Top Stories: Occupy Wall Street; Berlusconi; Retail Sales

Good morning.

So far today we’ve posted about:

Occupy Wall Street Park Cleanup Postponed

Berlusconi Survives Confidence Vote

Retail Sales Rose 1.1 Percent In September

Bartender Who Famously Shamed A Nasty Non-Tipper Got Wrong Guy

Other stories making headlines include:

— “Spain’s Credit Rating Downgraded Ahead Of G20 Meeting.” (The Guardian)

— “Solyndra Came Close To Landing Navy Deal.” (The Wall Street Journal)

— “Apple Starts Selling Latest iPhone.” (The Associated Press)

— “Perry To Pledge 1.2 Million News Jobs With Energy Plan.” (CBS News’ Political Hotsheet)

— Baseball: Texas leads Detroit three games to two in American League championship series; Milwaukee and St. Louis tied at two games each in National. (

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