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Pink Floyd sets Nov. 10 release date for new album

(AP) — Pink Floyd's new album will arrive on Nov. 10.

Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit 


(AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games.

As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift 


(AP) — With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed.

Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

(AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed more than 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited potential for growth and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.

Twitter parody plays differently in middle America

(AP) — Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.

FDA tweaks food safety rules due next year 


(AP) — The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

Huge license plate scanner networks track drivers 


(AP) — A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers tracks the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement.

Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

(AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl.

NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline

(AP) — Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, the NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center.

Alibaba poised to surge on the NYSE 


(AP) — Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse's begins its first day trading as a public company.