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American Fran Crippen dies in open-water race | Swimming

Seattle Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Fran Crippen, a medal-winning open-water swimmer on the US national team, died in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday. American dies in 10K World Cup event: Fran Crippen, a medal-winning open-water swimmer on the US national team, reportedly told his ...
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Taskforce to probe latest WikiLeaks release

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Australian operations: light armoured vehicles participate in a range day near Tallil Air Base, 2008. (Department of Defence) Defence Minister Stephen Smith says the release of almost 400000 US documents about the Iraq War could create a security risk ...
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G-20 powers agree to Geithner currency and trade plan

Washington Post - Howard Schneider - ‎4 hours ago‎
Finance ministers from the world's major nations agreed to a US-brokered plan for easing tensions over exchange rates and world trade patterns, saying that a "fragile and uneven" economic recovery was at risk if top powers pursued ...
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Giants advance to World Series with 3-2 win over Phillies

Los Angeles Times - Dylan Hernandez - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Juan Uribe hits a solo home run in the eighth inning for the winning margin in Game 6 of the NLCS. San Francisco will host the Texas Rangers on Wednesday in Game 1. Giants third baseman Juan Uribe is greeted by Andre Torres and other teammates as he ...

Before 2010 MacBook Air, there was 2004 Sony

CNET - Brooke Crothers, Viv Collins - ‎3 hours ago‎
Though a moot point now for consumers, in 2004 Sony came out with a razor-thin wedge-shaped laptop that was a progenitor of the MacBook Air, particularly Apple's 2010 incarnation.

Cholera cases reported in Haiti's capital - Jacqueline Charles, Trenton Daniel - ‎1 hour ago‎
Aid workers struggled to contain the disease as the death toll reached 208, while experts said the epidemic `has not reached its peak.

3 Calif. beaches closed after deadly shark attack

San Jose Mercury News - ‎43 minutes ago‎
AP VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—A string of beaches on California's Central Coast are shut down and there is no word on when they'll be open again after a deadly attack on a bodyboarder from what some scientists are saying is likely a great white ...

Obama, Palin campaign in high gear - ‎4 hours ago‎
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin addresses a Republican rally in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, the same day President Barack Obama addresses a Democratic rally in Minneapolis, Minn.

Katy Perry And Russell Brand Get Married In India - Jocelyn Vena - ‎8 hours ago‎
Katy Perry and Russell Brand have officially tied the knot, getting married in India on Saturday night (October 23). The singer and the comedian married in a traditional Hindu ceremony attended by their friends and family ...

Cam Newton's Law: Auburn Rides Star Quarterback to Victory

FanHouse - Jay G. Tate - ‎42 minutes ago‎
AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn defensive tackle Mike Blanc watched intently as dozens of teammates rushed the student section of Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday night.

Tribune presents second plan to exit Chapter 11

Chicago Tribune - Julie Johnsson, Michael Oneal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Tribune Co. filed its latest plan to emerge from Chapter 11 protection late Friday, hoping it had sufficient creditor backing to win a Delaware bankruptcy court's confirmation and end its ...

FDA shoots down another weight loss drug

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The FDA has told the makers of the proposed weight-loss drug Lorcaserin that it will not at this time approve the marketing of the medication, citing concerns about its marginal effectiveness and about cancers that occurred at higher-than-usual rates ...

Celine Dion, Matt Damon Welcome New Babies

ABC News - Dan Whitcomb, Bob Tourtellotte - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer Celine Dion and actor Matt Damon both welcomed new additions to their families, representatives for the two entertainers said on Saturday.

13 Are Killed As Gunmen Storm House In Mexico

New York Times - Elisabeth Malkin - ‎2 hours ago‎
MEXICO CITY - A different weekend in Ciudad Juárez, a different party and again a massacre. Gunmen burst into a small concrete house in a working-class Ciudad Juárez neighborhood where a family was celebrating a son's 14th birthday ...

Selita Ebanks 'Killed It' In 'Runaway,' Kanye West Says - Jayson Rodriguez - ‎28 minutes ago‎
The Victoria's Secret model has garnered recognition for her stunning looks and notoriety for her short-lived engagement to Nick Cannon.

Heat's Dwyane Wade practices for first time in more than two weeks

Boston Herald - Ira Winderman - ‎1 hour ago‎
MIAMI - For the first time since straining his right hamstring just over three minutes into the Miami Heat's Oct. 5 preseason opener against the Detroit Pistons, guard Dwyane Wade was back on the practice court Saturday.

Democrats off course, says SD GOP senator

Boston Globe - ‎3 hours ago‎
Senator John Thune of South Dakota said yesterday that Democrats, who have controlled Congress and the White House for two years, are taking the country “in the wrong direction.

Remains found in park near site of NIU student disappearance

Chicago Tribune - Duaa Eldeib, Jeremy Gorner - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Human remains have been found in a DeKalb park where a Northern Illinois University student was believed to have been heading last week before she disappeared, authorities said Saturday night.

Love-hate relationship with Washington plays out in Nevada politics

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The West has long been torn between attacking and cozying up to the federal government. Now Harry Reid and Sharron Angle have picked sides in that fight.

NPR vs. Fox News: Juan Williams firing reveals deeper media fight

Christian Science Monitor - Brad Knickerbocker - ‎7 hours ago‎
NPR's firing Juan Williams comes just as controversial figures connected to NPR and Fox News - philanthropist George Soros and commentator Glenn Beck– are in a harsh rhetorical fight.

One-Third of US Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050: CDC

BusinessWeek - ‎5 hours ago‎
FRIDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American adults with diabetes could double or triple by 2050 if current trends continue, warns a federal government study released Friday.

Suicide attack targets UN compound in western Afghan city

Los Angeles Times - Laura King - ‎6 hours ago‎
The attackers burst into the UN compound in the western city of Herat, setting off a battle with Afghan police and troops. All four assailants were reported killed, and the UN staff was unharmed.

Rumor: Verizon Staffing Up Call Centers In Preparation For... iPhone?

PC Magazine - David Murphy - ‎12 hours ago‎
Two call centers with previous experience working for Verizon are both looking to staff up—adding thousands of customer service representatives for a, "major wireless cell phone service retailer" that many postulate could be Verizon itself.


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