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"{'text': 'Ballmer #39;s Asian IP warning set to backfire When Steve Ballmer wants to make a stir he makes sure that he makes a big one. At the same venue where he spoke of Bill Gates receiving 4 million emails a day he also chose the meeting of Asian Government '}"
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"{'text': "Taiwan AU's profit shrink sharply in third quarter amid dim outlook (AFP) AFP - AU Optronics Corp, the world's third largest flat-panel maker, said its net profit in the third quarter plunged to 4.13 billion Taiwan dollars (122.6 million US) from 14.39 billion in the second."}"
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"{'text': "Kerry and Bush Congratulate Red Sox (AP) AP - Count Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts among those Boston baseball fans who have waited a lifetime to see the Red Sox win the World Series. President Bush says he's excited, too."}"
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"{'text': 'Is the End Nigh for Opel? As restructuring talks continue, Opel #39;s works council and US parent company General Motors are considering a possible merger of GM #39;s European subsidiaries.'}"
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"{'text': 'Giants Match 2004 Win Total Tiki Barber ran for 122 yards and a touchdown and Steve Christie kicked four field goals, leading the Giants past the Dallas Cowboys for their fourth victory.'}"
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"{'text': 'Qantas #39; Jetstar Asia lifts off for a long haul future QANTAS chief Geoff Dixon is confident the new low cost Asian airline launched yesterday in Singapore will last the disance. Qantas owns 49 per cent of Jetstar Asia, a sister airline to Jetstar Australia, along '}"
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"{'text': 'AOL beefs up security MAMMOTH OUTFIT AOL has decided that passwords are not enough and is issuing an optional two tiered layer of security. According to Associated Press, the two-factor authentication scheme will cost \\$1.'}"
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"{'text': 'Lucent Says It May Get #36;816M Tax Refund (AP) AP - Telecommunications gear maker Lucent Technologies Inc. may receive an #36;816 million federal income tax refund related to its multibillion dollar losses at the height of the telecom industry slump.'}"
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"{'text': "Video Game Let Players Command Kerry Swift Boat (Reuters) Reuters - A video game company hopes to\\cash in on the publicity surrounding Sen. John Kerry's Vietnam\\service by sending players on a simulation of the Swift Boat\\mission that won the Democratic presidential candidate the\\Silver Star."}"
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"{'text': 'Soaring oil prices largely falling flat as campaign issue Alan Goldstein pulled his silver BMW Z3 up to a Crown gas station here and filled the tank for \\$22.40 -- nearly twice what he paid a few years ago.'}"
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"{'text': 'An ATM approach to renting movies Most people are accustomed to automatic tellers at the mall that spit out cash and stamps. Eduardo Alvarez wants to persuade you to use an automatic teller at the grocery '}"
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"{'text': 'Top nuclear official briefs Majlis committee TEHRAN (IRNA) -- Iran #39;s top nuclear official went to parliament Monday to brief its National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on the process of work on the country #39;s peaceful nuclear program.'}"
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"{'text': 'Red Sox Erase 86 Years of Futility in 4 Games The Red Sox, the team that perfected heartbreak, silenced the Cardinals, 3-0, in Game 4 to win their first World Series since 1918.'}"
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"{'text': 'Fischer Delivers Strong Message in Syria German Foreign Minister Fischer focused on economic ties between Syria and the EU as well as concerns over human rights and weapons of mass destruction in Syria during a visit to Damascus Saturday.'}"
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"{'text': 'Redskins, Redmond, amp; Red Ink What was Dan Snyder thinking? No, I #39;m not referring to the whole Steve Spurrier fiasco. This has nothing to do with his Washington Redskins team -- though one can argue that it #39;s a reasonably brisk jog between '}"
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"{'text': "Gateway Adds Micro Center to Its Distribution Channel (NewsFactor) NewsFactor - Gateway has added another marquee name to the roster of retailers that sell its line of personal computers and other products: Micro Center. Gateway's new line of notebooks, desktops and monitors are now available at the retailer's 20 stores nationwide, says a corporate statement."}"
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"{'text': 'Update 5: Euro Reaches New High Against US Dollar The US dollar fell to another new low against the euro Friday, pushing the European currency higher than \\$1.34 after US employment data came in weaker than expected.'}"
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"{'text': 'Lastminute.com chairman Allan Leighton to step down (AFP) AFP - Online travel agent and retailer Lastminute.com said its chairman, Allan Leighton, will step down in January 2005 and be replaced by Brian Collie, currently a non-executive director.'}"
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"{'text': 'The Politics of Time and Dispossession Make a commitment to subscribe, donate and/or place all of your book and other product orders from Amazon.com and others through MMN Shopping web-site by clicking here.'}"
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"{'text': 'Hadash Party joins prisoners #39; strike for 24 hours The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality Party (Hadash) is organizing a 24-hour hunger strike on Wednesday at a protest tent being set up at the Umm el-Fahm junction in solidarity with Palestinian security prisoners.'}"
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"{'text': 'TDK launches 400GB data cartridge TDK will start selling new 400GB data storage cartridges based on the LTO (Linear Tape-Open) Ultrium 3 format in Japan and elsewhere from the middle of November.'}"
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"{'text': 'With Charley on Their Minds, Floridians Brace for Round 2 Al Cialella is from Philadelphia, where he always thought of quot;sturdy quot; oak trees as symbols of strength. He never knew that in central Florida, the water table '}"
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"{'text': "The Fool's Look Ahead Forget the bulls. Ignore the bears. The week ahead was made for wolves, hogs, and forgetful elephants."}"
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"{'text': 'New Mini Retail Store Design CUPERTINO, CaliforniaOctober 14, 2004Apple today unveiled its new quot;mini quot; retail store, a stunning all-new design featuring stainless steel walls and seamless white floors and ceilings.'}"
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"{'text': 'Wealth in America In what has become an annual ritual, Forbes Magazine has released its "400 Richest in America", a list of the wealthiest in a land which is simultaneously revered and reviled for its wealth. Between the lines are some suprisingly revealing truths about what it takes to be rich in America.'}"
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"{'text': 'Drug accused fights back THE BALCO Labs executive director accused of steroid distribution has asked a US federal court to drop charges against him because of procedural errors made at the time of his arrest.'}"
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"{'text': 'Court Deals Blow to Anti-Piracy Efforts (Reuters) Reuters - A federal appeals court on Thursday\\delivered a stinging blow to the anti-piracy efforts of major\\movie studios and music companies, ruling that several major\\online file-sharing software companies are not liable for\\copyright infringement.'}"
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"{'text': 'First look at PlayStation 3 chip The chip that will power the PlayStation 3 is said to be up to 10 times faster than current processors.'}"
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"{'text': 'VIEW: Will the EU keep faith with Turkey? Martti Ahtisaari and <b>...</b> It is feared that Islamists may one day turn Turkey into a fundamentalist state. Unlikely as it may be in view of Turkeys deeply rooted secularism, such a risk cannot be totally excluded.'}"
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"{'text': 'Wall St. Expected to Open Slightly Lower (Reuters) Reuters - Wall Street was expected to open\\slightly lower on Friday but United Technologies Corp. may\\climb after its chief executive gave an upbeat outlook.'}"
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"{'text': 'EU Plans to Help Iraq Hold Elections, Train Police The European Union discussed proposals on Friday to help stabilize Iraq and organize elections there despite lingering differences among member states over the US-led war that ousted Saddam Hussein.'}"
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"{'text': '2 Vietnamese die of unidentified virus Among three recent human deaths in Vietnam #39;s northern Thai Nguyen province, two were initially reported to have contracted an unidentified dangerous virus, local newspaper Labor reported Monday.'}"
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"{'text': 'LOTS OF HOOP-LA IN HARLEM EVICT SUIT November 5, 2004 -- A Harlem community group says the National Basketball Players Association has unleashed a full-court press to try to bounce them out of their offices.'}"
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"{'text': 'Scientist finds huge jump in gas that causes global warming <b>...</b> LONDON, Oct 11 (AFP) - Climate experts cautioned Monday that a reported consecutive annual jump in the quantity of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere might be an anomaly, without ruling out it was a sign of rapid global warming.'}"
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"{'text': 'Kmart, Sears agree to \\$11B merger The companies, both of which have struggled in recent years, said the merger, expected to be finalized by March, is expected to generate significant cost savings, but could also trigger sales of "nonstrategic real estate assets.'}"
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"{'text': 'US ; Japanese-born teen youngest US chess champ since Bobby <b>...</b> US News, NEW YORK - A teenager from New York state, who just became the youngest US national chess champion since Bobby Fischer in 1958, says he is more sane than his troubled predecessor.'}"
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"{'text': "Tax Cut Shrinks Computer Associates Loss (AP) AP - An income tax benefit narrowed Computer Associates International Inc's loss dramatically in the second quarter."}"
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"{'text': ' #39;Milkfloat #39; motor on road to success When the Liverpool footballer Harry Kewell parked his quot;greenmobile quot; beside his team-mates #39; sparkling Ferraris and Aston Martins he was teased mercilessly over his choice of wheels.'}"
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"{'text': 'SEC deadline delay spells Sarb-Ox relief The SEC has postponed by a year its plans to shorten the time companies have to file their annual reports -- a move expected to help firms more easily adopt Sarbanes-Oxley reporting requirements.'}"
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"{'text': "Borrowers Find System Open to Conflicts Critics say the three biggest credit raters -- Moody's, Standard Poor's and Fitch -- have become important gatekeepers in capitalism without commensurate oversight or accountability."}"
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"{'text': 'With Nothing Left to Win, Fans of Red Sox Suddenly Feel a Loss Having waited 86 years for World Series glory, Bostonians found themselves swirling with elation, but also scratching their heads.'}"
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"{'text': "Artworks Rushed to Auctions as Houses Expect Heated Sales Collectors have consigned hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of art for the November sales in New York."}"
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"{'text': "E-Trade Profits Rise, Despite Weakness (AP) AP - E-Trade Financial Corp.'s third-quarter profit rose 29 percent, despite a sharp drop in investor trading at its online brokerage and signs of weakness in its banking business. The company also raised its fourth quarter outlook a bit."}"
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"{'text': 'Macs do Star Wars dirty work Painstaking effort and computer power went into cleaning up the original Star Wars trilogy for its DVD release.'}"
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"{'text': 'Indonesia needs to formulate country policy for WTO: Khor The World Trade Organization (WTO) general council agreed, early this month in Geneva, on the quot;July Package quot; that set a framework for the Doha Round, which had been in trouble since the collapse of the ministerial meeting in Cancun, Mexico about a year ago '}"
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"{'text': 'FBI Said to Lag on Translations of Terror Tapes Three years after the Sept. 11 attacks, more than 120,000 hours of potentially valuable terrorism-related recordings have not yet been translated by linguists at the '}"
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"{'text': 'Arctic Thaw Threatens People, Polar Bears OSLO (Reuters) - Global warming is heating the Arctic almost twice as fast as the rest of the planet in a thaw that threatens millions of livelihoods and could wipe out polar bears by 2100, an eight-nation report said on Monday.'}"
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"{'text': 'Healthy Forecast for 2005 Ad Spending (Reuters) Reuters - Advertising spending will climb\\faster than the global economy in 2005, two leading forecasters\\said on Monday, driven by marketing battles in competitive\\sectors and increases in online and interactive ads.'}"
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"{'text': 'WTO Negotiators Finish Week of Farm Talks Negotiators at the World Trade Organization completed weeklong farm talks Friday, part of discussions on ways to reach a wider-ranging liberalization accord by the end of 2005.'}"
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"{'text': 'A video game guide for the holidays Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal ( Sony ) System: Playstation 2'}"
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"{'text': 'London oil drops to \\$40 a barrel The slide in crude oil prices takes a barrel in London down to little more than \\$40, as traders realise profits after the recent surge.'}"
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"{'text': "Orange Revolution After many years under the rule of the corrupted government there is a new hope for Ukraine: the new presidential elections. Among 28 candidates the 2 primary are the opposition candidate Victor Yushchenko (reformer which served as the Prime Minister in the past and was allegedly poisoned 1 month before the first tour of the elections) and the government's candidate Victor Yanukovich (twice convicted in the past of rape and organized robbery, currently serving as the Prime Minister, having strong ties with mafia clans and holding in iron fist authorities across Ukraine). "}"
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"{'text': 'Microsoft unveils Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Microsoft has unveiled its Windows XP Media Centre Edition 2005, its media-centric computing offering, which allows users to access the usual capabilities of a Windows XP-based PC but focussed on delivering media content such as music, digital photography '}"
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"{'text': 'Gender literacy gap growing The gap between the reading and literacy achievements of primary school boys and girls continues to grow in New Zealand, according to a new report.'}"
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"{'text': 'China May Join \\$10Bln Sakhalin-2 Russia said Thursday that China Petroleum amp; Chemical Corp., Asia #39;s biggest oil refiner, may join Royal Dutch/Shell Group #39;s Sakhalin-2 project in the Pacific and buy liquefied natural gas from the venture #39;s offshore fields.'}"
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"{'text': 'Ferrari on Top in Practice for Brazil GP Rubens Barrichello set the pace Friday in his native city, just ahead of Ferrari teammate Michael Schumacher, as the two took the top times in practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix.'}"
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"{'text': 'IBM beefs up security on ThinkPad T42 IBM #39;s business workhorse notebook gets a fingerprint reader and an upgraded suite of security tools. We take a first look. IBM #39;s #39;thin-and-light #39; ThinkPad T42 already offers one of the most complete security solutions available on a notebook.'}"
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"{'text': 'British hostage tried fleeing before death: report The portrait of Ken Bigley, who was murdered in Iraq October 7, stands in front of the congregation during a service at Liverpool #39;s Roman Catholic Cathedral on October 10.'}"
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"{'text': "Calpers President Voted Out Sean Harrigan was ousted from his post as president of the \\$177 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System. In a 3 to 2 vote in San Francisco, the California state Personnel Board pulled Harrigan from Calpers, where he had served for five years. Elected as Calpers board president in February 2003, Harrigan is a longtime union official and an advocate for corporate governance reform. He persuaded institutional investors to withhold votes for Walt Disney's Michael D. Eisner as board chairman, and he led a drive to withhold votes for Safeway chief executive Steven A. Burd while the union was on strike against the company. Ron Alvarado will succeed Harrigan beginning Jan. 1, a board spokeswoman said."}"
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"{'text': 'Marine Wives Rally A group of Marine wives are running for the family of a Marine Corps officer who was killed in Iraq.'}"
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"{'text': 'Japan #39;s Nikkei 225, Topix Drop; Canon, Honda, Nissan Decline Japan #39;s Nikkei 225 Stock Average fell 138.20, or 1.3 percent, to 10,718.93 at 9:02 am in Tokyo. The broader Topix index lost 12.'}"
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"{'text': 'Midway Developing Mature-Rated Football Video Game (Reuters) Reuters - Midway Games Inc. plans to publish\\a "mature"-rated pro football video game with the kinds of\\violence and excess shunned by the National Football League,\\the company said on Thursday.'}"
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"{'text': 'Labour to adopt exam plan in manifesto Radical proposals out today that would trigger the biggest shake-up to the secondary school examination system for 60 years are likely to feature in Labour #39;s manifesto for the general election.'}"
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"{'text': 'Chen defends Taiwan #39;s controversial arms package Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian said Sunday a controversial arms deal was part of the government #39;s attempts to deter any attempt by rival China to invade the island.'}"
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"{'text': "New browser takes on Microsoft Microsoft's popular Internet Explorer has a serious rival in the Firefox browser."}"
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"{'text': 'Call for action on internet scam Phone companies are not doing enough to warn customers about internet "rogue-dialling" scams, watchdog Icstis warns.'}"
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"{'text': 'A glimpse of the business week ahead Heads up: From the summer doldrums to the September doldrums. Don #39;t get your hopes up that the stock market will spike up until oil prices come back down and the presidential election is decided, the Stock Trader #39;s Almanac advises.'}"
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"{'text': 'EU asks Russia to explain high siege toll The European Union has asked Russia to explain the bloody end to the school siege, which resulted in a huge loss of life. In a statement in the name of the presidency of the 25-nation EU, Dutch Foreign Minister '}"
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"{'text': 'BA directors to help staff cope with holiday rush at Heathrow Rod Eddington, the chief executive of British Airways, and 11 of his fellow directors will be working at Heathrow airport over the Bank Holiday weekend as part of a desperate '}"
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"{'text': 'Eight Georgians Abducted In Georgian Breakaway Region: Police TBILISI (AFP) - Armed men abducted eight Georgian civilians in Georgia #39;s breakaway region of South Ossetia, an area that last month saw fighting between Tbilisi and Ossetian forces, police said.'}"
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"{'text': '2 captors received #39;big bribe #39; to help Bigley flee LONDON - Two of slain British hostage Kenneth Bigley #39;s captors accepted a large sum of money to help him escape, The Sunday Times reported yesterday.'}"
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"{'text': 'DreamWorks flotation makes \\$812m DreamWorks, which created box office smash Shrek, raises \\$812m from its flotation on the New York Stock Exchange.'}"
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"{'text': 'Product Previews, 8/16/2004 Novell brings updated kernel to enterprise LinuxTimed to coincide with this years linuxworld expo, Novell has announced SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9. Though Novells SuSE division has marketed a commercial Linux distribution based on the v2.6 kernel, this is the first to be granted the more stringently qualified enterprise designation. Besides kernel-level improvements and the usual collection of updated software packages, this release offers improved fail-over, clustering, and resource management and comes bundled with Novells ZENworks configuration management software for Linux. The company claims that its AutoBuild system allows it to offer identical configurations for a variety of platforms, including x86 (both 32- and 64-bit), Itanium, IBM POWER, and IBM mainframes. Free evaluation downloads are available now and support subscriptions start at \\$349 per dual-CPU server.SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9, Novell/SuSE'}"
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"{'text': 'YOUR E-MAIL ALERTS We asked those affected by Hurricane Ivan, or those in its path, to e-mail us with their thoughts and experiences. The following are a selection of your replies.'}"
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"{'text': "Bonds Reportedly Testified He Had Unknowingly Taken Steroids Barry Bonds testified to a grand jury that he used a clear substance and a cream given to him by a trainer, but said he didn't know they were steroids."}"
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"{'text': 'What the Scottish Sunday papers say The Sunday Mail leads with the news that the official death toll from the Russian school siege in Beslan has risen to 348. The Sunday Post claims the figure could reach 400 and reports on Vladimir Putin #39;s '}"
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"{'text': 'Lebanese delegation to UN states its case ahead of Annan report on <b>...</b> BEIRUT: UN Mideast envoy Terje Roed Larsen is putting the final touches on a UN report on the compliance of both Lebanon and Syria with Resolution 1559.'}"
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"{'text': 'Kraft Raises Coffee Prices by 14 Percent Following a surge in the price of coffee beans, Kraft Foods will hike the price of a 13-ounce can of Maxwell House coffee by 14 percent to \\$2.29, the company said Tuesday.'}"
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"{'text': 'Freshman Helps Sooners Run Past Longhorns In just his fifth college game, Adrian Peterson ran for 225 yards and made many big plays when No. 2 Oklahoma needed it most.'}"
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"{'text': "Finding what works for handling piggy bank (USATODAY.com) USATODAY.com - Personal finance software programs are the computer industry's version of veggies: Everyone knows they're good for you, but it's just hard to get anyone excited about them."}"
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"{'text': 'Mladin notches seventh Superbike win AUSTRALIAN Mat Mladin claimed his seventh win of the season today in the opening race of the US Superbike Championship double-header in Georgia.'}"
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"{'text': 'Born to run THE HUMAN body is a long-distance running machine that came off the evolutionary assembly line about 2 million years ago, according to researchers writing in the journal Nature last week. That may be hard to believe given the current obesity problem and the attachment Homo sapiens have for their expensive, multifunctional easy chairs. But on closer look the theory makes ...'}"
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"{'text': 'Government Spending Up Sharply Locally Federal procurement spending in the Washington area rose last year at its highest rate since the 1980s, according to a study to be released today, creating tens of thousands of jobs and increasing economic growth disproportionately in Northern Virginia.'}"
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"{'text': "US Airways bankruptcy to hit EDS earnings US Airways' intention to reorganize under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection is expected to affect the third-quarter financial performance of Electronic Data Systems Corp."}"
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"{'text': 'Chinese Companies Seen Following Lenovo-IBM Lead NEW YORK (Reuters) - China, already a manufacturing powerhouse, is flexing its financial muscles as companies based there snatch up famous-name products from established companies in the United States and Europe looking to divest low-margin businesses.'}"
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"{'text': 'McDonald #39;s salads break Olympic record US fastfood giant McDonald #39;s says that sales at its three restaurants around Olympic venues in Greece have so far exceeded its expectations, according to CRIENGLISH.'}"
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"{'text': 'Germany #39;s Lufthansa to boost flights to Asia BERLIN : German flag carrier Lufthansa plans to boost by 50 percent its flights to China by 2007, company chairman Wolfgang Mayrhuber said.'}"
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"{'text': "Music merger boosts Bertelsmann Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-largest media company, sees profits surge during the first half of 2004, lifted by its music and TV businesses."}"
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"{'text': 'Kazaa owner takes heart from US copyright ruling Sharman Networks, parent company of the peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing software Kazaa, is rejoicing at the US court ruling that found two similar P2P programs, Grokster and Morpheus, do not violate US copyright law. However, the company concedes that the ...'}"
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"{'text': 'Anger management Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein scored hits with Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare In Love and Chicago. Yet his relationship with parent company Disney has been like a bad marriage.'}"
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"{'text': "Canas, Lopez Advance to CA Trophy Final Argentina's Guillermo Canas beat Tommy Haas of Germany 6-4, 6-3 Saturday to advance to the final of the CA Trophy."}"
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"{'text': 'U.S. Orders Airlines to Release Fliers\' Data TSA will collect domestic passenger records for June 2004; data will be used to test program aiming to hunt for terrorists. <FONT face="verdana,MS Sans Serif,arial,helvetica" size="-2" color="#666666"><B>-The Washington Post</b></font>'}"
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"{'text': 'Starbucks beverage prices to rise by end of the year Starbucks, the largest US chain of coffee shops, plans to raise its beverage prices by year #39;s end to cover higher costs for milk and health insurance amid slowing sales.'}"
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"{'text': "Typhoon Tokage Kills at Least 51 in Japan (AP) AP - Japan's deadliest storm in more than a decade unleashed flash floods that washed away hillsides, killing up to 51 people before it veered east into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday. At least 30 people were missing."}"
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"{'text': 'Putin To Visit Monks Instead of Olympics Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the closing ceremony of the Athens Olympics, as initially planned, but will visit a Russian monastery in the Mount Athos monk community in northern Greece a few days later instead, according to a report.'}"
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"{'text': "Canada, the Polite Country Prime Minister Paul Martin swore on live television yesterday, apparently frustrated with the progress of a meeting with the provincial ministers over the future of Canada's straining health care system. During a break in the proceedings, Martin's aunt telephoned him and threatened to wash his mouth out with soap for using the Lord's name in vain. When the meeting resumed, Martin apologized to the nation."}"
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"{'text': 'Now, the Japanese come up with the perfect chat-up-line!: World News: London, Nov 2 : Japanese men no longer have to go searching for that perfect line to make women go weak in the knees.'}"
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"{'text': "Economics of NHL lockout The hockey league's labor deal expires at midnight tonight, and a work stoppage threatens the entire season."}"
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"{'text': 'Florida VARs, Distributors Close Shop Hurricane Frances has lost some of its bluster, but not enough to bring solution providers back to work. Calls were not answered at about a dozen Miami-area solution providers Friday, who no doubt were home bracing for the storm.'}"
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"{'text': 'Animal extinction rate growing fast More than 15,000 species, from sharks to frogs to fir trees, are facing extinction and the total is rising faster than ever before.'}"
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