For those participating, Daylight Saving Time begins overnight tonight.
Amongst events happening around the world this past week:
*Republicans are accusing the Obama administration of blocking "progress" in oil exploration and drilling, while the President countered that was not the most practical approach to the hope of lowering gasoline prices since at 20%, America is one of, if not the biggest fuel consumers in the world. The President went on to cite his continued support of developing alternate fuel sources for today's and future generations to use.
*Meanwhile, although there is still no clear winner in the Republican Primaries to determine who will face President Barack Obama in the general election this November; Mitt Romney is ahead, followed by Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul. Every other contender who once contemplated or did compete for the position has since dropped out of the race.
*Vladimir Putin was won a third term as President of Russia.
*Civil unrest continues in Syria and Bahrain.
*Internationally acclaimed artist Jean Giruard, better known as Moebius, has passed away after a long illness.
*The collegiate basketball teams are competing their final round of tournament contests this weekend to determine who will enter the NCAA's final tournament of the season, also known as March Madness.
IN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS:
*Universal Studios is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
*The much anticipated John Carter movie is doing well its opening weekend, as fans rejoice that it is faithful to the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs while explaining to those not in the know that more recent movies were inspired by Burroughs tales and not the other way around.
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