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NASA Hentikan Kegiatan Astronot di Luar Stasiun Antariksa

Posted on July 21 2013 by VOA / IM

Badan Antariksa Amerika (NASA) mempersingkat kegiatan astronot di luar Stasiun Antariksa Internasional (ISS) Luca Parmitani sedang melakukan kegiatan di antariksa terbuka untuk kedua kalinya dalam karirnya, saat melaporkan bahwa ia merasakan air di belakang kepalanya. Di saat air semakin banyak terkumpul di dalam helmnya, NASA menghentikan kegiatan di luar stasiun antariksa itu. Parmitano, bersama rekan […]

Mich. judge calls Detroit bankruptcy unconstitutional; AG to appeal

Posted on July 20 2013 by Ron Recinto

DETROIT — It took less than 24 hours for the legal wrangling to start around the Detroit bankruptcy filing. First a county judge ruled the filing unconstitutional under Michigan law. Then the state’s attorney general said he would appeal the ruling and asked that the judge’s orders be stayed until the appeal. Ingham County Circuit Court Judge […]

Tragis! Wanita Tewas Akibat Terjatuh dari Roller Coaster di Texas

Posted on July 20 2013 by ita Uli Hutapea

Texas, - Tragis! Seorang wanita tewas setelah terlempar dari roller coaster yang dinaikinya di taman hiburan di Texas Utara, Amerika Serikat. Wahana mendebarkan itu disebut-sebut sebagai roller coaster baja-hibrida tertinggi di dunia. Musibah itu terjadi pada Jumat, 19 Juli malam waktu setempat di taman hiburan Six Flags Over Texas di kota Arlington. Juru bicara Six Flags, […]

Detroit Files For Bankruptcy

Posted on July 19 2013 by Indonesia Media

The city of Detroit has filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, seeking Chapter 9 protection from creditors and unions owed some $18.5 billion in debt and liabilities. In a news conference on Thursday, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said he didn’t want to go into bankruptcy, but the city will now “have to make the best […]

FPI Sebut Sopir Penabrak Ibu di Kendal Bukan Rombongannya

Posted on July 19 2013 by Angling Adhitya Purbaya

Kendal - Polisi menetapkan anggota FPI yang mengemudikan mobil dan menabrak warga Kendal hingga tewas sebagai tersangka. Namun FPI sendiri membantah sang sopir termasuk ke dalam rombongannya. “Tidak tahu orang mana sopirnya. Sopir bukan rombongan dari Temanggung, mungkin dari Magelang,” kata Ketua FPI Jawa Tengah, Syihabuddin di halaman Mapolres Kendal, Jumat (19/7/2013). Syihabuddin hadir di Mapolres […]

Mengapa B-777 gagal mendarat di San Fransisco?

Posted on July 16 2013 by CHAPPY HAKIM

Tanggal 6 Juli 2013, pukul 11.36 PDT (Pacific Day Light Time), sebuah Pesawat B-777 milik Asiana Airlines nomor penerbangan 214 dari Seoul, Korea Selatan, gagal mendarat dengan mulus (crashed landing) di San Fransisco International Airport. Ekor pesawat terpisah dari badan pesawat setelah menabrak dinding dari ujung landasan. Dua penumpang dilaporkan meninggal dunia dari 16 awak […]

Researchers hack Verizon device, turn it into mobile spy station

Posted on July 16 2013 by Jim Finkle

Two security experts said they have figured out how to spy on Verizon Wireless mobile phone customers by hacking into devices the U.S. carrier sells to boost wireless signals indoors. The finding, which the experts demonstrated to Reuters and will further detail at two hacking conferences this summer, comes at a time of intense global […]

Obama Remark Is Complicating Military Trials

Posted on July 14 2013 by JENNIFER STEINHAUER

WASHINGTON — When President Obama proclaimed that those who commit sexual assault in the military should be “prosecuted, stripped of their positions, court-martialed, fired, dishonorably discharged,” it had an effect he did not intend: muddying legal cases across the country. President Obama at a meeting on sexual assault in the military in May. Judges and […]

Rusia Tunggu Permintaan Suaka Secara Resmi dari Snowden

Posted on July 14 2013 by AFP

Rusia pada Sabtu (13/7/2013) menyatakan menunggu permintaan suaka dari Edward Snowden secara resmi, yang saat ini sedang menghadapi risiko ditangkap oleh Washington lantaran membuka kegiatan mata-mata yang dilakukan oleh AS. Snowden pada Jumat kemarin memanggil para aktivis Rusia di zona transit Bandara Sheremetyevo Moskwa, tempat dia terdampar selama 3 pekan tanpa dokumen yang valid setelah […]

A look at the jurors for the Zimmerman trial

Posted on July 14 2013 by MIKE SCHNEIDER

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Here are some details about the six women on the jury in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial, as they shared during two weeks of jury selection in June. Their names will be released sometime after the trial. Judge Debra Nelson has said she’ll decide the timeline after a verdict. They began […]

George Zimmerman found not guilty of murder in Trayvon Martin’s death

Posted on July 13 2013 by Greg Botelho, CNN

George Zimmerman is not guilty of the murder of Trayvon Martin, a Florida jury decided late Saturday. The fact that Zimmerman fired the bullet that killed Martin was never in question, but the verdict means the six-person jury had reasonable doubt that the shooting amounted to a criminal act. The verdict caps a case that […]

Naked Swimmer Distracts Homeowner During Robbery

Posted on July 12 2013 by Elicia Dover

If a strange woman asks to swim in your pool naked, be suspicious. In Crossville, Tenn., a man and woman asked if the woman could take a skinny dip, and then the man said he was leaving to get cigarettes, according to the Crossville Police Department. But while the woman swam naked and the distracted […]

Target Reminded Bosses Not All Hispanic Employees Eat Tacos, Wear Sombreros: Lawsuit

Posted on July 11 2013 by Kim Bhasin

Three former employees are suing Target for discrimination, citing a document the company distributed to managers with reminders that not all Hispanics eat tacos and burritos or wear sombreros. The former warehouse workers’ lawsuit, filed in California’s Yolo County, claims they were victims of discrimination on the job, and that Target’s “Multi-Cultural Tips” for managers […]


Posted on July 11 2013 by El Diario NY

In the Republican-controlled House, many legislators are positioning themselves to not only resist but also undermine immigration reform. Speaker John Boehner has said that he will not bring a bill to the floor unless a majority of Republicans support it. Immigration reform has been on hold for more than a decade, leaving 11 million people […]

In The World Of Air Travel, Not All Passengers Created Equal

Posted on July 9 2013 by Steve Henn/IM

When Asiana Flight 214 from South Korea crashed onto the runway at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, hundreds of flights into that airport were canceled, stranding thousands of travelers at airports across the country. The Asiana crash came right in the middle of a holiday weekend, disrupting airline networks. And it occurred during a […]

Girl who died after plane crash may have been struck by emergency vehicle (video)

Posted on July 8 2013 by Chelsea J. Carter, Mike M. Ahlers

San Francisco (CNN) – One of the two teen girls who died after Saturday’s plane crash in San Francisco may have been killed by a first responder’s vehicle. San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said the San Francisco Fire Department told him that the girl may have been struck by a vehicle. “Part of our examination […]

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