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Inmates register as tax preparers

December 31, 2011

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By KEVIN McCOY | Last Updated:December 30, 2011 Gannett Government Media Hundreds of prison inmates have found new careers behind bars — by registering with the IRS as income tax preparers. A total of 331 inmates were serving prison terms when they got active or provisional tax preparer tax identification numbers from the IRS, according […]

U.S. revealed an unmanned helicopter mounted camera ‘crisis’

December 31, 2011

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Friday, 30.12.2011 | 10:24 (GMT + 7) laodong The U.S. military has revealed is developing a helicopter-generation unmanned A160 Hummingbird camera fitted with a 1.8 gigapixel resolution. This new technology promises “the ability to track and monitor activities on the ground never before,” Lt. Col. Matthew Munster – executive producer units Modernization System unmanned aircraft […]

2012 – year hinges forming a new world order

December 31, 2011

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Saturday, 31.12.2011 | 08:10 (GMT + 7) laodong Many political analysts believe that 2012 will be a banner year for the formation of a new world order, the changes will make the world in 2012 would change the appearance. Since the Cold War ended, the biggest question remains the geopolitical questions about the new world […]

String of car fires put Los Angeles police on alert

December 31, 2011

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2011-12-31 02:48:49 LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — A total of 19 apparent arsons which damaged cars parked in West Hollywood and Hollywood overnight Friday had put Los Angeles city police on tactical alert, with authorities calling for members of public to come forward with information leading to the arrest of the suspect or his/her […]

Senior U.S. diplomat to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE

December 31, 2011

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2011-12-31 05:43:46 WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman will travel to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next week, the State Department announced in a statement on Friday. During her visit in the Gulf region from next Tuesday to Thursday, Sherman will “consult with […]

Corps to Marines: Don’t say ‘psyops’

December 31, 2011

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By Gina Cavallaro – Staff writer Posted : Thursday Dec 29, 2011 12:56:11 EST marinecorpstimes Psychological operations, as a mission, will continue. But you can’t call it “psyops.” Instead, Marines will use the term MISO, which stands for “military information support operations.” The term will appear in all the Marine Corps’ written material, and will […]

Thousands of Jordan Islamists Rally to Demand Reform

December 31, 2011

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 9 hours ago Thousands of Islamist opposition supporters demonstrated Friday in Amman to demand reform, a week after the movement’s offices in a northern city were torched during clashes with loyalists. Chanting “enough is enough,” around 7,000 people, including Islamists, youths and tribesmen, marched from Al-Husseini mosque in central Amman to the […]

Charbel Says Lebanon Couldn’t be Base for al-Qaida

December 31, 2011

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 18 hours ago Interior Minister Marwan Charbel denied on Friday any al-Qaida presence in Lebanon, stressing that the country could be a route for the group but not a base. He said during a press conference at the ministry that Defense Minister Fayez Ghosn’s statements on al-Qaida were taken out of context. […]

Security Forces Close Roads to American Embassy over U.S. Iraq Withdrawal Sit-in

December 31, 2011

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 13 hours ago Security forces on Friday closed all the roads leading to the U.S. Embassy in Awkar because of a nearby rally that was held in celebration of the American withdrawal from Iraq, reported Voice of Lebanon radio. A statement from the demonstrators praised “the Iraqi people and their resistance that […]

Decline of New Year’s Eve celebration in Iraq coincided with the Ashura

December 31, 2011

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Handsome as from Baghdad GMT 1:30:00 2011 Saturday, December 31 elaph There is an ideological understanding among Iraqis for religious occasions, preparations for the gala New Year’s celebrations, where away from the public, and takes into account the Christians coincided with the anniversary of Ashura and the conservative agenda. ANmost Iraqis will welcome the new […]