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WORLD

– Suicide bomber prematurely detonates bomb in an act of terrorism in Stockholm, Sweden
– Jailed Nobel Peace Laurete to publish Translated Book of Poetry
-WikiLeaks editor, Julian Assange, freed on bail

US NEWS

– Convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff’s son commits suicide in SoHo apartment; Berni Madoff not allowed to attend funeral
– Virginia man arrested in suspected terror plot
– Bikers rob Bellagio of $1.5 million a la Ocean’s 11 in Las Vegas
– Gunman killed after opening fire on Florida School Board
– Yahoo! cuts 4% of work force
-United States Senate passes Obama’s proposed tax cut
-United States federal government joined the countless lawsuits against British Petroleum and other companies for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

SPORTS

– FIFA Chief under fire for saying gays should not have sex at 2012 World Cup in Qatar
– Chris Lee forgoes $150 million deal with New York Yankees for the Philadelphia Phillies
– Favre misses out on Monday night’s game due to shoulder injury, ending his 297 game starting streak
-New York Jets strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi has been suspended indefinitely for tripping Miami Dolphins cornerback

HEALTH

– President Obama signs nutritional bill that regulates nutrition in school provided food
– Stem-cell research can convert cells from testes to insulin and prevent diabetes

ENTERTAINMENT

– A week of breakups and divorces: Elizabeth Hurley announces separation from Arun Nayar after being linked to Australian cricketer; Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds announce amicable split; Dexter co-stars Michael Hall and Carpenter split; Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron break up
– Nicole Richie and Joel Madden wed at Beverly Hills
– Charlie Sheen dodges assault & battery charges and charges for hiring a prostitute and possession of cocaine
Golden Globe Nominations and SAG Nominations announced

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