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Jika Gunung Ini Meletus, 2/3 Amerika Hancur

Posted on January 25 2011 by Elin Yunita Kristanti

Gunung Yellowstone menunjukkan tanda-tanda peningkatan aktivitas sejak tahun 2004 lalu. Taman Nasional Yellowstone di negara bagian Wyoming, Montana, dan Idaho, Amerika Serikat berada tepat di bawah puncak salah satu gunung api terbesar di dunia, Yellowstone. Sebuah supervulkano atau gunung api super. Para ahli mengkhawatirkan, gunung yang masih aktif ini bakal meletus. Apalagi, kaldera Yellowstone menunjukkan […]

Orang Dekat Presiden AS Gagal Jadi Walikota

Posted on January 25 2011 by Renne R.A Kawilarang

Pengadilan menyatakan Rahm Emanuel tidak layak jadi kandidat walikota Chicago Di Amerika Serikat (AS), menjadi orang dekat presiden bukanlah jaminan untuk mendapat jabatan dengan mudah. Itulah yang dialami Rahm Emanuel, mantan kepala staf Gedung Putih sekaligus orang dekat Presiden Barack Obama. Emanuel mundur sebagai kepala staf Gedung Putih pada Oktober 2010 demi berambisi menjadi walikota […]

2010 Economy Update

Posted on January 25 2011 by Erra Halim / IM

THE YEAR 2010 IN BRIEF 2010 was a very nice year on Wall Street. At the closing bell on December 31, S&P 500 finished up 12.78% for the year and the Dow, NASDAQ and S&P all posted double-digit yearly gains. The economy grew in shallow U-shaped. The Fed didn’t touch the benchmark interest rate all […]

China Garden to be Established at National Arboretum

Posted on January 24 2011 by The White House / IM

China Garden to be Established at National Arboretum Garden to Represent Bilateral Relationship Between China and the United States WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and China’s Ambassador to the United States Zhang Yesui signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to construct a classical Chinese garden at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, […]

Congressman launching probe into local Muslim radicalization

Posted on January 23 2011 by RICHARD A. SERRANO; Tribune Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON – The new chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security is preparing a controversial investigation next month into what he calls a “very real threat” – the radicalization of young Muslims by local religious leaders. Many officials have praised cooperation from Muslim religious leaders in the United States and blamed the growing number […]

Giuliani vs. Palin in 2012?

Posted on January 23 2011 by CNN

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said he’s more likely to run for president if former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin runs. In an interview on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” Giuliani, who dropped out of the 2008 Republican presidential primary, said running against Palin for the 2012 GOP nomination would show him as a moderate […]

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 […]

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