Archive | September, 2012

Nigeria suspends Hajj flights over women deportation -The Hajj 2012

September 30, 2012

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Nigeria suspends Hajj flights over women deportation BBC News Nigeria has suspended all Hajj flights to Saudi Arabia after the authorities there deported more than 170 women who had arrived without a male escort. About 1,000 Nigerian women intending to make the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca have been detained since Sunday. A Nigerian government delegation […]

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Rihanna – “Diamonds”

September 29, 2012

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Rihanna – “Diamonds” “Diamonds” is on Rihanna’s 7th studio album scheduled to be released in November, 2012. Co-written by: Australian singer Sia Furler and producers Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin and StarGate (Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen) ____________________ ___________________ Bonus song of the month Ferry Corsten feat. Ben Hague – “Ain’t No Stoppin’ “ WKND […]

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39 Days until the 2012 United States elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2012

September 28, 2012

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39 Days until the 2012 United States elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2012       Obama campaign registers 250,000 voters in North Carolina as it tries to keep the state close The most new voters the Obama campaign has registered anywhere else in the country      Associated Press    RALEIGH, N.C. — Dozens […]

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Ultra-secret U.S. military experiments carried out in St. Louis and other U.S. cities during the 1950s and 1960s

September 28, 2012

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The U.S. Army’s secret Cold War experiments on the city of St. Louis By Leisa Zigman I-Team Reporter KSDK 5 NBC  Saint Louis ST. LOUIS – Lisa Martino-Taylor is a sociologist whose life’s work has been to uncover details of the Army’s ultra-secret military experiments carried out in St. Louis and other cities during the 1950s and 60s. She […]

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Africa week round-up: Sudan, South Sudan- China, Zimbabwe -ECOWAS and Mali

September 28, 2012

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Sudan, South Sudan sign agreements on cooperation, security in Ethiopia Xinhua ADDIS ABABA,– Sudan and South Sudan on Thursday signed three agreements of various issues at the conclusion of presidential summit between Sudan’s president Omar Hassan Al Bashir of Sudan, and Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The two presidents have […]

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Cuba completes 2012 population and housing census

September 27, 2012

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Cuba completes 2012 population and housing census Granma HAVANA- The collection of data for the 2012 Population and Housing Census, which will provide updated figures about the country’s demographics, was concluded September 24, after a 10-day effort during which 56,000 surveyors made door-to-door visits to each and every home across Cuba. Juan Carlos Alfonso Fraga, national […]

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China’s launches first aircraft carrier in service

September 26, 2012

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China’s launches first aircraft carrier in service Philippine Daily Inquirer BEIJING—China put its first aircraft carrier into service on Tuesday, in a show of strength that came as territorial disputes over strategic islands in the region escalated. China is locked in a row with Japan over Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea, where the […]

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Touchdown call on last throw sends Seahawks over Packers to 14-12 Monday night victory-NFL lockouts-image is everything?

September 25, 2012

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Touchdown call on last throw sends Seahawks over Packers to 14-12 Monday night victory By Danny O’Neil The Seattle Times For two quarters, Seattle played the kind of defense that leaves bruises and cripples offenses. For most of four quarters, the Seahawks played the kind of offense that makes you cringe. And on the final play, […]

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China boosts Uganda’s road construction, unlocking economic potential

September 24, 2012

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China boosts Uganda’s road construction, unlocking economic potential   Xinhua BUNDIBUGYO, Uganda– Economic experts argued Uganda’s poor road network is one of the major bottlenecks to unlocking Uganda’s economic potential, while China’s engagement in the road construction is conductive to unleash the economic drive. Road transport is by far the most dominant mode of transport […]

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Seattle new NBA and NHL arena approved by city council

September 23, 2012

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September 24, 2012 Seattle City Council approves new arena Lynn Thompson The Seattle Times  The Seattle City Council voted to approve an agreement with investor Chris Hansen to build a $490 million sports and entertainment arena in Sodo. Council members praised the revised agreement as providing significant protections for the public’s $200 million contribution and […]

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