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Two Penn State Officials Stepping Down

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley and a university administrator, Gary Schultz, will step down amid a sexual abuse scandal involving a former football assistant, the university announced early Monday morning.
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Oklahoma's largest quake in decades buckles highway; rattles residents

Central Oklahoma continued to experience dozens of aftershocks Sunday, nearly 24 hours since the state's strongest earthquake since 1952 was felt throughout the region.

Security Forces Kill At Least Six in Syria on Muslim Holiday

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| AP AP Nov. 6, 2011: In this citizen journalist's image made with a mobile phone and provided by Shaam News Network, Syrian protesters stage a demonstration against the Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime at Mreidekh village in Edlib province, ...

Ex-ECB's Papademos front-runner for Greek PM job: media

Reuters -
Vice President of the European Central Bank Lucas Papademos adjusts his headphones during a meeting in Vienna May 14, 2009. ATHENS (Reuters) - Former deputy president of the European Central Bank Lucas Papademos is the front runner to become Greece's ...

Ravens vs. Steelers: Torrey Smith touchdown catch with eight seconds left ...

Washington Post -
PITTSBURGH - A second victory this season over the Pittsburgh Steelers and a share of first place in the AFC North nearly slipped from the grasp of the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night at Heinz Field.

Iran says US, Israel dare not to attack its nuclear facilities

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TEHRAN, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- A member of Iran's Assembly of Experts Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi said that the United States and Israel dare not to attack the Islamic Republic, the English language satellite Press TV reported Monday.

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Election official: Daniel Ortega winning re-election in Nicaragua by wide margin

Washington Post -
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - President and one-time Sandinista revolutionary Daniel Ortega is headed for a mandate to stay in office and to continue his market-friendly social revolution in Nicaragua, overcoming a constitutional limit on re-election and ...

'Carlos the Jackal' goes to trial for 1980s bombings in France

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- A man known as "Carlos the Jackal" will go to trial on Monday, accused of fatal bombings in France during the 1980s.

Q&A: Islamic group spreading terror in Nigeria

CNN International -
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) -- An Islamic militant group responsible for a wave of suicide attacks, car bombs, assassinations and assaults across northeastern Nigeria threatens the stability of the country.

80000 Muslims pray together on the freezing streets of Moscow to celebrate Eid ...

Washington Post -
MOSCOW - Tens of thousands of Muslim men knelt shoulder-to-shoulder in prayer on the freezing streets of Moscow on Sunday to celebrate the religious holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Thousands Circle White House to Protest TransCanada Pipeline

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 6 (Bloomberg) -- An Academy Award nominee, a Nobel laureate and thousands of protesters encircled the White House, urging President Barack Obama to reject TransCanada Corp.

Thousands in Conn. Enter 2nd Week Without Power

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Tens of thousands of Connecticut residents went to bed wondering whether they would awake Monday to find themselves among an unenviable fraternity: the small percentage of people entering their second week without power.

Frontrunner won't win Republican nomination, Gingrich will

Red and Black -
Election Day 2011 is tomorrow, and there will be little drama for this annual exercise in civic duty. Election Day 2012, however, holds much more importance and significance for the direction of our country.

German econ min: gold reserves cannot be touched

Reuters -
BERLIN Nov 7 (Reuters) - Germany Economy Minister Philipp Roesler said on Monday the country's gold reserves with the central bank cannot be touched, adding his voice to opposition to an idea reportedly discussed at the G20 summit of using reserves to ...

Ryanair Lifts Full-Year Profit Goal 10% After Fares Increase

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(Updates with comment from analyst in fourth paragraph, shares in fifth, comment from CEO O'Leary starting in ninth.) Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Ryanair Holdings Plc, Europe's biggest discount airline, raised its full-year profit forecast ...

Thai flood to hit Toyota Japan output hard: report

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By Tokyo Bureau TOKYO (MarketWatch) -- Toyota Motor Corp. will produce 30% fewer vehicles than initially planned at its domestic plants in November due to disrupted parts supplies caused by flooding in Thailand, Japanese national broadcaster NHK ...

Brent steady above $112 on winter demand hopes

Reuters -
Traders work in the crude oil and natural gas options pit on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange in New York, July 18, 2011.

Best Buy bags US mobile venture, axes UK chain

Reuters -
The moves are the latest sign Best Buy is scaling back its overseas ambitious in order to focus on its main US business, which faces stiff competition from discounters and online retailers.

Why Amazon lending worries me

CNNMoney -
I love my Kindle. And, I've been waiting for a long time to be able to borrow rather than buy books. But, Amazon's latest push is part of a larger trend that raises a red flag.

'Lost' Steve Jobs interview to screen at theaters

Apple fan boys and Steve Jobs aficionados will want to set reminders on their iPhones for Wednesday and Thursday, November 16 and 17.

'Puss in Boots' steals No. 1 spot at the box office from 'Tower Heist'

Los Angeles Times -
The swashbuckling cat film grosses an extra $33 million, beating out 'Tower Heist,' projected to be the most popular with filmgoers.

Miss World 2011 winner: Miss Venezuela Ivian Sarcos studied in a nunnery

Daily Mail -
By Lucy Waterlow A woman who spent five years studying in a nunnery and once dreamt of becoming a nun has been crowned Miss World 2011.

Slideshow: Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and a naked guy at the MTV Europe Awards

San Jose Mercury News -
The 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards hosted by Selena Gomez turned into a celebration of Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga Sunday night as the two picked up a number of top prizes, including best male and best female act.

Kim Kardashian Goes to See Kris Humphries in Minnesota

E! Online -
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are meeting face-to-face for the first time since Kim announced she was filing for divorce. Kim flew out to Minnesota to visit Humphries and was spotted outside of his house talking on the phone.

Justin Bieber To Take Paternity Test, Good Decision?

Cinema Blend -
After a week of slanderous allegations and denials, pop star Justin Bieber has decided to take a paternity test to prove he is not the father of Mariah Yeater's baby.

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FOXBOROUGH - The Patriots were so close to pulling off a come-from-behind win against the Giants yesterday, but a critical pass interference call against the defense on the Giants' final possession led to New York leaving ...

Galaxy beats Real Salt Lake, 3-1, to reach MLS final

Los Angeles Times -
Robbie Keane, David Beckham and Landon Donovan all play a big role in leading LA in the Western Conference final. The Galaxy will play Houston for the MLS Cup on Nov. 20 at the Home Depot Center.

Stewart Takes Texas

Tony Stewart led the most laps, won by a wide margin and, frankly, dominated on his way to victory at Texas. But points leader Carl Edwards nearly matched him to maintain the Chase lead.

As Stanford's rise stalls, polls are hotly debated

San Francisco Chronicle -
Don Ryan / AP (From right) Stanford's Jeremy Stewart, Ryan Hewitt and Jonathan Martin have their sights set on Oregon on Saturday.

David Stern issues ultimatum to NBA players | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-11-07

Philadelphia Inquirer -
NEW YORK - The NBA - players and owners alike - is standing at the edge of a cliff, staring into the abyss. Early Sunday morning, NBA commissioner David Stern issued an ultimatum to the league's 450 players: accept the deal on the table ...

Hubble Spots Disk Around Distant Black Hole

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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.

Wind Farms Disrupting Radar, Scientists Say

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Rainstorm or wind farm? The circled area contains a wind farm, making it unclear whether it is also raining there. Wind farms, along with solar power and other alternative energy sources, are supposed to produce the energy of tomorrow.

Even healthy kids can succumb to flu, study finds

USA Today -
By Janice Haney Carr,, CDC There was one common risk factor in the study of 838 children: infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an often-deadly strain of bacteria.

Chicken Pox Parties Is "Middle Ages Vigilante Vaccination"

Medical News Today -
If you think buying a lollipop contaminated with saliva from senders whose children are infected will protect your kids from chicken pox, think again - because it probably won't.


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