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Rioting Erupts In Sweden After Trump’s Comments

Rioting Erupts In Sweden After Trump’s Comments

Ajooni G., Writer
February 23, 2017
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Riots erupted in an immigrant neighborhood of Stockholm, Sweden after President Trump’s comments about the ‘problems’ the country is having, according to the Washington Examiner. On Monday night, masked looters set cars on fire, threw rocks at police officers, and damaged businesses. The situation eventually prompted one cop to...

California’s Oroville Dam Forces Thousands To Evacuate

California’s Oroville Dam Forces Thousands To Evacuate

Ajooni G., Writer
February 14, 2017
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Almost 200,000 people were forced to evacuate from areas near Oroville Dam in Northern California on Sunday because officials feared that the dam’s emergency spillway would fail, sending overwhelming amounts of water into the Feather River, which leads to the Sacramento River and other waterways. The ...

Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump’s Travel Ban

Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump’s Travel Ban

Ajooni G., Writer
February 10, 2017
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A San Francisco-based appeals court has unanimously voted to reject Trump’s travel ban. This ban has prevented people from seven primary Muslim countries from entering the United States. While Trump tweeted that ‘the security of our nation is at stake’, the Trump administration had not shown an...

Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Ajooni G., Writer
January 22, 2017
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At 9:00 AM, on January 20th, Mr. Donald Trump took the Oath of Affirmation and became President of the United States. He said,“I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitu...

Obama Commutes Sentence Of Chelsea Manning

Obama Commutes Sentence Of Chelsea Manning

Ajooni G., Writer
January 19, 2017
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On Tuesday, President Obama overruled his secretary of defense to reduce the sentence of former soldier Chelsea Manning. According to The Washington Post, Obama and some administrative officials saw the sentence as excessive. Chelsea Manning, who served in the U.S. Army, was accused of stealing and disseminating government documents to WikiLeaks. Manning explained how she stole and released the...

Almost Half Of California Is Out Of Its Drought

Almost Half Of California Is Out Of Its Drought

Ajooni G., Writer
January 16, 2017
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A week of powerful storms has greatly alleviated the water shortage that has been tormenting Californians for about 5 years. The drought conditions in Northern California have been improved, but water supply in Southern California and the Central Valley continues to be an issue. According to the Unit...

Russian Ambassador To Turkey Shot In Ankara

Russian Ambassador To Turkey Shot In Ankara

Ajooni G., Writer
December 21, 2016
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Andrey Karlov, Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, died after he was shot on Monday evening at an art exhibit in Ankara, Turkey’s capital city. The attacker, a Turkish police officer who was identified as officer Mevlut Mert Altintas, was killed, according to CNN. The gunman, who shouted “Do not fo...

Truck Ploughs Into Christmas Market In Berlin

Truck Ploughs Into Christmas Market In Berlin

Ajooni G., Writer
December 21, 2016
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On Monday night, a truck ploughed into a well-known Christmas market in Berlin. At least 12 people were killed and almost 50 were injured, police said. According to the New York Times, the crash was a suspected terror attack. Shoppers, who had been drinking glasses of mulled wine and shopping for Christmas presents...

Aleppo’s Civil War Is Said To Be Over

Aleppo’s Civil War Is Said To Be Over

Ajooni G., Writer
December 16, 2016
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Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, was completely destroyed Tuesday when bombs were dropped there. After the incident, the last remaining rebels agreed to leave Aleppo and hand it over to the government. The war was started when citizens began to rebel against the government, and when many were killed, the ...

Chevy’s New Bolt EV Could Change The Future For Electric Cars

Chevy’s New Bolt EV Could Change The Future For Electric Cars

Ajooni G., Writer
December 15, 2016
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General Motors’ new electric car, the Chevrolet Bolt EV is beginning to be released in California and Oregon. The Bolt was named Motor Trend magazine’s car of the year for 2017. The vehicle has marked a turning point in the history of electric cars; it is the first car that is capable of travelin...

John Glenn Dies

John Glenn Dies

Ajooni G., Writer
December 11, 2016
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On Thursday, December 8th, the first astronaut to orbit the Earth and a longtime US senator, died. John Glenn, whose death was announced by Ohio State University, died where he was being treated at the James Cancer Hospital. He was 95 years old. Glenn had experienced a number of health issues in the ...

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Off North California Coast

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Off North California Coast

Ajooni G., Writer
December 9, 2016
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A 6.5 magnitude earthquake shook the ocean floor about 100 miles off the north california coast early Thursday morning. The earthquake caused light shaking in coastal communities in California and in parts of Oregon, but there were no reports of injury or damage. According to the Los Angeles Times, the 6...

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