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Mario Monti Tapped to Lead Italy Out of Debt Crisis

New York Times -
Pier Paolo Cito/AP Mario Monti, the new Italian prime minister, held a news conference following a meeting with Giorgio Napolitano, the Italian president.
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CBS News/NJ GOP debate: Winners and losers

CBS News -
The CBS News/National Journal debate Saturday night was the first to focus on foreign policy, and it generated fewer fireworks - but more substance - than many of its predecessors.

Police move in on Portland park, protesters remain

USA Today -
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) - In a tense escalation of the Occupy Portland protest, police in riot gear Sunday surrounded demonstrators in a downtown park area after hundreds of people defied the mayor's order to leave the park by midnight.

Never easy for Pacquiao against nemesis Marquez -
Juan Manuel Marquez, left, lands a punch against Manny Pacquiao during the fifth round during a WBO welterweight title fight, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Syria Calls for Summit Meeting After Suspension by Arab League

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Syria called for an emergency Arab League summit after the organization suspended the country as President Bashar al-Assad's government pressed on with a crackdown against demonstrators.

Gov. Corbett: More Penn State sexual assault victims expected

Christian Science Monitor -
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says the assistant coach who witnessed the sexual assault on a boy did not meet "a moral obligation that all of us would have.

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Police Take Control of Strategic Rio Slum

New York Times -
Silvia Izquierdo/AP Armored military vehicles moved through the streets of the Rocinha shantytown in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. More Photos » By SIMON ROMERO RIO DE JANEIRO - About 3000 police officers and soldiers moved into one of the largest slums ...

Israel Urges Action Against Iran's Nuclear Program

Voice of America (blog) -
Israel has demanded tougher international action against Iran's nuclear program, after a recent UN nuclear agency report found “credible” evidence of Iranian efforts to design a nuclear weapon.

Perry: My foreign aid budget starts at zero

CBS News -
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said he would cut the United States' foreign aid budget to zero and then allocate taxpayer dollars depending on each country's support for America, indicating that Pakistan would no longer receive US aid but Israel would.

REFILE-UPDATE 3-US 'super committee' still hoping for debt deal

Reuters -
WASHINGTON Nov 13 (Reuters) - The US congressional "super committee" is at a difficult point in negotiations on a deficit-reduction deal, but lawmakers said on Sunday they had not given up reaching an agreement by this month's ...

Brooklyn march protests Nazi vandalism

USA Today -
About 100 people are marching through Brooklyn today to protest vandals who torched three cars and scrawled Nazi swastikas in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood, the Associated Press reports.

Greek and Italian drama for stocks

Reuters -
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street is stuck in a highly volatile range as investors hoping for a rally into the end of the year are browbeaten by Europe's unfolding crisis.

Caterpillar to expand mining truck output

MarketWatch -
Caterpillar Inc. /quotes/zigman/221644/quotes/nls/cat CAT +4.26% plans to invest nearly $800 million in over the next five years to expand its production of giant haul trucks and large bulldozers used for mining.

Apple admits iPhone battery fix didn't work for all

Sydney Morning Herald -
Apple's iPhone 4S and older models running iOS5 have been hit with frustrating battery bugs. Photo: Adam Turner Apple customers say devices with the new iOS 5 operating system are still suffering from weak battery life, even after the company issued a ...

Switched On: Next for the nano

Engadget -
For all the grousing about the minimal changes from the iPhone 4 to the iPhone 4S, Apple's fastest smartphone incorporates sweeping shifts compared to what the company did with its iPod line.

Ooyala: Users Engage Video More on Tablets vs. Desktops

PC Magazine -
Just how is video viewed? It's a timeless question with an ever-changing answer as new devices and services enter the market. And don't forget about the users, either: They're ultimately the ones doing all the viewing, ...

Google TV and LG may unveil a new TV in January

VentureBeat -
Google is said to be giving its Google TV operating system another push. The search giant is teaming up with manufacturer LG on a new television that will be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, according to a new Bloomberg report.

Box Office: Sandler, DiCaprio can't beat No. 1 'Immortals'

Los Angeles Times -
"Immortals" fought off the competition at the box office this weekend, emerging victorious with the No. 1 title. The film, an expensive 3-D sword-and-sandals epic, claimed the top spot with a solid $32 million, according to an estimate from distributor ...

Kim Kardashian sues ex-publicist Jonathan Jaxson who called her marriage to ...

New York Daily News -
Kim Kardashian is doing everything she can to prove her over-the-top wedding to Kris Humphries wasn't a sham. The 31-year-old reality star has hired lawyer Marty Singer to muzzle Jonathan Jaxson, her former publicist who has been ...

Kendall Jenner A Really, Really Sweet 16 Present -
Kendall Jenner emerged from her sweet 16 dinner last night (with sister Kim among the guests) to find her present -- a brand new, bow-tie wrapped Range Rover -- waiting for her outside.

Justin Timberlake Parties at the Marine Corps Ball

People Magazine -
This summer, Justin Timberlake accepted a servicewoman's invitation to attend the Instructor Battalion Marine Corps Ball, and Saturday he made good on that promise.

Oscar's tumultuous week ends with Governors Awards

Chicago Sun-Times -
Actors dressed as "Stormtroopers" from the "Star Wars" franchise arrive as presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2011 Governors Awards, Saturday, Nov.

Saints Beat Falcons 26-23 in OT on Kasay Kick

ABC News -
Mike Smith sent out the punting team for the Atlanta Falcons, then changed his mind. Boy, did that turn out to be a mistake. The Falcons were stuffed on fourth down deep in their own territory after the coach decided ...

Inside Oregon, Oregon State stats: Ducks struggling on third down; Beavers ... -
By Oregonian Sports Each Sunday we'll aim to bring you a brief statistical snapshot of Oregon and Oregon State. Here's this week's.

Mendenhall runs for 2 TDs, late INT helps Steelers hold on for 24-17 win over ...

Washington Post -
CINCINNATI - A rookie quarterback, a game on the line. No better time for the Steelers' defense to get back to what it does best.

UFC on Fox sets MMA mark for viewers

USA Today -
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Ultimate Fighting Championship's debut on network TV was the most-watched live hour ever for mixed martial arts in the United States, Fox Sports said Sunday.

Surprise starter Rex Grossman throws 2 INTS and Redskins lose to Dolphins, 20-9

Washington Post -
MIAMI - Injuries mount for the Washington Redskins, and they're really hurting at quarterback. Coach Mike Shanahan switched QBs again Sunday, starting Rex Grossman for the first time in four weeks.

NASA Hitches a Ride on a Russian Craft, and Begins a New Dependent Phase

New York Times -
A Russian Soyuz rocket with three astronauts - two Russians, one American - is set to lift off from Kazakhstan on Monday morning, ferrying the men to the International Space Station.

Aborted Mars probe jeopardizes Russia's long-range space program

RIA Novosti -
On Thursday, November 10, mission control tried unsuccessfully to communicate with the Phobos-Grunt (Phobos Ground) probe which lifted off November 8. Analysts are in no mood to exaggerate the situation with the spacecraft but note that its problems ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Advocate Evelyn Lauder Dies At 75

NY1 -
Evelyn Lauder, a member of the Estee Lauder cosmetics family and a long-time advocate for cancer awareness, has died at age 75. She died yesterday at her Manhattan home of complications from ovarian cancer.

Childhood sex abuse tied to heart risk

Science News -
ORLANDO, Fla. - Women who report having had forced sex at a young age have an elevated risk of heart disease as adults. Some of the higher cardiac risk is traceable to behavioral and lifestyle factors, but much of it goes unexplained, ...

Life-saving study results lift Bayer/J&J clot drug

Reuters -
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Data showing the life- saving benefits of a very low dose of a new blood clot preventer could alter future treatment of patients who suffer from acute coronary syndrome and provide a ...

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