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Archive for July, 2011
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By Digital Trends StaffProvided by With over 400,000 apps now available for download in the iTunes app store, the gaming options are nearly limitless. In the sea of games for the iPhone, some are worth your 99 cents (or download time) and others… Read more

By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) – Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders announced a historic agreement Sunday night on emergency legislation to avert the nation’s first-ever financial… Read more

By RAMI AL-SHAHEIBIAssociated Press BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) – Libyan rebel leaders said Sunday their forces hunted down and clashed with supporters of Moammar Gadhafi who had been posing as rebel fighters to infiltrate the opposition’s eastern… Read more

By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has been ordered to submit a plan by mid-October for the initial withdrawal of American troops, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said… Read more

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – The first trees donated by organizers of the Sept. 11 memorial in New York have been planted at the Flight 93 site in southwestern Pennsylvania. The National Park Service calls the gift of 40 sweet gum trees a symbol of the… Read more

By By Arlen FeldmanFrom IT Insider Online  By Arlen FeldmanFrom IT Insider Online  Technical people have a reputation for being introverted and poor communicators. As I write this from behind my sofa, hiding from the neighbors, I can certainly… Read more

By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer OSLO, Norway (AP) – In the world according to Anders Behring Breivik, a seat on Oslo’s city council was once nearly in his grasp – until he was sidelined by a jealous adversary. Nonsense, says the so-called rival,… Read more

By Katherine Preston There are many tell-tale signs that your job may be in jeopardy; if your company has just undergone a corporate merger, layoffs have begun to wind their way around the office floor, or your department’s benefits have been… Read more

MAINE: LYNCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) – The Maine warden service says a pilot is OK after his plane crashed into Aziscohos Lake and flipped over. Spokeswoman Edie Smith of the Maine Warden Service tells the Sun… Read more

By DAVID MacDOUGALLAssociated Press OSLO, Norway (AP) – Three survivors of the bombing and shooting spree that left 77 people dead in Norway told their stories to The Associated Press this week. The Barzingi siblings are Iraqi Kurds who came to… Read more

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By Jenifer GoodwinHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) — Women who took the cancer-suppressing drug tamoxifen for five years after a breast cancer diagnosis were nearly 40 percent less likely to have the cancer return, and that… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Mealtime with an Alzheimer’s patient can be stressful and challenging, to make sure the patient gets sufficient nutrition. The Alzheimer’s Association suggests how to help mealtime go more smoothly: Serve meals in a quiet… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Obstructive sleep apnea commonly occurs when swollen tonsils or adenoids obstruct the airways during sleep. The condition affects as many as 3 percent of preschool-age children, says the Nemours Foundation. The foundation… Read more

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) — Any time there’s a violent tragedy — the killing of at least 86 people at a youth camp in Norway, the shootings of a congresswoman and others in Tucson, the Virginia Tech… Read more

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FRIDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) — Low blood pressure while undergoing dialysis puts patients at increased risk for clots where their blood vessels are connected to the dialysis machine, a new study says. Previous research had found that a… Read more