JUNE 12th MARKS THE 35th ANNIVERSARY OF RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK...
*The World Health Organization advises women in areas with known cases of the Zika virus to delay becoming pregnant.
*June 11th marks the Queen's official birthday celebration in the United Kingdom.
*The International Tennis Federation suspended Maria Sharapova for two years after failing a drug test for meldonium before the Australian Open began.
*You soon may be able to add nihonium, moscovium, tennessine, and oganesson tp the periodic table of elements.
*Amazon.com is allegedly preparing to enter the streaming music service.
*ABBA recently reunited, briefly, to celebrate their 50th anniversary.
TERRIBLE TERRORISTS ACTIVITIES...
*Bombs are still the terrorists' weapon of choice this past week.
*The Taliban is also still executing prisoners. The latest known victims were 12 members Afghanistan security force members captured Ghazni Province ambushes between June 3 and 5.
*Meanwhile, it is suspected that ISIS/ISIL forces canNOT pay their fighters!
*Legendary professional hockey player Gordie Howe is no longer with us.
*Professional Mixed Martial Artist and actor Kimbo Slice (Kevin Ferguson) has passed away.
*Actress Theresa Saldana (Raging Bull, The Commish, I Wanna Hold Your Hand) has taken her last bow on life's stage.
*Chess Grandmaster Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi is no longer with us.
*Playwright/screenwriter Sir Peter Shaffer (Amadeus, Equus) has passed away.
*Christina Grimmie, a former The Voice contestant now with Before You Exit, was killed by an as yet unidentified assailant before killing himself attempting to flee authorities.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
*A RECALL OF NATURE MADE VITAMINS IS NOW UNDERWAY!
*After a White House meeting between the two Democratic candidates, President Barack Obama officially endorsed Clinton over Bernie Sanders.
*Meanwhile, Elizabeth Warren has officially endorsed Clinton too, leaving Trump to unfavorably compare Warren to Pocahontas.
*The surviving members of the rock group Queen have formally told the Republican candidate he does NOT have permission to use their music in his campaign.
*Would you believe Donald Trump's lawyer actually supports the Democrats?
*Is the Republican Party's new "Poverty Agenda" just more of the same old bull? And why have they still refuse to even hold a consideration hearing on President Obama's potential Supreme Court nominee???
*Did David Perdue, a Republican Senator from Georgia, actually pray in public for President Obama's death???
*Alabama State Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R) has automatically lost his position after being found guilty of ethics violations by a jury.
*The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that there is no Second Amendment protection for concealed weapons, upholding a California law that does not consider "general self-defense" sufficient for a weapon's license.
*Medical marijuana is now legal in Ohio.
*President Obama was simply a proud father at his oldest daughter's Malia's high school graduation.
*Although Hurricane season in the United States is officially June 1 to November 30 this year, the Atlantic saw it's THIRD bout of activity with Tropical Storm Colin BEFORE the clock started.
*After losing its Invasion of Privacy Lawsuit filed by former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan and filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, Gawker Media has agreed to be bought out by Ziff Davis.
*The rock group Black Sabbath has announced their final(?) United States tour dates.
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