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Slow-moving Hurricane Sandy heads toward East Coast

Reuters - ‎49 minutes ago‎
MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Sandy pulled away from the Bahamas on Saturday after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean, beginning a slow march toward the U.S.
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Obama, Romney line up elite lawyers for potential election disputes

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney scramble to come out ahead in the November 6 election, two other men are preparing for a legal showdown that could begin the next day.
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Suspected LA gunman may have been responding to Craigslist ad

Fox News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
DOWNEY, Calif. - The suspect who was arrested Friday in the killing of three people and wounding of two others in suburban Los Angeles may have been responding to a Craigslist ad to sell a car placed by one of the victims.
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Sharp: 'Crazy' Tigers still believe they can win

Detroit Free Press - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The doubts that took a short pennant-winning sabbatical have returned, along with the nitpicking that the Tigers reached the World Series in spite of their self-imposed strategic limitations.
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Damascus car bomb shatters Syria truce

Reuters - ‎12 hours ago‎
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A powerful car bomb exploded in Damascus on Friday and forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad clashed with rebels across Syria as a truce intended to mark a Muslim religious holiday unraveled and activists reported at least 70 deaths.
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An Italian Job: Why Silvio Berlusconi Won't Be Going to Jail Anytime Soon

TIME - ‎8 hours ago‎
The single most important thing to know about Silvio Berlusconi's Oct. 26 conviction on charges of tax fraud is that it's not the first time the former Italian prime minister has been sentenced to jail.
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Burma: HRW satellite images 'show Rakhine destruction'

BBC News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
A human rights group has released pictures showing what appears to be the destruction of a western Burmese district riven by ethnic unrest.
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Thousands of Muslims gather in prayer at Angel Stadium

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Muslims pray in Anaheim As the sun burned in the soft blue sky, thousands of Muslims poured into Angel Stadium early Friday and filled the morning with the sounds of prayer as they celebrated Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, the most important ...
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Nailing Down Votes Before The Polls Open

Wall Street Journal
2 hours ago
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Danny Yadron
The President voted Thursday in his hometown neighborhood in Chicago. He cast his ballot in between stops in Cleveland, Tampa and Richmond.
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Police: man charged in Ore. killing left evidence

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎23 minutes ago‎
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man charged in the Oct. 16 death of a 21-year-old barista unwittingly left a trail of evidence as police followed him in the hours before his arrest, court documents show.
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White House Considers New Tax Breaks

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
By DAMIAN PALETTA and LAURA MECKLER. WASHINGTON—The White House is considering whether to propose new middle-class tax breaks to replace a payroll-tax cut that expires at year's end, weighing options that could be part of year-end ...
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Mass. economy slows as US growth picks up

Boston Globe - ‎2 hours ago‎
Massachusetts' economic growth slowed significantly over the summer while the national economy showed a modest pickup, according to two reports released Friday.
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Star Silicon Valley analyst felled by Facebook IPO fallout

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The firing of Citigroup stock analyst Mark Mahaney on Friday in the regulatory fallout from Facebook Inc's initial public offering was greeted with shock and dismay in Silicon Valley, where Mahaney was a well-known and ...
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Bank of America Sets Price Target at $274.00 (AMZN)

Jags Report - ‎1 hour ago‎, Inc. logo (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its price target lowered by Bank of America from $281.00 to $274.00 in a research report released on Friday morning.
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Obama video compares voting to losing virginity

CNN (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) - Conservatives seemed to collectively gasp Thursday night when a web video from President Barack Obama's campaign slyly compared a person's first time voting to losing one's virginity.
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Romney woos swing states, Latinos with hypocrisy, Meat Loaf - ‎3 hours ago‎
NBCNews: Martin Bashir | Aired on October 26, 2012. Romney woos swing states, Latinos with hypocrisy, Meat Loaf. Bloomberg View columnist Jonathan Alter and XL Alliance's Liliana Gil Valletta point out Mitt Romney's stimulus hypocrisy, his problems with ...
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Paul Ceglia charged with trying to defraud Facebook

BBC News - ‎14 hours ago‎
A New York businessman has been charged with trying to defraud Facebook by claiming he was owed a 50% share of the social media company, prosecutors say.
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Windows 8 Versus Windows 7: Game Performance, Benchmarked

Tom's Hardware Guide - ‎2 hours ago‎
We already know that the look and feel of Windows 8 is very different from Windows 7. But once you fire up your favorite title, does Microsoft's latest affect your experience?
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Hicks: Justin Timberlake apologizes for wedding video

San Jose Mercury News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Justin Timberlake has posted an open letter on his website in which he apologizes for the controversial video featuring homeless people congratulating him and Jessica Biel on their nuptials.
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Confidante put drugs in Britney's food, singer's mom testifies

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The one-time confidante of Britney Spears said he crushed up drugs in the pop singer's food to help her sleep and disabled her phone lines during the height of her meltdown five years ago, Spears' mother testified on Friday.
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Taylor Swift Announces Tour Dates for New Album 'Red'

AceShowbiz - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Her fourth studio album "Red" just hit the stores this week, but nothing can stop young country sensation Taylor Swift from doing more work in support of the new project.
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Azarenka Locks Up Top Ranking

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Victoria Azarenka wrapped up the season-ending No. 1 position in the world by beating Li Na, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in the WTA Championships in Istanbul.
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Notre Dame standout from area has his Irish up for Sooners

Fort Worth Star Telegram - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kapron Lewis-Moore. Notre Dame defensive end. Age: 22 (graduate student). Height/weight: 6-4, 306. High school: Weatherford. College career: Has started 36 of 39 career games played with the Irish.
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Hermit crabs socialize to evict their neighbors

UC Berkeley - ‎14 hours ago‎
BERKELEY —. Social animals usually congregate for protection or mating or to capture bigger prey, but a University of California, Berkeley, biologist has found that the terrestrial hermit crab has a more self-serving social agenda: to kick another crab out of its ...
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Ozone hole at smallest size in decades

Science News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Contents · Nouveaux Antennas: A single hairlike appendage may allow a cell to sense the outside world; Suicidal Threads: Early abuse weaves its way into the brain, with potentially tragic consequences; Prospecting for Quasicrystals: Siberian journey nets a ...
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Boston Globe - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Federal investigators found visible mold inside the Framingham pharmacy at the center of the national fungal meningitis outbreak, including 83 vials from one lot of the tainted steroid used to treat back pain that contained “greenish black foreign matter.
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Aspirin's impact on colorectal cancer

Harvard Gazette - ‎Oct 24, 2012‎
File photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer. “Our results suggest that aspirin can be particularly effective in prolonging survival among patients whose colorectal cancer tests positive for a mutation in PIK3CA," said Harvard researcher Shuji Ogino.