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How Safe Is Your Ballot? Tracking Voter Suppression, Intimidation on Election Day; Ralph Nader: Dems Face Losses to “Most Craven Republican Party in History”; After Thwarted Bomb Plot, US Military Operations in Yemen Could Intensify.

Today’s Headlines

    * Voters Head to Polls in Midterm Elections
    * Appeals Court Extends “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Indefinitely
    * Gitmo Prisoner Could Return to Canada Next Year
    * Yemen Tries US Cleric in Absentia
    * Iran Delays Hikers’ Trial; Iranian American in US Prison Alleges Torture
    * Haiti Prepares for Approaching Storm
    * Ugandan Newspaper Ordered to Stop Targeting Gays and Lesbians
    * October Deadliest Month in Ciudad Juárez
    * BP Posts $1.79B Quarterly Profit; Firm that Certified Rig Hired to Inspect Blowout Preventer
    * Former House Majority Leader DeLay Goes on Trial in Texas

 

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