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Dateline: Events/Headlines – Week Of June 1, 2016 In News, Pop Culture History, Tech, Celebrity, Sports, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts

 

Headlines -
Two people were killed in a murder-suicide in an engineering building at UCLA on Wednesday morning, Los Angeles police say. Both were male. Police believe that a professor was shot by someone young enough to be a student who then turned the gun on himself.

The former University of California, Los Angeles, graduate student who shot dead a professor at the school then killed himself began his rampage by killing his estranged wife at her Minnesota home, police and the victim's sister said.

Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump as "temperamentally unfit" to be president in a speech today. "It's not hard to imagine Donald Trump leading us into a war just because somebody got under his very thin skin," Clinton said. "Donald Trump's ideas aren't just different. They are dangerously incoherent. They're not even really ideas -- just a series of bizarre rants, personal feuds and outright lies," she said.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) endorsed Donald Trump for president in an op-ed published in his hometown newspaper. "It’s no secret that he and I have our differences," Ryan wrote in the Janesville Gazette. "I won’t pretend otherwise. And when I feel the need to, I’ll continue to speak my mind. But the reality is, on the issues that make up our agenda, we have more common ground than disagreement."

At least five soldiers are dead and four are missing after a tactical vehicle was swept away by a flood-swollen stream in Fort Hood, Texas, late Thursday.

The U.S. economy created the fewest number of jobs in more than five years in May as employment in the manufacturing and construction sectors fell sharply, suggesting a deterioration in the labor market that could make it harder for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday rejected a barrage of criticism from his own party over his allegations of bias against a Hispanic judge, insisting his concerns were valid. "All I want to do is figure out why I'm being treated unfairly by a judge. And a lot of people agree with it," Trump said on Fox News. Trump has been on the defensive since his comments last week about Mexican-American U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who is overseeing fraud lawsuits against Trump University, the New York businessman's defunct real estate school.

A fast-moving, pre-dawn fire in a three-story apartment building in New Hampshire left two adults and two children dead and about 30 people displaced, officials said Monday.

Passing - Boxing great Muhammad Ali (74).

A serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” should be sentenced to death for murdering nine women and a teenage girl over more than two decades in South Los Angeles, a jury decided Monday. Lonnie Franklin Jr., 63, a former city trash collector and garage attendant for Los Angeles police, was convicted of 10 counts of first-degree murder last month for crimes dating back more than 30 years.

Former Astronaut - James Donald Halsell Jr., a NASA veteran who'd flown five space shuttle missions, allegedly struck a car they were riding in with his own - killing two - ages 11 and 13. He was apparently under the influence.

Hillary Clinton claimed the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday night after decisive victories in the California, New Jersey and New Mexico primaries, and she quickly appealed to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont to unite with her against Donald J. Trump.

 

Sports -

Baseball Brawl - A brawl started when Royals starter Yordano Ventura hit Orioles third baseman Manny Machado with a 99-mph fastball. Machado jawed at Ventura in his previous at-bat, and the right-hander nailed him around the left hip/lower back with the first pitch when the shortstop came up in the fifth. Machado then threw off his helmet, raced to the mound and fired a hard right that appeared to hit Ventura's face.

 

Technology news -
Google already lets Android users track their misplaced or stolen smartphones both through search and by using the standalone Android Device Manager app. Today, the company is adding yet another path to checking exactly where your precious device is on a map — and it even works with iPhones this time. Well, sort of.
Head to Google's My Account hub and you'll now see a new "Find your phone" option. Tap that, and you'll be able to make the phone ring at maximum volume, lock it (with a message and contact number on the lock screen), or locate its precise position using the Device Manager. Now all of this stuff applies strictly to Android; if you're on iOS, My Account will point you towards iCloud and Apple's Find My iPhone tracking. That's the right way to go, since Google can't take such control of Apple's devices.

Samsung: Company Debuts Galaxy S7 Active Smartphone. The phone's screen won't shatter from a drop of up to 5 feet and it can be in five feet of water for up to 30 minutes without breaking, Samsung says. The Galaxy S7 Active goes on sale June 10.

 

Entertainment news -
Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris are going their separate ways. The singer, 26, and the DJ, 32, have broken up.

The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Minnesota released the long-awaited autopsy report on Prince , declaring the cause was accidental (painkiller) Fentanyl toxicity.

Stockholm - ABBA reunites for first public performance in 30 years.

Passing - Kimbo Slice: MMA Fighter. He was only 42.

Passing - Actress Theresa Saldana. 61.

 
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