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Rare October snowstorm pelts the Northeast →  October 29, 2011

By Lauren Keiper BOSTON | Sat Oct 29, 2011 4:16pm EDT BOSTON (Reuters) – Heavy snow was falling across parts of Pennsylvania on Saturday where thousands of households were already without power from a rare October snowstorm barreling up the East Coast. Snow was coming down from central Pennsylvania up into southeastern New York and […]

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By Narayanan Somasundaram SYDNEY | Sat Oct 29, 2011 3:35pm EDT SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Qantas Airways grounded its entire fleet on Saturday over a bitter labor dispute, prompting the government to ask a tribunal to stop the conflict out of concern it is putting both the airline and the economy at risk. Tens of […]

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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK | Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:28am EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – With the SP 500 about to end its best month in almost 40 years, many would be happy to cash in gains and start packing for the ski slopes. But some underperforming investors are being cornered into putting yet […]

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Officials from the Department of Energy have affirmed that, despite the failure of Congress to pass climate legislation, DOE is still committed to advancing Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), which many experts believe will be a critical technology for reducing carbon emissions and stabilizing the climate. Absent a price on carbon, however, DOE is expanding […]

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The California Air Resources Board recently approved the nation’s first comprehensive program to trim gases implicated in global climate change. Since this historic vote for cap-and-trade, many have questioned whether the program — aimed at providing financial incentives to polluters to reduce harmful emissions — could catch on and have a larger impact on climate […]

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To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 12:46pm UK, Saturday October 29, 2011 Benefit claimants who break the law could be stripped of up to five times as much state cash per week in fines, the Prime Minister has warned. Those […]

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To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 4:08pm UK, Saturday October 29, 2011 Veteran broadcaster and charity campaigner Sir Jimmy Savile has died at his home in Leeds. He would have celebrated his 85th birthday on Monday. Police were called to […]

A grassroots rebellion at Stamford Bridge →  October 28, 2011

Recently, however, Abramovich has sought to move his possession to bigger premises, ones that could generate a higher income. In order to do so, he must first sell Stamford Bridge. And to do that, he needs the freehold. Which is where the fans so gloriously demonstrated their bloody-mindedness. The rules of the Chelsea Pitch Owners […]

Glasgow 28 Ospreys 17: match report →  October 28, 2011

Weir had landed one early kick of his own, and was unlucky when the tugging wind puleld a second effort against a post after 36 minutes. However, the gap was finally narrowed when the fly-half’s third attempt, on the stroke of half time, brought the interval scoreline back to 6-12. Tommy Seymour, the former Ulster […]

Tens of thousands flee Bangkok fearing breach of river banks →  October 28, 2011

By Jason Szep and Martin Petty BANGKOK | Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:25pm EDT BANGKOK (Reuters) – Traffic clogged roads out of the Thai capital on Friday as tens of thousands of people fled ahead of a high tide expected to worsen floods that have inundated factories and prompted foreign governments to warn their citizens […]