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People Taken To A Hospital After Mall Stabbing

Ajooni G., Writer
September 19, 2016
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On Saturday, September 17th, at least eight people were sent to a hospital with injuries after being stabbed at a Minnesota mall. The stabbing ended with the suspected attacker dead inside the mall. The St. Cloud hospital reported to wlos.com that out of the eight people brought there, seven had injuries that were not life threatening. According to CNN.com, the FBI is calling...

Ohio Officer Kills 13-Year Old Robbery Suspect

Ajooni G., Writer
September 16, 2016
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A policeman fatally shot 13-year-old Tyre King, a black robbery suspect in Ohio, after he pulled a BB gun out of his waistband. According to the police, the eighth grader had a BB gun that looked practically identical to the type of handgun that Columbus police carry. King died at a hospital after a...

New iPhone 7 Is Released

New iPhone 7 Is Released

Ajooni G., Writer
September 8, 2016
Filed under Big News

Apple announced the release of their new smartphone at a press conference on Wednesday. The new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus are water resistant, come in many new colors, and have an improved camera. But, despite all these updates, Apple has decided to remove their headphone jack. They replaced it with wir...

ISIS Under Pressure Because Of Death Of Abu Mohammad al-Adnani

ISIS Under Pressure Because Of Death Of Abu Mohammad al-Adnani

Ajooni G., Writer
September 1, 2016
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The death of the ISIS senior leader, Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, has put ISIS under pressure. They have already lost many leaders in the last 18 months, but the death of al-Adnani was huge for ISIS. Al-Adani was the most visible figure in ISIS’ leadership, and was believed to have led many big terrorist ...

6.2 Earthquake Rattles Italian Citizens

6.2 Earthquake Rattles Italian Citizens

Ajooni G., Writer
August 29, 2016
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A 6.2 earthquake devastated many on Thursday, August 25 in central Italy. Hundreds have been killed and hundreds more injured, and the death toll is expected to rise as rescue teams keep searching for citizens buried under the rubble. Rescue teams and firefighters are constantly clawing through the ...

Apple Boosts Security After Powerful Spy Hacks Into Activist’s iPhone

Apple Boosts Security After Powerful Spy Hacks Into Activist’s iPhone

Ajooni G., Writer
August 29, 2016
Filed under Big News

Apple boosted its security and launched its own bug bounty after a human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor, from the United Arab Emirates received an anonymous text message containing a message promising details about torture in the country’s state prison, along with a link. Just a tap on this link w...

2nd Grade Teacher In Texas Adopts A No Homework Rule

2nd Grade Teacher In Texas Adopts A No Homework Rule

Ajooni G., Writer
August 29, 2016
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A second grade teacher in North Texas adopted a no homework rule for the whole year. Brandy Young teaches at Godley Elementary School, in Godley, a town 20 miles southwest of Fort Worth. Last week, Young sent a note to parents that she is trying something new, and is not going to assign homework other ...

Runner From Upland Participates In The Olympics

Ajooni G., Writer
August 17, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

Brenda Martinez is an American track and field athlete. Born and raised in Upland, California, Martinez participated in the 2016 Rio Olympics. She won a bronze medal in the 800 meters at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, 2013. Unfortunately, she didn’t win any medals this year, but is planni...

China’s He Zi Says ‘Yes’ To Surprise Podium Proposal

Ajooni G., Writer
August 16, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

On August 15, 2016, He Zi agreed to take the plunge when her teammate and boyfriend, Qin Kai, rushed up with a diamond ring during the medal ceremony of the women’s 3m springboard. After He Ze received a silver medal, Qin climbed up to the stage and got onto one knee while holding a red box with th...

Usain Bolt Wins His 3rd Consecutive Gold Medal In 100m Dash

Ajooni G., Writer
August 16, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

Usain Bolt, fastest man alive, became the first man in Olympic history to win three consecutive gold medals in the 100m dash during the 2016 Rio Olympics. Bolt finished the 100m dash in 9.81 seconds to win the gold medal. USA’s Justin Gatlin finished close behind Bolt to win a silver medal. Usain...

Olympics: Molly Huddle Breaks America’s 10,000m Record

Ajooni G., Writer
August 13, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

Molly Huddle, the US Olympic runner, breaks America’s 10,000m record this year at the Rio Olympics. On August 12, 2016, Huddle finished in sixth place, but still managed to shatter the United States’ record set by Shalane Flanagan at the Beijing Olympics by more than nine seconds. The 31 year old c...

Olympics: Almaz Ayana Breaks 10,000m World Record

Ajooni G., Writer
August 13, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

In a stunning women’s 10,000m championship, Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia shatters the world record by running the entire race in only 29:17:46. In only her second track 10k ever, the 24 year old breaks the old world record by more than 14 seconds made by China’s Wang Junxia in 1993. Even Almaz Amaya herse...

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