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News Bulletin: 7/5/2015

News Bulletin: 7/5/2015

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    May 06, 2015   Author : admin

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UK

  • On Thursday, the UK voted in the General Election. Labour and Tories prepare for post-poll battle for power.
  • The UK General Election: The results. What do we know so far?
  • Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to baby girl. The girl will be officially known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

World

  • The US has decided to start training a small group of Syrian rebels to defeat ISIS.
  • A US drone strike killed a senior commander in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasr Ibn Ali al-Ansi.
  • A high-ranking North Korean official threatened nuclear attack on the US if the country “forces it to do so”.

Finance/Business (UK vocabulary)

Sports

Entertainment

  • Sofia Vergara and her ex-fiancé have recently went head-to-head during a TV talk show battle on the matter of the frozen embryos.
  • "Avengers: Age of Ultron" made $191.3 million this weekend, which is the second biggest in box office history.
  • “The Walking Dead” actor arrested for speeding.

Tech

This time in History

  • May 8: in 1945, both Great Britain and the United States celebrated Victory in Europe Day.
  • May 7: in 1945, Germany surrendered all its forces, East and West, unconditionally to the Allies at Reims. 
  • May 6: in 1994, England’s Queen Elizabeth II and French President Francois Mitterand opened a rail tunnel under the English Channel.

 

Images via Getty Images| MYC Bulletin Writer Polina Tikhonova

 

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