Posts Tagged ‘ reason ’

Blagojevich corruption trial observers try to guess what jury notes mean for outcome

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

CHICAGO –  Trying to decide whether notes from jurors deliberating at the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich are good for the defense or the prosecution has become a kind of parlor game for anyone closely scrutinizing the proceedings. Much of it’s guesswork, but many seem to believe the latest note — asking
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No fun intended: Brazil forbids election spoofing (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

RIO DE JANEIRO – Make no joke about it, Brazil’s presidential election is a serious affair, devoid of Jon Stewart’s wry jabs, sidesplitting Top 10
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Patricia Arquette files for divorce in Los Angeles (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Court records show Patricia Arquette has filed for divorce from fellow actor Thomas Jane in Los Angeles. The “Medium” actress cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup in a divorce petition filed Friday. It’s the second time Arquette has sought to end her marriage with Jane, who now stars in
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Oracle Suit Against Google Android Part of Anti-Open Source Drive

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

Oracle Corporation has long held a unique position in Californias Silicon Valley. It is to some the most reviled company in the valley. The lawsuit against Google for its use of Java technology in its Android smart phone software is just the latest example of Oracle’s determination to crush any company it believes is intruding
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HP’s Hurd Resignation Brought Questions About Scandal, Company Future

Aug 15th, 2010 | By technologynews

When Hewlett-Packard announced the resignation of its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Mark Hurd on Aug. 6, it sent a shockwave throughout the tech industry. Although the scandal behind the resignation drew its share of rubberneckers a good deal of attention soon focused on HPs future: namely, how would the departure of its top
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Voice Actions for Android render typing almost obsolete

Aug 12th, 2010 | By technologynews

Tired of having to deal with a keyboard to shoot texts to friends, navigate your phonebook, or do a simple search? Google is looking to make your life a lot easier. Voice Actions for Android has been launched by Google, and its a lot more than using voice to search or dial
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Marine Killed by Drunk Driver in Texas

Aug 12th, 2010 | By usnews

Last year, 955 Texans were killed by drunk drivers. But the statistics alone don’t tell the whole story. For the Stidman family of Richmond, it’s not about numbers. When you talk about the Stidmans, you’re talking about a father and a son. And the only reason Dwayne Stidman is walking today
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Emmy voters favor fresh, complex drama series

Aug 12th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

By Randee Dawn Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:36pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – The Emmy for drama series is the final award of the night for a reason. With all due respect to comedy, it truly is the kingmaker of the television industry — just ask the folks at AMC, whose network will never
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Sheriff’s official: ‘No reason to believe’ fugitive couple from Ariz. are in small Ark. town

Aug 11th, 2010 | By usnews

GENTRY, Ark. –  A sheriff’s department official says there’s “no reason to believe” an escaped Arizona inmate and his fiancee are in a small Arkansas town. Law enforcement agencies swarmed Gentry, Ark., after a couple robbed a beauty salon there Wednesday. But Benton County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Doug Gay says there’s no reason to think
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Girls hitting puberty earlier as obesity rises: study

Aug 9th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

NEW YORK | Mon Aug 9, 2010 8:39pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – Girls in the United States are hitting puberty at an earlier age with overweight youngsters tending to develop earlier, according to a U.S. study. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center researchers compared 1,200 girls aged 7 and 8 in Cincinnati, New York
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