British PM Cracks Down on Terrorism, New Apple Announcements, and More
Seven people were killed and more than 20 injured on Saturday after a truck swerved into pedestrians on London Bridge, and one of the suspects attacked people with a knife at a nearby market. It was the country’s third terrorist attack this year.
In a speech on Sunday, the country’s prime minister, Theresa May, promised new efforts to crack down on terrorism. Read the story from The Atlantic.
Apple WWDC Keynote Address
Apple unveiled new iMacs, new iPhone and iPad features, virtual reality technology, and a smart assistant home speaker, called HomePod, at its annual conference for software programmers. Read the story from The AP.
Arab Nations Cut Ties
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and the Maldives announced today that they’re ending diplomatic relations with Qatar, citing concerns over terrorism and regional stability. Both Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis say they don’t think the decision will affect the fight against terrorism. Read the story from NPR.
Bill Cosby Trial
Bill Cosby, who is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, could get 10 years in prison if convicted. His trial started today. Read the story from The AP.
Bill Maher Says ‘Sorry’
The comedian was under fire for saying the N-word during a live broadcast of his show, “Real Time.” Criticism and calls to #FireBillMaher quickly popped up on Twitter after the show aired. Maher has since apologized. Read the story from The AP.