What Happened on 17 May 2016

Paris attacks suspect had posted ISIS flag on Facebook, says Belgian website

A Belgian website has reported that Salah Abdeslam, the Paris attacks suspect, had posted militant group ISIS’ flag on his… Read More.

NASA launches balloon from Wanaka Airport

NASA has launched a super pressure balloon from New Zealand’s Wanaka Airport. The balloon, which was launched about 11.30 am,… Read More.

South Korean author wins Man Booker International Prize

Han Kang, a South Korean author, has won the Man Booker International Prize for the novel “The Vegetarian”. The novel… Read More.

LAUSD to pay $88 million to settle 30 cases of sexual abuse

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will pay an amount of $88 million to settle 30 cases of sexual… Read More.