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Sharon Bialek accuses Cain of "sexually inappropriate" behavior

CBS News -
A Chicago woman accused Herman Cain on Monday of trying to get sexual favors more than a decade ago in exchange for his help finding her a new job just after she had lost her post at an arm of the restaurant association he was then running.
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Conrad Murray convicted in Michael Jackson's death

Los Angeles Times -
Jurors find singer's personal physician guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the entertainer from a dose of propofol.

Strong quake hits southern Japan

USA Today -
TOKYO (AP) - A fairly strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has hit off the shores of Japan's southern Okinawa Island.

Euro Falls a Third Day on Debt Concern Before Berlusconi Vote; Franc Drops

Bloomberg -
The euro fell for a third day before Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi faces a budget vote amid pressure to quit and a surge in borrowing costs, stoking concern the ...

Recommended: Your guide to the asteroid encounter -
Quantum fluctuations in science, space and society, from quarks to Hubble and Mars. Served up by Alan Boyle, science editor.

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Israel hoping IAEA report will spur West into action

Jerusalem Post -
Information expected to be published in report on Iranian nuclear program believed to have come from US, UK intelligence agencies; US Treasury official coming to region to discuss sanctions against Tehran.

Ex-central banker front-runner to become Greek PM

Reuters -
ATHENS, Nov 7 (Reuters) - A former deputy head of the European Central Bank, Lucas Papademos, emerged on Monday as frontrunner to become Greece's prime minister as party leaders bargained over who will lead a ...

Pre-Election Liberia Protests Turn Violent

New York Times -
Liberians gathered around the body of a man killed by gunfire Monday in Monrovia. The police and protesters clashed at a rally the day before a disputed presidential runoff election.

Syria Unleashes Assault to Take an Unbowed City

New York Times -
A protester faced the riot police on Friday in Khalidia, just outside of Homs, a rebellious Syrian city. By ANTHONY SHADID BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Syrian government has launched a bloody assault to retake Homs, the country's third-largest city, ...

Romney Touts Fiscal Plan, Avoids Fray On Iowa Trip

by AP DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - Trying to stay above his party's fray, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney focused Monday on shoring up support in this early voting state and presenting himself as the GOP's most electable alternative to ...

Alaska soldier charged with attempted espionage

Los Angeles Times -
A military policeman stationed in Alaska has been formally charged with attempted espionage by military prosecutors, who say he handed over unclassified national defense information to a contact he believed was a foreign intelligence agent.

Another Oklahoma earthquake felt in Kansas City

Kansas City Star -
Another earthquake has shaken central Oklahoma, and once again, people reported feeling the tremors in Kansas City. Nearly two days after an earthquake measuring 5.6 rocked the state, the US Geological Survey reported a 4.7 magnitude quake centered ...

Parents of missing Wash. boy had been cited before

Fox News -
| AP BELLEVUE, Wash. - Police searching for a 2-year-old Washington state boy focused their efforts Monday around the home of his mother, who reportedly told investigators she last saw him in her stalled car on a city street as she walked away for an ...

Senate finds common ground on Obama jobs bill

CBS News -
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday to temporarily set aside its partisan standoff over President Barack Obama's jobs plan and move toward giving a modest economic spark to two potent interest groups: veterans and businesses.

Bank Transfer Day Rally Targets Bank Of America

Neon Tommy -
Bank of America canceled a $5 monthly debit usage fee in early November due to customer backlash, but participants in the Bank Transfer Day Rally in downtown Los Angeles still encouraged a move to smaller, local banks and credit unions on Saturday.

Its Leader on Sidelines, Regulator Faces Biggest Test in MF Global

New York Times -
Daniel Rosenbaum for The New York TimesGary Gensler's recusal from the investigation was prompted by his long working association with Jon Corzine.

Madoff ex-clients file $19 billion suit against JPMorgan

Reuters -
A flag hangs on the wall of the JP Morgan company stall on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York July 15, 2010. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former customers of Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme filed a class action lawsuit on Monday seeking ...

The secret tablet war of Kindle and Nook

MarketWatch -
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - A secret war will be waged this holiday season in the not-an-iPad tablet market. The Nook Tablet from Barnes & Noble, left, and the Kindle Fire from Amazon.

Gamers await Modern Warfare 3

BBC News -
The latest addition to one of the world's best selling videogame series went on sale in the UK at midnight. More than 500 stores held special openings to let gamers buy Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Its predecessor, Call of Duty: Black Ops, ...

SPOILER: Wow! Competitor Gets Two Perfect Scores on Dancing

People Magazine -
On a night of strong performances, one duo stood tall above the rest on Dancing with the Stars Monday, receiving the best scores the judges could hand out and standing ovations in the ballroom.

Lindsay Lohan's Playboy Cover on Newsstands in December

People Magazine -
Reps for the magazine and the troubled actress, 25, who served a four-hour jail sentence over the weekend, officially confirmed Monday that she'll be featured in both pictures and words in the January/February issue.

People: Bieber will take DNA test

San Jose Mercury News -
A spokesman for Justin Bieber says the teen pop star will take a paternity test, then will sue the super meanie woman who filed a paternity suit against him.

3rd quarter: Eagles 24, Bears 17

Chicago Tribune -
PHILADELPHIA -- The Chicago Bears faced yet another fork-in-the-road contest Monday night in the midst of their curious 2011 odyssey.

Players Face Choices, None Very Appealing

New York Times -
Thirty players, the designated union representatives for their NBA teams, will gather Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan to mull their negotiating options - none of them particularly attractive.

Reyes Looms As Giants Get Cabrera From Royals

New York Times -
The San Francisco Giants, one of the teams believed to be in the running for the free-agent shortstop Jose Reyes, made a preliminary move to aid their lineup Monday, dealing Jonathan Sanchez and the minor league pitcher Ryan Verdugo to ...

Planetary Scientists Hope to Bring Back Mars Moondust

Scientific American -
The Phobos-Grunt mission, which could launch November 8th, will try to grab some Phobos soil and bring it back to Earth. John Matson reports Planetary scientists may soon get the dirt on a Martian moon—literally.

The stroke of genius strikes later in life today -
AP file By Charles Choi Young geniuses might have once made nearly all of the significant breakthroughs in science, but nowadays that's doesn't seem to be the case, a new study suggests.

Graphic images on cigarette packs delayed by ruling

USA Today -
The graphic warning images that the US government planned to require on cigarette packs next year, including dead and diseased smokers, may be delayed indefinitely because of a judge's ruling that will likely prompt more legal ...

School Bans on Sugary Drinks Do Not Lower Total Consumption

Medscape -
November 7, 2011 - In-school bans of sugary soft drinks are thought to be a key tool for reducing adolescent sugar consumption, but they are not proving effective in reducing overall intake of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), according to new research ...


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