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Day: November 4, 2012

11 hurt by bomb explosion in Damascus

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times – BEIRUT — A bomb exploded Sunday near the offices of a trade union in central Damascus, Syria, injuring 11 people, state media reported. The

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Up-and-down day for Iowa’s defense

Marc Morehouse, CR Gazette – BLOOMINGTON, Ind., — Christian Kirksey is a junior and he’s been through more than his share of these. The Iowa linebacker could’ve treated Saturday’s postgame like a

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Indiana rallies past Iowa, 24-21

Pete DiPrimio, The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.) – BLOOMINGTON – Quarterback Cam Coffman paced Indiana to a 24-21 comeback victory over Iowa Saturday night. The Hoosiers improved to 4-5 overall, 2-3 in

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Bulls flat in 89-82 setback to Hornets

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO—Tom Thibodeau’s relentless quest for the Chicago Bulls to be a 48-minute team disappeared in the first 84 seconds Saturday night against the New Orleans Hornets. By

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What’s opening in theaters next week

By Rene Rodriguez, The Miami Herald – SKYFALL (PG-13): The 007 series takes a huge leap in quality under the director of Sam Mendes (“American Beauty,” “The Road to Perdition”), who pays

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Animators zip about in video game realms

By Rebecca Keegan and Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — It was when he cast Bowser, the fire-breathing turtle from Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. games, that Rich Moore first grasped

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How private are your phone calls?

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times- ——— In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the Bush administration monitored the international phone calls and emails of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of

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