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Oct 22, 2011

BBC Europe News: 'Progress' at eurozone debt talks New:

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22 October 2011 Last updated at 19:41 GMT
George Osborne and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde

'Progress' at eurozone debt talks New

UK Chancellor George Osborne declares "real progress" among Europe's finance ministers to beat the eurozone debt crisis.

Turkish army convoy on a road in the province of Sirnak, near the Turkish-Iraqi border Turkish forces 'kill 49 rebels'

Turkish forces kill at least 49 Kurdish militants in an offensive launched after 24 soldiers died in attacks near the Iraqi border.

Rosat (DLR)German satellite to fall from sky

A second large satellite in two months is about to make an uncontrolled fall from the sky - this time the 2.4-tonne German Rosat X-ray telescope.

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Gavin Hewitt Article written by Gavin Hewitt Gavin Hewitt Europe editor

Deadlock in the eurozone

Divisions between Germany and France on how to fix the eurozone crisis show just how complex the issue really is, the BBC's Gavin Hewitt writes.
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MarketWatch | Weekly Roundup: The Week's Top Ten Videos


MarketWatch

Weekly Roundup
OCTOBER 22, 2011

The week's top 10 videos on MarketWatch

By MarketWatch



In case you missed them, here are the 10 most popular videos that appeared on MarketWatch for the week of Oct. 17-21:

A comeback for the much maligned Murphy bed

California Closets and other furniture sellers have seen a spike in demand for Murphy beds, which fold down from the wall. As Elizabeth Holmes explains, the design of these beds has evolved from awkward and obvious to sleek.
 Watch Video Report.


Samsung fires back at iPhone 4S

Samsung is seeking to stop the sale of Apple's new iPhone 4S in Japan and Australia, further ramping up its legal clash with Apple. Shara Tibken has details.
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RIM announces new BBX platform

At its annual developers conference in San Francisco, RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis introduced BBX, a combination of the company's traditional BlackBerry platform and the QNX operating system currently in use in the company's PlayBook tablet. Dan Gallagher has details.
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Apple's new iPhone 4S has some sass

One of the top draws to Apple's iPhone 4S is its new speech recognition software, called Siri, that's designed to talk back. In San Francisco, Ian Sherr hears some new owners' favorite questions.
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The future of retirement

Robert Powell hosts a panel discussion on the future of retirement, including financial risks, lifestyle choices and working in retirement, with benefit experts Joseph Coughlin, Kathryn McCabe Votava and Rick Miller.
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Redesigning the Chrysler 300 inside and out

Even great design doesn't last. So Chrysler invested in a range of exterior and interior design changes to spiff up its Chrysler 300, without significantly changing the car's classic architecture. Joe White reports.
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Intel vs. AMD: which is faring better?

Intel's biggest competitor, AMD, is doing something different from Intel, and they're not doing it as well. Shara Tibken reports.
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Beware danger in money market funds

Francesco Guerrera sits down with Evan Newmark to discuss U.S. money market funds, usually a safe haven, posing a threat to investors.
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China on U.S. Treasurys: no thanks

Ian Talley discusses China's decision to not buy U.S. Treasurys in August, as did many other foreign countries.
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Apple's unique problem: High earnings disappoint

Maker of iPhones and iPads posts earnings growth of more than 50% for the quarter, but even though consumers were seen likely holding off to wait for the new iPhone, expectations were very high, Dan Gallagher tells Stacey Delo.
 Watch Video Report.


Jobless rate rises slightly in region : Business | The Washington Post Today's Headlines

The Washington Post
TODAY'S HEADLINES
TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS
All U.S. troops to leave Iraq
President Obama will withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraq by the end of 2011, ending a long war that deeply divided the country.
(By Scott Wilson and Karen DeYoung)

Groups call for probe into Gaddafi’s death
As scores of people line up to view Gaddafi’s body, videos suggest that he was abused by his captors.
(By Mary Beth Sheridan)

For Herman Cain, no steering clear of race
Four years after Barack Obama campaigned for president, steering clear of provocative statements about race, Cain has floated to the top of presidential polls doing just the opposite. He jokes about race with irreverence. And he aims his ire not at whites, but at blacks he believes have become irrationally attached to the Democratic Party.
(By Sandhya Somashekhar)

A candid look at the life of Steve Jobs
New biography offers a fresh take on the late Apple CEO, who was one of America’s foremost innovators.
(By Peter Whoriskey and Ariana Eunjung Cha)

Fisker balks at Solyndra comparison
An electric car company backed by a $529 million taxpayer loan has missed early manufacturing goals and has gradually pushed back plans for U.S. production.
(By Carol D. Leonnig and Joe Stephens)

NATION
GOP field criticizes Obama on Iraq
They can’t agree on much, but Republican presidential candidates spoke with one voice in reaction to President Obama’s announcement of withdrawal from Iraq: They were against it.
( by Karen DeYoung , The Washington Post)

All U.S. troops to leave Iraq
President Obama will withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraq by the end of 2011, ending a long war that deeply divided the country.
( by Scott Wilson and Karen DeYoung , The Washington Post)

U.N. condemns violence in Yemen
Security Council unanimously decries crackdown on protesters, urges President Saleh to resign.
( by Colum Lynch , The Washington Post)

Why Occupy Wall Street wants nothing to do with our politicians
Occupy does not speak the language of party or ideology, and this has not boded well for a system that relies on polls, predictability and reductive thought.
( by Heather Gautney , The Washington Post)



METRO
Two arrests in D.C. deaths
One arrest was in the sixth homicide in seven days.
( by Jimm Phillips , The Washington Post)

Howard’s homecoming: A brand and a business
More than 100,000 are expected in town for Howard University’s homecoming.
( by Erica W. Morrison and Macy L. Freeman , The Washington Post)

Rockville psychiatrist’s killer held in another slaying
Vitaly Davydov of Montgomery is taken into custody in the death of his roommate at a secure Maryland hospital for the mentally ill.
( by Martin Weil , The Washington Post)

Bethesda-Chevy Chase high’s Color Day turns violent
Bethesda-Chevy High’s Color Day led to injury and punishment Thursday; some said it was an outbreak of hazing.
( by Michael Alison Chandler , The Washington Post)

Lululemon homicide detective has history of looking for lies
Jim Drewry, a Montgomery detective, has a knack for getting suspects to do the last thing they should be doing: talking.
( by Dan Morse , The Washington Post)


POLITICS
Fisker balks at Solyndra comparison
An electric car company backed by a $529 million taxpayer loan has missed early manufacturing goals and has gradually pushed back plans for U.S. production.
( by Carol D. Leonnig and Joe Stephens , The Washington Post)

Presidential rivals debate tax policy
Differing approaches underscore broad divisions between GOP’s establishment and insurgency.
( by Perry Bacon Jr. , The Washington Post)

Ex-Montgomery teacher acquitted of several assault charges
Susan Lee Burke had been accused of choking, punching and kicking some of her first-graders at Greencastle Elementary. She still faces two felony counts.
( by Victor Zapana , The Washington Post)

For Herman Cain, no steering clear of race
Four years after Barack Obama campaigned for president, steering clear of provocative statements about race, Cain has floated to the top of presidential polls doing just the opposite. He jokes about race with irreverence. And he aims his ire not at whites, but at blacks he believes have become irrationally attached to the Democratic Party.
( by Sandhya Somashekhar , The Washington Post)

Postal workers mark 10-year anniversary of anthrax attacks
The deaths of two workers are a reminder of the slow horror and mystery of the anthrax attacks as they unfolded.
( by Lisa Rein , The Washington Post)


STYLE
Hints From Heloise: A family-favorite spread
An olive spread from the past; pet pal news and more.
(, The Washington Post)

Overindulgent trinkets
A woman on the road to engagement is worried that her boyfriend spends too much on surprise gifts.
(, The Washington Post)

Baltimore Symphony at Strathmore
Louis Langree’s perceptive interpretation of Mozart was reliably in place as he conducted the Baltimore Symphony at Strathmore.
( by Joe Banno , The Washington Post)

‘Mabou Mines DollHouse’ gives Ibsen a twist
“Mabou Mines DollHouse,” an adaptation of Ibsen’s play currently showing on the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Stage, is not altogether as bizarre as it sounds, but it is a bit of a circus.
( by Nelson Pressley , The Washington Post)

‘Seeing Gertrude,’ warts and all
Philip Kennicott reviews the National Portrait Gallery’s Gertrude Stein exhibit and finds true portrait of the writer and arts networker.
( by Philip Kennicott , The Washington Post)


SPORTS
Bullis 38, St. Albans 20
St. Albans executed a perfect game plan to hold back Bullis for two quarters, but the Bulldogs roar to life in the second half to secure the victory.
( by Eric Detweiler , The Washington Post)

TV and radio listings: Oct. 22
TV and radio listings: Oct. 22
(, The Washington Post)

Battlefield 28, Broad Run 20

( by Matt Brooks , The Washington Post)

Hylton 7, Woodbridge 0
Sophomore quarterback Travon McMillian breaks free for a 55-yard run to set up his own touchdown run in the fourth quarter to help the No. 5 Bulldogs remain unbeaten.
( by Preston Williams , The Washington Post)

Ferrick shines as No. 2 Centreville prevails
Centreville’s Mitch Ferrick completed all six of his pass attempts for 159 yards and three touchdowns as the Wildcats top No. 18 Chantilly.
( by Paul Tenorio , The Washington Post)


WORLD
Gaddafi’s massive cache of assets
Senior Libyan officials estimate that the slain ex-dictator secretly salted away more than $200 billion.
( by Paul Richter , The Washington Post)

GOP field criticizes Obama on Iraq
They can’t agree on much, but Republican presidential candidates spoke with one voice in reaction to President Obama’s announcement of withdrawal from Iraq: They were against it.
( by Karen DeYoung , The Washington Post)

All U.S. troops to leave Iraq
President Obama will withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraq by the end of 2011, ending a long war that deeply divided the country.
( by Scott Wilson and Karen DeYoung , The Washington Post)

U.N. condemns violence in Yemen
Security Council unanimously decries crackdown on protesters, urges President Saleh to resign.
( by Colum Lynch , The Washington Post)

Clinton warns Pakistan on terrorism
Top U.S. diplomat cites talks with Haqqani network, urges tenuous ally to do more against insurgents.
( by Joby Warrick , The Washington Post)


LIVE DISCUSSIONS
Ask Boswell
Sports Columnist Tom Boswell will take your questions about baseball, the Redskins, the Wizards and more.
(, vForum)

ComPost Live with Alexandra Petri
The Compost, written by Alexandra Petri, offers a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
(, vForum)

Opinion Focus with Eugene Robinson
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson discusses his recent columns and the latest news in a live Q&A.
(, vForum)

Debt Ceiling drama: Why Jonathan Capehart thinks your voice needs to be heard
In his Post-Partisan blog post today, Opinion writer Jonathan Capehart said that "Folks should be marching on the Capitol" in protest of the way the debt issue is being handled. Do you agree?
(, vForum)

Chatological Humor: Monthly with Moron
Gene Weingarten takes polls and chats about his recent columns.
(, vForum)


TECHNOLOGY
Netflix chief explains the Qwikster U-turn
Reed Hastings says he is not considering stepping down as CEO.
( by Hayley Tsukayama , The Washington Post)

Steve Jobs bio: five more revelations
Jobs’s legacy at Apple, meeting his father and ties to the Clintons.
( by Hayley Tsukayama , The Washington Post)

Al Gore on the AT&T/T-Mobile merger
The former vice president thinks the merger is unlikely.
( by Joanna Stern , The Washington Post)

Obama staff had ‘Lost,’ Scrabble on their iPads
Obama staffers used iPads for news, entertainment
( by Hayley Tsukayama , The Washington Post)

Jobs's final plan: An ‘integrated’ Apple TV
Jobs wanted to make ‘an integrated television set that is completely easy to use.'
( by Hayley Tsukayama , The Washington Post)


EDITORIAL
What it means to be Mormon
A deep and abiding faith unknown to its critics
( by Heidi Naylor , The Washington Post)

Kochs are fair game
But was a Post story unjust to the brothers?
(, The Washington Post)

Did Gray tell the truth?
Or did the mayor’s campaign commit fraud?
(, The Washington Post)

Singing for tyrants
When celebrities entertain some of the world’s worst despots.
( by Christopher Walker , The Washington Post)

Searching for Mr. Right
Party loyalty might not save Sen. Richard Lugar.
(, The Washington Post)


BUSINESS
A candid look at the life of Steve Jobs
New biography offers a fresh take on the late Apple CEO, who was one of America’s foremost innovators.
( by Peter Whoriskey and Ariana Eunjung Cha , The Washington Post)

Jobless rate rises slightly in region
Unemployment remains at near-record high in D.C. and creeps up in both Maryland and Virginia.
( by Catherine Ho , The Washington Post)

Hedge fund manager pleads guilty to securities fraud
Drew K. “Bo” Brownstein pleaded guilty to securities fraud for his role in an insider-trading scheme.
( by David S. Hilzenrath , The Washington Post)

Europe’s currency in peril as leaders grapple
As finance ministers began deliberations in Brussels on Friday, hopes for ambitious action to restore the continent’s financial markets seemed to be fading. The deepening travail has revealed that what was once thought normal is no longer realistic amid a debt crisis that has placed the common euro at risk.
( by Howard Schneider , The Washington Post)

The privatization of U.S. infrastructure
As bridges and roads age, and with public funding scant, governments turn to private money.
( by Cezary Podkul | Special to The Washington Post , The Washington Post) 

NYT Today´s Headlines: Out From Behind the Counter | Business



TOP NEWS

U.S. Troops to Leave Iraq by Year's End, Obama Says

By MARK LANDLER
President Obama announced the end of a nine-year military engagement, after failing to reach a deal with the Iraqi government on military trainers in Iraq.

Death of Qaddafi Revives Opposition in Syria

By ANTHONY SHADID
The Syrian National Council, trying to emulate the success of Libya's opposition leadership, has closed ranks in the most concerted attempt yet to forge an alternative to President Bashar al-Assad.

Fox and Telemundo Win U.S. Rights to World Cups

By JERÉ LONGMAN
For a record amount of about $1 billion, the deal shows the soaring growth of soccer in the United States.
QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"Today, I can report that, as promised, the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year."


World

Interactive Graphic: American Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan

Interactive chart of American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.
Opinion
Battle of the Borders
Opinionator | The Thread

Battle of the Borders

While Republicans talked tough on immigration, a report shows that the Obama administration has deported a record number of illegal immigrants.
WORLD

Despite Difficult Talks, U.S. and Iraq Had Expected Some American Troops to Stay

By TIM ARANGO and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
American officials blamed a misreading of Iraqi politics for the failure of negotiations on extending the presence of troops.
News Analysis

Seeing Limits of 'New' War

By THOM SHANKER and ERIC SCHMITT
Even as Washington put a European mask of command on the operation, the United States remains the backbone of any NATO offensive.

U.S. and U.N. Demand Details From Libyan Leaders on How Qaddafi Died

By KAREEM FAHIM and RICK GLADSTONE
Euphoria in Libya over the death of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi was tempered on Friday by frictions and confusion over where and when to bury the former strongman.
U.S.

Wall St. Protest Isn't Like Ours, Tea Party Says

By KATE ZERNIKE
Where Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party differ is in where they place the blame.

Cries of Anti-Semitism, but Not at Zuccotti Park

By JOSEPH BERGER
The Occupy Wall Street protests have increasingly been criticized for flashes of anti-Semitism. But the protests have also, on occasion, had a distinctly Jewish flavor.

Puerto Rico's Plan for Gas Pipeline Has Many Critics

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ
Officials say a proposed natural gas pipeline is crucial to reducing energy costs and reviving the economy. But opponents say the environmental impact will be too great.
POLITICS

Senate, at Least for a Day, Gets Back to Legislating

By ROBERT PEAR
Cooperation on money bills contrasted with continued gridlock over jobs legislation.

Senate Panel Approves Bill That Rewrites Education Law

By SAM DILLON
Anger over the Obama administration's No Child Left Behind waiver plan prodded lawmakers to approve a bill that would greatly reduce Washington's role in overseeing public schools.
Stevenson on Politics

Obama Looks to Bush for Winning a Tough Re-election

By RICHARD W. STEVENSON
President Obama and his campaign have studied, and to a striking degree are replicating, the Bush re-election playbook.
BUSINESS

Out From Behind the Counter

By BRUCE JAPSEN
Trying to build a large health care role for itself, the Walgreen Company is giving its pharmacists more time and opportunity to counsel patients in the aisles.

At Annual Meeting, Murdoch Spars With Investors

By AMY CHOZICK and BROOKS BARNES
Rupert Murdoch apologized for the unethical practices at the company's British newspaper unit and defended the company's leadership.
TECHNOLOGY
Cultural Studies

If You're Happy and You Know It, Must I Know, Too?

By JUDITH NEWMAN
The emoticon has migrated from teenagers' e-mails to professionals who pride themselves on their gravitas.

Rendezvous With Art and Ardent

By JENNIFER PRESTON
Young arts professionals use Twitter, Facebook, and Meetup.com to track down lectures, openings and each other.

Social Media Raise Curtain on Staged Event in Moscow

By ELLEN BARRY
An abundance of applause for President Dmitri A. Medvedev of Russia at an event on a college campus drew complaints from students who said the audience had been hand picked.
SPORTS

From Walden Pond to the Olympics, Swimmer Thrives in Open Water

By KAREN CROUSE
Alex Meyer, who will compete in the 10-kilometer event at the 2012 London Games, credits his mind as much as his body for his rise to the top of open-water swimming.

Epstein Resigns From Red Sox to Join Cubs

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Theo Epstein, who had a year left on his contract with the Red Sox, is joining the Cubs as president of baseball operations.

Double-Play Duo Drives Rangers in the Field and Atop the Lineup

By DAVID WALDSTEIN
In three seasons together, shortstop Elvis Andrus and second baseman Ian Kinsler have come to move almost in tandem, as if connected by a rope.
ARTS
Books of The Times

'Steve Jobs'

By JANET MASLIN
Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs is a clear, elegant and concise book of record.

The Man Who Took Modernity To China

By DAVID BARBOZA
Ezra F. Vogel has written a major biography of Deng Xiaoping, Mao's vice premier, who set China on its path of reform, but also authorized the use of force in Tiananmen Square in 1989 .
Television Review

The Enchanted Forest, in Sunshine and Shadow

By MIKE HALE
Two new TV series - ABC's "Once Upon a Time" and NBC's "Grimm" - are explicitly inspired by the Brothers Grimm and the folklore they collected.
NEW YORK / REGION

Jury Convicts Consultant of Stealing Campaign Money From Bloomberg

By JOHN ELIGON
The conviction of John F. Haggerty Jr. capped a trial that lasted nearly a month and at times cast an unflattering spotlight on the mayor's campaign-spending habits.

Private Schools in Suburbs Tap Manhattan Market

By WINNIE HU
Private schools in Westchester County and New Jersey are less expensive and less competitive in admissions, and some will soon offer buses to and from New York City.

Woman Trying to Shield Children Is Killed by Gunman

By AL BAKER
A shooting spree began about 15 minutes after the last students were dismissed from Public School 298 in Brooklyn, the police said.
TRAVEL

A Man, a Bike and 4,100 Miles

By BRUCE WEBER
The end of a cross-country trip brings relief, but also a touch of sadness. It's one less adventure ahead.

36 Hours in Albuquerque

By ZORA O'NEILL
With new hotels, a revived downtown, and miles of bike trails, New Mexico's largest city has come into its own.
Cultured Traveler

New Vistas for Burmese Artists

By CEIL MILLER BOUCHET
Myanmar artists are emerging from decades of isolation brought on by a military government and international sanctions.
EDITORIALS
Editorial

Will Mrs. Merkel Wake Up in Time?

If Europe's leaders do not come up with a more robust plan, the judgment of global stock and credit markets is likely to be harsh and swift.
Editorial

End Date for Iraq

President Obama's announcement that the last American soldier would leave Iraq by year's end signals a welcome end to the war.
Editorial

Governor Cuomo's Choices

We hope Governor Cuomo is finally taking interest in the challenges facing the M.T.A. and the Port Authority.
OP-ED
Op-Ed Contributor

Running Out of Bandwidth

By LOWELL C. McADAM
We need to change the process for allocating wireless spectrum and get it in the hands of those who can use it to generate economic growth.
Op-Ed Columnist

Occupy-apalooza Strikes a Chord

By CHARLES M. BLOW
If Occupy Wall Street were a rock band, then Nirvana would come closest to representing its passion and angst.
Op-Ed Columnist

Humming to Higher Ed

By GAIL COLLINS
It's that season again! No, not Halloween or fall foliage. But the season for college visits.
ON THIS DAY
On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy announced an air and naval blockade of Cuba, following the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island.