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Civil Obama interview on 'Daily Show' cements Stewart's talent, influence

USA Today - Robert Bianco - ‎16 minutes ago‎
When it comes to interview gets, it doesn't get any better than sitting presidents. You've seen them on Today; you've seen them on Tonight.
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Charmed Giants Take a Big First Step

New York Times - Ben Shpigel - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Tim Lincecum, the Giants' ace and a two-time Cy Young winner, was far from dominant Wednesday night, but he threw well enough to be the winning pitcher. - - - Boston Herald

DC Metro stations allegedly targeted in bomb plot

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal law enforcement authorities have arrested a Northern Virginia man in connection with a plan to attack several stations. Members of the FBI Terrorism Task Force and Loudoun County Sheriffs Department and Virginia state troopers search the home ...
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Dwyane Wade, James Jones lead Miami Heat to season's first win - Joseph Goodman - ‎1 hour ago‎
One night after a disappointing loss in Boston, the Heat found its offensive rhythm -- especially James Jones. Dwyane Wade goes up for a layup during the fourth quarter of the Miami Heat's game against the 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center in ...

Republicans Win House, Get No Mandate in Poll Favoring Clinton

Bloomberg - John McCormick, Heidi Przybyla - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Republicans are poised to retake the US House next week without a mandate from voters to carry out their policies, a Bloomberg National Poll shows.

Kirchner's Death Leaves Political Vacuum Ahead of 2011 Election

Bloomberg - Eliana Raszewski, Rodrigo Orihuela - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The death of former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner may strengthen the opposition before next year's presidential elections as his wife and successor, Cristina Fernandez de ...

We want Brett Favre to play

Boston Herald - Karen Guregian - ‎37 minutes ago‎
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Vikings quarterback Brett Favre said yesterday he wants to play Sunday against the Patriots [team stats], even though he's got an ankle that would keep most people far away from a football field.

Woman Charlie Sheen was with during his drunken night ID'd as porn star

New York Post - Dan Mangan, Alexis Jeffries - ‎2 hours ago‎
The mystery woman who locked herself naked in a Plaza hotel bathroom during bad-boy actor Charlie Sheen's coke-fueled frenzy was identified as a smokin' hot porn star from New York City.

Images reveal tsunami destruction

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Aerial images from the tsunami-hit Mentawai Islands in Indonesia have revealed the extent of destruction, as officials raised the death toll to 311.

Foreclosure activity up across most US metro areas

The Associated Press - ‎36 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The foreclosure crisis intensified across a majority of large US metropolitan areas this summer, with Chicago and Seattle - cities outside of the states that have shouldered the worst of the housing downturn - seeing a sharp increase ...

Kobe Bryant feels good after lengthy stint in opener

Los Angeles Times - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Bryant, who had knee surgery in the off-season, played 37 minutes against the Rockets. After a slow start, he finished with 27 points on eight-of-20 shooting.

Satisfied with Google's promise to restrain Street View, FTC drops privacy ...

Washington Post - Cecilia Kang - ‎3 hours ago‎
The federal government has ended an inquiry into a privacy breach involving Google's Street View service, satisfied with the company's pledge to stop gathering e-mail, passwords and other information from residential WiFi networks as it ...

Alaska judge blocks distribution of write-in names

Houston Chronicle - Dan Joling - ‎10 minutes ago‎
By DAN JOLING AP © 2010 The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Alaska judge on Wednesday granted a temporary restraining order stopping state elections officials from handing out names of write-in candidates at polling places.

Lethal pancreatic cancer 'grows for decades'

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Research hints at earlier opportunities to spot and treat the disease, which is fatal in 95% of cases. Genetic analysis of tumours by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Johns Hopkins University suggested the first mutations may happen 20 years ...

Education Dept moves to pre-empt for-profits who "game" system

Reuters - Diane Bartz - ‎37 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Education Department's final rules to rein in for-profit schools, which are accused of failing to educate students while leaving them heavily in debt, would bar incentives to admissions recruiters and limit the ...

Path to Haiti polls clouded as cholera spreads

Reuters - Joseph Guyler Delva - ‎2 hours ago‎
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The death toll from Haiti's spreading cholera epidemic topped 300 on Wednesday as fears over violence and fair voting clouded the path to elections next month which are seen as key to stability in the ...

Dollar Weakens as Asian Stocks Gain on Economic Outlook; NZ Dollar Rises

Bloomberg - Candice Zachariahs, Ron Harui - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The dollar declined to $1.3814 per euro as of 9:51 am in Tokyo from $1.3769 in New York yesterday, when it climbed to $1.3734, the highest level since Oct. 20.

HP won't say if CEO to testify in SAP-Oracle case

Reuters - Gabriel Madway, Jim Finkle - ‎5 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co (HPQ.N) has declined to say whether its incoming chief executive, Leo Apotheker, will testify in a high-profile trade secrets case involving Oracle (ORCL.

The fame monster

Boston Herald - Jill Radsken - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Pity the poor women who have to trick themselves out in elaborate Lady Gaga costumes this Halloween. All guys have to do is grab a six-pack.

For MySpace, a Fresh Coat of Paint

BusinessWeek - Andy Fixmer, Ronald Grover - ‎1 hour ago‎
Deep in the red, News Corp.'s social-networking site gets a redesign. The "cool" factor is still to be determined By Andy Fixmer and Ronald Grover The numbers tell the tale of MySpace.

Prosthetic leg discovered in search for Zahra Baker

Charlotte Observer - ‎7 hours ago‎
Search crews scouring a wooded area Wednesday found a prosthetic leg that could belong to Zahra Baker, the 10-year-old Hickory girl missing for almost three weeks and presumed dead.

Cyrus Divorce -- Kids Comfort Mom - ‎2 hours ago‎
Just hours after Billy Ray Cyrus filed for divorce ... his soon-to-be ex wife Tish was out in Los Angeles, getting some serious emotional support from her two kids.

FiveThirtyEight: Angle Gains in Nevada, but G.O.P. Senate Odds Drop

New York Times - Nate Silver - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sharron Angle, the Republican candidate in Nevada, has been improving her position in our forecast in recent days, and for the first time since the spring has better than a three-in-four chance to win her race against Harry Reid, ...

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