Weekly News Roundup (1/15 – 1/21)


-A teenager that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi helped to get an early release from prison, is being accused of abusing his power and having sex with the teenager, according to the girl’s former roommate.
-Continued month-long flooding in southern Australia and other parts of the country will cause a significant “whack” to the nation’s economy, Victoria State Premier Ted Baillieu said on Wednesday.
-An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter Scale struck Wednesday morning in a remote area of Southwestern Pakistan, but initial reports revealed no major damage.


-A Federal grand jury indicts Jared Lee Loughner on charges of attempted murder.
-Federal agents fanned out across New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island on Thursday morning to arrest 127 people from 5 prominent mob families.


-Ricky Gervais hosted his last Golden Globes filled with controversial jokes; check out the list of winners here!
-Hillary Duff denies pregnancy rumors.
-Alleged Selena Gomez topless photographs round the web.
-Christiano Ronaldo talks about changing diapers and the future of his son.


-Smoking damages DNA within minutes.
-Studies show organic milk is healthier than non-organic milk.

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