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EDINBURGH, Scotland, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The company responsible for Scotland's sewer system said odd items fished out of sewers during the past year include a boat motor and a dead cow.
Mitt Romney accepts MSNBC host's tearful apology

Mitt Romney accepts MSNBC host's tearful apology

Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Melissa Harris-Perry and other panelists mocked a Romney family holiday card featuring the politician's adopted black grandson.
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Biggie Smalls' ghost to be character in animated series

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Geithner cautiously optimistic about cliff

Geithner cautiously optimistic about cliff

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner Sunday predicted a deal will be reached with Republican leaders on avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff.

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Jobs report insufficient for GOP

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A top surrogate for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney downplayed a dip in the nation's jobless rate on "Fox News Sunday."
Ryan refuses to give tax plan details

Ryan refuses to give tax plan details

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan refused to give details about the Romney campaign's tax plan, eventually saying "it would take me too long."

Understatement of the Week: Chris Wallace

Understatement of the week:
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'Fast and Furious' impasse unresolved

'Fast and Furious' impasse unresolved

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- White House and congressional staffers Tuesday were unable to work out a compromise on the Republicans' "Fast and Furious" investigation, Roll Call reported.
Ron Paul: Convention speech a fallback option

Ron Paul: Convention speech a fallback option

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Presidential candidate Ron Paul said Sunday if he isn't in first place heading into the Republican convention, he hopes to influence the party at the event.

Grizzlies sign Gasol to multi-year deal

MEMPHIS, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The Memphis Grizzlies confirmed Wednesday they have signed center Marc Gasol to a multi-year deal.
Huntsman: 'I will support the GOP nominee'

Huntsman: 'I will support the GOP nominee'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman said Sunday if he doesn't get his party's nomination, he will not run as an independent candidate.

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Professor Christopher Stewart Wallace (26 October 1933—7 August 2004) was an Australian computer scientist (and physicist, who also contributed to a variety of other areas) notable for having devised:

He was appointed Foundation Chair of Information Science at Monash University in 1968 at the age of 34 (before the Department was later re-named Computer Science), and Professor Emeritus in 1996. Wallace was a fellow of the Australian Computer Society and in 1995 he was appointed a fellow of the ACM "For research in a number of areas in Computer Science including fast multiplication algorithm, minimum message length principle and its applications, random number generation, computer architecture, numerical solution of ODE's, and contribution to Australian Computer Science."

Wallace received his PhD (in Physics) from the University of Sydney in 1959. He was married to Judy Ogilvie, the first operator of SILLIAC, one of Australia's first computers which was launched on the 12 of September 1956 at the University of Sydney . He also engineered one of the world's first Local Area Networks in the mid 1960s .

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