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Djokovic triumphs at Tour Finals

Novak Djokovic produced a masterful display to end Roger Federer’s reign as ATP Tour Finals champion as the world number one swept to a 7-6 (8/6), 7-5 victory in the final on Monday in London. Djokovic underlined why he will finish as the world’s top ranked player for the second successive year as the Serb withstood an early barrage from ...

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Deoest Odor Eliminating Underwear Surprisingly Popular With Japanese Executives

A product developed in Japan to help those with serious intestinal problems is seeing sales skyrocket thanks to another needy and, frankly, huge market: Business executives with excessive gas. In Japan, executives are buying up Deoest odor-eliminating underwear that promises to magically absorb offensive odors. Well, fine, it’s not magic. The technology was invented by Professor Hiroki Ohge of Hiroshima ...

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Former Slovenia PM sweeps to first round presidential poll win

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – Slovenia’s former centre-left Prime Minister Borut Pahor won the first round of a presidential election on Sunday and will face the incumbent Danilo Turk on December 2, the Electoral Commission said. Presidential candidate Borut Pahor reacts at a press conference after leading in first round of presidential elections in Ljubljana…

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Marines celebrate 237th birthday at Pentagon

Related topics usmc birthday Advertisement As the U.S. Marine Corps celebrates its 237th birthday Nov. 10, military officials gathered at the Pentagon yesterday to enjoy a slice of both the service’s storied history and its ceremonial cake. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, were on hand, along with ...

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Sick, frail struggle most in storm’s aftermath as support networks disintegrate

NEW YORK — Some of society’s most vulnerable people — the elderly, the disabled and the chronically ill — have been pushed to the brink in the powerless, flood-ravaged neighborhoods struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy. The storm didn’t just knock out electricity and destroy property when it came ashore in places like the Far Rockaway section of Queens. It ...

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Sandy relief efforts highlight hopeful news week for cats

Related topics Cat NewsNew JerseyCat rescueAnimal ServicesHank the cat Advertisement This week has seen some very bright rays of hope for the world of cats. Felines affected by Hurricane Sandy are finally beginning to benefit from recovery efforts. CatChannel.com reported on Friday that several charitable organizations and corporations are working to help displaced cats and their owners throughout the areas ...

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Bahrain deploys paramilitaries to patrol city

Bahrain’s paramilitary National Guard has been deployed into new areas in an apparent sign that authorities are stepping up efforts to quell political unrest. A government statement said on Saturday the Guard, a force separate from the regular military, will be patrolling “strategic locations” that have been scenes of arson attacks and clashes. Wider use of the Guard could signal ...

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How Hu changed China: from hoarded cabbages to Starbucks and Jaguars, but new leaders face problems

As China’s National Party Congress prepares for a once-in-a-decade change of leadership, Kathleen McLaughlin looks at how the country has been transformed over her 10 years in Beijing. Chinese president Hu Jintao hosting a pre-congress meeting before the opening of the 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Photo: AFP/Getty Images 7:00AM GMT 11 ...

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Will Haiti host Caricom summit?

EVEN prior to Haiti falling victim to the latest natural disaster with deaths and destruction from Hurricane Sandy there were concerns within Caricom that its most populous and poorest member state may once again ask to be excused as host for a community summit. This time, for the Heads of Government Inter-Sessional Meeting scheduled for January next year. Now, with ...

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