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marine corps marathon


mcm mobile offers full access to details, news, images and more from the 41st marine corps marathon hosted in the nation's capital and arlington, va on october 30, 2016.






thanksgiving live wallpaper


thanksgiving live wallpaper is the marvelous wallpaper, especially made for android mobiles. for free and enjoy the sight of thanksgiving live wallpaper. thanksgiving lwp is free, it surely increases the beauty of your phone. amazing thanks giving live wallpaper gives fabulous look to your mobile for ever. installation instructions: home - menu - wallpaper - live wallpaper - thanksgiving live wallpaper. thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the united states and canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. several other places around the world observe similar celebrations. this festival celebrated in countries like united states, canada, liberia, grenada, territories, puerto rico (usa), norfolk island (aus). it is celeb






nintendo earnings preview: what to watch


nintendo co. is scheduled to brief the press on its third-quarter earnings after the tokyo market closes on tuesday, followed by a corporate strategy meeting on wednesday. here’s what to look for. earnings forecast: analysts expect nintendo to report a net profit of 34.2 billion yen ($297.1 million) for the october-december period, according to a poll by data provider quick, up from a ¥29.1 billion profit from a year earlier. ...






united way: improving lives


this year's phillips 66 houston united way paign will be held from october 31-november 11. our theme, ''improving lives, '' is part of our vision as a company and is exactly what we aim to accomplish each day in our offices, facilities, and in the communities where we live and work. join us for two weeks of fun and events as we contribute to the united way of greater houston for the services they provides to our community. this app provides information on the phillips 66 midstream events.






latin american governments cool on fuel subsidies


the fuel subsidies latin american governments have used for decades to spread the bounty of natural resources are fading as the region’s largest economies shift toward market-driven policies, deepening public ire in difficult economic times.mexico jacked up fuel prices by as much as 20% on jan. 1 as part of an ambitious effort begun in 2013 to liberalize its oil industry. brazil’s state-run oil company petróleo brasileiro sa has adjusted gasoline and diesel prices five times since october as it seeks to shore up investor...






transcript: mike pence speech at march for life in washington dc


published on: , jan 28th, 2017 religion / us headlines | by laura jones share thistagsabortionabortion protestabortion rallyabortion ratesfederal fundingfunding abortionsindianamarch for lifemexicoroe v waderoe v wade anniversaryroe vs wadesupreme courtus congressus supreme courtwashingtonwashington dcwhite housetranscript via life site newsthank you karen and charlotte, and thank all of you on behalf of pres. donald trump, my wife karen, and my daughter charlotte.i’d like to welcome you all to washington dc for the 44th annual march for life. it’s a good day. it’s the best day i’ve ever seen for the march for life, in more ways than one.i’m deeply humbled to stand before you today. i’m deeply humbled to be the first vice president of the united states to ever have the privilege to attend






transcript: mike pence speech at march for life in washington dc


published on: , jan 28th, 2017 religion / us headlines | by laura jones share thistagsabortionabortion protestabortion rallyabortion ratesfederal fundingfunding abortionsindianamarch for lifemexicoroe v waderoe v wade anniversaryroe vs wadesupreme courtus congressus supreme courtwashingtonwashington dcwhite housetranscript via life site newsthank you karen and charlotte, and thank all of you on behalf of pres. donald trump, my wife karen, and my daughter charlotte.i’d like to welcome you all to washington dc for the 44th annual march for life. it’s a good day. it’s the best day i’ve ever seen for the march for life, in more ways than one.i’m deeply humbled to stand before you today. i’m deeply humbled to be the first vice president of the united states to ever have the privilege to attend






transcript: mike pence speech at march for life in washington dc


published on: , jan 28th, 2017 religion / us headlines | by laura jones share thistagsabortionabortion protestabortion rallyabortion ratesfederal fundingfunding abortionsindianamarch for lifemexicoroe v waderoe v wade anniversaryroe vs wadesupreme courtus congressus supreme courtwashingtonwashington dcwhite housetranscript via life site newsthank you karen and charlotte, and thank all of you on behalf of pres. donald trump, my wife karen, and my daughter charlotte.i’d like to welcome you all to washington dc for the 44th annual march for life. it’s a good day. it’s the best day i’ve ever seen for the march for life, in more ways than one.i’m deeply humbled to stand before you today. i’m deeply humbled to be the first vice president of the united states to ever have the privilege to attend






transcript: mike pence speech at march for life in washington dc


published on: , jan 28th, 2017 religion / us headlines | by laura jones share thistagsabortionabortion protestabortion rallyabortion ratesfederal fundingfunding abortionsindianamarch for lifemexicoroe v waderoe v wade anniversaryroe vs wadesupreme courtus congressus supreme courtwashingtonwashington dcwhite housetranscript via life site newsthank you karen and charlotte, and thank all of you on behalf of pres. donald trump, my wife karen, and my daughter charlotte.i’d like to welcome you all to washington dc for the 44th annual march for life. it’s a good day. it’s the best day i’ve ever seen for the march for life, in more ways than one.i’m deeply humbled to stand before you today. i’m deeply humbled to be the first vice president of the united states to ever have the privilege to attend






transcript: mike pence speech at march for life in washington dc


published on: , jan 28th, 2017 religion / us headlines | by laura jones share thistagsabortionabortion protestabortion rallyabortion ratesfederal fundingfunding abortionsindianamarch for lifemexicoroe v waderoe v wade anniversaryroe vs wadesupreme courtus congressus supreme courtwashingtonwashington dcwhite housetranscript via life site newsthank you karen and charlotte, and thank all of you on behalf of pres. donald trump, my wife karen, and my daughter charlotte.i’d like to welcome you all to washington dc for the 44th annual march for life. it’s a good day. it’s the best day i’ve ever seen for the march for life, in more ways than one.i’m deeply humbled to stand before you today. i’m deeply humbled to be the first vice president of the united states to ever have the privilege to attend






author of kermit gosnell book details how their abortion beliefs changed, ‘these


published on: fri, jan 27th, 2017 hometown news / religion / us news | by sierra jones share thistagsabortionabortion deathabortion protestabortion rateabortionsann mcelhinny emblefirst amendmentfreedom of speechfunding abortionsgosnell court casekarnamaya mongarkermit gosnellkermit gosnell medialate term abortionmarch for lifepennsylvaniaphelim mcaleerphiladelphiapro-liferight to embleroe v waderoe vs wadea new book exploring the case of the abortionist dubbed “america’s most prolific serial killer” has been released and as the march for life happens all over america, the conver ion over abortion couldn’t be more important. co-authors phelim mcaleer and ann mcelhinny detail the case against dr. kermit gosnell, the philadelphia abortion doctor who executed babies born after botched abortio






author of kermit gosnell book details how their abortion beliefs changed, ‘these


published on: fri, jan 27th, 2017 hometown news / religion / us news | by sierra jones share thistagsabortionabortion deathabortion protestabortion rateabortionsann mcelhinny emblefirst amendmentfreedom of speechfunding abortionsgosnell court casekarnamaya mongarkermit gosnellkermit gosnell medialate term abortionmarch for lifepennsylvaniaphelim mcaleerphiladelphiapro-liferight to embleroe v waderoe vs wadea new book exploring the case of the abortionist dubbed “america’s most prolific serial killer” has been released and as the march for life happens all over america, the conver ion over abortion couldn’t be more important. co-authors phelim mcaleer and ann mcelhinny detail the case against dr. kermit gosnell, the philadelphia abortion doctor who executed babies born after botched abortio






us consumer spending up 0.5 percent in december


washington (ap) — consumers boosted spending in december at the fastest pace in three months, giving the economy some momentum going into 2017.the commerce department says consumer spending a nced 0.5 percent in december, a major improvement over the modest 0.2 percent gain in november. it was the best showing since spending had jumped 0.7 percent in september. incomes also showed some improvement, rising by 0.3 percent in december, spurred by a rebound in growth in wages and salaries.consumer spending is closely watched since it accounts for 70 percent of economic activity. overall growth had slowed to a weaker-than-expected 1.9 percent gain in the october-december quarter because of a slump in exports. but economists are looking for a rebound in the current quarter.






author of kermit gosnell book details how their abortion beliefs changed, ‘these


published on: fri, jan 27th, 2017 hometown news / religion / us news | by sierra jones share thistagsabortionabortion deathabortion protestabortion rateabortionsann mcelhinny emblefirst amendmentfreedom of speechfunding abortionsgosnell court casekarnamaya mongarkermit gosnellkermit gosnell medialate term abortionmarch for lifepennsylvaniaphelim mcaleerphiladelphiapro-liferight to embleroe v waderoe vs wadea new book exploring the case of the abortionist dubbed “america’s most prolific serial killer” has been released and as the march for life happens all over america, the conver ion over abortion couldn’t be more important. co-authors phelim mcaleer and ann mcelhinny detail the case against dr. kermit gosnell, the philadelphia abortion doctor who executed babies born after botched abortio






author of kermit gosnell book details how their abortion beliefs changed, ‘these


published on: fri, jan 27th, 2017 hometown news / religion / us news | by sierra jones share thistagsabortionabortion deathabortion protestabortion rateabortionsann mcelhinny emblefirst amendmentfreedom of speechfunding abortionsgosnell court casekarnamaya mongarkermit gosnellkermit gosnell medialate term abortionmarch for lifepennsylvaniaphelim mcaleerphiladelphiapro-liferight to embleroe v waderoe vs wadea new book exploring the case of the abortionist dubbed “america’s most prolific serial killer” has been released and as the march for life happens all over america, the conver ion over abortion couldn’t be more important. co-authors phelim mcaleer and ann mcelhinny detail the case against dr. kermit gosnell, the philadelphia abortion doctor who executed babies born after botched abortio






missouri woman's trial set for alleged attention-shift death


st. charles, mo. — a suburban st. louis woman accused of killing a man to shift attention away from herself in another killing has pleaded not guilty.pamela hupp of o'fallon, missouri, entered the plea monday. she's charged with first-degree murder in the august death of 33-year-old louis gumpenberger. trial is set for october.prosecutors say hupp took gumpenberger to her home and fatally s him. she's accused of planting evidence to make it appear gumpenberger was trying to kidnap her and recover $150,000 in insurance money she received after her friend, betsy faria, was killed in 2011.russell faria was convicted of killing his wife but later acquitted in a retrial. he and his lawyers claim hupp is a suspect in betsy faria's death, citing the insurance money as a motive. hupp hasn't been c






customers face long odds in claims against pseg long island


advertisement | advertise on newsdayalita ditkowsky with her broken computer, which was fried after a lipa power surge, in her home in commack on tuesday, jan. 17, 2017. (credit: ed betz) alita ditkowsky said she was asleep in october when she and her husband experienced the latest power outage in her commack neighborhood. when power e back on several hours later and she found that her husband’s computer had been fried by a power surge, she entered the frustrated legion of pseg long island customers who have filed claims against the electric utility, only to be declined.each...






keep the change 2.0


welcome to keep the change 2. 0. the programchoose an attainable & daily commitment which will enhance judaism in your life. commit to that goal for 90 days beginning october 13th (day after yom kippur). log your goal daily by sms, email or on the android/ios app. if you miss a day (or fail to log your result within 3 days) then your credit card is automatically charged $1. the goalyour goal must be daj: daily - must be something you will do dailyattainable - must be realistic (not too challenging) and quantifiable (did you do it or not? ) jewish - you know what that means. after you register, we will reach out to you to confirm your goal. if you don't have a goal don't worry. just register and we'll give you a call to discuss the perfect goal for you. the small printyour credit car






kehlani rides solo on her new album, 'crzy'


as promised, oakland-bred kehlani rolled out her contribution to the world with her brand new album, sweet ysavage, today (jan. 27).on the 19-track effort, which follows her 2015 grammy-nominated, you should be here project, kehlani rides solo. but on the production side, the singer tapped producers charlie heat, pop and oak, and jahaan sweet for sss’s backdrops.read: kehlani & little simz float through london in their “table” videoother than releasing lead singles, “crzy,”“undercover,” “distraction,” and “do u dirty,” the 21-year-old has shied away from media promotion of sss. however, back in october, ‘lani found some time to visit l.a.’s power 106’s the cruz show to discuss sss, depression, fame and much more.“on my first mixtape (cloud 19), i was really focused on how it sounded so






lg's ultrafine 5k display for macs becomes unusable when placed near a router


in october of last year lg announced the ultrafine 5k, a monitor that was designed specifically to work well with apple's macs. this has been implied by apple to be a successor of sorts to its now-discontinued thunderbolt display, and it's recommended by the company for new macbook pro buyers.that's all fine and dandy, but if you purchase one of these to use as an external monitor for your macbook, you may not be happy to learn that you can't place it near a wireless router. seriously.if your ultrafine 5k monitor is within two metres or so of a router, it will basically become unusable and take the mac it's connected to down with it. constant flickers, freezes, and disconnects are what you should expect in such a setup scenario, and you'll need to reboot your mac a lot of times just to get






missouri woman’s trial set for alleged attention-shift death


st. charles, mo. (ap) — a suburban st. louis woman accused of killing a man to shift attention away from herself in another killing has pleaded not guilty.pamela hupp of o’fallon, missouri, entered the plea monday. she’s charged with first-degree murder in the august death of 33-year-old louis gumpenberger. trial is set for october.prosecutors say hupp took gumpenberger to her home and fatally s him. she’s accused of planting evidence to make it appear gumpenberger was trying to kidnap her and recover $150,000 in insurance money she received after her friend, betsy faria, was killed in 2011.russell faria was convicted of killing his wife but later acquitted in a retrial. he and his lawyers claim hupp is a suspect in betsy faria’s death, citing the insurance money as a motive. hupp hasn’t b






palestinian s dead by israeli soldier in jenin | palestine news


a palestinian has been s dead and five others wounded by israeli soldiers at the jenin p in the occupied west bank, palestinian medical sources said.the person killed on sunday was identified as 19-year-old mohammed abu khalifa, the sources said.the shooting occurred after an incursion into the p by israeli forces sparked clashes with young palestinians, palestinian security officials said.    an israeli army spokeswoman said the soldiers had opened fire after entering the p and being attacked with explosive devices.    "faced with immediate danger, the soldiers fired at the main instigators of the violence," she told afp.    none of the soldiers were hurt, she added.    israeli forces regularly carry out raids in the west bank.   a wave of violence that erupted in october 2015 has resulte






pictures show how badly earthquakes damaged sony’s kumamoto sensor factory: digi


if you wondered why it took sony so long to get back on its feet after an earthquake hit its sensor fabrication plant in kumamoto, this picture taken in the aftermath might give you a clue. the halt in production at the factory had a devastating effect on large sections of the era industry in 2016 as it was the provider of sensors for a huge range of products – from the ni dl eras to the 100mp backs for phase one and h elblad medium-format bodies.this picture of the chaos inside the plant emerged in october last year as sony announced plans to ensure such natural disasters would only knock out production for a maximum of two months. the earthquake that hit in april 2016 kept the kumamoto business silent for over three and a half months, and it took until september for production to return






apple sells more plus phones in 4q 2016 than ever


apple is about to reveal its financial results for 4q 2016 and they may contain a surprise - the company sold more iphone 7 plus units than any of the previous plus-sized handsets. the company decided to equip the 7 plus with more eras, better battery life and more ram than iphone 7 and the result is said to be 24 million devices sold, compared with 15.5m iphone 6s plus phones in 4q 2015. that’s 55% increase solely based on improving the hardware, compared with the flagship device from the same series.overall demand for the iphone 7 has struggled throughout the october-december quarter which is first in apple’s fiscal year. according to analysts from cowen & co, the data apple is going to release tomorrow will reveal that people are unwilling to upgrade as often as expected. part of th






apple sells more plus phones in q4 2016 than ever


apple is about to reveal its financial results for 4q 2016 and they may contain a surprise - the company sold more iphone 7 plus units than any of the previous plus-sized handsets. the company decided to equip the 7 plus with more eras, better battery life and more ram than iphone 7 and the result is said to be 24 million devices sold, compared with 15.5m iphone 6s plus phones in 4q 2015. that’s 55% increase solely based on improving the hardware, compared with the flagship device from the same series.overall demand for the iphone 7 has struggled throughout the october-december quarter which is first in apple’s fiscal year. according to analysts from cowen & co, the data apple is going to release tomorrow will reveal that people are unwilling to upgrade as often as expected. part of th






vmware q4 strong, company calls quarter balanced


vmware reported solid fourth quarter results, as it maintained focus and be e part of dell technologies.the company reported fourth quarter earnings of $441 million, or $1.04 a share, on revenue of $2.03 billion, up 9 percent from a year ago. non-gaap earnings were $1.43 a share. wall street was expecting vmware to report fourth quarter earnings of $1.39 a share on $1.99 billion in revenue. for 2016, vmware reported earnings of $1.19 billion, or $2.78 a share, on revenue of $7.09 billion. ceo pat gelsinger said vmware's fourth quarter was "one of the most balanced quarters for vmware in years."vmware is betting on a hybrid cloud strategy and announced a high-profile partnership with amazon web services in october. see: aws cements hybrid cloud position with vmware partnership: here's what






apple sells more plus phones in 4q 2016 than ever


apple is about to reveal its financial results for 4q 2016 and they may contain a surprise - the company sold more iphone 7 plus units than any of the previous plus-sized handsets. the company decided to equip the 7 plus with more eras, better battery life and more ram than iphone 7 and the result is said to be 24 million devices sold, compared with 15.5m iphone 6s plus phones in 4q 2015. that’s 55% increase solely based on improving the hardware, compared with the flagship device from the same series.overall demand for the iphone 7 has struggled throughout the october-december quarter which is first in apple’s fiscal year. according to analysts from cowen & co, the data apple is going to release tomorrow will reveal that people are unwilling to upgrade as often as expected. part of th






palestinian s dead by israeli soldier in jenin | palestine news


a palestinian has been s dead and five others wounded by israeli soldiers at the jenin p in the occupied west bank, palestinian medical sources said.the person killed on sunday was identified as 19-year-old mohammed abu khalifa, the sources said.the shooting occurred after an incursion into the p by israeli forces sparked clashes with young palestinians, palestinian security officials said.    maan news agency cited reports saying that after undercover israeli forces used live ammunition, stun grenades, and tear gas against protesters after dozens of military vehicles stormed the area.an israeli army spokeswoman said the soldiers had opened fire after entering the p and being attacked with explosive devices.    "faced with immediate danger, the soldiers fired at the main instigators of the






gravity: don't let go


updates: multi-player gameplay addeddifficulty of mission 1, 2 and 3 adjustedfirst person era mode only toggle added in options / video additional language options addedbug fixe 372 miles above earth, the view is breathtaking, but life is impossible. whatever you do: don't let go. gravity: don't let go invites players to experience the tension and excitement of director alfonso cuaron's thrilling film as they struggle to survive in the vast emptiness of space. following a repair mission that has gone very wrong, you must detach from the damaged structure and stabilize yourself before piloting an eva suit to rescue your partner and return to the iss airlock. controlling the suit in zero-gravity is no easy task especially when your oxygen levels are dangerously low. do you have the skill






us consumer spending up 0.5 percent in december


washington — consumers boosted spending in december at the fastest pace in three months, giving the economy some momentum going into 2017.consumer spending a nced 0.5 percent in december, a major improvement over the modest 0.2 percent gain in november, the commerce department reported monday. it was the best showing since spending jumped 0.7 percent in september. the increase was driven by a 1.4 percent surge in spending on durable goods, long-lasting items such as autos.incomes also showed some improvement, rising by 0.3 percent in december, spurred by a rebound in growth in wages and salaries.consumer spending is closely watched since it accounts for 70 percent of economic activity. overall growth had slowed to a weaker-than-expected 1.9 percent gain in the october-december quarter beca






report: children held by kurdish forces allege torture


irbil, iraq — children detained by iraq's kurdistan regional government on suspicion that they have connections to the islamic state group are alleging they were tortured, according to a report from an international human rights group published sunday.the children — who have not been formally charged with a crime — recount being held in stress positions, burned with cigarettes, shocked with electricity and beaten with plastic pipes, according to human rights watch, a new york based international watchdog.more than 180 boys under the age of 18 are currently being held, hrw estimates, and government officials have not informed their families where they are, increasing the likelihood the children could be disappeared.the rights group says they interviewed 19 boys aged 11 to 17 while they were






iraqi forces discover chemical warfare agent in mosul


mosul, iraq — iraqi forces discovered a mustard chemical warfare agent in eastern mosul alongside a cache of russian surface-to-surface missiles, an iraqi officer said urday.iraqi and u.s. officials have repeatedly warned of islamic state group efforts to develop chemical weapons. when iraqi forces retook mosul university earlier this month, they found chemistry labs they believed had been converted into makeshift chemical weapons labs.iraqi special forces brig. gen. haider fadhil said french officials tested the mosul chemical this week and confirmed it was a mustard agent. fadhil did not specify the quantity or potency of the chemical, but iraqi soldiers were able to visit the site for about ten minutes without exhibiting any symptoms of exposure."we know that they were using this place






miss universe contest starts in scandal-hit philippines


manila, philippines (ap) — the miss universe contest is underway in the philippines monday, a country deeply fascinated with beauty contests but also under an international spotlight because of the president’s bloody crackdown on illegal drugs and a police scandal.american comedian and pageant host steve harvey opened the show with a pledge to announce the right winner after he wrongly named miss colombia as the winner more than a year ago when the contest was held in las vegas, causing an uproar.eighty-six candidates are vying for the crown, currently held by pia wurtzbach from the philippines.“one thing i learned in life, when you make a mistake, you gotta keep on moving forward man, that’s all,” harvey said, adding he had surgery done on his eyes so that “when we get to the end and the






report: children held by kurdish forces allege torture


irbil, iraq (ap) — children detained by iraq’s kurdistan regional government on suspicion that they have connections to the islamic state group are alleging they were tortured, according to a report from an international human rights group published sunday.the children — who have not been formally charged with a crime — recount being held in stress positions, burned with cigarettes, shocked with electricity and beaten with plastic pipes, according to human rights watch, a new york based international watchdog.more than 180 boys under the age of 18 are currently being held, hrw estimates, and government officials have not informed their families where they are, increasing the likelihood the children could be disappeared.the rights group says they interviewed 19 boys aged 11 to 17 while they






it’s ‘directly endangering syrian lives’


u.s. president donald trump’s decision to stop resettlement of syrian refugees will cost lives, medical charity medecins sans frontieres (msf) said on monday.“the president’s executive order will effectively keep people t ped in war zones, directly endangering their lives,” msf, also known as doctors without borders, said in a statement.“slamming shut the doors to the united states of america, which has rigorously vetted refugees for years, is an attack on the basic accepted notion that people should be able to flee for their lives,” jason cone, executive director of msf-usa, was quoted as saying in the statement.“every day our teams on the ground see people desperately seeking safety at closed borders and in war zones from which they cannot flee,” he said.the u.n. refugee agency unhcr say






us consumer spending up 0.5 percent in december


washington (ap) — consumers boosted spending in december at the fastest pace in three months, giving the economy some momentum going into 2017.consumer spending a nced 0.5 percent in december, a major improvement over the modest 0.2 percent gain in november, the commerce department reported monday. it was the best showing since spending jumped 0.7 percent in september. the increase was driven by a 1.4 percent surge in spending on durable goods, long-lasting items such as autos.incomes also showed some improvement, rising by 0.3 percent in december, spurred by a rebound in growth in wages and salaries.consumer spending is closely watched since it accounts for 70 percent of economic activity. overall growth had slowed to a weaker-than-expected 1.9 percent gain in the october-december quarter






asus monitor featuring 240hz refresh rate will hit shelves in february


why it matters to you the asus swift features a remarkable 240hz refresh rate, which will undoubtedly push competitors to up their game and speed up their monitors.asus’ planned rog pg248q will feature a native, not overclocked, refresh rate well in excess of the fastest monitors available from competitors. now we finally have a release window. you should be able to get your hands on the fastest swift monitor no later than the end of february.speaking of speed, the swift features a native refresh rate of 240hz. that speed doesn’t come without some sacrifice, though. the rog pg248q has a max resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and features a tn panel for the display. so your games are not going to be as high-res as they could be and your colors might end up a little washed out. still, this is






iraqi forces discover chemical warfare agent in mosul


mosul, iraq (ap) — iraqi forces discovered a mustard chemical warfare agent in eastern mosul alongside a cache of russian surface-to-surface missiles, an iraqi officer said urday.iraqi and u.s. officials have repeatedly warned of islamic state group efforts to develop chemical weapons. when iraqi forces retook mosul university earlier this month, they found chemistry labs they believed had been converted into makeshift chemical weapons labs.iraqi special forces brig. gen. haider fadhil said french officials tested the mosul chemical this week and confirmed it was a mustard agent. fadhil did not specify the quantity or potency of the chemical, but iraqi soldiers were able to visit the site for about ten minutes without exhibiting any symptoms of exposure.“we know that they were using this p






with windows 10, microsoft doubles down on forced updates and reboots (save your


windows 10 takes one of the most hated aspects of microsoft operating systems -- forced, sudden software updates and reboots -- and elevates them to a sadistic art, with win 10 machines suddenly announcing that it's update time and rendering themselves inoperable for up to an hour, wiping out unsaved work and locking users out of their computers while they're onstage, or in the middle of large file uploads, or livecasting, or completing a live test for college admission, taking notes during an interview, etc. microsoft says this is by design, "this is what we mean when we talk about delivering windows as a service, and it is one of our core inspirations for windows 10." there's software developer dylan beattie, whose laptop decided to shut down while he was giving a talk in front of 200






will clint dempsey ever play soccer again?


with mls teams scheduled to start training for the upcoming season later this month, much has been written about the health of clint dempsey. as many of you might recall, the sounders’ designated player and u.s. international star was briefly sidelined in august with an irregular heartbeat, then began training and was shut down altogether in september due to a reoccurrence of the same symptoms.  while the sounders went on to win the mls cup in december without their star forward, dempsey publicly remains an integral part of seattle’s plans in 2017.seattle’s president of soccer garth lagerwey said late last week “we are going to do our best to get him ready to play in a safe manner, and if it happens, great, and if it doesn’t, then we’ll be patient and wait as long as it takes.”  bruce aren






volkswagen's rehabilitation with vehicle owners hits rough road


detroit – volkswagen’s efforts to do right by owners who unknowingly purchased cars and sport-utility vehicles that cheat on emissions tests have run into speed bumps.owners said the company isn’t delivering on a promise to quickly buy back their vehicles. some complain about multiple requests for paperwork, even after being told their application was complete.the german automaker acknowledges some hiccups, but blames delays on an overwhelming volume of buyback requests. a company lawyer told the judge handling the vw case that almost 400,000 owners had applied to have their vehicles repurchased in the three months since a legal settlement was approved.“i almost feel like there’s a stall tactic going,” says eric larson, 42, a software salesman from suburban minneapolis who has spent three






joe manganiello discusses playing deathstroke in ‘the batman’


fans are excited to see some one of the villains make their way into the dc cinematic universe: deathstroke. actor joe manganiello has vowed to make fans proud of his performance in the forthcoming batman film, titled the batman.“growing up an avid comic book fan, and then there were a lot of superhero roles, and supervillain roles, that e my way that i said no to, or wasn’t allowed to do, because of other commitments. it’s just really exciting to think that this is the one.”the dc character was a part of the early seasons of arrow on the cw network, but ben affleck’s caped crusader will square off against the formidable “super soldier” in the standalone film.marv wolfman and george perez created slade wilson/deathstroke back in 1980 to battle the titans in ‘the new teen titans’ #2.the cha






prosecutors won't pursue misconduct charge against christie


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great scottish run half-marathon course found to be short


image copyrightpathe great scottish run half-marathon course in 2016 has been found to be about 150m short after remeasurement.organisers measured the glasgow route on sunday after some competitors raised concerns about the distance.the course, beginning in george square and ending at glasgow green, was 149.7m short of the full 13.1 miles.this invalidates the record set by winner callum hawkins and the personal best times recorded by a number of runners on the day.about 32,000 competitors took part in the bank of scotland great scottish run half-marathon on sunday 2 october last year. a 10k event also took place.image caption officials remeasured the route on sunday the great run company has apologised to all runners and winner callum hawkins.race director andy mitchelmore said: "great run






great scottish run half-marathon course found to be short


image copyrightpathe great scottish run half-marathon course in 2016 has been found to be about 150m short after remeasurement.organisers measured the glasgow route on sunday after some competitors raised concerns about the distance.the course, beginning in george square and ending at glasgow green, was 149.7m short of the full 13.1 miles.this invalidates the record set by winner callum hawkins and the personal best times recorded by a number of runners on the day.about 32,000 competitors took part in the bank of scotland great scottish run half-marathon on sunday 2 october last year. a 10k event also took place.image caption officials remeasured the route on sunday the great run company has apologised to all runners and winner callum hawkins.race director andy mitchelmore said: "great run






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