake under the Antarctic in the hope of finding new species and clues about the future impact of climate change.

Recommended: Three years on Mars ... in 3 minutes -
Quantum fluctuations in science, space and society, from quarks to Hubble and Mars. Served up by Alan Boyle, science editor.

Study: Vitamins May be Harmful to Women Over 50

Cleveland News - Fox 8 -
The findings of a new study on vitamins may be hard to swallow for many women over 50, but a leading Cleveland dietitian agrees with some of the findings.

The pros and cons of PSA screening for prostate cancer

Toronto Star -
Should a man over 50 undergo routine PSA (prostate-specific antigen) tests, the blood sample used to detect prostate cancer? The US Preventive Services Task Force issued a definitive “no” last week when it released its new draft recommendations.


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