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11:45 AM ET, November 10, 2007

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Major Garrett / Fox News:
Clinton Campaign Confirms Planting Town Hall Question, Says It Won't Happen Again  —  SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton's campaign admitted Friday that it planted a global warming question in Newton, Iowa, Tuesday during a town hall meeting to discuss clean energy.
Charles McGrath / New York Times:
Norman Mailer, Outspoken Novelist, Dies at 84  —  Norman Mailer, the combative, controversial and often outspoken novelist who loomed over American letters longer and larger than any writer of his generation, died today at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York.  He was 84.
William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
Say It's So, Joe  —  Vice President Lieberman?  —  If a senator gives a speech, and no major newspaper reports it, does it matter?  Joe Lieberman spoke in Washington Thursday on "the politics of national security."  The next day, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today ignored his talk.
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Edward Luce / Financial Times:
Lieberman hits out at 'paranoid' Democrats
Discussion: Eunomia and Democratic Strategist
Fox News:
Lieberman Blasts Democrats Over Partisan-Driven Foreign Policy
Discussion: Drew Cline
Richard Landes / Pajamas Media:
AL-DURA AND THE "PUBLIC SECRET" OF MIDDLE EAST JOURNALISM  —  The evidence emerging from the ongoing Al Dura trial in France indicates that Western journalists are fully aware that some of the footage they use in their reports on the Mideast conflict is staged, charges Richard Landes.
Discussion: Power Line
Bob Egelko / San Francisco Chronicle:
Feinstein backs legal immunity for telecom firms in wiretap cases  —  Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday that she favors legal immunity for telecommunications companies that allegedly shared millions of customers' telephone and e-mail messages and records with the government …
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Lambert / Corrente:
Feinstein: Blowjob worse than violating rights of millions: 1999 …
Stephen Labaton / New York Times:
F.C.C. Planning Rules to Open Cable Market  —  The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to impose significant new regulations to open the cable television market to independent programmers and rival video services after determining that cable companies have become too dominant in the industry, senior commission officials said.
Los Angeles Times:
LAPD defends Muslim mapping effort  —  PRAYERS: Worshipers arrive at the King Fahd Mosque on Friday.  Skeptics of the police program say U.S. Muslims are dispersed, reject extremism, are generally satisfied with their lives and have little in common with their counterparts in Europe, where low-income enclaves can breed terrorism.
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:
TPM's Ultimate Kerik Scandal List!  —  No rundown of Bernard Kerik's ethical shortcomings could ever hope to be comprehensive, but we've done our best.  So here, without any further ado, is our grand catalogue.  Thanks to TPMm research hounds Adrianne Jeffries, Will Thomas and Peter Sheehy and TPMm readers for all the help.
Telegraph:
Dr Bari: Government stoking Muslim tension  —  The head of the Muslim Council of Britain does not mince his words on integration, report Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson  —  There is fear and loathing in Britain.  This week, the head of MI5 claimed there were 2,000 people involved …
Discussion: Death, Yourish.com and Jihad Watch
Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés / The Moderate Voice:
Veterans' Day 2007: Our Brothers and Sisters On the Job  —  Here at the Iraq War Today website, there are some great "working" pictures of our brothers and sisters in Iraq and Afghanistan, very different from many 'news' pictures we see daily, especially those of soldiers ordered away …
Discussion: protein wisdom
Associated Press:
Anti-abortion postings ordered removed  —  PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge ordered an anti-abortion activist to remove Web site postings that authorities said exhorted readers to kill an abortion provider by shooting her in the head.  —  District Court Judge Thomas Golden granted …
Fife Symington / CNN:
Ex-Gov. Symington: I saw a UFO  —  Former Arizona Governor Fife Symington will be moderating a November 12 event at the National Press Club where he will discuss the Phoenix Lights incident.  He says he will be joined by 14 former high ranking military and government officials from 7 countries …
John / Argghhh!:
A STORY YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED, AS THE REGULAR PRESS DOESN'T COVER GOOD NEWS MUCH.  —  This post will be up top all day.  New stuff will come in below.  —  The BlogWorld Expo has been fun and useful.  And today's big post was going to be about that.  —  But not now.
Discussion: BitsBlog and QandO
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
Bill Clinton Says His Wife Took the Rap on Health Care  —  Former President Bill Clinton said Thursday that he should receive more blame than his wife for the failed attempt to revamp the nation's health care system more than a decade ago.  —  "You know how much she cares about this," …
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Ali / Think Progress:
DeLay: 'No American Is Denied Health Care In America'
Glenn Reynolds / Instapundit.com:
SOME MORE PHOTOS FROM BLOGWORLD EXPO:  —  Pinups for the troops:  —  Duane Patterson and Ed Morrissey:  —  Bill Roggio:  —  The vital part of any trade show — free food and drink!
Discussion: Pajamas Media and alicublog
 
 
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Kos / Daily Kos:
Clinton campaign lied about tip
Andrew Malcolm / Los Angeles Times:
Obama orders ice cream—and gets a plea too
Discussion: Obama HQ
Manu Raju / The Hill:
Senate approves Mukasey nomination
Edmund L. Andrews / New York Times:
Fed Chief Warns of Worse Times in the Economy
Discussion: FP Passport and WE Blog
Agence France Presse:
Bush plays video games with recovering war veterans
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Udall has decided to run for Senate
Agence France Presse:
Hamas says it will seize West Bank if Israel withdraws
Matthew Hay Brown / The Swamp:
Bush's bishops: Exit Iraq now
Greg Sargent / Horses Mouth:
Presto!  CNN Edits Pelosi's Quote To Make Her Say Dem Congress …
Greg Sargent / Election Central:
Reid Allowed Vote On Mukasey In Exchange For Military Funding Bill
 

 
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Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: the SEC is investigating whether OpenAI investors were misled, after the board claimed during Sam Altman's firing that he wasn't “consistently candid”

Consumer Reports:
Researchers find serious security flaws in cheap video door bells sold by a Chinese company under various brands names on Amazon, Shein, and other sites

Jon Porter / The Verge:
Microsoft outlines the new DirectSR API, which lets game developers integrate super resolution AI-upscaling features from Nvidia, AMD, and Intel

 
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