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Dec 2, 2013

Obama Stuns Bookstore Shoppers On Small Business Saturday

Obama Stuns Bookstore Shoppers On Small Business Saturday
By in Business, International, Politics, United States No comments

US President Barack Obama stunned bookstore shoppers at a local Washington bookstore when he went shopping for books on Small Business Saturday. According to reports, Obama went to Washington‘s Politics and Prose bookstore, together with his daughters Malia and Sasha. They purchased a “long list” of books which include Harold and the Purple Crayon, The […]


Feb 16, 2013

Nuclear tank leak: Hanford nuclear tank leaking liquids in Washington state

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A nuclear tank leaking liquids of radioactive waste was revealed by the US Department of Energy on Friday, February 15, 2013. Officials say that liquid levels from one of the 177 underground tanks at the south-central Washington‘s Hanford nuclear reservation is decreasing. The leak was estimated to be in the range of 150 gallons to […]


Feb 2, 2013

Former first dog dies: Barney, Bush dog dead at 12

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By in Animals, United States, World No comments

Barney, Bush dog Credit: Laura W. Bush/Facebook Former first dog, Barney, of US President George W. Bush died at the age of 12 and a half years old. Barney is a Scottish Terrier brought by Bush from Texas during his entire two-term stay at the White House. Reports say that his only other dog companion […]


Jan 6, 2013

Famed shipwreck could be two, more secrets to uncover, researchers say

Famed Roman Shipwreck artifact
By in Archaelogy, Science No comments

A famed Roman shipwreck could be two as provided by the evidence being studied by scientists. These new findings were made public during the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America on Friday, January 4, 2013. Famed Roman Shipwreck artifacts Image Credit: Wikipedia Commons The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the American Philological […]


Nov 25, 2012

State Department fire: Flash Fire Injures Four, Says District of Columbia fire officials

State Department fire
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State Department fire quickly put out Image Credit: NBC Washington A fire broke out at the US State Department headquarters in Washington District of Columbia at around 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012. Lon Walls, a spokesman for Washington‘s fire department, said four construction workers were injured by the flash fire that reportedly started […]


Dec 16, 2011

Waving Bear Video Goes Viral

Waving Bear
By in Animals, United States, World No comments

Waving Bear Credit: homefry815 / Youtube Screen Capture A video of a waving bear goes viral, various international news sites reported on Thursday, December 15, 2011. The 7-second waving bear video, as shown below, was reportedly recorded last year by a young lady who visited the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim, Washington. On the uploaded […]


Oct 12, 2011

Frank Kameny, American gay rights activist, dead at 86

Frank Kameny, American gay rights activist, dead at 86
By in Announcement, United States No comments

Frank Kamenywith D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and D.C. City Councilman Jack Evans(Renaming of 17th Street into Frank Kameny Way)Image Credit: kamenypapers.org Franklin Edward “Frank” Kameny, 86, one of the most significant figures in the American gay rights movement and co-founder of Mattachine Society of Washington, died Tuesday at his home in Northwest Washington apparently from natural […]


Oct 1, 2011

True Leaf Farms expands romaine lettuce recall to 21 US states and Canada

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By in Food, Health, United States 1 comment

True Leaf Farms expanded on Friday, September 30, 2011 its romaine lettuce recall to 21 US states and Canada and now including 2,498 cartons of recalled products. True Leaf Farms chopped romaine (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: FDA.gov As announced earlier by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), True Leaf Farms is voluntarily […]


Oct 1, 2011

Romaine lettuce recall: True Leaf recalls chopped romaine due to possible Listeria contamination

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By in Food, Health, United States 1 comment

Updated: October 1, 2011 11:24 p.m. Read True Leaf Farms expands romaine lettuce recall to 21 US states and Canada True Leaf Farms announced on Thursday, September 29, 2011 a voluntary recall of 90 cartons of chopped romaine lettuce due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. True Leaf Farms chopped romaine (Click Image To Enlarge) Image […]


Sep 26, 2011

First Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed, ANA first delivery to Japan underway (Video)

First Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed, ANA first delivery to Japan underway (Video)
By in Asia, Lifestyle, Travel, United States No comments

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner has been completed recently and All Nippon Airways (ANA) is set to have its first delivery to Japan, with the exclusive inspection as shown in the video below. Boeing 787 Dreamliner Image Credit: Boeing.com As noted by Boeing on its official website on Sunday, September 25, 2011, Boeing and ANA […]