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Photo of the Day

Posted on October 12 2011 by The White House / IM

President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team in the Situation Room of the White House, Oct. 11, 2011, to thank them for their work in disrupting a plot to assassinate Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)     This post was submitted by The […]

Selamat Kathina

Posted on October 12 2011 by Dr Metta Surya / IM

Memasuki bulan Oktober, para umat Buddha sudah bersiap2 untuk menyambut masa berakhir nya Vassa atau Rainy Season yang berarti dimulainya peringatan atau perayaan Kathina. Peringatan atau perayaan Kathina ini, adalah bentuk langsung pelaksanaan ajaran Sang Buddha, Dhamma.  Dengan Kathina, kita belajar/ melaksanakan melepas sebagian milik kita, belajar/melaksanakan kekompakan, memberi maaf dan juga berbagi/bersedekah ( togetherness, […]

New bankruptcy ripples may emerge

Posted on October 12 2011 by Tom Hals, Sue Zeidler and Caroline Humer / Rtrs

Three years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers touched off a tidal wave of bankruptcy filings, corporate failures may be about to pick up again, with some big-name companies among those struggling for survival. Companies in a range of businesses, including hair salons, restaurants, renewable energy, and the paper industry, have tumbled into Chapter 11 […]

Sharpton broadcasts from NY hub of Occupy Wall Street protests ( video)

Posted on October 11 2011 by CNN

The Rev. Al Sharpton brought his nationally syndicated radio show to the New York hub of the Occupy Wall Street movement on Monday, lending his support to a cause that he says speaks for “99% of the people.” “We are here today because we agree 1% should not be controlling the (nation’s) wealth,” Sharpton said […]

Demo di Wall Street

Posted on October 10 2011 by Dr Irawan / IM

                          Dimulai dari September 17 , 2011 ketika beberapa lusin demonstran mendirikan tenda didepan gedung New York Stock Exchange, setelah itu jumlah demonstran bertambah dari hari kehari sampai ratusan jumlahnya, mereka berkemah di berbagai penjuru taman-taman yang berada disekitar Financial District itu. Saat […]

Jobs authorized biography so his kids can know him

Posted on October 10 2011 by Alistair Barr and Poornima Gupta / Rtrs

Steve Jobs, in pain and too weak to climb stairs a few weeks before his death, wanted his children to understand why he wasn’t always there for them, according to the author of his highly anticipated biography. “I wanted my kids to know me,” Jobs was quoted as saying by Pulitzer Prize nominee Walter Isaacson, […]

11 Senjata Canggih yang Hanya Dimiliki AS

Posted on October 9 2011 by esbeye/kb

Beberapa senjata yang hanya dimiliki Amerika Serikat (AS) ini sudah ada selama beberapa tahun lalu, namun baru-baru ini, senjata itu mengalami modifikasi. Sementara beberapa senjata lainnya masih dalam tahap produksi. 1. MQ9 Reaper Drone Pesawat buatan General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) ini sudah ada selama 10 tahun. Pesawat ini kebanyakan digunakan untuk intelijen dan pengintaian. […]

Global ID theft ring busted in New York

Posted on October 9 2011 by Aljazeera / IM

Over 111 people arrested in connection to a NYC-based international identity theft scheme that spanned four continents. New York police have broken up an international identity theft ring that made fake credit cards using information swiped off real cards in banks, restaurants and retail stores, authorities said. More than 111 people have been charged and […]

California allows college aid to illegal immigrants

Posted on October 9 2011 by Greg Lucas / reuters

California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a bill giving illegal immigrant college students access to state-funded financial aid, the second half of two-part legislation known as the “Dream Act.” The controversial measure, which passed the Democrat-controlled legislature on a party-line vote in September, represents a victory for immigrant-rights activists ahead of the 2012 presidential […]

President Obama at the Human Rights Campaign’s 15th Annual National Dinner

Posted on October 8 2011 by The White House / IM

Yesterday, President Obama addressed the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.  In his speech, the President stressed his commitment to the cause of equality over the past two and a half years, and his continuing support moving forward. Now, I don’t have to tell you that we have […]

Will Jobs’ death cause Samsung, Apple to reconcile?

Posted on October 8 2011 by Yoo-chul Kim / Korea Time

The ongoing lawsuit battle between Samsung and Apple is expected to see an “unexpected turning point” as new Apple executive Tim Cook is seen to put priorities on operational roles, including manufacturing, distribution and sales. Charismatic former Apple CEO Steve Jobs died just a day after the California-based Apple released its new iPhone 4S and […]

Tears and tributes around the world as Apple’s legions of fans mark the death of Steve Jobs

Posted on October 7 2011 by ROSE PARKER/ Mailone
TOKYO: People left iPads and iPhones displaying candle graphics at an Apple store in the Ginza shopping district

He was neither head of state nor Hollywood star. But the death of Steve Jobs, the visionary genius who reshaped the world, was marked with the love and respect reserved for the most illustrious of cultural icons. Makeshift shrines quickly sprang up outside the company’s headquarters and at its stores across the globe. Apple’s legions […]

Obama: Wall Street rally reflects frustration

Posted on October 7 2011 by Aljazeera / IM

US president says his American Jobs Act will appease some concerns raised by the growing “Occupy Wall Street” movement. US President Barack Obama has said that the “Occupy Wall Street” protests in New York and other US cities reflect “broad-based frustration” among Americans with how the US financial system works. In depth coverage of US financial crisis […]

Steve Jobs Was an Arab American

Posted on October 7 2011 by Shirin Sadeghi / NAM

SAN FRANCISCO — Abdul Fattah Jandali, a young Syrian Muslim immigrant in Wisconsin, never met his son Steve Jobs. When a baby was born to the 23-year-old Jandali — now known as John — and his 23-year-old German-American girlfriend, Joanne Schieble, in 1955, there was no chance he’d be able to grow up with his […]

Insight: What a stronger Chinese yuan means for the U.S.

Posted on October 6 2011 by Emily Kaiser,/ reuters

A sharp rise in China’s yuan currencymight cut the U.S. trade deficit by as much as one third and create enough American jobs to put at least a modest dent in the unemployment rate. Then again, it may also lead to a destabilizing spike in Chinese unemployment and spark a trade war that drags the global economy back […]

Steve Jobs Wafat + Mendiang Steve Jobs: Inovator Bertangan Emas + 10 ways Steve Jobs changed the world

Posted on October 6 2011 by Arfi Bambani Amri / Renne R.A Kawilarang / v v / CNN

Setelah bertahun-tahun bergulat dengan kanker yang diidapnya, Steve Jobs akhirnya kalah Pendiri Apple Inc, Steve Jobs, meninggal dunia di usia 56 tahun. Mantan CEO Apple yang dikenang sebagai salah satu CEO terbaik Amerika ini meninggal pada Rabu 5 Oktober 2011 setelah bertahun-tahun berperang melawan penyakit kanker dan sejumlah problem kesehatannya. Kematian Jobs diumumkan Apple dalam […]

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