Muamar Kaddafi continues to hang in there in Libya, although there are reports that he has packed his bags full of gold bullion and is prepared to flee to Zimbabwe. President Obama and Hillary Clinton have demanded that he step down, since he no longer has any legitimacy. The EU is trying to track all Col. Ghedaffi’s money in its banking system so that it can freeze his assets.
In other news, in the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake in New Zealand, up to one-third of the buildings in central Christchurch may have to be demolished. The death toll currently stands at 144, but it is expected to rise as more bodies are pulled from the remaining rubble.
Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, California, a freak winter storm has brought torrential rains, hail, and even heavy snow in some areas — more evidence of Anthropogenic Climate Change.
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