Saturday, December 7, 2013


Today marks the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor Naval Base being attacked, the event which catapulted the United States of America into World War 2.

Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week...
Nelson Mandela, circa 2008
*The world mourns the passing of anti-apartheid activist and former South African President Nelson Mandela. Many world leaders are expected to attend the memorial service Tuesday, December 10.
*Because of recent events in that country and their consequences, the United Nations has passed resolution #2127; an International Support Mission to the Central African Republic in hopes of stabilizing that region.
*The tallying from Typhoon Haiyan continues, with 5800 confirmed dead, over 26,000 injured, and 1700+ still missing.
*A previously unknown island in the Laptev Sea has been named Yaya.
*Comet ISON broke up after skimming the sun.
*Actor Paul Walker has passed away following an auto accident.
*The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear the debate over whether or not software can be patented.
*Civil unrest continues in Iran, Thai, Syria, and Afghanistan.

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