Morning roundup

Top Stories: Looming East Coast Hurricane; Powell Endorses Obama

Good Thursday morning, here are our early stories:

Halloween Horror: Hurricane Sandy Could Be 'Billion-Dollar Storm'.

Colin Powell Endorses Obama Again.

Boom, Boom, Boom! 'Kung Fu Panda' Joins Elite Club With Three Homers.

And here are more headlines:

Syrian Government Will Announce Decision On Cease Fire Today. (CNN)

Millions Of Muslim Pilgrims In Mecca For Annual Hajj. (AP)

Sudan Blames Israel For Bombed Weapons Factory. (Reuters)

Wikileaks Publishes Leaked Files On U.S. Military Detainee Practices. (Forbes)

Colorado Wildfire Damages 14 Homes, Remains Uncontained. (Los Angeles Times)

Deadly Fighting Forces Myanmar Muslims To Flee. (AFP)

Dissident Artist Ai Wewei Parodies 'Gangnam Style' Vid, But It's Yanked By Chinese Censors. (Reuters)



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