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By Rhejean King-Johnson |Staff Writer|

 (May 29, 2016)

UFO in Ohio
A military base in Dayton, Ohio captured an image which appeared to be a UFO.
Whether or not it was a UFO, the internet was flooded with the controversy, according to Fox & Friends.
The 13-minute YouTube video supposedly shows an object hovering near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base but it’s still undetermined whether it’s a UFO.

 (May 30, 2016)

Mary Jane for Vets
The House of Representatives accepted a proposal to allow Veteran Affairs to use marijuana on their patients.
In the past, this measure wasn’t successful but this time it passed with 233-189 votes, according to
Currently, 24 states have passed laws to permit the use of marijuana to treat anxiety, traumatic brain injuries, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

 (May 31, 2016)

HIV for everybody in India
Across India, 2,234 persons have been infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) during blood transfusions.
Nearly 86 percent of those infected patients are between the ages of 15-49, according to
The law requires all blood donors to be screened for HIV, HBV, Hepatitis C, malaria and syphilis; however, there is a window period in which an infection cannot be detected by any test.

 (June 1, 2016)

UCLA shooting
UCLA was on lockdown after two men were found dead inside an engineering building on June 1.
Hundreds of officers from different law enforcement went throughout the campus in search of a shooter and to keep students protected.
Students were told to remain sheltered in a safe place and those who moved around must walk with their hands up.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said the shooting appeared to be a murder-suicide and a note was found but it is not certain if it was a suicide note, according to ABC News.

 (June 1, 2016)

Starwars at home
Disney and Lucasfilm launched its new Star Wars collectibles.
These replicas are a 3-D printing of each character, virtually identical to what is featured in the movies, according to Business Wire.
Each package comes with a custom made pedestal and includes a branded wooden box which was inspired by real crates used to ship film props. is the exclusive website you can purchase this product.

 (June 2, 2016)

Google is listening
Google products may have stored recorded conversations about their products, according to
The company silently records the voices around the products, saving “search” voice recordings, which lets Google improve their voice recognition.
You can listen through all your voice recording by visiting your Google’s “Voice and Audio Activity” history, but it can be deleted.
To stop Google from recording your voice turn off virtual assistant and do not use voice search.

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