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Obama is Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Time magazine has named U.S. President Barack Obama its “Person of the Year.” The magazine says the president’s historic reelection was symbolic of the country’s changing demographics. It also called him the “symbol and in some ways the architect of this new America.” This is Mr. Obama’s second time receiving the accolade; Obama, a Democrat […]

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Samoa and Tokelau Cross International Date Line

Posted December 30th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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The tiny Pacific island nation of Samoa and nearby atolls of New Zealand-administered Tokelau have changed time zones to align themselves with their trading partners in the region. At the stroke of midnight , the islands reversed a 120-year-old policy of being east of the International Date Line, to being west of the line. For […]

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Samoa and Tokelau Cross International Date Line

Posted December 30th, 2011 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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The tiny Pacific island nation of Samoa and nearby atolls of New Zealand-administered Tokelau are skipping Friday this year and moving from Thursday straight to Saturday to align themselves with their trading partners in the region. At the stroke of midnight , the islands reverse a 120-year-old policy of being east of the International Date […]

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Samoa and Tokelau Cross International Date Line

Posted December 30th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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The tiny Pacific island nation of Samoa and nearby atolls of New Zealand-administered Tokelau are skipping Friday this year and moving from Thursday straight to Saturday to align themselves with their trading partners in the region. At the stroke of midnight , the islands reverse a 120-year-old policy of being east of the International Date […]

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Samoa and Tokelau Cross International Date Line

Posted December 30th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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The tiny Pacific island nation of Samoa and nearby atolls of New Zealand-administered Tokelau skipped Friday this year and moved from Thursday straight to Saturday to align themselves with their trading partners in the region. At the stroke of midnight , the islands reversed a 120-year-old policy of being east of the International Date Line, […]

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Time Names ‘The Protester’ Person of the Year

Posted December 14th, 2011 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S.-based Time magazine has recognized unprecedented change in the Middle East and elsewhere around the world by naming “the protester” as its Person of the Year. In an article Wednesday, Time said the protest movement is largely populated by disenfranchised young adults who are frustrated with a lack of political power and a flailing […]

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