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'Historic' Sandy swirls toward East Coast

USA TODAY - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Sources: The Weather Channel; Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory. By Frank Pompa, Kevin A. Kepple and Doyle Rice, USA TODAY.
Hurricane Sandy set to make history as it aims at US coast
Millions brace for Hurricane Sandy's wrath
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In blue-collar Ohio, campaign economic debate is also cultural

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
CAMPAIGN 2012: THE BATTLEGROUNDS. In blue-collar Ohio, campaign economic debate is also cultural. Obama is adept at sowing mistrust of his rival's business past, but Romney also has ways of playing to Ohio's blue-collar workers.
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Giants shut out Tigers again in Game 3 - ‎31 minutes ago‎
''I'll say this: The club is playing well,'' the manager said. Well enough to become the first team to throw consecutive Series shutouts in nearly a half-century.
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Palestinians fire 3 Grads, 2 Kassams into southern Israel

Jerusalem Post - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Palestinians in Gaza fired three Grad rockets and two Kassam rockets into southern Israel overnight Saturday and Sunday morning, threatening a tenuous ceasefire implemented after a serious escalation earlier this week.
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Natina Reed, R&B Singer, Killed on Georgia Highway

People Magazine - ‎4 hours ago‎
Natina Reed, a member of the R&B singing trio Blaque, was fatally hit by a car as she walked on a Georgia state highway in an Atlanta suburb Friday night, police tell Reuters.
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Defiant Berlusconi: 'I'm staying in the game'

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
ROME - Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi came out swinging Saturday after a court sentenced him to four years in prison for tax fraud, vowing to dedicate himself to reforming the Italian justice system, which he said was dominated by a "dictatorship of ...
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Indonesia Arrests 11 in Suspected Terrorist Plot

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
By ERIC BELLMAN, JOKO HARIYANTO and ANDREAS ISMAR. JAKARTA, INDONESIA—Indonesian police said Saturday that they had arrested 11 people suspected of planning a series of terrorist attacks on targets in Indonesia, including the U.S.
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fighting unravels temporary Syrian truce

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
NEW: Saturday's death toll from violence hits 64; At least five civilians are killed in an explosion in Deir Ezzor, the group says; Syrian government accuses "terrorists" of attacking a church; Mortars are fired at stronghold neighborhoods in Deir Ezzor, the ...
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Nearly 30 Killed in Explosions Across Iraq

Voice of America (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
A wave of deadly attacks has shattered the peace in Iraq during the Eid al-Adha holiday. Officials say nearly 30 people were killed in a series of explosions and shootings on Saturday, many of them Shi'ite pilgrims.
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Ukraine votes in key parliamentary election

BBC News - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Ukrainians are voting in a parliamentary election Western officials are billing as a litmus test of its democratic credentials. Polls opened at 0800 (0600 GMT) and pit a main opposition grouping against President Viktor Yanukovych's Party of Regions.
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In some Senate races, little mention of Obama, Romney

CBS News - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Alexander Lazar. Richard Carmona is the Democrat running in Arizona's Senate race against Republican Rep. Jeff Flake, but don't try to link Carmona directly to President Obama.
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Friends, relatives say NYC nanny not acting herself before children's killings

Fox News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - Friends and relatives of Yoselyn Ortega, the New York City nanny accused of stabbing two young children to death, said she appeared to be struggling emotionally and financially recently.
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Mournful crowd bids farewell to Autumn

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Mournful crowd bids farewell to Autumn. Autumn Leigh Pasquale "rode her bike like the wind" and "played soccer the same way," yet she also was "a wise girl with a good heart and older than her years," Msgr.
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Des Moines Register endorses GOP's Mitt Romney

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
PENSACOLA, FL - OCTOBER 27: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally on October 27, 2012 in Pensacola, Florida.
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Star Silicon Valley analyst felled by Facebook IPO fallout

Reuters - ‎Oct 26, 2012‎
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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Counterparties: Fannie and Freddie's slow metamorphosis

Reuters Blogs (blog)
Oct 26, 2012
Written by
Ryan McCarthy
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Richard J. Grant: Romney is best hope for peace, prosperity

The Tennessean - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Many viewers of the final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney were expecting, if not hoping for, a climactic fight to the finish.
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Hurricane Sandy looms over 10-day sprint to election

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
NASHUA, N.H./KISSIMMEE, Florida (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney campaigned feverishly in closely contested battleground states on Saturday but changed travel plans to avoid Hurricane Sandy, the massive ...
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Marco Rubio's 12-year-old daughter hospitalized after golf cart accident

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Marco Rubio's 12-year-old daughter hospitalized after golf cart accident. Amanda Rubio was in fair condition Saturday evening at Miami Children's Hospital.
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At the moment, Microsoft Surface is hot

11 hours ago
Written by
Brooke Crothers
CENTURY CITY, Calif.--As of this weekend, Microsoft has a hot product on its hands. Reviews notwithstanding (some have been pretty negative), on Friday my local Microsoft store in Century City (in Los Angeles) was buzzing with curious customers keen on ...
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Google Nexus 10 appears in painfully short video

3 hours ago
Written by
Eric Abent
At this point, we're pretty sure that the LG Nexus 4, the Samsung Nexus 10, and the Nexus 7 32GB all exist. We were supposed to find out if our suspicious are correct on Monday, but thanks to the threat of Hurricane Sandy, Google has been forced to ...
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Lil Wayne Has 'Like 90' Unreleased Songs With Dr. Dre - ‎Oct 24, 2012‎
Lil Wayne and Dr. Dre already have a hot collaboration cooking with Weezy's special fire-red Beats By Dre headphones, but when will we actually hear some music from the two?
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Ideas Calendar: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Wall Street Journal - ‎Oct 26, 2012‎
MARTIN AMIS AND HOWARD JACOBSON IN NEW YORK. Two of Britain's most famous writers at the 92nd Street Y. Mr. Amis—who's currently living in Brooklyn—recently published "Lionel Asbo: State of England"; Mr. Jacobson's "Zoo Time" is his first novel ...
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Rockets Acquire James Harden

ESPN - ‎29 minutes ago‎
In a Saturday night shocker, three days before the start of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded James Harden to the Houston Rockets for a package of players and picks.
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Mistakes Finally Catch Up to Florida, to Its Rival's Delight

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
It was not hard, either, to detect what the Gators' maladies were: an anemic passing game, an overreliance on special teams, a dependence on turnovers that kept bouncing their way and into their hands.
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Washington knocks No. 7 Oregon State from ranks of unbeaten with 20-17 upset

Washington Post - ‎16 minutes ago‎
SEATTLE - Pride wounded by three straight losses and questioned to the point of being called soft, Washington found its resiliency.
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Bo Van Pelt: Van Pelt comes up one short in title defense - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Fantasy Golf Breaking News. Bo Van Pelt: Van Pelt comes up one short in title defense. Bo Van Pelt - G - PGA - Oct. 28 - 3:12 am et.
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Hermit Crabs Adapting To Kick Neighboring Crabs Out Of Homes

Cinema Blend
11 hours ago
Written by
Jessica Rawden
This week in weird animal news, we're taking a look at hermit crabs, a species which will congregate socially, but for the unlikeliest of reasons.
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Look who's talking: Whale tells a tale, and a cat goes to court

The Augusta Chronicle - ‎2 hours ago‎
If you haven't read the story by now, maybe somebody's pet goldfish told you: Scientists have identified a whale they say has mimicked human speech.
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Women smokers who quit by 30 'evade earlier death risks'

BBC News - ‎Oct 26, 2012‎
Women who give up smoking by the age of 30 will almost completely avoid the risks of dying early from tobacco-related diseases, according to a study of more than a million women in the UK.

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