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10 years ago, Sunday, Oct 16, 2011

'Real Steel' Is No. 1 Film Again With Sales of $16.3 Million

From businessweek.com | Archived Version

Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- The boxing-robot movie “Real Steel” finished atop the box-office rankings in US and Canadian theaters for a second week, generating $16.3 million in receipts for DreamWorks SKG and Walt Disney ...

49ers rally, beat previously unbeaten Lions

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith breaks a tackle by Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley during their meeting in Detroit.

Amid Breast Cancer Month, Is There Pink Fatigue?

From npr.org | Archived Version

by NPR Staff Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approx. 7:00 pm ET Pink lights illuminate the north side of the White House to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Animals 'shrinking' due to climate change

From telegraph.co.uk | Archived Version

Polar bears are shrinking because of the impact of climate change on their natural habitats, along with many other animals and plants, researchers say.

Arab League Calls for Dialogue in Syria

From voanews.com | Archived Version

October 16, 2011 Arab League Calls for Dialogue in Syria VOA News The Arab League says it will bring together Syria's government and opposition groups in an attempt to end the country's ongoing violence.

Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lopez 'Casually Dating'

From tmz.com | Archived Version

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lopez are not a couple just yet ... but a source close to the pair tells TMZ they are indeed "casually dating.

Bradshaw's Three Touchdowns Help Giants Survive

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

Ahmad Bradshaw brook loose for a 30-yard gain late in the fourth quarter to set up the game-winning field goal. By SAM BORDEN EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - It had been a difficult day for Corey Webster.

EU Given One Week to Fix Crisis as G-20 Warns of Threat to World

From businessweek.com | Archived Version

(See EXT4 for more on the euro-area financial crisis and GMEET for more on the G-20 meeting.) Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- European leaders have one week to settle differences and flesh out a strategy ...

Eagles end 4-game skid, beat Redskins 20-13

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - The sign behind one end zone read: "HEY DREAM TEAM REID THIS: 1-5." Michael Vick wasn't far from that sign when he chased yet another Philadelphia Eagles blunder, an errant snap that rolled to a stop near the goal line.

Former super agent Sue Mengers dies

From reuters.com | Archived Version

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Former William Morris agent Sue Mengers, who pioneered behind-the-scenes roles for women in Hollywood, died at her home in Beverly Hills Saturday.

Four mentally disabled people found in Philadelphia 'dungeon'

From telegraph.co.uk | Archived Version

Four malnourished mentally disabled adults have been found in what police described as a "dungeon" in Philadelphia. By Nick Allen, Los Angeles Two of them may have been held captive in various locations around the United States for as long as 11 years, ...

French left chooses Sarkozy opponent

From cnn.com | Archived Version

By the CNN Wire Staff Paris (CNN) -- France's Socialist Party, which hasn't won the presidency in more than 20 years, picked longtime politician Francois Hollande to try to unseat incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in next spring's elections.

Global "Day of Rage" mostly peaceful, Rome clears

From reuters.com | Archived Version

1 of 27. A demonstrator sweeps the pavement outside St Paul's Cathedral in central London October 16, 2011. Around 250 protesters set up camp outside St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London on Sunday, promising to occupy the site indefinitely to ...

Google kills off Buzz, its ill-fated social network

From money.cnn.com | Archived Version

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Google is killing off Buzz, the company's 18-month-old first try at creating a social network. Buzz will be shut down "in a few weeks," Google said in a blog post ...

In New Hampshire, search continues for Romney alternative

From miamiherald.com | Archived Version

-The race is between former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and a player to be named later. Last month, the Romney alternative appeared to be Texas Gov.

Iran continues to lash out at film industry

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Iran demands access to accused U.S. plotter

From reuters.com | Archived Version

Manssor Arbabsiar is shown in this 1996 Nueces County, Texas, Sheriff's Office photograph released to Reuters on October 12, 2011.

Kenya sends troops into Somalia in major policy shift

From csmonitor.com | Archived Version

Kenya's military intervention into neighboring Somalia follows a string of kidnappings on Kenyan soil by Somali pirates and terrorist threats by Al Shabab, an Islamist militant group linked to Al Qaeda.

Kinder Morgan to buy El Paso Corp. for $20.7B

From online.wsj.com | Archived Version

AP NEW YORK - Kinder Morgan plans to buy El Paso Corp. in a $20.7 billion deal that's expected to create America's largest natural gas pipeline operator.

Live: Bill Clinton's 'Decade of Difference' party at Hollywood Bowl

From latimesblogs.latimes.com | Archived Version

Saturday was likely the first time in pop music history that a performer made a pass at a former president and his secretary of State spouse at a live concert.

More than a dozen cars crash at Vegas IndyCar race

From cnn.com | Archived Version

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- More than a dozen cars crashed in a fiery wreck at the Las Vegas Indy 300 on Sunday, injuring at least one driver.

Obama dedicates MLK Memorial

From cbsnews.com | Archived Version

Demonstrators crowd around the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial during a rally and march of thousands in Washington Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.

Obama drops long-term health care program

From cnn.com | Archived Version

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said she could not see a way to implement the program. WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Citing cost concerns, the Obama administration said Friday it has halted a long-term care insurance program that was part ...

Occupy Wall Street assault: lawyer demands action on policeman's punch

From guardian.co.uk | Archived Version

A lawyer acting on behalf of an Occupy Wall Street protester who was allegedly assaulted by a New York police officer on Friday has called for an investigation into the behaviour of the deputy inspector involved after video evidence appeared to show ...

Packers stay perfect at 6-0, beat Rams 24-3

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers' record remains perfect. The fact that their play has been far from flawless remains a constant source of motivation for Aaron Rodgers.

Palestinian symbol's sons to stay in prison

From ynetnews.com | Archived Version

Latifa Abu Hamid, who was chosen to present Palestinian statehood bid at UN, will not be joining prisoner release celebrations in West Bank, as three of her sons were excluded from Shalit deal.

Perry energy jobs may take years to create

From money.cnn.com | Archived Version

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry says he would kick start economic growth by unleashing the energy industry. His plan, unveiled Friday, calls for creating 1.2 million jobs by tapping ...

Physicists Offer Mundane Explanations for Faster-Than-Light Neutrinos

From wired.com | Archived Version

Faster-than-light neutrinos mean Einstein is wrong! At least, that's what some popular press articles have suggested since researchers with the OPERA experiment in Italy presented evidence of neutrinos arriving 60 nanoseconds earlier than ...

Previewing Game 6 of the NLCS

From sportsillustrated.cnn.com | Archived Version

The Brewers' Shaun Marcum has allowed five or more runs in five of his last six starts. The Rangers wrapped up the AL pennant Saturday night in Game 6 against the Tigers.

Steve Jobs honoured by Silicon Valley

From guardian.co.uk | Archived Version

A man signs his name on a sympathy board set up for 'Steve Jobs Day' in Manila. Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters Some of Silicon Valley's top executives were set to gather at Stanford university on Sunday evening to celebrate the life and genius of the ...

Tigers feel they have just scratched the surface

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

By Paul White, USA TODAY By Paul Sancya, AP Tigers' Justin Verlander and his teammates react during the 15-5 loss to the Rangers in Game 6. By Paul Sancya, AP Tigers' Justin Verlander and his teammates react during the 15-5 loss to the Rangers in Game ...

Wieffering: Time to get over debit card fees

From startribune.com | Archived Version

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2009 file photo, a customer swipes a MasterCard debit card through a machine while checking-out at a shop in Seattle.

Yemen's Sana'a Rocked by Explosions, Gunfire Amid Fighting

From businessweek.com | Archived Version

Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Yemen's capital Sana'a was rocked by explosions and gunfire tonight as troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh battled tribal forces after the country's leader said his opponents are ...

Zachary Quinto: I'm 'A Gay Man'

From accesshollywood.com | Archived Version

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Caption Zachary Quinto attends “The Merchant Of Venice” opening night after party at Espace in New York City on November 7, 2010“Star Trek” actor Zachary Quinto has decided to publicly reveal he is gay in a new interview and on a ...

iPhone 4S: How to Teach Siri to Tweet

From mashable.com | Archived Version

1. In your Mac or PC browser version of Twitter, you must first enable Twitter text messaging (if you've already done this, you can skip to step 5).