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  • *Gun owned by Butch Cassidy auctioned in Calif. Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:21 AM ET
  • Givenchy, Hermes and Celine get elegant Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:19 AM ET

    Celine designer Phoebe Philo _ at the top of her game _ produced a chic display, effortlessly. Another of Paris' influential designers, Riccardo Tisci of Givenchy, presented a new vision of style Sunday.

  • Capriles leads huge rally in Venezuelan capital Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:18 AM ET

    CARACAS, Venezuela-- A huge crowd filled the streets of Venezuela's capital on Sunday cheering for opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, waving flags in a show of support one week before the country's hotly contested presidential election.

  • Bonnie and Clyde guns sell for $504K at NH auction Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:16 AM ET

    About two-thirds of the auctioned items were from Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, but items also came from other notorious criminals, including Al Capone, Pretty Boy Floyd and John Dillinger.

  • Storm speeds out of Japan after injuring dozens Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:14 AM ET

    TOKYO-- A weakening tropical storm was speeding out of Japan on Monday after bringing gale-strength winds to Tokyo and injuring dozens of people, causing blackouts and paralyzing traffic to the south and west of the capital. Japan's Meteorological Agency had warned Tokyo residents to stay indoors while Typhoon Jelawat passed Sunday night.

  • Officials mull seismic tests near Calif nuke plant Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:13 AM ET

    Pacific Gas& Electric Co. wants to use big air guns to emit strong sound waves into a large, near-shore area that includes parts of marine reserves to make three-dimensional maps of fault zones, some of which were discovered in 2008, near its Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.

  • Ex-PM in Curacao claims bloodless coup Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:12 AM ET

    KINGSTON, Jamaica-- Curacao's former leader was holed up Sunday inside what used to be his official offices, accusing the acting governor of overstepping her constitutional powers by forming an interim government three weeks before general elections on the Dutch Caribbean island.

  • Hermes' stylish take on vibrant modernism Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:10 AM ET

    PARIS-- Summing up his spring-summer 2013 show for Hermes, the house of the jet-setting fashion buyer, Christophe Lemaire said, "a sharp, modernist traveler." The flight this season stopped off at the Netherlands and Germany _ with tinges of the geometry and graphics of 1930 s.

  • New show goes behind the scenes at Miami airport Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:09 AM ET

    MIAMI-- The Travel Channel has spent years telling stories about where people go, but now they're doing a show on how people get there. "Airport 24/ 7: Miami" offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to move more than 100,000 travelers each day through Miami International Airport.

  • Several thousand people protest Haiti gov't Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:08 AM ET

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti-- Several thousand people poured into the streets of Haiti's capital on Sunday to protest the government of President Michel Martelly.

  • LA mayor declares 'Carmageddon II' a success Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:06 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES-- Traffic was flowing again on the city's busiest freeway following a weekend closure that was hailed a success by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa after it didn't result in the "Carmageddon" of epic traffic jams.

  • Who is vying to replace NYC's Bloomberg in 2013? Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:05 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- New York City's 2013 mayoral race doesn't fully kick off until after voters are done picking a president.

  • Visteon names veteran auto exec Leuliette as CEO Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:04 AM ET

    DETROIT-- Auto parts maker Visteon Corp. has named former Dura Automotive CEO Timothy Leuliette as its new chief executive. Leuliette, 62, had been Visteon's interim CEO and chairman since Aug. 10, when Don Stebbins stepped down from the posts.

  • Ahead of the bell: Jakks Pacific downgraded Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:54 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- The holidays might not be so merry for Jakks Pacific, which earned an analyst downgrade after cutting its guidance for the year. It now expects net income, excluding one-time items, of 68 cents to 74 cents per share on revenue of $690 million to $700 million for the year.

  • Ahead of the Bell: Citi Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:54 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- A Sterne Agee analyst on Monday cut his rating for Citigroup Inc. to "Neutral" from "Buy," saying that he doesn't expect the bank's shares to rise significantly any time soon.

  • Opposition leader: Merkel fails to tackle crisis Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:53 AM ET

    BERLIN-- The man who will challenge Angela Merkel to lead Germany next year has accused her government of failing to address the underlying causes of Europe's debt woes.

  • *Honeywell Int'l buying stake in Thomas Russell Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:41 AM ET
  • UK officer in court on leak-offer charge Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    LONDON-- A senior British counter-terrorism investigator has appeared in court charged with offering information to the now-defunct News of the World tabloid in 2010.. Detective Chief Inspector April Casburn is the first person charged in connection with Scotland Yard's investigation into corrupt payments made by journalists in return for scoops.

  • Ikea stores plan to only sell LED lighting by 2016 Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    Ikea believes the shift to the longer-lasting bulbs will help set an environmentally friendly example in the industry and also save the company about $10 million to $20 million a year, or 10 percent, in lighting costs at its 300 stores around the globe, said Steve Howard, the company's chief sustainability officer.

  • *Oil retreats as gloom pervades economic outlook Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:24 AM ET

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