Does This Latest Obamacare Poll Surprise You? With just two days left before we click over to a new year and the actionable component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare ... the law had stabilized and had even improved slightly heading into the tech surge ... 12/28/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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CNN Poll: Obama at 70% among Latino voters Obama's approval rating has improved markedly among Latinos since 2010 ... Broken down by topic, 50% of Latinos said unemployment was the top economic issue facing the country. Nineteen percent named the federal deficit, and 15% said gas prices. 10/2/2012 - 9:34 am | View Link
Mexicans Support Felipe Calderon's Military Campaign Against Cartels: Poll Calderon recently told The Wall Street Journal that the pace of killings in his country is slowing ... ground and 19 percent viewed the situation as unchanged. The poll, using face-to-face interviews of 1,200 Mexicans, is part of the Pew Research ... 06/20/2012 - 12:38 pm | View Link
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Nigerian officials say they are screening passengers arriving from foreign countries for symptoms of Ebola, after a traveler from Liberia died of the contagious disease in Lagos.
Aviation officials said Saturday they are screening passengers arriving from abroad and health officials are distributing information about how to identify Ebola symptoms.
Spokesman for Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria Yakubu Dati says airports are also setting up holding rooms in case another potential Ebola victim lands in Nigeria.
A look at the gifts and loans former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from businessman Jonnie Williams, and some of the favors they did for him and his company dietary supplement company, according to court papers:
GIFTS TO McDONNELLS
— Designer clothes and accessories for Maureen McDonnell on a New York City shopping trip: $19,288.
— Catering for the wedding of one of the McDonnells' daughters: $15,000.
— A loan to cover expenses of two vacation rental properties in Virginia Beach owned by Bob McDonnell and his sister: $50,000.
— Five golf outings at Kinloch Golf Club for McDonnell or family members and friends: $6,600.
— A McDonnell family vacation at Williams' multimillion-dollar vacation home on Smith Mountain Lake, including use of his Ferrari: No dollar value listed.
— A Rolex watch engraved "71st Governor of Virginia," paid for by Williams and given to Bob McDonnell by his wife as a Christmas gift: $6,500.
— Dinner with Williams and a scientific researcher at a Richmond restaurant: $1,423.
— A loan to MoBo Real Estate Partners, the vacation home rental firm owned by Bob McDonnell and his sister: $50,000.
— Another loan to MoBo: $20,000.
— A Labor Day weekend vacation at a luxury resort in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, financed mostly by Williams: No dollar value listed.
— Round-trip airline tickets for two of the McDonnells' daughters to attend a bachelorette party in Savannah, Georgia: No dollar value listed.
FAVORS FOR WILLIAMS
— Bob McDonnell arranges a meeting for Williams with the state health secretary to discuss Star Scientific's products.
— The McDonnells attend a dinner and seminar aimed at persuading doctors to recommend Star Scientific's smoking-cessation product.
You’ve maybe heard that Linux is everywhere, and has the potential to be everywhere, including places in the world where computing needs to be extraordinarily affordable. Linux is the perfect solution for this, but why? Let’s check out four reasons why Linux is helping spread computing all over the world.