Archive for the 'Local News' Category

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 […]

Chinese president arrives for U.S. state visit

Posted on January 18 2011 by Ben Rooney, Tom Cohen and Aaron Smith / CNN

Washington – Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in the United States on Tuesday for a state visit that will include high-profile talks with President Barack Obama on trade, currency, North Korea and other issues. The three-day trip includes a state dinner on Wednesday and the eighth face-to-face meeting between Obama and the Chinese leader, which […]

What mortgage brokers don’t tell you: Hidden penalties abound

Posted on January 18 2011 by Rtrs / IM

here’s a host of information a mortgage broker or banker won’t tell you up front that may increase the cost of your financing. You could pay much more on a mortgage than your initial quote rate based on a rating system used by government mortgage insurers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Brokers and bankers rarely […]

U.S., China Leaders To Focus On Economic Frictions

Posted on January 18 2011 by John Ydstie /NPR

The relationship between China and the U.S. seems to grow more complicated every day, whether the issue is China’s growing military might or how to handle North Korea. But there are prickly and persistent economic issues the two leaders will have to navigate, too. With U.S.-China security issues in the headlines recently, some analysts have […]

FEDERAL AGENCIES PUBLISH PLANS TO INCREASE PARTICIPATION OF ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS

Posted on January 18 2011 by The White House / IM

U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications & Outreach, Press Office 400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20202 FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov FEDERAL AGENCIES PUBLISH PLANS TO INCREASE PARTICIPATION OF ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS Today the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders […]

Republican Party dumps Steele, picks Priebus as chief

Posted on January 17 2011 by Steve Holland /rtrs

Republican Party leaders refused Michael Steele a new term as party chairman on Friday and turned to a low-key insider to erase a $20 million debt and unify Republicans for the 2012 presidential election. Wisconsin Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus, chosen to head the Republican National Committee after Steele fell behind in the voting and […]

Pembunuhan Di Arizona, Sarah Palin Dikritik

Posted on January 17 2011 by Tanza Erlambang / IM

Tembakan yang menewaskan 6 orang, melukai 13 orang, termasuk mengakibatkan seorang anggota kongres dari partai Demokrat, Gabrielle Giffords sehingga dalam kondisi kritis pada tanggal 8 Januari 2011 lalu di Tucson, Arizona, telah menyita perhatian publik AS secara nasional. Pelaku penembakan yang bernama Jared Lee Loughner, 22 tahun dituding terpengaruh oleh pesan pesan politik ekstrim yang […]

Hu to lay out vision for U.S. relations

Posted on January 17 2011 by CNN

Chinese President Hu Jintao this week will lay out his vision for U.S.-Chinese relations based on strategic mutual trust, state-run media reports, amid recent hints of Washington’s frustrations with Beijing. Hu is expected to lay out his blueprint during his three days in Washington, where he’ll meet with President Barack Obama, top legislators and business […]

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 […]

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