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  International Solidarity Movement » 2001 » December
Thursday December 20th, dozens of American and British civilians helped Palestinian villagers remove Israeli roadblocks in the northern village of Hares and Yasuf in the...
From December 15, 2001 through January 1, 2002, the International Solidarity Movement will be welcoming dozens...
You are currently browsing the International Solidarity Movement weblog archives for December, 2001.
www.palsolidarity.org /main/2001/12   (270 words)

 What's New - December 2001
December 30, 2001:: If you downloaded the MakeCaption routine posted a week or so ago, you may want to do it again.
December 6, 2001: This Car and Goats program implements a probability game that has stirred a lot of controversy over the years.
December 3, 2001: I started working on the "Square Root Piles" problem this week, and realized that I didn't have the source for the "Huge Integer" unit I had used to generate combinations.
www.delphiforfun.org /whatsnew/WhatsNew_Dec2001.htm   (933 words)

 International GYMNAST Magazine Online
At the 2001 World Championships in Ghent, Belgium, Khorkina won five medals; the 22-year-old earned golds in the all-around, vault, and uneven bars, silver in the team competition, and bronze in the floor exercise.
Murdock's 14th place all-around finish at the 2001 World Championships in Ghent was the highest such finish by a British woman in the history of the competition.
As her 2001 competitive season continues to be both successful and busy, Dutch star Verona van de Leur (left) helped her Pro Patria club win the Dutch team championships yesterday.
www.intlgymnast.com /news/2001/dec.html   (6415 words)

 December 2001
Over larger geographical distances, however, migration and random drift are the dominant evolutionary process at the MHC locus, as shown by the similar geographical pattern of MHC and neutral microsatellite variation.
This conclusion fits in nicely with a recent paper by Garrigan and Hedrick (2001, Immunogenetics 53(6):483-9) on MHC in the endangered Chinook salmon of the Sacramento river.
This experiment brings to mind the papers on transgenic trout (February 2001 #174) and mouse Mar-Apr 2001 #181 in which growth hormone transgenes (candidate genes by definition) had little effect on strains that are already fast growing because of other genetic characteristics.
www.genecomp.com /December_2001.htm   (2525 words)

 US and Coalition 2001
September 16, 2001: After returning to the White House from Camp David, President Bush expressed satisfaction at positive responses from the leaders of Pakistan, India, and Saudi Arabia He warned the American public that "this war on terrorism is going to take a while," and that they must be patient.
September 20, 2001: President Bush addressed a joint session of Congress, proclaimed that "freedom and fear are at war," and warned the Taliban to hand over bin Laden and all other al-Qaida leaders, free its prisoners, and close its terrorist training camps or face the consequences.
September 22, 2001: While spending the weekend at Camp David, President Bush assured the public that the U.S. economy was "fundamentally strong." He also mentioned discussions that he had had with Russian President Vladimir Putin and announced that he was waiving sanctions that Congress had imposed on India and Pakistan after their 1998 nuclear tests.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/5889.htm   (18613 words)

 Afghanistan, the CIA, bin Laden, and the Taliban
On December 28, " [a]fter twelve hours of bitter combat with Soviet forces at the presidential palace, Amin was killed, along with 2,000 loyal members of his armed forces." Having killed the man whom they claimed had invited them into the country, the Russians proclaimed Karmal to be president and flew him back from Moscow.
According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the mujahideen began during 1980, that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan [in] December 1979.
The Russian invasion in December was the signal for U.S. support to the Afghan rebels to increase dramatically.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Afghanistan/Afghanistan_CIA_Taliban.html   (4276 words)

 December 2001 News Archive: Digital Photography Review
A firmware upgrade to correct this issue, which can be downloaded and installed easily on your camera, will be available by December 21.
This digital camera has 0.75 megapixel sensor (which is interpolated to 1.3 megapixels) a fixed focal length lens, 16 MB of internal RAM, a flash and can be used as both a digital still, webcam and video clip recorder (including audio).
Nikon Japan (Nikon Imaging) has today announced that the Nikon Coolpix 5000 'sale schedule date' is Thursday, December 13th (In Japan).
www.dpreview.com /news/0112/archive.asp   (1948 words)

 December 2001 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December
December 20 - The Argentine government of President Fernando De la RĂșa collapses amidst rioting and violence throughout the country.
2001: January February March April May June July August September October November December
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/December_2001   (276 words)

 December 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sorry, but I'm not able to access the internet since December the 28th, thanks to my internet access provider UPC Belgium, as they don't know when it will be fixed, I use a free internet access as an emergency solution.
The Daily Star (December 12) reports that Mariah, who went a bit mental recently after she cut her feet on plates and assorted crockery, turned down the chance to eat food prepared by popular big chef Gordon Ramsey in order to have a McDonald's McChicken.
As the seller is a store in the south of London, and the release date of this single is on December the 11th only in the US, there's something which is not working right in the distribution system of the American stores.
heroesofmariah.50megs.com /december2001.html   (4080 words)

 Solstice Celebrations from A to Z - December 2001 Echoed Voices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Winter was a very difficult time for all primitive agrarian societies; the end of the growing season meant that the people had to live mostly on the food they had stored and on what creatures they could kill.
Likewise, the date of December 25th, celebrated in most Northern societies as the birth or feast day of the solar deity, resurrected king or savior, is indicative of a 6,000-year-old tradition.
The festival of Mithras' birth was December 25th, the winter solstice, and the rebirth of the sun's light.
www.echoedvoices.org /Dec2001/DecSolstice.html   (2129 words)

 Welcome to Electric December   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Previous versions of Electric December are archived below - select a year to begin your journey.
This challenge is part of Connecting the UK: The Digital Strategy, a joint report of the DTI and ODPM launched in March 2005.
Electric December 2005 will showcase creativity and innovation from local groups, businesses, artists and learning organizations to help kick-start a winning response to The Digital Challenge.
www.electricdecember.org   (221 words)

 NCDC: Climate-Watch, December 2001
The probability was computed using snow depth observations for December 25th for the full period of record for a given station (rather than just the 1961-1990 climatological normals period).
The normal low temperature in December in Moscow is -10 C with an extreme monthly low of -27C.
On Dcemmber 24-25th, the 4th greatest 24 hour snowfall of 25.2 inches was recorded, then on December 27th-28th, the 2nd greatest 24 hour snowfall of 35.4 inches hit the area.
lwf.ncdc.noaa.gov /oa/climate/extremes/2001/december/extremes1201.html   (1210 words)

 Linux Magazine - December 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Qt is one of the most popular GUI toolkits in the open source world, and it serves as the foundation of the KDE project.
I don't think the Mom Test is necessarily a fair one, but I get his point: When Linux penetrates the average user's home or office, it will have passed a significant milestone.
This decision, however, was not made without a good deal of whining from the ranks of the MySQL faithful, who weren't able to fully comprehend why it was that their baby had been passed over.
www.linux-mag.com /2001-12/toc.html   (624 words)

 Belga van 31 december 2001
De Antwerpse luchthaven heeft in 2001 het grootste aantal passagiers uit haar geschiedenis verwerkt.
Het aantal passagiers voor deze chartervluchten steeg van 4.600 in 2000 tot zo'n 7.000 het afgelopen jaar.
De zakenvluchten daarentegen vielen "door de economische toestand" terug van 3.856 in 2000 tot 3.400 in 2001, aldus de luchthavendirectie.
www.ping.be /~pin05100/vatuv52786.html   (142 words)

 Archive - News in Science - The Lab - Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ginger has painkilling properties: research, 6 December 2001
Fossil teeth show long childhood is recent, 6 December 2001
Putting orange juice under pressure, 7 December 2001
www.abc.net.au /science/news/ScienceNewsArchive2001_December2001.htm   (125 words)

Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; the US Immigration and Naturalization Service reports applicants for adjustment of status.
*NOTE: For December, 2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than 22OCT94.
For December, immigrant numbers in the DV category are available to qualified DV-2002 applicants chargeable to all regions/eligible countries as follows.
www.rapidimmigration.com /www/bulletin/2001_December_bulletin.htm   (1137 words)

 Where There's Smoke | December 2001
One statistic I read reported that in 1996, citizens of suburban Milwaulkee had roughly the same amount of fear of falling victim to a violent crime as citizens of inner city Washington D.C. even though there is a 25-fold difference between the two.
I glanced over at the publicity photo of Peter Rock that came with his book The Ambidextrist as I reviewed it today for The Chronicle.
Kristin of Booboolina fame has sent me several links to cool paper and stationary stores, in honor of my new letter writing habbit.
www.wheretheressmoke.net /2001/12   (1653 words)

 2001 § December § Unqualified Offerings
Looking Sideways at Your World Since October 2001
Unqualified Offerings has decided to do awards too!
This theme is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
highclearing.com /index.php/archives/date/2001/12   (900 words)

 gwendolyn: December 2001 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
My son just expressed his concern that the man who married his parents might not have been legal and asked what we would do if we found out that we weren't really married.
You know you are a well trained mom when you can sense and predict and even handle situations like that with minimal damage.
I think my most recent "we haven't done any school in two weeks" panic attack that hit me yesterday comes entirely from the lack of lists of page numbers and lessons covered for the time period.
www.gwendolyn.us /archives/2001_12.html   (3397 words)

 Future Map 2001 The London Institute at Millbank 14 November - 14 December 2001
Future Map 2001 The London Institute at Millbank 14 November - 14 December 2001
You are here: Home > News and Events > News and Press > News Archive > 2001 > Future Map 2001 The London Institute at Millbank 14 November - 14 December 2001
Future Map 2001 celebrates the dizzying variety, ingenuity, artistry and style of students at the London Institute, featuring the best of the graduation shows of the five Colleges.
www.arts.ac.uk /news/4531.htm   (96 words)

 SEC Quarterly Review JUL-SEP, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
December 2001 the total issued capital of all listed securities of Dhaka Stock Exchange was Tk.
Stock Market Operation: During October- December 2001 quarter the total turnover in Dhaka Stock Exchange was 828.92 million securities.
December 2001 while All Share Price Index was 1433.59 on 30
www.secbd.org /qreview_OctDec2001_DSE&CSE.html   (221 words)

The President has issued an Executive order excusing Federal employees from duty on Monday, December 24, 2001, except those who, in the judgment of the head of the agency, cannot be excused for reasons of national security, defense, or other essential public business.
For pay and leave purposes, December 24, 2001, will be treated as falling within the scope of statutes and Executive orders governing holidays for Federal employees.
An employee who was previously scheduled to take annual leave on December 24th will not be charged annual leave (or any other form of paid leave, compensatory time off, or credit hours) for that day.
www.opm.gov /oca/compmemo/2001/2001-13.htm   (285 words)

 U.S. unemployment highest in six years - Dec. 7, 2001
Employers cut 331,000 jobs in November; jobless rate rises to 5.7%.
Separately, the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index rose to 85.8 in the initial reading for December from a final November reading of 83.9, according to a Reuters report.
Though the jump was better than expected - economists surveyed by Briefing.com expected the index to rise only to 84.5 - it was largely ignored by the markets.
money.cnn.com /2001/12/07/economy/economy   (905 words)

 Picture of the Day Vol. 8
Each morning since late December 2000, Ensign has had a bottom of the page picture of the day.
These pictures are usually an image that stands alone and really is not part of a greater story, nor need it be.
To let you browse through the days gone by this page has a smaller version of the bottom of the page, picture of the day, click on small image below to see the full image.
www.ftlcomm.com /ensign/blower/year4/december2001/v8Dec_2001.html   (103 words)

 RCA-news December 2001 Issue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
European countries are also moving forward with enforcement of packaging requirements, according to the December 12, 2001 Recycling Policy NewsBriefs Email Bulletin for Raymond Communications, Inc. Fortune 500 companies are receiving letters on this topic.
According to Paper, Film and Foil Converter magazine's December 2001 article, "Will We Soon be Eating the Film Along with the Food," a new film made of pureed fruits and vegetables could replace numerous packaging materials for foods.
However, the Fall 2001 issue of Closing the Circle News produced by the White House Task Force on Recycling reported some progress.
lists.essential.org /pipermail/rca-news/20020102/000025.html   (1611 words)

 D-Lib Magazine (December 2001)
2001 National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services (NFAIS) Annual Conference, Integrating @ Internet Speed: Strategies for the Content Community, 24 - 27 February 2002, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Computers in Libraries 2001, 13 - 15 March 2002, Washington, DC, USA.
(On December 18, 2001, the subtitle for the ASIST Meeting was corrected from "Harvesting the Flow" to "Harnessing the Flow".)
www.dlib.org /dlib/december01/12contents.html   (948 words)

 Every Tomorrow » 2001 » December   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
I can’t believe that 2001 is nearly over.
I guess it’s because everyone I know has come so far since this time last year.
Please verify that your username and password are correct.
www.everytomorrow.org /archives/2001/12   (191 words)

 Second World War Books: News for December 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Voting for the Top Ten of 2001 closes at midnight California time, so don't forget to cast your ballot for the best new WWII books of the year if you haven't already done so.
The gang at Aardvark Books today updated their online inventory files with more than 10,000 secondhand military titles, the vast majority of them WWII-related.
Voting for the Top Ten new WWII books of 2001 continues until the end of the year, so don't forget to cast your ballots.
www.sonic.net /%7Ebstone/book0112.shtml   (713 words)

 Joe Maller: Site Notes Archive - December 2001
However the screening is Wednesday December 19th at 7pm somewhere in New York City, if anyone wants to impersonate me, or just pretend to be named Joe, call (212) 556-8627 to reserve two seats to the screening.
I graduated from Art Center in December of 1993.
During my last semester, Bruce and I took a Photoshop (2.0) class taught by Lynda Weinman.
www.joemaller.com /notes/notes_archive_12-2001.shtml   (2331 words)

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