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Times Online
Obama Convenes Economic Advisers
New York Times - 3 hours ago
President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. met with members of an economic advisory board in Chicago on Friday.
Text of President-elect Obama at a news conference Washington Post
Transition team wastes no time GovExec.com
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Sydney Morning Herald
AP Top News at 6:00 pm EST
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
CHICAGO (AP) - President-elect Obama assembled his economic team Friday and soberly told the nation that strong action is needed to confront "the greatest economic challenge of our lifetime.
Obama wants action on US economy The Sun
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Boston Globe
Coleman Campaign Questions Voting Data as Franken Gains Ahead of ...
FOXNews - 1 hour ago
Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman is leading Democratic challenger Al Franken by 239 votes -- down from 590 the day before. AP WASHINGTON -- Sen. Norm Coleman's campaign is using the state's open records law to ask state and all 87 counties for access to ...
Most Senate undervote in ballots from Obama turf Worthington Daily Globe
Frankly Rich: Franken v. Ritchie Politics in Minnesota
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Hurricane Paloma heads to Cayman Islands
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) - Late-season Hurricane Paloma strengthened into a Category 2 storm as it lashed the Cayman Islands with wind and rain Friday, knocking down trees and signs.
Hurricane Paloma Gains Strength as It Heads for Cuba (Update1) Bloomberg
Paloma takes aim at Cuba United Press International
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ABC News
Death toll in Haiti school collapse rises to 30
The Associated Press - 59 minutes ago
PETIONVILLE, Haiti (AP) - A hillside school where roughly 500 students usually crowded into several floors collapsed during classes on Friday, killing at least 30 people and injuring many more.
School building collapses in Haiti CNN International
Haiti school with 700 students collapses, a dozen dead AFP
International Herald Tribune - The Press Association - Wikinews - United Press International
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Search for peace ‘doomed’ by scramble for minerals in Congo
Times Online - 1 hour ago
Efforts to avert all-out war in eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are doomed as long as negotiators ignore the role of the area’s lucrative mineral trade in fuelling the violence, according to anticorruption advocates and development ...
Crisis summit wishes for ceasefire as new fighting erupts AFP
African Leaders Call for Congo Cease-Fire, Aid Corridors Voice of America
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Obama urges Bush, Congress to pass a stimulus package
Christian Science Monitor - 1 hour ago
The president-elect also pushes for a $25 billion bailout of the auto industry before he takes office. By Peter Grier | November 7, 2008 edition Barack Obama isn’t president yet.
Obama says will confront economic woes head-on Reuters
He confronts a variety of topics in 18 minutes: economic crisis ... Chicago Tribune
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Wall Street Journal Blogs
Feinstein in line to chair Senate Intel Committee
San Francisco Chronicle - 54 minutes ago
By ERICA WERNER, AP Writer California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is in line to become the first female chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Byrd steps down as Appropriations panel chairman The Associated Press
Sen. Byrd Steps Down From Powerful Committee Chairmanship Washington Post
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Prop 8 Gay Marriage Ban Protest Starting Soon At Temple Square
KUTV - 55 minutes ago
The protest against proposition 8 in California is hitting very close to home - taking place at Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City.
MTV.com - Porterville Recorder - The Desert Sun
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GM Says It May Run Out of Operating Cash This Year (Update4)
Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
By Jeff Green and Mike Ramsey Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- General Motors Corp., seeking federal aid to avoid collapse, said it may not have enough cash to keep operating this year and will fall ``significantly short'' of the amount needed by the end of June ...
GM: Almost out of cash CNNMoney.com
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The Associated Press
Why the jobs report is so ominous
CNNMoney.com - 3 hours ago
There's little chance that this is a statistical fluke. We'll wish it had been. By Anthony Karydakis NEW YORK (Fortune) -- What gives today's October employment report an unmistakably ominous twist is the almost uniformly downbeat message from nearly ...
All signs now point to recession The Miami Herald
Jobless ranks hit 10 million, most in 25 years The Associated Press
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Berkshire Hathaway Profit Falls 77% to $1.06 Billion (Update1)
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Erik Holm Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. posted a fourth straight profit drop, the longest streak of quarterly declines in at least 13 years, on falling returns at insurance businesses and investment ...
Berkshire Hathaway quarterly net income falls 77% MarketWatch
Berkshire reports 77 percent drop in 3Q earnings The Associated Press
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BBC News
Rahm Emanuel Tackles the White House
ABC News - 1 hour ago
By RACHEL MARTIN Is he a ballet dancer who lost part of his finger in the Israeli Army? The streetwise Chicago political operative who once mailed a dead fish to a political adversary?
Live blogging Barack Obama's first press conference as president-elect Los Angeles Times
Obama meeting with economic advisers, reporters USA Today
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BBC News
FACTBOX: Possible cabinet choices for Obama
Reuters - 47 minutes ago
(Reuters) - US President-elect Barack Obama is expected to move quickly to announce members of his Cabinet to start tackling the economic crisis as well as other pressing issues including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The New Team Timothy Geithner New York Times
Obama faces a difficult choice for Treasury secretary Los Angeles Times
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Washington Times
Obama vows fast action to spur economy
The Miami Herald - 42 minutes ago
By Margaret Talev and David Lightman CHICAGO - President-elect Barack Obama used his first post-election news conference Friday to pledge that he'll lead a fast effort to tackle what he called "the greatest economic challenge of our lifetime.
Obama slips in reference to seance by Nancy Reagan The Associated Press
About Those ‘Séances’ … New York Times
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Brisbane Times
Ballmer: Microsoft working on App Store-like software distribution
Computerworld - 3 hours ago
By Gregg Keizer November 7, 2008 (Computerworld) Microsoft is working on a software distribution scheme along the lines of Apple's iPhone App Store, CEO Steve Ballmer said yesterday at a developer's conference in Sydney, Australia.
Microsoft Signs Wireless Pact With Telstra InformationWeek
Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Unveiled NewsOXY
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Canalys: Apple outpaced RIM in smartphone market share
IntoMobile - 1 hour ago
By Will Park on Friday, November 7th, 2008 at 3:31 pm PST For all you Apple naysayers that just didn’t believe Apple’s claim that their iPhone 3G sales were enough to make Apple the second-largest smartphone vendor (by sales) in the world, ...
Verizon Readies NY BlackBerry Storm Promo Mediapost.com
Apple's iPhone makes headway in corporate market Reuters
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MySpace developing portable media player?
Afterdawn.com - 1 hour ago
According to co-founder Chris DeWolfe, MySpace is considering producing its own portable media player, one that will match its extremely popular MySpace Music streaming service.
MySpace CEO DeWolfe: Branded PMP is possible BetaNews
MySpace could develop a digital music player: CEO Reuters
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National Post
Paul Rudd on a roll with 'Role Models'
San Francisco Chronicle - 8 hours ago
As far as Paul Rudd is concerned, there is only one way a comic actor can spell relief. Even though the 39-year-old actor has done a fine job of avoiding the unemployment line by being part of a string of Hollywood hits ("Forgetting Sarah Marshall," ...
David Wain directs 'Role Models' Los Angeles Times
Role Models Houston Chronicle
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Washington Post
'Escape 2 Africa': The Hip Are Best When Shaking It
Washington Post - 7 hours ago
The "Madagascar" critters reunite for this sequel, which finds them making new friends in Africa but missing their former home at the Central Park Zoo.
Who Doesn’t Like To Move It With “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa”? eFluxMedia
'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' Los Angeles Times
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Live: Madonna at Dodger Stadium
Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago
Madonna, with special guest singer Britney Spears, performs during her Sticky and Sweet Tour at Dodger Stadium. By Mikael Wood Forty-eight hours after America elected its first black president and California voted to ban gay marriage, Madonna brought ...
Britney, Justin perform separately at Madonna show The Associated Press
Spears Opens Madonna Show San Francisco Chronicle
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National Post
DeAngelo Hall finds a home -- but Raiders remain lost
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
DeAngelo Hall wasn't unemployed for long. The big-money cornerback was signed Friday by Washington, two days after the Raiders gave him the boot.
Cornerback DeAngelo Hall agrees to join Washington Redskins with ... ESPN
DeAngelo Hall joins Redskins The Associated Press
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Georgia notebook: Bulldogs moving past blowout loss to Gators
Macon Telegraph - Nov 5, 2008
By David Hale - dhale@macon.com ATHENS -- Mark Richt said Monday's practice was a rough one for Georgia. Fresh off a demoralizing loss to Florida, it wasn't easy for the team to shake the memories of the 49-10 rout in Jacksonville, Fla.

Los Angeles Times
Beavers add Lake Oswego pair, Hatfield and Lomax
ESPN - 1 hour ago
Athlete Micah Hatfield gave head coach Mike Riley and Oregon State a commitment Friday while visiting campus, ESPN's Greg Biggins reports.
Beavers try to keep title hopes alive San Jose Mercury News
OSU volleyball team closes in on NCAA bid Albany Democrat Herald
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Brain Scans Show Bullies Enjoy Others' Pain
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
FRIDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Bullies may actually enjoy the pain they cause others, a new study using brain scans suggests. The part of the brain associated with reward lights up when an aggressive teen watches a video of someone hurting another ...
Bullies' Brains Light Up With Pleasure as People Squirm National Geographic
New study shows bullies like to watch suffering New York Daily News
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Health Highlights: Nov. 7, 2008
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
While ads featuring female models can have a negative effect on how women view themselves, the same isn't true for men who see images of male models, according to new research.
The Gender Pay Gap: Still Alive at the Top, Too BusinessWeek
Media images of female models have negative effect on men News-Medical.net
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OSI shares jump on lung cancer study data
Forbes - 5 hours ago
AP 11.07.08, 1:52 PM ET Shares of OSI Pharmaceuticals jumped Friday after the biotechnology company and its partner Genentech Inc. said their drug Tarceva met its main goal in a study of stemming the spread of lung cancer.
BIOTECH STOCKS Drug stocks gain despite gloomy jobs report MarketWatch
OSI Pharmaceuticals Shares Gain After Tarceva Study (Update1) Bloomberg
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