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Shore towns batten down and pack up as Hurricane Sandy churns up coast

The Star-Ledger - - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Enlarge Star-Ledger Staff Tom Kowal, left, and Joe Rulli, owners of Joeys Pizza and Pasta, board up their restaurant on Long Beach Blvd as Hurricane Sandy makes its way toward Long Beach Island.
Approaching Sandy shuts down transit, flights
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Hurricane throws campaigns for a loop

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎27 minutes ago‎
With a map of the projected path of Hurricane Sandy behind him, President Barack Obama speaks to the media at Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Washington, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.
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David Morrissey Talks THE WALKING DEAD Season 3, How Bad the Governor ... - ‎17 hours ago‎
The hit AMC drama series The Walking Dead has returned for a third season, with higher stakes, more threatening human villains and, of course, plenty of zombies.
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32GB Nexus 7 tablet spied at Office Depot for $250

CNET - ‎59 minutes ago‎
32GB Nexus 7 tablet spied at Office Depot for $250. The beefier version of Google's Nexus 7 tablet has apparently gone from rumor to reality, as one blogger reports that his local Office Depot has one for sale.
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For the Giants, Out Is In

Wall Street Journal - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Arlington, Texas—The game clock only showed 10 seconds remaining in this seesaw NFC East matchup, but there was still time for one final twist.
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UPDATE 4-Wall Street to open Monday as storm hobbles New York

Reuters - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Exchanges, banks say to open for business Monday. * NYSE, NYMEX floor trading operations suspended. * SIFMA recommends bond markets close at noon.
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Ukraine ruling party seems set for election win, nationalist surge seen

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's party looks set to win a parliamentary majority after Sunday's election, but it may be hard pressed by an opposition boosted by resurgent nationalists and a liberal party headed by boxing champion ...
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Hamas has the upper hand in Gaza

Haaretz - ‎20 hours ago‎
Hamas has the upper hand in Gaza. As Israel keeps mum on the bombing of a weapons plant in Sudan, closer to home Hamas is taking a more active role in rocket attacks and its prime minister confirms that the siege of Gaza is over.
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The time to prepare for Hurricane Sandy is "about over," FEMA warns

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Updated 10:48 p.m. ET. NEW YORK From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned up against the onslaught of a superstorm that could endanger 50 million people in the most heavily populated corridor in the nation, with forecasters ...
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Airlines awaiting Sandy cancel flights and move planes

USA TODAY - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The departures board at the American Airlines terminal at LaGuardia airport shows cancellations, Sunday, Oct. 28 in New York. (Photo: Mary Altaffer, AP).
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Despite Sandy evacuation orders, some ready to tough it out

CBS News - ‎3 hours ago‎
(CBS News) OCEAN CITY, Md. - The mayor of Ocean City ordered a mandatory evacuation of the low-lying southern portion of a coastal Maryland island Sunday in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, and most people are listening.
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Hurricane Sandy: For School Closings, Local Supers Trump Governor

NJ Spotlight - ‎18 minutes ago‎
When Gov. Chris Christie this weekend declared a state of emergency for New Jersey in the face of Hurricane Sandy and bluntly told residents to make smart decisions and keep safe, there was one area where he had to hold his tongue: school closures.
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Nutter: 'All hands on deck' in Philadelphia - ‎41 minutes ago‎
NBCNews: msnbc | Aired on October 28, 2012. Nutter: 'All hands on deck' in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter talks about the preparations being taken for Hurricane Sandy and calls President Barack Obama's leadership "reassuring and direct.
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News Corp. Unit Interested in Penguin Group

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
News Corp. is the parent of HarperCollins Publishers, a book publisher whose sales are a little smaller than Penguin's. A combination of the two companies would create the world's biggest consumer-book publisher, accounting for around 20% of ...
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3 Companies Reschedule 3Q Reports Due to...

ABC News - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Pfizer Inc., NRG Energy and Entergy are rescheduling the release of their third quarter 2012 earnings reports because of the major storm bearing down on the eastern part of U.S.. Drug giant Pfizer Inc. says its third quarter report and webcast has been moved ...
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Japan finance minister urges BOJ to seek bold easing versus deflation - ‎41 minutes ago‎
TOKYO (Reuters) - Finance Minister Koriki Jojima said he wants the Bank of Japan to take bold policy steps while closely working with the government to beat deflation, piling pressure on the central bank to act on the eve of its rate review.
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Metro system to shut down on Monday

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
All Monday Metro service, both rail and bus, has been cancelled, Metro officials said Sunday night. In explanation, the officials cited the expected high winds, the likelihood of widespread power outages, and the closing of the federal government.
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As Romney edges toward moderation, Ryan takes a lower profile

Los Angeles Times - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigns in Celina, Ohio. His conservative running mate, Paul Ryan, left, has taken a lower profile as Romney edges away from hard-line positions he took in the Republican primaries.
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New Orleans fans boo Madonna after she demands they vote for Obama

New York Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
New Orleans fans boo Madonna after she demands they vote for Obama. The crowd-reaction made the material girl strike a different pose.
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IBM Reports Nanotube Chip Breakthrough

New York Times (blog)
5 hours ago
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John Markoff
I.B.M. scientists are reporting progress in a chip making technology that is likely to ensure the shrinking of the size of the basic digital switch at the heart of modern microchips for more than another decade.
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Paul Ceglia charged with trying to defraud Facebook

BBC News - ‎Oct 26, 2012‎
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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Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney in Spoof Political Ad—Watch the Video

E! Online - ‎6 minutes ago‎
When it comes to choosing a presidential candidate, you have to think of what they'll bring to the table. And if it's a zombie apocalypse you want, then you should vote for Mitt Romney, according to filmmaker Joss Whedon.
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Arrest Made in BBC Sexual Abuse Scandal

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Leon Neal/Agence France-Presse - Getty Images. Gary Glitter, a former glam-rock star whose real name is Paul Gadd, returned to his home in central London on Sunday after being arrested “on suspicion of sexual offenses.
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Giants-Tigers tied at 3 after 6 in Game 4 of WS

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎43 minutes ago‎
This image taken with a fisheye lens shows a Detroit Tigers fan watching batting practice before Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.
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Another team flies by Oregon in BCS standings

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
October 27, 2012; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks running back De'Anthony Thomas (6) before the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium.
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Sports Log: Rockets' Harden plans to sign extension - ‎1 hour ago‎
James Harden plans to sign a long-term extension with the Houston Rockets before the regular season begins. The reigning Sixth Man of the Year joined his new team Sunday after he was traded to the Rockets from Oklahoma City late Saturday night.
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Four Downs: Ryan delivers; Vick doesn't

ESPN (blog) - ‎12 minutes ago‎
It's a bit too simplistic to note that the quarterbacks in the Atlanta Falcons' romp over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday are heading in different directions, but certainly fantasy owners should react appropriately to the changing values of Matt Ryan and ...
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Broncos Lead Saints 31-7 in 4th Quarter

ABC News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Peyton Manning shook off a bleeding right thumb after banging it on an opponent's helmet to throw his second and third touchdown passes and the Denver Broncos took a 31-7 lead over Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints early in the fourth quarter ...
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Dragon ship back on Earth after space station trip

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎
May 27, 2012: With rays of sunshine and the thin blue atmosphere of Earth serving as a backdrop, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft is berthed to the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station's Harmony node.
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It May Be Too Late to Stop Global Warming

ABC News - ‎Oct 26, 2012‎
Smoke and flames billow from petroleum wells at an oil refinery, May 5, 2010, in Lanzhou, China's Gansu province. The heavy smoke was caused by a technology adjustment and it may lead to air pollution, a manager with the oil refinery said.
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FDA: Mold seen in 83 vials of the steroid linked to fungal meningitis outbreak - ‎Oct 26, 2012‎
By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff. The US Food and Drug Administration 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 ...
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Healthy Teeth -- at Halloween?

LifeGoesStrong - ‎2 hours ago‎
Healthy teeth - at Halloween? Yes, you can pay attention to dental care for children without giving out pencils and toothbrushes on Oct. 31.

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