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Police, protesters clash in Atlanta, Oakland

USA Today - Larry Copeland, Judy Keen -
ATLANTA - The Occupy Wall Street protests that started last month in New York City and spread across the USA appear to have worn thin the nerves of downtown denizens, neighbors and businesses as police ...
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Europe Closes in on a Broad Plan to Save the Euro

New York Times - Maurizio Gambarini -
German lawmakers authorized Chancellor Angela Merkel to negotiate an expansion of an emergency bailout fund to $1.4 trillion. By STEVEN ERLANGER and STEPHEN CASTLE BRUSSELS - European leaders made progress in resolving the euro zone financial crisis in ...

Madoff's Wife Says Couple Tried Suicide

New York Times - Diana B. Henriques -
On Christmas Eve 2008, two weeks after Bernard L. Madoff confessed to running history's largest Ponzi scheme, he and his wife, Ruth, attempted suicide in their Manhattan penthouse.

Beyond the box score: Pitchers pique interest in possible Game 7

USA Today - Paul White -
ST. LOUIS - The postponement of Game 6 turned most of the World Series attention to Game 7. St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa might have missed a thing or two in this series, but he's going to let Game 7 and the ...

American Horror Story Redux: Another Death, Baby Drama and Ghostly Visitors ...

E! Online - Jenna Mullins -
Happy Halloween! And wow, did American Horror Story roll out the tricks and the treats tonight. In tonight's episode, "Halloween: Part 1," the theme was all about the legend that All Hallow's Eve was a chance for the dead to walk the earth.

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Qaddafi son Saif al-Islam to turn self in?

CBS News - David Hancock -
Saif al-Islam Qaddafi, son of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, appears in front of journalists at his father's residential complex in the Libyan capital of Tripoli Aug. 23, 2011.

Libya's timetable for going it alone still uncertain

CNN - Joe Vaccarello, Adam Levine -
Libyan Deputy Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi said Libya is eager to end the UN Security Council's Resolution 1973. United Nations (CNN) -- Apparently contradictory views emerged Wednesday about when Libya's fledgling government should begin operating ...

Israel sends Turkey mobile homes as desperate quake survivors loot supplies

Ha'aretz - Anshel Pfeffer, Ben Gurion -
The authorities say they have already brought 25000 tents to the area struck by the quake but these were far from sufficient. The shortage of tents, coupled with the approaching winter, led Turkey to ask 30 states for mobile homes By Anshel Pfeffer ...

Nahda pledge on investment in Tunisia

Financial Times - Heba Saleh -
The leader of the moderate Tunisian Islamist party that won the first election of the Arab spring met stock exchange executives on Wednesday to reassure financial markets of its commitment to free enterprise and foreign ...

Italy pledges reforms as Europe seeks to end debt crisis

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In an effort to convince European leaders that his country is capable of meeting its budget goals, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi reportedly vowed Wednesday to raise the equivalent of $8 billion annually from asset sales, increase Italy's ...

Perry Says He'll Be a Job Creator

New York Times - Richard A. Oppel -
The presidential campaign of Gov. Rick Perry of Texas started running its first television advertisement on broadcast and cable television in Iowa on Wednesday.

As Cain Promotes His Management Skills, Ex-Aides Tell of Campaign in Chaos

New York Times - Susan Saulny -
Herman Cain prepared for a television interview during a Tea Party rally at the Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tenn., last month.

A Stunning Fall From Grace for a Star Executive

New York Times - Peter Lattman -
John Marshall Mantel for The New York TimesRajat K. Gupta, left, and his lawyer, Gary Naftalis, leave federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday after Mr.

Obama's New Student Loan Plan: Could You Pay Less?

DailyFinance - Eamon Murphy -
The Obama administration estimates that close to 8 million borrowers will be affected by the student loan initiative trumpeted by the president in a speech at the University of ...

Dreamliner Passengers Enjoy Humid Cabin, 'Whispering' Engines

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AP Source: WVU to Big 12 not done deal 10.26.11 Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Kiyoko Furusho kept her moisturizer in her bag while flying on the first commercial Boeing Co.

Chrysler workers OK contract

By CNMMoney staff @CNNMoney October 26, 2011: 9:39 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Union workers at Chrysler narrowly approved a new 4-year labor agreement with the automaker, completing this year's contract negotiations with the recovering US Big Three ...

Asian Stocks, Euro Advance on Europe Debt Accord; Metals Rally

BusinessWeek - Shiyin Chen -
Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks rose to the highest in more than five weeks and the euro strengthened as European leaders agreed on a plan to expand a bailout fund to stem the region's debt crisis.

With New Smartphones, High Hopes for Nokia and Microsoft Union

New York Times - Kevin J. O'Brien -
By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN LONDON - Nokia, the Finnish cellphone maker, introduced two smartphones on Wednesday, the first fruits of its alliance with Microsoft, in a bid to curb its declining market share.

RIM's PlayBook OS 2.0 pushed into Feb. 2012 with no BBM

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Research in Motion Ltd. has had a bit of a rough year and Wednesday it announced that its PlayBook OS 2.0 software update for its BlackBerry tablet isn't coming out this year as originally planned.

A Welcome Windows Phone

New York Times - David Pogue -
Did you hear the news? A new model of a certain black, rectangular, touch-screen smartphone has just arrived. Its new software contains what the company says are hundreds of new features.

Amy Winehouse Death Due to Alcohol Death, Coroner Rules

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Amy Winehouse‚Äôs highly publicized battle with alcoholism ultimately led to the singer's death, a coroner has ruled. The Associated Press is reporting that pathologist Suhail Baithun said an inquest determined that Winehouse died after consuming “a ...

Michael Lohan -- Released from Jail -
Michael Lohan was released from jail moments ago in Florida -- after allegedly bruising up his GF Kate Major in a domestic dispute Tuesday -- but Lindsay's dad insists, "I did not lay a hand on her.

5 patients praise Michael Jackson's doctor

Los Angeles Times - Victoria Kim, Harriet Ryan -
The witnesses from his Houston clinic and Las Vegas practice describe Dr. Conrad Murray as competent, thorough and caring. They say he would provide free care or help get medications for patients who couldn't pay.

Canadiens beat Flyers to end 6-game skid

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Ryan Remiorz / AP Montreal Canadiens right wing Andrei Kostitsyn (46) celebrates with teammate Max Pacioretty (67) after scoring their second goal as Philadelphia Flyers center Danny Briere (48) looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game ...

Big 12 realignment turns into political football

USA Today - Kelly Whiteside -
The theater of the absurd that is college football expansion got even more ridiculous Wednesday. After three US senators, nine Big 12 Conference schools and one billionaire booster wrestled with whether West Virginia or ...

Pluto's "Twin" Has Frozen Atmosphere

National Geographic - Rachel Kaufman -
A direct image of the dwarf planet Eris and its moon Dysnomia taken by the Keck II telescope in Hawaii. Image courtesy WM Keck Observatory.

Discovery: Cosmic Dust Contains Organic Matter from Stars - Denise Chow -
A new look at the interstellar dust permeating the universe has revealed hints of organic matter that could be created naturally by stars, scientists say.

Study Shows Why It's Hard to Keep Weight Off

New York Times - Gina Kolata -
For years, studies of obesity have found that soon after fat people lost weight, their metabolism slowed and they experienced hormonal changes that increased their appetites.

Medical Panel Recommends Boys Get Controversial Vaccine

Voice of America -
October 26, 2011 Medical Panel Recommends Boys Get Controversial Vaccine Carol Pearson | Washington The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon recommend that boys and girls get a vaccine protecting them from the human papilloma viruses, ...


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