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While we continue to monitor Hurricane Sandy, we wanted to pass on some of the morning's other top headlines:
— Giants Sweep The Tigers: In Detroit last night, San Francisco won 4-3 in the 10th inning. As NPR's Mike Pesca reported on Morning Edition, the Giants' pitching and strong defensive play dominated throughout the series.
— Presidential Race: "Lawyers Gird For Possible Recounts." (Politico)
— Assad Regime's Jets Bomb Parts Of Damascus On Last Day Of "Ceasefire." (BBC News)
— Publishers Penguin And Random House To Combine. (The Wall Street Journal)
— " BBC Opens Inquiry Into Savile Sex Abuse Case." (The New York Times)