TODAY IS MOLDOVA'S INDEPENDENCE DAY.
ANY TELEVISION PROGRAM THAT DEBUTED IN 1966 WILL BE CELEBRATING
ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY IN SEPTEMBER.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK...
*A SERIES OF EARTHQUAKES HAS OCCURRED IN ITALY, WITH A CONFIRMED DEATH TOLL OF OVER 270.
*South Korea and the United States have started their annual joint military exercises in that region, despite North Korea's warning of nuclear attack against them if the exercises commenced.
*The impeachment trial of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has officially begun.
*Hong Kong has contacted the World Health Organization for assistance after confirming their first official case of the Zika Virus.
*Microsoft has admitted that a recent Windows 10 update has caused a lot of webcams to stop operating and is working to correct the problem.
*Scientists have confirmed that Proxima Centauri B, the closest star to Earth's sun, has at least 1 potentially habitable planet orbiting it.
*Is the recently discovered galaxy dubbed Dragonfly 44 actually composed of dark matter???
*Because of a recent expansion, the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii is now the largest national park on Earth.
TERRIBLE TERRORIST ACTIVITIES...
*A suicide bomber killed over 50 innocent people and wounding a 100+ more at a wedding in Southern Turkey.
*Terrorists attacked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul without warning or provocation, killing at least 13 and injuring over 30 innocents.
*Iraqi forces have reclaimed the city of Qayyarah from ISIL.
*Actress Jacqueline Pagnol (Topaze, Carnaval) has taken her last bow on life's stage.
*Preeminent jazz harmonica player Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron "Toots" Thielemans is no longer with us.
*Actor Marvin Kaplan (Alice, Top Cat; It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World) has taken his last bow on life's stage.
*Former Singapore President S. R. Nathan has passed away.
*Actor Michael Leader (East Enders, Star Wars) has taken his last bow on life's stage.
*Sir Anthony Jay, co-author of Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister, is no longer with us.
*Actor Steven Hill (the original Mission: Impossible, Law and Order) has taken his last bow on life's stage.
*3 Doors Down guitarist Matt Roberts has passed away.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
*Did Donald Trump's personal physician REALLY write the Republican Presidential hopeful's health statement in less than 5 minutes???
*The mudslinging and cheating of the 2016 Presidential Campaign season has apparently begun.
*How important are Celebrity Endorsements during a Presidential Campaign???
*President Barack Obama has expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii, officially making it the largest national park on Earth.
*For better or worse, the argument continues over who can use what bathroom.
*The United States and South Korea have started their annual joint military exercises in that region, despite North Korea's warning of nuclear attack against them if the exercises commenced.
*Since when does a Bingo Hall also serve as an armory???
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