Today’s quote: “The best way to predict the future is to create it” -Peter Drucker
President: Today President Obama becomes the first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima bomb calling for a “world without nuclear weapons”. During a 20 minute speech at site Obama said, “Why do we come to this place, to Hiroshima? We come to ponder the terrible forces unleashed in the not so distant past. We come to mourn the dead… their souls speak to us and ask us to look inward. To take stock of who we are and what we might become.”
Election 2016: Trump agrees to have a debate with Sen. Sanders. Two broadcast television networks have already contacted the Sanders campaign to offer to host the debate. However, last night Trump announced that he’d be willing to debate if at least $10 million or $15 million is raised for charity.
Economy: In a Q&A session at Harvard University, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said interest rates are likely to increase this summer. Over the past year, the Federal Reserve has delayed a 2% or 3% increase in interest rates for the first time since 2008.
World: On a going battle against ISIS, Iraqi security forces and supporting militias have regained control of a major town, karma. ISIS was previously running the city of Karma with it viciously know behaviour. The regain of this town is a great victory for their country’s government.
Science/Tech/Health: According to a study by the National Toxicology Program it found that animals exposed to cell phone radiation had an increase high risk of cancer. The rats were exposed to “whole body” cell phone radiation for a total of nine hours a day for two years. About 2% of exposed rats — 11 out of 540 — developed malignant gliomas, a type of brain tumor. About 3.5% of exposed rats — 19 out of 540 — developed a type of tumor called a schwannoma in the heart”- USA Today.
Entertainment: The “Glee” star, Mark Salling has been accused of possessing child pornography. According to findings in his laptop, he contained an enormous amount of images and videos of child pornography. If Salling is found guilty, he could spend a maximum of 20 years in prison.
New Movie released today: Alice Through the Looking Glass and X-Men: Apocalypse