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  • Bell confident on England future
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    Ian Bell says his best years for England are to come, despite suggestions the forthcoming Test series in South Africa could be his last.

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  • New Super Mario Bros Wii sells 550,000 on day one in America
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    The latest Wii blockbuster posts the third largest day one of the year behind Modern Warfare 2 and Halo 3: ODST

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  • Top 5 Free Agent Shortstops
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    Since the beginning of steroid testing, however, the middle infield positions have devolved back to where they were pre-Ripken. Now, much of a player’s value in the middle infield is predicated on his defense, and power-hitting middle-infielders are much harder to come by.

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  • Wanted: Super Mario and his brother Luigi for robbery
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    Cops are hunting for a group of robbers caught on camera assaulting a cabbie in Staten Island while wearing Halloween costumes of the popular video game characters.

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  • Assassin’s Creed : Lineage Part 2 is out !!!
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    Assassin’s Creed II: Lineage, is a short film series inspired by the game.The three short movies willl focus on the story of Ezio’s father, Giovanni Auditore da Firenze, and will be a prelude to the Assassin’s Creed II storyline, offering insight into the Assassin’s Creed II storyline and characters.

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  • Calling B.S. On Amazon’s Taxation Arguments
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    theodp writes “Over at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Michael Mazerov carefully picks apart Amazon’s arguments against collecting sales taxes, arguing that they simply do not withstand scrutiny. While Amazon officials say collecting sales tax in every state would be excessively burdensome, Mazerov notes the e-tailer already collects sales tax in virtually every state for numerous other companies that sell on its website. Mazerov also (more…)

  • MCC rules out renaming Lord’s
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    The owners of Lord’s will not sell the stadium’s naming rights to fund a £400m redevelopment of the famous venue.

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  • 7 Achievements in Video Games That Will Make You Cry
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    When the Xbox 360 came out, it brought many new features that defined next generation. The console had high definition, wireless controllers, and much more. One feature that was new as well was something called ‘Achievements’. To break it down, every game on the Xbox 360 has achievements. They’re goals that require you to complete certain tasks.

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  • For Blind Gamer, Lawsuit Against Sony Is Clear
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    Sony is facing a lawsuit from a blind gamer from California. He contends that even after repeated requests he made to Sony via email to revise their games to make them more accessible, the company did not revise their games. For blind gamers, this is a big deal…

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  • We Really Don’t Know Jack About Maintenance
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    davecb writes “The ACM has been kind enough to print Paul Stachour’s and my ‘jack’ article about Software Maintenance. Paul first pointed out back in 1984 that we and our managers were being foolish — when we were still running Unix V7 — and if anything it’s been getting worse. Turns out maintenance has been a ‘solved problem in computer science’ since at least then, and we’re just beginning to rediscover it.”

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