MAY 31 IS WORLD “NO TOBACCO” DAY.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK...
*Representatives of Japan, South Korea, and the United States are discussing North Korea's growing nuclear arsenal.
*Malaysia is investigating the discovery of a mass grave site near the Thailand border.
*Andrzej Duda will be the new President of Poland.
*Muhammadu Buhari is now the active President of Nigeria.
*The United States of America no longer officially considers Cuba a potential terrorist sponsor.
*The 2015 French Open of professional tennis has begun.
*England will soon hold a vote to see if it should remain a member of the European Union.
*Nico Rosberg has won the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix.
*The FIFA Organization is investigating the possibility of corruption within European football. Meanwhile, Sepp Blatter has won a fifth term as the FIFA President.
BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE UKRAINE...
*France and Germany have reminded Russian President Vladimir Putin to honor the terms of the recent Minsk Ceasefire agreement.
*Meanwhile, Russia has blacklisted dozens of European Union officials from entering the country.
TERRIVLE TERRORIST ACTIVITIES...
*ISIS/ISIL forces have increased the number of suicide bombings over the past week, targeting Iraqi soldiers.
*Singapore is concerned about the growing possibility of potential ISIS/ISIL activity in their country.
*Beau Biden, American Vice President Joe Biden's son, has lost his battle with brain cancer.
*Actor Bob Hornery (Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, The Importance of Being Ernest) has taken his last bow on life's stage.
*Author Tanith Lee (The Secret Books of Venus, Blake's 7) has left us.
*Actor Reynaldo Rey (227, White Men Can't Jump)
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
*America no longer officially considers Cuba a potential terrorist sponsor.
*In an ever increasing slate of possibilities, Rick Santorum and former New York Governor George Pataki have announced their has announced his intent to win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination.
*Meanwhile, former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is hoping to become the 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee instead of Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton.
*Despite the wishes of Republican Governor Pete Ricketts, who already vetoed the measure once, the Nebraska state legislature has voted to abolish the death penalty.
*Juan Pablo Montoya has won the 2015 Indianapolis 500.
*The 2015 NBA professional basketball finals has come down to the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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