Thursday, December 10, 2015

Let's Do The News! (December 10, 2015)

- US President Barack Obama indirectly criticizes Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for proposing a ban on Muslims entering the United States. Ever since the San Bernardino shootout last week, Americans are becoming weary about terrorism. A recent poll found out that 65% of likely Republican votes support Trump's proposal for banning Muslims. The Obama administration warned that repeated remarks against Muslims could deepen the divide in US society.

- Meanwhile, over 300,000 people in Great Britain have signed a petition to ban US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from visiting the country ever since his anti-Muslim remarks that grew more criticisms.

- Meanwhile, back to the San Bernardino shootings, an FBI official said that the couple behind the shootout last week was influenced by extremism years ago. It is revealed that Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik were radicalized before they started dating each other online. Before they were engaged, the suspect couple were talking about jihad and martyrdom as early as the end of 2013.

- French authorities have identified the third suspect who died in the Parisian attacks last month. Based on the DNA test, the third attacker identified as Foued Mohamed-Aggad from the eastern city of Strasbourg. Aggad went to Syria with his brother and a group of friend in 2013. Most members of the group were arrested last year after returning to France.

- The Malacanang Palace is positive that most of the solons will approve the dormant Bangsamoro Basic Law before their December 16 Christmas break.

- The US Government turned over to the Philippines the first of over a hundred armored personnel carriers to boost the nation's poorly-armed forces. According to the US Embassy, the APC are being given at no charged following a request by the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The first 77 vehicles arrived Wednesday in Subic Bay while the remaining will arrive later this month.

- The Forest Pokemon Sceptile joins the roster in the latest update for Pokken Tournament. With its combination of speed and offense, Sceptile can launch an array of devastating attacks both physical and long-range. When its Mega Evolution's engaged, this is one heck of a Pokemon you'd really shouldn't mess with.

- Lovelivers, rejoice! Two new Love Live figures have been unveiled by Good Smile Company! First off, completing the range of μ's in their training outfit, here's a Nendoroid of Nico Yazawa in her training outfit. Order books are now open for her with her pricing starts at 3,241 Yen plus tax. She will arrive this June. Also, there's a figma of Maki Nishikino now open for pre-orders. She's priced at 5,370 Yen plus tax and arriving this June.

figma Maki Nishikino
Nendoroid Nico Yazawa
(Training outfit)

- A more lightweight Lotus Exige Sport 350 was unveiled with 112lbs of weight lost, resulting to a 0-60mph time of 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 170mph.

2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350

- In case you missed the recent Eat Bulaga kalyeserye, today marks the 21st weeksary of AlDub and what's the gift for AlDub? Of course, couple jackets! One for Alden and one for Yaya Dub! Sounds wonderful but doubts still ensue for Lola Nidora regarding yesterday's fiasco about getting evicted from her mansion this week. Lola Nidora has something to say tomorrow at her mansion but what important announcement we will expect? Tune in next time and find out!


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