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In final weeks, Gaddafi felt both rage and despair, frequently changed ...

Washington Post -
MISRATA, Libya - Moammar Gadhafi, Libya's all-powerful leader for four decades, spent his final weeks shuttling from hideout to hideout in his hometown of Sirte, alternating between rage and despair as his regime crumbled around him, said a regime ...
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Obama campaign cashes in out West

Washington Times - Dave Boyer -
President Obama topped 60 fundraisers for the year Tuesday night as he raked in more campaign cash from Hollywood elites and entertainers on a three-day swing through Western states.

Perry's economic plan clashes with Romney's

The Seattle Times - Karen Tumulty, Perry Bacon Jr -
At a moment when the fragility of the economy ranks at the top of American concerns, sharp differences have begun to emerge in how the leading GOP contenders for president would aim to solve the problem, illuminating not only a diversity in approach ...

La Russa takes blame, but explanations still hard to believe - Scott Miller -
ST. LOUIS -- Tony La Russa had a lot on his mind Tuesday, and he got right to it. Before even taking questions during a media session as the World Series swung back here for Game 6, he first requested time to speak.

'Dancing' finally boots a less talented hopeful - Anna Chan -
TV junkies Anna Chan and Ree Hines dish on the latest boob-tube news, from what happened on your favorite shows, to casting rumors, sneak peeks and more.

Asian Stocks Snap 3-Day Gain Before Summit

Bloomberg - Shiyin Chen -
Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Stephen Wood, New York-based chief market strategist for Russell Investments, talks about the outlook for the US economy, Europe's debt crisis, and its impact on global financial ...

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Triple rescue joy for Turkish family after quake

eTaiwan News -
Rescuers plucked a two-week-old baby girl, her mother and grandmother from the rubble of Turkey's devastating earthquake Tuesday, sparking scenes of joy that electrified search efforts.

Signs of ex-rebel atrocities in Libya grow

CBS News -
In Libya on Tuesday, the body of Muammar Qaddafi was buried in an unmarked grave at a secret location. Like many revolutions, the end of this one was bloody.

Tunisia's Islamist victors promise unity government

Los Angeles Times - Jeffrey Fleishman, Alexandra Sandels -
The moderate Nahda party says it wants to work with all groups in crafting a constitution, and hopes to set an example for the troubled region.

Growing flood alarm in Bangkok after Thai PM warning

Reuters - Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat, Pracha Hariraksapitak -
BANGKOK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Fears of flooding across the Thai capital grew on Wednesday after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra warned parts of Bangkok could face inundation for up to a month, ...

Two students accused in North Carolina school shooting

Reuters - Colleen Jenkins, Jerry Norton -
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - Two North Carolina teenagers have been arrested over the shooting of a 10th grade girl at a high school after surveillance video showed them with a rifle on campus, officials said on Tuesday.

Officers Hit With Smuggling Charges

Wall Street Journal - Tamer El-Ghobashy, Terin Miller -
Five current New York Police Department officers were among 12 people accused by federal authorities Tuesday of accepting cash to smuggle guns, slot machines and cigarettes into New York.

Gupta to Face Criminal Charges

Wall Street Journal - Michael Rothfeld, Susan Pulliam -
For decades, Rajat K. Gupta was the face of business success, leading global consulting giant McKinsey & Co. and serving on the boards of several prestigious American companies, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Amazon Suffers Big Drop in Income

New York Times - David Streitfeld -
Investors shrugged off Amazon's warnings this summer that its third quarter would be weak. Moments after the retailer reported Tuesday that operating income for the quarter had fallen 71 percent from 2010, the high-flying stock sank ...

Netflix Stock Plunge: Will Reed Hastings' Hubris Bring Down an Internet Meteor?

Reuters - Brent Lang, Sharon Waxman -
By Brent Lang & Sharon Waxman at TheWrap With its stock in freefall and its reputation in tatters, Netflix is at risk of becoming another Internet era Icarus.

Wall Street hit by worries before Europe debt summit

Reuters - Chuck Mikolajczak, Kenneth Barry -
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Tuesday on doubts European leaders can agree on a plan to end the euro zone debt crisis, while major corporations disappointed investors with their outlooks.

Steve Jobs biography tops every E-book chart

Reuters - Cheryl Ravelo -
Eric Calderon, an Apple fan who said he owns most of the company's products, browses through the biography of Steve Jobs, sold at a bookstore in Quezon City, Metro Manila October 24, 2011.

A Gadget for the Home Learns by Degrees

Wall Street Journal - Katherine Boehret -
There are few technology products less inspiring than the thermostat. Yet for the past week, I've been more captivated by a thermostat than I ever thought possible.

Windows XP Turns 10, Microsoft Wants It Gone

eWeek - Nicholas Kolakowski -
Microsoft's Windows XP turns 10 years old. Microsoft wants customers to switch from it to Windows 7 and, eventually, Windows 8. In human terms, 10 years is nothing; a child that age is regarded as little more than a tadpole.

Dancing with the Stars: Another Contestant Goes Home

People Magazine - Dahvi Shira -
Monday night was rough for Dancing with the Stars partners Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Hope Solo. Aside from earning a score of 20 and being ridiculed for performing their "worst dance of the season," Chmerkovskiy, 31, didn't exactly charm ...

'Dancing With the Stars': Eliminated contestant is....

Entertainment Weekly - Annie Barrett -
Don't click through if you don't want to know! After a results show featuring performances by Martina McBride and Broadway darling Kristin Chenoweth and a special Corbin Bleu-starring Broadway number created by Kenny Ortega, ...

The X Factor Picks Its Final 12 Acts

People Magazine - Aaron Parsley -
Fox's talent competition returned Tuesday with its first live show, a 2½-hour presentation that seemed rushed as producers squeezed in all 17 remaining acts with commentary from judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and ...

John Lackey to have elbow surgery

ESPN - Joe McDonald -
BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox right-handed pitcher John Lackey will need Tommy John surgery and will likely miss the entire 2012 season, new Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said during his introductory press conference on Tuesday.

NBA contends union proposed elimination of salary cap

The Seattle Times -
The National Basketball Players Association, not Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, proposed the elimination of the salary cap during negotiations aimed at ending months of labor strife, a league official said Tuesday in New York.

Epstein, Cherington give their vision of two baseball titans

USA Today - Mike Dodd -
CHICAGO - Two 37-year-old baseball men assumed two of the more prestigious jobs in the game Tuesday afternoon, introduced three hours and 985 miles apart.

2000-Year-Old Supernova Mystery Solved

Fox News -
This image combines data from four different space telescopes to create a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented example of a supernova, called RCW 86.

Particles Faster Than the Speed of Light? Not So Fast, Some Say

New York Times - Dennis Overbye -
So asks the Irish band the Corrigan Brothers in a new song, “Einstein and the Neutrinos,” that is the latest rollicking riff on news that shocked the scientific world last month.

Panel Endorses HPV Vaccine for Boys of 11

New York Times - Gardiner Harris -
Boys and young men should be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, or HPV, to protect against anal and throat cancers that can result from sexual activity, a federal advisory committee said Tuesday.

Flu Vaccine Not as Effective as Earlier Reported

MedPage Today - Michael Smith -
Explain that the trivalent inactivated flu vaccine, the most widely prescribed type of vaccine in the US, had a pooled efficacy of 59% in people 18 through 64.
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