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Fetal Tissue Illegally Used for Research

October 18, 2018 by

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Fetal tissue is being used to further disease research. There is a law that must be followed to allow such research, and it was passed in 1993. A section of this law has recently been broken by Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR). ABR, an alleged non-profit organization, is being accused of selling fetal tissue to clients […]

Obamas Sign Exclusive Deal with Netflix

June 7, 2018 by

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Netflix has recently attempted to secure big names for exclusive deals with them.  Earlier this year, they announced a deal with actor Seth Rogan and now have announced a production deal with the Obamas. The deal has the Obamas set to produce movies and TV for the streaming service, anything from scripted TVto a documentaries. […]

U.S.-North Korea Summit Postponed

June 1, 2018 by

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A summit meeting between North Korea and the US that was to supposed to take place on 12 June was canceled by US president, Donald Trump. Over the past few days, President Trump has been trying to rekindle the cancelled meeting. The reasons for the original cancellation were due to a lack of response from […]

Honduras Migrants Forced To Wait At Border

May 22, 2018 by

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Over 150 traveling migrants are currently at the Mexico-US border near San Diego. Many of these migrants that are seeking asylum are traveling with children. As of right now, they are being told that the border crossing is already full. Mostly from Honduras, these Central American migrants are “fleeing from danger.” Despite President Trump’s apparent […]

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 […]