Weekly News Roundup – Friday Feb. 21st ’14

On Fridays, I post some of the more interesting articles I’ve come across throughout the week to highlight what’s happening in the world, the US, the church, in the world of religion, sports, and in culture in general.


World:  Ukraine opposition signs deal to end crisis  KIEV, Ukraine — A tentative deal that promises early elections has been reached to resolve Ukraine’s political crisis following all-night talks with leaders from the opposition and representatives from the European Union and Russia, the Ukrainian president’s office said Friday.  Read more…  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/02/21/ukraine-president-opposition-protesters-sanctions-eu/5671131/

USA:    Critics want FCC media study thrown on ‘trash heap,’ skeptical of changes

Critics of a proposed Federal Communications Commission study that would send researchers into newsrooms across America say the new chairman’s vow to tweak the plan doesn’t go far enough — with one leading media group calling on the agency to scrap the study entirely. Read more….http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/02/20/critics-want-fcc-media-study-thrown-on-trash-heap-skeptical-changes/?intcmp=latestnews


It is hard to believe it, but tonight, Feb. 21st has arrived and is the Concert of Prayer for Egypt. Fr. Drew Schmotzer, the Chaplain to the Archbishop of…http://frtempleton.com

Sports:  USA leads medal count!  http://www.nbcolympics.com/medals

Song of the Week:  Our Great God by Fernando Ortega, featuring Mac Powell of 3rd Day!

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