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Colombia President: Cano's Death is FARC's 'Biggest Blow'

Voice of America -
November 05, 2011 Colombia President: Cano's Death is FARC's 'Biggest Blow' VOA News Colombian military forces have killed the top leader of the country's main leftist rebel group.
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Early state Republicans have questions, but not yet bolting Cain with critical ...

Washington Post -
DES MOINES, Iowa - Republicans in early voting states like Iowa seem to be giving Herman Cain the benefit of the doubt for now - but they also say they need to know more, nearly a week after the disclosure that he was accused of sexually harassing ...

Both parties block jobs bills

Politico -
Rival Democratic and Republican jobs bills failed in the Senate on Thursday, the latest sign of the partisan gridlock gripping Washington as Americans look for relief from high unemployment and a sagging economy.

Adam Scott withers another Steve Williams moment and stays in picture at HSBC

Washington Post -
SHANGHAI - Adam Scott believes his caddie's racial comment about former boss Tiger Woods was taken out of context and wasn'ta distraction to him.

Justin Bieber on paternity accuser: 'Never met the woman'

Vancouver Sun -
'I just think it's crazy, because every night after the show, I've gone right from the stage, right to my car,' says Justin Bieber in response to claims he fathered a child.

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At Least 15 Are Killed, Activists Say, as Syria's Stance on Talks Is Tested

New York Times -
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Syrian forces killed at least 15 people on Friday, opposition groups reported, in a spate of bloodshed that activists and some Western officials said called into question the Syrian government's commitment to a plan ...

Flotilla organizer: More ships to come

Ynetnews -
A day after the Navy intercepted two vessels from Canada and Ireland a few dozen kilometers from the Gaza shore, the flotilla organizers vow that more ships will attempt to break the blockade on the Strip.

Bangkok subways at risk as flooodwaters inch closer

By the CNN Wire Staff Traffic braves flood waters in the Lat Phrao shopping and business of Bangkok, Thailan on November 4, 2011. Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- Thailand's floodwaters inched toward downtown Bangkok, threatening some subway stations as ...

Millions of Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage -
Hassan Ammar / AP Muslim pilgrims climb a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.

Gun and bomb attacks in Nigeria kill 30 -
At least 30 people have been killed and another 100 seriously injured after a series of bomb and gun attacks in Nigeria. The violence took place in two cities in the north of the country, the scene of escalating tensions in recent years between Muslim ...

Personhood rallies show deep divide in Miss.

USA Today -
With Mississippians poised to vote on the Personhood Amendment next week, the war of competing rallies for and against the measure is escalating.

Turn Back Clocks, Replace Smoke Alarm Batteries -
Daylight saving time ends Nov. 6. Firefighters say it's the perfect time to make sure your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order.

Romney presents plan to cut $500 billion from federal budget

Los Angeles Times -
The Republican presidential candidate tells a gathering in Washington that he would trim Social Security, cap the cost of Medicaid and restructure Medicare.

Why Bank Transfer Day movement says you should switch to a credit union -
By Cami Reister | The Grand Rapids Press Katy Batdorff | The Grand Rapids PressScott Warren mailed his statement to Chase after switching to a credit union.

Groupon shares surge but concerns linger

Reuters -
Groupon Chief Executive Andrew Mason poses with his fiancee, pop musician Jenny Gillespie, outside the Nasdaq Market following his company's IPO in New York, November 4, 2011.

US Adds a Modest 80000 Jobs; Rate Drops to 9%

New York Times -
Jim Mone/AP Job seekers at the Minneapolis Career Fair on Wednesday. Unemployment declined to 9 percent in October from 9.1 percent.

Corzine's strategy of risk-taking didn't work in MF Global deal | Philadelphia ...

Philadelphia Inquirer -
Jon S. Corzine made the Wall Street fortune he parlayed into a meteoric rise and fall in New Jersey politics by taking huge financial risks.

Berkshire Profit Declines 24% on Buffett's Derivative Bets

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said third-quarter profit fell 24 percent as derivative bets declined in value.

Beyond the barrel roll: Google's Easter eggs

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Google Earth has a built-in flight simulator. It helpfully offers to start you out at Kathmandu for some exciting views of the Himalayan mountains.

iPhone Battery Got You Down? Use These Cases

InformationWeek -
While Apple tinkers with the code in iOS 5 to improve iPhone battery life, here's a selection of battery cases that will extend the usefulness of your device.

Kim Kardashian -- Banning Divorce Drama from E! Reality Show -
There will be no two-part Kardashian divorce special on E! ... this according to sources who tell us Kim did NOT want cameras to document the private, emotional moments behind her divorce.

Beyoncé: Expecting a Baby Girl?

People Magazine -
Beyoncé Knowles, who announced she was expecting with husband Jay-Z at the August MTV Video Music Awards, has remained mum on the sex of her baby.

'Harold & Kumar' writers on the art of offensive comedy

Los Angeles Times -
In Hollywood, the holiday season often means releasing animated movies about Santa, rom-coms about the search for that New Year's Eve kiss and even the occasional film about the first Christmas.

The Weight Of Gold And Other Tower Heist Logic Fails

Cinema Blend -
Let's get this out of the way right now. I liked Tower Heist. I liked it a lot. Eddie Murphy, while not in the movie nearly enough, is better than he's been in at least a decade.

Report: Jordan emerging as hard-liner -
Michael Jordan, once the NBA's greatest player but now just another money-losing owner of a small-market team, is adamant about not giving any more concessions to players in their ongoing labor dispute, according to The New York Times.

Paul Costanzo: LSU-'Bama matchup will live up to hype

Port Huron Times Herald -
The one thing I find myself thinking heading into a colossal matchup like the one we're going to see today between LSU and Alabama is, "Please be a good game.

Matt Barkley tosses school-record 6 TD passes in leading No. 21 USC past ...

Washington Post -
BOULDER, Colo. - Matt Barkley did Rodney Peete, Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart and Mark Sanchez one better, throwing a school-record six touchdown passes in No.

NASCAR expert picks: Texas

By NASCAR Staff Matt Kenseth won at Texas in April, but hard-charging Tony Stewart and consistency king Carl Edwards are looking to separate themselves from the field.

Major berg forming in Antarctica

BBC News -
A rift has formed in the shelf of floating ice in front of the Pine Island Glacier (PIG). The surface crack in the PIG runs for almost 30km (20 miles), is 60m (200ft) deep and is growing every day.

Light from alien cities could signal intelligent life out there

Irish Times -
ASTRONOMERS HAVE come up with a new way to search for advanced life on distant planets: look for the light given off by their cities.

Earthquakes have a bigger health toll than other disasters

BBC News -
Earthquakes have a bigger impact on health than other natural disasters such as floods and hurricanes, US researchers say. There are more than a million earthquakes, of varying severity, around the world each year.

Kids not getting new vaccine

Tucson Citizen -
by HealthDay on Nov. 04, 2011, under USA Today News Some children are not receiving the current recommended 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13), a replacement for the 7-valent vaccine (PCV7) in all children and a supplement for those aged ...


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