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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

October 28, 2009 - Be sure to click on big red "A1A News" header at top of page for a lineup of news from the past 48 hours

Rock Trueblood's Watchworld: "Not happy with your home loan modification? Hire some muscle and torture your loan officer(s)"

Five arrested in Richmond High gang rape

Don't Expect High-Resolution Photos on Facebook Any Time Soon

Brother of Afghan Leader Is Said to Be on C.I.A. Payroll

NY Times publisher compares print media to the Titantic

"Jaws" comes to life as monster shark lurking off Australia coast terrifies locals

Obama Plan would end taxpayer bailouts for financial firms deemed 'too big to fail'

Shep Smith Apologizes For "Lack Of Balance" In Fox News Report (VIDEO)

R.I. Man Guilty of Killing Wife During Scuba-Diving Trip

Slideshow:Metro Areas With The Highest Foreclosure Rates
High Foreclosure Rates Spread into New Metro Areas

CNN Poll: 7 in 10 say Palin not qualified to be president
Levi Johnson says he's keeping some "huge" things about Sarah Palin from the public

U.S. durable goods orders rise for fourth time in past six months

Car bomb kills close to 100 people in Peshawar, Pakistan

Militants attack UN guest house in Kabul, killing 12

Tough Commute Likely After Bay Bridge Rod Snaps

'Hot Mormon Muffins' Calendar Debuts

WSJ: Photos for the Day - 27 Oct 09

Art Cashin: Dollar Carry Trade Could Cause Big Pullback

Andre Agassi Admits Using Crystal Meth

U.S.: Leading the World in Mobile eBook Use

U2 to play free show to mark fall of Berlin Wall

"Where the wild things are" girl who lit up Internet chat rooms last week is finally revealed

October 27, 2009 - To see all news from the past 24 - 48 hours, click on the big red "A1A News" header at top of this page

Defense Rests in Tennessee Torture Slay of Christopher Newsom and Channon Christian

Google Voice Frees Your Voicemail, and Your Number

8 more US troops killed in Afghanistan within the last 12 hours

Case-Shiller index shows home prices rose in most major cities in August

U.S. official resigns over Afghan war

Ex-A.I.G. Chief Is Back, Luring Talent From Rescued Firm

60 Minutes: Medicare Fraud Bigger Than Cocaine In Florida

Child porn victim seeks restitution

How the New York Fed's secret decision on AIG swaps cost the American taxpayers $13 Billion

Where will NASA's next giant step take us?

Rudy Giuliani: "The Indecider"

The Sex Diaries

RNC keeps racist pics on Facebook for nearly a week

If you missed out on Housing Credit of $8,000, don't fear . . . you'll make it back and more as housing prices continue to fall

Bidens says the new recovery is in progress in Cleveland because of the Stimulus Bill

Get Ready: The Case-Shiller Will Show Housing Is Falling Again

How the Public Option in the Healthcare Bill went from DOA to alive and kicking

House Democrats John Adler, Carolyn Maloney Move To Weaken Investor Protection Bill

Retirement Readiness Drops on Housing Slump, Nationwide Says

Oil Little Changed Around $78 on Forecast U.S. Supplies Grew

Fox News ratings soar, while CNN and MSNBC crater

Experts see rebounding economy shedding jobs

Hitchens: Christianity is a fraud if it’s not literally true

Pirates seize British couple off coast of Somalia

Obama to give $3.4 billion in grants for smart grid

WSJ: Photos for the Day - 26 Oct 09

Monday, October 26, 2009

October 26, 2009 Extra Edition - Click on red "A1A News" header to see all the news from the past 24 - 48 hours

Big Picture Blog looks at "Afghanistan, October, 2009"

Image of Virgin Mary found in bird dropping

California's response to budget woes: ignore it with real unemployment now pushing 23%

25 yr old Washington Redskin's cheerleader wannabe now "walking backwards" after H1N1 flu vaccination

CNN tries to repair damage with Latinos, but Lou Dobbs remains an open, bleeding sore

Fortune: 10 things Google has taught us

Pakistani police arrest 11 Iranian Revolutionary Guards near border

Newsweek's Fareed Zakaria: "A Third Surge? The Troops Need A Smarter Vision"

The President relies on Google execs for tech and economic advice as his own regulators scrutinize the online-ad behemoth. Is the romance starting to sour?

Old friend of bankers, Senator Chris Dodd, asks for immediate freeze on credit card rates

WSJ Photo Journal: "From Raw Stone to Gem"

Serial Killers Shaped by Society, Study Claims

FBI: 52 children recovered, 60 alleged child pimps arrested in crackdown

Caterpillar Cuts 2,500 Workers, Recalls Others

Pilots of Plane that Overshot Airport by 150 Miles Say They Using Computers in Cockpit, a Violation of Airline Policy

Medicare Fraud: A $60 Billion Crime

The struggle behind Nigeria's oil production

Business Week: Lessons From Being A Landlord

Former Boston Celtic star, Antoine Walker, deeply in debt and civil suits

Back-Door Taxes Hit Americans With Public Financing in the Dark

The war room: Daily transition between battle, home takes a toll on drone operators

A younger, smarter wife for marital bliss

Jim Kunstler: "Self-jiving Nation"

With Worst Bombings Since 2007, Is Iraq Unraveling?

Hasta la Vista, baby: Ars reviews Windows 7

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is telling the US Chamber of Commerce to get over a parody site that turns the trade group's opposition to greenhouse gas legislation on its head

Former Scientologists level serious accusations against former "sociopathic" leader

DIY Laser Market Exploding, Cosmetic Surgeons Not Happy

Hotel owner tells Hispanic workers to change names

Dallas police wrongly ticket 39 drivers for not speaking English

How shrimp off the coast of Australia might pave the way to better DVD machines in the near future

Palin backs Conservative Party candidate over Republican nominee in hot NY race

'The Crash of 1929' kicks off PBS package 'The 1930s'

Police watching for 'peephole' drivers as winter nears

Capmark Files for Bankruptcy With $21 Billion in Debt

Remembering that women in Afghanistan are made for homes or the grave

AT&T, Google battle over web rules

October 26, 2009 - Click on the red "A1A News" header at top of the page to see last 24 to 48 hours of all news

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WSJ Photo Blog: Photos for the Week Oct. 19 - 24, 2009

James Ellroy's American Apocalypse

Foodbank requests up over 50% in Richmond, Virginia this year

Protesters invade American Bankers Association meeting in Chicago

Forbes: The NBA's most overpaid players

Real-Estate Slump Hits Howard Hughes's Heirs

Reid Lacks Consensus on Public Option as House Fine-Tunes Plan

Netflix movie streaming coming to PlayStation 3

Salvage company raises prospect of expedition to the Titanic wreck site in 2010

Afghanistan: 14 Americans killed in two copter crashes

The first of a dozen polygamist sect members charged with abuse of women stands trial Monday

Probe widens in Galleon case: report

WSJ Photo Journal looks at "Upgrading Mexico's Police"

What to do if the banks says, "The dog ate your mortgage"

Why wealthy people are renting instead of buying homes these days

Feds took over 7 more banks . . . 3 of them in Florida . . . this weekend pushing year's total to 106

R. Crumb illustrates the Book of Genesis

U.S. Considers Reining In ‘Too Big to Fail’ Institutions

Yankees going to the World Series again

Sunday, October 25, 2009

October 24 & 25, 2009 - Click on the red "A1A News" header to see all headlines form the past 24 to 48 hours . . .

WSJ Photo Journal: "Zombie City, USA"

Air Force's Secretive Space Plane Nears Maiden Voyage

Billionaire Madoff associate drowns in his Florida swimming pool Sunday

Fake Obama thesis story goes viral with help of Rush and others who don't know how to tell a fake from the real thing

3 signs of the next real estate collapse

Who cares if Wall Street 'talent' leaves?

A Gathering Storm: What is really going on in Iraq

Banking expert Meredith Whitney feels national housing, which has fallen 33% in price already, will fall another 25% or more

A Long Night Falls Over Saturn's Rings

Ameliea Earhart's Final Resting Place Believed Found

Church janitor held in murder of priest who was stabbed 32 times

Hundreds of firemen in Puerto Rico battle blazing refinery fire

Earnings Reports Give Clues to Who's Hiring

Feingold: Voters Oppose Afghan Troop Surge

Palin's self-trumpeted nat gas pipeline may never happen in Alaska because of her faulty accounting

How Goldman Sachs screwed New Jersey by selling interest rate swaps on non-existent bonds

Will This Week's GDP Validate the Rally?

On blaming the homeless for being homeless

At least 132 dead in twin Iraq bomb blasts

World Series Ring or World-Class Model?

Nigeria actually arrests, shuts down online scammers

Rockslide may close I-40 in Western North Carolina for months

Police vetting more than 1,000 tips, chasing leads in slaying of Fla. girl found in landfill

After the Billionaires Plundered Alabama Town, Troops Were Called in ... Illegally

Taliban or al Qaida, who do we fight in Afghanistan?

Obama declares swine flu emergency

Your Windows 7 Upgrade: Why and How

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