Day: April 3, 2012

Shari’a Law Open House

Source: Tillsonburg News – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Canada (AMYA) is hosting a Shari’a Law open house this Saturday (April 7) at the Tillsonburg Public Library from 12 noon until 4 p.m. The event is titled “Shari’a, The misunderstood Islamic Law” and designed as an information session to […]

Yoga Poses to Lose Those Flab Abs

Health.com I’ll admit it: During the holidays I often end up picking family time over gym time, so I usually start the new year with a slightly softer tummy. My yoga mat is the first place I turn to get back on track. I love this sequence—Dog Split to Lizard Lunge toTwist to Downward Dog to Jump […]

Who Speaks for Religion?

Source: Huff Post Usually we know where to look for answers. You know where to go for the weather forecast, and who to call when your car won’t start. If you need to find something more esoteric–who fought the War of the Spanish Succession, or what is the main export […]

Truck Trailers Tossed like Toys in Texas

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=bestoftv/2012/04/03/vo-nr-texas-tornado-trailers-wfaa.cnn Lancaster, Texas (CNN) — Cleanup efforts began in Texas on Tuesday after tornadoes ripped through the Dallas-Fort Worth area, tossing tractor-trailers like toys, forcing airlines to cancel flights and causing widespread damage. In Lancaster, Texas, south of Dallas, roofs were stripped to bare plywood and houses were speared by […]

U.S. Car Sales Keep Up Their Firm Growth

DETROIT — Automakers on Tuesday reported strong sales across the board in March, pushing the industry to its best quarter since before the recession, even though gasoline prices climbed to more than $4 a gallon in many states. Nissan, Hyundai and Kia each posted record sales last month, while Chrysler […]

Iraq’s Kurds halt oil exports over payment row

Source: Associated Press Author: Sinan Salaheddin BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region has halted oil exports over a payment row with the central government in Baghdad, the latest dispute in a long-troubled relationship between the two administrations. Furious over the move, Baghdad on Monday accused the Kurdistan Regional Government […]

James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairman

London (CNN) — James Murdoch, the son of media magnate Rupert Murdoch, stepped down as the chairman of BSkyB on Tuesday, the British satellite broadcaster announced. He has been hammered by accusations that News Corp.’s British Sunday tabloid the News of the World systematically eavesdropped illegally on crime victims, politicians, […]

Germany Outraged over Swiss Arrest Warrants

Credit:  Spiegel Gemany. REUTERS Credit Suisse headquarters in Zurich. Many German politicians and tax collectors are furious about Switzerland’s decision to issue arrest warrants against three German officials who bought a stolen CD with tax data. The move has gone down well in Switzerland, where politicians have praised the country’s […]

The Logistical Nightmare of Leaving Afghanistan

Credit: Spiegel Germany NATO forces are due to leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014, but the withdrawal poses a massive logistical challenge. The US and its allies are dependent on air hubs in Russia and authoritarian Central Asian republics to transport its troops and equipment home — and getting those […]

Does your memory go for a toss?

Credit: TOI As you age, your memory goes for a toss. Eating right will help those grey cells in working condition and you in tip-top shape! Can’t find your keys … again? Whether your momentary memory loss is linked to doing too many things at once or just a bad […]