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  1. Chads - Legality of Incomplete Punches (CNN Election 2000)
      Provides a history of recent court cases where the chad, the piece of paper that is supposed to be punched out on the ballot, remains in the ballot when it goes through a machine for counting. Such votes that have been punched, but remain in the ballot, are not counted by the machine. The legal precedent has been to accept "hanging" chad or "depressed" chad as votes when counting by hand. 11-00

  2. Election 2000 - Dimpled Chads Count in Texas (CNN - Jackson)
      Reports that Texas law recognizes a dimpled chad, an indentation in a ballot, as a valid vote. 11-00

  3. -New American Strategy (Christian Science Monitor - Chaddock)
      "National strategy, released Friday, calls for US dominance to expand global peace."

      "More broadly, the 31-page document asserts American dominance as the lone superpower a status no rival power will be allowed to challenge."

      "And it provides a reason the world should accept this state of affairs: the expansion of peace and more freedom. A Pax Americana will be 'in the service of a balance of power that favors freedom.' "

      " ' We cannot let our enemies strike first.... To forestall or prevent such hostile acts by our adversaries, the United States will, if necessary, act preemptively.' " 4-03

  4. Factsheets on Attention-Deficit or Hyperactive Disorder (CHADD)
      Provides information eight factsheets.

  5. Chad (Dinar)

  6. Adults With ADD (CHADD)
      "Until recently, it was believed that ADD symptoms largely disappeared in adolescence." 05-10

  7. Chad (CountryReports.org)
      Provides a profile by topic, including Economy, Defense, Geography, Government, People, National Anthem, Lyrics and Related Links. Provides a map and a flag. 6-02

  8. Chad

  9. Rulers by Country - A-C (Schulz)
      Provides a list of leaders by country and date. Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrein, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin (Dahomey), Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso (Upper Volta), Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cap Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa, former Zaire), Costa Rica, Cote Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, and the Czech Republic (Czechoslovakia). leaders, rulers, Presidents, and Prime Ministers 9-00

  10. Election 2000 - Florida Hand Recounts Favor Democrats (AltaVista - washingtonpost.com)
      Describes how the punch type voting machines in counties with larger populations results in more uncounted votes because of the buildup of chads in the machines. Democrats have gained more votes in the counties with larger populations, such as Palm Beach and Miami-Dade, and so they will benefit more from recounts compared to Republicans. 11-00

  11. Oldest Hominids - Sahelanthropus Tchadensis (CNN - Walton)
      "A team of researchers in central Africa say they've uncovered what appears to be the earliest evidence of the human family ever found -- a skull, jawbone and teeth between 6 million and 7 million years old." "Chadian authorities are nicknaming the specimen 'Toumai,' a name usually given to babies born before the dry season in the region." The name of this earliest hominid is S. tchadensis.

  12. -07-31-07 Barely Surviving with Water Shortage in Dafur (Christian Science Monitor)
      "With Darfur refugee women waiting up to two days for their chance to fill buckets at a communal water point, it's only a matter of time before bickering turns into a full-fledged fight."

      "In the 115-degree F. heat of the Touloum refugee camp, just across Sudan's border in eastern Chad, the stakes are high. Refugees receive only 4.5 liters, on average, per family member just enough for drinking and cooking. A family that misses its day or gets shoved aside at the water pump may not survive." 07-07

  13. Study: Dan Rather Reports on Paperless Voting Machines (HD.net)
      Provides Dan Rather's report on faulty paperless voting machines. He provides the surprising revelation that Sequoia, a company that provided paper ballots for the Florida 2000 election, especially Palm Beach, provided faulty paper and specifications that were known to cause problems with chads.

  14. -11-03-07 Voting Out Electronic Ballots (Time.com)
      "It is hard to believe now what a darling touch-screen voting was seven years ago. After the Florida presidential vote recount debacle which made traditional paper voting, especially the infamous 'butterfly' ballots and hanging chads, look positively Third World electronic voting was embraced as the way back from America's electoral humiliation. Some 50,000 touch-screen machines were bought in 37 states at a cost of almost a quarter of a billion dollars."

      "The reversal since then couldn't be more stunning as indicated by a bill in Congress introduced this past week by Florida Senator Bill Nelson and Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, which would ban touch-screen voting (also known as direct recording electronic voting, or DRE) in federal elections starting in 2012. 'We have to start setting a goal on this,' Nelson tells TIME. 'Voters have to feel confident that their ballot will count as intended.' " 11-07

  15. Africa - West African News (AllAfrica.com)
      Provides news directly from each country in Eastern Africa, including Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chad, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea, Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

  16. Africa - Travel Information by Location (Excite.Travel.com)
      Provides information on dining, where to stay, and interesting things to see. Search by city, state, or country. Includes Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros and Mayotte, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. 3-02

  17. -07-31-07 Barely Surviving with Water Shortage in Dafur (Christian Science Monitor)
      "With Darfur refugee women waiting up to two days for their chance to fill buckets at a communal water point, it's only a matter of time before bickering turns into a full-fledged fight."

      "In the 115-degree F. heat of the Touloum refugee camp, just across Sudan's border in eastern Chad, the stakes are high. Refugees receive only 4.5 liters, on average, per family member just enough for drinking and cooking. A family that misses its day or gets shoved aside at the water pump may not survive." 07-07

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