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Saturday, November 14, 2009

In the News, October, 2008

The Boss gives Obama a boost (chicago times)
News roundup: McCain, Obama keep 'swinging at each other' (USA today)
India to seek reform of global financial institutions: PM (Hindustan Times)
McCain scores big on Saturday Night Live (Christian Science Monitor)
New US president must lead response to global financial crisis, says Gordon Brown (telegraph)
Don't Cha wish your boyfriend was hot like Lewis: Pussycat Doll Nicole cheers on as her man makes racing history (dailymail)

Obama, McCain battle across campaign's closing day (ap)
Bush team rushes environment policy changes (reuters)
JeM threat to Sachin: Central agencies baffled (rediff)
For McCain, Lighter End After Years on the Trail (nytimes)
UN aid convoy leaves for Congo war zone (guardian)
Bloomberg set to sign term limits repeal (newsday)
Lewis Hamilton becomes world's youngest F1 champion (BBC)
Republicans Scrambling to Save Seats in Congress (nytimes)
Wanna be happy? Have some ice cream (Hindustan Times)
Obama Leads in Home Stretch (wsj)
Obama, McCain battle across campaign's closing day (ap)
Children increasingly medicated: study (reuters)
Priyanka chopra in fashion
'Fashion' is a morale booster: Miguel (NDTV)
US hopefuls swing into key states (bbc)
AP poll shows Obama backers gleeful, McCain's glum(ap)
Specter of Deflation Lurks as Global Demand Drops (nytimes)
Pope sees physicist Hawking at evolution gathering (ap)
Report: Journalists From Three Newspapers Booted From Obama's Plane (foxnews)
7.5 million homeowners 'underwater' (CNN)
Chandrayaan inspires NRI scientists to return home (india)
GDP falls 0.3% in third quarter on dive in spending (marketwatch)
Obesity blamed for doubling rate of diabetes cases (ap)
They hit Ross in the only place it would hurt ... his pocket (sun)
Chiranjeevi's party to support formation of Telangana (Hindu)
With third option failing in AP, CPM aligns with TDP (Economic Times)
Thousands to douse annual Detroit arson tradition (ap)
Economy shrinks as consumers cut back on spending (ap)
Olga Kurylenko's sex film leaked (Times of India)
Jessica Biel bares it all! (TOI)
Democrats Vie to Shape an Obama Legislative Agenda (wsj)
Katie Green is topless again (thesun)
U.S. Economy Contracted Sharply in the Third Quarter (nytimes)
Degraded, confused and very, very tearful: How one contestant felt after Gok Wan's Miss Naked Beauty parade (dailymail)
Serial blasts in Assam, 20 dead, 100 injured (Times of India)
Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand suspended by BBC (guardian)
Weather, breakfast may dictate your shopping (IANS)
Consumers Feel the Next Crisis: Credit Cards (nytimes)
Pakistani quake leaves 150 dead, 15,000 homeless (ap)
AP Poll: Obama leads or tied in 8 crucial states (ap)
The Stink in Farts Controls Blood Pressure (Livescience)
Preity Zinta declared best actress at Chicago film fest (rediff)
World markets slump; Nikkei at 26-year low (ap)
Alaska's largest newspaper endorses Obama (ap)
Acclaimed author Tony Hillerman dies at 83 (ap)
Financial Storm Hits Gulf (wsj)
End of Battle Centers on Turf Bush Carried (nytimes)
Election revelations: 666 reasons not to vote for Barack Obama (guardian)
Asia, Europe reach consensus on financial crisis (ap)
Cristiano Ronaldo: I am sure to win Ballon d'Or and Fifa World Player of the Year(guardian)
McCain Urged Reagan Admin To Meet Terror Groups Without Pre-Conditions (Huffingtonpost)
Recession looms as economy shrinks sharply (guardian)
Market crash pulls 350 stocks to their all-time lows (Hindustan Times)
New York Times endorses Obama for president (Washingtonpost)
Warm hands, warm heart? Study says yes (Chicago Tribune)
Google's mobile phone goes on sale today for $179 - USATODAY
Shares plummet on recession fears (bbc)

Mumbai second to Paris on Net check-ins (Times of India)
'US missiles' hit Pakistan school (bbc)
US foreclosure filings up 71 percent in 3Q (AP)
UN: Millions suffer food crisis in NKorea (ap)
A small dose of sunshine could help men with fertility problems (dailymail)

Booker winner 'The White Tiger' tops bestseller chart (IANS)
India on the rise: Chandrayaan-1 successfully launched (Zeenews)
Global stocks slide anew, dollar sets 2-year high (reuters)
India launches first unmanned moon mission (AP)
Left praises itself for saving India from global crisis (rediff)
India to build new launch-pad, astronaut training centre (Hindu)

Fashion clashing as India puts on the glitz (reuters)
Sarkozy wants top EU economy team (bbc)
India conquer Aussies in style; win by 320 runs (zeenews)
Telugu film industry is professional'-Bhavana
Maoists kill 12 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh (Times of India)

Many Holes in Disclosure of Nominees’ Health (nytimes)
Economics: Public finances slump to record deficit (guardian)
PM says Indian banks safe; forewarns temporary slowdown (zeenews)
'Drunk' United Airlines pilot arrested at London airport (AFP)
Japan's young turn to Communist Party as they decide capitalism has let them down (Telegraph)
Obama Takes in a Record $150 Million, But McCain Narrows Gap in Some Polls (wsj)

Chandrayaan countdown to start on Monday (Hindu)
SECOND TEST, Mohali: India 469 v Australia 102-4 (day two, stumps) (bc)
Zimbabwe asks for help to save power-sharing deal (afp)
Wall Street banks in $70bn staff payout (guardian)
Bears shave $2 billion wealth off India Inc's Gen Next (Times of India)
Chicago Trader Kills Himself After Losing Millions (huffington post)
Agriculture unaffected by pollinator declines (nature)

China to help Pakistan out of economic crisis - envoy (reuters)
Pfizer to Settle Claims Over Bextra and Celebrex (nytimes)
Oil's Slide Deepens as Downturn Triggers Sharp Drop in Demand (wsj)
Japan Goes Bananas For New Diet (Time)

Tendulkar becomes highest run scorer in Test cricket (Economic Times)
Disco tune "Stayin' Alive" could save your life (reuters)
Dow ends up 401 in another stunning U-turn (ap)
Link between child porn and Muslim terrorists discovered in police raids (Times)
Sensex closes below 10k; realty, power plunge (Times Of India)

The ‘Pratiksha’ ends, Amitabh Bachchan discharged from Lilavati (zee)
Obama extends his campaign into Republican states (ap)
Federer is the richest tennis player ever (rediff)
Worries over economy spread; global markets sink (ap)
AIG lobbying to relax oversight rules: report (reuters)
Debates over as candidates face final days of race (ap)
AI mulls temporary layoff of 15,000 staff for up to 5 yrs (Times of India)
McCain fails, Obama is not rattled (politico)
Asia Stocks Drop After US Plunge (time)
Welthungerhilfe: Hunger Crisis Worse than Financial Crisis (DW)
'I Am Under 18' Button Clicked For First Time In History Of Internet(onion)

Get that accent right with Bangalore's English teachers (IANS)
Madonna 'to split' with Ritchie (BBC)
Paulson: Economy will improve, challenges remain (ap)
Yahoo! Releases OpenID Research (yahoo)
Bottled water has contaminants too, study finds (ap)
Dozens get gas in Wis. for 35 cents after mistake (ap)
Poll Says McCain Hurts His Bid by Using Attacks (nytimes)
Next President to Inherit New Powers -- and Problems (wsj)

Aravind Adiga wins literature's Man Booker prize(Hindustan Times)

Pubs may be family-friendly, but drinkers would like children to be kept behind bars (Times)
Monument teen appeals over Jesus graduation speech(
Ram himself destroyed Sethu: Centre (rediff)
Carriers Say No to Airporn (wired)
McCain plays valiant underdog as once-loyal south looks uncertain (guardian)
Mother was seduced by 14-year-old boy, says judge (telegraph)
A judge allowed a mother who had sex with a 14-year-old boy to walk free, saying that the boy seduced her.
Banking crisis challenges US superpower status (AFP)
Web site lets kids report school bullies incognito (ap)
Adiga wins Booker for The White Tiger
Paul Krugman Wins Economics Nobel (nytimes)
Paul Krugman wins Nobel Economics prize (Times of India)
Paul Krugman Wins the Nobel Economics Prize (wsj)
Bush critic Krugman wins 2008 Nobel for economics (reuters)
7 crore Indians with mental disorder: Where is the care? (Hindustan Times)
Watermelon is a natural Viagra (ANI)

Europe readies action plan to avert global crisis (reuters)
Paris intellectuals make case for porn (guardian)
Power deal crisis as top jobs seized by Mugabe (guardian)
Google extends AdSense to online games (reuters)
6 burnt alive in riot-hit Andhra area (Times of India)
Kerala nun becomes India's first woman saint (Times of India)
Six burnt alive in Andhra communal violence (Hindustan Times)
EU chiefs confront markets crisis (bbc)
Bush: 100 days to the finish line (Huffingtonpost)
Concern in G.O.P. After Rough Week for McCain (nytimes)
The Sky Falls on Wall Street (business week)
Off a cliff (Economist)
World powers pledge to combat credit crisis (ap)
Lakshmi Mittal loses pound 7 mn per hour (rediff)
Former Finnish president wins Nobel Peace Prize (ap)
NATO: Troops can target Afghan drug operations(ap)

French novelist wins 2008 literature Nobel (expressbuzz)
Somali pirates free 15 Filipino seamen, hold 67 (ap)
Web Surfers Face Dangerous New Threat: 'Clickjacking'(newsfactornetwork)
Car bomber blows up Pak anti-terror squad building, 7 hurt (Times of India)
Esquire crowns Halle Berry 'Sexiest Woman Alive' (Hindustan Times)
Asian stocks plunge on fears of global recession (ap)
300 women die for every 100,000 live births in India: UN (Times of India)
Two Japanese citizens, Makoto Kobayashi, left, and Toshihide Masukawa, center, and a Japanese-born American Yoichiro Nambu, shown in these undated photos, won the 2008 Nobel Prize in physics for discoveries in the world of subatomic physics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008. American Nambu, 87, of the University of Chicago, won half of the prize for the discovery of a mechanism called spontaneous broken symmetry in subatomic physics. Kobayashi and Maskawa of Japan shared the other half of the prize for discovering the origin of the broken symmetry that predicts the existence of at least three families of quarks in nature.
3 win Nobel for subatomic physics research (ap)
Two Japanese, one American win 2008 physics Nobel (reuters)
Ganguly announces retirement from cricket (ibnlive)
Global Fears of a Recession Grow Stronger (nytimes)
Ganguly to retire after Australia Tests (NDTV)
Ganguly calls it a day, will retire after Aus series (Indian Express)
Biofuel boom threatens food security, UN agency warns (afp)
6 die in family murder-suicide in Los Angeles (ap)
India's first moon mission to take off on Oct. 22 (reuters)
Gujarat Cabinet approves land for Nano plant (Times of India)
I will retire after Australia series: Ganguly (rediff)
Greatest Indian captain` Sourav Ganguly announces retirement (Zee)
Laid bare: How we became powerless to stop the huge growth in lap-dancing clubs
Simpson guilty of armed robbery, kidnapping (ap)
India coach Kirsten stresses team effort against Aussies (Hindustan Times)
Historic Bailout Passes As Economy Slips Further (wsj)
OJ Simpson found guilty of armed robbery and kidnapping (guardian)
For Treasury Dept., Now Comes Hard Part of Bailout (nytimes)
Tata Motor to pull out of Singur: Initial report (Hindustan Times)
Govt approves 30 pc interim relief to newspaper employees (PTI)
Biden, Palin Clash on Taxes, Iraq in Sharp-Edged Debate (wsj)
Woman, 90, Apparently Shoots Self During Foreclosure Eviction (newsnet5)
US Senate passes $700 bn bailout package (rediff)

Dreier, Kaptur clash on bill en route to House (ap)
Flirting with Palin earns Pakistani president a fatwa (ap)
October remains the month for political surprises (ap)
Senate Passes Bailout Plan; House May Vote by Friday (nytimes)
Senate Vote Gives Bailout Plan New Life (wsj)

Wildlife group expands reach of anti-Palin wolf ad (ap)
US 'casino' mentality blamed for planet's meltdown (ap)
Bollywood workers strike over pay (AFP)
Suspected US missile strike kills 6 in Pakistan (ap)
Stamps on Mahatma Gandhi in 150 countries (PTI)
India is not the first to ban smoking (rediff)
Forex reserves may decline by $39 b: Goldman Sachs (Businessline)
Congress, White House Weigh Increase in Deposit Insurance (wsj)
Lesson From a Crisis: When Trust Vanishes, Worry (nytimes)
Palin, a journalism major, can't name a single source read (huffingtonpost)

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