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Comment Re:Well d'oh! (Score 1) 109

The West didn't sell Saddam chemical agents, Iraq manufactured them by itself.

Iraq's 'hidden' chemical weapons: US 'covered up' discovery of chemical weapons after 2003 invasion – with many are now in Isis’s hands

According to the Times, the reports were embarrassing for the Pentagon because, in five of the six incidents in which troops were wounded by chemical agents, the munitions appeared to have been “designed in the US, manufactured in Europe and filled in chemical agent production lines built in Iraq by Western companies”.

[Powell] seems to mention chemical weapons a lot

Iraq's 'hidden' chemical weapons: US 'covered up' discovery of chemical weapons after 2003 invasion – with many are now in Isis’s hands

It was also reportedly embarrassing for the US government that had found chemical weapons – but not of the kind that they had claimed existed.

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Panda Antivirus Flags Itself As Malware 99

An anonymous reader writes An update to a number of Panda antivirus programs Wednesday mistakenly flagged core files as malware, putting them in quarantine. In doing so, the antivirus system ceased working. Panda's free antivirus, retail 2015 service, and its enterprise cloud-based antimalware service are all affected. The company took to Twitter to warn users: "Please, don't reboot PCs. We'll keep you posted." In an advisory, Panda said the erroneous signature file was "repaired immediately," but warned under certain conditions it is possible for the "incident to persist."

Comment Re:If the Grand Ayatollah's against it.... (Score 1) 542

Why don't we ask the atheist communists that imprisoned, tortured, and murdered people for going to church?

What has that to do with this thread about the number of the beast?

But I'd guess that you would get the same answer from them as other groups that have imprisoned, tortured, and murdered people for their beliefs; it is for the good of the community, or even humanity.

BTW, why single atheist communists out from other ideological or religious nut cases?

Submission + - Steve Ballmer Steps Down as Microsoft's CEO (infoq.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, has announced today his retirement from Microsoft, stepping down from his position within the next 12 months after a new CEO has been chosen. Ballmer said that he would have stepped down anyway, but later, after the current organizational transformation Microsoft is going through has been half completed. He has decided to do it though because “now is the right time.”

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