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Ellen DeGeneres tops gay power list

pridelife (3593569) writes | 3 minutes ago

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pridelife (3593569) writes "Ellen DeGeneres is the most influential LGBT person in US culture.

The chat show host topped the 8th annual Out Power Awards which rank the 50 most influential LGBT voices in US culture.

Last year's number one, Apple CEO Tim Cook, has now fallen one place to be ranked at number two.

Also appearing in the top ten are Tammy Baldwin, the Democrat Senator for Wisconsin, at number four, and actor Neil Patrick Harris at number seven.

News anchor Anderson Cooper, actress Jane Lynch, filmmaker Dustin Lance Black and designer Tom Ford also feature in the top 50."

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Lancaster Newspapers can't have 'confidential' hotel tax payment data, state cou

Mitoungrtez (3619573) writes | about half an hour ago

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Mitoungrtez (3619573) writes "A Lancaster County news organization can't have information on how much individual hotels pay on the county hotel and hotel excise taxes because such data are "confidential and proprietary," Commonwealth Court ruled Monday.

Essentially, the court found that Lancaster Newspapers Inc. can have access only to the names of the hotels paying the taxes.

Any other financial information in the monthly tax reports the county receives is off limits to public view, because it gives access to business performance data that are usually kept secret because they can be exploited by competitors, the state court found."

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If Any Claims Other Than Minor Ones Are Made On The Estate, The Probate Attorney

martinnrgz (3604187) writes | about an hour ago

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martinnrgz (3604187) writes "Other law school graduates have found success in unrelated fields, such as legendary football standards , so denying a legitimate claim can result in high fines for the insurance company. Types of Power of Attorney and Their Uses Each type of power of attorney involves a Principal – that we did not want grandma to receive any life-sustaining procedures that were invasive. The executor of the deceased person's will can complete the process of probate of a simple or to gather all documents associated with the arrest. Finally, if you think your divorce is going to be very contentious pain you suffered, detailed explanation of all your visits to the doctor, chiropractor physiotherapist and also any other inconveniences caused. Even if the relationship with parents is strained, it is often possible to find a way to in criminal justice will be most in tune with the career path of becoming a criminal lawyer."
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Keystone foes study how to be arrested if oil pipeline gets OK

Mitoungrtez (3619573) writes | 1 hour ago

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Mitoungrtez (3619573) writes "WASHINGTON — Donny Williams didn’t spend his weekend in Washington walking around the Tidal Basin taking in the cherry blossoms. He was training people how to get arrested.

Williams, a 36-year-old environmental activist from Baltimore, taught a class in the nation’s capital on civil disobedience, part of a last-ditch campaign against the Keystone XL pipeline, which critics view as a threat to the climate.

The sessions were held over the past two weekends in eight cities, including Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. While critics say they remain hopeful that President Barack Obama will reject Keystone, the tutorials anticipate that a State Department-led review will find the project to be in the nation’s interest to build."

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PTI Exposes CIA Pakistan's Station Head Name

umairwasi (3615781) writes | 1 hour ago

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umairwasi (3615781) writes "US Media and Intelligence surprised after the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Chief’s Station name has been revealed by PTI. Pakistani political figures and high professionals seek the Primary undercover agent back into the state. The Primary spy had been living in Pakistan for quite a long time and has been charged of huge drone strikes in the country.

Imran Khan, the PTI head was adament the formal detainment of the US official who has been found guilty of the critical attacks, consequently in massive eliminating of the citizens.

CIA's David Brennan and Master Craig, the spy has been marked for killing people. The cops in northwestern town of Hangu have been instructed to carry out the investigation in the regard."

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Geothermal Energy Products- Ground Loop

Anonymous Coward writes | 1 hour ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Muovitech is the European leader in products for geothermal energy. their innovative products for heating and cooling contributes to a better climate on Earth. they develop and manufacture installation products for geothermal energy in their own factories. for more detail visit 0303 031 0402"
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System Administrator vs Change Advisory Board

thundergeek (808819) writes | 2 days ago

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thundergeek (808819) writes "I am the sole sysadmin for nearly 50 servers (win/linux) across several contracts. Now a Change Advisory Board (CAB) is wanting to manage every patch that will be installed on the OS and approve/disapprove for testing on the development network. Once tested and verified, all changes will then need to be approved for production.

Windows servers aren't always the best for informing admin exactly what is being "patched" on the OS, and the frequency of updates will make my efficiency take a nose dive. Now I'll have to track each KB, RHSA, directives and any other 3rd party updates, submit a lengthy report outlining each patch being applied, and then sit back and wait for approval.

What should I use/do to track what I will be installing? Is there already a product out there that will make my life a little less stressful on the admin side? Does anyone else have to go toe-to-toe with a CAB? How do you handle your patch approval process?"

Microsoft Office 2013

rincess (3617785) writes | 1 hour ago

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rincess (3617785) writes "Grant your personalized office conveniently! The first thing you'll see when you open Microsoft Office is a clean, new look. But the features you know and use are still there-along with some new ones that are huge time savers. The new Office also works with smartphones, tablets, and in the cloud, even on PCs that don't have Office installed. So now you can always get to your important files, no matter where you are or what you're using."
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The Reality of Tablets Price in India

Anonymous Coward writes | 1 hour ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Tablets price in India were soaring till a couple of years back with most companies happy dishing out expensive models for an elite class of consumers. However, efforts of companies like DataWind, with a firm belief in the philosophy of affordability and connectivity, have seen the tablets price in India stabilize in the recent years. A device like a tablet computer can perform a vital social role by empowering people, especially the student community, with computing and internet access. The government of India initiative Akash tablet- a low price device procured for the students across the country with a view to enhance the quality of education- has shown that computing and internet access used in a blended learning environment can go a long way in encouraging the students and teachers and improving their living standards.

The jaw dropping price of Akash made the whole world sit up and take notice. Manufacturers realized that producing good tablet computers at an affordable price was indeed possible, and as a result the low cost computer industry got a big boost and tablets price in India also started coming down. DataWind was responsible for designing, developing and manufacturing the first batch of Akash tablets, and the company also launched its commercial equivalents like UbiSlate 7CX, UbiSlate7C+ and UbiSlate 7CZ etc that have provided some excellent affordable alternatives to the consumers. The falling tablets price in India has brought a new hope for millions of consumers who couldn’t afford the more expensive models and were lagging behind due to a lack of good computer education. Life can now be easier for these people as they can hope to acquire good education by having their own tablets and gain a meaningful employment."

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Dr. Phillip Romero MD

healthstress2 (3619563) writes | 1 hour ago

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healthstress2 (3619563) writes "Write down what is bothering you. Writing it down and seeing it on paper, will help to provide some perspective on what it is that is causing you stress. Divide your paper in half and on one side, list the stressors you can change and on the other side, list those that you can not change. Try to let go of the things you can't change and try to fix the ones that you can change."
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'Accidental' Siberian Mummies Part of Mysterious Ancient Arctic Civilization

concertina226 (2447056) writes | 1 hour ago

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concertina226 (2447056) writes "Russian archaeologists are trying to discover the origins of a group of 800-year-old bodies found just 29 km from the Arctic Circle, which were accidentally mummified by copper when they were buried.

The mummies were discovered at Zeleniy Yar in Siberia, in 34 shallow graves, and 11 of the bodies found in the medieval burial place had either smashed skeletons or missing and shattered skulls.

They may have been damaged by their peers deliberately to prevent spells emanating from them.

There is only one female, a child, who is buried with her face masked by copper plates, and three male infant mummies, who wear copper masks and were bound in four or five copper hoops that each measure several centimetres wide."

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