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  • What Harm Can They Do?

    12/18/2015 7:04:10 AM PST · by econjack · 15 replies
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  • Dear FCC: Rethink The Vague "General Conduct" Rule

    02/25/2015 9:23:49 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Electronic Frontier Foundation ^ | 2/24/15 | corynne mcsherry
    we are deeply concerned that the FCC’s new rules will include a provision that sounds like a recipe for overreach and confusion: the so-called “general conduct rule.” According to the FCC's own "Fact Sheet," the proposed rule will allow the FCC to review (and presumably punish) non-neutral practices that may “harm” consumers or edge providers.
  • 'Anti-Racists' Attack White Heritage Group in Family Restaurant

    05/23/2012 1:33:52 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 92 replies
    ABC News ^ | 05/23/2012 | Andrew Fies
    A group of 18 people dressed in black, wearing masks, wielding steel batons and hammers and claiming to be extreme anti-racists allegedly stormed a suburban Chicago family restaurant in broad daylight to assault a meeting of alleged white supremacists, officials said. Ten people were injured and at least three required treatment for head wounds as a result of the attack Saturday at the Ashford House Restaurant in Tinley Park, Ill., a quiet Chicago suburb. The restaurant sustained $15,000 in damages including broken plates, glasses and furniture. "I've been mayor for 31 years," Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki tells ABC News,...
  • India developing radar-destroying Anti-Radiation Missile

    04/29/2012 8:10:32 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 15 replies
    India developing radar-destroying Anti-Radiation Missile After the success of Agni-V project, India is developing an Anti-Radiation Missile (ARM) which can hugely multiply the strike capabilities by destroying the enemy's advance warning system. Production of the ARM, which are among the most advanced missiles, is being undertaken on priority basis by the Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), which specialises in the missile development. Such missiles can be mounted on Sukhoi fighter planes Su-30 MKI, 140 of which have already been acquired by India from Russia and around 100 more are expected to be delivered in due course of time. These...
  • IN FOCUS: USAF committed to replace AMRAAM and HARM with new missile

    12/06/2011 8:51:13 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    Flight International ^ | 6 Dec 2011 | Stephen Trimble
    IN FOCUS: USAF committed to replace AMRAAM and HARM with new missile By: Stephen Trimble Washington DC 12:00 6 Dec 2011 Twenty years after entering service, the Raytheon AIM-120 AMRAAM is still one of the most feared weapons in air warfare, yet it may also be among the most endangered. China and Russia are developing new air-to-air missiles with possibly longer ranges, adding to the overall threat posed since 2010 by the appearance of the Sukhoi T-50 and Chengdu J-20 prototype stealth fighters. Moreover, a new generation of surface-to-air missile systems are extending their reach, making a strike by fighters...
  • 'Suspicious activity,' 'concerning behavior' to be monitored at OSU

    10/08/2009 5:27:54 AM PDT · by SoonerStorm09 · 7 replies · 540+ views
    The Daily O'Collegian ^ | October 8, 2009 | Sean Harkin
    The Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., forever changed after the events of April 16, 2007. A student, Seung-Hui Cho, gunned down 27 students and five faculty members before killing himself. Vice President of Student Affairs Lee Bird said shortly after the Virginia Tech incident, OSU expanded its Threat Assessment Team and renamed it the Behavioral Consultation Team. The team is a specially trained group of professional staff members from several university departments with mental health, student development, law enforcement, academic, administrative and legal expertise, according to its Web site. The team investigates and evaluates threats and other concerning behavior...
  • [Vanity] VA 'Stress' Questions

    06/02/2009 7:18:19 PM PDT · by SES1066 · 22 replies · 1,210+ views
    Personal Email | 6/2/2009 | Self
    "I had a doctor's appointment at the local VA clinic yesterday and found something very interesting I would like to pass along.. While going through triage before seeing the doctor, I was asked at the end of the exam, three questions. 1.) Did I feel stressed? 2.) Did I feel threatened? 3.) Did I feel like doing harm to someone? The nurse then informed me, if I had answered yes to any of the questions, I would have lost my concealed carry permit as it would have gone into my medical records and the VA would have reported it to...
  • California budget crisis could bring lasting economic harm

    05/23/2009 10:26:12 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 966+ views
    LA Times ^ | 5/23/09 | Martin Zimmerman, Marc Lifsher and Andrea Chang
    As bad as California's budget crisis is for the state's $1.8-trillion economy, just wait. It could get worse. The spectacle that played out in the national media this week of a state unable to get its fiscal act together is reinforcing the notion that the Golden State is a rotten place to do business, experts say. Corporate leaders and Wall Street investors, watching the daily festival of seeming incompetence, political partisanship and governmental dysfunction, could be persuaded to limit or eliminate their investments here. ... The budget crisis threatens to further weaken the state's job market, which lost 63,700 more...
  • Obama Claim: Done More in 30 Days Than Other Presidents

    02/24/2009 11:29:44 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 84 replies · 2,570+ views
    Obama Claim: Done More in 30 Days Than Other Presidents Economy Will Dominate Obama Speech Tonight By JAKE TAPPER and MARK MOONEY Feb. 24, 2009 — The Obama administration is going into tonight's pivotal speech to Congress with the belief that President Obama has accomplished more in the first 30 days in office than any modern president. The president will give the nation a "sober assessment" about the status of the country's economy tonight as he assures Americans that there are "better days ahead," according to White House spokesman Robert Gibbs. Obama will address a joint meeting of Congress tonight...
  • Birdfeeders Can Both Help And Harm Bird Populations

    04/07/2008 2:49:22 PM PDT · by blam · 23 replies · 86+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 4-7-2008 | Ecological Society of America
    Birdfeeders Can Both Help And Harm Bird PopulationsAttractive feeders can become ecological traps, encouraging birds to settle in an area that cannot support them once supplemental feeding has stopped. (Credit: iStockphoto/Andrew Howe) ScienceDaily (Apr. 7, 2008) — Millions of people tend bird feeders in their backyards each year, often out of a desire to help the animals. But a new survey of research on the topic finds that feeding may not always bring a positive outcome for the birds. In many cases, bird feeding was shown to have immediate positive outcomes. A number of studies indicated, for example, that chicks...
  • Exposure to common chemical may be harmful

    08/06/2007 8:47:36 AM PDT · by Bladerunnuh · 27 replies · 1,491+ views
    ABC News ^ | 8-2-07 | Liz Szabo
    Government tests have found bisphenol A — used in plastic baby bottles, dental sealants and linings of metal cans — in 95% of people studied. While scientists haven't yet conducted definitive studies in people, animal tests have linked bisphenol A — which acts like a hormone — to problems such as obesity, early puberty, hyperactivity, and abnormal sexual behavior and reproductive cycles. In their joint statement, however, scientists say they took
  • Ice Baths 'More Harm Than Good' For Athletes

    07/10/2007 6:23:26 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 2,637+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-11-2007 | Martin Beckford
    Ice baths 'more harm than good' for athletes By Martin Beckford Last Updated: 1:44am BST 11/07/2007 Athletes who take ice baths to prevent muscle soreness after exercise could be doing more harm than good, researchers said yesterday. Sportsmen believe that taking a freezing dip allows the body to get rid of lactic acid, which can cause pain. It was popularised by Paula Radcliffe, the marathon world record holder, who said taking a 10-minute ice bath after a race was "absolute agony" but claimed it helped her win gold in the 10,000m in the 2002 European championships. However, a study published...
  • 'Bats' shield Airmen from harm

    08/15/2006 6:48:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 593+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Ryan Hansen
    8/15/2006 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- Their mission is simple: save the lives of troops on the ground in Iraq by providing an electronic shield around them. That is the job of the 43rd Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron. Known as the Bats, they take to the air every day of the week to actively support coalition warfighters in harm's way by providing electronic combat coverage. As one of only a few electronic combat squadrons in the Air Force, the 43rd EECS's special skills are in high demand. When not deployed, the 43rd ECS and its sister squadron, the 41st ECS,...
  • Safe Haven For Abandoned Babies: Causing More Harm Than Good? (New term - "neonaticide")

    03/09/2006 3:53:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies · 1,948+ views
    Columbia University ^ | April 2004 | Jesse Hyde
    Safe Haven For Abandoned Babies: Causing More Harm Than Good?By Jesse Hyde April 2004 Tim Jaccard looked at the dead baby curled in the toilet bowl and cursed God. The Nassau County paramedic was supposed to be on his way home to comfort his stepdaughter. She had called him at work, crying because she could not get pregnant. Minutes after he hung up, the call came to respond to the women's restroom in the lobby of the First District Court in Hempstead, Long Island. "My daughter can't get pregnant and somebody throws their baby away," he remembered thinking in the...
  • `Cold case' investigation leads to arrest in 1972 killing

    02/20/2006 12:42:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies · 1,646+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | Sat, Feb. 18, 2006 | Brandon Bailey
    Frank Spencer Harm told his neighbors he was an ex-cop. He told his mother he was in the witness protection program. But a Santa Clara County sheriff's detective says Harm was a killer on the lam for more than 33 years, until authorities arrested him in Minnesota this week. Harm was jailed Thursday on a warrant charging him with shooting 25-year-old Fred Izzarelli to death after Harm broke into a Monte Sereno bungalow -- apparently in search of drugs -- where Izzarelli was living in 1972. Sheriff's Lt. Pedro Contreras said Harm was ``on the radar right from the beginning,''...
  • More Abu Ghraib Images Could Harm Troops, Official Says

    02/15/2006 5:03:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 29 replies · 709+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 15, 2006 | Gerry Gilmore
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2006 – Publicizing more images depicting alleged abuse of detainees at Iraqi's Abu Ghraib prison could bring harm to U.S. servicemembers, a senior Defense Department official said here today. The release of more Abu Ghraib images "could only further inflame and possibly incite unnecessary violence in the world and would endanger our military men and women that are serving in places around the world," DoD spokesman Bryan Whitman told Pentagon reporters. "The abuses at Abu Ghraib have been fully investigated," Whitman said. "As you know, it's been the policy of this department - it has been and...
  • Homosexual Parenting: Is It Time For Change?

    01/19/2006 4:09:34 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 43 replies · 1,129+ views
    Are children reared by two individuals of the same gender as well adjusted as children reared in families with a mother and a father? Until recently the unequivocal answer to this question was "no." Policymakers, social scientists, the media, and even physician organizations1, however, are now asserting that prohibitions on parenting by homosexual couples should be lifted. In making such far-reaching, generation-changing assertions, any responsible advocate would rely upon supporting evidence that is comprehensive and conclusive. Not only is this not the situation, but also there is sound evidence that children exposed to the homosexual lifestyle may be at increased...
  • Electrical safety training helps keep Iraqi workers free from harm

    11/23/2005 4:04:15 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 580+ views
    US Army Corps of Engineers ^ | Nov 23, 2005 | Jenna Bisenius
    Electrical safety training helps keep Iraqi workers free from harm By Jenna Bisenius Iraq Project and Contracting Office Iraqi labors in northern governorate of Erbil receive ladder safety training. (Photos courtesy of PCO) Iraqi personnel responsible for working on power pole lines receive appropriate training. (Photos courtesy of PCO) Iraqi personnel responsible for working on power pole lines receive appropriate training. (Photos courtesy of PCO) Baghdad, Iraq – While western construction companies have long recognized that employee safety is paramount to their success, the concept of a safe work environment is novel to most Iraqi crews. During Saddam’s reign, safety training was...
  • Heavy drinking may harm male hormones, sperm

    10/27/2005 11:37:16 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 78 replies · 2,333+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 10/27/05 | Amy Norton - Reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Problem drinking may dampen both a man's sex life and his chances of having children, according to a new study. Researchers in India found that men being treated for alcoholism had lower testosterone levels and more sperm abnormalities than non-drinkers did. They also had a far higher rate of erectile dysfunction (ED) - 71 percent, versus 7 percent of abstainers. Some past studies have suggested that heavy drinking can take a toll on men's reproductive health. One recent study found that couples had a higher miscarriage risk if the man had consumed 10 or more...
  • Man Convicted of “Hate Speech” for Flyer Warning of Harm from Sodomy

    05/18/2005 3:09:51 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 92 replies · 2,621+ views ^ | 5 18 05 |
    SASKATOON, SK, May 18, 2005 ( – A Saskatchewan man has been charged and ordered to pay $17,500 in damages to several homosexuals as a result of a flyer he distributed in Regina, containing warnings against the dangers of a homosexual lifestyle that a human rights tribunal ruled was “hate speech.” On May 2, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Tribunal ordered William Whatcott to pay homosexual Guy Taylor $2,500 and $5,000 each to homosexuals Brenden Wallace, James Komar and Kathy Hamre for damages. The four had sued Whatcott for a flyer he had distributed in mailboxes between September 2001 and April...