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Critical BIND denial-of-service flaw could disrupt large portions of the Internet

InfoWorld - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 13:44

Attackers could exploit a new vulnerability in BIND, the most popular Domain Name System (DNS) server software, to disrupt the Internet for many users.

The vulnerability affects all versions of BIND 9, from BIND 9.1.0 to BIND 9.10.2-P2, and can be exploited to crash DNS servers that are powered by the software.

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The Domain Name System is the Internet's phone book. It's used to convert domain and host names into numerical Internet Protocol (IP) addresses that computers need to communicate with each other. The DNS is made up of a global network of servers and a very large number of them run BIND, a software package developed and maintained by a nonprofit corporation called the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC).

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Valerie Harper hospitalized after falling ill before musical

AP - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 13:34
OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) -- Officials at a Maine playhouse say Valerie Harper has been hospitalized after falling ill before a performance....
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Police Seek Suspects Who Left Confederate Flags Near MLK's Atlanta Church - NBCNews.com

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 13:12

NBCNews.com

Police Seek Suspects Who Left Confederate Flags Near MLK's Atlanta Church
NBCNews.com
Federal authorities are investigating Confederate flags that were left early Thursday around two historic sites in Atlanta. Surveillance video captured two white males placing the rebel banners around the campus of the Ebenezer Baptist Church and the ...
Police Investigating Confederate Flags Placed at Atlanta Church, Martin Luther ...Newsweek
Confederate flags placed at renowned church near MLK CenterCBS News
The Latest: Police: Hate crime not ruled out over MLK flagsMiami Herald
Mashable -MSNBC -Huffington Post
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Jerusalem Gay Pride: Six stabbed 'by ultra-Orthodox Jew' - BBC News

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:48

BBC News

Jerusalem Gay Pride: Six stabbed 'by ultra-Orthodox Jew'
BBC News
Police have arrested a man after six people were wounded in a stabbing at the Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem. A police spokesperson told the BBC that the suspect was the same man who stabbed three people at the parade in 2005. Yishai Schlissel, an ...
Man Stabs Several People at Jerusalem Gay Pride ParadeNew York Times
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabs six people at Gay Pride march in JerusalemSydney Morning Herald
At least 6 stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride ParadeHaaretz
Jerusalem Post Israel News -Ynetnews -The Guardian
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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

AP - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:34
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....
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White House Press Briefing by Eric Schultz, July 29, 2015 - eNews Park Forest

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:33

Jagran Post

White House Press Briefing by Eric Schultz, July 29, 2015
eNews Park Forest
MR. SCHULTZ: Good afternoon. I have one announcement here at the top, and then we will take your questions. On Monday, President Obama will address the second class of 500 Mandela Washington Fellows at the Young African Leaders Initiative ...
Barack Obama enthusiastic about prospect of greater ties with India: USIBNLive
Obama to discuss Iran deal, Ex-Im Bank with US House DemocratsReuters
Obama enthusiastic about greater ties with India: USMoneycontrol.com

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Romney hits Cruz over Obama/terrorism claim - USA TODAY

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:19

USA TODAY

Romney hits Cruz over Obama/terrorism claim
USA TODAY
More evidence of Republican infighting, and GOP attacks on one Republican in particular: Ted Cruz. The party's 2012 presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, hit Cruz — a 2016 candidate — for saying that the Iran nuclear deal essentially makes the Obama ...
Mitt Romney Chides Ted Cruz For Calling Obama A Sponsor Of TerrorHuffington Post
Mitt Romney: Ted Cruz's Iran rhetoric crosses the lineDallas Morning News (blog)
Mitt Romney slams Ted Cruz on Iran rhetoricCNN
Daily Caller -MSNBC -TheBlaze.com
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Ohio State opens No. 1 in college football's preseason Amway Coaches Poll - USA TODAY

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:11

USA TODAY

Ohio State opens No. 1 in college football's preseason Amway Coaches Poll
USA TODAY
With all the talent returning to Columbus following a national championship, there wasn't much doubt that Ohio State would open the 2015 season with the No.1 ranking in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll. The only question: Would the vote be unanimous ...
Preseason coaches poll has Alabama near the top again in 2015AL.com
FSU sits at No. 8 in preseason Amway Coaches' PollTallahassee.com
Ohio State takes 97 percent of first-place votes in preseason Coaches Poll Top 25SB Nation
247Sports -WIAT 42 -LSUSports.net
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Content Tracker

Drupal Modules - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:00

This module tracks all the nodes. It displays the user information who created,updated and deleted a node. The user information includes the IP address from which the modification done and the node information includes the node ID.

This module also tracks all the modules. It displays the user information who enabled and disabled a module. The user information includes the IP address from which the modification done and the module information includes the module name.

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Atom General Bean

Drupal Modules - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:48
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Kasich super PAC raises more than $11M - USA TODAY

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:35

USA TODAY

Kasich super PAC raises more than $11M
USA TODAY
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich's super PAC, New Day for America, raised more than $11 million between April 20 and June 30, an official from the PAC confirmed. New Day for America raised $11,130,730.32 during that time, including $6.6 million ...
Kasich Super-PAC Raised >$11m From April 20-June 30: PoliticoBloomberg
John Kasich super PAC reports raising $600000 in one dayColumbus Dispatch
Ohio Gov. Kasich, first family on hand to open kick off 12-day state fairTwinsburg Bulletin
Toledo Blade -Wooster Daily Record
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Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center

AP - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:33
ATLANTA (AP) -- Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on Thursday, and police and federal authorities were investigating....
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Police: Man named Huckleberry Finn charged with sex assault

AP - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:33
KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- Police in New Hampshire say a man named Huckleberry Finn followed a woman into her home and sexually assaulted her....
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Jon Stewart signing off 'Daily Show' fake newscast for real

AP - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:33
NEW YORK (AP) -- After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his Peabody Award, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News....
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Percentage Circle Svg

Drupal Modules - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:23

Description
This module allows you to create Percentage Circle Svg.
Really customizable, you can change the radius of the circle, the percentage, the stroke width, the colors, the text, etc...
It uses the external PHP class PercentageCircleSvg.

Features
- Create Percentage Circle Svg.

No Requirements

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10 of Jon Stewart's highlights from 'The Daily Show' - Washington Post

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:18

TIME

10 of Jon Stewart's highlights from 'The Daily Show'
Washington Post
NEW YORK — When he leaves Comedy Central's “The Daily Show” on Aug. 6 after hosting nearly 2,600 episodes, Jon Stewart will have logged too many great moments to count. But here are 10 Stewart highlights — both on and off the show — worth ...
Jon Stewart on 'secret' White House visits: 'When Barry Met Silly'Newsday
The Daily Show producers on Jon Stewart's last show: 'Donald Trump is not ...Entertainment Weekly (blog)
Jon Stewart Details Not-So Secret Meetings With Barack ObamaRollingStone.com
Boston.com -The Week Magazine -Hollywood Reporter
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The story behind the University of New Hampshire's 'Bias-Free Language Guide' - Washington Post

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:11

Council Chronicle

The story behind the University of New Hampshire's 'Bias-Free Language Guide'
Washington Post
Here's the headline on a much-shared CampusReform.org story published this week: "Bias-Free Language Guide claims the word 'American' is 'problematic'." What has followed is a takedown of what a young conservative journalist and his editors regarded ...
UNH president 'troubled' over bias-free language guideFox News
University president offended by bias-free language guideUSA TODAY College
American Deemed A 'Problematic' Word In University's 'Bias-Free Language Guide'WCHS-TV8
Sentinel Republic -New York Daily News
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Rio Olympic athletes risk serious illness from polluted water: AP - Reuters

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:53

Reuters

Rio Olympic athletes risk serious illness from polluted water: AP
Reuters
RIO DE JANEIRO Athletes risk serious illness from dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria in sewage-contaminated waters at the swimming and boating venues being prepared for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Associated Press ...
Water at Rio venues remains disgusting and could make Olympians sickWashington Post
Athletes at Rio Olympics to compete in 'basically raw sewage', study revealsThe Guardian
'What you have there is basically raw sewage': Water venues for Rio 2016 ...National Post
Chicago Tribune -Syracuse.com
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British Embassy in China Grants Limited Visa to Ai Weiwei - New York Times

Google - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 08:42

The Independent

British Embassy in China Grants Limited Visa to Ai Weiwei
New York Times
BEIJING — The British Embassy in Beijing has restricted a visa for dissident artist Ai Weiwei, alleging that he failed to declare a criminal conviction, a claim that his lawyer disputes. An embassy letter Wednesday to Ai said the artist applied for a ...
'False Representations': UK Restricts Ai Weiwei's VisaWall Street Journal (blog)
Ai Weiwei denied six-month UK visaBBC News
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has visa dispute ahead of UK visitCNN
The Economist -Bloomberg
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Open-source startup hopes to change the way businesses visualize data

InfoWorld - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 08:42

A Boulder, Colo.-based startup announced today that it has raised $3.6 million in seed funding to build the commercial version of the SlamData open-source project, helping businesses visualize semi-structured NoSQL data.

SlamData, Inc. says that it's using the SlamData project's framework to create a native analytics platform for NoSQL information, building proprietary security and management features on top of the main feature set.

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