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Buzz on Gambling

Representatives Barney Frank and Ron Paul introduced a new bill aimed at squashing the foolish UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006). Their Bill would prohibit the Department of The Treasury and Federal Reserve System from propos

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AP

Big worries for the nation's first high-tech census should have been obvious when tests showed some of the door-to-door headcounters couldn't figure out their fancy new handheld computers. Now, officials say, technology problems could add as

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AP

It can stop you from voting, destroy your dental appointments, make it difficult to rent a car or book a flight, even interfere with your college exams. More than 50 years into the Information Age, computers are still getting confused by the apostrop

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BBC News-By Helen Birggs -

Professor Philip James said...that action was needed now, even without clear evidence of the best options.

News Link • Global Reported By Geoffrey Hayes
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Strike-the-Root

Entrepreneurs are capable of surprising things we can’t predict, but which will undoubtedly make our lives better. If environmentalists would let free enterprise and market competition work their magic, the environment would get better seemingly on

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HNN

On Dec. 27, news broke that suggested that Means' approach does have some resonance with, if not support from, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council: "Tribe Official Says Council Will Consider Treaty Pullout."

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U.S. Government Accountability Office

GAO says: "To close the fiscal gap under Baseline Extended would require action today equal to about a 23 percent increase in revenue or reduction in programmatic spending. . ."Under our Alternative simulation [much more realistic], waiting

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By Paul Chapman in Wellington and Graeme Baker

"... the immigration department’s focus is different," she said. "It cannot afford to import people into the country who are going to be a significant drain on our health resources."

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AP

Chicago drivers have a new way to pay for gasoline: with their fingertips. Shell gas stations are testing biometric systems that let consumers walk up to the pump, scan their fingertips on a device and fill up their vehicles. The systems are directly

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Reuters

A boy playing with matches has confessed to starting a wildfire that destroyed 63 structures near Los Angeles, officials said. The unidentified youngster, believed to be a preteen, was questioned by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department investi

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Central Valey Business Times

A Southern California couple is facing criminal charges after allegedly being caught with 375 pounds of “bathtub” cheese at an open-air market. They were arrested for selling a variety of unlicensed cheeses to the public and on felony cheese making c

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by Gov. Bill Richardson

Today, we all extend our sympathies and prayers to those devastated by the wildfires in California. Millions of Americans are impacted by this natural disaster. I look at the natural disaster and feel compelled to ask where is our National Guard?

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AFP

Hundreds of thousands of people fled as out-of-control wildfires raged across California, threatening homes and stretching emergency services to breaking point. At least 13 fires were blazing throughout southern California with thousands of firefi

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AP

A kilogram just isn't what it used to be. The 118-year-old cylinder that is the international prototype for the metric mass, kept tightly under lock and key outside Paris, is mysteriously losing weight — if ever so slightly.

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