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Great American Patriots

… Here is how the American Congress — especially the super-patriots of the American Right — reacted to their own President the last two times he addressed them (with frosty coolness and even passive-aggressive hostility) …

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June 2, 2011

An Effective Tool to Save on Estate Taxes

With the limited free-time you have outside of work, drafting a sound estate plan is usually not the first thing on your list of chores.

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June 2, 2011

Community Town Hall at Islamic Center

The Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC) hosted a community town hall meeting this past Sunday. The event featured representatives of law enforcement agencies on the local, state and national levels.

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June 2, 2011

Libya’s Oil Chief Ghanem Defects, in Rome Now

ROME (Reuters) – Libya’s top oil official Shokri Ghanem appeared in Rome on Wednesday, saying he had defected because of relentless bloodshed under Muammar Gaddafi’s rule.

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June 2, 2011

Mohammed Bin Hammam Withdraws from FIFA Election

Qatari soccer official Mohammed Bin Hammam withdrew from the race for presidency of international soccer’s top post of president of FIFA in the midst of corruption charges.

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June 2, 2011

Aisam ul Haq Qureshi Falls in Epic French Open Quarterfinal

Pakistan’s Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian doubles tennis partner Rohan Bopanna put on quite a show in Paris, but they ultimately fell to their American arch rivals, the Bryan brothers.

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June 2, 2011

Sania Mirza in French Open Semifinals

Sania Mirza advances in doubles bracket at French Open

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June 2, 2011

Egypt’s Mubarak Set to Go on Trial August 3

CAIRO (Reuters) – Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, overthrown by a popular uprising this year, was ordered on Wednesday to stand trial in August for the killing of protesters on charges that could carry the death penalty.

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June 2, 2011

Pakistan’s Road to China

Islamabad – Large events sometimes have unintended strategic consequences. This is turning out to be the case following the killing of Osama bin Laden in a compound in Abbottabad, a military-dominated town near Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital.

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June 2, 2011

Yemen’s Saleh Losing Grip as Fighting Rages

Sanaa, Yemen – After four months of widespread anti-government demonstrations, numerous defections of high-ranking officials and mounting pressure from powerful tribes, Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh appears to be losing his increasingly fragile grip on the southern Arabian nation.

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June 2, 2011

Obama Warns Gaddafi of “No Let Up”

LONDON/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – President Barack Obama warned Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Wednesday there would be ‘no let up’ in pressure on him to go, following a second successive night of heavy NATO bombing in Tripoli.

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June 2, 2011

Stingray

The stingrays are a group of rays, cartilaginous fishes related to sharks. They are classified in the suborder Myliobatoidei of the order Myliobatiformes, and consist of eight families: Hexatrygonidae (sixgill stingray), Plesiobatidae (deepwater stingray), Urolophidae (stingarees), Urotrygonidae (round rays), Dasyatidae (whiptail stingrays), Potamotrygonidae (river stingrays), Gymnuridae (butterfly rays), and Myliobatidae (eagle rays). Most stingrays have […]

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June 2, 2011

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