Saturday, June 4, 2011


Amongst the events that have occurred this past week...

*Germany and its European neighbors is facing one of the largest E. Coli outbreaks in recorded history.
*Civil unrest continues in Syria, Yemen,and Libya over the long term regimes in those countries. NATO is still maintaining a presence in Libya.
*Ilyas Kashmiri, a known member of Al-Quida suspected of wanting to take over for the late Osama Bin Laden, has reportedly been killed in an attempted raid of a terrorist meeting.
*The World Health Organization has reassessed its earlier opinion and now considers cell phones a possible carcinogenic hazard to human beings. This ruling was based on completing an examination of the data originally presented to the WHO, and the organization urges further study on the issue.
*The Space Shuttle Endeavour safely returned from its final mission.
*Jack Kevorkian, known for his support of assisted suicides, has passed away from pneumonia and kidney problems, ailments he had been hospitalized for since May 18.
*The 100th anniversary of the launching of maiden (and only) voyage of the RMS Titanic was celebrated this week.

*Actor James Arness has passed away at the age of 88.

*Dan Wheldon won the 2011 Indy 500 auto race.
*The Dallas Mavericks are competing against the Miami Heat in the 2011 NBA finals, while the Boston Bruins face off against the Vancouver Canucks for the 2011 Stanley Cup in professional hockey.

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