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No consensus reached over handling of Gaddafi's corpse amid international ...

Xinhua - Yamei Wang -
TRIPOLI, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- As rumors circulated over the exact circumstances of Muammar Gaddafi's violent end on Thursday, the international community called for an investigation into the causes of his death.
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U.S. embassy in Kenya warns citizens of 'imminent threat'

By the CNN Wire Staff Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) -- The US Embassy in Kenya warned American citizens Saturday of an "imminent threat of terrorist attacks" after Kenya sent troops across the border into Somalia to pursue suspected Islamic militants from ...

Tunisians begin voting in first "Arab Spring" vote

Reuters - Jamal Saidi, Andrew Hammond -
1 of 6. Riot police patrol a street at Pasteur square, a day before the general elections in Tunisia October 22, 2011. By Andrew Hammond and Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians began voting on Sunday in the first election of the "Arab Spring" ...

Albert Pujol messes with Texas

ESPN - Jayson Stark -
Jayson Stark and Jim Caple break down Albert Pujol's historic performance, along with the Cardinals taking a 2-1 series lead. ARLINGTON, Texas -- This isn't a tale about how many zillions of dollars Albert Pujols is about to add to his ...

Occupy Wall Street becomes NYC tourist stop

Houston Chronicle - Verena Dobnik -
Kenneth Nieves, right, and a man who identifies himself as One Love continue to demonstrate during a torrential downpour at the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti Park, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 in New York.

European Leaders Open Last-Ditch Push to End Debt Crisis, Safeguard Banks

Bloomberg - Tony Czuczka, Thomas Penny -
A European Union flag flies at the foot of Acropolis hill in Athens. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg European leaders descended on Brussels in a last-ditch effort to stamp out a ...

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Saudi Crown Prince Sultan dies

Financial Times - Roula Khalaf -
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdelaziz Al Saud died Saturday in New York where he was undergoing medical treatment. He was 80.

Iraq eager to see US troops leave

Los Angeles Times - Raheem Salman, Patrick J. McDonnell -
Though some Iraqis fear that the withdrawal could lead to greater instability, others seem to think a quick US departure is most preferable.

Heavy fighting in Yemen after UN resolution

Financial Times -
At least 10 people were killed in fighting between Yemeni government forces and opposition fighters in the capital Sana'a on Saturday, residents and witnesses said.

Epic flooding in Thailand might not recede for more than a month

CNN International - Paula Hancocks, Kocha Olarn -
A Thai resident floats his pets down stream as he makes his way through the flooded streets on October 22 in Pathum Thani on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand.

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San Francisco Chronicle -
1 Kurds killed: Turkish troops have killed at least 49 Kurdish rebels near the Iraqi border, the military said Saturday, as hundreds of troops also pursued Kurdish fighters within northern Iraq.

La. Gov. Bobby Jindal wins re-election

USA Today - Richard Alan Hannon -
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday easily coasted to a second term, winning in a landslide election after failing to attract any well-known or deep-pocketed opposition.

Nevada Republicans to Vote on Caucus Date Change

Fox News -
| AP Jennifer Horn speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 in Concord, NH Horn was joined by several other Republicans requesting that Nevada change the date of their caucus and that presidential candidates boycott Nevada until they ...

Washington Digest: Senate sidelines mini-jobs bill

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Peter Urban -
WASHINGTON - The Senate last week blocked passage of a $35 billion piece of President Barack Obama's “American Jobs Act” that would help cities and counties keep teachers, firefighters and police employed.

Ohio sheriff: No regrets on killing exotic animals

USA Today - Kathy Thompson -
ZANESVILLE, Ohio -- An Ohio sheriff said Saturday he had no second thoughts about giving an order to shoot and kill 48 exotic animals -- including lions, tigers and bears -- that had been ...

GOP candidates appeal to Iowa's evangelical voters at forum

Los Angeles Times - Seema Mehta -
Six Republican contenders make their case at the Faith and Freedom Forum, speaking on abortion, their faith and their resolve. Mitt Romney did not attend.

German Bunds Gain as Rescue-Fund Wrangling Boosts Refuge Demand

Bloomberg - Garth Theunissen -
German bunds posted their first weekly gain in a month as concern European leaders are struggling to agree on a permanent solution to the euro-area's debt crisis boosted demand for the region's safest ...

Venture capital in startups: $8.4 billion

San Francisco Chronicle -
That's how much venture capital was invested in startup companies, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. The total climbed 29 percent as funds raised by consumer Internet companies more than doubled from a year earlier.

Galaxy Nexus Vs. RAZR: Android Smackdown

InformationWeek - Eric Zeman -
Motorola and Samsung both debuted brand new LTE 4G Android superphones on Tuesday. Which is the better device? By Eric Zeman InformationWeek It's always great to see two companies announce competing products with lots of flash on the same day.

Loretta Lynn hospitalized with pneumonia

USA Today - Ann Oldenburg -
The country singer, 76, was scheduled to perform tonight at the Performing Arts Center in Ashland, Ky., but the center issued a release saying she is in the hospital and will be unable to do the concert, reports AP.

Paranormal Activity 3: Another Haunted House, Another Shaky Camera - Noah Golden -
For more information on movies currently playing, visit the Rave Motion Pictures website by clicking the link. One of the big Halloween movies of 2011 is “The Human Centipede 2,” the grungy torture porn flick that pushes audiences (and ...

Ron Kulpa's name now notorious

ESPN - Jerry Crasnick -
ARLINGTON, Texas -- In the 1985 World Series, umpire Don Denkinger blew a call and paid the price for an entire winter as the target of abuse from outraged St. Louis Cardinals fans.

Michigan State Hail Mary touchdown as time expires hands Wisconsin their first ...

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- As Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins rolled out for the final play of regulation in Saturday night's game against No.

Texas Tech upends No. 1 Oklahoma

USA Today -
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Tommy Tuberville got his first landmark win with Texas Tech in a place where practically no one else could. By Brett Deering, Getty Images Texas Tech wide receiver Alex Torres runs a reception for a touchdown in the first half ...

No. 1 LSU sends last resounding message before facing Alabama with 45-10 ...

Washington Post -
LSU's last statement before its biggest game of the season was a doozy. The top-ranked Tigers, playing without three key suspended players, pummeled Auburn 45-10 and now can start looking toward their matchup with No.

Washington 7, Detroit 1: Capitals end Red Wings' win streak

Detroit Free Press -
BY HELENE ST. JAMES The Red Wings' Daniel Cleary gets turned after bumping Washington goalie Tomas Vokoun as defenseman Roman Hamrlik assists during the first period.

Global warming study finds no grounds for climate sceptics' concerns

The Guardian -
Berkeley Earth's land surface temperature data from 1800 to 2009, showing deviation from the mean temperature over that period - and overall global warming since the industrial revolution.

Defunct German satellite enters atmosphere, but no evidence of pieces crashing ...

Washington Post -
BERLIN - A defunct satellite entered the atmosphere early Sunday and pieces of it were expected to crash into the earth, the German Aerospace Center said.

Doctors slap down claim Chavez to die in 2 years

Reuters - Carlos Garcia Rawlins, Vicki Allen -
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez talks to the media as he arrives at the La Fria airport in the state of Tachira October 20, 2011.

Why the Latest Study on Cell Phone Use and Brain Cancer Won't Be the Last Word

CNN - Bryan Walsh -
Proving a negative in science is really, really hard - and that may well be the task that researchers trying to evaluate the potentially carcinogenic effects of cell phone use may have before them ...

Target Recalls Frog Halloween Costume Masks Over Suffocation Fears

Cleveland Leader - Julie Kent -
Target has issued an immediate recall of about 3400 frog masks for fear that kids may suffocate. The retailer is warning parents to immediately return the masks.

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