Garuda Indonesia increases flights, fleet; may buy rival

Garuda Indonesia increases flights, fleet; may buy rival

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Indonesian state-owned flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has been expanding, with the airline set to add nine new jets to its fleet and double its flights between Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur. Garuda is also considering a bid for defunct rival Linus Airways.

Garuda is expecting the imminent arrival of four new Airbus jets and five new Boeings. The Airbuses, A330-200s, are earmarked to fly international routes to Seoul and Shanghai starting in July. All four have Internet and telephone access for passengers. The Boeings, B737-800 Next Generation aircraft, are due to be in service by the 2010.

Also planned before the year’s end is the increase in flights on the Jakarta-Kuala Lumpur route from one to two per week. “We saw our current load factor[s] have reached 75 percent and even more during school breaks like June and July,” Said the company’s Vice President for Network Oversight, Risnandi. “This is very promising.”

Garuda is now reported to be considering a bid for Linus, who stopped operating on April 27 and have recently been stripped of the rights to fly their former routes as legally required for airlines that do not operate for more than thrity days. Linus still holds some documents of worth to Garuda for transfer to their subisidiary Citilink.

“I heard that Garuda intends to buy Linus who already hold an aviation business license (SIUP) and an air operators certificate (AOC) for the scheduled air services,” said Indonesian Director General of Civil aviation Herry Bakti S. Gumay to reporters for Bisnis Indonesia. He said that his office was in favour of a takeover by Garuda because foreign bids are limited to holding a maximum total of 49% of the shares in Linus.

Linus Airways’ President Directer Indra said that “we are flexible to acquisition, depending on the investor. If someone wants to buy 100% of the shares we can release our shares, but if someone wants take only a majority shareholding with us as a partner – we are also open.” Indra commented that he has had an informal meeting with Garuda CEO Emirsyah Satar but says that they never discussed acquisition by Garuda and that Linus is already in talks with another ‘strategic investor’ with a view to resuming operations.

Two airlines, Riau Airlines and Kartika Airlines, have both launched bids for the ten routes formally operated by Linus, which include four from Jakarta and three from Batam.

Garuda Indonesia’s Financial Direcotr Eddy Purwanto has anounced that US$650 million worth of loans from Bank Mandiri have been restructured. Garuda, who has apointed Rothschild’s as their international financial advisors, will now pay US$450 million by 2015.

1 million people welcome 2007 in Sydney

1 million people welcome 2007 in Sydney

Monday, January 1, 2007

A crowd of approximately 1 million has welcomed the new year in Sydney overnight. Many of the crowd had camped out since 6 AM AEDT (7PM UTC) to ensure they had the best vantage point for the fireworks displays at 9 PM and 12 AM. Earlier predictions of rain failed to dampen enthusiastic revellers and fortunately did not eventuate.

According to police, vantage points were Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House closed around 7 PM.

This year’s theme was “A diamond night in Emerald City” and celebrated the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s diamond anniversary of 75 years which will fall in March.

As usual, the bridge became the centre piece of Sydney’s celebrations with a question mark turning into a coat hanger during the 9 PM fireworks show before a diamond appeared at 11 PM.

Entertainment was held in the city throughout the day, culminating in a spectacular fireworks display at midnight. Revellers counted down the final seconds of 2006 with numbers on the side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The festivities are estimated to have cost AUD $4 million and organisers claim their fireworks display is “the largest in the world”. Sydney’s celebrations were broadcast on television live around the world as other countries prepared their New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Despite the large crowd, police made only 58 arrests for offences including offensive conduct, stealing, assaulting police, goods in custody, assault, drink driving and affray.

Ambulance officers were called to 1,139 incidents in Sydney with another 900 in country areas.

‘Mobile phone dermatitis’ linked to nickel deposits

‘Mobile phone dermatitis’ linked to nickel deposits

Friday, October 17, 2008

The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has released a report saying that an illness they named ‘mobile phone dermatitis’, in which individuals owning a cell phone have developed a rash on the side of their face, is likely linked to nickel deposits in the metal of some cellular phones. Nickel has been known to cause rashes on those who have a sensitivity to, or are allergic to the metal. Nickel is also mixed with other metals to make jewelry.

The Association says that the condition is likely to affect people who spend too much time talking on the phone. They found that those who spend too much time text messaging or talking for long periods on the phone, were most likely to develop a rash, sometimes severe, on their face and ears, or the tips of their fingers.

Tests in January, performed on 22 cellular phones by scientists at Brown University in Rhode Island located in the United States, had found that just under half, a total of 10, contained nickel while the rest had rubber buttons and a plastic case. Initially the rashes were unexplained, and researchers could not find a reason why so many individuals began to experience the symptoms. In most cases the rashes were untreatable.

“Cell phones intended for rugged use … often have rubber coating and no surface nickel. Those with more fashionable designs often have metallic accents and are more likely to contain free nickel in their casings,” said Lionel Bercovitch MD., one of the researchers, in a report in the journal for the Canadian Medical Association on January 1, 2008.

Researchers also state that although some people may not be allergic to nickel, “prolonged” and continuous exposure to it can cause severe reactions.

“Prolonged or repetitive contact with a nickel-containing phone is more likely to cause a skin reaction in those who are allergic,” said BAD dermatologist Dr. Graham Lowe in a press release. In the United Kingdom alone, BAD says nearly 30% of the population suffers from rashes brought on by prolonged exposure to the metal.

The researchers also recommend individuals to buy swab test kits to test for traces of nickel.

Several Reasons To Look Into Medicare Advantage In Warner Robins Ga

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Many of those approaching retirement and the availability of Medicare coverage assume that their options are limited. For many years, this was very much the case, with only the traditional Medicare Part A, B, and D coverage systems being available to those using the system. Starting in 1997, however, a new option became available, and it has proved to be a highly popular one.

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For those looking into Medicare Advantage in Warner Robins GA, it is not always obvious how they might benefit, however. Unlike traditional Medicare, the Advantage program consists mostly of the kinds of preferred provider organization, or PPO, or health management organization, or HMO, options that are so common among regular insurance plans today.

Both of these approaches seek to keep medical costs down in a variety of ways, but primarily by controlling the access to and distribution of health services through structural means. That means that, in some cases, Advantage plans can be more cost-effective ways of providing medical services that traditional Medicare typically is, savings that are ultimately passed on to members in either of a couple of forms. Visit website for more details.

One of these is that the plans can be more generous in particular ways than traditional Medicare. For example, some Advantage options allow for longer stays or better accommodations in hospitals after certain procedures, benefits that many people find attractive. The programs can also save members money by passing on lower costs to them in the form of reduced deductibles and copays, once again appealing to many people for these reasons.

There are plenty of reasons to investigate Medicare Advantage in Warner Robins GA, then. Doing so is fortunately quite simple, as many local companies like the Stone Insurance Agency Inc can help with the process. Ultimately, finding and signing up for an Advantage plan is little different from acquiring traditional insurance, despite the fact that the coverage will mostly be paid for through the Medicare system. That means that the same resources that often help individuals at earlier life stages find coverage can typically be just as useful when it comes to arranging for an Advantage policy.

Euro 2008: Austria vs. Poland

Euro 2008: Austria vs. Poland
June 24th, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Thursday, June 12, 2008

June 12, 2008
Austria 1 – 1 Poland Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna Attendance: 51,428 Referee: Howard Webb (England)
Ümit Korkmaz 56’Andreas Ivanschitz 64’Roland Linz 64’Ivica Vasti? 64’Roman Kienast 64’Sebastian Prödl 72’René Aufhauser 74’Jürgen Säumel 74’Ivica Vasti? pen. 90+3′ 30′ Roger Guerreiro 46′ Mariusz Jop 46′ Pawe? Gola?ski 58′ Marcin Wasilewski 61′ Jacek Krzynówek 83′ Marek Saganowski 83′ Wojciech ?obodzi?ski 85′ Roger Guerreiro 85′ Rafa? Murawski 90+3′ Jacek B?k

Austria salvaged a draw from their group game against Poland after referee Howard Webb awarded a controversial penalty in injury time, which Vasti? duefully converted, becoming the European Championships’ oldest ever scorer, at the age of 39.

Austria had several clear chances early in the match, Harnik failed to score when put through one-on-one with the outrushing Polish goalkeeper Boruc in the 11th minute. Guerreiro scored in the 30th minute for Poland, despite suspicions that he tapped in Saganowski’s cross from an off-side position. Austria pushed for an equaliser in the second half but were held steadfastly by the Polish defence, including some stunning saves from Artur Boruc. In the third minute of injury time referee Howard Webb awarded a penalty to Austria after sighting shirt holding in the penalty-area, which Vasti? scored in a dramatic finale.

Austria will face Germany in a must-win match on Match Day 10 (June 16, 2008), and will be without Sebastian Proedl, who will be suspended, having collected 2 yellow cards in both his appearances so far. Poland will face Croatia, and also must win to qualify for the Quarter-Finals.

GK 21 Jürgen Macho
RB 14 György Garics
CB 15 Sebastian Prödl 72′
CB 3 Martin Stranzl
LB 4 Emanuel Pogatetz
DM 6 René Aufhauser 74′
RM 8 Christoph Leitgeb
CM 10 Andreas Ivanschitz (c) 64′
LM 11 Ümit Korkmaz 56′
CF 20 Martin Harnik
CF 9 Roland Linz 64′
MF 7 Ivica Vasti? 64′
FW 18 Roman Kienast 64′
MF 19 Jürgen Säumel 74′
Josef Hickersberger
GK 1 Artur Boruc
RB 13 Marcin Wasilewski 58′
CB 2 Mariusz Jop 46′
CB 6 Jacek B?k (c) 90+3′
LB 14 Micha? ?ew?akow
RM 5 Dariusz Dudka
CM 18 Mariusz Lewandowski
LM 8 Jacek Krzynówek 61′
AM 20 Roger Guerreiro 85′
CF 11 Marek Saganowski 83′
CF 7 Euzebiusz Smolarek
DF 4 Pawe? Gola?ski 46′
MF 17 Wojciech ?obodzi?ski 83′
MF 19 Rafa? Murawski 85′
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US: National Security Agency leaker Reality Winner pleads guilty to espionage

US: National Security Agency leaker Reality Winner pleads guilty to espionage
June 24th, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Friday, June 22, 2018

Reality Leigh Winner, age 25, a former contractor for the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA), plead guilty to espionage today in an Augusta, Georgia courtroom for leaking classified documents regarding Russian hacking during the 2016 election cycle to a fringe media website. Winner was arrested and charged under the 1971 Espionage Act when she allegedly removed classified documents from a secure facility and sought the publication through The Intercept, which carries up to a 10-year sentence.

The Intercept article, published on June 5, 2017, did request a statement prior to the publication initiating a series of steps towards an investigation. According to The Intercept, the source was anonymous but the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) quickly suspecting Winner, suggesting the reporters disclosed Winner as the source yet still remains unproven. As part of her duties, Winner obtained and maintained a Top Secret security clearance which requires her to understand the strict rules when handling such information. FBI Special Agent Justin C. Garrick claims in an affidavit, Winner printed, without authorization, the documents around May 9, 2017 removing them from an unknown secure facility in Georgia.

During an interrogation with Winner, Special Agent Garrick acknowledges Winner confessed to obtaining and distributing sensitive intelligence. A statement by Winner claimed, “I wasn’t trying to be a Snowden or anything.” referring to the former NSA contractor Edward Snowden releasing information about NSA data collection and analysis programs like PRISM and ECHELON. However the FBI has Facebook messages originating from Winners account to her sister’s account with sympathetic statements towards Snowden and Julian Assange. No communication has ever been discovered directly connecting Snowden or Assange to Winner. However, Assange did announce a US$10,000 bounty for the reporter responsible for allegedly ousting Winner to the FBI. All of the documents Winner eventually made it to Assange’s WikiLeaks site, with the origin unknown due to the operation of the site.

According to a follow-up report by The Intercept earlier this month, the FBI has made unsubstantiated claims Winner also had a thumb-drive with more compromising information and special treatment. Since her arrest, leakers of sensitive intelligence information have been arrested and released on bail, whilst Winner remained incarcerated.

Winner, enlisted in the U.S. Air Force for 6 years before being honorably discharged, then joined the intelligence contractor Pluribus International Corp.. During her enlistment, she acted as a linguist competent in Pashto, Farsi, and Dari, highly coveted skills by the intelligence community. After separating with the Air Force, she became a body builder and instructor at a yoga studio in Augusta, along side her work as a contractor. She was held on US$1 million for the last year, at the Lincoln County Jail in Augusta, GA.


2006 “Stolenwealth” Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

2006 “Stolenwealth” Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne
June 23rd, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Friday, March 3, 2006

The possibility of large-scale protests in the face of the 3,000 journalists covering the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, has event organisers and the Government worried.

The group “Black GST” – which represents Indigenous Genocide, Sovereignty and Treaty – are planning demonstrations at prominent Games events unless the Government agrees to a range of demands including an end to Aboriginal genocide, Aboriginal Sovereignty and the signing of a treaty.

The Black GST say they hope the focus of the world’s media will draw attention to the plight of indigenous Australians during the Games. Organisers say supporters are converging from across Australia and from overseas. Organisers say up to 20,000 people may take part in talks, rallies, colourful protests and many cultural festivities designed to pressure the Federal Government on Indigeneous rights issues. They want the Government to provide a temporary campsite for the supporters, saying “organised chaos was better than disorganised chaos.”

The 2006 Stolenwealth Games convergence, described by organisers as the “cultural festival of the 2006 Commonwealth Games,” was virtually opened on March 2nd with the launch of the official “Stolenwealth Games” website. Scoop Independent News and Perth Indymedia reported that the launch was held at Federation Square in Melbourne. The site contents were projected via wireless laptop by the Stolenwealth Games General Manager, and a tour of the website was given on the big screen. He said “overwhelming amusement was the response from the audience.” The group say permanent access points to the website are being set up at public internet facilities across Victoria during the coming weeks.

“Interest in the Stolenwealth Games is building all over the world and this fresh, exciting and contemporary site will draw in people from Stolenwealth Nations around the globe to find out about the latest news and events,” said a Stolenwealth Games spokesperson. “We have been getting many requests from around the world wanting to know about the Stolenwealth Games. We have provided many ways that individuals and organisations can support the campaign by spreading the word.”

The Victorian Traditional Owner Land Justice Group (VTOLJG) which represents the first nation groups of Victoria, has announced its support to boycott the 2006 Commonwealth Games until the Government “recognises Traditional Owner rights.” The group asserts that culture has been misappropriated in preparation for the Games.

Organisers of the campaign say they welcome the formal support from the Traditional Owners. “While some seek to divide and discredit Indigenous Australia, this support is further evidence that the Aboriginal people are united in opposition to the ongoing criminal genocide that is being perpetrated against the Aboriginal people” said Black GST supporter and Aboriginal Elder, Robbie Thorpe.

“We now have endorsement from the VTOLJG and the Aboriginal Tent Embassy for the aims and objectives of the Campaign and we are looking forward to hosting all indigenous and non-indigenous supporters from across Australia in March,” he said. The Black GST group have said “the convergence will be held as a peaceful, family-focussed demonstration against genocide, and for the restoration of sovereignty and the negotiations towards a Treaty.”

But the campaign has received flak in mainstream media, such as Melbourne’s Herald Sun, who wrote: “the proposal to allow BlackGST to set up an Aboriginal tent embassy at a site well away from the Commonwealth Games will be interpreted by some as the State Government caving in to a radical protest group. A major concern for the Government… is to protect the event from disruption… no chances should be taken…”

The Black GST has been planning the convergence for months, calling for Aboriginal people and their supporters to converge on Melbourne. The Melbourne-based Indigenous rights group have called on thousands of people concerned about the plight of indigenous Australians to converge on Melbourne during the Games, which they have dubbed “the Stolenwealth Games”. But the choice of Kings Domain has made conflict almost inevitable, as the area is one of the areas gazetted by the State Government as a “Games management zone”.

Under the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act, any area gazetted as a management zone is subject to a range of specific laws – including bans on protesting, creating a disturbance and other activities. The protest bans will be in effect at different times and places, and offenders can be arrested. A spokeswoman for the Black GST, which advocates peaceful protest, said the site had been chosen because it was close to where the Queen will stay on March 15. “We figured that she is only in Melbourne for 27 hours or something like that so we thought we would make it easy for her to come next door and see us,” she said. “We are a very open, welcoming group, so she will be welcome to come and join us.”

Kings Domain is the burial site for 38 indigenous forefathers of Victoria. Black GST elder, Targan, said trade union groups have offered to install infrastructure at the site. The group initially worked with the State Government to find a suitable camp site, but the relationship broke down when the Government failed to meet a deadline imposed by the protesters. “While we are disappointed the ministers were not able to meet deadline on our request, we thank them for their constructive approach towards negotiations and the open-door policy exercised,” said Targan.

A spokesman for Games Minister Justin Madden said the Government was still investigating other sites. Victoria Police Games security commander Brendan Bannan said he was not convinced the Black GST represented the views of most indigenous people. “We are dealing with the Aboriginal community and they don’t seem to support it at all … the wider Aboriginal community don’t support disruption to the Games at all,” he said.

The Government was told that Black GST supporters would camp in Fitzroy Gardens and other city parks should it fail to nominate a site. A spokesman for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Gavan Jennings said the Government was taking the issue seriously, but had not been able to finalise a campsite before the deadline.

Under special Games laws, people protesting or causing a disturbance in “Games management zones” can be arrested and fined. While prominent public spaces such as Federation Square, Birrarung Marr, Albert Park and the Alexandra Gardens fall under the legislation, such tough anti-protest laws cannot be enforced in the nearby Fitzroy Gardens.

Games chairman Ron Walker has urged the group to choose another date for its protest march through the city, which is currently planned to coincide with the opening ceremony on March 15. The group believes that an opportunity to gain attention for indigenous issues was lost at the Sydney Olympics and has vowed to make a highly visible presence at the Games.

The Black GST said the Australian Aboriginal Tent Embassy’s sacred flame, burning over many years at the Canberra site will be carried to Melbourne before the Games, and its arrival would mark the opening of the protest camp from where a march will proceed to the MCG before the Opening Ceremony.

Black GST claims supporters from all over Australia, including three busloads from the West Australian Land Council, will gather in Melbourne during the Games for peaceful protests.

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Gavin Jennings had offered Victoria Park to the protesters. Victoria Park, former home of Collingwood Football Club, where one of the strongest statements of Aboriginal pride, when St Kilda star Nicky Winmar in 1993 raised his jumper and pointed to his bare chest after racial taunts from the Collingwood crowd.

Black GST, which has labelled the Games the Stolenwealth Games, said the State Government had failed to find a suitable venue. Black GST may encourage protesters to camp in prominent parks such as Fitzroy Gardens and Treasury Gardens. Graffiti supporting the action has also appeared in central Melbourne.

Melbourne City councillor Fraser Brindley has offered his home to the Black GST organisers. “I offered my home up to people who are organising visitors to come to the Games,” he said. Cr Brindley will be overseas when the Commonwealth Games are held and has offered the free accommodation at his flat at Parkville. He said he agreed with the protesters’ view that treaties needed to be signed with indigenous Australians. “I’m offering it up to the indigenous people who are coming to remind Her Majesty that her Empire took this land from them,” said Cr Brindlley. Nationals leader Peter Ryan said: “This extremist group has no part in the Australian community.” Melbourne councillor Peter Clarke said the actions were embarrassing and that he would try to discourage him. “It’s not in the spirit of the Games,” he said.

Aboriginal elder, Targan, said the possibility of securing Victoria Park was delightfully ironic. “There’s a lot of irony going on,” Targan, 53, a PhD student at Melbourne University, said. “GST stands for Genocide, Sovereignty and Treaty. We want the genocide of our people to stop; we want some sovereignty over traditional land, certainly how it is used, and we want a treaty with the government,” Targan said.

Know How To Match Your Pearl Jewelry To Clothing And Skin Tone!}

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Knowing how to appropriately match pearl jewelry to your wardrobe and skin tone may not be easy because the process may possibly be frustrating. No man is an island, thus, as much as possible we just love to socialize. But along with that comes the everyday dilemma of keeping ourselves presentable to our acquaintances. Take a minute to read these professional tips to guide you how to match your pearl jewelry to your outfit and skin color.

Matching Pearl to Outfit

For matching pearl jewelry to clothing, identify the following factors

Your Lifestyle

The type of clothing you have and the colors you prefer

The type of pearl jewelry that will suit your attire

The outfit you frequently put on

High quality perfectly round pearls are most suitable for women of authority and power. Your extremely crisp business suits and formal attires should only be adorned by the most extravagant pearls in the market today. Wrap up that whole elegant package with a classic pearl round pin or a brooch with a combination of pearl and gold.

The best pearl jewelry to match evening gowns is the classic perfectly round one. But dont just grab one yet. You still have to consider which color and pearl size is the most ideal.

Suppose you just got invited to an elite cocktail party or a first-class fashion show, dont panic. Accentuate your outfit with a long length pearl necklace embellished with topaz, garnet, tourmaline and lapis beads. The combination will be undeniably stunning.

For your everyday casual attire a single-strand pearl necklace is the right pick. To achieve the perfect pearl jewelry-clothing match, choose one with moderate length and medium-sized pearls.

Unleash your inborn creativity and experiment with different necklaces. Try wearing two or more together. Just remember the golden rule for peal matching. Light pearls should go with dark dresses and light dresses should go with dark pearls. For example, wear colors like purple, champagne and blue for a light colored dress.

Matching Pearl to Skin Tone

When obtaining pearl jewelry it is vital that you decide according to the skin color of the person who will be wearing it.

Matching pearl jewelry to light colored skin tone is actually effortless. If you have a light skin tone, you can choose from an extensive assortment of pearl colors. You can go for white, to pink, to green or purple pearls. However, if you dont want to look like youre wearing grandmas jewelry, never sport black pearls. If you want to look your best, simply put on a classic creamy-pinkish white pearl necklace. This pearl necklace is renowned for its striking effect on fair skin.

White pearls with silver or bright blue overtones and a dark skin tone is the fantastic match. Pearls with shade of gold and silver will enhance the lovely glow of your skin. Find a pearl necklace with medium pearls decorated with small-sized diamonds. Wear one and be the hottest thing inside the room.

Dark-colored or gray pearls are universal. They look charming for all skin tones.

Real pearls will always be in for all seasons. Even if you reach old age, you can still become one gorgeous grandma by just wearing one. Test out the new tips now or you may choose to accessorize like a Hollywood stars fashion consultant by reading more of our guide.

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Thought-controlled cybernetic arms demonstrated

Thought-controlled cybernetic arms demonstrated
June 22nd, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Friday, September 15, 2006

Jesse Sullivan has two cybernetic arms, after electrical burns suffered while working as an electrical utility lineman resulted in amputation of both his arms at the shoulder. Claudia Mitchell has a similar cybernetic left arm, after a motorcycle accident resulted in amputation. Sullivan and Mitchell shook hands with these thought-controlled prosthetic arms at an event staged Thursday in Washington, D.C. by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Center for Artificial Limbs at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Unlike traditional prosthetic limbs, these are actuated through muscle reinnervation; nerves are grafted onto specific muscles, controlling their contraction, which are then detected by electrode sensors and control the prosthetic limb. “Basically it is connecting the dots. Finding the nerves. We have to free the nerves and see how far they reach,” says Dr. Todd Kuiken, developer of the prostheses and director of neuroengineering at the Rehabilitation Institute. By this chain of communication the prostheses utilize thought-controlled biomechanics. According to Sullivan, “When I use the new prosthesis I just do things. I don’t have to think about it … I do all the yard work. I take out the garbage.”

DARPA, as an agency of the United States Department of Defense, seeks to eventually provide such prostheses for soldiers losing their organic limbs in combat. “We’re excited about collaborating with the military,” said Kuiken. 411 U.S. troops in Iraq and 37 in Afghanistan have had wounds that cost them at least one limb according to the Army Medical Command.

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/LA-ND

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/LA-ND
June 22nd, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
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Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It is estimated that 75,000 to 100,000 students have been displaced. [1]. In response, institutions across the United States and Canada are offering late registration for displaced students so that their academic progress is not unduly delayed. Some are offering free or reduced admission to displaced students. At some universities, especially state universities, this offer is limited to residents of the area.


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  • 3 Maine
  • 4 Maryland
  • 5 Massachusetts
  • 6 Michigan
  • 7 Minnesota
  • 8 Mississippi
  • 9 Missouri
  • 10 Montana
  • 11 Nebraska
  • 12 Nevada
  • 13 New Hampshire
  • 14 New Jersey
  • 15 New Mexico
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