For those unaware of the outcome, the final score from yesterday's potential end of the world prediction is WORLD = 1, MAYANS = 0.
Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week...
*Memorial services and funerals have been held for all the innocent victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.
*Park Geun-hye has been elected the first female President of South Korea.
*Shinzo Abe has been elected the new Prime Minister of Japan.
*Egyptian citizens are voting upon ratifying a new constitution.
*Time magazine has named United States President Barack Obama as its 2012 Person of the Year.
*Meanwhile, President Obama has nominated Senator John Kerry to replace Hilary Clinton as Secretary of State. Mrs. Clinton has said that she would resign in January 2013, regardless of who won the US Presidential Election in November 2012.
*The cancellation of any professional hockey games held by the National Hockey League has been extended to mid-January 2013, due to the ongoing lockout; although fans are not holding out hope for the remainder of the season.
*Civil unrest continues in Syria and Afghanistan.
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