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  • Ferguson apologises to ref Wiley
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    Sir Alex Ferguson apologises to referee Alan Wiley for any embarrassment caused by comments the Manchester United boss made about him.

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  • Rupert Murdoch Says Google Is Stealing His Content
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    Hugh Pickens writes Weston Kosova writes in Newsweek that Rupert Murdoch gave an impassioned speech to media executives in Beijing decrying that search engines — in particular Google — are stealing from him, because Google links to his stories but doesn’t pay News Corp. to do so. ‘The aggregators and plagiarists will soon have to pay a price for the co-opting of our content,’ Murdoch says. ‘But if we do not take advantage of the current (more…)

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic – The Making of Coruscant
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    From the majestic skyline to the dark and seedy underground levels, a large team of The Old Republic developers worked together to construct the dynamic city-world of Coruscant. Watch our latest Developer Dispatch, The Making of Coruscant.

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  • NASCAR Founder’s Grandson Popped For DUI, Cocaine And Racing
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    A blasted-looking J.C. France, grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France and Grand-Am racer, was arrested in Daytona Beach with his “housemate” for an illegal trifecta: drug possession, street racing and DUI. Yup, Cocaine is a hell of a drug.

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  • For College Students, Health Overhaul Starts Today
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    While Congress haggles over the details of a massive health-care overhaul, at least a few people will no longer have to worry about losing their health insurance if they get sick: college students who are still covered under their parents’ health plans.

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  • Djokovic closes on Murray ranking
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    Novak Djokovic beats Fernando Verdasco at the China Open to move within one win of Andy Murray’s world number three ranking.

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  • Leeds Rhinos v St Helens (Sat)
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    Leeds are aiming to create history and become the first team to win three successive Super League Grand Finals when they meet St Helens on Saturday.

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  • Breaking News: ‘Al-Qaeda-link’ Cern worker held
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    France has arrested a researcher at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (Cern) for suspected links with al-Qaeda, officials have said.

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  • Yahoo! Opens Floodgates On Homepage To Devs
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    alphadogg writes to mention that at their “Open Hack Day” conference today and tomorrow, Yahoo plans on opening the floodgates to their homepage in hopes that developers will start building massive numbers of applications for general distribution. “Announced in April 2008, YOS [Yahoo's Open Strategy] aims to open all of the company’s online services, sites and applications to third-party developers, as well as give end users a ‘social profile’ dashboard (more…)

  • South Polar Ocean Temps Were Tropical 50 Million Years Ago
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    The temperature difference between equatorial and polar sea waters was minimal during the extremely warm ‘Greenhouse World’ 60 to 50 million years ago. A team of scientists headed by Peter Bijl has shown that circum-Antarctic sea water exceeded 30ºC (86ºF) at that time.

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