Jul 18, 11:53 PM EDT
Giant dust storm moves through Phoenix area
dust wall was about 3,000 feet high and created winds of 25 to 30 mph, with gusts of up to 40 mphhttp://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 8-23-53-04
PS: Steinbck, too, refused to sign the Stockholm Peace Appeal.
19 July 2011 Last updated at 05:04 ET
Japan bans Fukushima beef shipments
recent discoveries are from farms as far as 100km (70 miles) away.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14198789
19 July 2011 Last updated at 02:51 ET
Xinjiang police attack was terrorism, China says
security forces...provoked clashes by opening fire on a peaceful demonstration.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14196732
Georgia Citizen Panel Will Fine Immigration-Crackdown Laggards
Jul 18, 2011 9:01 PM PT
The first-of-its-kind Immigration Enforcement Review Board is part of a law that took effect July 1, making Georgia one of six states that have taken immigration enforcement duties into their own hands. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-07-1 ... kdown.html
Bowdoin Says No Need for SAT While Buying College Board Scores
Jul 18, 2011 9:01 PM PT
“They take a stance that looks principled but is [duh] strategic."http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-07-1 ... cores.html
Clinton in India for Talks on Regional Security, Nuclear Trade
Jul 18, 2011 10:03 PM PT
“The U.S. realizes India has an important role to play in stabilizing Afghanistan,” said Harinder Sekhon, a senior fellow at the New Delhi-based Observer Research Foundation, who specializes in U.S.-India relations.
“There’s now a communality of interests and ideas on how to stabilize Afghanistan.”
WHEREVER SUPERPOWER AGENTS GO, DISASTER FOLLOWShttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-07-1 ... trade.html
Euro zone contagion seeps through to French assets
Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:26pm BST
Yields for its bonds, long viewed alongside Germany as benchmarks for European government borrowing rates, have jumped to as much as 74 basis points above Berlin's 10-year paper.
BUT ALL WE DID WAS ATTACK LIBYAhttp://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/07/1 ... LU20110719
Pakistan navy surveillance drone crashes in Karachi
KARACHI | Tue Jul 19, 2011 4:50am EDT
"It was a Pakistan Navy UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) and it was on a routine training sortie when it was hit by a bird."
DUHhttp://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/ ... F420110719
Famine to be declared in the Horn of Africa: Q+A
11:33AM BST 19 Jul 2011
the system demands "immediate policy/legal revisions where necessary". This may be interpreted as a requirement for restrictions on giving food aid to areas of Somalia controlled by Islamist insurgents to be waived.
GIVING FOOD AID = TROOPS FORCING FOOD AIDhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... ca-QA.html
America's Dirty War on Islam
Pronounced guilty by accusationhttp://mathaba.net/news/?x=627511