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Jolted, Wall St. Protesters Face Challenge for Future

New York Times -
Workers power-washed Zuccotti Park on Tuesday, hours after protesters were evicted and hours before they were allowed back in. By DAVID M. HALBFINGER and MICHAEL BARBARO Emergency-service trucks rumbled up Broadway to positions on two sides of Zuccotti ...
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Paterno Turns Home Over to His Wife for $1

New York Times -
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno transferred full ownership of his house to his wife, Sue, for $1 in July, less than four months before a sexual abuse scandal engulfed his Penn State football program and the university.

Coach K sets NCAA wins record at 903

CBS News -
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, left, gets a smile after a hug from Bob Knight, after Duke defeated Michigan State 74-69 in an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, in New York.

Syria releases prisoners, death toll falls ahead of Arab League meeting

Washington Post -
BEIRUT - Syria announced it had released 1180 prisoners on Tuesday, including a prominent dissident, suggesting the government of President Bashar al-Assad was scrambling to avert tough sanctions at a meeting of Arab ministers on Wednesday.

Kindle Fire Teardown Shows It's Easy to Repair

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The Kindle Fire gets its guts laid out, and what do you know, it looks like a tablet. Image: iFixit The guys at iFixit didn't waste any time.

JR Martinez, Hope Solo, Rob Kardashian and Ricki Lake

People Magazine -
After performing three dances each the night before, one of Dancing's four semi-finalists was booted from the competition on Tuesday, a week shy of the show's season finale.

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Live: Barack Obama's Australia visit

Sydney Morning Herald -
Tim Lester talks with security correspondent Dylan Welch on President Obama's safety during his Australian visit. Canberra has been placed in lockdown for today's first visit to Australia by US President Barack Obama.

Palestinian 'Freedom Riders' arrested on bus to Jerusalem

Washington Post -
HIZMA CHECKPOINT, West Bank - Evoking the nonviolent tactics of the American civil rights movement, six Palestinian activists boarded an Israeli commuter bus linking Jewish settlements in the West Bank to Jerusalem on Tuesday and were arrested as they ...

Afghan elders fear tragedy if US leaves too soon

USA Today -
KABUL - Many of the hundreds of tribal elders convening here for an annual loya jirga conference say they have grown weary of foreign troops on their soil but are worried the troops will withdraw too soon and ...

Protesters converge on Berkeley, organizers vow to set up camp

Reuters -
1 of 10. Occupy Cal demonstrators hold signs as they gather in Sproul Plaza at the University of California, Berkeley November 15, 2011.

Solyndra: Energy Dept. pushed firm to keep layoffs quiet until after midterms

Washington Post -
The Obama administration, which gave the solar company Solyndra a half-billion-dollar loan to help create jobs, asked the company to delay announcing it would lay off workers until after the hotly contested November 2010 midterm elections that ...

Police arrest 11 people protesting Alabama's new immigration law at statehouse ...

Washington Post -
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Police have arrested 11 people protesting Alabama's strict new immigration law. About 100 people took part in the protest Tuesday at the Statehouse and nearby Capitol building in downtown Montgomery as a light rain fell.

Huntsman hosts 100th NH event -
Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman speaks during a town hall style meeting Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, in Portsmouth, NH (AP Photo/Jim Cole) By Steve Peoples Associated Press / November 15, 2011 PORTSMOUTH, NH—Jon Huntsman is ...

Asia stocks lower as Italy borrowing costs rise

The Associated Press -
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets fell Wednesday as improved economic data out of the US failed to overcome worries about Europe's festering debt crisis.

FOREX-Euro hits 1-month low, crisis threatens more EU members

Reuters -
TOKYO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The euro slipped to a fresh one-month low against the dollar and the yen on Wednesday as the euro zone debt crisis threatened to engulf top-rated members such as France, as government bonds of core countries ...

After $5.1 Billion Loss, Postal Service Predicts Weaker 2012

New York Times -
By BLOOMBERG NEWS The United States Postal Service is forecasting a record $14.1 billion loss for the 2012 fiscal year as a drop in mail volumes accelerates.

Dell revenue misses analyst views, but earnings beat expectations

Washington Post -
ROUND ROCK, Texas - Dell's third-quarter net income rose 9 percent though revenue remained flat from last year as the computer maker continued pruning less profitable parts of its business.

Facebook Flooded With Porn and Violent Images, Company Warns

Fox News -
Facebook is investigating reports of a massive wave of pornographic and violent images being posted to its website. The content -- in the form of links, videos, and images -- began to appear Monday and includes doctored photographs of celebrities such ...

Biographical information Arthur D. Levinson, new non-executive chairman at Apple

Washington Post -
NAME - Arthur D. Levinson AGE - 61. BIRTH DATE - March 31, 1950. EDUCATION - BS, molecular biology, 1972; Ph.D., biochemical sciences, Princeton University, 1977.

Mirror, Mirror Trailer Is Here! So Which Snow White Adaptation Is Fairest of ...

E! Online -
We already saw—and got goosebumps from—the trailer for Kristen Stewart's Snow White and the Huntsman, which showed Charlize Theron's dark side.

'Breaking Dawn' stages wedding reception for premiere party

Los Angeles Times -
In theme with the anticipated wedding of Bella Swan and Edward Cullen in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1," Monday's US premiere threw a massive after-party that re-created the characters' wedding reception -- and their honeymoon.

Clooney Takes On Greedy Hawaiians in 'Descendants': Greg Evans

BusinessWeek -
Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Paradise, says the frazzled family man played by George Clooney in “The Descendants,” can go hang itself.

NBA Players File Antitrust Lawsuit

New York Times -
Locked-out players began their legal assault on the NBA on Tuesday, filing an antitrust lawsuit that demands an end to what they contend is an illegal boycott of the work force.

An easy win: Tigers ace Justin Verlander is unanimous pick for AL Cy Young Award

Washington Post -
NEW YORK - There was little question Justin Verlander would unanimously win the AL Cy Young Award. Now, the far more intriguing question: Will he take the MVP, too?

Ohio State has plenty of things to fix of their own, heading into game against ...

Washington Post -
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Everybody's got a solution for what ails Ohio State. Interim coach Luke Fickell said he was grilled by fans at a meeting with a booster group on Tuesday morning.

Tiger opens in match against ex-caddie

USA Today -
By Ryan Pierse, Getty Images Adam Scott of Australia and caddie Steve Williams, teaming with KJ Choi, will face Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker in the opening foursomes Thursday.

Congress tells NASA to finish space telescope and build a new rocket

Washington Post -
In the first NASA budget of the post-space shuttle era, a congressional deal will fund the agency's top priorities, including a next-generation space telescope, a new giant rocket and a deep-space capsule to carry astronauts far beyond Earth.

Spacewatch: the missions to Mars

The Guardian -
Nasa is planning to launch its Curiosity rover, the Mars Science Laboratory, during a window that lasts from 15:25 to 17:05 GMT on 25 November, with further windows during each day until 18 December.

Long road to payoff forces pioneer's exit from stem cell research, academic ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - Geron Corp. is exiting the field it pioneered in a calculated business move that underscores the long, costly path embryonic stem cells face to become real-world products.

AHA: Niacin AIM-HIGHs and Falls Flat

MedPage Today -
ORLANDO -- Niacin boosts high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol without benefit for clinical outcomes in otherwise well-treated patients, according to a results of a halted, ...


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