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Can Romney carry the momentum into Election Day?

Fox News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
This transcript is automatically generated. twelve days are all the remain until voters head to the polls for what I believe is the most important election in your lifetime now in a moment -- will be here.
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Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 21 in Caribbean

USA TODAY - ‎10 minutes ago‎
A weakened Hurricane Sandy lashed the central Bahamas late Thursday with violent winds and torrential rains, after raging through the Caribbean where it caused at least 21 deaths.
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NYPD: 2 kids dead, nanny found with knife

Newsday - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The 2-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter of a CNBC executive were found dead by their mother in a dry bathtub in the family's Upper West Side apartment Thursday night, stabbed to death with a kitchen knife by their nanny, who sliced her own throat and ...
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With Small Ball, Giants Win 2-0 for 2-0 WS Lead

ABC News - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Long ball one night, a Giant dose of small ball the next. Two wins in two games and suddenly San Francisco doesn't need to dig itself out of a postseason hole for a change.
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Colorado: Teen confesses to Jessica Ridgeway's murder

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Colorado: Teen confesses to Jessica Ridgeway's murder. Austin Reed Sigg, a 17-year-old interested in mortuary science, confessed to the abduction and murder of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway.
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As Syria cease-fire looms, so do the doubts

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
As Syria cease-fire looms, so do the doubts. Rebels as well as the government insist the other side not use the truce during the Eid al-Adha holiday to rearm.
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Bo Xilai expelled from national legislature

Xinhua - ‎33 minutes ago‎
BEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, announced Friday the termination of Bo Xilai's post as an NPC deputy.
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Malala's parents arrive in Britain

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
Plane carrying Malala's parents lands in Birmingham, England; "It is essential that I be with my daughter during her recovery," says her father; Malala asked that her school books be brought to her, Interior Minister Malik says; On October 9, the Taliban shot the ...
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NYPD officer accused of plotting to cannibalize women

Los Angeles Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
A police officer dreamed up plots to kidnap, torture, cook and eat at least 100 women whose photos, names and addresses he pulled from a confidential law enforcement database, authorities said Thursday.
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MAINE COMPASS: False reality blames gays for marriage crisis

Kennebec Journal - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Large Type; Print This Story; E-mail This Story; Save This Story. 12:00 AM. MAINE COMPASS: False reality blames gays for marriage crisis.
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Amazon Loses $169 Million On LivingSocial

Forbes - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Today Amazon announced that despite generating over $13.8 billion of revenue in the third quarter, it posted a net loss of $274 million, or $0.60 per diluted share.
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Japan Stocks Fall on Rising Yen, Disappointing Earnings

Businessweek - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Japan stocks extended losses, with the Nikkei 225 Stock Average (NKY) paring a third-monthly advance, after the yen strengthened from a four-month low and companies including Canon (7751) Inc. reported disappointing earnings.
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Florida early voting starts Saturday, with wide variations in hours across the state (registration) - ‎27 minutes ago‎
TALLAHASSEE -- Early voting in Florida begins Saturday, nearly a week later than in past years - and with wide variations in hours from county to county.
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Obama upbeat at the end of 8-state tour

Politico - ‎2 hours ago‎
CLEVELAND -- At the end of a two-day, eight-state whirlwind tour, President Obama's voice was hoarse, but his sense of humor remained intact.
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American Crossroads Final Efforts Heavily Funded By Swift Boat Donors

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON -- Karl Rove's American Crossroads, the second-largest super PAC, burned through cash fast in October. The group raised $11.6 million in the first half of the month and spent $21 million, leaving it with $6.4 million cash.
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Meat Loaf endorses Romney in Ohio

Washington Post (blog) - ‎34 minutes ago‎
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Meat Loaf bestowed a meandering endorsement upon Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney here Thursday night, making what the hard rock icon said was his first move on the political stage.
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Apple Store Down Ahead Of iPad Mini Pre-Orders

TechCrunch - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The Apple Store just went down, and we know what's coming next in this instance: iPad mini pre-orders start Oct. 26, and if past experience proves anything, they'll come online first thing in the morning.
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Windows 8 Arrives With Five Good Features, Five Bad Ones

1 hour ago
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Don Reisinger
NEWS ANALYSIS: With Windows 8 finally launching, it's about time to highlight the good and bad aspects of Microsoft's new operating system.
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'Cloud Atlas' at $100 Million Fills Independent Film Void

Bloomberg - ‎41 minutes ago‎
“Cloud Atlas” director Tom Tykwer said every major film studio passed on financing his science- fiction epic. Still, the “Run Lola Run” director and partners Lana and Andy Wachowski of “The Matrix” series managed to sign Halle Berry, Susan Sarandon and ...
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Rolling Stones play $20 surprise gig in Paris

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Rolling Stones members Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards and Mick Jagger arrive for the world premiere of the Rolling Stones documentary ''Crossfire Hurricane'' at the Odeon Leicester Square in London October 18, 2012.
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Tyrann Mathieu, Jordan Jefferson among four former LSU players arrested on ... - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Four former LSU football players, including 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu and 2011 starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson, were arrested Thursday on drug-related charges.
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Matteson leads in Malaysia; Woods three back

USA TODAY - ‎16 hours ago‎
Matteson leads in Malaysia; Woods three back. Share. Comments. 2012-10-25 tiger in malaysia. Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the first hole during the first round of the CIMB Classic on Thursday in Kuala Lumpur.
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Cassini records Saturn mega-storm, and incredible burp, for history

Los Angeles Times
8 hours ago
Written by
Amy Hubbard
It was an alien storm to dim memories of all others, wrapping all the way around a vast northern portion of Saturn, a planet that could hold about 750 Earths.
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Three new crew arrive at space station with fish

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of U.S. astronaut Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin blasts off from its launch pad 31 at the Baikonur cosmodrome October 23, 2012.
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Antarctic Ozone Hole 2nd Smallest in 20 Years

Christian Science Monitor - ‎10 hours ago‎
Antarctic Ozone Hole 2nd Smallest in 20 Years. On the Earth's surface, ozone is a pollutant, but in the stratosphere, it reflects ultraviolet radiation back into space, protecting us from skin cancer-causing UV rays.
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First feathered dinosaur fossils found in North America

AFP - ‎6 hours ago‎
(AFP) - 6 hours ago. WASHINGTON - Scientists in Canada have unearthed the first fossils of a feathered dinosaur ever found in the Americas, the journal Science reported on Thursday.

Spending on Medicaid Has Slowed, Survey Finds

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The annual growth in spending on Medicaid slowed sharply last year as the economy began to improve, a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found.
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Meningitis outbreak spreads to 18 states with South Carolina case

Reuters - ‎10 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - The deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis tied to tainted steroid medications from a Massachusetts company expanded to 18 states on Thursday with South Carolina reporting its first probable case of the disease.


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