Monthly Archives: February 2006

U.S. settles detainee's suit in 9/11 sweep

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (Xinhuanet) — The U.S. government has agreed to pay 300,000 U.S. dollars to settle a lawsuit brought by an Egyptian swept up in the New York area after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, The New York Times

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Whilst I have a few condiments around the kitchen I tend not to use them that much so when it was suggested I use some old Worcestershire sauce on a toasted sandwich I was a bit sceptical – not least

Posted in Eat, True

Turning law-abiding subjects into law breakers

Compulsory ID cards are nothing new in the UK. They were issued to all British civilians during World War II. That is until one ordinary man said no. Clarence Willcock, a 54-year-old dry cleaner from suburban north London, must rank

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This man wants your search data.

The Justice Department submitted a declaration by Philip B. Stark, a researcher who rejected the privacy concerns, noting that the government specifically requested that Google remove any identifying information from the search requests. “The study does not involve examining the

Posted in People, Politricks

Guns Guns Guns!!!

Occurred : 6/21/2005 19:00 (Entered as : 06/21/2005 19:00) Reported: 6/21/2005 5:35:09 PM 17:35 Posted: 7/5/2005 Location: New York City (Bronx), NY Shape: Changing Duration:15 mins Black morphing triangular object. I was jogging in the park with my girlfriend in

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Download BOINC and predict or precipitate armageddon

Download BOINC software First-time participants: Don’t download BOINC software now. Create an account before you download. If you’re a returning user: Select your computer type: Computer type click to download Version Release Date MD5 Checksum Windows XP and

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ID Madness rears its head in Canada

This a from a week ago but I’ve been taking some time away from the computer so I didn’t think to post it until now. Check it out: Day proposes national ID card Canadian Press Ottawa — Sooner or later,

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Farewell to 'The Night Stalker'

Darren McGavin, who died Saturday, shown in a 1992 photo. A great actor who I remember vividly as Kolchak ‘The Night Stalker’ from way way back when. Did you know that Chris Carter wanted Darren McGavin to play William

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Real People Live

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