Sad to see the passing of a great man.

 

-- James Brady, a former White House press secretary who was severely wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and later became a prominent gun-control advocate, has died.

Suffering a head wound, it was erroneously reported at one point that Brady had died. He was, however, left partially paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life.

James Brady, a former White House press secretary who became a prominent gun-control advocate after he was wounded in the 1981 attempt on President Ronald Reagan's life, died Monday, August 4. He was 73.

Police and Secret Service agents react during the Reagan assassination attempt, which took place March 30, 1981, after a conference outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington. Lying on the ground in front is wounded police officer Thomas Delahanty. Brady is behind him, also lying face down.

 

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Use This Advice For Setting Up Your Ipad

The iPad is a wonderful device, and it is gaining in popularity everyday. If you are a new iPad owner, congratulations! Whether you will be using it for business or pleasure, you are sure to enjoy this fascinating piece of technology. To improve your user experience, we have gathered some of the most recommended tips and explained them here.

If at all possible, use Wi-Fi to connect your iPad to the Internet instead of 3G. Using 3G continuously, you can expect to get around 9 hours of battery life. With Wi-Fi, you can enjoy your iPad for even longer before it needs a charge. If you don't need to connect to the Internet, disable both.

Take Apple's iTours to get yourself familiar with your new iPad. It is fun to have all these exciting new apps, but sometimes you could use a little help figuring out how to use them. Apple has an online video tour for every app that comes preinstalled on your device, so be sure to take a look at them.

If you use your iPad to play games for long periods of time, your battery will not last as long. However, you can extend its like by disabling the vibration feature used by many shooter or racing games. If you only spend a few minutes at a time playing these games, it is okay to leave this feature on.

Do you not like having Google set as the default search engine? If so, there is a way for you to change this. Visit your settings, pick "Safari," and then open up "Search Engine." You can now decide to use other search engines like Bing if you prefer.

Congratulations again on the purchase of your new iPad! Now is the time to get to know your device and learn how to use it efficiently. Keep the tips provided in this article handy, and do not be afraid to try a few shortcuts of your own. Before you know it, the iPad will become one of the best technological investments you ever made.

The "Baseball Tonight" crew discuss Mike Trout's performance in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game and what his future holds as he continues to progress as a player.

soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech, and then delivered two final All-Star hits.

, perhaps the top candidate to succeed the 40-year-old Yankees captain as the face of the game, seemed ready to assume the role with a tiebreaking triple and later a go-ahead double that earned the 22-year-old MVP honors.

 

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