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Allawi Supporters Walk Out of Iraqi Parliament

New York Times - Steven Lee Myers - ‎1 hour ago‎
Khalid Mohammed/AP People inspected a destroyed car that was bombed in Baghdad on Wednesday. A string of attacks singled out Christians' homes. - CNN International - Wall Street Journal - Los Angeles Times

Zahra case: remains found

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The worst fears for Australian 10-year-old Zahra Baker appear to have been realised with police search teams in North Carolina discovering human remains in a bushland grave.
ABC Online - CNN International - WYFF Greenville - Washington Post

Carnival cruisers end 'Spamcation' ordeal

The Detroit News - Elliot Spagat, Julie Watson - ‎9 minutes ago‎
San Diego— They can call it a nightmare. A cruise from hell. Even a Spamcation. Whatever they label it, the grueling three-day journey of the crippled Carnival Splendor is over, and the nearly 4500 passengers and ...
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Auburn Star's Father Sought Signing Money, Recruiter Says

New York Times - Pete Thamel - ‎2 hours ago‎
The star Auburn quarterback Cam Newton will likely face greater NCAA scrutiny after a series of allegations by Kenny Rogers, a recruiter with financial ties to an NFL agent, that could affect Newton's eligibility.

In Alaska Voters' Spelling Bee, She's the Queen

New York Times - William Yardley - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gail Fenumiai, director of the Alaska Division of Elections, on Wednesday examined a write-in ballot in the uncalled Senate race. By WILLIAM YARDLEY JUNEAU, Alaska - Spelling is central to the Alaska Senate race.

On the Call: Disney CEO Iger

BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎
News Corp. keeps losing money on MySpace, Viacom Inc. is selling off the maker of its "Rock Band" video games, and on Thursday, Walt Disney Co.

After Flacco's cold start, Ryan puts Ravens on ice

Baltimore Sun - Kevin Van Valkenburg - ‎1 hour ago‎
You could almost see Matt Ryan's brain working at top speed Thursday night against the Ravens' defense. He recognized coverages, zipped through his progressions, made rapid-fire decisions and fired spirals ...

Gwyneth Paltrow goes country in role - ‎10 minutes ago‎
By AP Leave a comment NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Actress Gwyneth Paltrow learned to play guitar and immersed herself in country music to pull off her latest role.

Deficit Panel Leader Tweaks White House

Wall Street Journal - Janet Hook, John D. Mckinnon - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Democratic co-chairman of a deficit-reduction panel convened by the White House said that the blueprint he unveiled Wednesday was the product of lengthy discussions with Republicans, and he appeared to question ...

Call of Duty: Black Ops. Play the game, buy the Jeep

USA Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
As hot new video game Call of Duty: Black Ops went on sale this week, the game franchise's new auto partner, Jeep, put on sale a special Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty: Black Ops Edition.

Emma's dress leaves fans spellbound

The Press Association - ‎1 hour ago‎
Harry Potter star Emma Watson turned on the magic with a barely-there dress as she bewitched fans at the world premiere of the latest Harry Potter blockbuster.

Cigarette Warnings Go Gruesome: Did the Health Police Go Too Far?

CBS News - David W Freeman - ‎9 hours ago‎
(CBS) The FDA has really stepped into it with its gruesome new tobacco warning labels. Some are praising the agency for forcing smokers to confront head-on the health costs of their bad habit.

'Pedophile's Guide' pulled from Amazon

CNN International - Emanuella Grinberg, Jim Spellman - ‎32 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: A Child-Lover's Code of Conduct" was pulled from, a spokesman confirmed Thursday, after thousands of users posted angry comments and threats to boycott the site ...

Congo Republic: Amid Polio Outbreak, Groups Begin Immunization Campaign

New York Times - Donald G. McNeil Jr - ‎3 hours ago‎
International aid organizations said Thursday that they were starting a campaign to immunize three million people in three countries to fight a new outbreak of polio.

Plans under way for Republican presidential debate

Reuters - Steve Gorman, Peter Cooney - ‎4 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Just more than a week after Republicans made big gains in congressional elections, former first lady Nancy Reagan is inviting leading contenders for the party's 2012 presidential nomination to a debate next ...

Mind-wandering a fact of life, study says

Boston Globe - Carolyn Y. Johnson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Eric Klinger, a professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota Morris, began his mind-wandering research several decades ago. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff) By Carolyn Y. Johnson Regardless of what they are doing, almost without exception, people's minds ...

Hello, 135: Faber chokes out Mizugaki in bantamweight debut

USA Today - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Urijah Faber made sure his first fight at 135 pounds a successful one by putting Takeya Mizugaki to sleep. A rear-naked choke applied by Faber left Mizugaki unconscious, leading to a referee stoppage with 10 seconds left in the first round.

City honors veterans

Chattanooga Times Free Press - Todd South - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cleveland High School student government members unfurled a huge American flag Thursday and invited military veterans in the audience to join them during a Veterans Day ceremony.

Boston Celtics could be Miami Heat's perfect foil - Carl Juste - ‎15 minutes ago‎
LeBron James drives on Kevin Garnett during the second half of the Miami Heat's game against the Boston Celtics at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.

Schwarzenegger Declares Emergency, Calls Special Budget Session

BusinessWeek - Michael B. Marois - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, citing a $25.4 billion budget gap over the next 19 months, declared a fiscal emergency and called lawmakers to a special session next month to begin dealing with the ...

Cisco Options Trading Jumps to a Record on Bets the Shares Will Rebound

Bloomberg - Nikolaj Gammeltoft, Jeff Kearns - ‎6 hours ago‎
Nov. 11 (Bloomberg) -- John Chambers, chief executive officer of Cisco Systems Inc., discusses the company's revenue forecast reported yesterday and business outlook.

Harrison Ford, your funny bone is missing - Macall Polay - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Left to right) Becky Fuller played by Rachel McAdams must referee the show's two bickering hosts, Colleen Peck (Diane Keaton) and Mike Pomeroy (Harrison Ford) in Morning Glory.

G20 leaders seek to bridge differences at Seoul talks

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Leaders of the G20 group of major economies are holding a second day of difficult talks in the South Korea capital, Seoul. Tensions are high between some delegations over how to correct distortions in currency and trade.

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