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Trump Lawyer Resigns One Day Before Trial To Begin

Joseph Tacopina has filed with the courts that he will not represent Donald J. Trump. The E. Jean Carroll civil case is schedule to begin Tuesday January 16,...

Judge Lewis A. Kaplan Issues Order RE Postponement

On May 9, 2023, a jury found Donald J. Trump liable for sexual assault and defamation. The jury awarded Ms. Carroll $5 million in damages. Seven months ago,...

ASUS Announces 2023 Vivobook Classic Series

On April 7, 2023, ASUS introduced five new models in the 2023 Vivobook Classic series of laptops. The top laptops in the series use the 13th Gen Intel® Core™...

The Top 5 News Stories of the First Decade in the 21st Century

Several significant events occurred during the first decade of the 21st century, 2000-2010, which changed the United States and impacted the world. Here are the most notable news stories from that period:

  1. September 11, 2001 attacks: The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. were a defining moment for the United States and the world. Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the attacks, which led to significant changes in U.S. foreign policy and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.
  2. The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: Following the 9/11 attacks, the United States launched military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq. The wars had a significant impact on U.S. foreign policy, military spending, and the lives of millions of people in the Middle East.
  3. Hurricane Katrina: In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast region of the United States, causing massive destruction and loss of life. The storm highlighted the government’s inadequate response to natural disasters and the ongoing issue of racial and economic inequality in the United States.
  4. The election of Barack Obama: In 2008, Barack Obama became the first African American to be elected president of the United States. His presidency was marked by significant policy changes, including the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy for LGBT individuals in the military.
  5. The Great Recession: In 2008, the U.S. experienced a major economic crisis, which resulted in widespread job loss, home foreclosures, and financial instability. The recession had a significant impact on the U.S. economy and the global economy as a whole.
Layne Heinyhttp://www.layneheiny.com
LPH is a high school physics teacher interested in the Apple iPad and iPhone, Microsoft Surface, Tablet PCs, and other mobile devices. He resides with one large dog who begs for pizza, hamburgers, French fries, and anything else on the dinner table.

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