MARCH 8 IS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has resumed his controversial drug war, where even civilians can execute a suspected user, seller, or supplier.
*The Hershey (Chocolate) Company has announced it will start reducing its global workforce by 15%, around 2700 jobs.
*Leekfrith torcs are now believed to be the oldest known examples of jewelry in the world.
*Scientists have found micro-fossils up to almost 4.3 billion years old, within rocks from the Hudson Bay shoreline in northern Quebec, Canada.
THE TERRORIST REPORT…
*After al-Bab, Syrian forces have recaptured the neighboring town of Tadef from ISIL terrorists.
*Bombs are still the terrorists’ weapon of choice against innocent civilian and military targets.
*Actor Neil Fingleton (Game of Thrones, Avengers: Age of Ultron) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*Former judge and reality television personality Judge Joseph Wapner is no longer with us.
*Actor Bill Paxton (Apollo 13, Aliens) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*Author Nicholas Mosley (Spaces of the Dark, A Garden of Trees) is no longer with us.
*Author Paula Fox (The Slave Dancer) has passed away.
*Actress Miriam Colon (Scarface, All The Pretty Horses) has taken her last bow on life's stage.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
*Among points in President Trump’s first State of the Union address: increasing the military budget “to start winning again”, corporate tax cuts, building his border wall along Mexico, and an impending end to the Affordable Health Care Act (aka Obama Care) once its replacement “is ready”.
*President Trump has ordered an end to all the water pollution regulations established under the Barack Obama administration.
*With absolutely no evidence to support the claim, Donald Trump accused the Barack Obama administration of wanting to wiretap Trump Tower before the 2016 Presidential election. A representative of the former President has completely denounced the claim as bogus.
*Should PRESIDENT Trump still have any connection with The Celebrity Apprentice?
*The Dow Jones Average rose above 21,000 points after President Trump's speech Tuesday night.
Boeing is cutting jobs in the Seattle, Washington area.
*Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will soon be published authors again.
*Amongst the “losers” at the 2017 Razzie Awards were: Hillary's America (Worst Picture, Worst Actor: Dinesh D'Souza, Worst Actress: Becky Turner, Worst Director(s): D'Souza and Bruce Schooley); Superman vs. Batman (Worst Supporting Actor Jesse Eisenberg, Worst Screen Combo: Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman, Worst Prequel/Remake/Rip-off/Sequel, Worst Screenplay) and Kristen Wiig "won" Worst Supporting Actress for Zoolander 2.
*Amongst the winners at the 89th annual Academy Awards include
*There are rule changes ahead for the 2017 Major League Baseball season.
*Kurt Busch won the 2017 Daytona 500 auto race.
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