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Trump Wants To Cancel Air Force One Order From Boeing

Trump Wants To Cancel Air Force One Order From Boeing

Ajooni G., Writer
December 7, 2016
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Donald Trump wants to cancel government plans to built two new Air Force One jets. The president-elect tweeted on Tuesday: "Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!" According to CNN, when he was asked by re...

Fire Breaks Out In Oakland Warehouse

Fire Breaks Out In Oakland Warehouse

Ajooni G., Writer
December 7, 2016
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On December 2, 2016, a fire broke out in a transformed warehouse, locally known as the Oakland Ghost Ship, which served as an artist collective. The fire that began in the warehouse is one of the city’s deadliest building fires on record. According to the LA Times, the Ghost Ship had been on Oakland officials’ radar for quit...

Dakota Access Pipeline To Be Rerouted

Dakota Access Pipeline To Be Rerouted

Ajooni G., Writer
December 7, 2016
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Celebrations, tears of joy, drumming and chanting rang out among thousands of protesters after the US Army Corps of Engineers declared that they would not grant a permit to allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. The $3.8 billion project, also known as the Dakota Access...

Chapecoense Plane Crashes

Chapecoense Plane Crashes

Hayden F., Writer
December 6, 2016
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Underdog stories are our favorite! But this underdog story of the Brazilian Soccer team, Chapecoense, ended tragically when their plane crashed and killed dozens. Chapecoense was a small Brazilian team. They have won only four state championships but never a league title. This year was different,...

Stabbing At Ohio State University

Stabbing At Ohio State University

Ajooni G., Writer
December 1, 2016
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An Ohio State University student was killed by the police after barreling into a crowd of pedestrians with his car, and later stabbing multiple people with a butcher’s knife on campus. Eleven people were sent to the hospital, and one is in critical condition. The suspect was a Somali refugee who was id...

Tragedy Strikes When Chapecoense Plane Crashes Near Colombia

Tragedy Strikes When Chapecoense Plane Crashes Near Colombia

Ajooni G., Writer
December 1, 2016
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Chapecoense players were on their way to play the biggest game in the soccer club’s history when their plane crashed. According to CNN, the plane had run out of fuel, which led to the fatal crash in mountains near Medellin, Colombia. Leaked audio recordings from the pilot informed the world, “The...

Fidel Castro Dies

Fidel Castro Dies

Ajooni G., Writer
November 29, 2016
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Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former dictator who had ruled for 49 years died on Friday, November 25th at 90 years old. His brother, Raul Castro announced his death in a broadcasted statement the day after Fidel’s death. Crowds gathered in Havana’s Revolution Square for the beginning of a memorial for Fid...

Obama Urges Trump To Stand Up To Russia

Obama Urges Trump To Stand Up To Russia

Ajooni G., Writer
November 18, 2016
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President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a joint press conference on Thursday in Berlin, discussing Donald Trump’s election and stating the importance of being able to “stand up” to Russia. Obama finished his last foreign meeting with the press conference with Merkel, his lon...

Obama Holds His First Post-Election News Conference

Obama Holds His First Post-Election News Conference

Ajooni G., Writer
November 15, 2016
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A short while before his final foreign meeting, President Barack Obama held his first news conference since the election. Our president told reporters that he and his team will do what they can to “ensure a smooth transition” for Donald Trump, according to USA Today. Mr. Obama said that he thought...

Trump And Obama Meet At The White House

Trump And Obama Meet At The White House

Ajooni G., Writer
November 13, 2016
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The to-be president of the United States met with President Obama for the first time on Thursday at the White House. The president-elect says he has “great respect” for Mr. Obama. President Barack Obama, who hosted Mr. Trump in the Oval Office for about 90 minutes, pledged to do “everything we ...

The Votes Are In!

The Votes Are In!

Ajooni G., Writer
November 10, 2016
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After months of debate, disagreement, and deadly accusations, only one candidate can become president. On Tuesday, November 8th, Americans elected Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Trump won by 58 electoral votes, and the final outcome was 279 to 228 electoral votes. For Cli...

James Comey And The F.B.I. Will Not Prosecute Clinton

James Comey And The F.B.I. Will Not Prosecute Clinton

Ajooni G., Writer
November 7, 2016
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Two days before the election, James Comey, the director of the F.B.I., released new information about Clinton’s emails that had been discovered on Anthony Weiner's computer. According to The New Yorker, Comey claimed that no “reasonable prosecutor” would bring charges against the Democrat. The Washing...

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