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May 5, 2016
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The school year is finally starting to slow down, but news is always rapidly increasing. Check out what’s going on this week.
Bye Bye Cruz
The election bid farewell to Republican Ted Cruz on Tuesday, May 3. After losing to Donald Trump in
Indiana, Cruz decided it was time for him to opt out of the presidential race. “We gave it everything we’ve got, but the voters chose another path. And so, with a heavy heart but with boundless optimism for the long-term future of our nation, we are suspending our campaign,” Cruz said to supporters, according to Fox News. Left in the campaign are Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and Republicans Donald Trump and John Kasich.
Unknown Substance Let Loose At Towson Town Center
A tear gas-like substance was released into Towson Mall on Tuesday night. Although no reports have shown any injuries, people are still being evaluated for uncertain irritants. CBS Baltimore claimed that a
canister inside the mall might be the source of the leak. A decontamination unit has been called in, and the investigation will carry on, according to Baltimore News.
Met Gala Never Fails To Impress
The Metropolitan Museum of Art received everyone’s undivided attention on Monday, May 2. Hundreds of celebrities from the arts, fashion, music and movie industries gathered to take part in this annual fundraising event for the
Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. Of course, it wouldn’t be a celebrity get together without high-class couture involved. Celebrities wore jaw-dropping designer dresses, makeup, shoes and hair to the Met Gala. According to E! Online, the Met is one of the most exclusive social events in New York, as it is widely photographed and reviewed. Stars like Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bieber and Emma Watson attended the 2016 Met Gala.
Will Driving Without Hands Be A New Trend?
Autonomous cars have been in the making, and by pairing with Fiat Chrysler, Google is planning on having self-driving cars on the road by the end of this year. This may be a scary thought to some, but these cars have been tested and proven safe. An array of major car companies, such as Ford, BMW and Lexus, have been working on building self-driving features inside of vehicles. Some capabilities include self-opening and free-sliding doors. According to Phys – News On Technology, researchers believe that all cars will become self-driving by the year 2020. In a short four years, we can expect to take a “brake” from driving.
Coffee Meets Waffle Cone
Starbucks is handing out new flavors left and right, or so it seems. The Starbucks menu welcomes a new addition: the Waffle Cone Frappuccino. Taking after Ben & Jerry’s Waffle Cone ice cream flavor, this
drink is nothing short of a caramel frap with waffle cone syrup, crushed waffle cone pieces, and whipped cream, according to Starbucks. Sounds like a sippable sundae, right? Check out this new item at participating stores, and be sure to take advantage of Starbuck’s Frappuccino Happy Hour between 3pm to 5pm.