HALLOWEEN IS OCTOBER 31.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK...
*Although supposedly in negotiations to release their current hostages, the Boko Haram have kidnapped more females in Adamawa.
*With sections of Iraq and Syria under their control, ISIS/ISIL terrorists are being fought by United Nations forces.
*The World Health Organization confirmed there is currently over 10,000+ known cases of the Ebola Virus worldwide, although most are within South African regions. There is also the sad likelihood that the death toll from this current outbreak of the disease will eventually be over 5000+ victims.
*The European Union has reached a new agreement amongst its members to reduce polluting emissions 40% by 2030.
*Joko Widodo is the new President of Indonesia.
*The first Extraordinary Synod of Bishops has concluded under Pope Francis, with its objective of "people over dogma", many hope to see new changes in positions and viewpoints in the Catholic church soon.
*Doctor Denis Mukwege has been awarded the 2014 Sakharov Prize for helping victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
*The Who have announced plans for a 50th anniversary tour. Check local venues for more information pertaining to your area.
*Famous fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has lost his battle with cancer.
*Archaeologists have discovered the remains of ancient Ice Age human settlements in the Peruvian Andes.
BETWEEN THE UKRAINE AND RUSSIA...
*Swiss authorities are concerned about a Russian submersible being within the Stockholm Archipelago. Whether the vehicle is off course and damaged, or is there intentionally is unknown at this time.
*In a national address, Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed "The West", specifically the United States of America, was responsible for the current situation with the pro-Russian separatists in the Ukraine.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
*While his name is being withheld pending family notification, it has been confirmed that a Marine from California is the first American causality in the United States participating against ISIS/ISIL terrorist forces.
*Congress will not return to work until after the 2014 mid-term elections in November.
*The American League's Kansas City Royals currently lead the National League's San Francisco Giants 2 wins to 1 in the 2014 World Series of Major League Baseball.
With a still a week left in October, The Free Choice E-zine's readership has already granted this humble establishment over 4500+ page views this month!
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