Weekly News Roundup (4/16-4/23)


Mexican authorities uncovered a mass grave in the north-central state of Durango filled with bodies that were decomposed and unidentifiable.

Haiti’s new leader, Michel Martelly, was named the winner of the presidential vote and is making rounds in Washington promising to set up an e-governance system to stop corruption.

Indonesian authorities have arrested 19 for an attempted Easter bombing after finding 150 kilograms (330 pounds) of explosives near a church.



17 states have sent a letter to Pabst Brewing Co. (the maker of “Blast”) to ask for a halt in production of the beverage that has been dubbed ‘binge-in-a-can‘; the beverage contains 12% alcohol.

Police resume searching in an area where a human skull was discovered to look for more evidence of a potential serial killer in Long Island, NY.

The New York Times has added 100,000 digital only subscribers since the one month they started offering the $15 access online.


Kirstie Alley reveals that she’s almost a size 6 thanks to Dancing With The Stars.

30 Rock’s Jane Krakowski and her fiance welcome a baby boy.

Lady Gaga apologizes for using the word “retarded” in response to allegations that her music is similar to Madonna’s.

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