Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Let's Do The News! (August 9, 2017)

- The Supreme Court allowed the release of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net worth, and other records which is considered vital against her pending impeachment complaint.

- A graphic photo of Omar Maute in the encounter site has gone viral in social media. According to the photo, the dead body covered in blood, identified as Omar's was being hugged by an unknown male. The Joint Task Force Marawi recovered the said photo from a cellphone unit recovered from an encounter site in the city.

- Meanwhile, reports surfaced that the Maute terrorist group continues to recruit new members to boost their rapidly depleting numbers.

- Over 200 New People's Army rebels were spotted in Misamis Oriental. Due to the unexpected build-up, more than 500 residents were forced to flee their homes in Barangay Nangcaon in the fear of being caught between major military offensives and the rebel group.

- Nine people have been killed and 164 injured in an earthquake that rattled a remote and mountainous part of southwest China’s Sichuan province, according to reports. The quake struck 200 km (120 miles) west-northwest of the city of Guangyuan on Tuesday evening at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), according to the USGS.

- Isaac Makwala from Botswana was barred to entered the London Stadium after earlier being withdrawn from the night’s 400 metres final at the World Championships after falling victim to an outbreak of sickness that has hit scores of competitors.

- At long last, American Idol, the hit reality singing competition, has returned in its new home on ABC this 2018 as open call auditions start next week.

- Mazda is developing a brand new engine that combines the qualities of a petrol and diesel engine. Due for 2019, the new SKYACTIV-X engine is a SKYACTIV-G petrol engine that uses components from the SKYACTIV-D diesel engine, making it possible to ignite the petrol in a petrol-engined car using compression alone.

- Here's what to expect in the trailer of the upcoming second series of the TV series Victoria, starring former Doctor Who actress Jenna Coleman.


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