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Damage Reported After 5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Oklahoma

Fox News -
| AP SPARKS, Okla. - A 5.6 magnitude quake rocked Oklahoma late Saturday after a day of smaller quakes, leaving cracked buildings and a buckled highway but no major damage.

Cain's favorability drops after accusations: poll

Reuters -
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain raises his hands as he speaks at a Northern Virginia Technology Council meeting in McLean, Virginia, November 2, 2011.

A year from Election 2012, a dark mood awaits Obama and GOP rival

Washington Post -
One year out from the 2012 election, President Obama faces the most difficult reelection environment of any White House incumbent in two decades, with economic woes at the center of the public's concerns, an electorate that is deeply pessimistic and ...

After all the buildup, Game of Century decided by ... kickers -
This really was the Game of the Century ... if you like defense. Andy Staples explains how killer defense and special teams led the No.

Greek parties ignore appeal for fast compromise |

Reuters -
Use the Reuters Breakingviews stress test calculator to calculate how the Target core Tier 1 capital ratio and sovereign haircut levels affect the amount of capital banks need to pass the stress test.

CBS commentator Andy Rooney dies

CNN International -
(CNN) -- Legendary CBS News commentator Andy Rooney, known to millions for his witty essays on mundane topics, died Friday night in New York.

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Nigeria: Bloody Sallah As Boko Haram Kills 63 -
IT was a bloody Sallah eve yesterday as at least 64 persons were reported dead in two separate attacks in the northern parts of the country.

FARC vows to continue guerrilla struggle despite kingpin's death

Xinhua -
BOGOTA, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said Saturday that despite the death of its top leader Alfonso Cano it would continue its guerrilla struggle and not give in to the government's demand to surrender its ...

Violence in Syria as Arab League warns of disaster -
AP / November 6, 2011 BEIRUT—Violence has erupted in the restive Syrian city of Homs, killing at least five people as tank shells slammed into an area that has turned into one of the main centers of both protest and reprisal ...

Gunfire, protests mar Eid celebrations in Syria

By the CNN Wire Staff Image taken from video uploaded to YouTube purportedly shows anti-regime protesters at a rally in Hama, Syria, on November 4. (CNN) -- What is usually a time of comity and celebrations was marked by gunfire and protests in Syria ...

Pilgrims stone Satan in most dangerous rite of hajj

MINA, Saudi Arabia - Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims massed in a valley near the Saudi holy city of Mina on Sunday for the stoning of Satan, the last and most dangerous rite of the annual hajj.

Police arrest more Occupy Atlanta protesters

Hindustan Times -
AP Police arrested a number of Occupy Atlanta protesters after a rally in a city park spilled into the streets and officers converged on the nearby area on motorcycles, horseback and in riot gear.

Texan Ron Paul wins GOP straw poll in Illinois

Detroit Free Press -
US Rep. Ron Paul of Texas won Illinois' Republican straw poll Saturday night with 52% of the more than 3600 votes cast. Finishing behind him were: businessman Herman Cain with 18%; former Massachusetts Gov.

Budget won't get quick boost if initiatives pass

The Seattle Times -
This year's initiatives are a mixed bag for lawmakers when it comes to plugging a $2 billion hole in the state budget, with one measure that could bring in millions of dollars in new revenue and another that would cost millions to implement.

Locals Take Part in "Bank Transfer Day" Movement

Around the country on Saturday, thousands of Americans decided to close their corporate bank accounts, and open new ones with credit unions.

Stores not waiting until Black Friday to offer deals

Charlotte Observer -
Wal-Mart department manager Brian Bauch prepares a display of popular gift items at the Lake Wylie, SC, store Friday. Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.

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.

Week in Apple: Siri data usage, the Mac Pro's future, and more

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Ars Technica -
This week's top 10 Apple posts included a wide mix of topics such as Siri's data usage, a review of Acorn, a hands-on with Pixelmator 2.0, the iPhone 4S's potential battery issues, a Siri outage, ...

List of free Prime eligible Kindle e-books

There's now an easy way to see the full list of free e-book titles available to Kindle owners with Amazon Prime. In case you missed it, Amazon recently launched the Kindle Owners' Lending ...

Box office update: 'Tower Heist' leads Friday with $8.2 mil, but 'Puss in ...

Entertainment Weekly -
The Ben Stiller-Eddie Murphy action comedy Tower Heist may have topped the box office on Friday with an estimated $8.2 million, but it will almost certainly lose the weekend to a feline with really huge eyeballs.

Kim Kardashian Must PAY Kris Humphries to Keep Engagement Ring -
Kim Kardashian is going to shell out some serious dough so she can keep her MASSIVE engagement ring ... and TMZ has learned, the cash is all going to Kris Humphries.

Justin Bieber's Maybe Mama -
Mariah Yeater's attorneys had no problem giving interviews when their client came forward claiming Justin Bieber was her baby daddy ... but now that TMZ has poked some serious holes in her credibility ... they've gone radio silent.

Did Lindsay Lohan Crash Leo DiCaprio's J. Edgar Party Post Playboy Shoot?!

E! Online -
Looks like Lindsay Lohan's making the most of her days before she's required to hit the slammer on Nov. 9. A source tells E! News that our favorite legally challenged blonde crashed Leonardo DiCaprio's J. Edgar after party at the Hollywood Roosevelt ...

Child Sex Charges, Possible Cover-up Rock Penn St

ABC News -
An explosive sex abuse scandal and possible cover-up rocked Happy Valley after former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, once considered Joe Paterno's heir apparent, was charged with sexually ...

NBA Players Get New Offer, and Deadline to Take It

ABC News -
Commissioner David Stern gave NBA players an offer and a deadline: Accept a chance to earn up to 51 percent of basketball-related income by Wednesday or get ready for a deal that's a whole lot worse.

No. 3 Oklahoma State wins wild game, 52-45, over Kansas State

The Seattle Times -
Brandon Weeden threw for a school-record 502 yards and four touchdowns, and Joseph Randle scored the final, tiebreaking 23-yard touchdown with 2:16 remaining to lift No.

Auto racing roundup: NASCAR parks Kyle Busch in Texas

Detroit Free Press -
Kyle Busch rams Ron Hornaday Jr. (33) down the back straightaway and wrecks him Friday night. / DAVID KENT/Associated Press FT. WORTH, Texas -- NASCAR decided Kyle Busch crossed a line in Friday night's Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor ...

UCLA outlasts No. 20 Arizona St. 29-28

The Seattle Times -
AP Sports Writer Although the No. 20 Sun Devils' title dreams are far from finished, that didn't make a 29-28 loss to UCLA on Saturday night any easier to stomach for a team that went through a season's worth of emotions in a tumultuous ...

Hubble Spots Disk Around Distant Black Hole

Wired News -
Using the Hubble space telescope, astronomers have captured a direct image of the disk surrounding a black hole. The disk is made of gas and dust, slowly being consumed as it spirals down into the black hole's center.

Details and How to See Asteroid YU55 on Earth Fly-By -
On Tuesday, November 8 2011, the asteroid 2005 YU55 will pass near Earth between our planet and the moon. This is the closest an asteroid of this size has passed by our planet in 35 years, and the next known ...

Chickenpox lollipops? Some moms may be sending in mail -
You've probably heard of "chickenpox parties," where parents get unvaccinated kids together (in the home of an infected child) in the hopes they'll catch the disease.

Children not vaccinated against pneumonia remain vulnerable

USA Today -
By HealthDay 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 14 to 59 months, leaving them ...


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