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SF appeals court halts ban on 'don't ask, don't tell'

San Jose Mercury News - Sabrina Tavernise, John Schwartz - ‎12 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court Wednesday temporarily stalled the landmark court decision allowing openly gay recruits to be accepted into the military.
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Key Senate Battles Tighten

Wall Street Journal - Naftali Bendavid - ‎3 hours ago‎
Key Senate races are tightening as candidates on both sides make unexpected gains, suggesting that the final days in the battle for control of the chamber could be as volatile as any in recent memory.
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Voice mail befuddles observers of Hill-Thomas dispute

Boston Globe - Mark Arsenault, Bryan Bender - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Brandeis University professor Anita Hill yesterday in Waltham. During Clarence Thomas's Senate confirmation hearing in 1991, Hill accused Thomas of unwanted sexual advances.
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Spending Review 2010: Osborne to defend cuts programme

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chancellor George Osborne will defend his £81bn UK spending cuts later amid Labour claims that they are reckless and will hit some of the poorest hard.

Prempro menopause drug raises breast cancer, death risk

USA Today - Rita Rubin - ‎2 hours ago‎
If you wanted to sell a new drug that relieves hot flashes but raises the risk of the two biggest cancer killers in women, the Food and Drug Administration "would say you're crazy," says cancer specialist Rowan Chlebowski.

HTC Surround: Solid Windows Phone, Laughable ?Boombox?

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Surround is another solid smartphone offering from HTC. If you like the Windows Phone 7 experience (what?s not to like?), this handset will not impede that experience in any way.

'The Hobbit' will shoot in New Zealand after all. Well, maybe. Hopefully. We ...

Entertainment Weekly - Adam B. Vary - ‎2 hours ago‎
Image Credit: Sylvain Gaboury/PR PhotosSome day, someone is going to make a movie about the attempt to make a movie based on JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit, but instead of wizards and swordplay and stirring daring-do, it'll be filled with ...

Colbert-Stewart rally: Bigger than a tea party?

Christian Science Monitor - Gloria Goodale - ‎2 hours ago‎
People who can't make it to Washington for the Jon Stewart-Stephen Colbert 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear' Oct. 30 are holding 'meet-ups.

China's Economic Growth Cools as Inflation Accelerates

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Bloomberg News - Thu Oct 21 02:16:37 GMT 2010 China's interest-rate increase two days ago, the first since 2007, highlighted the government's confidence in the nation's recovery and concern at asset-bubble and inflation risks.

Student becomes new police chief in Mexican town

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
She is a petite 20-year-old college student who paints her nails pink, has an infant son and believes in non-violence: meet Marisol Valles, the newest police chief in Mexico's drug war cauldron.

Dollar rises vs yen, euro after Geithner comments

Reuters - Jo Yong-Hak, Masayuki Kitano - ‎35 minutes ago‎
An employee of the Korea Exchange Bank counts one hundred US dollar notes during a photo opportunity at the bank's headquarters in Seoul April 28, 2010.

Samsung Galaxy Tab to Cost $599.99 from Verizon Nov. 11

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Verizon Wireless will sell the Samsung Galaxy Tab for $599.99 Nov. 11, a price point that may scare even Android lovers into buying Apple's iPad.

Demonstrations Continue as French Senate Debates Reform Bill

Voice of America - Jennifer Glasse - ‎5 hours ago‎
Photo: AP Demonstrators protesting a proposed French law to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 continued to disrupt France for a seventh day.

Video: Mom Confirms Beyonce Knowles NOT Pregnant

AceShowbiz - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Amidst swirling report mentioning the 'Halo' singer is having a bun in the oven, Tina Knowles dismisses the story during her appearance on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show', calling it 'not true.

Zahra Baker Case: Searching for Evidence in Landfill

ABC News - Yunji De Nies, Lee Ferran - ‎11 hours ago‎
A team from the Hickory, NC, police department along with state and federal officials "are searching for a piece of evidence" in a landfill roughly 20 miles from the disabled girl's home, ...

Obama to see Americans For Prosperity in Portland

USA Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
When President Obama speaks tonight in Portland, Ore., he'll no doubt attack pro-Republican groups that are spending campaign money from anonymous donors.

4 Baby Deaths Spur Graco Stroller Recall

WebMD - Daniel J. DeNoon - ‎10 hours ago‎
Oct. 20, 2010 -- The strangulation deaths of four babies has led Graco to recall 2 million Quattro and MetroLite brand strollers. The deaths aren't recent.

Yankees stay alive, defeat Rangers, 7-2

Washington Post - Dave Sheinin - ‎51 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - The vibe around Yankee Stadium on Wednesday afternoon felt suspiciously like surrender. As the ceremonial first pitches were thrown - by Aaron Boone and Bucky Dent, a not-so-subtle acknowledgment of the miracle the situation ...

Florence Henderson and Corky Ballas surprised by 'Dancing' elimination

Reality TV World - Elizabeth Kwiatkowski - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Florence Henderson and Corky Ballas were surprised to be eliminated from Dancing with the Stars despite finishing in sixth place on the judges' leaderboard during Monday night's performance show.

NFL's new head-shot penalties: What they're saying - ‎2 hours ago‎
The NFL's heavy fines for three egregious hits over the weeks -- $75000 to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and $50000 to Atlanta Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson and New England Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather -- and promises of ...

Clinton: Talks the only way to move forward toward peace

Jerusalem Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
By JPOST.COM STAFF US secretary of state's comments follow report of PA plans to possibly seek alternatives to direct negotiations, such as an appeal to UN or ICC to condemn settlement construction and declare Palestinian state.


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