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Jul 14, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Wall Street Journal: The U.S. Department of Transportation has analyzed dozens of data recorders from Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles involved in accidents blamed on sudden acceleration and found that at the time of the crashes, throttles were wide open and the brakes were not engaged, people familiar with the findings said. The results suggest that some drivers ...

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Jul 13, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) – A government document reveals that the Obama administration is planning to cut the U.S. nuclear stockpile by up to 40 percent by 2021. The Energy Department document provides details of the reductions that President Barack Obama has called for on a path to eliminating nuclear weapons. The reductions continue a trajectory of cuts ...

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Jul 13, 2010 11 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- BP is delaying critical tests on a leaky well cap designed to finally stop the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico after government officials said more analysis was needed on the plan. BP engineers were scheduled to start slowly shutting off valves on the 75-ton metal stack of pipes and ...

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Jul 13, 2010 3 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Hill: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) supports a legislative process to clarify the rules surrounding broadband services after an appeals court decision in April thrust the former regulatory framework into uncertainty, his office said on Tuesday. Hoyer believes lawmakers “have the authority on this critical matter,” Hoyer’s spokeswoman Katie Grant told The Hill. The endorsement of ...

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Jul 13, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jul 13, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Missing Nuclear Scientists Times: Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan, and Beirut —An Iranian nuclear scientist who Tehran claims was kidnapped by the United States has sought refuge at the Pakistani embassy's Iranian interests section in Washington and is seeking to return home to Iran, Pakistani authorities said Tuesday. Shahram Amiri 6 Jun 2010 First Video Shahram Amiri, ...

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Jul 12, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A new cap has been installed on the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, offering hope of containing the gusher for the first time since BP's deepwater rig exploded in April. BP officials said Monday evening the cap was mounted on the well after two days of preparing the site and ...

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Jul 12, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

SEATTLE (AP) - Consumer Reports says the iPhone 4 has reception problems caused by its antenna design. After the iPhone 4 went on sale in June, buyers started complaining that holding the gadget a certain way could cause calls to drop. Apple has said that any phone will lose signal strength when gripped in certain ways. It ...

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Jul 12, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Jul 12, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Politico: The next three weeks represent Democrats’ last, best shot at getting an energy and climate change bill passed this year. In the White House and the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, it’s moment-of-truth time. People on every side of the energy debate say that Reid must unveil a concrete plan backed by a full-court ...

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Jul 12, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Washington Times: Researchers have long known that the Internet has contributed to pornography addiction by making it so easily accessible — no need to go out in a raincoat, pull a hat down over the face, and sneak furtively into the red-light district. But that ease of access also has leveled the playing field between the sexes ...

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Jul 10, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

New Orleans (AP) - Robotic submarines removed the cap from the gushing well in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, beginning a period of at least two days when oil will flow freely into the sea. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy It's the first step in placing a tighter dome ...

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Jul 10, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jul 9, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

USA Today: A new containment cap and an additional ship collecting oil could effectively contain the spill in the next three days, Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said Friday. BP could start replacing the containment cap on the leaking well with a new sealing cap Saturday, Allen told the Associated Press. "Technically, it's pretty achievable," Allen told ...

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Jul 8, 2010 4 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Wall Street Journal: HIV research is undergoing a renaissance that could lead to new ways to vaccinate against the AIDS virus and other viral diseases. In the latest development, U.S. government scientists say they have discovered three powerful antibodies, the strongest of which neutralizes 91% of HIV strains, more than any AIDS antibody yet discovered. They ...

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Jul 8, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jul 8, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Wall Street Journal: The federal government is launching an expansive program dubbed "Perfect Citizen" to detect cyber assaults on private companies and government agencies running such critical infrastructure as the electricity grid and nuclear-power plants, according to people familiar with the program. The surveillance by the National Security Agency, the government's chief eavesdropping agency, would rely on ...

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Jul 7, 2010 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Embarrassed Physicists Times: Physicists might have to rethink what they know about, well, everything.

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Jul 7, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

USA Today: When you think recycling, newspapers, plastic bottles and aluminum cans probably come to mind. But one researcher wants to add cigarette butts to the list. Jun Zhao, a Ph.D. student in the School of Energy and Power Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China, and a team of scientists found that cigarette butts can be ...

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Jul 7, 2010 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jul 6, 2010 8 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Fox News: Dubai airports will not use hi-tech full-body scanners because they "contradict Islam" and violate passengers' privacy, according to reports — even though the scanners can detect terrorist threats like those posed by the Christmas Day bomber. Neither of Dubai's two airports will use the scanners "out of respect for the privacy of individuals and their ...

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Jul 5, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox Business: As our daily interactions and transactions have become increasingly “wired,” we have yet to see any truly

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