Archive for the Government Category

Venezuelan Voting, No Soup For You And “Glad Rag Doll.”

Posted in Around The World, Elections, Government, Music, Non-Profits, Social Issues, United States, Women on 05/10/2012 by 1812

Venezuelans who live in Florida and want to vote in their home country’s election have to travel to New Orleans.

Saying some charities are like nightclubs that have become neighborhood nuisances, Costa Mesa Mayor Eric Bever would like to close a few.

“Glad Rag Doll” is the latest release from Diana Krall.

James Meredith, No Gay-To-Straight Therapy And Happy Birthday CD!

Posted in Around The World, Education, Government, Law, Social Issues, Technology, United States on 01/10/2012 by 1812

Fifty years ago today, James Meredith became the first black student admitted to the University of Mississippi.

California is the first state in America to pass a law banning a form of therapy directed at changing a minor’s sexual orientation from gay to straight.

The compact disc turns 30 today.

Maybe Not The Dream, Cheesy Transportation And Saudi Arabian Princess Ammerah Al-Taweel

Posted in Airplanes, Around The World, Automobiles, Energy, Government, Law, Science, United States, Women on 30/09/2012 by 1812

A cracked fan midshaft has been found on a Dreamliner General Electric GEnx-1B turbofan engine, marking the second engine problem for Boeing’s dream.

A biodiesel fuel made out of the watery waste of mass-produced cheese has been created by a team of researchers at Utah State University.

Saudi Arabian Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel is working to bring Saudi women the right to drive.

Rising Minimium Wage In Washington, 1,000 Female Pilgrims Turned Away And Soul Food.

Posted in Around The World, Economy, Food And Drink, Government, Law, Money, Religion, Social Issues, Uncategorized, United States, Women on 29/09/2012 by 1812

Washington state’s minimum wage is rising to $9.19 an hour beginning January 1, 2013.

Because they were not accompanied by a male guardian, 1,000 Nigerian female pilgrims were turned away by Saudi Arabia.

If you’re looking for some blessed soul food, try a Sunday brunch at the Hamilton.

Morris Minor Cars, No Wind Farms For China And Saved By DNA.

Posted in Around The World, Automobiles, Crime, Economy, Energy, Government, Leaders, Science, United States on 28/09/2012 by 1812

Morris Minor cars were built in Britain between 1949 and 1971. Rob Gruye has 58 of them.

President Obama has stepped in to prevent the sale of four Oregon wind farms to a Chinese company.

Damon Thibodeaux is the 18th death-row inmate to be saved by DNA.

Student Debt, Hold The Milk And Creating American Jobs Via H-1B Visas?

Posted in Around The World, Education, Entertainment, Food And Drink, Government, Science, Technology, United States on 27/09/2012 by 1812

Analysis of government data by the Pew Research Centers shows one in five U.S. households is burdened by student debt.

Some scientists say milk proteins may make it hard for the body to absorb tea’s health benefits.

The U.S. Congress is being called upon by Microsoft to create 20,000 new H-1B visas, with the long-term goal filling those jobs with Americans.

 

 

Jeeter, Warp Drive And Missing Children In India.

Posted in Animals, Around The World, Children, Crime, Dogs, Employment, Government, Science, Space, United States on 23/09/2012 by 1812

Jeeter is a golden retriever-Lab mix, who serves as a courthouse assistance dog to help calm the fears of victims in set to testify.

NASA is reportedly working on faster-than-light travel.

Over 90,000 children go missing in India every year, with a child disappearing every six minutes.

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Final Resting Place, Navy Lt. Brad Snyder And 85 MPH.

Posted in Around The World, Automobiles, Government, Law, Olympics, Sport, United States, Writers on 07/09/2012 by 1812

Thirty-five years after his death, F. Scott Fitzgerald was allowed to be buried in the family plot at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Not even the loss of his sight could keep Navy Lt. Brad Snyder from winning Paralympic Gold.

The new 85 mph speed limit on Texas 130 takes effect this November.

400 Trees, Iranian Executions And License To Drum.

Posted in Around The World, Environment, Government, Holidays, Law, Music, Musical Instruments, Religion, Science, Space, Trees, United States on 04/09/2012 by 1812

In order for the space shuttle Endeavor to go from LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) to the California Science Center, 400 trees have to be removed.

According to international law, the execution of anyone who is under 18 when an offense is committed is strictly prohibited. Iran did not get that memo.

50 candidates in the western Turkish city of Isparta were recently awarded a license to bang their drums in the early morning hours before sunrise.

 

Rahmaniya, Allen Eagle Stadium And Veiled Presentation.

Posted in Around The World, Children, Education, Government, Money, Social Issues, Sport, Television, Women on 03/09/2012 by 1812

Despite death threats from her brother, Rahmaniya continues going to school.

The Allen Eagle High School football team is now playing its home games in a brand new $60 million stadium.

For the first time in half a century, a woman has presented the news on Egyptian state television while wearing a hijab.

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