Saturday, June 13, 2015

Let's Do The News! (June 13, 2015)

- Days after hackers accessed personal info from US federal government employees, it appears that they've accessed sensitive data on US intelligence and military personnel, according to American officials. Details of a major hack emerged last week but officials have now given details of a potential cyberattack.

- Shares on European stock markets have fallen despite reports that senior EU officials discussed a possible default in Greece for the first time,

- The US House of Representatives blocked the passage of the so-called fast-track trade bill. If this had passed, it would have given US President Barack Obama greater authority in negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.

- 13 senators signed a resolution declaring the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement between the Philippines and the USA as invalid. Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, responsible for this resolution, said that the validity of EDCA should be ratified by the senate.

- Ford announced their return to Le Mans next year with their new Ford GT racer.

- German tuner Brabus spices up the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class flagship with some added power from their 6.3L V12 engine developing 900HP of power, 1500Nm of torque, and over 350kph of top speed.

- Actress Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano get married and celebrating their eight year anniversary as a couple.


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