THE FLENSBURGER FILES Berliners and the Faschings Carneval: An unlikely combination
Carneval Monday (Rosenmontag) in a typical German town- in the midst of Carnevale, all is going on during the 5-6 day long celebration that starts on the weekend. People are dressed up in various co... Posted on 2/11/13 at 8:51 AM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Religious Circumcision for Males is Physical Abuse
A regional court in Germany has just ruled that circumcision for religious reasons is abuse and that faith communities that practice this on infants must now wait until the boy is old enough to decide... Posted on 6/28/12 at 2:07 PM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND space scientist helps NASA probe solar system history
In its first global analysis of the giant asteroid Vesta, NASAs Dawn mission has confirmed Vestas status as a special fossil of the early solar system and revealed a world more varied and diverse th... Posted on 5/10/12 at 1:28 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Farming with BOOM and Obvious Spies Spying Obviously
Do you think farming needs more BOOM in it? If so, this marvelous little DuPont booklet on farming with dynamite may be for you! I don't think Farmville has a "dynamite" option yet, but I stopped pl... Posted on 8/16/11 at 6:00 AM
REGGIE TALES Random Thursday
*Sadly, two of the great TV parents left us this week. June Cleaver and Mr. Cunningham. June always wore a very nice dress as a stay-at-home mom. She had a very "sly" sense of humor and she could alwa... Posted on 10/21/10 at 10:28 AM
John Demjanjuk was convicted of being a low-ranking guard at the Sobibor death camp, but his 35-year fight on three continents to clear his name — a legal battle that had not yet ended when he died Saturday at age 91 — made him one of the best-known faces of Nazi prosecutions.
The National Park Service announced this week that the German chancellor's voice has been identified among those found on a dozen recorded wax cylinders, each more than 120 years old, that were once stored near Thomas Edison's cot in his West Orange, N.J., lab.
Encouraging signs out of Europe and a surprisingly strong report on the U.S. housing market drove the Dow Jones industrial average up more than 300 points Tuesday. It was the best day for stocks this month.
UPDATED 3:55 P.M. The decision today to put 15 eurozone countries, including AAA-rating nations such as Germany and Luxembourg, on watch for a possible downgrade piles pressure on eurozone leaders to find a solution to the currency union's debt troubles at a summit later this week.
Gabrielle Steinhauser and Greg Keller
, December 05, 2011
VIDEO: Bottom of article French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel want more cooperation among the 17 countries that use the euro, including stricter rules to prevent states from overspending, but they disagree on how to build a tighter union.
Pan Pylas and Sarah DiLorenzo
, December 05, 2011
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed forward today with what markets see as an emerging plan for more effective action to contain the European financial crisis, urging tougher rules against government overspending. She said next week's European Union summit would take up ways to enforce compliance and write those changes into EU treaties — a drawn-out process.
David McHugh and Melissa Eddy
, December 02, 2011
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