Monthly Archives: March 2012

On Run, Bin Laden Had 4 Children and 5 Houses, a Wife Says – NYTimes.com

March 31, 2012 – On the Run, Bin Laden had 4 Children and 5 Safe houses:  Osama bin Laden spent nine years on the run in Pakistan after the Sept. 11 attacks, during which time he moved among five safe … Continue reading

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Billions Lost in Tax-Refund Scam – WSJ.com

March 30, 2012 – Billions Lost in Tax Refund Scam:   Federal authorities are struggling to crack down on what they describe as a widespread scheme that has already likely defrauded the Internal Revenue Service of billions of dollars using the … Continue reading

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Far-Reaching Rezoning Plan for Hollywood Gains Key Support – NYTimes.com

March 29, 2012 – Hollywood Turns Into a Mini-City:  Hollywood, once a sketchy neighborhood in a spiral of petty crime and decay, has been well on its way over the past 10 years to becoming a bustling tourist destination and … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice Eyed for Clues to Weather Extremes – NYTimes.com

March 29, 2012 – Weather Weirding Around the Globe:  Some people call what has been happening the last few years “weather weirding,” and March is turning out to be a fine example. As a surreal heat wave was peaking across … Continue reading

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For BRICS, Plan of Action Proves Elusive – NYTimes.com

March 29, 2012 – The BRICS are Coming – The BRICS are Coming:  As the shock waves of the global recession convulsed Europe and the United States three years ago, the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India and China gathered for … Continue reading

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HEARD ON THE STREET: Lloyd’s Descent Into the Maelstrom – WSJ.com

March 28, 2012 – Earthquakes “ate” Lloyd’s of London Profits for 2011: Lloyd’s of London can blame earthquakes for swallowing up its 2011 earnings. The global reinsurance market had a £516 million ($823 million) loss, its biggest since the 9/11 terrorist … Continue reading

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Gas Leak on Platform in North Sea Forces Evacuation – NYTimes.com

March 28, 2012 – A major gas leak on an offshore platform in the North Sea forced crews to evacuate it and other equipment in the area on Tuesday because of the risk of explosion, and ships and aircraft were … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the East Coast of Honshu Japan.

March 27, 2012 – A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the East Coast of Honshu Japan: Today’s tremor occurred one year and 16 days after the mega-quake and tsunami of March 11, 2011 (see map). The 6.0 magnitude trembler hit at … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Northern East Pacific Rise.

March 26, 2012 – A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Northern Portion of the East Pacific Rise: The 6.0 magnitude tremor occurred at 11:12AM near the epicenter at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). The quake was not expected … Continue reading

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