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Teen detained in Kuwait back in U.S.

Posted on January 23 2011 by Mike Ahlers and Katie Glaeser, CNN

Washington – A 19-year-old Virginia teenager who says he was kidnapped and tortured by Kuwaiti authorities and placed on a “no-fly” list that prevented him from going home has returned to the United States and been reunited with his family. FBI agents questioned Gulet Mohamed after his plane landed at Dulles International Airport in suburban […]

Bank of America Merugi US$ 1,2 Miliar

Posted on January 23 2011 by Ktn / IM

New York, Kinerja Bank of America terbilang mengecewakan. Dalam rilis yang dikeluarkan, Bank of America mengaku mencatatkan kerugian bersih sebesar US$ 1,2 miliar pada tiga bulan terakhir 2010. Kendati begitu, angka tersebut masih terbilang rendah dibanding kerugian yang diderita tahun sebelumnya sebesar US$ 5,2 miliar. Pencapaian tahun lalu juga sudah meliputi dana pembayaran Troubled Asset […]

How did Obama’s salesmanship stack up with China?

Posted on January 22 2011 by Jill Dougherty, CNN

Washington — At one point during the state visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao, U.S. President Barack Obama sounded like salesman-in-chief. “We want to sell you all kinds of stuff,” Obama said to Hu with a smile. “We want to sell you planes, we want to sell you cars, we want to sell you software.” […]

Behind-the-Scenes Video: President Barack Obama’s Gift to President Hu Jintao of China

Posted on January 22 2011 by The White House / IM

In honor of President Hu’s State Visit, President Obama presented the Chinese leader with a painting created by the Zhou Brothers. Based in President Obama’s hometown of Chicago, Illinois, DaHuang and Shan Zuo Zhou are distinguished Chinese American contemporary artists known for their unique collaborative work process. Their thinking, aesthetic and creativity are a symbiosis […]

Chinese leader: Beijing not seeking dominance

Posted on January 21 2011 by CNN

Washington – Chinese President Hu Jintao wrapped up his visit to the U.S. capital Thursday, telling an audience of American business leaders that Beijing is seeking closer ties and greater trust with the United States on a range of issues. He sought to assuage concerns about China’s rising economic and military power, declaring that his […]

Pria Berkaus Oblong Ini Kembali Pimpin Google

Posted on January 21 2011 by Renne R.A Kawilarang

Bersama Sergey Brin, Larry Page dikenal sebagai pendiri Google Inc Salah seorang pendiri Google, Larry Page, “turun gunung.” Miliarder yang biasa berkaus oblong dan bercelana jeans itu siap tampil menjadi Kepala Eksekutif Korporat (CEO) Google, menggantikan Eric Schmidt. Menurut kantor berita Associated Press, keputusan yang mengejutkan itu diumumkan Kamis, 20 Januari 2011 waktu setempat dan […]

SECRETARIES GEITHNER, DUNCAN HIGHLIGHT TAX CREDIT THAT HELPS PUT COLLEGE WITHIN REACH FOR AMERICAN FAMILIES

Posted on January 21 2011 by The White House / IM

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs SECRETARIES GEITHNER, DUNCAN HIGHLIGHT TAX CREDIT THAT HELPS PUT COLLEGE WITHIN REACH FOR AMERICAN FAMILIES New Treasury Analysis Shows 9.4 Million Families Expected to Receive More Than $18.2 Billion in Tax Relief From American Opportunity Tax Credit This Year WASHINGTON — In a town hall-style discussion today with […]

Festival Pow Wow – Bagian ke-1

Posted on January 20 2011 by Eddy Djaja _ Indonesia Media

Kata Pow Wow berasal dari kata suku American Indian “narrangansett” yang berarti pemimpin spiritual. Pow Wow dalam dunia modern sekarang ini merupakah peristiwa dimana Native American maupun non-Native American bertemu untuk menari, menyanyi, bersosialisasi dan menghargai kultur dan budaya mereka. Pada umumnya dalam acara ini diadakan lomba menari dengan hadiah uang. Pow Wow berbeda dalam […]

Bola Api Hijau Misterius Melintasi Langit AS

Posted on January 20 2011 by Elin Yunita Kristanti - Viva News

Sebuah bola api menakjubkan terlihat melintas di langit timur Amerika Serikat, Selasa 11 Januari 2011 malam. Saat menuruni Bumi, benda itu mengeluarkan kilat cahaya menyilaukan, menerangi malam. “Aku melihat bola api raksasa jatuh dari langit,” kata saksi mata Rodney Anderson seperti dimuat situs www.ksla.com. Ia mengaku gugup saat itu. “Yang bisa kupikirkan, hanya bayangan soal […]

REVISED FACT SHEET: U.S.-China Commercial Relations

Posted on January 20 2011 by The White House / IM

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2011 FACT SHEET: U.S.—China Commercial Relations China is a key market for U.S. exports.  Those exports are generating jobs in every corner of the United States and across every major sector.  These involve some of our country’s largest companies, but also […]

Pool report–State Dinner arrivals

Posted on January 20 2011 by The White House / IM

Welcome to the third installment of POLITICO’s State Dinner arrivals coming to you from Booksellers at the White House. — Kendra Marr and Amie Parnes Here’s a rundown of the best arrivals so far. Asked if he’ll run in 2012 … “We’re loyal to our country and our president,” said John Huntsman. Vera Wang walked […]

Remarks by President Obama and President Hu in a Roundtable with American and Chinese Business Leaders

Posted on January 19 2011 by The White House / IM

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                            January 19, 2011 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRESIDENT HU OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN ROUNDTABLE WITH AMERICAN AND CHINESE BUSINESS LEADERS Room 430 Eisenhower Executive Office Building 12:36 P.M. EST PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, first of all, thanks to all of […]

President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao of China begin their working dinner in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, Jan. 18, 2011

Posted on January 19 2011 by The White House / IM

President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao of China begin their working dinner in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, Jan. 18, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the […]

Benarkah Almarhum Michael Jackson Menggunakan Vokal Jason Malachi?

Posted on January 19 2011 by SP / IM

[LOS ANGELES] Berbagai media online di Amerika Serikat, sekarang tengah disibukkan dengan berita pengakuan seorang penyanyi amatir bernama Jason Malachi. Sejumlah situs online dan blog, bahkan menampilkan video klip Jason Malachi bernyanyi, dan sejumlah komentar menyebut bahwa pemuda ini memang berkarakter vokal seperti almarhum Michael Jackson (MJ). Malachi membuat pengakuan di akun facebook-nya, bahwa dia […]

Chinese Food Disarang Preman

Posted on January 19 2011 by Bono Anggono / IM

Philadelphia – Wu (43) terbaring dirumah sakit dengan luka dalam yang disebabkan pukulan pada perut dan kepalanya. Wu adalah seorang pemilik takeout Chinese food restaurant yakni rumah makan masakan Chinese dalam ruko yang bertebaran dipemukiman dan hanya melayani penjualan togo (tidak dimakan didalam restoran). Di Philadelphia usaha seperti ini buka 365 hari dari jam 11 […]

Bola Api Hijau Misterius Melintasi Langit AS

Posted on January 19 2011 by Elin Yunita Kristanti

“Yang bisa kupikirkan, hanya bayangan soal kiamat 2012 — setelah kematian massal burung.” Sebuah bola api menakjubkan terlihat melintas di langit timur Amerika Serikat, Selasa 11 Januari 2011 malam. Saat menuruni Bumi, benda itu mengeluarkan kilat cahaya menyilaukan, menerangi malam. “Aku melihat bola api raksasa jatuh dari langit,” kata saksi mata Rodney Anderson . Ia […]

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