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Italy/Ireland unemployment rising

Italy/Ireland unemployment rising

Italy March Unemployment Rate Increases to 8.3% as Recovery Loses Momentum The unemployment rate rose to 8.3 percent from a revised 8.2 percent in February, Rome-based national statistics institute Istat said in a...

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Former Texas Representative “Jim” Solis Admits to Role in Limas Extortion Scheme

Former Texas Representative “Jim” Solis Admits to Role in Limas Extortion Scheme

Former Texas representative Jose Santiago “Jim” Solis, has been convicted of aiding and abetting the extortion by former state district judge Abel Corral Limas, United States Attorney José Angel Moreno announced today. At...

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UPDATE: Explosive Barges In Place

UPDATE: Explosive Barges In Place

The explosive packed vessel that could destroy part of the Birds Point Levee in Mississippi County, Missouri is in place. That barge was moved from Hickman, Kentucky. The Army Corps of Engineers plans...

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Greenpeace marine radiation monitoring blocked by Japanese government

Greenpeace marine radiation monitoring blocked by Japanese government

The Japanese Government has refused to grant Greenpeace permission to carry out independent radiation monitoring within the country’s 12 mile territorial waters, approving only a much more limited programme further out to sea....

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30. 04. 2011
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HSBC under fire over leading role in land deals for Mubarak regime

HSBC under fire over leading role in land deals for Mubarak regime

Bank secured more than £450m for property developers now facing corruption charges. HSBC faces accusations that it helped to enrich senior Egyptian political and business figures now at the centre of corruption investigations....

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29. 04. 2011
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UPDATE:Feds investigating New Mexico plane crash into lake

UPDATE:Feds investigating New Mexico plane crash into lake

Investigators have released more information of a New Mexico airplane crash with Idaho ties that has the Drug Enforcement Administration involved. On Sunday, a small Cessna registered to a Caldwell crashed into Heron...

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29. 04. 2011
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Ubuntu 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’ Release

Ubuntu 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’ Release

What’s new in Ubuntu 11.04? from Canonical Design on Vimeo.   >> Ubuntu

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29. 04. 2011
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PepsiCo Social Vending [social engineering]

PepsiCo Social Vending [social engineering]

  >> TECCA

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29. 04. 2011
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McDonald’s April 19 Hiring Push Lands 62,000 Employees[Serfs]

McDonald’s April 19 Hiring Push Lands 62,000 Employees[Serfs]

McDonald’s Corp.’s (MCD) has hired 62,000 full- and part-time employees in conjunction with what it called National Hiring  Day on April 19. She says the company received about 1,000,000 applicants as part of...

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29. 04. 2011
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Spanish Unemployment Rate Rises to More Than 21% as Inflation Accelerates

Spanish Unemployment Rate Rises to More Than 21% as Inflation Accelerates

Spanish unemployment, the highest in Europe, rose more than expected as inflation accelerated and retail sales plunged, undermining the nation’s recovery from its worst recession in six decades. Joblessness rose to 21.3 percent...

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28. 04. 2011
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Convicted RFK assassin says girl manipulated him

Convicted RFK assassin says girl manipulated him

Convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan was manipulated by a seductive girl in a mind control plot to shoot Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and his bullets did not kill the presidential candidate, lawyers for Sirhan...

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Strontium-89 from Japan found in Big Island milk

Strontium-89 from Japan found in Big Island milk

The state Health Department confirmed that strontium-89 from Japan’s nuclear release was detected in Big Island dairy milk after a nationwide high level of cesium also was found in the same April 4...

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28. 04. 2011
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DARPA Caterpillar Robotics

DARPA Caterpillar Robotics

The GoQBot is a soft-bodied silicone robot that’s four inches long and has actuators made of shape-memory alloy coils. This allows it to have a push-off time of less than 250 milliseconds, which...

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28. 04. 2011
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Missouri county starts evacuations as Corps decides levee fate

Missouri county starts evacuations as Corps decides levee fate

A rural Missouri county was evacuating residents on Wednesday from a 130,000-acre area that will be flooded if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decides to blow up a Mississippi River levee. The...

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27. 04. 2011
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Drug Cartels In Mexico And Colombia Allegedly Supplied With Weapons From Honduran Military

Drug Cartels In Mexico And Colombia Allegedly Supplied With Weapons From Honduran Military

Gun stores on the U.S.-Mexico border have recently been criticized for their firearms ending up in the hands of drug cartels. However, a 2008 diplomatic cable obtained by Wikileaks draws light on another...

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Saudi Arabia detains bloggers over protest

Saudi Arabia detains bloggers over protest

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have detained two Shi’ite bloggers this week for taking part in demonstrations in the country’s oil-producing Eastern Province, a Shi’ite website and activists said on Wednesday. Shi’ite website, www.rasid.com,...

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Microsoft issues phishing alert for Xbox Live

Microsoft issues phishing alert for Xbox Live

Now Microsoft is experiencing its own online problems.Modern Warfare 2 is suffering phishing attacks, it seems. Microsoft today issued a Service Alert for Xbox Live to warn users of a security risk. The...

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Cocaine-Laden Plane Came from Ariz.

Cocaine-Laden Plane Came from Ariz.

Update Investigators have determined that the cocaine-loaded plane that crashed in northern New Mexico’s Heron Lake came from the Prescott, Ariz., area. Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the...

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William S. Burroughs On Trial for Corrupting Turkish Morals

William S. Burroughs On Trial for Corrupting Turkish Morals

William S. Burroughs died in 1997, but he’s still causing trouble. The Turkish Prime Minister’s Council for Protecting Minors from Explicit Publications has accused Burroughs of “incompliance with moral norms” and “hurting people’s...

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27. 04. 2011
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Robot Wars

Robot Wars

  >> SBS Dateline

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Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

2011 Great Central U.S. ShakeOut on April 28 at 10:15 a.m.! >> shakeout.org Phantom Report: New Madrid Seismic Zone

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New Heat Pump Could Last 10,000 Years

New Heat Pump Could Last 10,000 Years

The new heat pump consists of many miniature heat pumps as small as one cubic millimeter. To heat a house one needs several thousand of them. They are put together into larger units...

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Kroger Affirms Forecast, Sees Grocery Prices Hikes

Kroger Affirms Forecast, Sees Grocery Prices Hikes

Kroger Co. says grocery prices are rising slightly, and it is passing along those hikes, but it may benefit from fuel prices going up because the discounts it offers on gasoline could attract...

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Camera surveillance which use artificial intelligence to determine human activity

Camera surveillance which use artificial intelligence to determine human activity

A Swedish company in the field of security has developed a new software for camera surveillance which use artificial intelligence to determine the pattern of human activity based on parameters derived from video...

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26. 04. 2011
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Food vs rent & Food Security

Food vs rent & Food Security

Food Security: New Threats, New Approaches In a press briefing last week, Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank, cautioned that the world’s poor were “one shock away from a full-blown crisis” when...

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26. 04. 2011
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US Dollar, Japan S&P Rating, Yen

US Dollar, Japan S&P Rating, Yen

Japan Debt Outlook Cut to Negative by S&P on Reconstruction Japan’s sovereign-rating outlook was cut to “negative” by Standard & Poor’s as the nation’s reconstruction needs following last month’s earthquake will likely add...

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Why Gas Prices Are Nearing Records, When Crude Oil Prices Aren’t

Why Gas Prices Are Nearing Records, When Crude Oil Prices Aren’t

The price of gas is very near its record high of $4.11 a gallon, set in August 2008. We’re only 7% below that record.Yet the price of crude oil, while high, isn’t anywhere...

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File photo of the inside of reactor No. 4 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Fukushima Prefecture

Robots Enter Crippled Japanese Reactor For First Time

  After pushing their way through the outer doors of reactor buildings Unit 1 and Unit 3 the PackBot pair collected and analyzed air samples. The news was not good. Radiation levels were...

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MIT researchers use genetically modified virus to produce structures that improve solar-cell efficiency by nearly one-third.

MIT researchers use genetically modified virus to produce structures that improve solar-cell efficiency by nearly one-third.

Researchers at MIT have found a way to make significant improvements to the power-conversion efficiency of solar cells by enlisting the services of tiny viruses to perform detailed assembly work at the microscopic...

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