Anthony Bourdain Found Dead; Golden State Warriors Win the NBA Title; Trump and Kim Jong Un arrive in Singapore; Vince Vaughn charged for DUI; Bacteria found in Kitchen Towels
Anthony Bourdain Found Dead
A sad incident recently happened in Kaysersberg, France. An American celebrity chef and television host named Anthony Bourdain, 61 years old, was found dead on Friday, June 8th in his hotel room. His close friend Eric Ripert, who is also a chef, found him hanging in the bathroom at 9:10am. Bourdain and Ripert were in Kaysersberg to shoot an episode for the show “Parts Unknown” for CNN. On Thursday night, June 7th, Bourdain did not come to dinner at his usual restaurant called Winstub. He had dined there almost every night with Ripert up until Thursday. Ripert found that strange. The following morning, Bourdain did not show up for breakfast, Ripert knew something was wrong. Ripert asked the hotel receptionist to enter his room, that was when Bourdain was found dead. After the investigation, the police has confirmed that Bourdain committed suicide. Many people are were impacted by his death including his girlfriend Asia Argento. Some people have commented that they never would have expected this to happen. They thought he was doing fine. Bourdain was well known for his tv show called, “No Reservations” and his book called “Kitchen Confidential.” One CEO named Jason Wang, founder of Xi’an Famous mentioned that Bourdain changed his life 10 years ago. He donated a whole day worth of profits to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Wang encouraged that if you or someone you know that is in need, please get help.
Golden State Warriors Win the NBA Title
On Friday June 8, the Golden State Warriors played against the Cleveland Cavaliers for the NBA finals. The Golden State Warriors won the NBA title for 2018 with the score of 108 – 85. Stephen Curry from GSW finished the game with 37 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists. Kevin Durant from the GSW won MVP for the 2nd year in a row. Durant finished the game with 20 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists. GSW won the NBA title last year and they won again this year. GSW has won 3 NBA titles within the last 4 years. LeBron James from the Cavaliers brought up that he played 3 games against the GSW with a broken hand. He broke his hand after the 1st game. He mentioned that he let his emotions get the best of him after losing the 1st game against GSW. LBJ did mention that he believed that what happened with the 1stgame affected the rest of the games against GSW. This recent win for the GSW was called “The Sweep” which has not happened in the NBA since 2007. This means winning all of the games against the opponent team. So, the GSW won all 4 games against the Cavaliers which has given the GSW a saying that they “swept” the Cavaliers. Now, there is a buzz going around about LBJ will stay with the Cavaliers or sign with a different team. Let’s see what happens later.
Trump and Kim Jong Un arrive in Singapore
President Trump has already arrived in Singapore after his recent G7 meeting. Right now everyone is watching what will happen with Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un tomorrow. It is not clear when this meeting will wrap up. The US wants permanent denuclearization, but Kim Jong Un has three goals in mind: relief from economic sanctions that has blocked foreign investments and trade, security (he stays in power), removal of 30,000 US troops from South Korea. Japan and South Korea also have their requests that they are hoping Trump will bring up with Kim Jong Un during the meeting. People are hoping that the meeting will end with a peaceful treaty. If it fails, the international trade will continue to be blocked with North Korea. So, we will find out more about the meeting tomorrow.
Vince Vaughn charged for DUI
Vince Vaughn, an actor known for movies such as “Wedding Crashers” and “The Break Up” was arrested yesterday, Sunday June 10 at 12:30am for driving under the influence. He was stopped at a DUI checkpoint at an intersection in Hermosa Beach, California. He failed the test and was taken in. He was charged with misdemeanor and had a $5,000 bail. At 4am, he was let out. The actor has a court date for this situation. This is not the first time that Vaughn has been arrested. Vaughn chose not to comment on this incident.
Bacteria found in Kitchen Towels
Studies show that E. Coli, can grow inside moist kitchen towels that were used for multiple purposes. For example, the kitchen towel is used for drying, preparing, cleaning surfaces, etc. E. Coli is a kind of bacteria that is found in humans’ and animals’ intestines. However, studies also show it is not that serious, but it can be preventable by keeping your kitchen clean and keeping your towels dry and clean often. While handling non-vegetarian food, it is better to have good hygiene practices. Here are a few tips for how to keep your kitchen towels bacteria free: wash and dry your hands after handling raw meat and food that does not need to cook, change kitchen towels regularly, clean surfaces immediately after every use, use separate chopping board for uncooked food, and try to have towels for single purposes i.e. that specific towel is for drying, another specific towel for cleaning surfaces, etc. Generally, studies show that it is encouraged to keep your kitchen clean after every use.