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Now Pulseless, Dick Cheney Rejoins the Living

Heart pump allows him to give speeches, even hunt

(Newser) - Dick Cheney no longer has a pulse. But he is still alive, thanks to the mechanical heart pump he received in July. The pump, reports the New York Times , both saved his life and allowed him to start living it again. Case in point: Last month, after being out of... More »

Nigerians Call on Prez to Prove He's Alive

Adua, abroad for medical treatment, mum on Xmas bomb attempt

(Newser) - Some Nigerians suspect their president, who split the country in late November, complaining of chest pains, and has not made a public appearance since, could in fact be dead. Umaru Yar’Adua has failed to weigh in on critical state decisions, and was even mum on the Christmas terror attempt... More »

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