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Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Zimbabwe Faces Military Coup It may seem like the United States has had more than its share of political upheaval these days. However, this is nothing compared with Zimbabwe, which has recently experienced a military coup that has placed its long-term president, Robert Mugabe, on house arrest. Mugabe, who is 93 years old, has ruled […]

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Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Mass Shooting at Texas Church Last Sunday, at least 26 people were killed and 20 more wounded when a lone gunman opened fire on a congregation at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Sutherland Springs is a small, close-knit community about 30 miles east of San Antonio. The shooter was Devin Patrick Kelley, […]

Las Vegas Tragedy

Las Vegas Tragedy

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Top Stories | No Comments

Last Sunday night, a lone gunman opened fire during a country music concert on the Las Vegas strip, causing the most deadly mass shooting in modern American history. At least 59 people were killed and more than 527 injured (as of Monday evening). Festival Turns Deadly About 22,000 people had gathered on the strip for […]

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Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Michael Brown Shooting Case Settlement Almost three years ago, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African American male, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was unarmed. Although Wilson said that he shot Brown because Brown was attacking him, witnesses said that Brown had his hands up at the […]

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Big Changes for GE Last Monday, General Electric (GE) announced that it will be replacing its CEO, Jeffrey R. Immelt. Immelt has been the CEO of General Electric for the past sixteen years. He was instrumental in successfully guiding the company through the global recession of 2008. Immelt also helped to encourage and lead GE’s […]

More Protests in Tulsa and Charlotte

More Protests in Tulsa and Charlotte

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Current Events | No Comments

Last week there were more incidents of police officers in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina involved in the shootings of African Americans suspects. Details of the Incidents In Tulsa, Oklahoma, Terence Crutcher stopped driving his SUV and was approached by police officer Betty Shelby. Shelby claimed later that Crutcher was behaving strangely and was not […]

Tragedy in Louisiana, Minneapolis, and Dallas

Tragedy in Louisiana, Minneapolis, and Dallas

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Current Events | No Comments

In the wake of celebrating our independence and freedom, the nation has experienced devastating news of continued violence between people and police in a few cities around the nation. Here is an overview summary of the facts and some responses to these tragedies. The Victims and the Incidents Alton Sterling Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana were called to a […]

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Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Shooting in San Bernardino On December 2, married couple Syed Rizwan Frook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 people and injured 21 others in San Bernardino, California, an area not far from Los Angeles. The target of the attack was Frook’s place of employment—the San Bernardino Department of Public Health—where around 80 co-workers were engaged in a […]

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Posted by on Dec 6, 2015 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

EU Strikes Deal with Turkey Turkey is one of the countries that border Syria, and is considered the major transit point for those escaping the Syrian War. Those who remain in Turkey (so far, up to 2 million, more than any other country) live in one of 22 government-sponsored camps along the border. Others continue […]

Another Episode of Gun Violence

Another Episode of Gun Violence

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Top Stories, United States | No Comments

On October 1, a shooter opened fire on a classroom of students at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Ten people died (nine students and a teacher) and seven others were wounded before the shooter turned the gun on himself. The gunman spared the life of one student, to whom he gave an envelope […]