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  • Turkish Jets Force Syrian Plane (after departing Moscow) to Land over Suspicious Cargo (Weapons)

    10/10/2012 12:39:58 PM PDT · by silentknight · 97 replies
    Turkish state TV: Turkish fighter jets have forced a Syrian passenger plane coming from Moscow to land at the Ankara airport. 2 hours ago
  • [CATHOLIC CAUCUS] Protest rally organized at Empire State Building on birthday of Bl. Mother Teresa

    08/06/2010 5:18:30 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    CNA ^ | 8/6/2010
    New York City, N.Y., Aug 6, 2010 / 02:59 pm (CNA).- Responding to the Empire State Building's refusal to display lights in honor of Bl. Mother Teresa's 100th birthday later this month, the Catholic League is organizing a protest at the national landmark. Media attention spotlighted the controversy caused by Empire State Building manager Anthony Malkin's refusal of a request by the Catholic League to light the iconic facility with the blue and white colors of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity on August 26.“The Empire State Building (ESB) celebrates many cultures and causes in the world community with iconic lightings,...
  • 8th ESB hosts mess night

    01/19/2006 9:29:34 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 301+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 19, 2006 | Lance Cpl. Joel Abshier
    CAMP TAQADDUM, Iraq (Jan. 19, 2006) -- The commanding officer of 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Forward), gives an order to one of his Marines to dance. Without hesitation the Marine starts “busting a move” to the hip-hop music that blares through the speakers. Normally this kind of order would be considered unlawful, however, this kind of behavior is not only accepted, but expected during the Marine Corps tradition known as the mess night. Usually mess nights are held at officer clubs or other suitable places either on or off base where Marines can suit up in...
  • How Would You Light the Empire State Building?

    04/02/2002 9:50:53 AM PST · by LurkedLongEnough · 15 replies · 357+ views
    "Visitors from near and far should not take The Empire State Building for granted because there are always interesting and interactive events planned throughout the year. As a focal point for displays, gatherings rallies and promotions, this building just might surprise you with how much is going on! Special Lighting Requests: The Empire State Building has developed an annual lighting schedule which honors National Holidays, seasons, the myriad ethnic groups living in the New York City area and many worthy causes. We receive an extraordinary number of requests and unfortunately cannot accomodate them all. Our policy does not allow lighting...