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  • British Swimming takes legal action
    By on March 30, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    British Swimming will take legal action against the withdrawal of UK Sport funding for synchronised swimming.

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  • 87-Year-Old World War II Veteran Takes On the TSA
    By on October 26, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    McGruber writes “Orlando Sentinel columnist Lauren Ritchie has written about how Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints handle her father Sam, an 87-year-old who has a propensity to question authority in a quiet way, and make his target feel stupid. Sam points to the signs that the TSA posts stating that those above the age of 75 don’t have to take off their shoes for screening. Maybe the TSA thinks all old people wear floppy tennies, (more…)

  • Ireland’s Roche takes Vuelta lead
    By on August 31, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Leopold Konig wins stage eight of the Vuelta a Espana as Ireland’s Nicolas Roche finishes third to take the race lead.

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  • Congress Takes Up Online Sales Tax
    By on February 16, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    head_dunce writes “A bill introduced Thursday by a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers seeks to make it easier for states to collect sales taxes stemming from online purchases. Amazon is among the e-retailers supporting the proposal, while a lobbying group representing eBay and Overstock.com stands opposed. From the article: ‘”Small businesses and states alike are suffering from the inability to collect due — not new — taxes from purchases made online,” (more…)

  • Di Matteo takes blame for defeat
    By on November 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo takes responsibility for the defeat at Juventus that leaves them close to a Champions League exit.

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  • Matrix Ref: Whatever It Takes To Get The Call (VID)
    By on April 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    This referee does some Neo type moves to see the tap.

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  • Obama takes plunge, swims in Gulf
    By on August 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The one really big question hanging over President Obama’s weekend vacation to Panama City, Florida, now has an answer.

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  • League takes some England blame
    By on August 3, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Premier League is only partly to blame for England’s World Cup failure, chief executive Richard Scudamore claims.

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  • Bicyclist Goes Down Hard And Takes Out Pack (Video)
    By on May 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    In the final turn this weekend in the Tour of California one guy in the front pack wipes out and takes out a big group of racers.

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  • Asus Takes Another Stab at Revolutionizing Netbook Market
    By on March 6, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Perhaps most well known for their netbook innovations with the Eee PC, Asus is at it again with their latest rollout at CeBIT Germany. The “Waveface Light,” a new concept laptop, can be used as a conventional laptop or converted to a tablet by removing the keyboard and opening it to a completely flat position. Sounds like either a stroke of genius or a “small widget broke and now it’s worthless” design issue.

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