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Hello and good Wednesday to you,I'm stacey Elgin at the CNN center in Atlanta.Here's a look at what's happing NOW IN THE NEWS.

Stock prices collapsed in London,Paris, Germany and Tokyo over night.Japan NIKKEI index suffered it's sell-off in 20 years.And the Paris Stock Exchange suspened trading because of the stampede.After central banks on three continents intervened the major global market indexes recovered some of the losses.

 

Less than a month, and only one more debate to go until the presidential election.And the emotions are coming to the surface.Last night's 2nd debate between senators Barack Obama and John McCains was contentious at times.At one point,McCain called Obama that one,and Obama suggested McCain's straight talk express lost a wheel.

 

In Portland Oregon, emergency crews are trying to figure out what caused these house to break free from it's foundation and crushed nearly 100 feet down the hill.Luckily,the one person inside the house wasn't hurt.It struck at least 3 other homes and knocked out power in the area.Just as a safety precaution ,a dozen still at home have been evacuated.

 

The son of the Democratic state lawmaker in Tennessee has pleaded not guilty to charges of hacking into governor Sarah Palin's personal email account.20-year old David Kernell was arraigned in Federal court in Knoxville today.He was released without posting bond.Kernell, an economic student at the University  Tennessee is not allowed to owned a computer.He can though use the Internet only for checking email and doing class work.His trial was set for December 16th.Kernell faces a maximum of 5 years in prison and 250,000-dollar fine. 

 

We'll have some good news.Gas prices are down again.AAA says the national average for a gallon of regular is $3.45. And that's down by more than 3cents from yesterday.It's also the lowest price at nearly 6 month.

 

Some people in Kansas're getting gas for less than 3 bucks a gallon.The average price there is $3.10.But it was selling for it's lowest in $2.69 in Topeka.

 

Well,that's a look at the lastest headline for in this hour.Do be sure to stay with CNN for more on these storys and other news of the day.Thanks for logging on.

 

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