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Bulletin: News This Week, 3rd July 2015

Bulletin: News This Week, 3rd July 2015

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    Jul 03, 2015   Author : admin

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UK

World 

  • Greece missed the deadline for IMF payment. Greece is at risk of leaving the euro.
  • Greece PM Alexis Tsipras to Greek people: vote "No" at the July 5 referendum to strengthen my course.
  • The captain of the plane that crashed and killed 43 people “pulled back the wrong side throttle.”

Finance/Business (UK vocabulary)

Sports

  • Women's World Cup 2015: Japan eliminates England and goes to finals against U.S.
  • U.S. requests extradition of seven FIFA officials.
  • Maria Sharapova advances into the third round at Wimbledon amid record heat in London.

Entertainment

Tech

  • Apple Music has been launched. How do you get it on your device?
  • LG G4 S leaked on the Internet. The smartphone will come with a 5.2-inch 1080p display.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to make a phablet revolution? 

This time in History

  • July 2: in 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the historic document - Civil Rights Act.
  • July 1: in 1997, Hong Kong returned back to Chinese rule. The ceremony is attended by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles of Wales, Chinese President Jiang Zemin, and U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.
  • June 27: in 1950, U.S. President Harry S. Truman ordered U.S. air and naval forces to South Korea to fight back the invasion by communist North Korea.

 

Images via Andreas Gebert/dpa/Corbis, Getty Images | Written by MYC Bulletin Writer Polina Tikhonova

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