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Obama tells New Jersey: "We are here for you" – CBS News

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

The mainstream media has FAILED the American peopleDemand the Truth about Benghazi The mainstream media has FAILED the American people. It should not matter to anyone whether this is a Republican or Democrat President and Administration. It is not a party issue. American lives were lost needlessly and callously. From the Situation Room in the White House, they were watching this on a live stream feed from drones in the … Read more »

Sandy: New York struggles back 2 days after killer storm – Chicago Tribune

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan in a reverse of the exodus of 9/11. Two days after Superstorm Sandy rampaged across the Northeast, killing at least 63 people, New York struggled Wednesday to find its way. Swaths of the city were still … Read more »

Race tight in four states, Obama holds slight edge: Reuters/Ipsos poll – Reuters

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON | Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:52pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are neck and neck in four of the most hotly contested states in next week’s election, but Obama holds a slight advantage in two of them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. The online survey of four battleground states showed Obama leading by 3 percentage points in … Read more »

Bellevue Hospital in NYC evacuating – CBS News

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

Military personnel arrive near the Bellevue Hospital on Oct. 30, 2012 in New York. / Allison Joyce/Getty Images Source Article from http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57543176/bellevue-hospital-in-nyc-evacuating/Bellevue Hospital in NYC evacuating – CBS Newshttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNHT2GC6XYEnyhzgCWLbwK5x-eOPEA&url=http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57543176/bellevue-hospital-in-nyc-evacuating/http://news.google.com/news?ned=us&topic=h&output=rssTop Stories – Google NewsGoogle Newshttp://www.gstatic.com/news/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

China urges ‘political resolution’ – CNN

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

(CNN) — Syrian warplanes pounded rebel fighters and car bombs went off in the Damascus suburbs Wednesday as the architect of a failed cease-fire huddled with Chinese officials in Beijing. At least 67 people died in the 19-month-old conflict on Wednesday, opposition activists reported. Russian-built MiG jets and artillery targeted neighborhoods in and around Damascus, the commercial capital of Aleppo and the southern city of Daraa, according to the Local … Read more »

Chris Christie moves Halloween in New Jersey to next Monday by executive order – New York Daily News

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

  Source Article from http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/new-jersey-halloween-moved-monday-christie-article-1.1195121Chris Christie moves Halloween in New Jersey to next Monday by executive order – New York Daily Newshttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEWI77yT0_FDTmaOa_9QHnRpbwDEA&url=http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/new-jersey-halloween-moved-monday-christie-article-1.1195121http://news.google.com/news?ned=us&topic=h&output=rssTop Stories – Google NewsGoogle Newshttp://www.gstatic.com/news/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

Fuzzy memories cloud ‘Star Wars’ vision – Chicago Sun-Times

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

By RICHARD ROEPER October 31, 2012 4:30PM Reprints The problem with “Star Wars” is it’s never going to be as good as “Star Wars.” Or at least our memories of “Star Wars.” I’m talking about the original trilogy as well as the much-maligned “Phantom Menace” et al. Even the wizards at Disney might not possess enough magical powers to make us love something as much today as when we were … Read more »

Windows 8 is a go. Now which Windows device to buy? – Christian Science Monitor

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

Windows 8 tablet? Laptop? Finding a Windows 8 device to love.  By Matthew Shaer / October 31, 2012 An attendant checks a computer during the launch of Microsoft Windows 8 operating system in Hong Kong on Oct. 26, 2012. Reuters Enlarge At an event in New York earlier this week, Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer presided over the official launch of the Windows 8 operating system, which he called “truly magical.” … Read more »

The Commons has spoken for the nation on the EU – Telegraph.co.uk

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : General News, Top News

Mr Cameron believes that, with the support of other member states, he can secure a seven-year deal pegging annual cash increases in the EU’s funding to the level of inflation. But that would still mean giving the EU more money; and MPs are clearly weary of being fobbed off with promises of reform tomorrow. At a time when Whitehall departments, councils, hospitals, police forces and the like are all having … Read more »

Wind energy claims are just a lot of hot air – Telegraph.co.uk

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : UK News

To understand why this is so, you first need to appreciate how the wind industry operates. Most people still don’t – which is why, in a recent poll, the majority of those surveyed said they wanted more wind power, not less. Among the reasons they gave were that wind power gives us “energy security”, that it creates jobs and that it reduces CO₂ emissions. Not one of these alleged benefits … Read more »

Soldiers Shot Dead In Afghanistan Named – Sky News

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : UK News

Two British soldiers shot dead by a man wearing Afghan police uniform have been named as Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter and Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar. The pair were taking part in a meeting with Afghan uniformed policemen inside a checkpoint in the Nahr-e-Sraj district of Helmand province when they were killed. Tributes have been paid to the loyalty and bravery of the men, who were both in the 1st Battalion The … Read more »

Boris Johnson gives as good as he gets during Bristol heckling – Telegraph.co.uk

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : UK News

Seemingly undeterred, the mayor gave as good as he got, urging the apparently divided group to “stick together” because he didn’t want to “see a crusty civil war breaking out”. Source Article from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/uk-politics-video/9647113/Boris-Johnson-gives-as-good-as-he-gets-during-Bristol-heckling.html

Girl hanged on blind cord at £12m home – The Sun

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : UK News

A GIRL of two was found hanged on a blind cord by her horrified mum in their £12million home. Dana Hoegh discovered little Alexandra Lucy suspended in her cot by a window after police believe she became entangled in the rope. The 37-year-old — married to one of Britain’s richest men — ran from the house screaming: “Please help, the baby’s not breathing.” Paramedics and police raced to the scene … Read more »

‘Dog mauling’ inquiry as woman dies in Morden – BBC News

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : UK News

31 October 2012 Last updated at 15:46 ET Gloria Knowles was found at a house in Morden Police are investigating whether a woman, aged 71, found dead at a house in south London was mauled by her daughter’s dogs. Officers called to Rutland Drive, Morden, at 18:25 GMT on Tuesday found the woman, named locally as Gloria Knowles, … Read more »

Labour police commissioner candidate forced to quit over conviction – The Guardian

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : UK News

Labour is facing the embarrassment of having to withdraw from the Northamptonshire police and crime commissioner election in two weeks time after its candidate was forced to quit on Monday. The party has launched an inquiry into the suspension of Lee Barron, a regional secretary of the Communications Workers Union, as its official candidate after it emerged he had been arrested and fined £20 for willfully obstructing the police during … Read more »

Health minister Anna Soubry scraps abortion counselling plan – Telegraph.co.uk

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : UK News

During a parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall, Miss Soubry said she was aware that MPs were concerned about the issue of unwanted pregnancy. “But the simple reality is as follows – we no longer plan to undertake a separate consultation,” she said. “I am sorry if as I say there is some disappointment but the reality is that we now don’t intend to change the law so it is now … Read more »

Marathon to Go On, Stirring Debate – New York Times

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : Sports News

The marathon, the world’s largest with a field of nearly 50,000 runners, is scheduled for Sunday morning — barely six days after Hurricane Sandy left parts of the city in ruins and crippled its transportation system. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and marathon organizers have said the race will go on as scheduled, as it has every year since 1970, as a symbol of the city’s resilience and ability to rally … Read more »

Nets-Knicks Opener in Brooklyn Postponed – ABC News

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : Sports News

Barclays Center sits right above a major mass-transit hub, an ideal destination for fans throughout New York. Not right now, though. With those subways knocked out by Hurricane Sandy and no way of knowing how fans would get there, the city’s mayor decided this isn’t the time for a game. So Michael Bloomberg asked the NBA to postpone Thursday’s highly anticipated opener between the Knicks and Nets, and the league … Read more »

Soriano opts out of last year of deal with Yankees – USA TODAY

Author: | October 31st, 2012 | Category : Sports News

Yankees relief pitcher Rafael Soriano opted out of the final year of a three-year, $35 million contract.(Photo: Debby Wong, US PRESSWIRE) Story Highlights Soriano opted out of the final year of a three-year, $35 million contract Soriano is likely seek a long-term deal in free agency Soriano had 42 saves and a 2.26 ERA 5:11PM EDT October 31. 2012 – NEW YORK (AP) — Reliever Rafael Soriano opted out of … Read more »

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