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Useful Tips to Protect Yourself From Tornadoes

Worcester, U.S.A. — Most people take fire safety seriously and have fire extinguishers handy and escape routes pre-planned should a blaze threaten their home. Yet while tornadoes and the violent storms surrounding them are far more common than homeowners realize,… Continue Reading →

The Hyperloop, Because Trains Are too Slow for Elon Musk

Elon Musk, co-founder of PayPal, the creator of Space X, a commercial space transport firm, and chief executive of Tesla Motors (TSLA) has apparently grown bored in his ho-hum entrepreneurial pursuits. About a year ago, Musk mentioned his interest in… Continue Reading →

Obama Congratulated for the Educational Excellence of African-Americans

Washington, U.S.A. — National Urban League president and CEO Marc H. Morial has applauded President Barack Obama’s creation of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans, calling it “an important endeavor that will highlight the barriers and challenges… Continue Reading →

Briefing on Effectiveness of Laws Against Sex Trafficking

The United States Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public briefing on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 9:30 AM ET to hear testimony on the effectiveness of federal enforcement of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA). The briefing will take place at Commission… Continue Reading →

Secretary of Defense Announces Control of the Missile Defense Agency

Alexandria, U.S.A. — Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) commented on the announcement of the first U.S. Navy nomination for director of the Missile Defense Agency, Rear Adm. James D. Syring for appointment to… Continue Reading →

John Wright “The Celebrity Blogger” Sued for Extortion

Self-described “celebrity blogger” John Wright was sued in a Michigan court (Case No. 12€005104€CZ) to prevent further “shakedown” or “extortion” of money or property from National Mortgage Investigation (“NMI”). Furthermore, NMI alleges that Wright, owner of “piggybankblog,” engages in a practice of asking for… Continue Reading →

Protest Mounts Against Family Farm Labour Rules

Stateline, U.S.A. — Most Americans weren’t looking when Obama’s Labor Secretary Hilda Solis first began her attack on family farms. Unfortunately, the battle continues and the price of groceries may go up as a result. And groups like Rowdy House Music are writing about it in… Continue Reading →

American Housing Market Takes Positive Trend

Washington, U.S.A. — Housing market confidence among Americans continues to trend in a positive direction despite stalling optimism about the economy and personal finances, according to results from Fannie Mae’s June 2012 National Housing Survey. Results indicate flattening economic trends… Continue Reading →

Lack of Competition Stifles Refinance Program for Underwater Homeowners

Share| Some homeowners are getting stuck with relatively high interest rates even after they participate in the government’s program to help them refinance their mortgages. The biggest banks are not lowering rates as much as they could be 2014 and… Continue Reading →

Obama Accuses Romney of Not Releasing His Tax Returns

President Obama is blaming Romney of not releasing his tax returns. But the criticism goes further. Democrats suggest that Romney is evading taxes. Denounce have been made throughout a video that Obama’s department has elaborated. The video shows some video… Continue Reading →

Of Illinois Immigrants, 22% Live in Poverty

Illinois, U.S.A. — A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies provides a detailed picture of immigrants (legal and illegal) in the United States and in Illinois.  The statistics reveal Illinois’ immigrant population as being significantly poorer and less-educated than the state’s… Continue Reading →

US Navy Commemorates the Bicentennial of 1812 War

The U.S. Navy will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and The Star Spangled Banner starting in April.  Commemoration events will take place at War of 1812 historic sites across the nation and during Navy Week celebrations in… Continue Reading →

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