Sunday, November 3, 2013

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NIGER - FRANCE - MALI: Millions paid to free French Aqim hostages, report ::

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website,, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.'s_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.'s_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.'s_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.'s_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.'s_Most_Popular

Books: Living on Borrowed Time :: Kazuo Ishiguro's novel Never Let Me Go combines sci-fi, existential tragedy and a big fat surprise,9171,1044735,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool ::

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily ::

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.'s_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.

Well: What's Your 'Fitness Age'? :: Scientific research — and on online calculator — lets you assess how well your body functions physically, relative to how well it should work, given your age.

Viewpoint: Why we should say no to Munger dorm - The Michigan Daily ::

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.'s_Most_Popular

iPad Air Shows Off Apple At Its Best, But If You Want A Mini Keep Waiting - Chicago Tribune ::,0,4700242.story

No. 3 Florida State runs away from No. 7 Miami - ::

Couple Charged After Child's Body Found in Trash Can ::

Fireball on Suburban Power Lines Caught on Tape ::

Sandra Bullock 'soothed' by Clooney - Belfast Telegraph ::

Girl Won't Let Prosthetic Leg Slow Her Down ::

How Denmark Saved Its Jews From the Nazis ::

Brain Can 'See' in the Dark: Study - ::

Warren Buffett watch: Amid conservative split, blog takes aim at Charles ... - Omaha World-Herald ::

LAX Suspect Charged, Could Face Death Penalty ::


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