Monday, June 22, 2015

Let's Do The News! (June 22, 2015)

- The top European leaders have been gathered for an emergency summit in Brussels, Belgium, regarding the ongoing Greek debt crisis. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras set out new proposals to try to prevent a default on a 1.6 billion Euro loan from the International Monetary Fund.

- A Euro-wide police team is being formed to hunt down social media accounts linked to the Islamic State. About 46,000 accounts on Twitter are linked to the armed terrorist group, many of which help to recruit new IS members.

- The death toll from the MERS in South Korea has now been risen to 27 with two more deaths recorded by SoKor's health officials. So far, about 172 cases were reported.

- South Korea's Foreign Ministry says its top diplomat want Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to clearly uphold the historical perceptions of his predecessors in a statement he will issue this year.

- The petition filed at the Supreme Court against the Bangsamoro Basic Law may lead to a more revised version of the said bill which is a joint agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

- Former child actor Jake Lloyd, known for playing young Anakin Skywalker from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, has been arrested after escaping the cops in his car, leading to a mile-long chase.

- Porsche built its 918th and the final 918 Spyder hybrid hypercar off the production line...and it's red.

- Check out the latest trailer for the upcoming Kung Fu Panda 3 trailer where Po, voiced by rockstar comedian Jack Black, meets his dad.

- Also, check out the latest trailer from Disney Pixar's new movie, The Good Dinosaur.

- Little did you know: by 2020, the US Department of Treasury will release a new ten-dollar bill, featuring a female on the bill but could it be some historical American females? Time will tell.


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