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Censorship issue fuels separatist battle in Spain

Censorship issue fuels separatist battle in Spain

Haley Clegg

February 28, 2018

The ARCOmadrid art fair removed photographs of jailed Catalan politicians. The artwork showcased pixelated photos of 24 politicians, activists, journalists and artists who have been imprisoned as Catalan separatists.

Mueller takes aim at Russia: Indictments in probe continue

Mueller takes aim at Russia: Indictments in probe continue

Alexa Gagosz

February 21, 2018

Mueller’s office released a 14th indictment that targeted the Dutch attorney Alex van der Zwaan in relation to the investigation into Russia’s meddling with the 2016 presidential election.

New study finds sea is rapidly rising

February 14, 2018

Rises in sea level have been shown this week to not only be definitively occurring, but rapidly increasing in severity. This information comes from a new study that compiled 25-years of satellite imaging that includes often neglected areas of open ocean, reported CNN. Where scientists previously predicted a 3...

Russian plane crash kills 65

February 14, 2018

The crash of a Russian airliner that killed all 65 of its passengers and six crew members is now being attributed to false flight speed data, BBC reported. The instrument malfunction occurred after pilots failed to turn on a heating system for the probes, leading to the freezing of a key speed monitor...

Israeli PM Netanyahu faces indictment

February 14, 2018

Israeli police recommended the indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as a result of a year long investigation into charges of bribery, fraud and breaches of trust. The multiple corruption cases involve expensive gifts from two Israeli Hollywood producers, as well as an attempt to strike a d...

Olympics spark possible peace talks in Korea

Olympics spark possible peace talks in Korea

Jacob Geanous

February 14, 2018

The collaboration between North and South Korea during the winter Olympic games has ignited rumors of future peace talks between the adjacent feuding countries. On Saturday, North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un formally invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang, which would be the first meetin...

Comedy to address conflict

Comedy to address conflict

Ryan Arel and Morgan Hume

February 14, 2018

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict rages on in the Middle East - and according to journalist, author and screenwriter Sayed Kashua, hope to find the situation will improve, one has to be naive. Last Wednesday night, students and faculty lined the seats of Modern Theatre to welcome the Arab-Israeli author...

Cult busted for slavery in Brazil

Jacob Geanous

February 7, 2018

Brazilian police arrested 13 members of a religious sect for alleged enslavement, human trafficking and money laundering. The religious group known as the Evangelical Community of Jesus, the Truth that Marks was targeted by Brazilian authorities as part of an investigation into the sect, according to ...

Deadly earthquake hits Taiwan

Jacob Geanous

February 7, 2018

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit near Hualien, Taiwan just before midnight Monday, 12 miles off the country’s coast. Officials have confirmed with multiple news sources that two people have been killed and more than 200 people were injured. The tremor collapsed portions of Hualien and left hundreds of p...

To leave home behind for a US education

To leave home behind for a US education

Alex Gazzani

February 7, 2018

Venezuela used to be one of the most economically and socially thriving countries in South America, where people went to dive into the crystal waters at the beach or to seek adventure within the exotic mysteries of the Amazon Jungle. But the economic and political anarchy we have been facing this past decade plunged our country into its darkest years.

Zimbabwe Army detains President Mugabe, seizes capital city

Zimbabwe Army detains President Mugabe, seizes capital city

November 15, 2017

In Harare, Zimbabwe, the country’s army has detained President Robert Mugabe early Wednesday morning, according to multiple news sources. Armoured vehicles were spotted heading into the city just one day after the army commander threatened to “step in” to calm political tensions over Mugabe’s sa...

The Paradise Papers: Global elites put money in offshore accounts, Suffolk reacts

The Paradise Papers: Global elites put money in offshore accounts, Suffolk reacts

Katherine Yearwood

November 15, 2017

One of the most controversial, long-running American discussions pertains to the amount of taxes that members of the top one percent pay compared to middle and lower income citizens. Recently, a massive amount of information was released that shined a light on ways that the global elite protect their ...

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