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News Bulletin: 31/7/2015

News Bulletin: 31/7/2015

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    Jul 31, 2015   Author : admin

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This week, the world is demonstrating more willpower to counter the phenomenon called ‘ISIS’, while Lord Sewel resigns from the House of Lords after a scandalous video showing him snorting cocaine with prostitutes was released. As usual, Russia once again proves that it’s guilty in the MH17 air crash. And the world lost former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam at the age of 83. As for tech news, the long-anticipated Windows 10 operating system is now available to be downloaded. 

UK

World 

  • Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, popularly known as the 'People's President', died aged 83 due to cardiac arrest while he attended an event in Shillong, Meghalaya, a North eastern state in India. 
  • Man dies as over a thousand of migrants attempt to enter the Channel Tunnel in Calais.
  • Turkey attacks ISIS and PKK positions in Syria and Iraq in air strikes. 
  • Russia vetoes UN resolution for international tribunal into the MH17 disaster. 

Finance/Business (UK vocabulary)

Sports

  • Michel Platini will stand as a candidate for FIFA presidency after Sepp Blatter’s scandalous resignation. 
  • Tom Brady criticizes NFL for suspending him from games after he destroyed a key evidence in the investigation, a phone with 10,000 text messages.
  • Meet the first NFL coach woman! Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter.

Entertainment

Tech

This time in History

  • July 29: in 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established. 
  • July 27: in 1974, the House Judiciary Committee began the impeachment of U.S. 37th president, Richard M. Nixon.
  • July 26: in 1775, the U.S. postal system was established. 

Images via bbc.com, EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY, Bullit Marquez/AP, AP

MYC Bulletin Writer Polina Tikhonova

Editor: MYC Editor in Chief Bhawna Kochhar

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