Saturday, October 29, 2011


Halloween is Monday within the United States.

Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week...
*The United Nations has requested an official investigation into the details surrounding the death of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Meanwhile, a local autopsy has confirmed death by a gunshot to the head. It has been reported that the body was discreetly buried in an unmarked grave.
*Tunisia held its first free elections, with the Islamist Renaissance Party the victor.
*Military action continues between Kenya and Somalia.
*Civil unrest continues in the Philippines, Syria, and Yemen.
*As local versions of the "Occupy Wall Street" movement continue across America and the world; Oakland, California protesters were met with tear gas and rubber bullets by "outside assistance" to the Oakland Police Department, who made "numerous" arrests while the occupiers marched in support of Scott Olsen, a former Marine recently home from Iraq who was possibly hurt by authorities during a previous demonstration.
*Meanwhile, Saint Paul's Cathedral in London is considering legal action against the protesters using their property as an unauthorized camp ground as part of the Occupy London movement.
*Wikileaks has announced the (temporary) suspension of posting documents in favor of fundraising to cover operating expenses and legal costs.
*Turkey suffered an earthquake earlier this week, with over 450 confirmed dead as rescue and relief efforts continue. Shoddy construction has been blamed for a lot of the actual property damage.
*The United States celebrated the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty Friday.
*Despite wars, terrorist actions, and natural disasters, the United Nations estimates the population of planet Earth at seven BILLION people.

*With an impasse in negotiations, it is highly unlikely a professional basketball game will be played within the remainder of 2011.
*The National League Saint Louis Cardinals defeated the American League Texas Rangers 4 games to 3, winning the 2011 World Series in Major League Baseball.

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

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