The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2011 by World Almanac, Sarah Janssen, Facts on File

By World Almanac, Sarah Janssen, Facts on File

The area Almanac® and ebook of proof is the US s top-selling reference publication of all time, with greater than eighty million copies offered. released every year on the grounds that 1868, this compendium of data is the authoritative resource for your entire leisure, reference, and studying wishes. Praised as a treasure trove of political, monetary, clinical and academic information and data by way of the Wall highway magazine, the realm Almanac® comprises hundreds of thousands of evidence which are unavailable publicly in different places actually, it's been featured as a class on Jeopardy! and is typically used as a go-to, all-encompassing advisor for aspiring video game express contestants. The 2011 version of the realm Almanac® and ebook of evidence will solution your whole minutiae questions from heritage and activities to geography, popular culture, and masses extra. Key Features:2010 Time Capsule2010 Olympic video games 2010 Midterm Election effects U.S. schools and Universities inhabitants records for towns over 10,000 humans the area at a look Offbeat information tales global sequence effects 12 months in images.

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Benjamin Netanyahu and help launch Israeli-Palestinian “proximity talks,” the Israeli government announced plans Mar. 9 to move ahead with construction of 1,600 homes in Ramat Shlomo, a Jewish settlement in mostly Arab East Jerusalem. S. insistence, he had previously agreed to suspend settlement construction in much of the West Bank, although not in East Jerusalem. Biden condemned the planned construction as a hindrance to peace, as did UN and European leaders and Palestinian negotiators. Israeli officials apologized for the ill-timed disclosure and denied that it had been meant as an affront to Biden, but they defended the substance of the Ramat Shlomo decision, which was strongly supported by the right-wing parties essential to Netanyahu’s governing coalition.

Mickelson, a previous winner in 2004 and 2006, finished with a 16-under-par total of 272, beating England’s Lee Westwood by 3 strokes. Returning to competition after a sex scandal sidelined his career, Tiger Woods, a four-time Masters winner, finished in a tie for 4th, 5 strokes behind Mickelson. May 2010 National Attempted Car Bombing Targets New York’s Times Square—Tipped off by street vendors about smoke coming from a Nissan Pathfinder SUV, New York City police evacuated crowds of tourists and theatergoers in Times Square on a busy Saturday evening, May 1, before dismantling a crude car bomb.

2011. S. and Iraqi officials reported Apr. 19 that a joint operation in Tikrit the previous day had killed two powerful jihadists: the Egyptian-born Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the leader of the insurgent group al-Qaeda in Iraq, and Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, who headed the Islamic State of Iraq, an umbrella group that includes al-Qaeda in Iraq. Other insurgents were also killed or arrested, and the operation reportedly resulted in the seizure of computers and documents showing contacts between al-Qaeda in Iraq and Osama bin Laden, leader of the international al-Qaeda terror network.

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