The Five Things You Need To Know Today (May 21)

Tornadoes Destroy Oklahoma Town- Rescue and recovery efforts are still underway today as a category EF4 tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma yesterday. As of 9:43 AM, May 21st, there have been 24 victims of the tornadoes. Officials fear the death toll could climb as a high as 90.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Set to Testify About Tax Loopholes- Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to appear before congress to testify about alleged tax loopholes Apple uses with an offshore tax policy. Cook said that Apple, “does not use tax gimmicks.” The company paid nearly $6 billion in taxes last year making it that largest business taxpayer in the United States.

Yahoo Revamps Flickr- With a lot of Internet photograph applications making their way on the web, Yahoo has redesigned Flickr to allow users to have 1 TB of free storage.

Kelly Rowland Set To Join X-Factor- Who says Beyonce is the only member of Destiny’s Child to have a career post group? Kelly Rowland is set to join the judges panel of X-Factor. The singer joins Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell.

RIP Ray Manzarek- Ray Manzarek, keyboardist, an a founding member of The Doors along with Jim Morrison, passed away yesterday at 74. Manzarek died of bile duct cancer.


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