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5:59am

Thu November 17, 2011
Europe

Silvio Berlusconi To Release Album Of Love Songs

Now that Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as Italy's prime minister, he'll have more time for his music. Berlusconi's newest album is called True Love. It will be releases this month.

5:50am

Thu November 17, 2011
Around the Nation

Couple Celebrates 50 Years With Another Big Plunge

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4:59am

Thu November 17, 2011
The Two-Way

Crowd Gathers In New York, Ahead Of Wall Street Protest

Occupy protesters argue with a passerby.
Eyder Peralta NPR

As the sun rose on Zuccotti Park, a crowd began to gather. Amid the falling leaves and the the occasional shouts for a "mic check," the park was flooded by TV camera lights and the constant hum of two helicopters flying high above the buildings.

It's a cold day in New York and the Occupy Wall Street movement is hoping for a strong showing to mark their second anniversary, but by 6:30 a.m., the crowd was thin, perhaps 100 people.

Robert Segal, 47, said he was not going to march today, but he was here to "support community building."

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4:55am

Thu November 17, 2011
The Two-Way

EPA Takes Action Against Toxic Arizona Copper Plant

Originally published on Thu November 17, 2011 10:40 am

A haze can be seen at night hovering over the Asarco copper smelter, which turns copper ore into nearly pure copper bars.
Emma Schwartz Center for Public Integrity

The Environmental Protection Agency has taken tough enforcement action against a copper smelter in Arizona that has drawn complaints about toxic pollution for years.

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2:32am

Thu November 17, 2011
Business

Would-Be Accountant Takes To Streets To Find Work

Originally published on Mon September 16, 2013 12:37 pm

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College graduates face one of the bleakest job markets on record. Reporter Sayre Quevedo of TurnstyleNews.com met an aspiring accountant who emailed resumes for six months and then tried on something more daring.

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