Today’s quote: “The future belongs to those who prepare today” -Malcolm X
President: Today President Obama is visiting Elkhart, Indiana where he is scheduled to give two speeches at Concord High School and Lerner Theater. Elkhart is a city that was hit hard by the 2008 recession with nearly 20% unemployment, according to Obama Elkhart is a city that represents the nation’s economic recovery and growth.
Election 2016: According to a recent CNN poll, Trump and Clinton are in a tight race. Last month it was reported that both front-runners were separated by only 3% of votes among citizens who were registered to vote. However, in the CNN poll, Trump is now only separated by 2% of votes. In a matter of weeks, Trump went up 1%, which leaves the candidates at 45% to 43%. It Turns out that Trump is not as behind from Clinton than expected.
Economy: GM President Dan Ammann believes the car industry will change more in the next five years than it has in the past 50 years. Ammann is convinced the car will be driving people in the near future rather than people driving cars. Also, companies like Lyft and Uber are great bases to introduce self-driving cars to consumers, “We think that the intersection of rideshare and driverless cars…will represent the next fundamental wave of change.”
U.S.: Tragedy strikes UCLA campus as two male adults are killed in a murder-suicide in the Engineering IV building. Local law enforcement agencies responded to the shooting around 10:00 a.m. local PT. The situation has been contained, and classes have been cancelled for the rest of the day.
World: The world’s longest, the deepest tunnel opens after seventeen long years of its construction. The tunnel is located beneath the Swiss Alps and is believed to be 35 miles long.
Science/Tech/Health: Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced Google is once again open to returning to China, “If we can do it in the right and thoughtful way we are always open to it”. Google was forced to pull out of China after several cyber attacks and moved its search engine to Hong Kong in 2010.
Entertainment: Johnny Deep is being accused of domestic violence by Amber Heard. Although it is still not clear if the accusations are true, Depp is remaining in the spotlight.