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Terror in Kabul as new government sworn in

January 18, 2010

As Hamid Karzai swears in members of his new cabinet, the Taliban take the opportunity to show their presence with a major bombing in downtown Kabul. International forces on the ground in Afghanistan would like to turn security operations over to the Afghan National Army, but as long as these attacks keep happening, that seems […]

President Obama Speaks After Senate Passes Health Care Bill In Time For Christmas Break

December 25, 2009

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=*&iid=7428376″ src=”9/e/9/d/President_Obama_speaks_b951.JPG?adImageId=8633315&imageId=7428376″ width=”234″ height=”351″ /] U.S. President Barack Obama, backed by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks after the U.S. Senate passed its version of the health care reform bill on Christmas Eve in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington on December 24, 2009. Many Republicans intentionally dragged out […]

Swine Flu Found In A Dog!!!

December 22, 2009

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=dogs&iid=7390900″ src=”3/8/5/a/Chihuahuas_Overwhelm_California_2447.jpg?adImageId=8538300&imageId=7390900″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Vets in New York have reportedly diagnosed the first known case of H1N1 Swine Flu in a dog. The LA Times reports…The virus has been found before in other pets, including at least three ferrets, several cats and pigs and a cheetah named Gijima at a wildlife […]

Black Broadcasting Pioneer Bryant Gumbel Battles Lung Cancer…He’s Winning So Far

December 8, 2009

Today I woke up to the news that one of my African-American broadcasting heroes, Bryant Gumbel, is recovering from a bought with malignant lung cancer. Gumbel is 61 years young, and his presence in the broadcasting community has had a major impact for several years. [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=bryant+gumbel&iid=2901482″ src=”5/1/7/6/2008_UNICEF_Snowflake_5157.jpg?adImageId=8140267&imageId=2901482″ width=”234″ height=”338″ /] I call him […]

4 Tourist In Mecca Die From The Swine Flu Virus

November 22, 2009

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=HAJJ&iid=7002935″ src=”9/2/2/6/Palestinian_Muslim_Pilgrims_69bc.JPG?adImageId=7732159&imageId=7002935″ width=”234″ height=”156″ /] The H1N1 Swine Flu virus knows no borders,has no boundaries, and has absolutely no respect for religious or cultural traditions. This year at the annual Hajj to Mecca,  Four foreign pilgrims have died of swine flu, the Saudi Health Ministry announced on Saturday. The Saudi Arabia Health Ministry  said […]

4-Month Old Baby Girl Dies From H1N1 Swine Flu Virus…Too Young To Be Vaccinted

November 19, 2009

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=swine+flu+vaccine&iid=6924554″ src=”f/2/0/c/Crowds_Line_Up_1781.jpg?adImageId=7640304&imageId=6924554″ width=”380″ height=”307″ /] A four-month old infant girl is the latest casualty to succumb to the deadly H1N1 Swine flu virus that is spreading faster than a wildfire across the nation. The flu pandemic is on the rise and has been allowed to kill at a rate that has gone […]

L.A. Laker Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabar Diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

November 10, 2009

[picapp src=”a/0/9/7/Lakers_celebrate_their_5046.JPG?adImageId=7306151&imageId=4999079″ width=”380″ height=”266″ /]  Los Angeles basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar,62, is being treated for a rare form of leukemia, it is a form of blood cancer known as chronic myelogenous leukemia. The disease was discovered in Kareem last December, and his prognosis is good. He is receiving treatment and he is responding very well.  CML,as it […]

The House of Representatives Pass Healthcare for all reforms,…now on to the Senate.

November 8, 2009

[picapp src=”b/8/f/d/Obama_Meets_With_e64b.jpg?adImageId=7242810&imageId=6989719″ width=”380″ height=”264″ /] The United States has taken a big step into the future.Our representatives in the House, have finally decided that healthcare for all, is a good idea, and is the key to the future stability of the United States of America. I commend the efforts of our president, along with the courageous […]