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October 22 2007 Current Events Newsletter

Tons of news; not a ton of time. So I’ve recapped the biggest news of the week into this handy little newsletter! Have a great week!

Week in Headlines:
- President Bush Stays Execution of Illegal Immigrant, Jose Medilla
Outrage ensued when Bush stayed the execution after the UN’s International Court of Justice found that the convicted rapist and murder was not properly read his Miranda Rights to contact the Mexican Consulate.
- Student Gunman Opens Fire in Cleveland School
14-year-old Asa Coon opens fire in his Cleveland high school after being suspended for fighting. The shooting sent 5 people to the hospital.
- Republican Presidential Debate Heats Up
In another Republican debate Sunday, candidates take jabs at each other, and unite to prod Hillary Clinton.
- Rockies, Red Sox In World Series
AL champs Red Sox overcome 3-game-to-1 deficit, and NL champs Rockies enter for the first time in their 15-year history.
- Ellen DeGeneres Gives Away Adopted Dog, In Violation of Contract
In what is now apparently not the first time, the comedienne adopted a dog from the Mutts & Moms agency but decided to give it away to her hairdresser, against the rules of her adoption contract.

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Birth Control Approved in Maine Middle School
School board approves the distribution of birth control pills to sixth-graders without parental consent.

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