Saturday, September 29, 2012


The Free Choice E-zine urges all our American readers to make sure their voter registration is up to date.
If you aren't registered to vote, DO SO NOW! The U.S. Presidential election November 6th is too important to sit out.

Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week...
*President Obama has declared Chimney Rock (Colorado, USA) a national monument.
*The debate over "ownership" of the Senkaku Islands continues between Taiwan, Japan, and China.
*Iran is no longer allowing its citizens access to Google.
*Civil unrest continues in Syria.

*Researchers have identified FOUR genetically distinctive types of breast cancer, in hopes of eventually devising better targeted treatments to combat the diseases.
*The Mars Curiosity Rover has discovered evidence proving that the red planet once had active waterways.
*Scientist in Japan has confirmed the existence of a 113th element. The original 2004 discovery will soon be named and added to the periodic table.

*The National Hockey League is still attempting negotiations to see if they can have their upcoming 2012-2013 season.
*After several blown calls over the weekend, including a controversial decision in the Seattle Seahawks/Green Bay Packers' game, the National Football League has reached a tentative agreement to get their referees back to work. The main issue? Whether or not the refs deserved a pension.
*Preparations are on schedule for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
*Sumo wrestler Harumafuji Kohei has been named the 70th yokozuna in the sport.

*The world has lost entertainer Andy Williams.
*Winners of the 64th annual Emmy Awards include:
Homeland: Outstanding Drama, Damian Lewis (Outstanding Lead Actor), Claire Danes (Outstanding Lead Actress)
Modern Family: Outstanding Comedy, Eric Stonestreet (Outstanding Supporting Actor), Julie Bowen (Outstanding Supporting Actress)

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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