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  • Class Action Lawsuit Over Xbox Live Bannings
    By on November 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Boutique law firm AbingtonIP is “investigating” what it considers the “convenient” recent Xbox Live bannings. The firm posits that the “tens of thousands” of banned Xbox Live subscribers who used modded consoles deserve recompense due to the timing of the action.

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  • Portsmouth name Grant as new boss
    By on November 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant is confirmed as Portsmouth’s new boss.

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  • Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen Punched by Pissed Fan
    By on November 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen was punched in the face by an irate fan outside a South Bend restaurant early Sunday morning and has a swollen eye, a person briefed on the incident said.

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  • ‘World of Warcraft’ Marks Fifth Birthday
    By on November 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    ‘World of Warcraft’, the massively multiplayer online game played by more than 12 million people, is five years old today.

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  • 5 Must Have Google Chrome Extensions
    By on November 26, 2009 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments

    While many of these extensions are next to pointless, there are a few gems that can make your Chrome browsing experience a bit more useful.

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  • Ireland’s archbishops ‘covered up abuse to protect Church”
    By on November 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ireland’s Roman Catholic archbishops and police covered up four decades of child sex abuse by priests in a conspiracy to protect the reputation of the church, a report found.

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  • CIA Manual Thought Lost In 1973 Available On Amazon
    By on November 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “At the height of the Cold War, the Central Intelligence Agency paid renowned magician John Mulholland $3,000 to write a manual on misdirection, concealment, and stagecraft. All known copies of the document were believed to be destroyed in 1973. Turns out one survived — and is now available on Amazon.”

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  • Competence Alert: IAAF Has Nearly Identified Runner’s Gender
    By on November 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The IAAF said Friday it is still working behind the scenes with Caster Semenya and the South African government to resolve issues about the 18-year-old runner’s gender identity and future career. Australian newspapers reported in September that Semenya has male and female sexual organs, but the IAAF has refused to confirm or deny those claims.

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  • England ‘closing gap’ on rivals
    By on November 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    RFU director of elite rugby Rob Andrew believes England are now more competitive against their Tri-Nations rivals despite defeats to Australia and New Zealand.

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  • Australian Govt. Proposes Internet “Panic Button” For Kids
    By on November 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    CuteSteveJobs writes “Children who feel they are being bullied, harassed or groomed online could call for help instantly using a ‘panic button’ on their PCs under a plan by the Australian Government’s cyber-safety working group. The button shall look like a ‘friendly dolphin,’ who will connect the child victim instantly to police or child protection groups. Australian Internet Censorship Advocate Hetty ‘Save the Children’ Johnson says the Internet (more…)