Today’s quote: “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success” -John D. Rockefeller
President: The President and Vice President met with FBI director and other counterterrorism officials in the latest briefing of Sunday’s shooting in Orlando, FL. Obama has said there is no clear evidence that the shooter was connected to a terrorist network, “It appears the shooter was inspired by various information that was disseminated over the internet”.
Election 2016: In correspondence to the mass shooting in Orlando, Clinton referred to Islam as “radical Islamism”. Clinton is slowly slipping away from her ways of political correctness in her speeches. On the other hand, Donald Trump stated that the U.S government should take a “hard hand” to restore the countries fear and safety.
House of Reps: Rep Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) encouraged her followers over the weekend to sign a petition to end the use of Democratic Party’s superdelegates. “Whether you are a Bernie Sanders supporter or a Hillary Clinton supporter, we should all agree that unelected party officials and lobbyists should not have a say in who the presidential nominee of our party is” Gabbard posted on her Facebook.
U.S.: Sunday morning a 29-year-old man entered a gay club in Orlando, FL killing 49 people and injuring another 53 before taking his life. This the worst mass shooting in U.S. history with 50 deaths. The man identified as Omar Mateen made a phone call to 911 making a pledge to ISIS, yet federal officials can’t find direct ties between them. Across the country in Santa Monica, CA a man was arrested with an arsenal of weapons including explosives as he planned on attacking L.A. Gay Pride Parade.
World: John Kerry was targeted by Taliban. On Saturday, the Taliban group took responsibility for the rocket strikes in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul. They also admitted that it was aimed for U.S secretary of state, John Kerry.
Science/Tech/Health: Microsoft has reached a deal to buy out social networking site Linkedin for $26.2 billion in cash. “Together we can accelerate the growth of LinkedIn, as well as Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics as we seek to empower every person and organization on the planet,” said Microsoft CEO Nadella.
Entertainment: The 70th Annual Tony Award was held last night in, New York. Last night was also the biggest night for the musical “Hamilton” with 16 nominations.
Sports: Game 5 of the NBA Finals is tonight at 9:00 E.T. between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The series is currently led by Golden State, up 3-1. Warriors’ player Draymond Green will be ineligible tonight due to his suspension concerning his actions in Game 4 of the series.