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The child abuse scandal that led to the ouster of Joe Paterno as Penn State football coach will also leave a scar on one of the most profitable teams in the country.
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Republican debate winners and losers: A disastrous night for Perry

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Wednesday night's CNBC presidential debate may well have given us the most memorable moment of any debate in quite a long time - Rick Perry's potentially-calamitous inability to name the third federal agency he is vowing to abolish.

Accuser says Herman Cain has 'complete amnesia' -
Richard Drew / AP Sharon Bialek, a Chicago-area woman, with her attorney Gloria Allred, right, addresses a news conference at the Friars Club, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, in New York.

New Australia smoking law bans brand labels

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CANBERRA (Reuters) - Tough anti-smoking laws banning brand labels passed their last major legislative hurdle in Australia on Thursday and immediately faced the threat of court action from tobacco companies worried the move could spread ...

Former ECB Vice President Lucas Papademos joins Greek powersharing talks for ...

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ATHENS, Greece - Former European Central Bank Vice President Lucas Papademos has joined Greek political leaders at powersharing talks to form a new government.

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Rescuers Search for Survivors After Deadly Turkey Quake

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November 10, 2011 Rescuers Search for Survivors After Deadly Turkey Quake VOA News Rescue workers in Turkey are searching for survivors after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake killed at least seven people.

Syrian Opposition Calls for General Strike

Voice of America -
November 10, 2011 Syrian Opposition Calls for General Strike VOA News The opposition Syrian National Council is calling for a general strike on Thursday to protest what it says is a brutal government crackdown in the central Homs region.

Iran's top leader warns US, Israel against strike

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
AP TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's supreme leader says that if the United States and Israel attack Iran, Tehran's response will be tough.

Firebrand Malema Is Exiled From ANC

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JOHANNESBURG—A firebrand politician, who has advocated nationalizing South Africa's mines and taking back white-owned farmland, was suspended on Thursday from the country's ruling party, dealing a debilitating blow to a leader who has ...

Snow, hurricane-force winds batter Alaska coast

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(AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Packing hurricane-force winds, an Alaskan storm of "epic proportions" slammed into coastal communities, sending some residents fleeing to higher ground as it tore roofs from homes and knocked out power.

Remains of war dead dumped in landfill

Washington Post -
The Dover Air Force Base mortuary for years disposed of portions of troops' remains by cremating them and dumping the ashes in a Virginia landfill, a practice that officials have since abandoned in favor of burial at sea.

Largest ever municipal bankruptcy of $4.15B sought in Alabama over sewer ...

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's most populous county chose bankruptcy over further bargaining with creditors to wrest control of its beleaguered sewer system from a court-appointed receiver, bolster its pleas for legislative action to prop up a massive ...

Ohio now back on Obama's dance card

Politico -
COLUMBUS - Ohio was an electoral killing ground for Democrats in 2010 - with five House seats, the governor's mansion and the statehouse lost - but it's proving to be surprisingly fertile terrain for President Barack Obama in the run-up to 2012.

Italy's Senate Speeds Austerity Vote

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Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi vowed to raise 5 billion euros ($8 billion) annually from asset sales, increase the retirement age and relax labor laws to convince European leaders ...

European Stock Futures Decline as Italy on Brink of Sovereign Debt Crisis

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European stocks erased their gains after Italy sold one-year bills at the highest average yield in 14 years. US index futures rose and Asian shares fell.

Stock index futures signal bounce after selloff

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a rebound on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 1.1 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.9 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 1 percent at 4:47 am ET.

Wal-Mart unveils Black Friday circular: See the deals

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The big-box retailer released its much-anticipated Black Friday circular and announced plans to open at 10 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Amazon boosts Kindle Fire production amid risky loss-lead strategy

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Amazon has ramped up Kindle Fire tablet production to in excess of 5m units before the year is out, supply chain sources have revealed, amid continued strong pre-order demand for the 7-inch ereader slate.

Net Bandits Charged in $14 million Ad-Fraud Case

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AP A crew of Internet bandits devised an international scheme to hijack more than 4 million computers worldwide so websurfers visiting Netflix, IRS.

CMA Awards: Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Band Perry win top honors

Los Angeles Times -
Nashville's Country Music Assn. has a well-deserved reputation for déjà vu, having doled out the same awards to the same performers year after year across much of its nearly half-century history.

Draft Billy? Draft Kermit? Oscars have job opening

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(AP) LOS ANGELES - Maybe the Academy Awards need to launch a "Draft Billy" movement. Or even a "Draft Kermit" campaign.

Va-Vooom Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

USA Today -
Models walk down the runway of the 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Armory in New York City on Wednesday. Six themes, 31 pairs of wings, 38 models and a whopping 69 looks took their turns on the catwalk.

Players Reject Stern's Offer

NBA union attorney Jeffrey Kessler has apologized for saying that owners are treating players "like plantation workers," adding that he doesn't want to become a distraction during the tense negotiations.

Nationals Catcher Ramos Kidnapped in Venezuela

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This 2011 file photo shows player Wilson Ramos of the Washington Nationals baseball team. According to Kathe Vilera, a spokeswoman for Ramos' Venezuelan League team, the Aragua Tigers, four armed men kidnapped Ramos Wednesday, Nov.

Bogey-free Tiger Woods tied for 8th

SYDNEY -- It was just his 11th competitive round of golf since returning from injury, so you do have to keep things in perspective, regardless of the score.


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Scientists say they may finally have cracked a long-standing boffinry conundrum - the mystery of why it is that the Moon rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts of the 1960s and '70s are magnetic.

Russia's attempts to save Mars probe unsuccessful

Houston Chronicle -
In this Nov.2, 2011 photo distributed by Russian Roscosmos space agency on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, the unmanned Phobos-Grunt probe is seen on the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Rhino subspecies vanishing from the wild

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GENEVA (AP) - A leading conservation group has declared the Western Black Rhino of Africa officially extinct and says two other subspecies of rhinoceros are close to meeting the same fate.

Cancer treatment shows promise for rapid weight loss

Los Angeles Times -
A synthetic peptide that inhibits blood supply, a strategy employed in many cancer drugs, is found to kill fat cells and improve metabolic function in trials involving monkeys.

EEG Can Identify Awareness In Those Thought To Be In Permanently Vegetative State

Medical News Today -
A cheap, portable EEG (electroencephalography) device can detect awareness in patients who had previously been diagnosed as being in a permanently vegetative state, researchers from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada, reported in The ...

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