Friday, June 26, 2015

Let's Do The News! (June 26, 2015)

- The top European Union leaders have agreed to relocate tens of thousands of migrants who have arrived in Italy and Greece, part of the ongoing efforts to resolve the ongoing migrant tragedy. Summit chairman Donald Tusk said about 40,000 migrants would be relocated to other European states over the next two years but no mandatory quotas for each nation. The Greek debt crisis was also on the agenda but after talks on Thursday, Greece and its international creditors remain deadlocked.

- French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve ordered a ban on the low-cost car-sharing service UberPOP after a day of nationwide protests by taxi drivers. He said that the service was "illegal" and ordered police and prosecutors to enforce its closure.

- The US Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling allowing subsidies under Obamacare to continue as it handed down the ruling that affirms the healthcare law introduced by US President Barack Obama that allows health insurance affordable for low-income people through government subsidies.

- Davao city mayor Rodrigo Duterte confirms that he's not running for president in next year's elections.

- Her Majesty Queen Maxima of Holland is scheduled to arrive at the Philippines on Monday, June 29 to July 1 in her capacity as the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.

- The monster crossover with the GT-R engine is back as the Nissan Juke-R 2.0 Concept is set to debut at this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed.

2015 Nissan Juke-R 2.0 Concept

- The first trailer of the upcoming documentary film titled He Named Me Malala, the story of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban, is now here. Check it out and why you should be inspired by this upcoming documentary.

- A 1969 Dodge Charger replicated as the iconic General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard series owned by actor John Schneider, who played Bo Duke from the series, is now up for auction.


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