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First Chile miner reaches surface

BBC News - ‎19 minutes ago‎
BREAKING NEWS: After 69 days, Florencio Avalos becomes the first miner to emerge from the San Jose mine. 0025: Robert Rios Seguel, a sergeant in the Chilean navy's special forces, is a first aider with 10 years' experience as well as a tactical diver.
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Final debate between Brown and Whitman marked by sharp, fiesty exchanges

San Jose Mercury News - Steven Harmon - ‎19 minutes ago‎
California gubernatorial candidates Democrat Jerry Brown, right, and Republican Meg Whitman, left, shake hands during debate at Dominican University of California in San Rafael, Calif.
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Cliffhanger! Texas finds 5th gear on road to LCS - T.R. Sullivan - ‎28 minutes ago‎
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rangers, with some incredibly daring baserunning and the brilliant mastery of pitcher Cliff Lee, are in the American League Championship Series.

GMAC Mortgage Expands Review of Its Foreclosures

New York Times - Andrew Martin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Amid growing inquiries by law enforcement into dubious paperwork by home lenders, one of the nation's largest, GMAC Mortgage, said Tuesday that it was expanding its review of foreclosures to all 50 states.

What did Brett Favre do wrong? Legal experts uncertain

USA Today - Gary Graves - ‎34 minutes ago‎
By Ed Mulholland, US Presswire By Gary Graves, USA TODAY Right now, the conduct of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre is subject to the judgment of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell rather than the legal system.

Defendant in Court for Hearing at Ft. Hood

New York Times - Clifford Krauss - ‎1 hour ago‎
FORT HOOD, Tex. - Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan returned Tuesday to Fort Hood in a wheelchair and combat fatigues for a pretrial hearing 11 months after he opened fire in a base processing center, killing 13 people and wounding 32 more.

Obama lifts deep-water drilling ban

Houston Chronicle - Jennifer A. Dlouhy - ‎39 minutes ago‎
• "The massive amounts of new, unworkable regulations and layers of burdensome red-tape laid out by the Interior Department, which will add no environmental benefits, will make certain that a de facto moratorium on offshore energy ...

Sony Rolls Out Google TV-Equipped Sets For US Market

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOKYO (Dow Jones)--Sony Corp. (6758.TO) Wednesday rolled out its lineup of new Internet-enabled TVs for the US market that come equipped with Google TV.

Geron shares rise on stem cell study

BusinessWeek - ‎5 hours ago‎
Shares of Geron Corp. rose Tuesday after the company said it started a clinical trial on its embryonic stem cell therapy aimed at spinal cord injuries.

Windows Phone 7 Needs to Earn Enterprise Plaudits

eWeek - Wayne Rash - ‎4 hours ago‎
News analysis: There's a lot that's still not known about the Windows Phone 7, the biggest of which is how exactly it'll fit into the enterprise.

China, the nervous dragon

Hindustan Times - ‎44 minutes ago‎
A pro-democracy protester wearing a mask of jailed Chinese democracy activist Liu Xiaobo attends a... A day after jailed writer Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize, Beijing police prevented lawyer Teng Biao from attending a celebration dinner.

Christina Aguilera Confirms Split From Jordan Bratman - ‎6 hours ago‎
'Although Jordan and I are separated, our commitment to our son Max remains as strong as ever,' she says in a statement. By MTV News staff "Although Jordan and I are separated, our commitment to our son Max remains as strong as ever," Aguilera said in ...

Vaccine Case Before Justices Turns on the Language of a Law

New York Times - Adam Liptak - ‎29 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday struggled to divine the balance Congress had meant to strike in a 1986 law that established a system to compensate people injured by vaccines while barring some, but not all, lawsuits against ...

No Situation here: Mike Sorrentino done `Dancing'

The Associated Press - Sandy Cohen - ‎59 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is headed back to the Jersey shore. The reality star with the chiseled abs was eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars" Tuesday.

Yip's shootout goal leads Avs past Wings - ‎42 minutes ago‎
DETROIT - Like other NHL coaches, Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock is impressed with the collection of talented young players for the Colorado Avalanche.

Intel Tries Anonymity, for a Change

New York Times - Ashlee Vance - ‎2 hours ago‎
An average laptop contains about 1800 components, but only one garners much brand awareness from typical consumers: the chip made by Intel.

Insurance, Income Don't Explain 'Race Gap' in Breast Cancer Care

BusinessWeek - Kathleen Doheny - ‎5 hours ago‎
TUESDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- The so-called racial gap in breast cancer care has long been known by researchers, with black and Hispanic women less likely to get recommended breast cancer treatments than white patients.

A Latter-Day Happy Warrior Tries to Energize Democrats

New York Times - Sheryl Gay Stolberg - ‎9 minutes ago‎
J. Scott Applewhite/AP By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG PITTSBURGH - Joseph R. Biden Jr., unyielding optimist, Democratic cheerleader and vice president of the United States, wants Americans to know that the midterm elections will not be a Republican rout.

School district settles in webcam privacy case

CNET - Edward Moyer - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The Philadelphia school district that was sued for remotely and secretly taking pictures of students at their homes, using webcams on laptops issued to the students, has agreed to pay $610000 to settle the lawsuits.

Asian Stocks, Emerging-Market Currencies Gain on Recovery Signs; Won Jumps

Bloomberg - Shiyin Chen - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Asian stocks advanced, sending the regional index to its biggest gain in five days, while emerging- market currencies and metals rose after the Federal Reserve signaled it will do more to protect the US ...

Conn. Senate debate focus: trust, jobs, wrestling

The Associated Press - Susan Haigh - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW LONDON, Conn. - The crux of the final Connecticut Senate debate on Tuesday came down to trust, jobs and professional wrestling.

DeNA Shares Fall on $400 Million Purchase of Ngmoco

BusinessWeek - Pavel Alpeyev - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- DeNA Co., a Japanese game developer, fell the most in more than two months in Tokyo trading after saying it will sell shares to fund a $400 million purchase of a builder of games for Apple Inc.'s iPhone.

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