These are stories that we all saw coming or shouldn't really be shocked or surprised by:
--President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran wants to achieve industrial-scale uranium enrichment, setting his country on a collision course with the United States which fears Tehran wants to make an atomic bomb.
--Rap star Eminem has filed for divorce from his wife Kim less than three months after the couple remarried.
--Johnson, a sophomore majoring in theater arts, was expelled from the university (Baptist College) Thursday because he declared online that he is gay. In a statement released last week, the university's president, Jim Taylor said students are held to a "higher standard" and that "students know the rules before they come to this institution."
--President George W. Bush's popularity has hit a new record low since he took office in 2001, a poll found.
--Republican U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay of Texas, the House of Representatives' fallen majority leader, is calling it quits in face of mounting legal problems and a tough re-election campaign that may have been unwinnable.
--A suicide attacker detonated a bomb at a prayer service in southern Pakistan Tuesday, police said, killing at least 41 people including the top leadership of an influential Sunni Muslim religious group.
--A car bomb killed six people Saturday near a Shiite shrine south of Baghdad, and the death toll from the deadliest attack of the year rose to nearly 90. A senior official warned Iraq was in an "undeclared civil war" that can be curbed only by a strong government and greater powers for security services.
--Former "Ally McBeal" star Calista Flockhart has admitted she suffered from anorexia while filming the hit law firm TV comedy.
Yes, I'd say the world is going just at the right awful bloody pace as usual wouldn't you?