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Hofstra debate protesters: Focus on gun violence

Newsday - ‎30 minutes ago‎
About two dozen people carrying signs in front of a Hofstra University entrance Monday had a message for President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney: Gun violence and mass incarceration are among the most ignored issues of the ...
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FAQs: The Meningitis Outbreak

U.S. News & World Report - ‎2 hours ago‎
Fifteen people have now died from meningitis caused by contaminated steroids used in a routine procedure to relieve pain. As government agencies investigate the tainted medicine, distributed by a compounding pharmacy in Framingham, Mass.
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Lewis out for year with torn triceps - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Senior NFL Writer Jay Glazer is one of NFL's top insiders. In addition to providing breaking news, columns and video, he appears weekly on FOX NFL Sunday.
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'Walking Dead' breaks ratings records with third season premiere

Washington Post (blog) - ‎28 minutes ago‎
“The Walking Dead” (Russell Kaye - AP) AMC may be embroiled in a fight with Dish Network that's serious enough to send zombies to invade Washington, but the third season premiere of “The Walking Dead” didn't suffer.
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Charity president: Paul Ryan "did nothing" at soup kitchen photo-op

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The head of a charity in northeastern Ohio where Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan and his family were photographed cleaning dishes over the weekend said Monday that Ryan was not authorized to be on the premises and "did nothing" while ...
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Malala Yousafzai: Taliban shooting victim flown to UK

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
The 14-year-old Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen is being flown to the UK for medical treatment. Malala Yousafzai has until now been at a military hospital in Rawalpindi, with doctors saying her progress over the next few days would be ...
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Cambodia's Former King Leaves Mixed Legacy

Voice of America - ‎5 hours ago‎
BANGKOK, THAILAND - The passing of Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk has ended an ambitious and controversial era for an influential monarch.
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Cameron kicks off two-year fight for Union - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Cameron kicks off two-year fight for Union. David Cameron was challenged yesterday to a televised debate with Alex Salmond on Scottish independence, after agreeing that a referendum will be held in 2014.
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Syrian crisis: Iran asked to help secure ceasefire

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Iran has been asked to persuade the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, to implement a ceasefire later this month in tandem with an appeal by the UN to halt the flow of weapons to both sides in the country's bloody conflict.
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Suspect in Wyoming kidnapping won't fight extradition

Fox News - ‎50 minutes ago‎
CODY, Wyoming - A Montana man faces charges of kidnapping and assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Wyoming after police said he lured her to his car by saying he needed help finding a missing puppy, court records obtained Monday state.
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Missing Hikers From VA Found In Glacier National Park

WRIC - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Kalispell, MT—The two hikers from Virginia missing since Friday in the Glacier National Park have been found alive, the park reports.
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Roth, Shapley Win Nobel Economics Prize for Matching Theory

Bloomberg - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their work on matching supply and demand for everything from single men and women to organ donors and their recipients.
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Softbank to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1B

Businessweek - ‎14 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - Sprint dug a hole for itself when it bought Nextel in 2005 in one of the worst deals in telecom history. Now, a deep-pocketed friend from overseas could help the company climb out of its hole and reinvigorate its fight against AT&T and ...
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Felix Baumgartner Beat Claustrophobia in Record Sky Dive

ABC News - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Felix Baumgartner, the daredevil who stunned the world this weekend with a 23-mile skydiving free fall, could handle the height, just not the tight, pressurized suit.
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Election Day? Just early voting

Politico - ‎1 hour ago‎
Michelle Obama voted by absentee ballot Monday, becoming one of the estimated one-third of Americans who will cast their ballots before Election Day on Nov. 6. The President plans to vote early in person in Illinois on Oct. 25.
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Apple to launch new Mac mini alongside iPad mini

SlashGear - ‎2 hours ago‎
The rumored iPad mini is about as real as it gets without actually being real. We know it's coming, but we just don't know when yet.
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Apple pulls William Stasior away from Amazon to head up Siri

SlashGear - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Today we're getting news of a pretty big hire for Apple - the iPhone maker has managed to pull William Stasior away from Amazon and has put him in charge of Siri.
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Brace yourself: Microsoft Surface ad barrage may start tonight

CNET - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Brace yourself: Microsoft Surface ad barrage may start tonight. It sounds like it's time for Microsoft to finally start sharing more information, beginning with TV ads and a new official Surface blog, about its coming tablets and PCs.
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Apple appeals loss against Samsung in Japan

14 minutes ago
Written by
Josh Lowensohn
More than a month after losing one of its patent cases against Samsung in Japan, Apple has filed for an appeal. Bloomberg reports that Apple has filed the necessary paperwork in the hopes of reversing a Tokyo judge's decision that Samsung's smartphones ...
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Hulk Hogan Files Two Lawsuits Over Sex Tape Release

E! Online - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Hulk Hogan's mad, and he's ready to lay the smackdown in court according to a press release issued by his lawyer. The WWE legend, real name Terry Bollea, filed two civil lawsuits today in Tampa, Fla.
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Washington Post (blog) - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Neal Schon proposes to Michaele Salahi on stage at Baltimore's Lyric. (Howard Cromwell) Neal Schon first spotted Michaele Salahi 16 years ago as the willowy blonde (pre-Tareq, and known as Michaele Holt at the time) walked toward her seat at a Journey ...
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For Yankees' Fans, That Old Swagger Is Gone

Hartford Courant - ‎18 minutes ago‎
For four years, Nick Swisher has enjoyed a better-than-first-name basis with the fans sitting in the right field bleachers at Yankee Stadium.
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Frank Luntz hockey focus group: Turns out NHL really does care about PR war ...

Yahoo! Sports (blog)
1 hour ago
Written by
Greg Wyshynski
The greatest irony in the National Hockey League pulling together a focus group to test its messaging in the lockout: That hiring GOP toad Frank Luntz to handle said focus group probably further tarnishes their image.
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Texas coach Mack Brown says boosters backing him after 66-21 loss to Oklahoma

Washington Post - ‎32 minutes ago‎
AUSTIN, Texas - Two days after another whipping at the hands of rival Oklahoma, Texas coach Mack Brown dismissed any suggestions he may be ready to retire, saying he's still got energy and the backing of the school and its big boosters.
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Moon Water Made by the Sun?

National Geographic - ‎1 hour ago‎
Long thought to be bone dry, the moon has recently been confirmed as relatively water rich. But a big question remains: Where did the wet—or more accurately, icy—stuff come from?
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Planet with four suns discovered by volunteers

BBC News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Astronomers have found a planet whose skies are illuminated by four different suns - the first known of its type. The distant world orbits one pair of stars and has a second stellar pair revolving around it.
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HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Promiscuity

ABC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Adolescent girls who get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are no more likely to show signs they may be engaging in sexual activity than girls who do not get the vaccine, according to a new study that challenges a widely held belief.

Kids with ADHD have dimmer prospects: study

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with ADHD symptoms tend to fare worse as adults than do kids without problems in school, according to the longest follow-up study of the disorder to date.
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Health roundup: Peanut product recall expands

9 hours ago
Written by
Kim Painter
Peanuts in shells are among products newly added to the list of recalled nut products from Sunland, Inc. A salmonella outbreak has been linked to the company.


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