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Mitch McConnell's remarks on 2012 draw White House ire

Los Angeles Times - Michael A. Memoli - ‎57 minutes ago‎
'The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president,' says the Senate Republican leader.
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Alaska Senate candidates spar on resource development

Anchorage Daily News - Dan Joling - ‎32 minutes ago‎
AP GOP Senate hopeful Joe Miller hammered away Tuesday at his campaign theme that the federal government must open up Alaska for development as a way out of its deficit spending problems, a plan his two rivals called unrealistic.
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Corruption survey: Somalia is the worst

CNN International - John Raedler - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore are seen as having the least corruption in the world, according to a just-published global survey.
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Charlie Sheen: A timeline of a troubled life

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Dan MacMedan, USA TODAY Charlie Sheen, 45, is no stranger to battling substance abuse and/or the law. Here's a rundown of his troubles: 1986: As young soldier Chris in Platoon (1986), Sheen offers a breakthrough performance in the Vietnam War film ...

Heat-Celtics Preview

USA Today - Dan Crawford - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The new look Miami Heat invade Beantown tonight and open up the 2010-11 NBA season by visiting the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics.

Quake off Indonesia kills one, destroys homes

BusinessWeek - Niniek Karmini, Irwan Firdaus - ‎3 hours ago‎
A powerful earthquake struck waters off western Indonesia, leaving at least one person dead, damaging 150 houses and triggering tsunami warnings that sent thousands of residents fleeing to high ground in panic, officials said Tuesday.

How to protect against Firesheep attacks

Computerworld - Gregg Keizer - ‎3 hours ago‎
Computerworld - Security experts today suggested ways users can protect themselves against Firesheep, the new Firefox browser add-on that lets amateurs hijack users' access to Facebook, Twitter and other popular services via Wi-Fi.

GM does well on Consumer Reports' latest reliability report

USA Today - James R. Healey - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images By James R. Healey, USA TODAY General Motors is making big strides improving the reliability of its cars, jumping past expensive German brands Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz as well as British Jaguar, according to new ...

Giants Go From Finished to NFC Front-Runners

New York Times - Mark Viera - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Giants returned home for their bye week a confident bunch after demolishing the Dallas Cowboys, the preseason darlings, Monday night and making their case as the best team in the National Football Conference.

Glaxo finalises $750m payment over failures

Financial Times - Andrew Jack - ‎29 minutes ago‎
GlaxoSmithKline has finalised a $750m payment with US authorities including a record whistleblower settlement triggered by manufacturing failures at its plant in Puerto Rico this decade.

EU's Sanctions on Iran Hit BP

Wall Street Journal - Guy Chazan, Benoit Faucon - ‎2 hours ago‎
BP PLC will likely have to shut down a natural gas field in the North Sea that it jointly owns with Iran, a sign that tough new European sanctions are beginning to affect the Islamic Republic's oil and gas sector.

In California, an Encounter 2 Candidates Had Avoided

New York Times - Rebecca Cathcart - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jae C. Hong/AP By REBECCA CATHCART LONG BEACH, Calif. - With less than a week until Election Day, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California has become a chunk of kryptonite that the candidates to succeed him lob at each other.

Haiti cholera toll near 300, disease seen "settling"

Reuters - Joseph Guyler Delva - ‎6 hours ago‎
Residents wear protective masks in St. Marc, the center of the cholera epidemic in Haiti, October 25, 2010. By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Deaths from Haiti's cholera epidemic approached 300 on Tuesday, and health experts said the ...

US Senate candidate Carly Fiorina hospitalized

Reuters - Dan Whitcomb - ‎13 minutes ago‎
* She aims to beat California Democrat Boxer on Nov. 2 (Updates with Fiorina spending night in hospital) By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Carly Fiorina, the California Republican candidate for the US Senate, was hospitalized on Tuesday ...

Rangers' bats proving exception to adage - Matthew Leach - ‎1 hour ago‎
As the Texas Rangers have made their impressive run to the World Series, it seems that they've turned one of baseball's hoariest clichés on its ear.

'Glee': Dammit, 'Glee' I love you

Entertainment Weekly - Emily Exton - ‎3 hours ago‎
Although we're only five episodes in, Glee's second season has stirred up quite the debate from even the most die-hard of fans thus far: To theme episode or not to theme episode?

Kirk, Giannoulias support tax cuts, but there similarity ends

Chicago Tribune - Todd Lighty - ‎1 hour ago‎
With many Illinois voters unemployed, facing foreclosure or delaying retirement, sharp differences between Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk over how to turn the economy around have emerged as key ...

Khadr a 'rock star' in Guantanamo, psychiatrist testifies

Globe and Mail - Paul Koring - ‎3 hours ago‎
In powerful, sweeping testimony, a forensic psychiatrist painted a grim portrait of Omar Khadr as a unrepentant, dangerous, Islamic extremist who has been “marinated in the radical jihadism” at Guantanamo.

Barnes & Noble Rolls Out New Nook E-reader

Wall Street Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
Barnes & Noble Inc. lifted the wraps on a new version of its Nook e-reader device on Tuesday that offers a full-color touch-screen in an effort to set it apart from the Amazon Kindle.

Campus illnesses intensify worries about high-alcohol energy drinks

Washington Post - Shannon Dininny - ‎1 hour ago‎
The revelation this week that sugary, high-alcohol energy drinks helped send nine Washington state college freshmen to the hospital after an off-campus party has renewed public attention on the hazards of the beverages.

Apple launches Online Store, App Store in China

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Apple launched Tuesday its online Apple Store for China alongside a Simplified Chinese-language version of the App Store, as part of its efforts to strengthen its brand in the Chinese market.

Shots at D.C-area military facilities may be related, officials say

San Jose Mercury News - Josh White - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Two shootings that targeted US military buildings in Northern Virginia have been conclusively linked to the same weapon, and law enforcement officials think a third attack on a Marine Corps recruiting office this week could be part of the ...

Justin Bieber: “Never Say Never' Trailer (HD Video & Photos)

Right Celebrity - ‎13 minutes ago‎
By MNW If you haven't seen the Justin Bieber - 'Never Say Never' Trailer yet, you're missing out! Watch the official movie trailer in high definition below.


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