Saturday, November 30, 2013


Today is SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY here in the United States, where consumers are urged to support smaller retailers, which is actually something everyone should do every chance they get!

Amongst events happening around the world this past week...

*Iran has signed a temporary agreement for limiting its nuclear program in exchange for reduced sanctions.
*Vietnam has passed a new constitution that reaffirms the power of the Communist Party in that country.
*Angola has denied any allegations of banning Islam in that country.
*Archaeologists might have discovered the earliest known Buddhist shrine at the Maya Devi Temple in Lumbini, Nepal.
*Three unpublished short stories by J. D. Salinger (The Catcher In The Rye) have been leaked online, against the wishes of the late author and his estate.
*An official, but preliminary final report regarding the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting of 2012 in Connecticut, USA has revealed no clear motive for suspect Adam Lanza to do what he did, but confirmed that he DID plan the shooting in advance!
*France has announced plans to intervene in the current Central African Republic conflict.
*Civil unrest continues in Syria, Iran, Thai, and Afghanistan.

For more news at any time, either scroll down to our IN OTHER NEWS feature at the bottom of your screen or else visit any other reputable news source.

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