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Unable to Marry Gay Couples, Some Italian Mayors Rebel

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:15
Local leaders aim to force national legislators to clarify the legal standing of same-sex couples who have married abroad.
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DealBook: Drawn to Lost Causes, Hedge Fund Seeks to Turn Them Around

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:51
Standard General, a behind-the-scenes player on Wall Street, has landed at the center of visible corporate turnaround efforts for RadioShack and American Apparel.
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British Labour Chief, a Jew Who Criticizes Israel, Walks a Fine Line

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:40
The politically loaded issue of support for Israel comes with a personal dimension for Ed Miliband, who could become Britain’s prime minister after next year’s election.
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Honk: Most freeway ramp meters not based on real-time traffic

OC Register - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:34
Q. Hi, Honk. I had the opportunity to use an on-ramp near Fairview Street to the eastbound 22 freeway Sunday morning around 9. Although there was no noticeable traffic on the 22, the ramp meters were in operation. Like a good boy, I stopped and...
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Help us find O.C.'s creepiest haunted houses

OC Register - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:51
Do you know of a house in Orange County where the homeowner created great Halloween special effects or bone-chilling sounds? If you've got your own demonic digs, or you've noticed a standout, fright-filled house in your neighborhood this year, email...
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Tenacious D's Festival Supreme returns to Los Angeles Saturday

OC Register - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:48
When actors and musicians Jack Black and Kyle Gass, who together make up comedy rock band Tenacious D, sat down to figure out how to make their second annual Festival Supreme music and comedy festival even “awesomer,” there was certainly no...
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Poll: Jerry Brown carries 16-point lead over Neel Kashkari for governor

OC Register - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:43
SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown continues to lead his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, by a double-digit margin while support for Brown’s rainy day fund measure is gaining ground, according to a Public Policy Institute of California poll...
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Possible Ebola Carrier Placed in Isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:30
The doctor who is being tested to determine if he has the virus, had treated Ebola patients in Guinea. Health authorities are tracing anyone who might have come into contact with him recently.






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A Dylan Thomas Centennial in New York

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:18
The 92nd Street Y is marking the centennial of Dylan Thomas’s birth with an exhibition and a revival of his 1953 radio play “Under Milk Wood” this weekend.
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Amazon’s Stock Falls as Loss Exceeds Forecasts

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:50
The online retailer was also cautious in its outlook for the fourth quarter, saying it would make less than last year.






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Paul Allen to Give $100 Million to Tackle Ebola Crisis

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:41
The Microsoft co-founder said he hoped to help coordinate disparate fund-raising efforts.
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Motherlode Blog: Looking at Soccer’s Concussion Risk, and Asking It to Change

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:35
Talking to kids about personal safety is like talking about retirement planning. We can’t expect them not to play the game to win—so if heading the ball puts kids in danger, then soccer has to change the rules.
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Possible Ebola Carrier Placed in Isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:30
The doctor who is being tested to determine if he has the Ebola virus returned from Guinea on Oct. 14. He developed a 103-degree fever Thursday. Health authorities have started to trace anyone who might have come into contact with him.






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Old Masters at the Top of Their Game

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:15
After 80, some people don’t retire, despite being rich in the rewards of substantial and celebrated careers. They reign.






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Boko Haram Abducts More Women, Despite Claims of Nigeria Cease-Fire

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:50
A bishop described a situation much like the one last April when more than 200 schoolgirls were taken in a kidnapping that attracted worldwide attention.






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News in photos: Kat Von D, gold nugget for sale, pencils stabbed in eyes

OC Register - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:58
News in photos: Kat Von D, gold nugget for sale, pencils stabbed in eyes
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Ottawa Gunman’s Family Releases Statement

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:55
The parents of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man authorities identified as the gunman, expressed grief over the shooting.






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Books of The Times: ‘The Secret History of Wonder Woman,’ by Jill Lepore

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:20
“The Secret History of Wonder Woman,” by Jill Lepore, is fundamentally a biography of Wonder Woman’s larger-than-life creator, William Moulton Marston.
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Listening Post: The Latest North Korean Mystery: A Diplomatic Charm Offensive

New York Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:07
A series of gestures by the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, most dramatically the release of an imprisoned American tourist, has raised hopes of a rapprochement with the United States.
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Congressional races heat up as election approaches

OC Register - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:52
All seven congressional races in Orange County are heating up as six challengers try to unseat incumbents despite long odds. The seventh race features a Republican and Democrat fighting to replace the retiring John Campbell. Seven of the candidates...
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