Saturday, May 19, 2018

THE WEEK IN REVIEW: MAY 13-19, 2018

MAY IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
MAY 23 IS THE 230TH ANNIVERSARY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
JOINING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
MAY 24 IS RED NOSE DAY FOR CHILDREN'S CHARITIES.
MAY 24 IS THE 135TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE OPENING.
MAY 25 IS THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI.
MAY 25 IS TOWEL DAY TO CELEBRATE
DOUGLAS ADAMS' HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY SERIES.

AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*Are North Korea’s potential new relationships with South Korea and the United States in trouble??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Unfortunately, the new outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues.
*Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially married. The Free Choice E-zine wishes the happy couple all the best.
*Kenya has officially outlawed cyber crimes.
*Although there are still some who question the relocation, the United States has officially opened its Embassy in Jerusalem.
*Will the Bishops of Chile resign???

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…
*Those who lost their lives in the senseless gun violence at a Texas High School!
*Actress Margot Kidder (Lois Lane to Christopher Reeve’s Superman) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Author Tom Wolfe (Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff) has passed away.
*Playwright Tom Murphy (A Whistle In The Dark) is no longer with us.
*Actor Joseph Campanella (credits too numerous to mention) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*Actress Yuriko Hoshi (Mothra versus Godzilla, Ghidorah, Godzilla versus Megaguirus) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.

WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
POLITICALLY…
*Is North Korea’s potential new relationship with the United States in trouble??? The White House hopes not. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Although there are still some who question the relocation, the US has officially opened its Embassy in Jerusalem.
*Leakers may be cowards, but if it’s all fake news, how do you find someone that doesn’t exist??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*The New Yorker looks at the current status of the Trump Administration.
*For better or worse, Gina Haspel is now the new Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
*Donald Trump apparently still doesn’t like "some" migrants.
MEANWHILE…
*President Trump wants Congress to finally pass a formal budget (including funds for his border wall to begin construction) before they go on their summer vacation in August, while Congress doesn't like some of his comments about them. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
ELSEWHERE…
*When will the Hawaiian volcano(es) stop erupting???
*Will the Supreme Court allow sports gambling NATIONWIDE???
*Female student disagrees with college professor. Who’s right???
*After the Facebook Fiasco, Cambridge Analytica has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
*Could THIS be the infamous D. B. Cooper???
*Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners has been suspended for 80 games!
*Do the New York Yankees need a better travel agent???
*Laurel versus Yanny???

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