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Demand For Ammunition Is Up. Why Aren’t Prices?

Posted on June 27 2013 by NPR

Sales of guns and ammunition rose after President Obama took office in 2008, and they went through the roof starting late last year, when a school shooting led to a push for new gun control measures. That’s led to a prolonged ammunition shortage, even with manufacturers running at full capacity. A gun owner in Florida […]

IBM, Harvard Kerjasama Ciptakan Sel Surya Generasi Berikut

Posted on June 26 2013 by VOA / IM

Proyek Energi Bersih kerjasama IBM dan Universitas Harvard telah mengumpulkan sekitar 2,3 juta kandidat senyawa untuk sel listrik organik, yang dapat diakses online secara gratis. Para ilmuwan dari Universitas Harvard dan Perusahaan IBM berencana menggunakan ribuan komputer pribadi yang sedang tidak digunakan untuk mencari bahan sel surya generasi berikutnya. Para peneliti Proyek Energi Bersih akan […]

Senate Backs Border-Security Plan

Posted on June 24 2013 by KRISTINA PETERSON / WSJ

WASHINGTON—The Senate on Monday backed a plan to toughen security along the U.S. border with Mexico, in a key test vote expected to help propel a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws to a broad victory in the chamber later this week. The vote was 67-27 to advance the border-security plan, with 15 Republicans […]

President Obama is Taking Action on Climate Change ( video)

Posted on June 24 2013 by The White House / IM

Tomorrow afternoon, President Obama will speak at Georgetown University and lay out his vision for the steps we need to take to prepare our country for the impacts of climate change and lead the global effort to fight it.   In the video below, he describes why this is the time to take action. Watch it, […]

Kantor Google, Bikin Karyawannya Ogah Pulang….

Posted on June 13 2013 by PR / IM

Hingga saat ini, kantor pusat Google menerima satu lamaran kerja setiap 25 detik dan 40.000-an lebih pengajuan magang. Selain nama besar, tampaknya ketertarikan orang bekerja di kantor pusat Google berhubungan dengan fasilitas kantor yang luar biasa. Kantor berpusat di Mountain View, California, Amerika Serikat, ini penuh dengan permainan video, fasilitas bersantai, makanan gratis, salon, laundry, dan […]

The 29-year-old hiding out in Hong Kong after he stole secret data and fled U.S.

Posted on June 10 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

NSA contractor who leaked details of surveillance scheme reveals himself: The 29-year-old hiding out in Hong Kong after he stole secret data and fled U.S. Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former CIA technical assistant, says he passed the classified information to The Guardian The documents blew open a number of intense NSA surveillance operations and caused a […]

Penembakan Brutal di Santa Monica, Enam Orang Tewas

Posted on June 8 2013 by V V / IM

Penembakan itu bermula dari sebuah rumah. Sebuah serangan penembakan secara brutal terjadi pada Jumat siang waktu setempat di Santa Monica, Amerika Serikat. Seorang pria menembak secara membabi buta dan menyebabkan enam orang tewas. Kantor berita BBC, Sabtu 8 Juni 2013, melansir peristiwa penembakan itu bermula dari sebuah rumah. Lalu, kemudian meluas hingga ke Universitas Santa Monica. […]

Lotere Green Card Terancam Batal – (video)

Posted on June 5 2013 by VOA / IM

Setiap tahunnya, ratusan orang Indonesia memenangkan lotere green card atau dan berkesempatan untuk tinggal dan bekerja di Amerika. Namun Kongres berencana untuk menghapus kebijakan lotere dalam waktu dekat. Kontroversi pun bermunculan. Berikut laporan tim VOA dari Amerika Serikat.     This post was submitted by VOA / IM.

‘I’m not in pain, mom’: The moment Boston ‘bomber’ told his mother

Posted on June 5 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

‘I’m not in pain, mom’: The moment Boston ‘bomber’ told his mother how he has recovered from shoot-out with cops – andhow ‘supporters’ have put $1k in his bank account Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, has been allowed one phone call with his parents in Dagestan He told them he was fine, not to say anything and […]

Acara Perayaan Groundbreaking Perluasan Bangunan Gereja IFGF Houston, Texas.

Posted on June 4 2013 by Michael Kaunang / IM

Gereja IFGF (International Full Gospel Fellowship) Houston mengadakan perayaan acara peletakan batu pertama pada Hari Minggu, Tanggal 5 Mei 2013. Peletakan batu pertama ini dilakukan oleh Ps. Somi Pranoto, selaku pendeta dari gereja IFGF tersebut, Markus Tjokrosoesilo, selaku ketua pembangunan gereja, dan disaksikan oleh sekitar 150 anggota gereja yang hadir pada saat itu. Perluasan bangunan […]

Virginia hocks ‘Ham Capital of the World’ as China snaps up leading pork producer for record $4.72 billion ( video)

Posted on June 2 2013 by Daily mail / IM

Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest producer of pork, has agreed to be acquired by China’s largest meat processor, Shuanghui International, in the largest takeover of a US company by a Chinese firm in history Locals in the small Old Dominion town of Smithfield ponder their fate now that a foreign company will purchase the company […]

SBY: We Have More Churches Than Germany + SBY Dapat World Statesman Award, Beri 4 Janji

Posted on June 1 2013 by Tp / IM

Despite the relentless wave of critics, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has received the World Statesman Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation in New York. Rabbi Arthur Schneier and former United States Foreign Secretary Henry Kissinger, handed the award to SBY. In his released speech, SBY said that Indonesia welcomes freedom of religions. “Currently, Indonesia […]

Walikota New York Dikirimi Surat Beracun

Posted on May 31 2013 by VOA / IM

Kepolisian Kota New York mengatakan dua pucuk surat yang dikirim kepada Walikota Michael Bloomberg telah dites positif mengandung racun maut ricin. Satu dari surat tersebut dibuka hari Jumat (24/5) di sarana penyortiran surat New York dan satu lagi dibuka hari Minggu (26/5) di kantor Walikota Menentang Senjata-api Ilegal di Washington – organisasi yang didirikan oleh […]

Swiss Akhiri Kerahasiaan Bank bagi Rekening AS

Posted on May 31 2013 by VOA / IM

Pemerintah Swiss sepakat untuk membantu Amerika menangkap para investor kaya AS yang menghindari pajak dengan menyimpan di bank-bank Swiss. Swiss telah mengambil langkah untuk membantu Amerika menangkap para investor kaya yang menghindari pajak dengan menyimpan uang mereka di rekening-rekening rahasia di bank-bank Swiss. Pemerintah Swiss hari Rabu mengatakan pihaknya akan memperbolehkan – tapi tidak akan […]

Grandmother finds loaded automatic gun on Dinosaur ride at Disney World

Posted on May 30 2013 by Daily mail / IM

Grandmother finds loaded automatic gun on Dinosaur ride at Disney World after the weapon slipped out of man’s back pocket A Walt Disney World patron on a ride with her grandson found a loaded gun on her seat, officials said on Wednesday. The gun’s owner, Angelo Lista, told authorities he discovered his gun, a Cobra .380-caliber […]

Protest statesman award to Indonesia’s President

Posted on May 29 2013 by John M. Miller / ETAN / IM

From: John M Miller Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 4:03 PM Subject: [indonesia-act] Thursday in NYC – Protest statesman award to Indonesia’s President SBY Is No Statesman! Join Us for Peaceful Picket Thursday, May 30, 2013, 5:30-7:30pm The Pierre Hotel, 2 E 61st St., New York City Oppose the World Statesman Award to President Yudhoyono from the […]

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