Libya's NTC elects new interim Prime Minister

The Libyan Nation Transitional Council announced Monday that its officers had elected an interim prime minister. The council recently won in its battle for control over the oil-rich North African country when it succeeded in killing longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi. The United States and other western countries provided air support for the former rebels throughout the eight-month conflict. Gadhafi, whose idiosyncratic 60-year regime...

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HOW-TO GURU: Homemade Halloween treats

Goblins, ghosts, and witches galore; pumpkins, bats, and vampires, all signs that let us know Halloween is here. Trick or Treating and dressing up is fun, but all that candy can leave a person feeling a little more tricked then treated. Instead of filling up on Snickers and Skittles all night, here are a few delicious Halloween goodies that are a real treat this time of year. Popcorn Hands Popcorn hands are as simple as they sound....

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OUR VIEWPOINT: Occupy Movement needs to organize

These are tough times financially. One would be hard-pressed to find an economist who could make a case to the contrary. Just as civilization has in history, it again finds itself in the midst of widespread political unrest during a period of monetary woes; this time, it has the name Occupy. While we at the Telescope understand the underlying point of the Occupy Movement, we do not think the movement can move forward in such an...

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FOOTBALL: Comets blows out Pasadena, now tied for second in conference

Reporting from Escondido, Calif. For the fifth time this season the Comet offense posted 40 plus points. This time they did so only committing five penalties and the defense cooperated, forcing six turnovers, resulting in a 40-6 victory over Pasadena City College Saturday night at Wilson Stadium at Escondido High School. Palomar’s first and third drive ended in a touchdown, a seven yard pass from David Fisher to Nigel Westbrooks and a...

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Halloween events to make your heart race

Halloween is right around the corner and that means San Diego is full of events with spooks and horrors. In the mood for a good scare? The San Diego Haunted Tours offer just that. With San Diego being known as the most haunted city in the West, guided tours take you on a journey and tell the stories of real people who lived and died in San Diego. Tours are available at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Tickets cost $35 each....

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