Saturday, December 3, 2011


Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week include:

*The United Kingdom expelled all Iranian diplomats in England after an attack on the British Embassy in Tehran.
*Civil unrest continues in Yemen.
*Doctor Conrad Murray has been sentenced to four years in jail (the maximum period available) after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of entertainer Michael Jackson.
*American Airlines has started Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceedings.
*Public sector workers staged a one day strike in England to protest potential pension reforms.
*Fulton County (Alabama) Sheriff's Deputies are facing possible disciplinary action after refusing to evict 103 year old Vita Lee and her 83 year old daughter out of their home after the local branch of the Chase Bank foreclosed on the premises.
*Since he is (allegedly) not getting any support from the GOP for his Presidential nomination bid, Republican Gary Johnson is supposedly considering campaigning for the position on the 2012 ballot as a Libertarian.
*NASA's Curiosity, the latest automated rover to explore Mars, is on its way to the red planet with an expected arrival date of August 2012.

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