EU detractors slam Nobel Peace Prize decision

Apr 12 2014

FILE - Demonstrators burn an EU flag in this file photo dated Thursday Nov. 17, 2011, in Thessaloniki, Greece. It is announced Friday Oct. 12, 2012, that the European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, in the midst of the union's biggest crisis since its creation in the 1950s. The Norwegian prize committee said the EU receives the award for six decades of contributions "to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. (AP Photo/ Nikolas Giakoumidis, File)While some Europeans swelled with pride when the European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize, howls of derision erupted from the continent's large band of skeptics.


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    Originally posted 2012-10-13 12:39:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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    Family makes good on dying man’s last wish: Leave $500 tip

    Apr 12 2014

    A dying man’s last wish was to make someone else’s day. After his death, the family of Aaron Collins fulfilled his wish to go have pizza and leave their server a $500 tip. The story surfaced on the blog Fark: 30-year-old Collins, a computer technician who died July 7, had no money to make his […]

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      Originally posted 2012-07-13 06:39:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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      Logitech announces iPad 2 folding keyboard, joystick accessories (Digital Trends)

      Apr 12 2014

      Digital Trends – Designed to work with the iPad 2, Logitech announced the Fold-Up Keyboard for iPad. Powered by Bluetooth, the keyboard attaches to the bottom of the iPad and is designed to travel with the Apple tablet.  When in use, two sides of the keyboard rotate out and lock into place to form a full-sized keyboard. When the keyboard is unfolded and locked into place, it automatically powers up for use with the iPad 2. It also turns off automatically when unfolded and can be recharged through a USB connection. It’s also compatible with the iPad 2 Smart Cover, thus both can be used to protect each side of the iPad 2. The keyboard also acts as a stand when in use and includes a variety of keyboard shortcuts to highlight areas of text within an app like Pages.

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        Originally posted 2011-08-31 02:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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        Fans of Women’s Magazines Love The Nook Color (PC Magazine)

        Apr 12 2014

        PC Magazine – The iPad might offer a growing catalog of magazines in the App Store, but it seems female magazine readers prefer the Nook.

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          Iranian president blasts Israel, calls homosexuality ‘ugly’

          Apr 12 2014

          Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures as he attends the high level meeting on rule of law in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)During a taped interview with Piers Morgan broadcast Monday night on CNN, Ahmadinejad responded candidly to Morgan's questioning about a statement the Iranian leader once said that Israel should be "wiped off the map."


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            Jury: Google didn’t infringe on Oracle patents

            Apr 12 2014

            A federal jury ruled Wednesday that Google didn’t infringe on Oracle’s patents when the Internet search leader developed its popular Android software for mobile devices.

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              News Summary: RIM’s top exec pitches app makers

              Apr 12 2014

              HOPING FOR A COMEBACK: Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins kicked off a company conference Tuesday by trying to convince mobile applications developers that the BlackBerry maker’s upcoming release of a new operating system will unleash a new wave of innovation and win new customers.

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                White House widening covert war in North Africa

                Apr 12 2014

                FILE - This Sept. 21, 2012 file photo shows Libyan civilians celebrate the raiding of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades compound, after hundreds of Libyans, Libyan Military, and Police raided the Brigades base, in Benghazi, Libya. Small teams of U.S. special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa to set up a new counterterrorist network months before militants killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya. But officials say the network was too new to stop the Benghazi attack. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon, File )Small teams of special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa in the months before militants launched the fiery attack that killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya.


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                  Strong earthquake hits western Indonesia, no tsunami threat

                  Apr 12 2014

                  BANDA ACEH, Indonesia – Officials say a strong earthquake measuring magnitude 6.2 has struck off the coast of western Indonesia but there is no danger of a tsunami.

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                    Obama Medicare plan: No voucher but maybe a bill

                    Apr 12 2014

                    During a brief rainstorm, U.S. President Obama speaks at a campaign rally at the Henry Maier Festival in MilwaukeeHe'll never turn Medicare into a voucher, but if you are lucky enough to be financially comfortable in retirement, odds are you'll pay higher premiums under President Barack Obama's plan. It's not just the 1 percent who'll feel the pinch.


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