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2012 Vice presidential debate

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎38 minutes ago‎
DANVILLE, KY - OCTOBER 11: US Vice President Joe Biden (L) shakes hands with Republican vice presidential candidate US Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) during the vice presidential debate at Centre College October 11, 2012 in Danville, Kentucky.
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Turkey PM Says Syrian Plane Contained Ammunition

Voice of America (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the cargo Turkey seized from a Syrian passenger plane that was forced to land in Ankara contained military equipment and ammunition destined for Syria's government.
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Shuttle Endeavour to roll through LA amid security

WSB Atlanta - ‎32 minutes ago‎
AP Bob Olmscheid, right, prepares the street for the Space Shuttle Endeavour to roll through, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in Los Angeles.
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Threat looms over Bali bombing 10th anniversary

USA TODAY - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Australian Carmen Cacha, who lost her son in the 2002 Bali bombings pays her respects at the Bali Memorial Monument on Thursday. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati) (Photo: Firdia Lisnawati, AP) BALI, Indonesia (AP) - A decade after twin bombs killed scores of ...
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Meningitis outbreak: Some questions and answers

Los Angeles Times
4 hours ago
Written by
Amina Khan
The toll in the nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak has risen to 14 dead and 155 sickened across 11 states, linked to a tainted back pain treatment from a Massachusetts compounding facility.
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Denying girls education entrenches poverty: report

Times LIVE - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Students hold a placard during a rally to condemn the attack on schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai in Peshawar October 11, 2012. The Pakistani schoolgirl fighting for her life after being shot by Taliban gunmen was transferred on Thursday from a hospital in a ...
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A profile in courage

New York Daily News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot by a Taliban gunman was named after a young woman who is a folk heroine to her people for rallying an army to defeat the British in a 19th century battle.
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Mom who glued toddler's hands: Is she a monster?

Houston Chronicle - ‎50 minutes ago‎
DALLAS (AP) - Elizabeth Escalona has admitted that when she beat her then 2-year-old daughter and glued her hands to a wall, she behaved like a monster.
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Chicago schools CEO replaced after 17 months - ‎58 minutes ago‎
AP CHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to improve Chicago's schools face yet more upheaval after his hand-picked CEO, Jean-Claude Brizard, resigned Thursday just three weeks after the end of the city's first teachers strike in a quarter century ...
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FBI seeks help in finding missing Colorado girl

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎15 minutes ago‎
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have shifted their focus from searching for a missing 10-year-old girl to appealing for help in tracking down her apparent kidnapper, as concern mounts in a Denver suburb where the girl disappeared a week ago and a ...
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Panetta: Cyber threat is pre 9/11 moment

CNN (blog) - ‎38 minutes ago‎
By Pam Benson The United States must beef up its cyber defenses or suffer as it did on September 11, 2001 for failing to see the warning signs ahead of that devastating terrorist attack, the Secretary of Defense told a group of business leaders in New ...
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Japanese Companies' Yen for Overseas M&A

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By WSJ Staff No news of a Japanese outbound acquisition can go without mentioning the role that the strength of the yen has played in driving the country's shopping spree for assets in recent years.
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RPT-Bank stocks expected to swing less than usual on earnings

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
* JPMorgan, Wells Fargo to kick off bank earnings on Friday * Options market prices in relatively low risk for banks * Large put buying in Financial XLF ETF seen recently By Angela Moon and Doris Frankel Oct 12 (Reuters) - This earnings season looks ...
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Postal Service says stamp prices to go up 1 cent next year

9 hours ago
Written by
Emily Stephenson
| WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The cost of sending a letter in the United States will go up by a penny next year, the cash-strapped Postal Service said on Thursday.
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Friday's p-Op quiz: 'Martha Raddatz' edition

Washington Post (blog) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
By Jonathan Capehart This was the week of post-first-debate drama, post-veep-debate navel gazing and tons of advice for the fellas on both tickets, whether they wanted it or not.
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Billy Graham prays with Mitt Romney

Washington Post (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Jeannine Hunter MONTREAT, NC - OCTOBER 11: Republican nominee for President Governor Mitt Romney meets with Reverend Billy Graham, and son, Franklin Graham, at the Graham home on the top of a high ridge in Montreat, NC on Oct. 11, 2012.
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US court overturns Galaxy Nexus ban

Fudzilla - ‎33 minutes ago‎
It was about time the Scout, although a quality case at the time, got an overhaul. The case needed a… A US appeals court has overturned a pretrial sales ban against the Galaxy Nexus.
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Foxconn reportedly threatens to cut support for severely injured worker

SlashGear - ‎1 hour ago‎
Foxconn is no stranger to controversy. Workers protests, suicides, threats of suicide, and riots have all marred the Taiwan manufacturer, which is accused of underpaying and overworking its workers while providing harsh, unsafe working conditions.
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Michael Lohan: Dina Is Screwing With Lindsay's Head - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Dina Lohan has played mind games on her daughter to cover her own misdeeds ... this according to Michael Lohan. TMZ had Lindsay Lohan on TMZ Live Thursday for 18 minutes.
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Nelly -- I Had No Idea Drugs and Guns Were On My Tour Bus - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nelly is speaking out about the drug bust on his tour bus this morning -- saying he had no clue the vehicle was loaded down with heroin and marijuana.
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'Beauty and the Beast' react: Five questions from the premiere

Entertainment Weekly - ‎6 hours ago‎
by Tara Fowler CW's drama Beauty and the Beast is not, alas, based on the charming Disney movie, but rather the '80s TV show starring Sarah Connor and Hellboy (er, Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman).
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Justin Bieber Stolen Video Scandal: Self-Proclaimed Thief Vows to Post Footage ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Now here's a development we weren't expecting. Thanks to Twitter, Justin Bieber just got a heads-up that videos found on his allegedly stolen computer are going to hit the Internet tomorrow.
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Tigers vs. A's: Unstoppable Verlander carries Detroit into next round - ‎16 minutes ago‎
OAKLAND, Calif.—Not that he needed such time to figure it out, but after 162 regular-season games, Prince Fielder learned something about Justin Verlander.
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Earnhardt sidelined after second concussion in weeks

Philadelphia Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
WHEN DRIVER introductions are held for Saturday night's Sprint Cup race, fans at Charlotte Motor Speedway will hear, "Driving the No.
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Postgame analysis: Titans 26, Steelers 23 (blog) - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Matt Rybaltowski | In the 2002 AFC Divisional Playoffs, the Tennessee Titans benefited from a fourth-quarter missed field goal by a Pittsburgh Steelers kicker before eliminating their former AFC Central rivals on a game-winning field ...
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Dwight Howard on last year: 'My whole left leg just went dead'

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lakers center Dwight Howard dunks during practice before a preseason game in which he sat out Wednesday. (Photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea, US Presswire) 2:34AM EST October 12.
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Nobel laureate Mo Yan wins praise in Taiwan

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Taiwan's culture minister says she hopes Chinese novelist Mo Yan's winning of the Nobel Prize for literature will teach mainland authorities to be tolerant of diverse political attitudes.
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NASA's Curiosity reveals surprises on Mars rock

SlashGear - ‎28 minutes ago‎
NASA's Curiosity robot, which has been rolling hither and yon on Mars in search of microbial life, has revealed some aspects of a rock that surprise scientists.
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Astronomers say diamond planet discovered - ‎9 hours ago‎
A group of astronomers have announced the apparent discovery of a planet that is twice the size of Earth and primarily made of diamonds.
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'Spike for the Cure' at Madison Junior School to highlight benefit week for ...

New Jersey Hills - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Madison Junior School sixth grader Anthony Allocca is ready to play some volleyball in “Spike for the Cure” Oct. 18 to benefit the American Cancer Society.
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An Alzheimer's Hope, Still Hanging On

Oct 8, 2012
Written by
Matthew Herper
New data on Eli Lilly's experimental Alzheimer's drug, solanezumab, leave open the possibility that it and similar drugs might slow the progression of the dreaded disease if researchers can figure out how to catch patients soon enough.


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