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Australia’s Largest Mass Shooting in 22 Years Disturbs National Peace

June 5, 2018 by

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A small town  in Australia was shocked by the murder-suicide of their neighbors. Police believe someone among the dead is a suspect. A father is left without a wife, kids, and mother-in-law. The deaths disturbed Osmington, a community of only 135 people, and the nearby town of Margaret River, one of western Australia’s surfing hot […]

Nicaragua Moves towards Civil War

May 25, 2018 by

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Nicaragua is headed for another civil war. Protests against President Daniel Ortega’s regime are being held all across the country. Nicaragua’s current state is starting to seem similar to Venezuela’s situation right now. Ortega first took power following the 1979 Sandinista revolution that overthrew the dictator Anastasio Somoza. He has dominated Nicaragua’s national politics ever […]

Trump Set to Impose Trade Tariffs

May 17, 2018 by

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President Trump delivered the news of a possible trade war with China on Twitter. An examination by the right-leaning Tax Foundation said that, in 2018, more than a quarter of the gains from the tax law could be lost because of the new tariffs. “A trade war is a back-and-forth dispute where a country imposes […]

Suspected Russian Spies Injured in UK

May 16, 2018 by

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On 3 March 2018, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, England. Suspecting passersby saw the pair lying on the bench in a daze-like state. They were transported to a hospital after emergency services were called by a member of the public where police […]

Trump Implements Syrian Retaliation

May 15, 2018 by

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Syria has had an on-going civil war for the past 7 years. On 13 April 2018, President Donald Trump issued military strikes on Syria. The Syrian government’s key supporters are Russia and Iran, while the US, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia back the rebels. A peaceful uprising against the president of Syria seven years ago has […]

American Gun Control in a Global Context

April 23, 2018 by

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America, the land of freedom and guns. Guns are a big part of American culture. The Constitution has given Americans the right to bear arms, but did our founding fathers understand the degree of dissent this would imply in the future of their country? There are more public mass shootings in America than any other […]

Royal Wedding Not a Bank Holiday

March 22, 2018 by

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Mark your calendars for 19 May 2018. The British Royal Family will be celebrating the union of Prince Harry and his fiancée, Meghan Markle. She will be the first women of color and the first American to be married to a living heir to the British throne. After meeting on a blind date two years […]