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NPR Under Fire After Canning Juan Williams

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
News analyst Juan Williams' firing from National Public Radio for comments he made about being nervous when flying alongside devout Muslims has sparked a public outcry that includes calls for investigations and a cut in public funding to the ...
New York Times - NPR - New York Magazine - Los Angeles Times - Wikipedia: National Public Radio

French Unions Announce More Strikes

Voice of America - Jennifer Glasse - ‎37 minutes ago‎
French labor unions on Thursday called on workers to demonstrate in large numbers for two more national protests against the government's plan to raise the minimum retirement age from 60 to 62, and the age for full retirement benefits from 65 to 67.
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Military tightens controls on gay discharges

Reuters - Phil Stewart - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon tightened controls on discharges of gay members of the military on Thursday, as it predicted months of legal uncertainty over the future of its ban on homosexuals.
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Apple leaks new scroll bar UI details in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

Apple Insider - Daniel Eran Dilger - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs specifically highlighted a few new user interface changes coming in the next release of Mac OS X, but his presentation also revealed additional subtle but significant changes to how scroll bars ...

Stanford football team wary of Washington State

San Francisco Chronicle - Tom FitzGerald - ‎1 hour ago‎
(10-21) 16:43 PDT -- Odds are that Stanford will soundly beat Washington State. It's a home game, the Cardinal are rested from the bye week, and the Cougars are still the Pac-10 whipping boys.

Happy Dems, a few GOPers pack Obama-Murray rally

Seattle Times - Curt Woodward, Rachel La Corte - ‎1 hour ago‎
With Washington's vote-by-mail election already under way, President Barack Obama urged a raucous crowd Thursday to quickly cast their votes for Democratic Sen. Patty Murray.

Mike Tomlin continues to believe James Harrison was fined for legal hit

ProFootballTalk - Mike Florio - ‎29 minutes ago‎
At a time when the league is trying to get the media and the fans to understand the difference between legal and illegal hits, the NFL has to contend not only with a failure or refusal of certain elements of the media to provide clear, ...

Fannie and Freddie May Need Infusion

New York Times - Binyamin Appelbaum - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The federal bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may be winding down with relatively little additional cost to taxpayers so long as the economy continues to recover.

Mel Gibson Cameo in The Hangover 2 Canceled

People Magazine - Mike Fleeman - ‎2 hours ago‎
Despite approval from the studio, plans to feature the actor in the sequel to the comedy hit have been scuttled, director Todd Phillips says.

Low-dose aspirin lowers colon cancer risk: UK study

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Low doses of aspirin taken to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes can also lower the risk of colon cancer, British researchers reported on Thursday.

Torres sparks Giants, who pounce on Halladay

MLB.com - John Schlegel - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Andres Torres is congratulated by Cody Ross after scoring in the first inning. (Ezra Shaw/Getty) SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants' Andres Torres entered the National League Championship Series hoping to get ...

Soy Foods help Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence - Studies

Food Consumer - David Liu - ‎2 hours ago‎
In the Pink Month, the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, readers have many things to be aware of. Published below is a report on a couple of recent studies showing that eating soy foods or soy isoflavone supplements may help reduce risk of breast ...

Fire flares at Calif. mall after standoff

msnbc.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Firefighters battle a blaze Thursday afternoon at the Westfield Galleria in Roseville, Calif. The fire erupted after a suspect was arrested after a standoff earlier in the day.

Cholera in Haiti blamed in deaths of dozens

MiamiHerald.com - Jacqueline Charles - ‎17 minutes ago‎
PORT-AU-PRINCE -- Haitian health officials are blaming the deaths of more than 100 people suffering from acute severe diarrhea and dehydration on an outbreak of cholera.

Kanye West Will Take Fans' Twitter Questions After 'Runaway' Debut

MTV.com - Jayson Rodriguez - ‎4 hours ago‎
After 35-minute short premieres on Saturday at 8 pm ET, use the hashtag #askkanye to probe West during a live Q&A on MTV and MTV.

Amazon.com 3Q Net Up 16% On Sales Jump; Spending Still Strong

Wall Street Journal - Joan E. Solsman, Ian Sherr - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Amazon.com Inc.'s (AMZN) third-quarter earnings rose 16% as revenue continued to surge at the No. 1 Internet retailer by sales, but investors were unsettled because the company raised the possibility that operating income ...

Steamy 'Glee' GQ Pics Have Many, Well, Steaming

ABC News - Jocelyn Noveck - ‎3 hours ago‎
How racy is too racy for the super-hot 'Glee'? Steamy GQ panty shots have some, well, steaming The Associated Press By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer You're a couple of great-looking, talented young actresses on the hottest show on TV.

In California midterm election's tight races, voter turnout is key

Christian Science Monitor - Daniel B. Wood - ‎4 hours ago‎
Voter turnout will be especially important for Democrats in the midterm elections. The higher the overall turnout, the more likely Democrats will benefit.

Typhoon Megi Weakens Overnight as It Moves Closer to South China's Coast

Bloomberg - Aaron Sheldrick, Stuart Biggs - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Typhoon Megi, which left 19 people dead in the Philippines, weakened overnight as it headed toward the southern coast of China, the US Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center said.

NASA: Moon may have enough water for human base

Computerworld - Sharon Gaudin - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Computerworld - A little more than a year after slamming two spacecraft into a crater on the moon, NASA scientists are reporting that they've found not only some water but possibly enough to sustain human explorers.

Rangers not wanting to make history with series comeback

USA Today - Paul White - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Nick Swisher was hurriedly packing his equipment bag for the trip to Texas after the New York Yankees' Game 5 victory. "Oh, better bring these," Swisher said, tossing some goggles into the bag.

Reid Speculates Angle's in "Cheney's Bunker"

TIME - ‎2 hours ago‎
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid responds to a question during a televised Nevada Senate debate with Senate candidate Sharron Angle at the Las Vegas Public Broadcasting System studios in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 14, 2010.

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