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Cain denies report of sexual harassment

The Associated Press -
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain's campaign is denying allegations that he was twice accused of sexual harassment while he was the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s.
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Storm closes hundreds of schools across Northeast

The Associated Press -
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) - Thousands of schoolchildren around the Northeast had one of the earliest snow days in memory on Monday after a snowstorm dumped as much as 30 inches of wet, heavy snow that snapped power lines and trees, causing widespread ...

Vilna'i: The escalation in the South is coming to an end

Jerusalem Post -
Hours after 2 terrorists killed in IDF strikes on Gaza rocket squad, home front defense minister says deterioration is still possible if IDF is forced to strike rocket cells; schools across South closed for 2nd day.

Uh-oh . . . the Eagles are back -
Jen Floyd Engel covered local sports for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram since 1997 and became a columnist in 2003. Sports opinions? She's never short of them.

Steve Jobs: Management Innovator

Forbes -
Deloitte's Shift Index shows that the private sector—once the pride of America and the engine of economic growth—is getting only one quarter of the return on assets or on capital than it got in 1965.

'Puss in Boots' walks all over the box-office competition

Los Angeles Times -
The animated film opens with an estimated $34 million, beating 'In Time' and 'The Rum Diary.' The title character of "Puss in Boots.

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Thai PM hopes for faster drainage of floodwater through Bangkok now worst ...

Washington Post -
BANGKOK - Thailand's prime minister said Monday that she hopes the process of draining floodwater through Bangkok can be sped up now that peak high tides that saw the city's main waterway rise to record levels have passed.

Kyrgyz presidential election front-runner claims first-round victory as ...

Washington Post -
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - The front-runner in Kyrgyzstan's presidential election claimed victory Monday after winning an overwhelming share of votes in weekend polls, according to preliminary results.

Syria warns: "Whole region" could burn

CBS News -
An anti-Syrian regime protester burns a poster of Syrian President Bashar Assad, during a protest following Friday prayers in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 28, 2011.

Kenya targets rebels but hits displaced persons' camp, reports say

Toronto Star -
MOGADISHU—The Kenyan military said it killed 10 al-Shabab rebels in an air raid in southern Somalia on Sunday with “no collateral damage,” but an aid group said dozens of civilians were injured and at least three killed when attacks hit a camp for ...

Search for 3 presumed dead in Kan. blast resuming

The Associated Press -
ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) - Unstable concrete, hanging steel beams and other damage caused by a powerful explosion that ripped through a Kansas grain elevator are complicating efforts to find three more people likely killed in the blast.

Occupy arrests in Texas, Oregon

News & Observer -
Don Ryan - AP Police in Portland, Ore., made about 30 arrests when Occupy protesters marched into a park Sunday. BY DON RYAN - Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore.

Cain, Romney Statistically Tied in Survey of Iowa Republicans

BusinessWeek -
Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Businessman Herman Cain and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney are in a statistical tie for the most support among Republicans in Iowa, where the presidential nomination contests start Jan.

Japan intervenes to curb yen strength

Reuters -
A picture illustration shows US 100 dollar bank notes and Japanese 10000 yen notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. By Antoni Slodkowski and Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar leapt against the yen by the most in three years on Monday, ...

Qantas Planes Return to the Skies After Court Order

New York Times -
Rick Rycroft/AP By MATT SIEGEL SYDNEY - Qantas Airways took back to the skies on Monday after a government tribunal ordered the airline to lift its grounding of its entire fleet, which had stranded thousands of people around the world during the ...

Draghi over-interpreted on bond buys, says Trichet

Reuters -
Incoming European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi speaks at the ''World Savings Day'' meeting in Rome October 26, 2011.

Bernard Madoff's wife and son 'will never forgive him' -
The wife and son of disgraced US financier Bernard Madoff have said they would never forgive him for committing the biggest fraud in Wall Street history, which led a second son to kill himself.

Software bug draining iPhone 4S' battery: Report

Times of India -
NEW DELHI: Just like antenna troubles reported in iPhone 4, it is battery issue in its successor iPhone 4S. According to several reports, a software bug is reportedly causing the rapid battery drain in the new iPhone.

Google TV Tries Again, Adds Android App Suppport

InformationWeek -
Google TV's new software is ready and will soon be available for Logitech and Sony hardware. By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek Google is ready to release a software update for its partners' Google TV hardware.

Heidi Klum A Bloody Good -
Heidi Klum put her famous body on full display last night at TAO in Las Vegas at her 12th annual Halloween party. Please check your inbox ... your comment will not appear until you have confirmed your identity via email. When you enter your name and ...

Lindsay Lohan I'm Beggin' for Mercy! -
Lindsay Lohan will concede she violated her probation by getting kicked out of her community service program ...TMZ has learned. Lindsay will appear in court on Wednesday ... where Judge Stephanie Sautner plans to hold a hearing on whether Lindsay ...

Brian Williams rolls out 'Rock Center'

Los Angeles Times -
The newsmagazine premieres Monday on NBC with a staff including Ted Koppel and Meredith Vieira. But early ratings expectations aren't high.

Steelers prove they're best in AFC -'s Andrew Perloff discusses the three best teams in the AFC and says why the Pittsburgh Steelers top that list. A Steelers team that typically runs on power running and big pass plays surprised the Patriots with a possession pass offense led by ...

Fox didn't put Tebow in position to win -
Greg Couch has been a national columnist at AOL Fanhouse and The Sporting News and an award-winning columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times.

Blemishes are seen in the brighter light -
When the college football weekend began, Kansas State and Clemson were two of eight unbeaten teams in the big-boy Football Bowl Subdivision.

Stewart holds on at Martinsville

Tony Stewart muscled his way past Jimmie Johnson in the final laps to take the victory at Martinsville. MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- It was a knock-down slugfest as NASCAR's Chase for the Championship made its only visit to a short track, and the only things ...

Mosquitoes may be used to kill their offspring

Houston Chronicle -
Researchers on Sunday reported initial signs of success from the first release into the environment of mosquitoes engineered to pass a lethal gene to their offspring, killing them before they reach adulthood.

Asteroid Lutetia leaves scientists puzzled

The State Column -
New images of Asteroid Lutetia is spurring new ideas about its formation and structure. Researchers suggest that this asteroid may have a molten-hot core, which could mean the asteroid is leftover from the planetary formation process.

World population is seven BILLION... and counting!

BBC News -
The United Nations (UN) says the world's seven BILLIONTH baby is due to be born on 31 October 2011. The global population is growing by 200000 people a day, and experts predict that by the end of this century it could reach 10 billion.

Settlement Reached In Anthrax Death Lawsuit

by AP MIAMI (AP) - The widow of a tabloid photo editor who died in the 2001 anthrax mailings has reached a settlement in her lawsuit against the US government.

Brazil's Ex-Pres Lula Begins Cancer Treatment

Forbes -
The shroud of Lula. Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was diagnosed with throat cancer this weekend. Corinthian soccer fans in São Paulo pay homage to the country's most popular president in a generation.

Donated breast milk for needy babies runs low

San Francisco Chronicle -
SAN JOSE -- Milk does the body good, but milk banks around the country are running low on the goods. The demand for donated breast milk for babies with medical needs has never been higher, and milk banks like Mother's Milk Bank in San Jose are finding ...

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