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Blackberry firm sees profits fall

BBC News - Business - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 18:43
The maker of the Blackberry mobile phone, Research in Motion, sees shares fall 9% after a drop in second-quarter profits.

Anti-depressants pregnancy 'risk'

BBC - Health News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 18:04
Children born to women taking anti-depressants in early pregnancy have an increased risk of heart defects, a study finds.

Prostate screening under scrutiny

BBC - Health News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 18:00
Routine prostate cancer screening comes under scrutiny after two studies conclude it may do more harm than good.

Science & the Public: Protected whales found in Japan’s supermarkets

Science News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 17:23
Toothless Asian whales find themselves being protected by fairly toothless regulations.

Khloe and Lamar: Why rush to the altar?

CNN.com - Showbiz - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 17:13
It might not be planned for Las Vegas but talk about a quickie wedding!

Army fires coach Jim Crews after seven seasons

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 17:12
Army fired coach Jim Crews after seven seasons with the academy.

New dawn

BBC News - Business - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 17:09
Are we at the brink of a new world order?

Oil price slumps on supply data

BBC News - Business - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 16:55
Oil prices fall by more than 4% on fears that demand for crude may not have recovered as much as previously thought.

New York Giants place Kenny Phillips on IR

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 16:12
Giants safety Kenny Phillips has been placed on injured reserve with an injury to his left knee, and New York has been awarded safety Aaron Rouse off waivers from Green Bay.

Mark Sanchez of New York Jets has tendinitis in right knee, expected to play Sunday

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 15:58
Jets rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez has some tendinitis in his right knee that isn't expected to affect his availability for this weekend's game against Tennessee.

The element tin does what carbon will not

Science News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 15:17
New bonding suggests scientists may need to rethink heavy metal chemistry

Renault suffer twin sponsor blow

BBC News - Business - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 14:53
Sponsors ING and Mutua Madrilena withdraw their backing of Renault's F1 team with immediate effect.

Practical Traveler: No Rest for the Airport Security Weary

NYT - Politics News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 14:41
A rule that is being phased in this year requires that the names on IDs and tickets match perfectly.

Groups.Drupal.org Upgrade to Drupal 6.x - State of the Site

Drupal.org Community - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 11:45

There's lots of exciting news about Groups.Drupal.org which was launched over three years ago as a

a glorious hub of worldwide drupal user groups.

Three years since and there are almost 650 groups on the site and over 51,000 subscriptions to those groups with over 700,000 page views each month. A glorious hub indeed.

Single sign on problems:

Many users will now enjoy the magic "single sign on" from bakery, but some accounts couldn't be synched automatically. If you have problems logging in to the site please follow the instructions on the account synch request form.

Along with the redesign and upgrade happening for drupal.org, Groups.Drupal.org is being upgraded. Moshe Weitzman is leading the charge on this effort. Moshe has decided that this upgrade makes a good point to pass along some maintenance responsibilities for the site to Josh Koenig and Greg Knaddison.

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Dane, Gayheart sue over nude tape

CNN.com - Showbiz - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 10:48
Eric Dane and wife Rebecca Gayheart are suing the pants off the parent company of a blog that posted their nude tape last month.

Fallon's band says they're not sellouts

CNN.com - Showbiz - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 10:37
Yes, they signed with a mega-label and are cashing checks as a late-night show's house band, but sellouts? The Roots?

'Idol' could get friendly competition from 'X'

CNN.com - Showbiz - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 10:35
In the business of music talent shows, there's always room for one more.

Pittsburgh: From grime to glam

CNN.com - Travel News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 10:33
Just 10 years ago, you couldn't mention the words "posh" and "Pittsburgh" in the same sentence without a collective laugh. Not anymore.

'Other Boleyn' author reigns with new novel

CNN.com - Showbiz - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 10:26
Although Elizabeth Woodville lived centuries ago, author Philippa Gregory believes women today will find they have a commonality with her.

Home sales in the US fall back

BBC News - Business - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 10:26
Sales of previously-owned US homes fell in August after four consecutive monthly increases, an estate agent body says.

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