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Netflix, TiVo team up after 4-year courtship

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Home entertainment trendsetters Netflix Inc. and TiVo Inc. are finally joining forces to deliver more movies and old TV episodes to their mutual subscribers, consummating a relationship that was supposed to come together four years ago.

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AP source: Hudson suspect refused polygraph test

Posted: 10/30/2008 - The convicted felon suspected in the slayings of actress-singer Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew told police he is innocent but balked at taking a lie-detector test, a police official said.

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Exxon Mobil posts biggest US quarterly profit ever

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest publicly traded oil company, reported income Thursday that shattered its own record for the biggest profit from operations by a U.S. corporation, earning $14.83 billion in the third quarter.

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Phillies win World Series after 2-day delay

Posted: 10/30/2008 - The Philadelphia Phillies have won the World Series, capturing the decisive fifth game 4-3 over Tampa Bay in a clinching game that took two days to complete following Monday night's rain delay.

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Stocks advance after GDP report

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Wall Street was feeling more upbeat Thursday after a government report showed the economy contracted in the third quarter by less than expected and after the Federal Reserve's second interest rate cut in a month. The major stock indexes jumped more than 1.5 percent, including the Dow Jones industrials, which rose 150 points.

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Sense of urgency drives candidates to swing states

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Their sense of urgency growing as the clock runs down, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain are spending their time - and their money - trying to win over the same voters in those few states still too close to call

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Economy shrinks as consumers cut back on spending

Posted: 10/30/2008 - A day after the Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate to battle an economic downturn, the government reported Thursday the economy did shrink in the summer, sending the strongest signal yet that a recession may have already begun.

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Cuba Expects New US President To Lift Embargo

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Cuba's foreign minister says his government expects the next U.S. president to respond to overwhelming international demand and lift the 47-year-old U.S. trade embargo against Cuba.

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At Least 56 Killed In Blasts In Northeast India

Posted: 10/30/2008 - A series of coordinated blasts tore through India's volatile northeast on Thursday, killing at least 56 people, wounding more than 300 and setting police on a frantic search for any unexploded bombs, officials said.

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Official: Pakistan Quake Death Toll Rises To 215

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Soldiers handed out blankets, tents, jackets and sleeping bags to earthquake survivors in the frigid mountains of southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, as a provincial official reported that the death toll had risen to 215.

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Accused Skinheads To Face Magistrate At Hearing

Posted: 10/30/2008 - A federal magistrate will decide if authorities can continue to hold two white supremacists accused of plotting to kill dozens of black people including Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.

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Media Warned To Be Wary Amid Anthrax Scare

Posted: 10/30/2008 - The FBI is warning media outlets to be vigilant about opening their mail after a California man was arrested on suspicion of sending more than 100 hoax letters labeled "anthrax" to newspapers and TV stations.

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Fatalities On The Rise In Vehicle-Animal Crashes

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Fatalities from vehicle crashes with deer and other animals have more than doubled over the last 15 years, according to a new study by an auto insurance-funded highway safety group that cites urban sprawl overlapping into deer habitat.

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Congo Rebel Leader Wants Direct Talks With Gov't

Posted: 10/30/2008 - The rebel general besieging Congo's eastern provincial capital said Thursday that he wants direct talks with the government about security and his objections to a $5 billion deal that gives China access to the region's mineral resources.

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Stocks Signal Sharply Higher Open after Rate Cut

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Wall Street was feeling more upbeat Thursday about the Federal Reserve's latest interest rate cut as investors awaited a preliminary reading on the economy in the third quarter that could offer further insights into the likelihood of a recession.

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VW's 3Q Net Profit up 28% to 1.2B Euros

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Volkswagen AG said Thursday its third-quarter net profit rose 28 percent on improved sales in emerging markets and stuck to its forecast of beating last year's sales.

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Shell Reports 22% Rise in 3Q Profit

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Europe's largest oil company, Thursday reported a 22 percent jump in net profit for the third quarter, despite a fall in production, thanks to high oil prices and gains from the sale of operations.

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At Least 48 Killed In Blasts In Northeast India

Posted: 10/30/2008 - A series of coordinated blasts tore through towns and cities in India's northeastern state of Assam on Thursday, killing at least 48 people and wounding more than 300,

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Asian Stocks Rally after Fed Cut; Europe Opens Up

Updated: 10/30/2008 - Relieved investors stormed back into global markets Thursday, sending stock indices in Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan surging by double digits, after the U.S. Federal Reserve slashed interest rates to help revive the world's largest economy and opened new credit lines with central banks.

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Official: Pakistan Quake Death Toll Rises To 215

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Soldiers handed out blankets, tents, jackets and sleeping bags to earthquake survivors in the frigid mountains of southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, as a provincial official reported that the death toll had risen to 215.

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Oil Rises Above $69 on Weak Dollar, Market Rally

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Oil prices climbed above $69 a barrel in Asia Thursday, steadily extending gains as the dollar tumbled and stock markets in the region rallied after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates to boost the world's largest economy.

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Commissioner Files Report of Stolen Signs

Posted: 10/29/2008 - A Johnson County commissioner accused of stealing his opponent's campaign signs files his own report of theft. As for the charge against him, John Toplikar says he was only trying to move two signs of Calvin Hayden that were blocking his own.

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FBI: California Man Arrested in Anthrax Hoaxes

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Authorities say they have arrested a man on suspicion of sending hoax anthrax mailings to media outlets and a congressional office. The FBI says none of the packets has tested positive for hazardous material. It says the arrest is not connected to recent hoax mailings sent to financial institutions last week.

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Stevens Vows to Appeal Convictions

Posted: 10/29/2008 - A defiant Sen. Ted Stevens has returned to his home state of Alaska, telling supporters he's innocent of the charges brought against him and vowing he will be vindicated.

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