Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Let's Do The News! (June 24, 2015)

- According to the WikiLeaks website, the National Security Agency (NSA) spied on former French presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy, and current leader Francois Hollande. It cits top secret intel reports and technical documents from the NSA and a French official said that spying between allies was unacceptable.

- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to hold talks with the nation's creditors as he tries to secure an urgent deal on Athens' debt. Greece must repay 1.6 billion euros to the IMF by the end of June or else, face default and possible exit from the European Union.

- South Korea reported four new cases of MERS, bringing the number of people infected with the disease to 179 with the death toll remaining at 27. Out of the 179 people infected so far, 67 have been discharged from the hospital following full recoveries.

- The Department of Transportation and Communications has assumed Malacanang that the prototype model of the MRT 3 will arrive at mid-August of this year.

- A 19-year-old Filipino-American teen was arrested in Morganton, N.C., after he allegedly help the armed terrorist organization Islamic State for their plan to kill a thousand Americans.

- For the 14th DLC Catalog on the PS3-exclusive THE IDOLM@STER ONE FOR ALL, now available, Cinderella Girls' New Generations trio returned to perform the song お願い!シンデレラ. Also, four new songs are added such as THE IDOLM@STER 2nd-mix, 思い出をありがとう, エージェント夜を往く, and 9:02pm.

- Lexus will be attacking this week's Pikes Peak Hill Climb with their RC F GT Concept.

- Tom Holland is named as the newest actor who will play as everyone's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man following the announcement from director Jon Watts, who's in charge for the upcoming Spider-Man flick in the next two years.

- Aston Martin unveiled a more powerful version of the soon-to-be-retired DB9, called the DB9 GT, which 6.0L V12 engine has been pushed to 540HP of power, while mated with a 6-speed Touchtronic II gearbox.

- A few days ago, crossdresser and fashion designer Veejay Floresca denied entering the Valkyrie resto-bar in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, sparking anger from the LGBT community against the said resto-bar's "anti-crossdressing policy". Right now, TV personality Vice Ganda is making a statement regarding the whole "anti-crossdressing policy" issue.


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