Saturday, July 9, 2011


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

*South Sudan is now officially a country, seceding from Sudan.
*After being found innocent on all charges, Casey Anthony is scheduled to be released from jail July 17th, although there are those who disagree with this.
*NASA's last space shuttle, Atlantis, has launched on its final mission.
*A new outbreak of hacker attacks is underway, including an erroneous Twitter report that United States President Barack Obama was allegedly assassinated on the FOX News Twitter account.
*Meanwhile, a very alive and well President Obama is trying to get Congress to agree upon a balanced budget for the country.
*The British tabloid News of the World is accused of doing its own hacking in order to cover/present stories.
*Pyeongchang, South Korea will host the Winter Olympics in 2018.
*Former US Presidential First Lady Betty Ford has passed away at the age of 93.

*At the 125th annual Wimbledon Tennis tournament, Petra Kvitova won the Women’s Singles title, Bob and Mike Bryan won the Men’s Doubles title, Kveta Peschke and Katrina Srebotnik won the Women’s Doubles title, Novak Djokovic won the Men’s Singles title, while Jurgen Melzer and Iveta Benesova won the Mixed Doubles title.

*The producers of the soon to be canceled ABC TV network soap operas All My Children and One Life To Live have announce that both shows will continue on WEB TV, retaining most (if not all) of their respective casts and crews.

For more news at any time, either scroll down to our IN OTHER NEWS feature at the bottom of your screen, or visit any reputable news source.

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