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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 8:53pm

USA- In the wake of Superstorm Sandy,  Life is still far from normal in nine states trying to restore basic services after the storm.
About 4.8 million people don't have electricity and many forms of transportation are still not an option as the storm has claimed at least 88 lives in the us alone.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority says 9 of 23 subway lines are still not running.
Much of Manhattan South of Midtown's 34th Street remains in the dark.
New York City Mayor Bloomberg says people there need food and help.

Staying in the US, more charges today related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
This time, it's former Penn State President Graham Spanier who's the focus.
Almost five months after former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys former school president Graham Spanier today was charged today with trying to cover up the actions.
Additional charges were also filed against former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and former university Vice President
Gary Schultz.
All three former Penn State officials have publicly maintained their innocence.

 

 In Mexico,
Mexican marines say they arrested nine suspected members of the violent Zetas Drug Cartel.
Thirty grenade launchers were among the weapons seized, along with assault rifles and 3300 pounds of marijuana.

 

 

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