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Unlike the FPGAs, which contain a large number of modules and interconnections allowing arbitrary configurations of combinatorial and sequential logic, FPAA devices typically contain a small number of CABs (Configurable Analog Blocks).
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Photograph: Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images David Cameron joins his German, Dutch and Swedish counterparts tomorrowin Stockholm to discuss Europe's future, and to try to square the circle over the appointment of the next commission president ahead of a crucial EU summit this month and the inaugural session of the new European parliament at the beginning of July where new MEPs will vote on the European Council's nomination.
The Best Evidence Yet That Stephen Colbert Is Better Than Fox, MSNBC and CNN. The news: Jon Stewart would be the first person to tell you that The Daily Show is just a show that followed "puppets making crank phone calls.
" But a recent study by the Annenberg Public Policy Center titled found that fellow funnyman Stephen Colbert might be doing a better job of educating the country on serious issues like campaign finance than coverage from actual cable news shows on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and broadcast networks. "It's the first study actually showing that Colbert is doing a better job than other news sources at teaching people about campaign financing," lead author Bruce W. Relatives-of-victims-of-drone-strikes-drop-appeal. WASHINGTON — The relatives of three United States citizens killed in American drone strikes without trial, including Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical Muslim cleric, have decided not to appeal a federal judge’s dismissal of a lawsuit they filed against Obama administration officials.
The lawsuit sought unspecified damages against several top national security officials for the deaths from two drone strikes in Yemen in 2011; the victims also included Samir Khan and Mr. Awlaki’s teenage son, Abdulrahman al-Awlaki. In April, Judge Rosemary M. Collyer of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the case, deferring to the government’s national-security arguments.
In a statement, Nasser al-Awlaki, the father of Mr. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights helped bring the suit, and the rights center said in a statement that “our system of checks and balances failed these families.” Government officials have said that Mr. Jurors hear of deputies' attempt to coerce FBI agent - Los Angeles Times. Two Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department sergeants showed up at an FBI agent's home in September 2011 and told her that they were in the process of obtaining a warrant for her arrest.
That evening, the agent's concerned supervisor called the sergeants, asking what the charges would be, when the warrant would be issued and whether the sheriff knew. After hanging up the phone, Sgt. Maricella Long turned to her partner and said with a chuckle: "They're scared. " Fox: Political genius Obama gives Hillary book tour huge boost with obviously staged Benghazi arrest. Life — if you can call it that — under Israel’s Iron Dome. I’ve become pretty great at rocket dodging.
As a New Yorker living in Tel Aviv while researching a book, I never thought I’d say that. And yet it’s true: since Hamas began firing rockets into Tel Aviv on July 8, I’ve learned to move quickly. Out jogging when a siren blares? I have 90 seconds to find the nearest building with a bunker or drop down in a ditch, hands over my head. Driving a car? Last Week Tonight with John Oliver takes on a... - Media Matters for America. Ugly Right-Wing Underbelly of the Libertarian Cause on Display at Silicon Valley Conference.
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Photo Credit: Shutterstock, Copyright (c) Christopher Halloran July 21, 2014 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Silicon Valley vanities demand a focus on the future. Mobile.rawstory. By David FergusonTuesday, July 22, 2014 9:00 EDT Veteran rocker Tom Petty isn’t pulling any punches with his new song “Playing Dumb.”
In an interview with Billboard magazine, Petty said that he wrote the song about the decades of child sex abuse in the Catholic church and the elaborate lengths that priests and their leaders have gone to cover up the crimes. “I’m fine with whatever religion you want to have,” Petty said, “but it can’t tell anybody it’s OK to kill people, and it can’t abuse children systematically for God knows how many years.”
Petty went on to say that he doesn’t understand why people continue to donate to the church, which has paid out millions of dollars in legal settlements to the victims of child-molesting priests. New survey shows libertarianism on the rise among Millennials. Millennials are libertarian, according to a new survey.
Harvard University Institute of Politics released its 25th “Survey of Young Americans Attitudes toward Politics and Public Service” last week, showing that fiscal responsibility and social tolerance were top priorities for young Americans. Regarding fiscal responsibility, Millennials disapprove of the Obama administration — 47 percent approved of the president’s job performance as of April, an 11 percent drop since November 2009. A majority also, as noted by the Hill, disapproved of how the president has handled the following eight policy categories: “climate change (51 percent), the economy (61 percent), Iran (59 percent), health care (59 percent), the federal budget deficit (66 percent), Syria (62 percent), student debt (60 percent), and Ukraine (59 percent).” Rick Perry and John McCain tag team against Rand Paul Sunday morning. Texas Gov. Rick Perry called Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) an “isolationist” once again during an appearance on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday morning, echoing his Washington Post op-ed Friday, where he blasted Paul’s foreign policy.
Facebook. 8 Other Laws That Could Be Ignored Now That Christians Get To Pick And Choose. The owners of a chain of stores called Hobby Lobby don't like Obamacare. In particular, they really don't like the part that requires insurance companies to cover contraceptives. Normally, people who don't like a law petition the government to change that law. That's how a nation of laws works. But these men are Christians. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Christian business owners are special. Maine Gov. LePage denies he discussed executing Democratic leaders. But it's a weak denial. Maine Gov. Paul LePage This is stunning: An excerpt from a (not yet published) book posted at Talking Points Memo Monday details how Maine Gov. Paul LePage met with "Sovereign Citizens," members of a group considered a domestic terrorist movement, and—as the Sovereign Citizens reported on their radio show—discussed things like state Democratic leaders being guilty of "high treason" and therefore subject to execution.
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