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Nov 5, 2011

NYT Today's Headlines | Top News: Greek Leader Survives Vote, Bolstering Deal on Europe Debt.

 
 
TOP NEWS

Greek Leader Survives Vote, Bolstering Deal on Europe Debt

By RACHEL DONADIO
Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a crucial confidence vote in Parliament and pledged to form a unity government with a broader consensus, regardless of whether he would lead it.

Lawmakers Aim to Stop Defense Cuts if Debt Panel Fails

By JENNIFER STEINHAUER and ROBERT PEAR
Pessimism is mounting about whether a committee in Congress can come up with a deal to avoid triggering automatic cuts.

Cain Accuser Tells of Pattern, Lawyer Attests

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, JIM RUTENBERG and JEFF ZELENY
Multiple incidents of "inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances" led to a formal complaint, a woman's lawyer said.
QUOTATION OF THE DAY
"We're doing O.K., even if we're not doing great. The odds of a double-dip recession are lower, at least."
AUGUSTINE FAUCHER, director of macroeconomics at Moody's Analytics, on the economy.

U.S.

Slide Show: Finding a Middle Ground for the Gray Wolf

The dynamic between ranchers and conservationists over the rebounding gray wolf population has begun to change.
Opinion
Op-Docs

'Focus'

The filmmaker Jeff Scher presents an abstract celebration of the New York City Marathon.
WORLD

Brazil's Long Shadow Vexes Some Neighbors

By SIMON ROMERO
As Brazil projects its growing economic power via large development projects across Latin America, it is being met with wariness and protesters decrying "imperialism."

The Privileges of China's Elite Include Purified Air

By ANDREW JACOBS
Although Beijing has been slow to address its poor air quality, the upper ranks of the Communist Party have been protecting themselves from the pollution with high-end air purifiers.

Italy Agrees to Allow I.M.F. to Monitor Its Progress on Debt

By LIZ ALDERMAN
Acceding to pressure from European leaders, Italy will allow the International Monetary Fund to look over Rome's shoulder to ensure it is carrying out a $75 billion dollar austerity package.
U.S.

Storm Has Vermont Scrambling to Find Beds for Mentally Ill

By ABBY GOODNOUGH
A casualty of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene, the century-old Vermont State Hospital has been closed since eight feet of water forced out 51 residents on Aug. 28.

After Years of Conflict, a New Dynamic in Wolf Country

By LESLIE KAUFMAN
A fourth-generation Montana rancher, Dean B. Peterson, says, "The wolf is here to stay now, and my feeling is that those people who want it here should share the costs."

Life Sentence for Possession of Child Pornography Spurs Debate Over Severity

By ERICA GOODE
A 26-year-old man in Florida likely received a harsher sentence - life without parole - than if he had actually molested a child.
POLITICS

Romney Debt Plan Includes Medicare Overhaul and Social Security Changes

By ASHLEY PARKER
Mitt Romney offered his most detailed plan yet for cutting government spending.

With a Book, the Last Democrat in the White House Tries to Help the Current One

By JODI KANTOR
Bill Clinton's book marks a new and somewhat warmer stage in his relationship with President Obama, one that could benefit Mr. Obama considerably.

Opposites, Obama and Sarkozy Attract, if Uneasily

By HELENE COOPER and STEVEN ERLANGER
Despite their differences, President Obama and the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, in some ways need each other as both face dismal economies ahead of re-election battles next year.
BUSINESS
Grading the Digital School

Silicon Valley Wows Educators, and Woos Them

By MATT RICHTEL
The demand for technology in classrooms has inspired companies like Apple to court educators through zealous marketing, sometimes inviting criticism.

Taming Unruly Wind Power

By MATTHEW L. WALD
After experiencing energy excesses that could have caused blackouts, utilities in the Northwest asked consumers to participate in a program in which they store surplus electricity at home.

U.S. Adds a Modest 80,000 Jobs; Rate Drops to 9%

By CATHERINE RAMPELL
The American unemployment rate dipped to 9 percent, but the improvement, slightly less than what economists had expected, was seen as mediocre.
TECHNOLOGY
DealBook

A Good Day for Groupon and Internet Start-Ups

By EVELYN M. RUSLI
Shares of Groupon, the daily deal site, posted solid gains on their first day of trading, boding well for offerings by Internet start-ups later this year and in 2012.

Pursuing a Piracy Claim Against Apple

By JOHN SCHWARTZ
David Gelernter, a Yale computer science professor who survived an attack by the Unabomber, won a $625 million verdict for patent infringement, but it was overturned.

John R. Opel, Who Made I.B.M. a Colossus, Dies at 86

By ANDREW POLLACK
Mr. Opel joined I.B.M. in 1949, as the computer age was dawning, and was the company's chief executive from January 1981 until January 1985.
SPORTS

L.S.U. Star Toughened at New Orleans School

By PETE THAMEL  
Tyrann Mathieu was molded at St. Augustine, where the graduates take just as much pride in the wooden paddles once used for discipline as they do in the successful sports teams.

Alabama Quarterback Has the Arm to Win It

By RAY GLIER 
Despite Coach Nick Saban's mandate of not losing games with careless plays, Alabama might need A J McCarron to take some chances and make plays Saturday night against L.S.U.

Along the Route, Neighborhood Snapshots of New York's Progression

By C.J. HUGHES
To run the course of the New York City Marathon today is to appreciate just how different the city has become.
ARTS
Music Review

The Colors and Sounds of Scriabin

By ANTHONY TOMMASINI
The Georgian-born pianist Eteri Andjaparidze performed works from Alexander Scriabin at the Baryshnikov Arts Center.
Circus Review

Rodent in a Roadster and Other Spectacles in a One-Ring Realm

By LAUREL GRAEBER
The Big Apple Circus's "Dream Big" has no lions or tigers, but a capybara and a crested porcupine, along with horses and humans, deliver ample awe, suspense and amusement.
ArtsBeat

An American Dancer Makes a Leap to the Russian Stage

By ELLEN BARRY
An American dancer, David Hallberg, 29, has arrived in Moscow and is ready to begin his career at the Bolshoi as Albrecht in "Giselle."
NEW YORK / REGION
Crime Scene

A Few Old Pros on the Subway, Separating Drunk From Wallet

By MICHAEL WILSON
Observed for about a century, "lush workers," thieves with razors meant for the pockets of inebriated, late-night subway passengers, still exist, even if their youth is gone.

Students Repeat a Poem's Slurs, Surprising the Poets and an Elite Bronx School

By FERNANDA SANTOS
A poetry assembly at Horace Mann School was meant to be provocative, but it went beyond that.
Staten Island Journal

Wild Turkeys Get a Taste of Domesticity, Much to a Borough's Chagrin

By JOSEPH BERGER
Their origin is unclear, but the 100 or more turkeys that have taken up in Dongan Hills and South Beach are multiplying and annoying residents.
TRAVEL

Are We There Yet? When Families Fly.

By MICHELLE HIGGINS
Flying is no fun for anyone. With children in tow, you're in an episode of "Survivor" at 36,000 feet. Some expert tips on how to manage the madness.

36 Hours in Brasília

By SETH KUGEL
Brazil's capital is drawing visitors to its Niemeyer-designed buildings, samba hot spots, first-rate restaurants and awe-inspiring sunsets.
Practical Traveler

A Boarding Pass on Your Screen

By SUSAN STELLIN
Has the era of paperless boarding on smartphones finally arrived?
EDITORIALS
Editorial

The Prime Minister and the Sunnis

Mass arrests of Baath Party members based on dubious claims of a coup plot are fueling renewed sectarian tensions in Iraq.
Editorial

Edging Toward Equality

The need for repeal of the unjust Defense of Marriage Act has long been clear, and more recent examples should give a Senate committee motivation to act.
Editorial

Gov. Brewer's Power Grab

When the governor of Arizona led fellow Republicans to oust the chairwoman of the legislative redistricting commission, reform for fairer elections was blatantly undermined.
OP-ED
Op-Ed Contributor

The Aging of Spanish Democracy

By JONATHAN BLITZER
In Spain, the members of the political class show that their parties have not aged well.
Op-Ed Columnist

Don't Call Herman a Monster

By CHARLES M. BLOW
Herman Cain isn't a regular candidate, and this isn't a regular race.
Op-Ed Columnist

The Best Perk in Politics

By GAIL COLLINS
Gov. Rick Perry is getting a lot of grief over the free flights in private jets he's received. But who could blame him? We're talking the envy of all rich-people perks!

NYT: ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS: Greek Leader Wins Vote, Bolstering Debt Deal




Alert Name: FGC BOLSA - FGC FINA
November 5, 2011 Compiled: 1:54 AM

WORLD / EUROPE

Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a crucial confidence vote in Parliament and pledged to form a unity government with a broader consensus, regardless of whether he would lead it.

BUSINESS DAY

The political uncertainty around the Greek debt crisis and a modest jobs report in the United States weighed on investors worldwide.

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