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Latest Satellite Sea Surface Temperature for North Atlantic - Loop Current - Gulf Stream ~ link
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War on Iran & Syria: What They Are NOT Telling Us ~ link
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Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said on Friday that the Iranian military has repelled an unidentified aircraft that had entered the country’s airspace “above the territorial waters of the Islamic Republic in the Persian Gulf.”
The comments come a day after the Pentagon claimed that two Iranian warplanes fired at a US drone last week as it conducted a routine, but classified surveillance mission over the Persian Gulf about 16 nautical miles off the Iranian coast.
Operation 'Sex Under a Desk': The racy emails between CIA chief Petraeus and his biographer 'mistress' that were found by the FBI and forced him to quit ~ link ~ Petraeus stepped down yesterday after confessing to cheating on his wife of 37 years, Holly - behaviour he explained was 'unacceptable' for a senior administration official.
Gmail probe led FBI to CIA chief's affair - with video ~ link ~ Washington is full of sexual affairs, they do NOT bring down top officials unless there is a major effort to remove them by some power or another. Stirling
Argentinians flood the streets to protest against President Cristina Fernandez - with video ~ link ~ Brandishing banners and banging on pots and pans, thousands of Argentines take to streets of Buenos Aires to protest against President Cristina Fernandez.
Companies are reportedly planning large layoffs due to the implementation of Obamacare.
But, companies can potentially avoid being subject to Obamacare's insurance requirements by limiting employees’ weekly hours to less than the 30 hour level defined by Obamacare as “full-time.”
The unemployment rate in both countries stands at about 25 percent, a figure that in and of itself is bad enough, but one that becomes even more daunting when you learn that fully 50 percent of younger workers in these nations are jobless, The Atlantic reported recently. Jobless youth tend to create unrest.
"U.S. federal certification for the jet's engine should come before the end of this year and for the aircraft overall next year," said Fumika Ishioka, a Tokyo-based Honda spokeswoman.
Get ready for the Zhuhai Air Show 2012 - with photos ~ link
First Y-8C leaves for Venezuela ~ link ~ See also Y-8 background link ~ link
BBC prevents astronomer from listening for signs of extraterrestrial life on distant planet ~ link ~ Prof Cox,
But he claimed he was prevented from doing so because
Married for 87 years! ~ link ~ WOW