Daily Archives: May 10, 2012

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees to undergo further chemotherapy!…

Robin Gibb’s illness continues despite a startling recovery from pneumonia, prior to which he spent more than a week in a coma. Doctors are now worried that the singer’s cancer has spread to his liver, his friend Jim Dooley told the Daily Telegraph, and it is believed to be “50/50” whether…

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Lawmakers Evaluate the Readiness of U.S. Forces!…

WASHINGTON, DC Thursday, May 10, 2012 The Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support holds a hearing on the readiness of U.S. forces as they consider legislation to authorize defense programs for fiscal 2013. The ranking member, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), expressed her concern over planned reductions in troop…

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Ukraine’s Tymoshenko Moved to Hospital After Hunger Strike!…

KIEV; – Jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, whose plight has soured relations between the country’s leadership and the West, was moved to a hospital for treatment for back pains on Wednesday and ended her hunger strike. “This is all completely absurd,” said Mrs Tymoshenko. “This is how the president deals…

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Socialists and Democrats agree on new Serbian government!…

The leaders of the Democratic Party (DP) and the Socialist Party of Serbia agreed on Wednesday (May 9th) that their parties will compose the foundation of the future government, which will be formed in detail after the presidential run-off on May 20th. One look at the countryside of Serbia to…

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Same-sex couples should be able to marry: Obama!…

After years of “evolving” on the issue, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he believes same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, a stance that is likely to please his political base and complicate efforts to attract some independent voters. “It is important for me to go ahead and affirm…

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The Laura Dekker Report: See Laura’s latest sailing adventure through the Panama Canal 4th time!…Two Stories down!…She is heading for French Polynesia!…

Laura and Bruno sailing through the Panama Canal two days ago on May 7, 2012. This was Laura’s fourth time through and Bruno’s second time. Are you looking for pictures? and much more? http://solozeilster.hyves.nl/ Here you found more than 2585 pictures of me and Guppy in 13 albums and other…

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Putin is beginning to thumb his nose at the U.S. and the G8 nations as they plan to host G8 talks!…

Of all the signals and symbols that shape Russian foreign policy, this one seemed particularly blunt: Vladimir Putin, in one of the first decisions of his new presidency presidency, will thumb his nose at a Group of Eight summit nations which will be hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama. The May…

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Syrian suicide bombers kill 55, leaving ceasefire in tatters

Two suicide car bombers killed 55 people and wounded 372 in Damascus on Thursday, state media said, the deadliest attacks in the Syrian capital since an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began 14 months ago. Opposition leaders said Annan’s peace plan was dead, while Western powers insisted it remained the…

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The Laura Dekker Report: Laura and her boat Guppy with her friend Bruno are now in the Pacific for two days heading west!…

After waiting for days at the Port of Colon, next to the Panama Canal in the Carribean Sea, Laura Dekker 16, and her friend Bruno, 19, sailed through the Panama Canal and are now in the Pacific Ocean. This was Laura’s fourth time through the canal. Laura is sailing to…

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U.S.Department of Justice and Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Maricopa County, Ariz., have failed to reach agreement on alleged racial profiling, Latino outreach and more!…

The Department of Justice has been seeking an agreement requiring Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office to train officers in how to make constitutional traffic stops, collect data on people arrested in traffic stops and reach out to Latinos to assure them that the department is also there to protect…

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Giant rock carving of Crazy Horse in South Dakota will be the largest statue in the world that will be the largest structure of its kind!…

Mountain carvers at Crazy Horse Memorial in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota, began chiseling Feb. 6, 2012.  The first work week that included a double blast, almost removed 700 tons in the area of the nose on the colossal 219-foot-high horse’s head. It represents Crazy Horse, an Oglala Lakota warrior, riding…

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Did F-22 pilots refuse to fly the fighter?…

The U.S. Air Force has not revealed how many of its 200 F-22 pilots, who are stationed at seven military bases across the country, declined their assignment orders. However, current and former Air Force officials say it’s an extremely rare occurrence. “It’s shocking to me as a fighter pilot and…

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