Today’s quote: “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary”- Jim Rohn
President: President Obama arrived in Tokyo, Japan to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. During a press conference, they talked about the murder of an Okinawa woman suspected to be murdered by a U.S. military contractor. Prime Minister told reporters, “This is an unforgivable crime, and I have expressed our anger. It has shocked not just the Okinawa people but also all the people of Japan,”. There are approximately 50,000 U.S. military personnel on the island; the murder incident has caused an outrage among the Japanese people protesting the U.S. military presence outside a U.S. Air Force base.
Election 2016: The Democratic National Committee’s chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is being put in the spotlight. After Wasserman Schultz publicly criticized Sen. Sanders on CNN last week for allowing unacceptable chaos coming from his supporters at the Nevada State Democratic Convention. Sanders responded by stating that, Wasserman Schultz has been a Clinton supporter since the beginning of her campaign. Due to this accusation, there is a fear of bias coming from the chairwoman. However, Wasserman Schultz remains as head of the Democratic National Committee. Donal Trump won last night’s Republican primay in Washington State picking up 40 delegates, putting him at 1,209 delegates.
U.S.: State Department Inspector General released a report on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over personal use of email server. According to State Department Clinton failed to follow the rules in regards to the use of her email server to store federal information. “At a minimum, Secretary Clinton should have surrendered all emails dealing with Department business before leaving government service and, because she did not do so, she did not comply with the Department’s policies that were implemented in accordance with the Federal Records Act” stated the report.
World: At the top of the morning of Monday, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was excited to announce that it had successfully launched the country’s first “Re-usable Launch Vehicle.” This success is a big accomplishment for the country. India could only look forward to what space has in store for them.
Science/Tech/Health: Microsoft CEO Sayta Nadella has announced the company will cut about 1,850 jobs over the next year in its cell phone sector centered in Finland. Over the last two years, 25,000 jobs in the Nokia cell phone division were lost. Microsoft in the past years has scaled back from its Nokia and Microsoft smartphones.
Entertainment: During the course of the road of this year’s election, big shot celebrities have gravitated towards the Clinton campaign. Celebrities like Beyonce, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jessica Alba have publicly shown their support for Democratic hopeful, Hillary Clinton.