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Switzerland set Roman Polanski free by refusing US extradition bid | News.com.au

ROMAN Polanski is a free man today after Swiss authorities rejected a request to extradite the film director to the United States to answer for a child sex case dating back to 1977.

via Switzerland set Roman Polanski free by refusing US extradition bid | News.com.au.

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US Cyber Command logo code cracked in hours | The Australian

TECHIES have quickly cracked a secret code embedded in the Pentagon’s new US Cyber Command logo – but the resulting bureaucratic message may be even more difficult to decipher.

via US Cyber Command logo code cracked in hours | The Australian.

Aussie Dugong tips the Dutch while Oracle octopus Mulls his Choices

Rarefied ruminations, and an augury of omens and mollusc musings have inflamed the  poisonous passions of the World Football proletariat.

“Paul should clam up before his clairvoyance lands him in the soup”, one bystander was heard to say of the prognosticating, multi limbed hunch miester.

The Spanish government has called for the soccer soothsayer to be placed under protection after German threats to eat him.

via Oracle octopus Paul to predict final … if not too tired.

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DAWN.COM | Pakistan | At least 45 killed in Mohmand suicide attack

PESHAWAR: A suicide bomber killed up to 45 people and wounded dozens in an attack outside the office of a senior government official in Pakistan’s northwest, government and hospital officials said.

via DAWN.COM | Pakistan | At least 45 killed in Mohmand suicide attack.

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Judge declares US gay-marriage ban is unconstitutional – Local News Updates – MetroDesk – The Boston Globe

“This court has determined that it is clearly within the authority of the Commonwealth to recognize same-sex marriages among its residents, and to afford those individuals in same-sex marriages any benefits, rights, and privileges to which they are entitled by virtue of their marital status,” Tauro wrote.

via Judge declares US gay-marriage ban is unconstitutional – Local News Updates – MetroDesk – The Boston Globe.

Support the First Amendment with 1 for All — Blog — WordPress.com

The oil spill has also made me realize how fragile this freedom is — as the Associated Press reported, “journalists covering the Gulf of Mexico oil spill have been yelled at, kicked off public beaches and islands and threatened with arrest …”

via Support the First Amendment with 1 for All — Blog — WordPress.com.

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DAWN.COM | Pakistan | ‘Some ulema reluctant to condemn suicide attacks’

MULTAN: Federal minister for religious affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi on Sunday said that a majority of ulema do not favour suicide attacks but some of them are reluctant to condemn them unconditionally.

via DAWN.COM | Pakistan | ‘Some ulema reluctant to condemn suicide attacks’.

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