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Obama and Romney Battle Down to Wire in Tight Race

Wall Street Journal - ‎31 minutes ago‎
By LAURA MECKLER And SARA MURRAY. After more than one million television ads, countless appearances and three contentious debates, the 2012 presidential election remained on a knife's edge with both candidates seeking to shore up support in ...
Battle for votes in Virginia goes door-to-door
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Will Election Day be a 'perfect storm?' Four nightmare scenarios for what could ... - ‎26 minutes ago‎
With more than 90 million Americans expected to cast their ballots on Tuesday, election officials across the country are bracing for what some fear will be a “perfect storm” of Election Day problems that could result in tense confrontations at polling stations and ...
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Concerns raised over New Jersey's e-mail and fax ballots

Washington Post - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Experts on voting security and computer technology warned Monday that New Jersey's plan to allow residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy to cast ballots by e-mail could be easily undermined by hacking or other forms of fraud.
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Renowned special effects firm is "Star Wars" bonus for Disney

Reuters - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Filmmaker and Chairman of the Board of Lucasfilm Ltd. George Lucas waits to do a television interview at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California April 30, 2012.
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Surface tension: Acer needs to shut up about Microsoft tablet

2 hours ago
Written by
Shara Tibken
Acer may only be hurting itself by criticizing Microsoft. The Taiwanese company, best known for its low-cost Netbooks from several years ago, has been one of the most outspoken opponents of Microsoft's new hardware push since the software giant first ...
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NY oil hub recovery trips, major refinery down for weeks

Reuters - ‎33 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The steady recovery in the New York Harbor's energy network hit a bump on Monday, one week after powerful storm Sandy ripped through the eastern seaboard, after Phillips 66 said its New Jersey refinery will not return to service for ...
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Dozens Are Killed in a Fierce Outburst of Syrian Violence

New York Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
The Local Coordinating Committees, a collection of activist organizations across Syria, said the daily toll reached at least 159, including 72 killed in Idlib, and 47 in Damascus and its suburbs.
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PM: In my tenure Iran won't develop nuclear bomb

Jerusalem Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Netanyahu spoke in a prerecorded Channel 2 interview aired on the Uvda investigative journalism program on Monday night, as he linked stopping Iranian nuclear weapons to his bid for another term as prime minister.
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Cautious reformers tipped for new China leadership

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party will this month unveil its new top leadership team, expected to again be an all-male cast of politicians whose instincts are to move cautiously on reform.
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Democrats Outraise GOP in Senate Tossups

Wall Street Journal - ‎32 minutes ago‎
By BRODY MULLINS And NAFTALI BENDAVID. In the battle for the Senate, which could determine the next president's room for maneuver, Democrats have built a surprising advantage: They have outraised Republicans.
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Calif. accuses Ariz. group of laundering $11M donation

USA TODAY - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Jason Torchinsky, an attorney for Americans for Responsible Leadership, argues against a lawsuit filed by the California Fair Political Practices Commission concerning the source of an $11 million political contribution from the Arizona based nonprofit, during ...
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Euro Near 8-Week Low on Greece Aid Concern, Slowing Data

Bloomberg - ‎13 minutes ago‎
The euro traded 0.2 percent from an eight-week low amid concern Greece will struggle to win bailout funds, risking its future in the European monetary bloc.
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Suzuki to end car sales in US, focus on motorcycles

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Reuters) - Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp (7269.T) said it will shutter its unprofitable automobile sales business in the United States and instead focus on its motorcycle, ATV and marine boat sales, as it fights a strong yen and slumping U.S.
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Obama and Romney make final campaign push ahead of election day – US ...

The Guardian (blog) - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Obama and Romney make final campaign push ahead of election day - US politics live. • Final day of campaigning in US election gets under way • An estimated 31 million people have already cast their votes • Romney declares: 'Tomorrow we begin a new ...
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Election Day legal jitters

Politico - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The down-to-the-wire presidential contest is spawning fears that the race won't end on Election Day - but will simply move from the voting booths to the courts.
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Best iPad mini cases and covers (photos)

CNET (blog)
42 minutes ago
Written by
David Carnoy
Apple's Smart Cover. The iPad mini has landed, bringing with it the usual onslaught of cases to protect it. For now anyway a lot of case manufacturers have simply shrunken down the cases and covers they made for the standard-sized iPad, which is now up to ...
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Apple Patent Suit Is Dismissed

New York Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
A federal judge on Monday threw out Apple's lawsuit against Google's Motorola Mobility unit that claimed patent abuse, a setback for the iPhone maker in its efforts to gain leverage in the smartphone patent wars.
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No Doubt's New Music Video Accused Of Racial Stereotyping - ‎25 minutes ago‎
No Doubt have found themselves in a bit of hot water this week—after releasing the music video to their new single, “Looking Hot,” on Friday, November 2, the band and video were hit with a massive wave of condemnation for the usage and portrayal of Native ...
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Lucy Liu: 'Elementary' Lands Post-Super Bowl Slot on CBS!

Just Jared - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Lucy Liu looks stunning for her cover spread in Michigan Avenue's November 2012 issue. The 43-year-old actress' hit series Elementary was just given the coveted post-Super Bowl time slot for next year's game in February.
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Aerosmith's 'Dimension' is big but not bold

Chicago Sun-Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Thomas Conner
Updated: November 5, 2012 7:28PM. Aerosmith, “Music From Another Dimension” (Columbia) ★★. The last several years have been a volatile soap opera for Aerosmith: Singer Steven Tyler fell off a stage in '09, allegedly left the band, went back in rehab, ...
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David Ortiz could earn up to $30M

ESPN - ‎32 minutes ago‎
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox officially announced Monday that designated hitter David Ortiz has signed a two-year contract with the team that is worth $26 million, with incentives that could bring the value as high as $30 million.
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Mavs remember Jim Durham fondly

ESPN (blog) - ‎34 minutes ago‎
DALLAS - Legendary broadcaster Jim Durham, who died Monday, will always be remembered fondly by the Mavericks organization. Durham was the Mavs' television play-by-play man from 1993-2001.
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Cancer in Remission for Colts' Coach, Doctor Says

New York Times - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Dr. Larry Cripe, Pagano's physician, said Monday that the illness that has sidelined Pagano, the Colts' coach, for more than a month was in “complete remission.
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Why perfect season by Falcons doesn't fly

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jim Corbett and Mike Garafolo, USA TODAY SportsShare. Comments. 2012-11-05-atlanta-falcons. Linebacker Stephen Nicholas celebrates after the Falcons improved to 8-0 by beating the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
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World's rarest whale seen for first time - ‎8 hours ago‎
World's rarest whale seen for first time. The world's rarest whale has been seen for the first time after a mother and calf were washed up on a beach in New Zealand.
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The Best Space Photos Ever: Astronauts & Scientists Weigh in - ‎2 hours ago‎
Supernova SN 1994D. Australian National University astrophysicist Brian Schmidt chose this Hubble photo of Supernova SN 1994D as his favorite space image, which he called "the poster child of a type Ia supernovae.
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Curiosity Rover Maps More Of Mars

InformationWeek - ‎6 hours ago‎
NASA's Curiosity rover has "sniffed" the atmosphere on its journey across Mars' Gale Crater, an important step in getting a better understanding of the Martian atmosphere.
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FDA chief will testify at first meningitis hearing - ‎6 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - House lawmakers investigating a nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis have summoned the head of the Food and Drug Administration to testify at the first congressional hearing on the issue next week.
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Chelation for Heart Disease: Study Shows Promise, but Experts Are Divided

TIME - ‎5 hours ago‎
A government study raises more questions than answers about the validity of cleansing the body of heavy metals in order to prevent heart disease.
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AHA: Men Get No Heart Benefit from Vitamins

MedPage Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Physicians' Health Study II is a large, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of a daily vitamin begun in 1997 with over a decade of follow-up in U.S.
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Post-STEMI Stem Cells No Help for Heart

MedPage Today - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Among patients who underwent primary percutaneous coronary intervention following an ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, an intracoronary infusion of bone marrow-derived stem cells did not improve heart function, regardless of the timing of ...