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Week In Review: Iranian Protests Enter Second Week

Posted: January 7, 2018 at 3:59 am   /   FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S., WORLD

Anti-government protests in Iran have entered its second week, amid clashes between protesters and police that have left more than twenty dead and dozens wounded. The protests began in Mashhad, Iran’s second largest city, before spreading to other cities including the capital, Tehran. Since December 28, protesters have taken to the streets, condemning both economic […]

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USA Palistanian

Week In Review! President Trump Signs Republican Tax Bill

Posted: December 23, 2017 at 3:24 pm   /   FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

After a year of unified Republican government, President Donald Trump marked his first significant legislative accomplishment on Friday when he signed into law a tax bill that passed Congress earlier this week. The $1.5 trillion tax bill makes significant changes to the tax code. Among other changes, it lowers the nominal corporate tax rate from […]

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Doug Jones

Week In Review: Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Seat

Posted: December 16, 2017 at 2:20 pm   /   FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

In a surprising upset on Tuesday, Democratic candidate Doug Jones won the special election for US Senate in Alabama. His Republican opponent, former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, had been dogged by allegations from multiple women that he had either sexually harassed or assaulted them while they were minors. Jones’ victory narrows the Republican […]

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Net Neutrality

FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality Regulations

Posted: December 14, 2017 at 6:49 pm   /   FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

In a 3-2 party-line vote on Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission repealed net neutrality regulations established during the Obama administration. Telecom companies long sought the move by Republican commissioners and faced fierce opposition from leading internet and technology companies. The regulations were prevalent among the public, 83% of whom supported keeping the rules in place. […]

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Doug Jones

Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Special Election

Posted: December 12, 2017 at 11:11 pm   /   FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S.

In one of the most high profile contests since the 2016 Presidential election, voters in Alabama went to the polls on Tuesday in a special election to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ former Senate seat. The race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones dominated headlines in the weeks leading up to the election […]

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Putin Addresses Russian Troops

Putin Announces Beginning Of Russian Withdrawal From Syria

Posted: December 11, 2017 at 6:59 pm   /   news, WORLD

During an unannounced visit to Russia’s Hmeimim Airbase in eastern Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that “a significant part of the Russian troop contingent” located in the country would be withdrawn. Russia has been one of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s chief allies in the country’s civil war, which began in 2011. Initially, Russian support […]

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Trump/Israeli/Palestinian

Week In Review: Trump Declares Jerusalem Israeli Capital

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 5:31 am   /   news, WORLD

On Wednesday, President Trump reversed decades of US policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and began the process of relocating the US embassy. Though his administration has confirmed that the President signed a waiver delaying the move from Tel Aviv for at least another six months, Trump highlighted during his speech that […]

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