Saturday, February 26, 2011


Amongst events that have happened around the globe this past week:

*Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi is the latest ruler being asked to leave by his subjects following recent events in Egypt. However the disenfranchised populace might not have as peaceful a time protesting as their predecessors. Libya has already denied public access to the Internet through any device and is closely monitoring its media outlets. If Gaddafi stays in power, he is allegedly grooming his son to take over after his death.
*Meanwhile, all American citizens had to be evacuated by boat after the runways at the Benina International Airport were destroyed, while other the media of other country's report serious military action against protesters, with unconfirmed statistics as to death tolls and wounded. The United States and the European Union have since announced sanctions against the country.

*A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has devastated parts of New Zealand, leaving 115 confirmed dead.
*Two Somalia pirates will killed and thirteen arrested in an attempt to avoid capture. Afterwards, authorities discovered the pirates had already killed the four American hostages on a Bible giving charity mission, hence the escape attempt.
*Protesters are no longer allowed inside the Wisconsin state capital. Meanwhile, the controversial action that will eliminate union's collective bargaining option has passed the Wisconsin House, but cannot officially be considered in their Senate because the Democratic minority is still in absentia to prevent a vote. The Free Choice E-zine has been keeping a close eye on the situation and will be posting a more in-depth focus soon.
*Despite pledges to do so and goodwill promoting commercials claiming they are working on the problem, investigators has discovered that British Petroleum to date have hardly spent any of the $20 Billion US Dollars set aside to pay claims resulting from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
*The observation of new tunnels being dug by North Korea has South Korea concerned that their neighboring country is preparing for a new, as yet announced, nuclear test.
*Jeremey Bernard will be the White House's next Social Secretary after current Secretary Julianna Smoot goes on to participate in President Obama's 2012 reelection campaign.
*Former White House Chief of Staff Rham Emanuel is the newly elected Mayor of Chicago, Illinois after that city's election earlier this week.
*The Space Shuttle Discovery has launched upon its 39th and final mission, to resupply the International Space Station.
*A new Toyota recall, involving the accelerator, is underway.

*Actor Kelsey Grammer married his fiance Kayte Walsh Friday night on the same stage where he just completed his participation in a new production of La Cage Aux Folles.
*The 83rd annual presentation of the Academy Awards will be held Sunday night.
*Production has officially ended for the season on the CBS comedy Two and a Half Men after comments made by actor Charlie Sheen. Although the series was originally renewed through the end of the 2014 season, there is no word on its fate.
*The Bellamy Brothers are allegedly looking into the possibility of taking legal action against Brittany Spears because her new song "Hold It Against Me" is too akin to their hit "If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me?"

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