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The community that began with Southern Dragon’s Lakeside Diner continues. Today we collect news from outside the usual, and renew the discussion.

Guantanamo detainee Fawzi al-Odah, 27,  will be freed after thirteen years in prison, to return to Kuwait and be kept under observation there.   He was accused of being a Taliban associate in Afghanistan where he taught the Koran and did humanitarian work.

In Kuwait, al-Odah will be kept under observation at a military hospital for about a week before being transferred to a rehabilitation center, where it is expected that he will undergo a one-year rehabilitation process, according to his father.

New malware affecting Apple users has targeted many Chinese users and shows sophisticated techniques for taking information from infected sites.

WireLurker is unlike anything we’ve ever seen in terms of Apple iOS and OS X malware,” said Ryan Olson, the company’s intelligence director.

“The techniques in use suggest that bad actors are getting more sophisticated when it comes to exploiting some of the world’s best-known desktop and mobile platforms.”

Central Bank head Alejandro Vanoli in Argentina announced that the country will not be entering into negotiations in a weakened position to negotiate with vulture funds.

According to Vanoli, “devaluation expectations” have even fallen among “market operators, who are the ones that fostered” devaluation as he accused what he called a “mob of domestic vultures” of fueling market fears “to favour the (electoral) chances of those who next year will seek to promote a different” economic model.


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Ruth Calvo

Ruth Calvo

I've blogged at The Seminal for about two years, was at cabdrollery for around three. I live in N.TX., worked for Sen.Yarborough of TX after graduation from Wellesley, went on to receive award in playwriting, served on MD Arts Council after award, then managed a few campaigns in MD and served as assistant to a member of the MD House for several years, have worked in legal offices and written for magazines, now am retired but addicted to politics, and join gladly in promoting liberals and liberal policies.