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Holder promises to enforce US drug laws if Prop. 19 passes

Los Angeles Times - John Hoeffel - ‎1 hour ago‎
Attorney general joins local law enforcement officials in opposing legalization of marijuana. Prop. 19 supporters say the US has no legal ground to challenge the measure.
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FBI ignored tip on Headley

Hindustan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal investigators in the US had known of David Coleman Headley's training trips to Pakistan at least three years before the November 26 attacks in Mumbai on targets identified and receed by him.
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For 33 Rescued Miners in Chile, a Rebirth

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
Photo: AP Rescue workers at the San Jose gold and copper mine in northern Chile had reason to sing this week. A small hole drilled into the earth became a passage to freedom for thirty-three trapped miners.
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NY stuns Texas: You could've heard a 'pen drop - Bryan Hoch - ‎19 minutes ago‎
ARLINGTON -- Marcus Thames' go-ahead RBI single capped a classic late comeback as the Yankees rallied from five runs down to defeat the Rangers, 6-5, in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series at ...

Israel Plan to Build Clouds Peace Talks

New York Times - Ethan Bronner - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Bernat Armangue/AP New units are being allowed in the Pisgat Ze'ev neighborhood of East Jerusalem, above. By ETHAN BRONNER JERUSALEM - Israel ended an unofficial construction freeze in Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem on Friday, announcing plans ...

ATandT: Apple iPad is a Business Tool

eWeek - Jeffrey Burt - ‎1 hour ago‎
AT&T is kicking off an initiative to sell the Apple iPad directly to businesses through specially-priced mobile broadband offers.

Bernanke totes up pros — and cons — of more stimulus

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Fed chairman makes the case for his agency buying more US securities, but his acknowledgement of the risks sows doubts among economists that it will be enough to help.

FDA approves Botox as migraine preventive

CNN - Tom Watkins - ‎1 hour ago‎
The drug, made by Allergan, Inc., of Irvine, California, was approved last month in Britain for treatment of migraines. (CNN) -- Federal health authorities on Friday approved Botox injections for the prevention of chronic migraines ...

Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz Welcome Baby Boy - Katie Byrne - ‎5 hours ago‎
Alicia Keys gave birth Thursday to Egypt Daoud Dean, her son with producer husband Swizz Beatz. "Swizz 'Kaseem Dean' Beatz, 32 and Alicia Keys, 29 welcomed their first child together, a son Egypt Daoud Dean on October 14th in New York ...

Factbox: Countrywide's subprime lending

Reuters - Alex Dobuzinskis, Richard Chang - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Angelo Mozilo, the former head of Countrywide Financial Corp, and two former executives from the company on Friday agreed to a settlement of charges of duping investors.

Pinktober: 5 Breast Cancer Memoirs

Chicago Tribune - Tania Katan - ‎4 hours ago‎
This weekend's Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk inspires us to find five really good breast cancer memoirs. According to the American Cancer Society about 207090 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010.

Favre Is Given 50-50 Shot to Play in Sunday's Game

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
By AP With a record streak of 289 regular-season starts on the line, Vikings quarterback Brett Favre is questionable for Minnesota's game Sunday against Dallas.

Google Fights Facebook, Microsoft in Social Search

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Google is preparing to pick up the gauntlet Microsoft Bing and Facebook threw down with their social search arrangement. Google CEO Eric Schmidt doesn't like private data deals.

TI Drops New Song, 'Get Back Up,' With Chris Brown - Jayson Rodriguez - ‎2 hours ago‎
Track premieres just hours after Tip was sentenced to 11 months in prison for a probation violation. By Jayson Rodriguez (@jayhovawitness) "I'm only human, y'all," he speaks as the song opens.

Winners and losers from a foreclosure holiday

Washington Post - Elizabeth Razzi - ‎3 hours ago‎
The foreclosure machine - which turned out to be more automated than most would have guessed, with some processors admitting to signing off on key documents without giving them a glance - threatens to grind to a halt as some of the ...

When T. rex met the enemy, it may have been himself

Los Angeles Times - Amina Khan - ‎2 hours ago‎
Paleontologists from the United States and Canada discovered T. rex bones with T. rex tooth markings on them, according to a study published online Friday in the journal PLoS One.

Brad Keselowski races to fifth Nationwide Series victory

USA Today - Sam Sharpe - ‎10 minutes ago‎
CONCORD, NC (AP) - There's Brad Keselowski (FSY), and then there's the rest of the field in this year's Nationwide Series standings.

Jackson To Start Shooting 'The Hobbit' In February

NPR - ‎1 hour ago‎
by AP Peter Jackson is set to direct "The Hobbit," the two-part prequel to the popular "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and start shooting in February, Warner Bros.

Mullah Omar close to Qaeda: US

Hindustan Times - ‎14 minutes ago‎
PTI The US has said that it cannot see top Taliban leader Mullah Omar meeting the criteria for peace talks with the Afghan government and playing a constructive role in Afghanistan's future as he continues to have his close association with Al Qaeda.

Third dimension's a charm in 'Jackass'

Boston Herald - Brett Michel - ‎19 minutes ago‎
The latest MTV Films release opens with Beavis and Butt-Head instructing the audience to “please put on your cheap plastic glasses,” the better to fully enjoy “Jackass 3D,” the third big-screen spinoff of the decade-old MTV ...

Collaros' 5 TDs lead Cincinnati over Louisville - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANU FERNANDEZ / AP Mailbag: Why are the Lakers favorites in the NBA instead of the Heat? The Lakers are the given, a known quantity.

Angelina Jolie's directorial debut met with protests in Bosnia

Los Angeles Times - Steven Zeitchik, Zoran Cirjakovic - ‎3 hours ago‎
A movie on the Bosnian war, also written by Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the UN, draws protests for a plot involving a rape and romance.


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