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AS Pantau Peradilan TNI soal Kasus Papua

Posted on January 14 2011 by Egidius Patnistik

WASHINGTON, – Amerika Serikat (AS) tengah memantau dengan saksama persidangan tiga anggota TNI yang dituduh menyiksa dua warga Papua, kata juru bicara Departemen Luar Negeri AS, Philip Crowley, Kamis (13/1/2011). “Sangat penting bagi Indonesia untuk mereformasi pasukan keamanannya dan terus mempertahankan tentaranya di standar yang tinggi, dalam hal perilaku individu dan hak asasi manusia,” kata […]

FBI to analyze bag thought to be Loughner’s

Posted on January 14 2011 by Ross Levitt and Susan Candiotti, CNN

Tucson, Arizona– A bag that contained ammunition and is believed to belong to Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner has been transferred to FBI custody for further analysis, according to Pima County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Jason Ogan. Police say Loughner’s father, Randy, recalled that his son was carrying a black bag the morning of the […]

Services held for youngest victim of Arizona mass shootings

Posted on January 13 2011 by CNN

Tucson, Arizona – Nine-year-old Christina Green was ambitious, and she liked to be in charge. She was the only girl on her Little League baseball team in Tucson, Arizona — and she told others she wanted to be the first woman to play in the major leagues. Most believed she could do it, someday. But […]

Jobless claims climb by 35,000

Posted on January 13 2011 by Blake Ellis,CNN

NEW YORK– The number of Americans filing for their first week of unemployment benefits jumped sharply last week, two weeks after hitting a 2-1/2 year low below 400,000. There were 445,000 initial jobless claims filed in the week ended Jan. 8, the Labor Department said in a weekly report Thursday. That’s up 35,000 from a […]

Remarks of President Barack Obama at a Memorial Service for the Victims of the Shooting in Tucson, Arizona

Posted on January 13 2011 by The White House / IM

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _______________________________________________________________________________________ EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY January 12, 2011 Remarks of President Barack Obama — As Prepared for Delivery At a Memorial Service for the Victims of the Shooting in Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona, McKale Memorial Center Tucson, Arizona January 12, 2011 As Prepared for Delivery– To the […]

With Gates in the country, China stealth fighter takes first flight

Posted on January 12 2011 by Jennifer Rizzo, CNN

China took its latest powerful toy, a new stealth fighter jet, out for its first test spin Tuesday, leading U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to wonder whether the flight was scheduled to coincide with his visit. “I asked President Hu (Jintao) about it directly,” Gates said at a briefing with reporters in Beijing. “And he […]

Lombard Street

Posted on January 12 2011 by Stacey Irawan / IM

To me San Francisco has always defined itself as a place with a unique charm and iconic style that can be compared by no other. The people of San Francisco don’t just make the city come alive; they make it dance. Even as a person from Southern California the allure of San Francisco struck me […]

Fakta Tentang Air Force One, Pesawat Presiden Amerika

Posted on January 12 2011 by Jonathan S

Sebetulnya Air Force One bukanlah merujuk pada teknis sebuah pesawat, melainkan nama sandi untuk pesawat milik Angkatan Udara AS (US Air Force) yang dinaiki oleh Presiden Amerika. Jadi semua pesawat milik AS yang misalnya dalam keadaan darurat dinaiki sang presiden, maka namanya menjadi “Air Force One”. Nama sandi ini berfungsi untuk membedakan antara pesawat yang […]

What Your Facebook Profile may be Telling ID Thieves

Posted on January 11 2011 by Jennifer Waters

Seemingly harmless information can help ID thieves unlock key to your identity. Your pet’s name is a fraudster’s best friend. You may think you’re revealing precious little when you tell your Facebook friends that you’re dressing your pooch, Puddles, in your favorite color, red, for brunch at Grandma’s on Sunday. But you’ve actually just opened […]

Anggota Kongres AS yang Ditembak, Membaik

Posted on January 11 2011 by AFP

[ARIZONA] Anggota Kongres Amerika Serikat Gabrielle Giffords, yang ditembak di kepala Sabtu (8/1) bereaksi dengan baik pada pengobatan dan bisa melakukan perintah-perintah mudah setelah operasi bedah. Gifford (40), terluka sementara enam orang lain tewas setelah terjadi penembakan dalam pertemuan terbuka di satu toko serba ada di kota Tucson Arizona pada hari Sabtu (08/01). Para dokter […]

Kisah Peradaban Kuno Kuhikugu di Amazon

Posted on January 11 2011 by Jonathan S

The Last Expedition Pada tanggal 29 April 1925 Fawcett masih melakukan kontak dengan isterinya melalui telegrap, ia mengatakan akan memasuki sebuah kawasan peradaban tertutup di hutan Amazon, ia akan menyeberangi hulu sungai Xingu di tenggara anak sungai Amazon. Dan sejak itu tidak ada kabar terdengar lagi dari mereka. Matto Grosso adalah nama region di sekitar […]

‘Consoler-In-Chief’: Tough Role In Partisan Times

Posted on January 11 2011 by Mara Liasson

The White House is making plans for President Obama to visit Tuscon, Ariz., in the aftermath of the deadly shooting there, although a person familiar with the president’s schedule tells NPR that the details of Wednesday’s visit were still being worked out. In the past, presidents have been able to unify the country during moments like these. But in today’s […]

What if I don’t qualify for a mortgage modification, can’t afford my home, and owe more than it’s worth?

Posted on January 11 2011 by Rudy Lira Kusuma, CDPE® / IM

Chances are, you or someone you know is facing the possibility of foreclosure. But you need to understand that you are not alone. Today, nearly 1 out of every 6 homeowners in America is behind on mortgage payments. These are tough and frustrating times. Now more than ever, it’s important to identify your options. Foreclosure […]

In California, New Governor Faces Budget Woes

Posted on January 10 2011 by John Myers / npr

California Gov. Jerry Brown will unveil a new state budget Monday, designed to erase a deficit that could be as high as $28 billion dollars, but the new governor won’t have much time to fix the state’s budget. Brown’s inaugural speech last week began with a reminder of three big promises he made during his […]

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke Promotes Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth in Silicon Valley

Posted on January 10 2011 by The White House / IM

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke Promotes Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth in Silicon Valley *Remarks below MOUNTAIN VIEW — Commerce Secretary Gary Locke delivered the keynote address today at the Summit on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth as part of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). As co-chair of the Initiative, […]

Winning the lottery: Does it guarantee happiness?

Posted on January 10 2011 by Elizabeth Landau, CNN

She was a mother of three living in a small apartment and working four jobs. And then, as if in a fairy tale, she won her state’s lottery last year. But the story doesn’t have the happy ending you might expect. She didn’t do anything overly extravagant after the $1.3 million got slashed in taxes. […]

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