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AIDS Risk Children Should be Tested Soon After Birth – U.N.

Over 250,000 children are born with HIV every year and only a small portion of those children are tested for the virus and treated properly, according to the United Nations. The Executive director of UNAIDS, Michele Sidibe, is calling for diagnostic kits to be improved to better detect the virus in babies. He is also saying that the price of…

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Cell Phones On Planes Proposal Nets FCC Sharp Criticism

The Federal Communications Commission is now considering allowing use of cell phones in flight after the plane has reached 10,000 feet. Instead of not allowing phone calls to occur at all while on a plane, they would just restrict phone use during takeoff and landing. This proposal has the backing of the new chairman, but it has a lot of…

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Samsung’s Kill Switch Rejected By Carriers Seeking to Maintain Profits

U.S. carriers have been strongly opposing Samsung’s new anti-theft measure, the kill switch. Phone thefts are a serious problem, and Samsung came up with a kill switch to prevent thieves from targeting their phones. Even with carriers refusing to allow stolen phones on their network the thefts remain very high in large cities because the phones are simply shipped overseas…

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Israel Firmly Denies Involvement in Beirut Iranian Embassy Bombings

Israeli officials firmly denied that they had anything to do with the twin bombings that occurred outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. This tragic attack left 23 citizens dead and injured more than 146 others. Soon after the attack the Iranian ambassador to Lebanon exclaimed that the attack was “without any doubt” caused by the “Zionists.” Later he revised…

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