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US Launches Missiles At Syrian Airbase

US Launches Missiles At Syrian Airbase

Ajooni G., Writer
April 9, 2017
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On Thursday, April 6th, President Trump ordered the military to carry out a missile attack on a Syrian airbase for using chemical weapons against citizens. The attack did not gain approval from Congress or the UN Security Council, which raised the question of whether Trump had the legal authority to...

Kansas Principal Resigns After Student Journalism Uncovers Her Resume

Kansas Principal Resigns After Student Journalism Uncovers Her Resume

Ajooni G., Writer
April 9, 2017
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Kansas Principal Amy Robertson resigned after the student journalism published an article scrutinizing her resume. The students were looking deeper into their new principal’s background when they stumbled upon “illegitimate credentials.” According to NBC News, a senior and editor of the newspaper,...

Jared Kushner Travels To Iraq

Jared Kushner Travels To Iraq

Ajooni G., Writer
April 3, 2017
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Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior advisor of President Donald Trump, traveled to Iraq this weekend. He was invited on this trip by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford. Kushner is expected back in the United States early this week, said CNN. Details on Kushner’s trip were...

U.S. And U.K. Ban Electronic Devices On Flights From Muslim Countries

U.S. And U.K. Ban Electronic Devices On Flights From Muslim Countries

Ajooni G., Writer
March 23, 2017
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The United Kingdom recently followed America in our step to ban all big electronic devices on flights that are flying in from Muslim-majority countries. Fliers can still travel with their devices, but they must have them packed in their checked baggage. Pretty much all devices bigger than the average...

President Trump’s State of the Union Speech

President Trump’s State of the Union Speech

Ajooni G., Writer
March 3, 2017
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This Tuesday, Donald Trump gave his State of the Union Speech. He started his speech by condemning recent anti-Semitic acts and the shooting of two immigrants in Kansas, according to CNN. After discussing ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ and ‘building a wall’, Trump stirred the audience by commenting on the late Will...

Seven Earth-Sized Planets Discovered Orbiting Nearby Star Trappist-1

Seven Earth-Sized Planets Discovered Orbiting Nearby Star Trappist-1

Ajooni G., Writer
February 23, 2017
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Astronomers have discovered seven earth-like exoplanets orbiting a nearby star named TRAPPIST-1. According to Fox News, three of the seven planets are “in the habitable zone”, meaning they may contain liquid water and might be able to harbor some types of life. Estimates of their masses indicate that these seve...

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...

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