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Cain 'trying to think back' on harassment claims

CBS News -
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain continued to deny allegations of sexual harassment in a series of interviews Monday but offered more details on the incidents that he believes triggered the complaints and a resulting settlement deal that ...
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US freezes UNESCO funds for recognizing Palestine

Jerusalem Post -
Washington won't make planned $60 million transfer for UN cultural agency, State Department says; 107 nations voted in favor, 14 against, and 52 abstained; FM: Israel should cut ties with PA.

About 1.7 million still without power as Northeast recovers from storm

Chicago Tribune -
Widespread power outages and transit delays marked the start of a challenging week for millions of residents of the Northeastern United States, where a freak October snowstorm dropped more than 2 feet of snow in some places.

Backstage at DWTS: Rob Kardashian Talks Kim's Divorce: "My Sister Is Going ...

E! Online -
Though Rob had his best performance in the competition so far tonight on Dancing With the Stars, everyone still seems to be talking about his older sister Kim Kardashian, who stole every headline earlier today when she filed for divorce from husband ...

Stocks slide on worries over European debt, MF Global bankruptcy

Los Angeles Times -
The Dow Jones industrial average suffers its biggest one-day drop in four weeks, putting a damper on October's strong gains, as rising Italian government bond yields and the failure of another brokerage unnerve investors.

Succop's FG in OT lifts Chiefs over Chargers

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
AP KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Ryan Succop kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime, giving the Kansas City a stunning 23-20 victory over the San Diego Chiefs on Monday night and moving the Chiefs into an improbable tie atop the AFC West.

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Libya struggles to create army out of militias

Washington Post -
TRIPOLI, LIBYA - Libya has emerged from its civil war with more than 300 militias and no political consensus on forming a national army, raising concerns that irregular, gun-toting groups could become entrenched and pose a long-term challenge to the ...

Anxieties Stir as Greece Plans Referendum on Latest Europe Aid Deal

New York Times -
ATHENS - In a surprise move that jolted Europe and put his political future in play, Prime Minister George A. Papandreou announced Monday that his government would hold a referendum on a new aid package for Greece ...

Libya taps engineer who lived in US for decades as interim leader

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff Newly elected Libyan Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib, left, is congratulated by National Transitional Council chairman Mustafa Abdel-Jalil on Monday in Tripoli.

Residents of the South face renewed rocket attacks

Jerusalem Post -
Schools closed for third straight day; 4 projectiles fired in latest attack; Iron Dome intercepts Grad over Beersheba; none hurt, no damage reported.

Authorities Bust Massive Southwest Drug Smuggling Ring Trafficking $33 Million ...

Fox News -
| AP AP Oct. 31, 2011: TV cameramen shoot footage of seized evidence after several law enforcement agencies announce a bust on a major drug smuggling ring in Arizona.

Justice Department challenges immigration law in South Carolina

Fort Worth Star Telegram -
SOUTH CAROLINA -- The Justice Department has challenged South Carolina's new immigration law in federal court, saying it undermines federal authority.

MF Global Exposes Prop-Trading Risk That Volcker Aims to Curb

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Jon Corzine's risk appetite helped destroy his firm. It also provided an object lesson for Paul Volcker's campaign against proprietary trading on Wall Street.

Japan keeps market edgy after10 trillion yen selling reported

Reuters -
A picture illustration shows Japanese 10000 yen notes featuring a portrait of Yukichi Fukuzawa, the founding father of modern Japan, taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011.

China Official October PMI Falls

Wall Street Journal -
BEIJING—China's manufacturing data indicated weak growth in October, suggesting Beijing's tight monetary policy and fading growth in demand for its exports have started to weigh on the economy.

iPhone 4S battery drain: We're not at 'death grip' levels yet

Christian Science Monitor -
The iPhone 4S has a battery drain problem, according to some users. But one blogger has suggested an easy fix. By Matthew Shaer / October 31, 2011 iPhone 4S users are reportedly losing battery life, very quickly.

'Nitro' Hackers Reportedly Attack Dozens of Companies in Chemical, Defense ...

Fox News -
AP Photo/Cliff Owen Aug. 11, 2011: A computer forensic examiner looks for evidence on hard drives at the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center in Linthicum, Md.

Google TV reboots, but is anyone watching?

MarketWatch -
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - It's no secret that Google Inc. likes to have fun with its “Google doodle,” recasting its home-page logo to recognize birthdays of historical figures, holidays and other occasions.

'Dancing With the Stars' Week 7: Ricki, Rob rise to the top

USA Today -
Promising a "fright night on the dance floor," host Tom Boo-geron kicked off Dancing With the Stars' Halloween show, featuring a ghoulish ballroom, Harold Wheeler and the band dressed as Zombies, and the six remaining stars ...

Did Maks Make Nice in Post-Meltdown Return to Dancing?

People Magazine -
On Halloween night, Maksim Chmerkovskiy dressed as a werewolf - but was as gentle as a lamb - in his first competitive performance on Dancing with the Stars since his ballroom outburst.

Justin Bieber Sets YouTube Record, Hits 2 Billion Views

E! Online -
Taylor's Go-To Couture Plus, Nikki Reed, Kim Kardashian and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Rate the highs & lows! Justin Bieber just set a major record, becoming the first person to reach 2 billion views on his YouTube channel, with 94 million views in the past ...

Baby news official for expanding Jessica Simpson

Boston Herald -
Pop singer Jessica Simpson yesterday confirmed the world's worst-kept secret: She and Needham homey Eric Johnson are having a baby.

Tony La Russa, 67, retires as manager of champion St. Louis Cardinals | Baseball

The Seattle Times -
Tony La Russa, 67, announced he is retiring as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, who won the World Series last week. He ranks third on the all-time list for victories by a manager.

CC-Yankees marriage was worth saving

By Ian O'Connor Had CC Sabathia filed for divorce from the New York Yankees, even Kim Kardashian would have declared it a silly, impetuous call.

Hendricks not seriously hurt in crash

AP KEY WEST, Fla. -- A small jet carrying the owner of NASCAR's top team and his wife lost its brakes and crash landed at a Key West, Fla.

Lane Kiffin fined $10000 and T.J. McDonald is suspended by Pac-12

Los Angeles Times -
USC Coach Lane Kiffin has been reprimanded and fined $10000 for critical comments about officiating and Trojans safety TJ McDonald has been suspended for a half for making a late hit in last week's triple-overtime loss to Stanford, the Pacific 12 ...

Stalberg's OT goal lifts Blackhawks to 5-4 win over Predators

Washington Post -
CHICAGO - Viktor Stalberg scored at 2:18 of overtime and Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist in regulation to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Monday night.

China's Space Station Moves Forward as Shenzhou-8 Blasts Off

BusinessWeek -
By Bloomberg News Nov. 1 (Bloomberg) -- China successfully launched the Shenzhou-8 spacecraft earlier today, part of an effort to set up a permanent manned space station by 2020, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

Genes of extinct ancestor survive in modern humans

Ars Technica -
Genes inherited from long-extinct human ancestors may be more common than thought, suggesting a Homo sapiens origin story with more than a few evolutionary one-night stands.

FDA Review Backs Vytorin in Kidney Disease Patients

MedPage Today -
Combinations of ezetimibe and simvastatin help reduce cardiovascular events in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), the FDA's professional staff indicated in briefing documents prepared for an advisory ...

Obama tackles drug shortages

Los Angeles Times -
An executive order directs the FDA to press companies to more quickly report shortages, among other measures. "We can't fix the capacity issue," said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, speaking about drug shortages.

Yoga eases chronic back pain, study shows -
Yoga has been studied as a treatment for back pain because of its combined focus on stretching, strengthening and relaxing. By Sarah CP Williams People with chronic back pain might benefit from hitting the yoga mat.


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