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September 28, 2008 | Diane Wedner
The International Code Council, the nation's leading building-code body, has adopted a residential fire sprinkler requirement for all new one- and two-bedroom houses and town houses, beginning in 2009. The council included a grace period of two years to implement the rule. -- Diane Wedner
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NEWS
September 1, 2000
I am amazed! People freely admit to a newswoman that they are "pleasure-seeking" adolescents in the fifth or sixth decade of their lives ("A Place With Every Single Thing--and More," Aug. 13). Jack Eskenazi proclaims to all that he has been through the "inventory" (i.e., women) in the Marina City Club. Jack will not date "inventory" outside his area code. To Carole (Jack's current unit of inventory): Any man who sees a woman as "inventory" will someday try to buy, sell, lease or discount you. To all the Caroles and Jacks at the Marina: Get out of your mink-lined playpens and do something with the time left to you. What a sad fate to finish one's life in an opulent rabbit hutch.
TRAVEL
November 11, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO QUITO, ECUADOR From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Quito is offered on TACA, United, Delta, COPA, United and LACSA. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $899, including taxes and fees. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 593 (the country code for Ecuador and 2 (the area code for Quito). WHERE TO STAY Casa Gangotena, Bolivar y Cuenca, Quito; 400-8000, http://www.casagangotena.com . The newest and most elegant hotel in Quito in the heart of the Centro Historico.
FOOD
May 12, 2011
London restaurant details St. John Hotel, 1 Leicester St., London, 3301-8069, http://www.stjohnhotellondon.com . Appetizers, $12.50 to $30; main courses, $30 to $42; desserts, $7 to $13.50. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, London, 7201-3833, http://www.dinnerbyheston.com . Appetizers, $21 to $27; main courses, $34 to $60; dessert, $13.50 to $17. To call from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code)
NEWS
June 8, 1989 | From Associated Press
Parliament on Wednesday banned videos and sound recordings that show excessive violence. The lawmakers unanimously approved a revision of the penal code to set unspecified jail terms or fines for violators.
BUSINESS
April 10, 2014 | By Chris O'Brien
Say hello to Robin Seggelmann. The name may not ring a bell, but his handiwork has gained worldwide notoriety. Seggelman, it seems, is the poor soul who wrote the flawed piece of code that has come to be known as the Heartbleed bug. According to his profile on the LinuxTag conference website, Seggelmann is a " researcher for the transport protocols of the Internet. Occasionally his work find its way into standards of the Internet Engineering Taskorce (IETF). In a manner of speaking he helps writing the technical 'laws' of the Internet.
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