Today’s quote: ” Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do” -Bruce Lee
President: After a meeting with Nations Security Council President Obama held a press conference, where he strikes back at those who think he should use the term “radical Islamist” to condemn terrorist. During Obama’s speech, he said, “What exactly would using this label accomplish? What exactly would it change? Would it make ISIL less committed to kill Americans? Would it bring in more allies? Is there a military strategy that is served by this?… The answer is none of the above.”
Election 2016: Democratic National Committee’s computer network was hacked by Russian government hackers for approximately one year. The only information accessed was of Democratic candidates, and stole files on Donald Trump; no personal information or donor information was compromised. DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman said, “When we discovered the intrusion, we treated this like the serious incident it is and reached out to CrowdStrike immediately. Our team moved as quickly as possible to kick out the intruders and secure our network.”
House of Reps: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis) has said that banning Muslims from entering the United States is “not in the country’s interest”. GOP nominee Donald Trump has called for a temporary ban on Muslims from entering the U.S. until federal authorities can identify who they are first.
U.S. Senate: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has said the Senate will take on Puerto Rico debt relief bill later this month, the bill has already been approved by House of Reps.
U.S.: The supreme court will decide whether they will hear a challenge to ban the assault rifle in Connecticut, a bill that passed after the Newtown elementary shooting in 2012. The ban outlawed more than 100 types of firearms and magazines that could hold more than ten bullets.
Science/Tech/Health: Today NASA will light up in fire a garbage truck in space to see and understand what happens when a big fire breaks out in space. NASA believes it is important to comprehend the risk big fires in space as space exploration continues.
Entertainment: Rapper Lil Wayne is in stable condition after suffering from two seizures aboard his private airplane as is was forced to land in Omaha, Nebraska.