August 1st, 2008

Mr. Twister

Новости Пиндостана

1. The most dangerous contraband: Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff wrote in an opinion piece published last month in USA Today that "the most dangerous contraband is often contained in laptop computers or other electronic devices." Searches have uncovered "violent jihadist materials" as well as images of child pornography, he wrote.

2. Комментарий телевидения по поводу последнего предложения легализации отмены федерального запрета на имение при себе до трех граммов марихуаны:

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Mr. Twister

В новостях этого часа

Bloomberg -- The Chicago Transit Authority plans to rip all seats out of some train cars during peak hours to make more room for riders leaving their autos at home because of $4-a-gallon gas. The north central U.S., including Chicago, led a national decline in driving in May, with a 4.5 percent drop, the Federal Highway Administration said on July 28. The second-largest U.S. transit system was already crowded because the region's 900,000 senior citizens began riding free in April. ``There are people that have to wait for several trains to get on,'' said Noelle Gaffney, a spokeswoman for the city transit agency.


Из того же источника: -- Comcast Corp., the largest U.S. cable-television provider, was ordered by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to stop blocking Internet access for customers who share videos and other files online. Critics said the FCC lacks the authority to make such a ruling and is interfering in decisions best left to business -- тоже мне, фокус.
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