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Facebook NOT shutting down March 15

Posted on January 16 2011 by Charlie White

There’s a silly rumor exploding on the Internet this weekend, alleging that Facebook is shutting down on March 15 because CEO Mark Zuckerberg “wants his old life back,” and desires to “put an end to all the madness.” We have official confirmation from Facebook Director of Corporate Communications Larry Yu that the rumor is false. […]

AS Tolak Visa Bocah 9 Tahun

Posted on January 16 2011 by Hadi Suprapto, Denny Armandhanu

AS menolak permohonan visa Micah, karena dipastikan tidak mau kembali ke negaranya. Impian Micah Strachan asal Inggris untuk mengunjungi Disney World di Florida, Amerika Serikat, kandas seketika. Pasalnya, pemerintah AS menolak permohonan visa bocah berusia sembilan tahun tersebut dengan alasan Micah tidak akan mau kembali ke negaranya lagi. Micah rencananya akan mengunjungi AS sebagai hadiah […]

THE IMPACT OF THE 2011 PAYROLL TAX CUT ON WORKING AMERICANS

Posted on January 16 2011 by The White House / IM

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2011 CONTACT: Treasury Public Affairs, (202) 622-2960 The Impact of the 2011 Payroll Tax Cut on Working Americans Less than one month after President Obama signed a payroll tax cut into law as part of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Reauthorization and Job Creation […]

JA, WN Amerika Pemalsu Paspor Gayus

Posted on January 15 2011 by Sandro Gatra

Polri masih memburu JA, otak pemalsuan paspor atas nama Sony Laksono yang digunakan mantan pegawai pajak, Gayus Halomoan Tambunan. Perburuan JA berdasarkan keterangan tersangka A, salah satu anggota sindikat pemalsuan paspor. Informasi yang diterima wartawan, JA adalah warga negara Amerika. Kepala Bareskrim Polri Komjen Ito Sumardi tidak membantah ketika dikonfirmasi informasi itu. Dia hanya menjawab […]

Ramai-ramai Buka Rok di Kereta

Posted on January 15 2011 by jan / wk

New York, Diperkirakan sekitar 3.500 komuter yang biasa menggunakan kereta akan melepas pakain mereka di kereta di New York, AS. Hal tersebut untuk memperingati acara tahunan  “Tanpa Pakaian Bawah Penumpang Subway” yang kesepuluh. Kereta akan didesain sedemikian rupa dan hanya sekali jalan. Para penumpang harus melepas celana atau rok mereka dan tidak diperbolehkan membuka mulut […]

Police: Loughner up all night at Walmarts, Circle Ks before shooting

Posted on January 15 2011 by Ross Levitt and Susan Candiotti, CNN

Tucson, Arizona – Jared Lee Loughner was up all night before gunning down 19 people — six fatally — outside an Arizona supermarket, taking several trips to the supermarket’s shopping plaza in between checking in at an area hotel and visiting two Walmarts to buy ammunition, according to a timeline released Friday by the Pima […]

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 […]

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