MANILA, Philippines – The dollar weakens as the US Government battle over budget and a deadlock occurred with a shutdown looming as the Congress approved a bill put in motion by the Republicans for US President Obama’s healthcare law postponement.
PRISM is increasingly becoming popular as some concerned parties are perturbed about news that the US government issued blanket requests for online sites’ information about users from their data servers.
Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” holds the No. 1 spot on Billboard 200 albums chart for the 3rd week.
The latest Denver, Colorado shooting at the showing of the “Dark Knight Rises” allegedly committed by James Holmes has horrified people from all over the world. The American Idol finalists, Phillip Phillips, Erika Van Pelt, and Host Ryan Seacrest reacted also at Twitter to the violence done, in what is supposed to be, a peaceful night of watching a movie.
“Call Me Maybe” of Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen inspired Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, and Miley Cyrus to perform the song on video. The Harvard baseball team, Miss USA contestants, and the Miami cheerleaders lip synced the song and the videos went viral at YouTube.
A US government shutdown is looming as the stalemate between Democrats and Republicans over budget cuts continues. Federal workers are disheartened because they will bear the major brunt of the event. Meanwhile the global community “watches” as US politicians “haggle” about national financial issues. This was reported by International news sites, March 7 & 8, 2011.