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McCain Raises Ayers in Anti-Obama Ad

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The Associated Press and other news organizations have reported that Obama and Ayers are not close but that they worked together on two nonprofit organizations from the mid-1990s to 2002

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Cops Nab Pair In Same Vehicle For Drunken Driving

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Fargo police said two men were arrested for drunken driving in the same vehicle. Police Lt. Pat Claus said an officer pulled over a 23-year-old man early Thursday morning.

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Finland's Ahtisaari Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Updated: 10/10/2008 - The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it honored Ahtisaari for important efforts over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts.

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Massachusetts Judge Rejects Holocaust Memoir Suit

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A woman who admitted fabricating a best-selling memoir about surviving the Holocaust by living with wolves cannot be sued by her former publisher because the lawsuit was filed too late, a Massachusetts judge ruled.

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NATO: Troops Can Target Afghan Drug Operations

Posted: 10/10/2008 - NATO defense ministers Friday authorized their troops in Afghanistan to attack drug barons blamed for pumping up to $100 million a year into the coffers of resurgent Taliban fighters.

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Sensitive Palin Ethics Report Kept Secret, For Now

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Sworn to secrecy, Alaska lawmakers have begun reviewing a lengthy and politically sensitive investigative report focusing on whether Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin abused her authority as governor.

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Snowballing Sell-Off Spreads Worldwide

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Stock prices in Asia and Europe careened lower Friday, extending a stampede of selling that began in on Wall Street a day earlier, deepening a global financial crisis that has defied all efforts to stop it.

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Sources: US Nears Removing NKorea From Terror List

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The Bush administration is nearing a decision to remove North Korea from a terrorism blacklist and may do so as early as Friday in a bid to salvage faltering nuclear disarmament talks, The Associated Press has learned.

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Anxiety Feeding Market Instability: Bush

Updated: 10/10/2008 - President Bush said Friday that the government's financial rescue plan was aggressive enough and big enough to work, but would take time to fully kick in.

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Thousands Of Al-Sadr Supporters Mourn Lawmaker

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Thousands of supporters of Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr marched through eastern Baghdad on Friday to mourn the killing of a Sadrist lawmaker and hear a statement from the anti-U.S. cleric blaming occupation and terrorism for the loss.

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Sources: US Nears Removing North Korea From Terror List

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The Bush administration is nearing a decision to remove North Korea from a terrorism blacklist and may do so as early as Friday in a bid to salvage faltering nuclear disarmament talks, The Associated Press has learned.

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Schwarzenegger Optimistic State can Secure Loans

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger tells Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson that he's optimistic that California will be able to secure $4 billion in short-term loans to keep the state running.

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Oil Plummets Below $83 on Global Slowdown Fears

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Oil prices plummeted to a one-year low below $83 a barrel Friday in European trading as investor fears of a severe global economic downturn caused by the crisis in credit markets sparked a panicked sell-off of both crude and equities.

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Former Finnish President Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Finland's ex-president Martti Ahtisaari received the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to build a lasting peace from Africa and Asia to Europe and the Middle East.

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Financial Turmoil, Weaker Sales Batter GM Shares

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Investors were watching to see whether General Motors Corp. shares will fall for a seventh straight session Friday as financial turmoil and a weakening global auto market have heightened worries that the automaker may be unable to pull out of its nosedive before it runs out of cash.

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European Markets Plunge Again, Nikkei Plummets

Posted: 10/10/2008 - European stock markets slumped in early trading Friday following massive sell-offs on Wall Street and Asia as lending rates between banks continue to rise despite this week's efforts by central banks to break the logjam in credit markets.

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