Maryland Governor Will Commute All Remaining Death Sentences To Life Without Parole

by Posted on ” Maryland Governor Will Commute All Remaining Death Sentences To Life Without Parole” Share: CREDIT: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) will commute all remaining death sentences for those in the state’s prison system to life without parole, he announced Wednesday.

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Benchmarks Indicate Jetpack Doesn’t Negatively Impact Site Loading Times

Jetpack is a WordPress plugin maintained by Automattic and has over 30 different modules. The modules provide a variety of features including, contact forms, stats, and related posts. Among the various reputations that Jetpack has is that it’s bloated and increases the time it takes to load a site.

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The Definitive Guide to the New EU VAT Rules – The SiteSell Blog

This represents an adaptation of material that has been carefully researched and organized and provided to our SiteSell members via our private forums. While no vital information has been left out, please note that this information and subsequent discussions were provided to our members first, and that such resources are a benefit our members regularly enjoy.

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Does #EUVAT make accepting bitcoins impossible for EU-based digital services businesses?

Earlier on today I blogged a description of what we had to do at PythonAnywhere to handle the upcoming EU VAT (~= sales tax) changes for digital services. It’s a long post (though I tried to keep it as light as possible), but the short form is “it was hard, and at least in part unnecessarily so”.

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Publix to offer insurance to same-sex spouses

Publix will extend health insurance benefits to the spouses of employees in same-sex marriages beginning Thursday, the company has confirmed. “We are offering this benefit to associates who are married in any state where same-sex marriages are legal, regardless of the associates’ state of residence,” Brian West, spokesman for the grocer, said Tuesday in an emailed statement.

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Christine Cavanaugh Dead — Legendary Cartoon Voice Dies … ‘Rugrats,’ ‘Dexter’s Lab,’ Babe’

Legendary Cartoon Voice Dies Christine Cavanaugh — the original voice of “Babe” the pig and Dexter from “Dexter’s Laboratory” — has died at the age of 51. Cavanaugh passed away on December 22nd … the details surrounding her death are unclear. Christine’s work is legendary …

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Immigration reform vs. distributed working: Mullenweg and Graham disagree over the fix for tech’s labor crunch

With the technology industry ensnared in a never-ending battle for talent, many industry leaders are looking for creative solutions to this problem. Paul Graham recently penned an essay arguing (once again) for changes to this country’s skilled immigration policies: ” Let the other 95% of Great Programmers In.”

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Netflix countdown will help parents fool kids on New Year’s Eve

While the childless might be popping champagne and staying out late, 87% of parents are planning to celebrate New Year’s Eve with their kids, according to a Wakefield Research survey conducted by Netflix. Midnight, however, is a bit late for most youngsters. Already, 34% of parents “fool” their kids into thinking it’s midnight at an earlier time.

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WDS Holiday Charity Competition Recap | WebDevStudios.com

WebDevStudios loves to help people, and this holiday season brought on a great new tradition of helping others for the entire team. In late November our awesome project managers Cristina Cannon and Jaimie Olmstead came up with the brilliant idea of a Holiday Charity Competition between the three teams that make up WebDevStudios-The A-Team, The Scream Team, and Team Maintainn.

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iThemes Exchange VAT Add-On Updated & Ready for VAT MOSS – iThemes

If you’re a WordPress ecommerce site admin or owner I’m sure you’ve heard and even seen some of the upcoming changes being made to EU VAT. The Exchange Team has been hard at work to make sure the EU Value Added Taxes Add-On for iThemes Exchange is updated with the new features and flexibility needed …

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the origin of the tag – www

In the end, much was said, most of it in the form of flaming posts to various discussion boards, and the tag will probably be remembered as the most hated of all HTML tags. I would like to publicly state that at no time did I actually write code or even seriously advocate for the tag.

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The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True In 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the most futuristic breakthroughs and developments of the past year. This year’s crop features a slew of incredible technological, scientific, and social achievements, from mind-to-mind communication to self-guiding sniper bullets. Here are 15 predications that came true in 2014.

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Exclusive: Jay, Key Witness from ‘Serial’ tell his Story for First Time, Part 1 – The Intercept

On Jan. 13, 1999, Hae Min Lee, an 18-year-old high school student from Baltimore, went missing. About a month later, police uncovered her body in a nearby park; an autopsy would later find that she was choked to death. Lee’s ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, 17, became the primary suspect in her homicide after an anonymous caller told the police to investigate him.

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