Monday, June 1, 2015

Let's Do The News! (June 1, 2015)

- The first day of the School Year 2015-2016 in the Philippines has begun with a sunny to partly cloudy weather with possible afternoon or evening rains according to PAGASA.

- According to top sources, the Angat Dam is feared of sustaining heavy damage if a powerful earthquake struck the capital due to is proximity with the West Valley Fault.

- Some evacuees from the Kuchinoerabu Island, where the Mount Shindake volcano erupted last Friday, are making daring visits to their homes for two hours as authorities watch carefully for another possible eruption.

- Moments after the Senate failed to reach a deal, the US anti-terror provisions that allow security services to bulk collect phone data have expired. The key provisions of the Patriot Act have expired at midnight local time but a vote on the Freedom Act, which imposes greater controls on phone data collection, will not take place until the mid-week of June.

- Former Central Intelligence Agency David Petraeus said that only military and political approach can help stop conflicts caused by the Islamic State militants in Iraq.

- British reports told that Sepp Blatter, the recently re-elected president of the world's soccer governing body, FIFA, will be questioned by Swiss prosecutors as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into the voting to award future World Cup matches. Russia won the hosting bid for the 2018 World Cup while Qatar won the hosting bid for the 2022 World Cup.

- SRT teases a Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo concept that is coming soon to the PS3-exclusive Gran Turismo 6 video game.

- Angelia Gabrena Ong is named Miss Philippines Earth 2015.

- Celebs Nyoy Volante, Jay-R, Melai Cantiveros, and Edgar Allan Guzman are named as Final Four of ABS-CBN's TV program, Your Face Sounds Familiar.

- Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors was diagnosed with concussion and suffering major pains after getting kneed in the head by Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza. Doctors told he will not return to practice until he recovers and it's bad news for the Warriors as they prepare for the NBA Finals.


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