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  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange October 4, 2011.

    Stock index futures eased on Friday after a three-day Wall Street rally as investors awaited a closely watched monthly report on employment, which is expected to show moderate gains after last month’s flat reading.

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    07 Oct 11
  • "These voters don't seem like they have given up on Obama," Newhouse, the Republican pollster, said. "They are losing patience with Washington, but it seemed like Obama doesn't come out that bad."

    Their views on the economy are relentlessly bleak, but America’s so-called Walmart Moms — the much-coveted working-class female voters whose support can swing an election — do not blame President Barack Obama and have not given up on him.

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    07 Oct 11
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    C John Sullivan returned to practice on a limited basis after missing Wednesday’s practice because of a sprained ankle. He should be ready to play on Sunday. If not, the Vikings’ strongest depth on the …

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    07 Oct 11
  • President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf speaks at the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) conference in London June 13, 2011

    Declaring women’s rights vital for world peace, the Nobel Committee awarded its annual Peace Prize on Friday to three indomitable campaigners against war and oppression — a Yemeni and two Liberians, including that country’s president.

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    07 Oct 11
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    07 Oct 11
  • Drunk Dutch drivers must fit “alcolocks” to cars

    Dutch drivers caught operating a car while massively over the legal alcohol limit will be forced to fit their cars with “alcolocks” which automatically lock the engine if the driver is over the limit.

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    06 Oct 11
  • Swiss speedster trapped by his own mobile phone

    A Swiss motorist used his mobile phone to record himself driving on an autoroute near Geneva at 320 km an hour, nearly three times the speed limit, police said Wednesday.

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    06 Oct 11
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    Coach Leslie Frazier spent two days contemplating personnel changes, but announced Wednesday that no alterations to the starting lineup are necessary heading into Sunday’s game against the Cardinals at Mall of America Field. And that …

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    06 Oct 11