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Anwar al-Awlaki Dead in Yemen

Anwar al-Awlaki Dead in Yemen: The death of American radical Muslim cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki is a “serious blow” to Al Qaeda, according to Barack Obama. But while the President welcomed the death of “Bin Laden YouTube,” the U.S. authorities were in no hurry to open a credit application to kill him, as they had the potential loss of the killings in Yemen and the Middle East. Speaking hours after the attack drone that killed Awlaki, Obama made brief remarks on the subject, describing her death as “another step” in the fight against the United States against Al Qaeda. Americans saw Awlaki as one of the most… Continue reading

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2011 Columbus Day in US

2011 Columbus Day in US: Howard Beach was awash in green, white and red on Sunday, when more than 10,000 people celebrated Italian heritage at the annual parade Howard Beach Columbus Day Foundation. Newly elected U.S. Rep. Bob Turner (R-Queens and Brooklyn), State Senator Joe Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) and City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) joined Fund officials, including President Mario Faulisi, for Columbus Parade. Almost countless number of community organizations, participation, and the day was filled with music, Italian folk dancing and more singing. A crowd of more than 10,000 people enjoyed the floats, including this one of Christopher Columbus. Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah 2011 News Pics And Photos/ images

Rosh Hashanah 2011 News Pics And Photos/ images : Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, just in these troubled times for Israel. Israelis observe Rosh Hashana, the start of High Holy Days and a time for reflection and prayer. There are 10 days of repentance leading to the holy day of the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur or the Day of Atonement. New Year comes at a time of political uncertainty in Israel and the Palestinians to seek recognition of an independent state within the United Nations. Many Israelis, like those people in the streets of Jerusalem, are skeptical about the prospects for peace. The stranger put it this way: “I do not expect significant progress in the peace process, in fact I did not expect that there will be a Palestinian… Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 : Pioneering women in rock, such as Joan Jett and the Wilson sisters of Heart, and the iconic rappers Beastie Boys were among the 15 acts nominated Tuesday Music for his induction into the Rock and Roll in 2012. “From vocal groups in hip-hop, singer-songwriters on the artists rocking hard, this group represents the spirit of what we celebrate in a roll rock ‘n’,” the President and Chief Executive Officer Joel Peresman said in a statement. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, including “I Love Rock ‘n’ became the anthem of the glory of musical… Continue reading

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