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As the all-too-familiar number flashed on his cellphone shortly before 9 p.m., Dan Landri-gan reflexively braced himself for bad news. The caller was one of the doctors treating his wife, Donna, who had been in a coma for four months. "She sounded pretty choked up," Landrigan recalled. "I think we've found out what's making your wife sick," the specialist at the University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital told him, as a wave of relief flooded his body. "I was completely shocked," said the telecommunications executive, now 37.
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23 September 2010 Last updated at 06:46 ET By Jonathan Fildes Technology reporter, BBC News Some have speculated the intended target was Iran's nuclear power plant One of the most sophisticated pieces of malware ever detected was probably targeting "high value" infrastructure in Iran, experts have told the BBC. Stuxnet's complexity suggests it could only have been written by a "nation state", some researchers have claimed. It is believed to be the first-known worm designed to target real-world infrastructure such as power stations, water plants and industrial units.
A small army of U.S. security forces have been marshaled to protect Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his venom-laced stay in New York where he has threatened the U.S. with a "war without boundaries" and suggested the U.S. may have secretly carried out the 9/11 terror attacks. Law enforcement sources told ABC News that Ahmadinejad has a security force that dwarfs that ofall the other 140 visiting heads of state who are in New York City this week for the U.N. General Assembly.
Updated 2010-09-30 5:18 PM The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have their second straight game blacked out on local TV on Sunday. The team announced on Thursday that it had failed to sell out their stadium by Sunday's 1 p.m.
THE UK gay humanist charity, the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT) has robustly refuted the claim by the Pope that the Nazis were atheists. In his opening address to the Queen at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh yesterday, the lying old toad referred to: Q. How do you tell when Ratzinger lies? A.
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Nine-year-old Hannah Poling is shown. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, John Spink) The first court award in a vaccine-autism claim is a big one. CBS News has learned the family of Hannah Poling will receive more than $1.5 million dollars for her life care; lost earnings; and pain and suffering for the first year alone. In addition to the first year, the family will receive more than $500,000 per year to pay for Hannah's care. Those familiar with the case believe the compensation could easily amount to $20 million over the child's lifetime.
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Investigators must reconstruct the charred wreckage of a twin-engine plane to learn why it crashed into a rural Westmoreland County home Saturday morning, killing a pilot and flight instructor who had taken off minutes earlier. Westmoreland County Deputy Coroner Gerald Fritz said the victims have been tentatively identified as Edward Francis Sobota, 65, of Unity, and Theodore P. Kokolis, 66, of Moon. Their identities are expected to be confirmed after autopsies today, Mr. Fritz said.
Now you will solder the component you want to remove. Yes, you read it right. You may be asking yourself why you should solder the component if you want to desolder it. Actually, this is a very powerful trick to allow old solder to be removed. What happens is that old solder (many years old) is very hard to be melted by the soldering iron and sucked by the solder sucker. So what you will do is to mix new solder with old solder.
Have you ever been sitting in a restaurant and watched someone add multiple pink, blue or yellow packets to their food or drink? Whenever I see one of these "packet aficionados," I just want to lean over and ask, "What's wrong with good old-fashioned sugar?" Some days I feel like I am "sweet talking" all day long. Many clients I see in my practice have come to believe that artificial sweeteners are a healthier way to satisfy their cravings for sweet. Unfortunately, they're not. As a culture, how did we get so sweet obsessed, anyway?