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Tesla’s Vice President of Manufacturing Left a Few Months Ago

Tesla’s Vice President of Manufacturing Left a Few Months Ago

Kryster L., Writer

October 22, 2018


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According to Bloomberg, Tesla Inc. lost one of its senior manufacturing executives months ago, during the summer. Gilbert Passin transferred from Toyota Motor Corp. to Tesla, becoming former Tesla’s Vice President of Manufacturing, until leaving. Tesla has had several challenges to face, including “retaining senior managers”,  ...

Sears, Iconic Department Store, Filed for Bankruptcy

Sears, Iconic Department Store, Filed for Bankruptcy

Kryster L., Writer

October 16, 2018


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CEO investor of Sears holding, Edward Lampert, has desperately tried to avoid keeping the retail giant out of bankruptcy. Although Sears has said to close at least 142 stores within the end of the year, including about 50 being closed down by November. According to The Wall Street Journal, Sears clarifi...

Hurricane Michael Strikes: Destruction in Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael Strikes: Destruction in Florida Panhandle

Kryster L., Writer

October 12, 2018


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Category 4, Hurricane Michael, has wiped away a coastal city and is forecast to gain strength as it leaves a “trail of destruction.” According to CNN, Hurricane Michael is expected to pass into Virginia, moving into the western Atlantic Ocean overnight, bringing damaging winds and life-threatening fla...

Tropical Storm Michael: Headed to Florida as Hurricane

Tropical Storm Michael: Headed to Florida as Hurricane

Kryster L., Writer

October 9, 2018


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The tropical storm, Michael, is said to have upgraded to a hurricane, currently category 1. Hurricane Michael is forecasted to strengthen to a category 3 hurricane once it reaches the Florida northeastern Gulf Coast by midweek. Families are encouraged to prepare after Gov. Rick Scott recently declared the ...

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court

Kryster L., Writer

October 9, 2018


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On July 10th, President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to become an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. On Saturday, October 6th, the Senate voted to confirm Kavanaugh, 50 - 48, to become justice to the ‘highest court in the land’. According to TIME, Kavanaugh’s ‘razor thin’ confirmation vote was the narrowest margin in re...

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Require Women on Corporate Boards

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Require Women on Corporate Boards

Kryster L., Writer

October 4, 2018


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Only a few days ago, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Sunday, requiring public business companies in California to have a woman on the corporate boards. The bill requires at least two women directors by the end of 2019, if there are about five directors on the corporate boards. At the close of 2021, t...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Resigning As Chairman Of Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Resigning As Chairman Of Tesla

Kryster L., Writer

October 1, 2018


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SEC (Security and Exchange Commission) filed a complaint on Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, after a “false and misleading” tweet on Twitter, according to USA Today. Elon Musk must resign as chairman of Tesla, and is required to pay a $20 million fine. He has been given 45 days to step down from his chairmanship for about three y...

Record of 80,000 Deaths Caused by Flu, Last Winter, In The U.S

Record of 80,000 Deaths Caused by Flu, Last Winter, In The U.S

Kryster L., Writer

September 30, 2018


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  Last Winter, in the United States, an estimated amount of 80,000 people died of the flu. At least less than half of Americans are vaccinated, according to the NBC News. Being vaccinated is likely to be effective in preventing or weakening, the disease or virus. In recent years, flu-related deaths have ranged from a...

Earthquake and Tsunami In Indonesia Kills 384

Earthquake and Tsunami In Indonesia Kills 384

Kryster L., Writer

September 30, 2018


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On September 28, on a Friday evening, a recorded 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit the city of Palu, Indonesia. The aftershocks of the earthquake caused a strong tsunami to hit nearby Indonesian beaches, including the central island of Sulawesi. The official death toll rises to 384 people confirmed killed ...

U.S Airlines Raising Checked Baggage Fees to $30

U.S Airlines Raising Checked Baggage Fees to $30

Kryster L., Writer

September 27, 2018


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Many U.S airlines such as - JetBlue, United, Delta, American, and other carriers are raising checked baggage fees for flights within the U.S, North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. A few days after JetBlue raised its baggage fees, United Airlines also decided to raise their checked baggage ...

Amazon Go Looking to Expand: Opening Up to 3,000 Cashier-less Stores By 2021

Amazon Go Looking to Expand: Opening Up to 3,000 Cashier-less Stores By 2021

Kryster L., Writer

September 26, 2018


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A few months ago, Amazon opened its first four grab-and-go grocery selection stores, Amazon Go, currently located in - Seattle, Washington, and Chicago, Illinois. The “high-tech” supermarket has no registers or checkout lines. When customers walk in the door, they can scan their phones using the new, A...

Yusaku Maezawa Fills Up Flight Around The Moon

Yusaku Maezawa Fills Up Flight Around The Moon

Alexis V., Writer

September 21, 2018


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Yusaku Maezawa will be the first private customer who will ride in the Big Falcon Rocket soon to be flown around the moon. SpaceX, owned by Elon Musk, is responsible for building the rocket and the flight. Maezawa plans to take artists with him, so he purchased all nine seats on the rocket. The projec...

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