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Chile mine rescue 'to cost $20m'

BBC News - Edwin Lane - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Following the triumphant rescue of 33 miners trapped for 69 days beneath the Chilean desert, the country's authorities must now count the cost of the massive operation.
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to Lebanon sends a menacing message - Con Coughlin - ‎28 minutes ago‎
It is not often that a state visit by a foreign president plunges the host nation into political turmoil. But then Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's presence in Lebanon is no ordinary visit.
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Justice Department challenges don't ask don't tell ruling

Los Angeles Times - David S. Cloud, Christi Parsons - ‎12 minutes ago‎
The Department of Justice asked a federal judge Thursday to set aside her decision stopping the "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays and lesbians until it can appeal the ruling, saying it would "irreparably harm our military and the national ...
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Christina Aguilera Focusing Being 'a Great Mom' to Max, Says Pal

People Magazine - Sara Hammel, Ulrica Wihlborg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Christina Aguilera is going through a painful split from husband Jordan Bratman, but one person she's determined to protect is the couple's toddler son, Max.

Verizon to offer data plans for iPad of up to 5GB for $50, with a catch

Apple Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Slash Lane Following its initial announcement on sales of the iPad this morning, Verizon has provided more detailed information on the MiFi 2200 rates and data plans it intends to offer customers alongside the Apple tablet when it goes on sale at ...

Trade That Wasn't Opened Door for Texas to Land Cliff Lee, Change Fortunes

FanHouse - John Hickey - ‎34 minutes ago‎
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The American League representative in the 2010 World Series may ultimately be determined by a player most baseball people have never heard of, a player who not only was injured for most of 2010, but someone who has never played in ...

Google reveals surprisingly huge Android and display ad sales

CNNMoney - David Goldman - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK ( -- Google's profit soared in the third quarter, defying skeptical investors and analysts who feared that the search giant would never find aa significant new revenue ...

Yahoo Huddles as Firms Show Interest

Wall Street Journal - Jessica E. Vascellaro, Anupreeta Das - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Yahoo Inc., its stock rising on news that potential suitors are exploring deals for the company, is sounding out the seriousness of the interest, people familiar with the matter say.

'Jackass 3D' Cast Says Injuries 'Just Part Of It' - Kara Warner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Steve-O, Johnny Knoxville and Bam Margera 'all got hospitalized at least a couple times.' By Kara Warner (@karawarner) As much fun as it is to watch the "Jackass" guys perform their seemingly never-ending multitude of crazy, unbelievably dangerous ...

European missile shield plan is expected to gain support

Washington Post - Craig Whitlock - ‎2 hours ago‎
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd left) gestures while meeting with Turkish Foreign and Defense Ministers unseen, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

President Obama Says Cyberbullying 'Gets Out Of Hand,' At MTV Forum - Eric Ditzian - ‎2 hours ago‎
'The law is a powerful thing, but the law doesn't always change what's in people's hearts,' Obama says of what can be done.

Clinton, Gates Cautious on Afghan-Taliban Peace Contacts

Voice of America - David Gollust - ‎4 hours ago‎
Photo: AP Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday that contacts between the Afghan government and the Taliban are just beginning, and it's unclear if they will bear fruit.

Boston Red Sox and Jarrod Saltalamacchia agree to one-year deal

ESPN - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract for the 2011 season, the team announced Thursday.

Tropical disease victims suffer silently: WHO - ‎1 hour ago‎
About one billion of the world's poorest people suffer debilitating chronic infectious diseases such as dengue and leprosy, so companies need to be encouraged to create medicines to treat those afflictions, the World Health Organization says.

Bill O'Reilly & the Top Five Television Walk-Offs

BlackBook Magazine - Ben Barna - ‎41 minutes ago‎
This morning on The View, Bill O'Reilly did a wonderful thing. His opinions about the so-called "Ground Zero mosque" pissed off Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg to the point where they felt the need to remove themselves from the set and his presence, ...

Judge allows healthcare challenge to proceed

Los Angeles Times - Noam N. Levey, David G. Savage - ‎33 minutes ago‎
A suit brought by Florida and 19 other states argues that requiring everyone to buy insurance is unconstitutional. By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau A federal judge in Florida handed opponents of the new healthcare law an early procedural ...

Harry Reid's Mea Culpa: 'Have We Done Enough? Of Course Not.'

ABC News - Jonathan Karl - ‎4 hours ago‎
As he fights for his political life in Nevada, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tells ABC News he wishes he could have done more to help his state recover from the recession.

Cablevision's Customers May Lose Fox Network Tomorrow in Payment Dispute

Bloomberg - Kelly Riddell - ‎1 hour ago‎
News Corp. may cut its Fox broadcast signal to Cablevision Systems Corp.'s customers in New York City and Philadelphia at midnight tomorrow if the two companies fail to agree on payment for the channels ...

Walking the Campaign Trail as the Midterms Approach

New York Times - James Warren - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization providing local coverage of Chicago and the surrounding area for The New York Times. Overseeing Democratic Party election efforts in Illinois, United States Senator Richard J. Durbin examines ...

Bank of America Downgraded By Bond Market on Foreclosures: Credit Markets

Bloomberg - Mary Childs - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Bondholders are penalizing Bank of America Corp. the most of any of the largest US financial firms as the investigation into the foreclosure crisis expands.

Agency Warns Companies to Stop Marketing Questionable Chelation Products

ABC News - Kristina Fiore - ‎3 hours ago‎
The US Food and Drug Administration has warned eight companies to stop marketing over-the-counter chelation products they claim will treat everything from autism and Alzheimer's to macular degeneration.

Review: 'Red' shows its age

CNN International - Tom Charity - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bruce Willis stars in "Red" as black ops agent Frank Moses, whose top secret file is stamped RED: Retired, Extremely Dangerous.

Report: Aaron Rodgers has "very good" chance to start

ProFootballTalk - Evan Silva - ‎1 hour ago‎
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' (concussion) return to practice Thursday was the first strong sign that he's on track to start Sunday.


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