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11:24am

Tue October 30, 2012
The Two-Way

New Bombing In Syria After Ineffective Truce Ends

Originally published on Wed October 31, 2012 5:46 am

An image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, authenticated by AP reporting, shows attempts to rescue the wounded in Idlib, northern Syria following heavy bombing from military warplanes.
Uncredited ASSOCIATED PRESS

It's been just a day after the grudging cease-fire expired between the Syrian government and rebels. Reports from Syria say government warplanes are bombing rebel-held areas with even greater vehemence.

Witnesses told Reuters there were air strikes in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, the city of Homs in central Syria, and a town in the north that's on the main highway between Damascus and Aleppo.

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9:32am

Tue October 30, 2012
The Two-Way

U.S. Home Prices Continue Slow, Steady Climb Upward

A pending home sale in Palo Alto, Calif. on Aug. 21, 2012.
Paul Sakuma ASSOCIATED PRESS

A new housing study finds U.S. home prices around the country showed solid growth in August, 2012, compared to the same time period a year ago. The latest Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Index tracks home prices in 20 cities, and many areas that suffered during the housing crisis are showing strong improvement, notes the AP.

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8:30am

Tue October 30, 2012
The Two-Way

Sandy Deals New York City Flooding, Fire And Blackouts

Originally published on Tue October 30, 2012 2:27 pm

In New York City's financial district, cars floated in a flooded subterranean basement a day after Hurricane Sandy tore across the East Coast.
Andrew Burton Getty Images

People across the New York metropolitan area confronted scenes of devastation from Superstorm Sandy on Tuesday: widespread flooding, power and transportation outages and a wind-swept fire that tore through dozens of houses in the borough of Queens.

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7:45am

Tue October 30, 2012
The Two-Way

A Bright Light During Dark Days: Bloomberg's Sign Language Star

Originally published on Tue October 30, 2012 12:54 pm

Fans like her style: Mayor Michael Bloomberg (at right) briefing New Yorkers about Hurricane Sandy on Monday. At left is his sign language interpreter, who the mayor identified as Lydia Callis.
Mayor Bloomberg's YouTube channel

6:11am

Tue October 30, 2012

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