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President Obama and Mitt Romney focus on women voters after contentious ...

New York Daily News - ‎19 minutes ago‎
President Obama and Mitt Romney focus on women voters after contentious second debate. Republican challenger says President has failed women.
Obama and Romney fight for the female vote
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Man arrested in purported plot to bomb New York Federal Reserve

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Video: Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested a man they said was plotting to blow up the Federal Reserve building in Manhattan.
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Syrian Rebels Get Missiles

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
By NOUR MALAS. ANTAKYA, Turkey—Some Syrian rebel factions have obtained advanced portable antiaircraft weapons, according to rebels and regional officials, a development that could alter the Syrian war's trajectory and fan U.S.
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Game 4 of ALCS Postponed by Threat of Rain

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Game 4 of the AL championship series between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers was postponed because of bad weather in the area Wednesday night - although Comerica Park was still dry when the game was called.
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Accused 9/11 plotter lectures military tribunal

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Accused 9/11 plotter lectures military tribunal. Ben Fox, Associated Press Share. Comments. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed wears a military-style camouflage vest as he appears at a pre-trial hearing on Wednesday.
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China Growth Slows in Quarter Amid Signs of September Pickup

Bloomberg - ‎11 minutes ago‎
China's economic growth slowed for a seventh quarter while showing signs of a pickup last month, reducing the urgency to add stimulus and offering support for a global expansion buffeted by Europe's debt turmoil.
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Time to take responsibility

The News International - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The writer is a freelance columnist. and former newspaper editor. What does Malala Yousafzai have to do with drones? How can the 14-year-old school girl, who today struggles for survival in a UK hospital, have anything to do with the unmanned aircraft that ...
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Australian PM tumbles in New Delhi

The News International - ‎42 minutes ago‎
LAHORE: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Wednesday had to face an embarrassing situation as her foot slipped and she tumbled on to the ground during her visit to the Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi.
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Colorado shooting: DA to see alleged gunman's school records

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A judge ruled that prosecutors can have some access to school records of alleged Colorado theater gunman James E. Holmes, shown here in a courtroom sketch from a court hearing in September.
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Police: No suspects yet in 5 deaths at Denver bar

Houston Chronicle - ‎29 minutes ago‎
DENVER (AP) - Denver police said they have no suspects in the killings of five people whose bodies were found at a neighborhood bar after it was set on fire early Wednesday to cover up the slayings.
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A 4th presidential debate? Larry King to moderate third-party candidate forum.

Christian Science Monitor - ‎44 minutes ago‎
A 4th presidential debate? Larry King to moderate third-party candidate forum. In the Oct. 23 debate, to be livestreamed over the Internet, independent presidential candidates are expected to take on a wider range of issues, including diminished civil liberties ...
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Home Building Surges as Confidence Grows

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Residential construction picked up momentum in September and now is running at its highest level in four years, a turn that could have a positive effect on the jobs market and the broader U.S.
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Never fear, Bank of America is hiring mortgage makers again

Quartz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Banking is getting boring again. And after the last few years—when high-flying traders and financial alchemists drove the global economy into a massive ditch—that's quite a relief.
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Why the Dow Soared Today

DailyFinance - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The record will show that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX: ^DJI) gained a paltry 5 points today, or 0.04%. However, because of the price-weighted structure of the index, it would have climbed nearly 1% had it not been for IBM's (NYS: IBM) 4.9% fall.
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Candidates lash out at one another in Fla. U.S. Senate debate

Palm Beach Post - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican rival Connie Mack IV blistered each other over a wide range of policy and character issues tonight in their lone debate of the Florida U.S.
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In Sole Debate, Senate Rivals Don't Agree on Much

New York Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
On matters like drilling for natural gas and reducing gun violence, Ms. Gillibrand and Ms. Long, a Manhattan lawyer, offered two very different approaches for New York voters to choose between in a Senate race that has attracted little statewide attention.
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Obama picks McCormick Place for election night rally

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Barack Obama plans to hold his election-night rally at Chicago's McCormick Place convention center, a move aimed at easing concerns over weather and security, sources with knowledge of the event said Wednesday.
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Pre-orders of $499 Microsoft Surface sell out

The Seattle Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft's pre-order site for Surface RT indicates that the least expensive model -- the $499 32GB version -- has sold out. Instead of saying that customers can pre-order now for delivery by Oct. 26 (as is the case with the $599 and $699 models), the listing for ...
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Google Throws Open Doors to Its Top-Secret Data Center

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If you're looking for the beating heart of the digital age - a physical location where the scope, grandeur, and geekiness of the kingdom of bits become manifest—you could do a lot worse than Lenoir, North Carolina.
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iPad Mini Could be Available on November 2

Tom's Hardware Guide - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Apple set to continue track record of releasing new products on a Friday. Following the pending announcement of the iPad Mini on October 23, Apple could be launching the device just a week later on November 2. According to Geeky Gadget's source who is ...
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Judge sides with DC Comics in Superman fight

Fox News - ‎57 minutes ago‎
FILE - In this comic book image released by DC Comics, the cover of "Superman" No. 1, is shown. Heirs of Superman artist Joe Shuster had sought to reclaim the copyrights, but a judge ruled they relinquished that right more than two decades ago.
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Ashton Kutcher is highest-paid TV actor, followed by Hugh Laurie and Ray ...

Entertainment Weekly - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ashton Kutcher owes Charlie Sheen big time. Since replacing Sheen on Two and a Half Men, Kutcher has rocketed to the No. 1 spot on Forbes' list of highest paid TV actors.
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Actress Megan Fox has new baby – it's a boy

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Actress Megan Fox has new baby - it's a boy. Actress Megan Fox, "Transformer" star, had the baby in September and released the news on Facebook yesterday: it's a boy named Noah Shannon Green.

Giants/Cardinals Game 3 about to resume

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - ‎18 minutes ago‎
From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser. Game 3 is about to get going again with two outs in the bottom of the seventh and Jon Jay up for the Cardinals, David Freese at third and Daniel Descalso at second.
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A-Rod's struggles force Yankees to reduce his role - ‎37 minutes ago‎
DETROIT -- A man who not that long ago was baseball's biggest superstar has now been essentially reduced to -- at most -- the role of a platoon third baseman.
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How to take a trip to Alpha Centauri (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
An artist's conception shows the planet orbiting Alpha Centauri B, a member of the triple-star system that's closest to Earth.
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Harvard scientists suggest Moon made from Earth

Reuters - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Laser speed sensor promises safer flights. Australian engineers, motivated by the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447, have come up with a laser speed sensor system for aircrafts that they say will reduce the possibility of similar disasters.
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Multivitamin Cuts Cancer Risk, Large Study Finds

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Daily use of a common multivitamin modestly reduced the risk for cancer in a long-term study of nearly 15,000 men, researchers said Wednesday, marking the first time a large, rigorously conducted trial found that vitamin supplements provided protection ...
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World TB cases fall, but drug-resistance a worry : WHO

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
Laser speed sensor promises safer flights. Australian engineers, motivated by the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447, have come up with a laser speed sensor system for aircrafts that they say will reduce the possibility of similar disasters.

Psoriasis Drug Eases Refractory Crohn's Disease

MedPage Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
Patients with Crohn's disease who are not helped by treatment with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors may respond to a different type of biologic agent -- ustekinumab -- currently used for plaque psoriasis, a study found.