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Battery

The energy stored in a battery (or its capacity) is expressed in watt-hours (Wh). For historical reasons, the rated voltage in volts (V) and the charge in ampere-hours (Ah) are sometimes also stated. In this case, the energy stored in the battery is calculated by multiplying the voltage by the charge. Unfortunately, there are very […]

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January 24, 2013

Ellison Leads Members of Congress in Welcoming President of Somalia to Capitol

Press Release:  Congressman Keith Ellison WASHINGTON–Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) welcomed Somalia President Hassan Sheik Mohamud to the United States Capitol today in a bipartisan meeting with Members of Congress, including Representatives Ed Royce, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Eliot Engel, Ranking Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the Foreign […]

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January 24, 2013

Martin Luther King Day

MLK day

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January 24, 2013

The “Other Peace Process”

The other peace process

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January 24, 2013

Zakat Foundation of America Mobilizes Youth to Serve Humanity

Zakat foundation ad

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January 24, 2013

The IAEA Versus Iran

I. Olli Heinonen By Geoffrey Cook, TMO Berkeley–Olli Heinonen isa Finn, who is currently a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts in the Boston metropolitan area.  Previous to that, he was the Deputy Director-General for Safeguards at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a […]

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January 24, 2013

Why Don’t More Families Recycle?

By Karin Friedemann, TMO “But waste not by excess: for Allah loveth not the wasters.” (Quran 6:141) One question that has puzzled me since I took shahada 20 years ago, is why I don’t see the Muslims recycling their garbage. Surely, there are exceptions, but I continue to be completely baffled by the general level […]

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January 24, 2013

CA Muslim Community Makes Political History

28 Muslim Delegates Elected to CA Dem Party By Farrah Khan This past weekend, California Muslims made political history when 28 Muslim candidates were elected by Democrats as delegates and alternate delegates to the California Democratic Party (CDP). This constitutes the largest number of Muslims ever elected as delegates in California. The CDP held statewide […]

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January 24, 2013

Time for India and Pakistan to Grow Up

One step forward, two steps back. That appears to be the golden norm of the dysfunctional India-Pakistan relationship.

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January 24, 2013

Dubai Defies Doubt with Bond Success

A $1.25 billion bond issue by Dubai this week underlined the spectacular recovery of the emirate’s reputation since its debt crisis.

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January 24, 2013

McDonald’s Settles US Suit over Islamic Diet

Dearborn, Michigan: McDonald’s and one of its franchise owners agreed to pay $700,000 to members of the Muslim community to settle allegations a Detroit-area restaurant falsely advertised its food as being prepared according to Islamic dietary law.

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January 24, 2013

Grand Rapids’ Growing Muslim Community

When he first arrived in Grand Rapids in July of 2001, there was only one mosque in the city, and he was to be the imam.

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January 24, 2013

Community News (Volume 15 Issue 5)

community news – Nabiha Syed, Buffalo pulpit exchange, Dallas Muslim and Jewish youth, Poughkeepsie fundraiser for hujjaj

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January 24, 2013

Supreme Leader’s Aide: Assad’s Overthrow “Red Line” for Iran

A senior aide to Iran’s supreme leader warned against the overthrow of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad

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January 24, 2013

Burmese Refugees Sold by Thai Officials

An investigation by the BBC has revealed that Thai officials have been selling boat people from Burma to human traffickers.

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January 24, 2013

Qureshi and Mirza Still Stroking Down Under

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan plays a forehand in their second round mixed doubles match with Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic against Jelena Jankovic of Serbia and Bernard Tomic of Australia during day eight of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2012 in Melbourne, […]

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January 24, 2013

Moussa Gueye Stands Tall In Alabama

University of Alabama junior center Moussa Gueye matched his season high with 5 blocked shots to spur a victory over defending NCAA men’s basketball champion the University of Kentucky 59-55

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January 24, 2013

UAE Wins Gulf Cup

Esmail Al Hammadi scored the game-winning goal in the second half of extra-time to hand the UAE a historic second Gulf Cup title in six years, beating Iraq 2-1 at Bahrain’s National Stadium

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January 24, 2013

Does Anyone Give a Damn About Syria?

It’s hard to believe that every day the news reports have Syrians dying like flies and no one seems to give much of a damn.

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January 24, 2013

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