Thursday, May 24, 2018

Let's Do The News! (May 24, 2018)

- Australian missionary, Patricia Fox, appeals for expulsion order despite the Bureau of Immigration denied her motion. “While the Order stated that it is final and executory, Sister Pat is not precluded from filing an appeal to the Secretary of the Department of Justice,” the camp of Fox said in a statement.

- The National Citizens' Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) expressed confidence in the capability of Sheriff Abas in heading COMELEC. The poll watchdog group cited Abas’ collaborative style of leadership which they witnessed as a reason for this.

- The Trump administration considers slapping tariffs on auto imports over national security reasons. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced he initiated a so-called Section 232 investigation on auto trade — which would provide the legal basis to impose tariffs, if his department finds imports threaten US national security — after speaking with Donald Trump on the matter.

- Milwaukee police chief apologized for the tasing and arrest of a professional basketball player over a parking violation. Chief Alfonso Morales said disciplinary action had been taken against the officers involved in the January arrest of Sterling Brown, a member of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.

- A post-Brexit plan to replace Britain's customs union with the EU will not happen until late 2020, according to tax chief John Thompson. The “maximum facilitation” proposal favoured by Brexit supporters, which would use trusted-trader arrangements and technology to avoid border checks, could take three years to fully implement, HMRC chief Jon Thompson told the Brexit Select Committee, its chairman said.

- In preparation for next month's FIFA World Cup, Russia's Central Bank released a football-themed 100 ruble bills.

- Jeff Gordon, Jack Roush, Roger Penske, Davey Allison, and Alan Kulwicki are listed as nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame 2019 while the late Jim Hunter is honored with a Landmark Award for outstanding contributions to NASCAR.

- Ferrari made another one-off from their Special Projects portfolio, this time a 488-based SP38 made for a very special client. The 488-based machine draws inspiration from the legendary F40.

Ferrari SP38

- Stranger Things' Mille Bobby Brown and Noah Schnapps hint at what to expect on the next season of the hit Netflix series.

- A certain student copied Spider-Man's upside down scene just to get his girlfriend to dance with him for the prom.

- McLaren reimagined the legendary pole position lap time set by Ayrton Senna during the 1988 Monaco GP with a little help from game developer Codemasters and voiceover by Murray Walker.


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