Today’s quote: I’m not going to change the world. You’re not going to change the world. But we can help – we can all help.”
President: President Obama welcomes Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to the White House reaffirming the importance of U.S.-Mexico economic and political relationships. Obama during a press conference said, “We’re not just strategic and economic partners, we’re also neighbors, and we’re friends.”
Election 2016: Thursday night Donald Trump formally accepted the Republican nomination for the presidency wrapping up the GOP convention in Cleveland. This upcoming week will be the Democrat National Convention held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hillary Clinton is preparing to announce her Vice President running mate; it is rumoured for her to announce Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia.
U.S. Senate: David Duke, the former Ku Klux Klan leader has announced he is running for U.S. Senate for the state of Louisiana.
World: Today 9 people were shot dead and others injured in a shooting at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany. Three gunmen remain on the run; authorities have shut down all public transportation as police seek those responsible.
Science/Tech/Health: Pokémon Go sets Apple’s App record for most downloads than any other app. As of Tuesday, the app game has been downloaded more than 30 million times across the world since it launches in on July 6 of this year. So far the app has generated $35 million net revenue.
Sports: Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green has passed away at the age of 67 due to cardiac arrest.