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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. […]

Tantangan Presiden Obama Di Tahun 2011

Posted on January 9 2011 by Tanza Erlambang / IM

Barrack Obama mengawali kepresidenannya dengan popularitas yang “melambung”, mengalahkan presiden presiden sebelumnya. Setelah berada di Gedung Putih, harapan harapan yang dibebankan ke pundaknya dari hari ke hari terus menjauh dengan realitas. Populeritas Obama pun merosot sampai ke titik terendah dalam sejarah, approval rating sempat mencapai titik nadir di bawah 30%. Amerika Serikat mengalami resesi panjang […]

U.S. will respond to Chinese military advances: Gates

Posted on January 9 2011 by Phil Stewart / rtrs

The United States will enhance its own capabilities in response to China’s growing military muscle, Defense chief Robert Gates said on Saturday, as he to flew to Beijing for talks with China’s political and military leaders. As its economy booms, China has significantly increased investment in its military, and its faster-than-expected advances in its ballistic […]

Reports: U.S. Congresswoman shot point blank; at least 12 others wounded

Posted on January 8 2011 by Reuters

Gunman shoots Arizona lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords while she was holding a public event in Tucson; story developing. U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head outside a grocery store in Tucson while holding a public event, Fox News and U.S. National Public Radio reported on Saturday. Three of her staff members were […]

HUGE California Traffic Tickets Fines ( California State )

Posted on January 8 2011 by IM

Effective 01/06/2011 Please be extremely careful in your driving and car registration & insurance matters.  State of California is broke and they are trying hard to squeeze all of us hard to collect money. Effective immediately, if you do not stop at the red light, be ready to pay $436 in fines or if you […]

FBI: Fiery Package In D.C. Similar To Md. Parcels

Posted on January 8 2011 by The Associated Press

A package ignited at a Washington postal facility Friday, a day after fiery packages sent to Maryland’s governor and transportation secretary burned the fingers of workers who opened them. FBI spokeswoman Lindsay Godwin said initial information indicated the parcel that ignited in northeast Washington about 2:45 p.m. was similar to the two packages opened in […]

U.S. downplays Chinese stealth fighter status

Posted on January 7 2011 by Phil Stewart / rtrs

China is still years away from being able to field a stealth aircraft, despite the disclosure of images indicating that it appears to have a working prototype, Pentagon officials said on Wednesday. The images have been posted on a number of websites and were published on the front page of The Wall Street Journal on […]

7 wishes we could tell Our Boss

Posted on January 7 2011 by Johanes Hermanto / IM

Recently I just switched my employer after spending 13 some years with the same bank. And in the middle of the switching, I am trying to find out how the other workers feel about their boss/employer. This article originally is written by Dave Logan at CBS interactive business network. 7 wishes we could tell Our […]

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