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Submission + - Android phone completely disabled after receiving an international call

OneSmartFellow writes: I was out with friends on Friday evening when I received an international phone call from a +7 phone number. It's not at all unusual for me to receive international phone calls, but, I'll admit I have never receievd one from the +7 dialing code. I answered the call, and I could only hear myself speaking. I hung up, and my phone immediately shut off. All attempts to power it back on have failed. I have tried removing the battery, and booting into recovery mode. Phone is a Nexus S with Cyanogenmod installed. It is now a paperweight. I presume I have been hacked somehow. Is there any way to recover from this experience ?
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Submission + - Whites Only scholoship mocks Affirmative Action

OneSmartFellow writes: A 'Whites Only'scholarship of $250 is being offered to needy students who are at least 25% 'Causasion', but this has sparked anger in other 'ethnic' groups. My question is, what is the legal definition of an ethnic group, and why would anyone get so pissed off about this scholarship, seeing as a 25% causasion is still %75 something else, and so presuambly still a 'ethnic' minority.

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