Washington Post reports that officials of Taliban and Afghan govt in talks aimed at ending war

Report: Taliban, Afghan govt in talks to end war

San Francisco officials approve nonbinding term sheet in bid to host America’s Cup

San Francisco approves America’s Cup term sheet

Connecticut governor candidates Foley, Malloy spar over death penalty during live TV debate

Conn. governor candidates spar over death penalty

Donald Trump considers US presidential run

LOS ANGELES - Celebrity businessman Donald Trump says he is seriously considering running for US president in 2012.

Ariz. governor opposes ruling that lets Mexico offer viewpoints in immigration appeal

Brewer opposes Mexico’s participation in appeal

Whitman spends $140M on Calif. gubernatorial race, raising nearly $30M from outside sources

Whitman spends $140M, much of it her own money

Democrat Brown has $22.5M for last month of gov’s race; GOP candidate Whitman yet to report

Brown has $22.5M cash on hand in Calif. gov’s race

GOP candidate seeking to unseat Ohio’s Democratic governor raised more money last month

GOP hopeful outraised Dem Ohio governor last month

E-mail from NC legislator containing gay slur draws warning from legislative leader

NC House member’s e-mail with gay slur draws ire

Remarks by the President at Reception for the Diplomatic Corps

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Obama hosts foreign diplomats at White House, hailing ‘new era of engagement’ worldwide

Obama hails ‘new era of engagement’ worldwide

Obama returns to Pennsylvania for political rally in Philadelphia ahead of Nov. elections

Obama returns to Pa. for rally in Philadelphia

Chicago black leaders see chance in wide-open mayor’s race to unify voters, leverage power

Black community looks for Chicago mayor candidate

Democrat Caprio has $1M in bank to independent Chafee’s $172,000 month before RI gov election

Democrat Caprio has $1M in bank in RI gov’s race

Children’s group buys $25K worth of ads criticizing Mo. GOP Senate candidate’s record

Ad hits Mo. GOP Senate pick on children’s issues

Government extends state of siege after police revolt in Ecuador

Ecuadorean government extends state of emergency

Greene wants SC Democrats’ chief to resign; says she’s broken party rules by not backing him

Greene calls on SC Democrats’ chief to resign

Dem Cuomo seeks to seize momentum in NY gov race, while GOP’s Paladino tries to revamp message

Cuomo tries to seize momentum in NY governor race

Opposition urges Paraguay’s president to step aside, tend health; aides suspicious

Ill, Paraguay president faces calls to step aside

Key senator demands more than 100 lenders disclose any errors in foreclosure documents

Senator demands lenders reveal foreclosure errors

Texas gov. turns back on newspaper endorsements; criticized for avoiding unscripted questions

Texas gov: Newspaper endorsements a waste of time

Remarks by the President and Dr. Jill Biden at White House Summit on Community Colleges

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Executive Order–Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force

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NFL asks Feingold campaign to remove unauthorized clip of Moss from latest ad

NFL flags Feingold’s latest ad for Moss clip

Statement by the Press Secretary, 10/5/10

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Nothing substantial in 8-point Kashmir package: CPI-M

SRINAGAR - Jammu and Kashmir legislator M.Y. Tarigami Tuesday criticised the central government’s eight-point package announced in the wake of the all party delegation’s visit to the Kashmir Valley, saying it contained “nothing substantial” and encroached on state’s powers.

Conservative Doug Hoffman out of race for northern NY House seat, was defeated in GOP primary

Conservative ends run for northern NY House seat

NFL asks Feingold campaign to remove unauthorized clip of Moss in latest ad

NFL flags Feingold’s latest ad

MILWAUKEE — The NFL is asking Sen. Russ Feingold’s campaign to remove an unauthorized clip from his latest ad that shows Randy Moss pretending to moon the Green Bay crowd.

AP source: Obama to stump in Massachusetts for Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick ahead of election

AP source: Obama to campaign for Dem Mass. gov

Albania mourns death of British comic hero Normal Wisdom, unlikely star during Communism

Albania mourns death of British comic hero

You’re invited to these embassy soirees and concerts in the nation’s capital

DC offers embassy evenings of musical diplomacy

APNewsBreak: NFL asks Feingold campaign to remove unauthorized clip of Moss in latest ad

APNewsBreak: NFL flags Feingold’s latest ad

Congress to hold its plenary session on December 20

NEW DELHI - The Congress party on Tuesday said that it has decided to hold its plenary session on December 20 and a meeting of the newly elected AICC members will be held before the festival of Diwali.

Poll shows Democrat with double-digit lead over Republican in open Delaware House seat

Poll: Dem leads Republican in open Del. House seat

Bill Clinton says Mideast peace deal would deprive terrorists of recruiting tool

Bill Clinton: Mideast peace would undercut terror

Background on the White House Summit on Community Colleges

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Top civilian NATO official in Afghan province says government control of key city expanding

Top civilian sees progress in southern Afghan city

Displaced Orissa villagers get to meet Patnaik

BHUBANESWAR - Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday gave a chance to a group of displaced villagers to meet him in Orissa secretariat after they launched a protest and some of them even attempted to commit suicide.

Ayodhya excavation: Ravi Shankar Prasad takes on historians

NEW DELHI - Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and noted lawyer Ravi Shankar Prasad Tuesday asked the historians, who are opposing the excavation report of the disputed Ayodhya site, to make their points “only in the courts” if they were “serious” on the issue.

Prince Charles dances to tunes of folk music

JODHPUR - It was a hectic but fascinating day for British royals Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles who had come to this historic city in Rajasthan Tuesday on a day’s visit during which he even danced with folk artistes.

Democrat Ellsworth resumes campaign ads in Ind. Senate race as poll shows him behind GOP Coats

Ellsworth resumes ads as poll shows him behind

Nevada Tea Party chairman resigns over recording of Republican Sharron Angle trashing GOP

Nevada Tea Party chairman quits after tape flap

Congress misleading people on cyber-theft allegations: BJP

NEW DELHI - Sharpening its attack on the Congress over alleged theft of its online identity, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said the ruling party was misleading people over the legal notice sent to it and was making contemptuous remarks.

Remarks for Gen. James L. Jones, National Security Advisor at the Sochi Security Council Gathering, Sochi Russia

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Congress hails initiatives to reach amicable and peaceful settlement on Ayodhya issue

NEW DELHI - The Congress party on Tuesday welcomed all efforts being made by the concerned parties to reach an amicable and peaceful settlement of the Ayodhya issue.

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