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Obama battles to contain THREE growing 'scandals': White House evades fury over Benghazi cover-up, IRS targeting tea party groups and DOJ spying on reporters' phone calls Press secretary Jay Carney insists the White House had no knowledge of the IRS's admitted plan to subject right-wing groups to closer scrutiny Carney also says the administration was unaware of the Justice Department's seizure of Associated Press phone records until 'yesterday' The administration continues to spin Benghazi, telling reporters that 'politicization' and comparisons with Richard Nixon are Republicans' fault Asked what action Obama will take on the IRS scandal, Carney responded only, 'We'll see' One-THIRD of committees in the House of Representatives are now investigating the Obama administration Criminal investigation is launched into the AP phone records, with Attorney General Eric Holder recusing himself from the probe PUBLISHED: 19:48 GMT, 14 May 2013 | UPDATED: 09:17 GMT, 15 May 2013 The White House struggled to deflect a barrage of questions today as it scrambled to contain three growing scandals lapping at Obama's door. ‘What difference, at this point, does it make?’

Mendel-GPU: haplotyping and genotype imputation on graphics processing units + Author Affiliations ↵*To whom correspondence should be addressed Received June 2, 2012. Revision received August 6, 2012. Accepted August 24, 2012. Motivation: In modern sequencing studies, one can improve the confidence of genotype calls by phasing haplotypes using information from an external reference panel of fully typed unrelated individuals. The Introduction To STRUTS Web application development was once simple: there was an HTML page and a browser. That was it. No dynamic data, no business applications, no headaches. But that simplicity lasted for only a short time. Today we are faced with complicated Web and business application development using a plethora of technologies. This article focuses on one aspect of that development process: how to use the Struts framework to assist in front end integration.

New Horizons Web Site The computer-generated images below are simulated views of New Horizons' location in the solar system. The images were created using the Satellite Tool Kit (STK) software, which was developed by Analytical Graphics, Inc. Images are updated every hour. During Rose Garden press conference, Obama refuses to apologize for secretly seizing AP phone records, shifts blame to Congress for Benghazi security lapses, and dodges question about White House IRS knowledge Assailed by questions over three scnadals engulfing White House during Rose Garden press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Would not say whether anyone in his West Wing knew about the IRS targeting of the Tea Party before last week Offered 'no apologies' for DoJ secretly seizing phone records of Associated Press reporters over intelligence leak Admitted 'lessons needed to be learned' from Benghazi but said it was up to Congress to approve more money for military to provide extra security in hotspots abroad By David Martosko In Washington PUBLISHED: 17:18 GMT, 16 May 2013 | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 17 May 2013 President Barack Obama dodged questions Thursday about the IRS's targeting of conservative groups, shifted responsibility for the Benghazi attack to Congress, and said 'I offer no apologies' for the Department of Justice's secret seizure of reporter's phone records in search of a classified intelligence leak. Scroll down for video

Rare Mutation Triples Risk of Alzheimer's A mutation found in about one in 200 Icelanders older than 85 raised the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease threefold, researchers said. The mutation, in an immunoregulatory gene known as TREM2, was more common in Alzheimer's disease patients than in the general 85-and-older population in Iceland with an odds ratio of 2.91 (95% CI 2.09 to 4.09, P=3.42×10-10), reported Kari Stefansson, MD, PhD, of deCode Genetics in Reykjavik, Iceland, and colleagues. Because of the gene's function within the central nervous system, the mutation "may lead to an increased predisposition to Alzheimer's disease through impaired containment of inflammatory processes," the researchers wrote online in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Kerberos and Styx: Pluto’s Two Recently Discovered Moons Get Official Names The International Astronomical Union announced yesterday that the names Kerberos and Styx have officially been recognized for the fourth and fifth moons of Pluto, previously referred to as P4 and P5. This Hubble image shows five moons orbiting Pluto (NASA / ESA / M. Showalter, SETI Institute)

The Benghazi talking points The furor over the Benghazi talking points continues. Republicans still see them as the main event in a campaign to embarrass President Obama . The president, for his part, calls them a "sideshow." Finally, on Wednesday, the White House released more than 100 pages of internal emails that showed, in excruciating detail, exactly how the talking points were edited — and the emails, at least to our reading, supported the president's characterization. My DNA Results Spur Alzheimer’s Anxiety at $12,000 Cost I sat clutching my wife’s hand, nodding, listening, and trying to breathe. “Your life expectancy hasn’t changed,” said my doctor, Harvard Medical School geneticist Joseph Thakuria, trying to reassure me. That, I thought, is the good news. I may get Alzheimer’s disease, I was told after getting my DNA analyzed. I could suffer the consequences of an abnormal blood clot in my heart or my brain.

User:Kirk/Aquarius Project - The Millennial Project 2.0 - a Wikia wiki Objective: Development of the means for marine colonization Rationale: Researchers Discovered Complex Hydrocarbon Molecules on Pluto's Surface A U.S. team of researchers has discovered the evidence of complex hydrocarbon and/or nitrile molecules lying on the Pluto’s surface. Artist’s impression of the Pluto's surface, and Charon and the Sun in the sky (ESO/L. Calçada)

Detroit becomes the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy Debt estimated to be as much as $20 billionUnion and pensions board refused to agree to last-chance survival plan City has been borrowing money to pay employees By Jessica Jerreat Published: 20:49 GMT, 18 July 2013 | Updated: 13:14 GMT, 19 July 2013 News/Phylotastic Hackathon Phylogenies! Hacking! Tucson in January! An implicit promise of the Tree of Life project is that, ultimately, expert knowledge of species phylogeny will be accessible and usable by everybody.