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ANALYSIS-Obama victory signals shift in US race relations
Reuters - 3 hours ago
By Matthew Bigg ATLANTA (Reuters) - For Americans burdened by a sense of history, something once unthinkable has happened. The United States has elected a black president.
AssociatedPress
Senator to become first black president of the United States Houston Chronicle
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Vancouver Sun
Democratic majorities stronger, tougher
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democratic congressional majority grew broader and more muscular in Tuesday's historic elections, with new members ousting Republicans in the House and Senate and a team of their own heading to the White House.
Democrats try to build on their majority in State House Boston Globe
Dems gain five seats in Senate, but not supermajority Newsday
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Malaysia Star
Russia blames US for Georgia war
BBC News - 2 hours ago
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has blamed the United States for the recent conflict in Georgia. In his state-of-the-nation speech, he said the war over Georgia's rebel region of South Ossetia was the result of a "conceited" US foreign policy.
RussiaToday
Medvedev Proposes Extension of Presidential Term ABC News
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Mexican interior minister dies in plane crash
Reuters - 6 hours ago
By Mica Rosenberg and Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino, an ally of President Felipe Calderon, died on Tuesday when a small plane he was traveling in crashed into evening rush hour traffic in Mexico ...
Plane crash leaves Mexico interior secretary dead The Associated Press
Mexico’s Interior Minister Killed in Jet Crash New York Times
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BBC News
Kenya declares holiday for Obama
BBC News - 2 hours ago
Kenya has declared Thursday a public holiday to celebrate the election of Barack Obama to the US presidency. Mr Obama's father was from Kenya and his victory has prompted jubilation across the country.
AssociatedPress
World celebrates Barack Obama victory Times Online
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CBS News
Gaza rocket hits Israel coastal city
CNN International - 1 hour ago
JERUSALEM (CNN) -- A rocket was fired into the Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon, Israeli police said Wednesday, but no damage or injuries were reported.
AssociatedPress
Israeli army arrests 13 Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza Xinhua
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TIME
Obama supporters celebrate: 'Yes we did!'
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
For the president-elect's fans waiting in Chicago's Grant Park, anxiety gives way to jubilation. By Michael Finnegan and PJ Huffstutter Reporting from Chicago -- The hundreds of thousands celebrating in a park on the Lake Michigan shoreline roared ...
AssociatedPress
Obama to supporters: 'This is your victory' USA Today
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New York Daily News
McCain campaign swamped by bad luck
The Miami Herald - 2 hours ago
The economic crisis was among the circumstances that helped derail Sen. John McCain's bid for the presidency. But McCain also suffered from self-inflicted wounds, some in the GOP say.
Obama's historic victory San Francisco Chronicle
Analysis: Turning points led to McCain's defeat CNN
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ABC News
More than 82% vote in LA County
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
"We're here for change," said Melissa Charles, holding her daughter Chelsie, 3, while waiting in line to vote at the Jim Gilliam Recreation Center in Los Angeles.
Calif. voters face long lines, scattered problems San Jose Mercury News
Vote counting continues through the night Daily Camera
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Reuters
BNP Paribas Third-Quarter Net Falls 56% on Provisions (Update3)
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Fabio Benedetti-Valentini Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) -- BNP Paribas SA, France's largest bank, said third-quarter profit fell 56 percent as provisions for risky loans quadrupled following the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and the worsening of ...
BNP Paribas Posts 56% Drop in Net Wall Street Journal
Euro banks spread gloom as profits fall Reuters
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Zee News
ArcelorMittal to Step up Output Cuts
Wall Street Journal - 30 minutes ago
By ALEX MACDONALD LONDON -- ArcelorMittal reported a smaller-than-expected rise in third-quarter net profit and warned of gloomier days to come as the economic slowdown takes its toll on international steel demand.
ArcelorMittal Doubles Cuts, Forecasts Lower Profit; Shares Fall Bloomberg
Obama Win No Boost To ArcelorMittal Forbes
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Europe Falls, Investors Digest US Election
Wall Street Journal - 1 hour ago
By TIM FALCONER European stocks snapped their winning streak Wednesday morning, as investors worked through the implications of US Sen. Barack Obama's decisive presidential-election victory and judged recent market gains as overdone.
AssociatedPress
Asia cheers Obama win, but Europe down CNNMoney.com
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Telegraph.co.uk
Obama headed to White House
ABC7Chicago.com - 25 minutes ago
By Andy Shaw CHICAGO (WLS) -- What seemed improbable a year ago is a reality today. Barack Obama won the presidency handily in electoral votes two to one over John McCain.
AssociatedPress
Barack Obama wins presidency, making history Los Angeles Times
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Spiegel Online
White Americans play major role in electing the first black president
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
Race proves to be no discernible handicap, even among the small-town, working-class whites who were considered most resistant to Obama.
AlJazeeraEnglish
In Congress, a Democratic wave USA Today
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Voice of America
Barack Obama wins presidency, making history
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
The Democrat breaks the ultimate US racial barrier with his defeat of Republican John McCain. By Mark Z. Barabak Barack Obama, the son of a father from Kenya and a white mother from Kansas, was elected the nation's 44th president Tuesday, breaking the ...
Historic victory Boston Globe
INSTANT VIEW: Obama wins presidential election Reuters
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Current World News
FCC Opens New Airwaves to the Public
BusinessWeek - 4 hours ago
By Olga Kharif While the country was picking its next President on Nov. 4, the Federal Communications Commission federal communications commission was making its own momentous decision.
FCC Expands Use of Airwaves Washington Post
FCC Clears Way for 'White Spaces,' Heralds 'Wifi on Amphetamines' Kansas City infoZine
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DailyTech
Five Reasons iPod Guru's Exit Hurts Apple
CRN - 14 hours ago
Apple Senior Vice President Tony Fadell, the father of the iPod and one of the driving forces behind the iPhone, is stepping aside from his full-time post at the consumer electronics superpower to accept an advisory role position to Apple CEO Steve ...
IPod Creator Leaves Apple DailyTech
Father of iPod Quits Apple, Replaced By Godfather Of PowerPC ITProPortal
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NEWS.com.au
CNN goes Star Wars, debuts live holograms
TG Daily - 4 hours ago
By Wolfgang Gruener Chicago (IL) - This year’s presidential election made history in several ways and it appeared that news networks were also in a competition to show off the most elaborate technology to explain polls and other election events.
Who needs an election when you have holograms? guardian.co.uk
'Help me, Wolf Blitzer. You're my only hope.' Chicago Tribune
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Ars Technica
High court conservatives favor indecency rule
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
US Solicitor General says the strict regulation of broadcast TV preserves a 'safety zone' for families with children. By David G. Savage Reporting from Washington -- For the first time in 30 years, the Supreme Court took up the issue of indecency on ...
Justices Ponder TV’s ‘Fleeting Expletives’ New York Times
30 Years After 'Filthy Words,' Broadcast Indecency Returns to ... Kansas City infoZine
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Oneindia
Kate Winslet: Not airbrushed this time
Newsday - 29 minutes ago
A day after Kate Winslet said in a Vanity Fair interview she still feels like the "fat kid," critics in Britain, her home country, are lining up to claim she still is, People magazine reports.
Kate Winslet could hit an Oscar double USA Today
Kate Winslet Angered by Airbrush Accusations E! Online
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BBC News
Deftones bassist in coma after car crash
Reuters - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Billboard) - The bass player with California rock band Deftones is in a coma after being involved in a car accident Monday in Santa Clara, Calif.
Deftones bassist injured in crash BBC News
Deftones Bassist In 'Serious But Stable' Condition After Car Crash MTV.com
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Washington Post
Celtics fend off Rockets
Boston Globe - 2 hours ago
By Frank Dell'Apa HOUSTON - The Celtics have been politically active in recent days, and they were active on the court last night in taking a 103-99 victory over the Houston Rockets.
Celtics hand Rockets first loss of season Washington Post
Daily Dime: Boston's big three still rules - NBA ESPN
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Washington Post
Steelers may call on Leftwich to start at quarterback
Boston Globe - 2 hours ago
AP / November 5, 2008 Byron Leftwich already has shown the Steelers he can finish. He may get the chance Sunday to prove he can start.
Roethlisberger's status iffy San Francisco Chronicle
Back at home, Leftwich healthy and helpful to Steelers USA Today
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New York Daily News
Islanders finally hold 3rd-period lead
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By AP AP Outshot and on the road, the Islanders rode a strong performance by backup goalie Joey MacDonald to beat the rival Rangers.
Rangers powerless in 2-1 loss to Islanders at Madison Square Garden New York Daily News
Shorthanded goals, MacDonald lead to win Newsday
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The Money Times
Study: Folic acid, B vitamins offer no cancer protection
USA Today - 10 hours ago
By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY Researchers have more disappointing news for people who hope to protect their health with vitamins. In the longest-running trial of its kind, doctors found that folic acid and other B vitamins didn't prevent breast cancer or ...
Folic Acid and Other B Vitamins Won't Help Prevent Cancer Washington Post
Vitamin B supplements do not prevent cancer: study Reuters
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Canada.com
Extended Therapy Helps Drug-Addicted Teens
Washington Post - 10 hours ago
By Steven Reinberg TUESDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Teens treated for addiction to heroin or prescription painkillers are less likely to continue using these drugs if they receive extended treatment with a combination of detoxification medications, ...
Detox drug may help young addicts quit: study Reuters
Somewhat Better Outcomes With Longer-Term Treatment For Opioid ... Medical News Today
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Reuters
Autism linked with rainfall in study
Reuters - 20 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Children who live in the US Northwest's wettest counties are more likely to have autism, but it is unclear why, US researchers reported on Tuesday.
Heavy Rainfall Might Explain High Rates Of Autism eFluxMedia
Study Links Autism to Rainy Climates FOXNews
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