Saturday, February 4, 2012


Amongst the event that have happened around the world this past week include:
*Sadly, civil unrest continues in Syria, Yemen, and Sudan.
*The New York Times reports a woman in Afghanistan was killed by both her husband and mother-in-law for failing to produce a son after giving birth to the couple's third straight daughter!
*The International Atomic Energy Agency has approved Japan's safety checks of its nuclear reactors.
*Barack Obama held the first ever virtual interview conducted by a United States President this week.
*Facebook is preparing to make its Initial Public Stock Offering.
*Despite Republican claims otherwise, 240,000 NEW jobs were verified as being created within the United States for January 2012.
*Mitt Romney won the Florida primary to determine the Republican candidate to compete against President Barack Obama for the Oval Office this November, but Newt Gingrich has vowed to stay in the race.
*Queen Elizabeth II annulled the knighthood of Fred Goodwin, due to his part in the near collapse of the Royal Bank of Scotland.

*The New England Patriots face off against the New York Giants in Super Bowl 46 tomorrow night.

*Amongst the winners at the 18th annual Screen Actors' Guild Awards January 29 include The Help for Best Movie Cast, including Viola Davis for Best Movie Actress; Boardwalk Empire for Best TV Drama Cast, including Steve Buscemi for Best Actor in a TV Drama, and Modern Family for Best TV Comedy Cast. Perennial favorite Betty White won Best Actress in a TV Comedy for her role in Hot In Cleveland.

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