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AP IMPACT: Troops already outnumber Taliban 12-1

The Associated Press - Slobodan Lekic - ‎1 hour ago‎
BRUSSELS - There are already more than 100000 international troops in Afghanistan working with 200000 Afghan security forces and police.

Democrats Divided Over Reid Proposal for Public Option

New York Times - Robert Pear - ‎16 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats voiced deep disagreements on Tuesday over the idea of a government-run health insurance plan, suggesting that the decision by the majority leader, Harry Reid of Nevada, ...

FAA revokes licenses of wayward Northwest pilots

The Associated Press - Joan Lowy - ‎28 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Federal regulators have revoked the licenses of the two Northwest Airlines pilots who flew past their Minneapolis destination by 150 miles last week.

Hague Trial Continues, Despite Karadzic No-Show

Voice of America - Lauren Comiteau - ‎38 minutes ago‎
In a repeat of Monday, Radovan Karadzic again boycotted his trial and refused to appear in court to face charges of genocide and war crimes stemming from the 1992-95 Bosnian war.

Israeli official: Clinton to hold Jerusalem talks

The Associated Press - Steve Weizman - ‎38 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM - An Israeli official says US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to arrive in Israel at the weekend to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a fresh attempt to revive stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Compromise key to Iran nuclear deal

PRESS TV - Anoush Maleki - ‎1 hour ago‎
Iran said on Tuesday that it would decide on a nuclear deal that envisages the country shipping low-enriched uranium (LEU) to Russia to be converted into metal fuel rods for a medical research reactor by Friday, October 30.

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White House Trumpets Clean Energy

Wall Street Journal - Jonathan Weisman, Rebecca Smith - ‎33 minutes ago‎
ARCADIA, Fla. -- The Obama administration launched a clean-energy blitz Tuesday, with Vice President Joe Biden traveling to his home state of Delaware to open an electric-automobile plant and President Barack Obama ...

Woman Accused of Offering Sex for World Series Tickets

FOXNews - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Philadelphia woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly posted an ad on Craigslist offering to perform sex acts in exchange for World Series tickets, MyFoxPhilly reported.

Obama's Coattails in Question in Virginia Race for Governor

FOXNews - Jake Gibson - ‎42 minutes ago‎
In Virginia, a crucial state that President Obama won in 2008, Democrat Creigh Deeds persistently has trailed Republican Bob McDonnell in the polls for governor.

UPDATE 2-US home price gains may not be sustainable-Shiller

Reuters - Jennifer Rogers, Leslie Adler - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The gains in US home prices in recent months may not be sustainable and increases in some areas of the country appear to be in "bubble territory," an economist known for his property market expertise said on Tuesday.
Home prices up slightly Washington Post

DreamWorks Animation Net Falls 48% on Late Home-Video Release

Bloomberg - Michael White - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the maker of “Shrek” movies, said third-quarter profit declined 48 percent after its “Monsters vs.

Apollo 4Q Profit Drops 60% On Charges; Shrs Fall On SEC Probe

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apollo Group Inc.'s (APOL) fiscal fourth-quarter profit slumped 60% as the for-profit education company recorded one-time charges for a litigation settlement and a write-off for other assets, which offset a big jump in revenue and higher enrollment ...

NASA's Ares IX test flight delayed by weather

CNET News - William Harwood - ‎4 hours ago‎
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Launch of NASA's Ares IX rocket on a planned $445 million test flight was delayed 24 hours Tuesday because of bad weather and an errant freighter that briefly strayed into the off-shore danger area.

Read all 'Android 2.0' posts in Crave

CNET News - Kent German - ‎2 hours ago‎
As Verizon Wireless prepares to unveil its new Motorola Droid smartphone tomorrow, Google today released the SDK for the much-anticipated 2.0 update to the operating system.

Use Your Own Number With Some Google Voice Features

PC World - Jeff Porten - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Google Voice users can now use their existing phone numbers with the service, which will come as good news to people who don't want to give out a new number to all of their existing contacts.

Michael Jackson's Team Reveals Secrets From 'This Is It' Stage

MTV.com - Eric Ditzian - ‎38 minutes ago‎
By now, everyone knows that when Michael Jackson died, he had been exhaustively preparing for a series of London comeback shows massive in scale and mind-blowing in presentation.

A listing of Halloween events across Miami-Dade

MiamiHerald.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
AD Barnes Park's Halloween Family Campfire & Night Hike: 7:30-9:30 pm Friday, Oct. 30; AD Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., West Miami-Dade; $25 for four, $8 per person, reservations required.
What's happening this Halloween HollandSentinel.com

Hollywood Burglars Driven by "Celebrity Worship"

ABC News - Alex Dobuzinskis - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police have arrested six people, mostly teens, on suspicion of breaking into the homes of Paris Hilton, Orlando Bloom, Lindsay Lohan and other Hollywood figures to satisfy a celebrity obsession and steal from ...

Metro Atlanta Yankees, Phillies fans talk trash

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Ray Glier - ‎28 minutes ago‎
By Special By Ray Glier In Varners Restaurant & Tavern on Monday night, a host of Philadelphia fans were preaching that they have become kind and gentle.
Pedro to start Game 2 Boston Globe

Man charged with killing UConn football player

The Associated Press - Pat Eaton-Robb - ‎48 minutes ago‎
STORRS, Conn. - Police charged a 21-year-old man with murder Tuesday in the stabbing death of a University of Connecticut football player outside a school-sanctioned dance, where the suspect's lawyer says he was just trying to break up a fight.

Suicidal thoughts among details in new Hulk Hogan tome

Tampa Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hulk Hogan credits Laila Ali, daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, with helping him snap out of depression. If you can't get enough of Hulk Hogan, today is your lucky day.

US swine flu vaccine outlook improving, CDC says

The Associated Press - Mike Stobbe - ‎58 minutes ago‎
ATLANTA - More than 22 million doses of swine flu vaccine are available now, and most Americans should soon find it easier to get their dose, US health officials said Tuesday.
More Swine Flu Vaccine Coming Soon Atlanta Journal Constitution

Antipsychotics Cause Weight Gain in Kids

Wall Street Journal - Jonathan D. Rockoff - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Antipsychotic drugs widely used in children caused youths to gain as much as 19 pounds on average after just 11 weeks on the medications, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Health overhaul raises stakes for Medicare job

Reuters - Susan Heavey - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The healthcare overhaul moving through Congress elevates the job of running the government's $700-billion Medicare agency to new heights and all but guarantees a political battle over filling the post.

President Obama's Feud with FOX News

CBS News - Jeff Greenfield - ‎Oct 23, 2009‎
(CBS) After months of taking incoming fire from the prime-time stars of Fox News, the Obama White House is firing back, charging that FOX News is different from all other news.

80 years later, this isn't '29 again

MSN Money - Jon Markman - ‎Oct 22, 2009‎
The conditions that led to the October market crashes of 1929 and 1987 simply aren't there today. But that doesn't mean a wipeout couldn't happen again.

Stop Your Search Engines

New York Times - Peggy Orenstein - ‎Oct 23, 2009‎
Not long ago, I started an experiment in self-binding: intentionally creating an obstacle to behavior I was helpless to control, much the way Ulysses lashed himself to his ship's mast to avoid succumbing to the Sirens' song.

Rush Was Punked: “Obama Thesis” Hoax

Buzz Log (blog) - Claudine Zap - ‎Oct 23, 2009‎
It must have seemed so perfect. An obscure blogger unearths some pages of President Obama's college thesis. The report supposedly comes from big-time journalist Joe Klein of Time magazine.

Palin Backs 3rd-Party Candidate in NY House Race

NewsMax.com - ‎Oct 23, 2009‎
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has endorsed a third-party candidate over the GOP-backed contender in New York's congressional special election, saying her own party has abandoned its core values.