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Wednesday August 29th, 2018 morning edition

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Titanium implants can resist high energy forces without breakage, are inert to bodily environments, and last longer than many other materials.

Metallic materials have been traditionally used by humans to replace body parts and to treat fractures for more than a century.

Earlier applications with aluminum, lead, gold and silver have since been abandoned because the materials were extremely weak for long-lasting uses.

Zinc, copper, nickel, iron and steel implants used between 1920 and 1950 resulted in adverse bodily reactions.

Titanium initially become popular in the dental industry in the 1940s and rapidly found its way into orthopedics in the 1950s.

Titanium 6AL4V and Titanium 6Al4V ELI are the most common alloys used in medical and dental implants.

Bone screws, staples, plates, staples, cables, and mesh made of titanium not only support broken bones but also aid fixation. »

‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Casts Matt Smith in Key Role – Variety

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Smith joins returning cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, and Adam Driver, as well as newcomers Keri Russell, Richard E. Grant, Dominic Monaghan, and Naomi Ackie.

Mark Hamill will be returning as Luke Skywalker and Anthony Daniels will reprise his role at C-3PO.

Abrams filled the role last fall and has spent most of that time working on the script with Chris Terrio. »

The Latest: Sentencing to continue in police shooting case

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The ex-police officer in Balch Springs was convicted of murder earlier in the day for the slaying of Edwards' son, 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.

___ 6:15 p.m. An expert who tracks police shootings nationwide says the murder conviction of an ex-police officer in Texas is extremely rare.

Oliver was found guilty of murder in the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. »

Donald Trump Told Japan’s Shinzo Abe ‘I Remember Pearl Harbor’ and Then Ripped the Prime Minister Over Trade Deals: Report

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President Donald Trump reportedly told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House in June that he remembered Pearl Harbor and then ripped Abe for Japan’s trade and economic policies.

“I remember Pearl Harbor,” Trump reportedly told Abe as part of a tirade against the U.S. trade deficit with Japan.

Trump was referring to the Japanese attack on the Hawaiian base in 1941 that launched the U.S. into World War II. »

IP Address is Not Enough to Identify Pirate, US Court of Appeals Rules

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The case went to appeal and in a ruling handed down yesterday by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gonzales emerged victorious again.

A judge dismissed a direct infringement complaint against Thomas Gonzales when it became clear that the defendant probably wasn’t the infringer.

“Because multiple devices and individuals may be able to connect via an IP address, simply identifying the IP subscriber solves only part of the puzzle. »