Saturday, January 13, 2018

THE WEEK IN REVIEW: JANUARY 7-13, 2018

JANUARY 15 HONORS DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JUNIOR.
JANUARY 18 IS THE 240TH ANNIVERSARY OF
CAPTAIN COOK DISCOVERING THE SANDWICH ISLANDS.

AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*Pfizer has decided to stop researching how to treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson diseases!
*Were protests in Iran meant to accomplish something else???
*North and South Korea have agreed to try to lessen military tensions between the two countries, while the North WILL participate in the Winter Olympics the South is hosting next month.
*Relations between Haiti and the United States are not good right now.
*President Trump has since canceled his impending diplomatic trip to Great Britain. Yet can London's Mayor be held responsible for the decision??? (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*The “blue” moon at the end of this month will also highlight a lunar eclipse!

THE TERRORIST REPORT…
*The Free Choice E-zine does not support terrorism, no matter what the “cause” or alleged “justification”. Thus we will only be posting news items in this section whenever terrorists are brought to justice.

đŸ˜­PASSING PARADE…
*Actor Donnelly Rhodes (Soap, 2003 version of Battlestar Galactica) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*TV writer David Fisher (Doctor Who, Crown Court) has passed away.
*Guitarist Eddie Clark (Motor Head) is no longer with us.
*Actress Bella Emberg (The Benny Hill Show, History of the World: Part 1) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Legendary Sports Announcer Keith Jackson has passed away.

WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
POLITICALLY…
*Relations between Haiti and the United States are not good right now.
*President Trump has since canceled his impending diplomatic trip to Great Britain.Yet can London's Mayor be held responsible for the decision??? (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*A Federal judge has used President Trump’s own Tweets to defend the Deferred Action against Childhood Arrivals Act to keep it from being phased out. For now.
*The Trump Administration has sided with Republican Governor Rick Scott to prevent offshore oil and gas drilling on the Florida Coast.
*Despite growing concerning about his mental status, President Trump’s impending annual physical will NOT include a psychiatric evaluation.
*Donald Trump's latest Tweeter opinions.
MEANWHILE…
*Congress will be returning to work after the Martin Luther King, Junior holiday Monday, and still needs to make an official budget for 2018.
ELSEWHERE…
*Steve Bannon is no longer executive chairman of Breitbart News.
*Why is Walmart suddenly closing some Sam’s Warehouse stores??? The move was later revealed as part of a plan to increase employee wages to $11 per hour. Although the objective and how they're achieving it seem to contradict each other. (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*Should there be MORE automation in the fast food industry???
*Immigration officials conducted a massive raid of various 7-11 convenience stores across the country, netting the apprehension of 21 potential illegal aliens.
*Because April 15 is a Sunday this year, American income taxes won’t be due until April 17th!
*At the 2018 Golden Globes, was the big winner actually Oprah Winfrey??? (There are 2 separate links in this item.)

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