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Norway-Nobel-Peace-Prize (Announcement at 5a ET)

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize will be announced Friday morning in Oslo, Norway. Nobel prizes in literature, chemistry, physics and physiology or medicine were awarded this week.

US-War-Watchdog (4a ET)

The government watchdogs who’ve raised the alarm about billions of dollars of warzone waste and fraud are falling silent or are missing in action.

India-Attack (4:15a ET)

Three border guards were killed in a landmine explosion triggered by suspected Maoists in eastern India Friday, police said.

UN-Homicide-Report (5a ET)

Homicide rates in Central America and the Caribbean are nearing a “crisis point,” according to a United Nations report.


Heavy rains and flooding have killed at least 244 people, left parts of Thailand submerged, and damaged businesses and historical sites, authorities said Friday.


The U.S.-led war in Afghanistan quietly marked its 10th year Friday with a series of milestones: The Taliban have been forced out of power and Osama bin Laden is dead. But a recent poll shows the length of the conflict has shaped attitudes toward war.

California-Conrad-Murray-Trial (will update)

Jurors in the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor will hear more testimony Friday about the drugs found in the pop icon’s blood. The trial resumes at 11:45 a ET

POL-Occupy-Wall-Street (Will update)

The “Occupy Wall Street” protests are scheduled to go on Friday as the grassroots movement continues to grow, spread to other cities and grab the attention of the president.




South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu turns 80 on Friday, days after a spat with the government over a visa delay that forced the Dalai Lama to cancel a trip to the nation.


Samsung Electronics said Friday it is expecting weaker third quarter sales as demand for flat screen televisions and computer chips falls.


Thirty-two bodies were discovered Thursday inside three houses in Veracruz, Mexico, the Mexican navy said in a news release.


Bahrain will give a new trial to a group of 20 medical staff convicted of trying to overthrow the government, officials announced.


A commission is recommending treason charges against a doctor suspected of helping the CIA target Osama bin Laden, Pakistan’s information ministry said Thursday.


The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize will be announced Friday morning in Oslo, Norway.


A message purportedly from deposed leader Moammar Gadhafi on Thursday slammed the legitimacy of Libya’s ruling National Transitional Council and urged Libyans to take to the streets to protest.


The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize will be announced Friday morning in Oslo, Norway. Some facts, figures and history behind the award:



Jurors in the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor will hear more testimony about the drugs found in the pop icon’s blood Friday, but they should also soon hear the police interview with Jackson’s doctor.


A federal judge has ordered that an official monitor be put in place to prevent discrimination in the hiring of New York City firefighters.


The parents of a missing 10-month-old Missouri girl are no longer cooperating with detectives investigating her disappearance, authorities said Thursday evening.


The Senate pushed back a final vote on a China currency bill until next week after senators descended into an angry and emotional debate over the rights of the minority Republicans to offer amendments to it and other bills.