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Ajaib, Batu Pantai Pembawa Petaka (video)

Posted on May 22 2012 by Pelita ln/ IM

Dimasukkan ke kantong celana dan terbakar. Polisi California Selatan masih menyelidiki. MASIH ingat Ponirin dengan batu ajaibnya yang mampu memberi kesembuhan kepada para pasien? Ternyata, jika tak hati-hati, batu juga dapat membawa petaka. Secara tiba-tiba dua batu kecil yang dibawa dari pantai menjadi penyebab terbakarnya celana milik seorang wanita dari California. Hey, batu macam apa ini? […]

23 Mei, HAM Indonesia Termasuk Aceh Dibeberkan di Sidang PBB

Posted on May 21 2012 by Globe Jrl

Human Right Working Group (HRWG) menilai Indonesia semakin tidak mampu mengatasi kekerasan, intoleransi, dan pelanggaran hak asasi manusia (HAM). Mereka akan membawa masalah itu ke sidang Universal Periodic Review (UPR) di Jenewa, Swiss, 23 Mei nanti. Sidang UPR yang merupakan evaluasi empat tahunan dengan Dewan HAM PBB akan dihadiri oleh negara-negara anggota PBB. Artinya, persoalan […]

New York penthouse sells for a record $90 million ( video)

Posted on May 21 2012 by Les Christie / CNN

An unnamed buyer paid more than $90 million for a Midtown Manhattan penthouse, the highest price ever paid for a New York apartment, according to the building’s developer. The seller, the Extell Development Co., had been asking $98.5 million for the 10,923 square-foot condominium. Gary Barnett, Extell’s president, wouldn’t confirm the exact price the condominium […]

G8 wants Greece to remain in eurozone

Posted on May 20 2012 by Al Jazeera / IM

President Barack Obama calls for focus on growth and fiscal consolidation as eurozone crisis tops agenda for G8 summit. G8 leaders has said it is “their imperative” to promote growth and jobs to reinvigorate the global economy, and gave their backing to Greece remaining in the eurozone. “We agree on the importance of a strong […]

Congress Must Move Forward, Not Back On Wall Street Reform ( video)

Posted on May 19 2012 by The White House / IM

President Obama discusses the reforms to Wall Street that he put in place to protect consumers and make Wall Street play by the same set of rules — and calls on lawmakers to finish implementing these reforms so that we can prevent excessive risk-taking and help create an economy that is built to last.   […]

Facebook trading sets record IPO volume

Posted on May 19 2012 by CNN / IM

Facebook’s stock market debut finally came and went — but for all the breathless hype, shares ended right near their offering price. On Thursday night, Facebook (FB) set its final IPO price at $38 a share. When the stock began trading at 11:30 a.m. ET on Friday, the first trade came in at $42.05 per share – a […]

Kopi Luwak di Pameran Kopi Terbesar di Amerika Serikat 2012

Posted on May 18 2012 by Steve Hidajat / IM

Siapa sih yang tidak pernah dengar kopi luwak? Hampir semua peminum kopi pasti sudah pernah mendengar tentang kopi luwak. Bahkan kopi luwak ini masuk dan dipamerkan di dalam pameran kopi terbesar di Amerika Serikat (Specialty Coffee Association of America 24 th event), yang untuk tahun ini diadakan di Portland, Oregon. Sekedar informasi singkat untuk yang […]

May 2012: Photo of the Day

Posted on May 14 2012 by The White House / IM

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Yemen plot exposes new world of U.S. spying

Posted on May 14 2012 by Pam Benson, CNN

As details of the foiled al Qaeda plot to blow up a U.S.-bound airline became public, the world learned not only about a daring operation to stop terrorists, but also about the new reality of how U.S. intelligence works. American and foreign intelligence partners working hand in hand to rid the world of the scourge […]

Pendiri Facebook Pindah Kewarganegaraan Untuk Hindari Pajak

Posted on May 14 2012 by Viva / IM
eduardo saverin Pendiri Facebook Pindah Kewarganegaraan Untuk Hindari Pajak

Eduardo Saverin, salah satu pendiri Facebook menanggalkan statusnya sebagai warga negara AS untuk pindah kewarganegaraan menjadi warna negara Singapura. Hal itu dilakukan oleh Saverin menjelang penawaran saham perdana kepada publik (IPO) Facebook yang akan berlangsung tidak lama lagi. Saverin mengambil keputusan tersebut untuk menghindari pajak yang sangat tinggi di AS. Saverin adalah salah satu orang yang ikut […]

Mark Zuckerberg Berpakaian Kurang Sopan Ketika Bertemu Investor

Posted on May 13 2012 by Viva / IM

Hoodie, yang merupakan kaus dan sweter dengan tudung, tampaknya merupakan pakaian favorit dari Mark Zuckerberg, founder sekaligur CEO dari raksasa jejaring sosial,Facebook. Saking cintanya dengan berpakainnya, ia mengenakan hoodie dalam acara formal, yang merupakan penentu dari masa depan jejaring sosial Facebook tersebut. Pada pekan ini, bos Facebook tersebut melakukan roadshow dengan menawarkan saham perdanaFacebook kepada para investor. Dan roadshow pertama Facebook tersebut diadakan di […]

Student debt: Where you attend college matters

Posted on May 12 2012 by Reuters / IM

If you thought four years at Princeton would leave you saddled with more debt than the University of Michigan, think again. Where you attend college can significantly impact how much you owe when you leave school. Thanks to generous financial aid policies and large endowments, students may find that an Ivy League degree, for example, […]

Obama announces he supports same-sex marriage ( video)

Posted on May 10 2012 by CNN

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he supports same-sex marriage, raising the political stakes on an issue over which Americans are evenly split. The announcement was the first by a sitting president and put Obama squarely at odds with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who on Wednesday said during an appearance in Oklahoma, “I believe […]

Bomber Celana Dalam Agen Saudi, Bukan AS

Posted on May 10 2012 by Denny Armandhanu / V V

Berkat laporannya, rencana pengeboman maskapai AS oleh al-Qaeda gagal dilakukan. Calon bomber celana dalam al-Qaeda yang merupakan mata-mata ternyata bukan agen ganda yang bekerja untuk CIA dan intel Arab Saudi, seperti yang diklaim Amerika Serikat. Menurut pernyataan pejabat Saudi, agen tersebut bekerja hanya untuk intelijen Saudi, bukan Amerika Serikat. Diberitakan CNN, Rabu 9 Mei 2012, sumber intelijen Saudi […]

White House Garden Tour

Posted on May 9 2012 by The White House / IM

For forty years, the White House has opened its doors and welcomed visitors from across the country to tour the White House grounds and gardens. This year, we invited our photo enthusiast followers on Google+ to join us for the first ever White House Google+ Photowalk. Bo makes a surprise appearance at the first White House Photowalk during Spring […]

Paskah Oikumene Masyarakat Indonesia

Posted on May 9 2012 by Partogi Samosir / IM

“Spread love and stop hatred! Itulah yang dilakukan oleh Panitia Paskah. Pemimpin agama berperan penting membina keharmonisan antar umat beragama melalui tutur kata yang tidak provokatif, yang tidak mengobarkan permusuhan,” demikian sambutan Duta Besar Dr. Dino Patti Djalal pada perayaan Paskah Oikumene Masyarakat Indonesia (POMI) di KBRI Washington D.C., Sabtu, 14 April 2012. Lebih lanjut […]

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