Saturday, November 24, 2012


Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week:
*Israel and Hamas have reached a cease fire accord along the Gaza Strip.
*The investment bank and hedgefund companies that own Hostess have been granted permission from a bankruptcy judge to begin shutting down the business.
*Egypt's new president Mohamed Morsi has officially outlawed
*The crew of Expedition 33 have safely returned to Earth from the International Space Station, as the crew of Expedition 34 takes over.
*The Toshiba Corporation has introduced a robot that will help with cleanup operations at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant, and other nuclear facilities in the future.
*Scientists have proven that Sandy Island in New Caledonia does not exist, despite the land mass appearing on some charts and maps.
*Civil unrest continues in Syria, Kenya, Libya, Columbia, and Afghanistan.

*Boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho has passed away at age 50. Authorities are still looking for the shooter responsible for his demise.
*The ongoing strike and lock out amongst professional hockey players has now cost fans the 2013 National Hockey League's All Star game, which has been officially canceled.

*Jackie Chan is preparing to film Chinese Zodiac, his last movie as an action star. Chan has said that he will stay active in the entertainment industry.
*Although his first accuser has recanted all charges, a second accuser has allegedly come forth, causing Muppeteer Kevin Clash to resign his position with the Sesame Street Workshop company to protect the integrity of the PBS program. An understudy will take over voicing the red furred Elmo.
*Actor Larry Hagman (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas) has sadly lost his battle with throat cancer.

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