Tuesday, May 31, 2016

BBC News point o view - Is Vladimir Putin really trying to break up the EU?

INC news, 31/05/2016 - source: ©BBC News

WEATHER - Obama Urges Preparedness for Hurricane Season

President Barack Obama is urging the public to be prepared for the coming hurricane season as he visited the FEMA's headquarters in Washington, D.C

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©AP

CALIFORNIA - Taiwanese Fugitive Dies in Car Crash

A former tycoon wanted on allegations of embezzlement and fraud in Taiwan has died in a car accident in California, the island's foreign ministry confirmed on Tuesday. He had been hiding for years in the United States.

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©AP

BRAZIL - Fabiano Silveira quits over corruption probe

Brazil’s Transparency Minister Fabiano Silveira has resigned after leaked recordings suggested he tried to undermine a multi-billion dollar corruption probe. He’s the second minister to step down from the cabinet of interim president Michel Temer, which is barely two and a half weeks old.

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©AlJazeera

PEOPLE - Sierra Leone suffers from severe water shortages

Sierra Leone struggles every year during the dry season, but according to officials, this is the worst ever. 
Tap water in many homes has stopped running and community pumps have also dried up. 

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©AlJazeera

SMOKING - Indonesia’s cigarette market expands

Indonesia’s government has decided to double cigarette production, with plans to exceed 500 billion cigarettes a year by 2020.

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©AlJazeera

BRAZIL - Gang rape victim speaks out

The young girl who was the victim of a gang-rape in Brazil has spoken about her ordeal.
She says she’s shocked by the reaction of some members of the public who blame her for the attack. Police have now released images of some of the 30 men suspected of being involved and raided two slums near Rio de Janeiro where the incident is reported to have taken place.

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©AlJazeera

MEDICINE - The Stream - Pregnancy past 40

On The Stream: A discussion about the risks and rewards of motherhood later in life.

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©AlJazeera

ANIMAL PLANET - Outrage after Cincinnati Zoo kills gorilla to save a child

There's been a social media backlash after a zoo in the U.S. shot dead a gorilla to protect a toddler who'd fallen into its enclosure. The boy spent ten minutes with the 180 kilogram animal before Cincinnati Zoo's dangerous Response Team made the decision to kill the primate.

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©AlJazeera

MEDIA - Stephen Hawking Baffled by Donald Trump's Popularity

World-renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking may understand the many mysteries of the universe, but even he's having a hard time grasping Donald Trump's meteoric rise in popularity.

INC News, 31/05/2016 - source: ©abcNews