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i nuh ten chuhn

  • n  lack of attention

  • It also reveals the startling inattention of the Bush Administration to the situation in Afghanistan.
  • The trouble is that by this time, most of the easily persuasive bars to happiness class, marital status, and inattention bordering on sheet nuttiness are either inoperable .
  • Holbrooke will have the near impossible task of untangling the mess in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a problem exacerbated by recent American inattention to detail in the area.
News & Articles

  • New dashboard devices distract drivers
    The greater the concentration required to perform a task, the more likely a driver is to develop "inattention blindness."
    June 14, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • New York State Assembly Votes to Curb Distracted Drivers
    Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. announced that the Assembly has passed legislation to improve highway safety by increasing penalties on young and new drivers who text while driving — because inattention and inexperience is a deadly combination, said Thiele. “We have seen the ads on television and read the news stories — tragic accidents where [...]
    June 13, 2013 - The Sag Harbor Express
  • Hands-Free Gadgets Don't Mean Risk-Free Driving
    Systems that turn a driver's speech into text are the most distracting. Drivers in a University of Utah test experienced a kind of inattention blindness that mean they sometimes overlooked potential hazards.
    June 12, 2013 - NPR

  • John Major in
    The level of error, incompetence, and inattention which took place before the flight was sadly mirrored in many ways for many years, in how authorities, governments, and institutions dealt with the aftermath of the murder of so many innocents,...
  • Barney Frank in Boston Herald
    I think this just bespeaks an absolute, to some extent, hostility, and at best, an inattention to the needs of the industry,Frank said. "I think it's time for Lubchenco to go. ...... I think she has failed in her duty to the fishermen."
  • Jesse Jackson in Washington Post
    They had been working for the railroad for three to 11 years,Jackson said. "There was no accusation of lack of work ethic, inattention, but homeland security."

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