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President Obama Welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ( video)

Posted on December 13 2011 by The White House / IM

President Obama met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday to discuss the end of the Iraq war and the steps necessary to realize a new phase in the relationship between the two countries. Since the President has taken office, nearly 150,000 U.S. servicemembers have left Iraq, and hundreds of bases have been closed. […]

Terowongan Rahasia Para Mafia Narkoba

Posted on December 13 2011 by Viva

 Rahasia Para Mafia Narkoba Banyak jalan menuju Roma, mungkin peribahasa itulah yang menjadi ilham para pengedar Narkoba dalam menjalankan aksinya. Jika dengan menggunakan jalan biasa mereka akan berhadapan dengan Polisi Perbatasan dan imigrasi serta razia rutin, maka mereka mencari akal dengan menggunakan terowongan bawah tanah sebagai jalan rahasia mereka dalam menyelundupkan Narkotika dari Meksiko ke […]

‘Mother Robin’ wins CNN Hero of the Year ( video)

Posted on December 12 2011 by Kyle Almond, CNN

Robin Lim, an American woman who has helped thousands of poor Indonesian women have a healthy pregnancy and birth, was named the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year on Sunday night. Through her Yayasan Bumi Sehat health clinics, “Mother Robin,” or “Ibu Robin” as she is called by the locals, offers free prenatal care, birthing services and medical aid […]

Hollywood Jihad? Gunman Calmly Shooting Drivers, Pedestrians, Shouting Allahu Akbar (video)

Posted on December 12 2011 by YouTube

Hollywood shootout: Gunman calmly targeted drivers, pedestrians Photo: Detective Nicole Kittle of the LAPD Force Investigation Division looks as a person lies dead on Vine just south of Sunset in Hollywood. Credit: Gary Freidman / Los Angeles Times A gunman pointed his weapon at more than a dozen people Friday as he randomly opened fire on […]

Playing with fire: Obama’s threat to China

Posted on December 11 2011 by Michael Klare / Al Jazeera

Obama says US influence will turn from the Middle East towards the “vast potential of the Asia-Pacific region”. When it comes to China policy, is the Obama administration leaping from the frying pan directly into the fire? In an attempt to turn the page on two disastrous wars in the greater Middle East, it may […]

Gunman identified in Hollywood shooting

Posted on December 11 2011 by CNN / IM

Los Angeles – Authorities on Saturday identified a gunman killed by police after he opened fire at passing vehicles along a downtown street in Hollywood. But they said they don’t know why Tyler Brehm, 26, went on a surreal shooting rampage captured on amateur video Friday. The video shows Brehm walking down Sunset Boulevard, wielding […]

West Coast will have best seat for Saturday’s lunar eclipse

Posted on December 10 2011 by CNN / IM

A lunar eclipse will occur Saturday, and all of the United States will be able to see some portion of it. The West Coast will have “a more complete view” of Saturday’s event and will be able to see the totality, the time when the Earth’s shadow completely covers the moon, according to NASA. That […]

Penembakan di Virginia Tech, Tragedi yang Berulang

Posted on December 9 2011 by KB / IM

Virginia — Aksi penembakan kembali terjadi di kampus Virginia Tech di Virginia, Amerika Serikat. Peristiwa ini membangkitkan kenangan pahit akan pembantaian di kampus tersebut tahun 2007 lalu. “Hari ini tragedi kembali menimpa Virginia Tech dengan adanya tindak kekerasan yang menewaskan seorang perwira polisi saat rutinitas pemeriksaan kendaraan,” kata Presiden Virginia Tech Charles Steger kepada para wartawan. “Kata-kata tak […]

Kemilau Times Square

Posted on December 8 2011 by I Made Asdhiana / Kps

Tidak ada tempat yang lebih meriah dan terang di muka bumi ini selain Times Square, New York, pada saat pergantian tahun. Sesumbar ini sering diungkapkan oleh New Yorker, sebutan untuk warga New York, ketika menggambarkan ramainya kawasan Times Square. Gambaran itu memang tidak salah, pada hari biasa pun kawasan Times Square selalu dihiasi dengan papan-papan […]

Hendak Dideportasi, 72 WNI Cari Suaka di AS

Posted on December 8 2011 by Egidius Patnistik / kps

NEWARK,– Sekelompok imigran Indonesia takut akan dideportasi meskipun ada perjanjian bersyarat dengan otoritas imigrasi Amerika Serikat yang memungkinkan mereka hidup dan bekerja secara legal di sana selama bertahun-tahun. Anggota parlemen Partai Demokrat, Carolyn Maloney, dari wilayah New York dan Frank Pallone Jr dari New Jersey, secara bersama-sama mensponsori sebuah undang-undang baru, yaitu UU Perlindungan Keluarga Pengungsi […]

Gupta: I hadn’t cried since I was a child ( video)

Posted on December 8 2011 by CNN / IM

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta often reports from areas where tragedy has struck and hope, even in normal times, can be hard to come by. Knowing he will eventually leave can bring guilt and heartache, he says.     This post was submitted by CNN / IM.

President Obama Speaks on the Economy ( video)

Posted on December 7 2011 by The White House / IM

President Obama in his remarks at Osawatomie High School in Osawatomie, Kansas said, this is not just another political debate. This is the defining issue of our time. This is a make-or-break moment for the middle class, and for all those who are fighting to get into the middle class. Because what’s at stake is […]

Demonstran ‘Occupy’ di Washington Duduki DPR Amerika

Posted on December 7 2011 by VOA / IM

Demonstran menyerbu sejumlah kantor para wakil rakyat dan mengatakan ingin “merebut kembali rumah rakyat” itu. Polisi mengatakan sekurangnya satu orang telah ditangkap dalam demonstrasi di Washington yang menurut penyelenggara dilakukan untuk mengingatkan DPR agar mewakili seluruh rakyat Amerika. Juru bicara polisi ibukota mengatakan demonstran itu ditahan hari Selasa siang karena masuk tanpa ijin ke kantor […]

Citi plans 4,500 layoffs

Posted on December 7 2011 by James O'Toole / CNN

NEW YORK — Citigroup will lay off roughly 4,500 employees over the next few months, CEO Vikram Pandit said Tuesday, as Wall Street continues to bleed jobs amid tough economic times. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Financial Services Conference in New York on Tuesday afternoon, Pandit said the cuts would come over the next few […]

Southern California Dihajar Santa Ana.+ Edison “failed”; $2 mil. storm cost

Posted on December 7 2011 by Dr Irawan / IM /Scott Hettrick/ Arc Best

Los Angeles . Sejak akhir November, beberapa kantor berita telah mengumumkan bakal terjadi angin kencang, mulai hari Rabu tanggal 30 November. Memang setiap tahun California mengalami hembusan Santa Ana Wind yang berasal dari Utara. BIasanya hembusan angin secara alami di perlukan untuk membersihkan daun-daun rontok di musim gugur. Tapi kali ini sebagian besar masyarakat Southern […]

Earth’s twin discovered beyond solar system

Posted on December 6 2011 by Aljazeera / IM

A NASA team has found a small planet best positioned to have liquid water but has yet to determine whether it is solid. The most Earth-like planet ever discovered is circling a star 600 light years away, a key finding in an ongoing quest to learn if life exists beyond Earth, scientists have said. The […]

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