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Top Stories: Questions In Libya; Rangers Win; Jobs Bill Blocked

Good Morning.

Here's a roundup of the top news stories so far today:

One day after Moammar Gadhafi's death, Libya is celebrating. But questions persist over exactly how he died — and how to bury him.

The Texas Rangers evened the World Series at one game apiece, beating the Cardinals in St. Louis after a ninth-inning rally. Game 3 will be played in Texas Saturday night.

The U.S. Senate blocked a key component of President Obama's jobs proposal late Thursday. In a test vote, the chamber voted 50-50 on the bill. The Washington Post says the $35 billion measure would have bolstered the hiring of teachers and public safety personnel.

Details are emerging from an upcoming biography of Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson (who will be appearing on 60 Minutes Sunday). Themes include his efforts to beat cancer, a chance meeting with his biological father (CBS), and his rivalries in the technology world — particularly with Google (Apple Insider).

And in Thailand, flood waters still threaten Bangkok, with more rain forecast for next week (Reuters). A separate report by Asia One notes that the country's auto industry may lose 100,000 cars to the deluge.

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Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
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Tired Of The Seoul-Sucking Rat Race, Koreans Flock To Farming

More than 80 percent of people in South Korea live in cities. But in the past few years, there has been a shift. Tens of thousands of South Koreans are relocating to the countryside each year.
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Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

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Computer Guys and Gal

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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