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Apple’s Gone A Bit Pete Tong

I’ve always been a Mac user, but as Apple grows more powerful I get the sense that there’s a little bit of Microsoft in there. The way it’s so controlled from the center. It’s...

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Bench Warrant

[Judge] Thompson exposed himself during three separate 2003 cases (two of which were murder trials) … Two court employees told investigators that they saw Thompson … attach the suction device to his penis, while...

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Shock and Wobbly Awe

When [the nuclear] option proved to be politically untenable … the [US] Air Force came up with a new bombing plan … to deliver a series of large bunker-bustersconventional bombs filled with high explosiveson...

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Welfare Rice Queens

Nationwide, the [US] government has paid at least $1.3 billion in subsidies for rice and other crops since 2000 to individuals who do no farming at all … In 2005 alone, when pretax farm...

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Unconventional Treatment

Two years ago the US military invited Mr Mujahid … to prove his innocence before a special military tribunal … Mr Mujahid called four witnesses from Afghanistan. But months later the tribunal president returned...

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Reality Distortion Field Dented

Apple Computer uncovered what it called “irregularities” related to certain stock options … issued between 1997 and 2001, and involve one grant to Chief Executive Steve Jobs … in at least one instance of...

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School’s Out

In January 2003, Spc. Sean Baker put on a Guantanamo prisoner’s uniform to allow soldiers to practice extracting a prisoner from a cell. The extraction team did not know that Baker was an American....