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Ohio Voters Reject Public-Union Limits

Wall Street Journal -
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Voters on Tuesday defeated by a wide margin a law that would have restricted the powers of unions representing teachers, police officers and other public-sector workers.
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Mississippi's "Personhood Amendment" fails at polls

CBS News -
Christi Chandler, left, and Stacy Hawsey, both of Madison and supporters of the Personhood Amendment promote their initiative as they waver signs at drivers in the midst of last minute campaigning Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 in Madison, Miss.

Herman Cain: I'd take lie detector test to rebut Sharon Bialek claims

CBS News -
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Tuesday that he would be willing to take a lie detector test to rebut multiple claims that he engaged in sexual harassment in the 1990s, though he seemed to stop short of promising to do so.

Scandal tears down all that Paterno has built

MiamiHerald.com -
WEB VOTE Should Penn State coach Joe Paterno be fired for his role in the sex scandal? BY LINDA ROBERTSON Victim 1 testified that he was sexually assaulted by Jerry Sandusky during a disturbing ritual in the basement bedroom of Sandusky's home.

Asteroid hurtles past, thrilling scientists and doing no harm

Los Angeles Times -
NASA captures data as 2005 YU55 slips within the moon's orbit, drawing as close as roughly 201000 miles from Earth. Lance Benner, the lead scientist on the project, shows a photo of the asteroid as it approaches Earth.

With Berlusconi Gone, Will Europe's Leaders Save the Euro?: View

Bloomberg -
By the Editors Wed Nov 09 00:00:43 GMT 2011 Comments For years observers have wondered what it would take to unseat Silvio Berlusconi as Italy's prime minister.

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Israeli defense minister warns Iran military strike is possible, downplays ...

Washington Post -
JERUSALEM - Israel's defense minister warned on Tuesday of a possible Israeli military strike against Iran's nuclear program and rejected suggestions the Jewish state would be devastated by an Iranian counterattack.

Greek Squabbles Delay Selection of New Leader

New York Times -
Greek news reports say Lucas Papademos has been chosen as Greece's next leader, but a replacement cabinet is still in flux. By SUZANNE DALEY ATHENS - Lucas Papademos, a respected economist, seemed on the verge Tuesday night of being named Greece's next ...

Air Force morgue lost body parts from war dead

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WILMINGTON, Del. -- Three senior officials at Dover Air Force Base have been disciplined for "gross mismanagement" of the mortuary after investigators found evidence of missing body parts, fetal remains stored in cardboard boxes and a dead Marine's arm ...

No matter who gains control of Virginia Senate, neither party won a mandate

Washington Post -
So much for that prediction. Many other commentators and I forecast that Virginia Republicans would register their third win in a row and wrest control of the state Senate from the Democrats in Tuesday's legislative election.

Nationwide test has emergency managers, broadcasters on high alert

Kansas City Star -
For the first time in history, every radio and TV station, every cable and satellite operator, will interrupt all broadcasts, at 1 pm today, for a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, or EAS.

Author of Arizona immigration law Pearce loses recall fight

Los Angeles Times -
Russell Pearce, the controversial president of the Arizona state Senate, conceded to Republican challenger Jerry Lewis late Tuesday in the first recall of a sitting lawmaker in state history.

Republic Soars Most Since 2009 With Frontier Separation Set

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Republic Airways Holdings Inc. jumped the most since 2009 after expanding the restructuring of the Frontier Airlines unit and saying it plans to separate from the carrier acquired out of bankruptcy two years ...

Barnes & Noble: Microsoft using patents to cripple Android competition

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Ars Technica -
Barnes & Noble claims that Microsoft is attempting to stifle competition in the mobile device market and has asked the Department of Justice to investigate, reports Bloomberg.

Apple`s iCloud Will Yield a New Development Environment

eWeek -
NEWS ANALYSIS: Apple's iCloud will result in the same kind of rush to build third-party mobile services that the industry saw when company launched its App Store for the iPhone.

Most teens have seen bad behavior on social media sites

Los Angeles Times -
The majority of teenagers who use social networking websites say their peers are mostly kind to one another online, but 88% still say they've witnessed people being mean and cruel on such sites, according to a new study.

Wal-Mart, Apple, others roll out apps for holiday shoppers

USA Today -
By Laura Petrecca and Jayne O'Donnell, USA TODAY Technophiles rejoice: Retailers are unwrapping an array of digital offerings for the tablet and smartphone-tethered holiday shopper.

Dancing With the Stars Down to Four!

E! Online -
Sorry if that spoiled the suspense, but the guy got two perfect 30s last night. Nowhere but in The Twilight Zone could the actor and Iraq war veteran not make it into the final four.

Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music

Los Angeles Times -
Heavy D was the frontman of Heavy D and the Boyz, which fused New Jack Swing with reggae. He later became a record executive and had a successful acting career.

UPDATED: Why the Academy booted Brett Ratner out as Oscar producer

Los Angeles Times -
If the cloistered elders at the motion picture academy were shocked, surprised, appalled or dismayed to discover that Brett Ratner said that “rehearsal is for fags” in a Q&A session after a screening of his new film, “Tower Heist,” well, ...

DiCaprio Dons Dress as FBI's Hoover; Keira's Lonely Star: Film

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 9 (Bloomberg) -- J. Edgar Hoover blackmailed presidents, pioneered modern law enforcement and led the Federal Bureau of Investigation when it killed notorious criminals John Dillinger and “Baby Face” Nelson.

Despite threat, NBA players refuse to cave

SI.com -
Derek Fisher said he doesn't see a way for a deal to get done before the Wednesday deadline if owners don't make more compromises.

Frazier embodied soul of boxing

New York Daily News -
WHEN JOE FRAZIER wheeled his beige Escalade through Bernard Hopkins' car wash and lube shop in North Philadelphia six weeks ago, Hopkins got his final good-bye from the Philly boxing legend.

Devils' Rookie Erases Miscue

New York Times -
By AP The rookie center Adam Henrique scored at 16 minutes 41 seconds of the third period to lift the Devils to their third straight win, a 3-2 victory over the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.

Blues beat Blackhawks in Hitchcock's debut

USA Today -
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jaroslav Halak shrugged off his shaky start to the season, making 29 saves as the St. Louis Blues won coach Ken Hitchcock's debut with a 3-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.

Russian mission to Martian moon stuck in Earth orbit

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A Russian Zenit 2 rocket rises from its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying the Phobos-Grunt probe into space.

Building a computer from way, way back

Bend Bulletin -
Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine, which he did not complete before dying in 1871, was designed to use these punch cards. By John Markoff / New York Times News Service Researchers in Britain are about to embark on a 10-year, multimillion-dollar ...

High court weighs hearing arguments on health-care law

USA Today -
WASHINGTON - The case is shaping up to be the most contentious at the Supreme Court in more than a decade, but everyone involved agrees at least on one point: They need to know as soon as possible whether the new health-care ...

Vaccine May Slow Advance of Breast, Ovarian Cancers

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Note that in this pilot study of 26 patients with advanced breast or ovarian cancer, a recombinant poxviral vaccine resulted in a decrease in serum tumor markers and/or stable disease in a subset of ...

Curbing AIDS Set As a US Priority

Wall Street Journal -
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton set curbing the global AIDS pandemic as a US government priority Tuesday, calling for new science to drive a significant scale-up of prevention measures to bring about an "AIDS-free generation.

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