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Houthis

Weekend Review: Houthis Rebels Claim Saudi Oilfield Attacks

Posted: September 16, 2019 at 6:08 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Two Saudi Arabian oil facilities were attacked on Saturday, with Yemen’s Houthi rebels claiming responsibility. In spite of that, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attacks. The Houthis claimed they sent 10 drones to attack the Saudi oilfield on Saturday, but Pompeo denied there was any evidence to suggest the Yemen […]

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Violence Against Women

Protest In South Africa Over Violence Against Women

Posted: September 13, 2019 at 6:34 am   /   AFRICA, Article, FEATURED STORIES

Thousands of activists, clad in dark dresses, moseyed through the streets of South Africa’s Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to protest the growing incidents of violence against women in the country. The protesters wielded various placards with inscriptions showing growing distaste for the country’s worrying rate of gender-based violence. According to the country’s police, about 4,000 activists […]

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Election Victory

Tribunal Reaffirm Nigeria’s Buhari Election Victory

Posted: September 12, 2019 at 4:41 pm   /   AFRICA, Article

Re-election victory of President Muhamadu Buhari was reaffirmed on Wednesday by election tribunal sitting in Abuja, Nigeria. The Tribunal while dismissing the petition filed by the opposition candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his party, rule that the evidence presented by the opposition lacks substance. So far, the President’s victory is likely to hold for now, […]

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Bahamians

Week In Review: Uncertain Future For 70,000 Bahamians After Dorian

Posted: September 9, 2019 at 4:08 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, WORLD

Residents of the Bahamas are still waiting to escape Grand Bahama and Great Abaco islands after Hurricane Dorian made landfall with Category 5 winds last weekend. The islands are without running water and electricity while access to food has been severely diminished by the storm. Most who are left carry what little they have left […]

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Dorian

Dorian Left Bahamas in Crisis, Mostly Spared the US

Posted: September 5, 2019 at 2:45 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

At least 20 people were killed in the Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian stalled over the islands last weekend, devastating residents with two days of winds up to 185 mph along with unrelenting rainfall.  More bodies are being discovered as the damage is still being assessed, but Dorian has left the region to deal with an […]

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Texas shooting

Weekend Review: 7 Dead In Another Texas Shooting

Posted: September 2, 2019 at 4:06 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Middle East, WORLD

On Saturday, a 36-year-old man went on a shooting spree in Texas which left 7 dead and more than 20 wounded.  Seth Ator was pulled over by police for failing to use his turn signal and began firing upon officers with what they described as an AR-style weapon. According to police, Ator began shooting at […]

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free speech

Free Speech Protected By Appeals Court In Minnesota

Posted: August 28, 2019 at 12:34 pm   /   Article, U.S.

A federal court struck down a ruling against the First Amendment. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of free speech. The court ruled on August 23 that the Minnesota Human Rights Act does not bind Carl and Angel Larsen, owners of Telescope Media Group, to create films for same-sex couples. In addition, […]

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Amazon

Wkend Review: Brazil Deploys Military to Combat Amazon Fires

Posted: August 26, 2019 at 12:22 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES

Parts of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil is on fire and burning at a startling rate. An estimated 44,000 troops will be made available to fight the fires in six Brazilian states — Roraima, Rondonia, Tocantins, Para, Acre and Mato Grosso. The military will reportedly use aircraft to dump thousands of gallons of water on […]

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digital rights

Your Digital Rights Could Be At Risk: Only 1 State Bans Warrantless Searches

Posted: August 25, 2019 at 11:02 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Technology, U.S.

California’s Supreme Court struck down a probation ruling over digital rights on August 15. The probation let officers search a minor’s social media accounts and phone without a warrant. Ricardo P. gave up his phone and social media accounts for search as a result of his arrest in 2014. The court convicted him of assisting […]

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White Supremacy

The Resounding Hate of White Supremacy

Posted: August 22, 2019 at 10:20 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

White supremacy has always loomed near the surface of American society. It was rampant in the founding when masses of natives were slaughtered to make room for white settlers and when the new country went to war with itself over slavery.  White supremacy flourished openly when the U.S. was reconstructed after the Civil War under […]

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