Wyclef Addresses Failed Yele Haiti Foundation

In today's link roundup: The Haitian charity has been shut down, but Jean is still defending it. Plus: Romney opens up seven-point lead over Obama. 

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Wyclef addresses failed Yele Foundation: After continued scrutiny, the foundation finally shut down in September. But Jean is not done defending his charitable effort, Rolling Out reports.    

Romney opens up seven-point lead over Obama: He has the edge in the national poll, but swing states remain close.

Romney says women didn't want to work at Bain: That was part of the candidate's explanation for lack of diversity at a former company. Do  the numbers back it up? 

Sasha and Malia's school evacuated: Sidwell Friends distributed this notice of the evacuation through its emergency-notification system at about 11:30 a.m.: "This is an emergency message from Sidwell Friends School. Due to a suspicious phone call, the buildings on the Wisconsin Avenue campus have been evacuated. We will notify you when further information is available."

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