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Indian MPs get iPad lessons to cut paperwork

Indian members of parliament are taking lessons on how to use iPads and other tablet computers after being given a special budget to buy technology that cuts down on paperwork.

Aug 30, 2011
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Climate activists target states with lawsuits

(AP) -- A group of attorneys representing children and young adults began to file legal actions Wednesday in every state and the District of Columbia in an effort to force government intervention on climate change.

May 05, 2011
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States seek to make it safer to find love online

(AP) -- Something just didn't seem right when Ilana Angel met her Internet date at a bar. He furtively looked around the room and immediately suggested they go someplace else in his car, leaving hers behind ...

Apr 21, 2011
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No Tweets please, we're British MPs

Lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament were on Wednesday banned from using the Twitter microblogging website while sitting in the chamber.

Jan 19, 2011
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AP-GfK Poll: Raw feelings ease over health law

(AP) -- As lawmakers shaken by the shooting of a colleague return to the health care debate, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds raw feelings over President Barack Obama's overhaul have subsided.

Jan 16, 2011
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