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PizzaMan has a few slices of life over at the Streets of Pizza.
Succumbing to scandal, former Majority Leader Tom DeLay intends to resign from Congress within weeks.
The Recording Industry Association of America and other copyright industry associations submitted a filing that included, as part of their argument in on-going DMCA rule-making proceedings, that space-shifting and format-shifting do not count as noninfringing uses, even when you are talking about making copies of your own CDs.
A plan for a new internet "domain" for pornography (.xxx) has once again been shelved, dealing a blow to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann).
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"I don't want to sound glib here but it is the first time in Nevada that you'll see a mushroom cloud over Las Vegas since we stopped testing nuclear weapons."
-- James Tegnelia, head of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, on plans to detonate a 700 ton explosive charge in a test called "Divine Strike" near Las Vegas
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