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Map of Iraq found on Google images.

On Oct. 17, the Republic of Iraq’s Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, made a big announcement: military forces of Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan would begin an assault on the outskirts of the ISIS-held city of Mosul. “Today, [our forces] are closer than any time in the past to getting rid of …
Donald Trump

From New York City to Miami, from Chicago to Dallas, from San Diego to Seattle, thousands of people in all corners of the United States have gathered in various cities to protest the election of Republican party presidential candidate Donald John Trump. The large-scale city street protests mostly took place …
Police Car

Arriving at college, students receive a sense of independence that leaves them making daily decisions affecting their academic and social lives. In order to make new friends and become more integrated into the newly entered environment, many students turn to drinking as a social activity. According to Villanova University, 80 …
Playground

From October 10, 2015 through March 18, 2016, children of all abilities and their families played at the Kenosha Dream Playground – the city’s first completely handicap accessible park. When city officials first announced the temporary closing of the park due to safety issues, community members began to express their …
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Donald Trump has defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential Election. Trump won not only the traditional Republican strongholds of the South and interior West, but won several states lost by Mitt Romney, according to the New York Times. Trump won Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio and Pennsylvania. As of press time …
Samsung Phone

In September, Samsung recalled their Galaxy Note 7 due to the model causing fires, leading to property damage. Earlier this month, a replacement model had been shipped to North America, Europe and Asia. Now, these models have also been recalled for the same mechanical issues. According to Android Central, in …
Trump and Clinton

The presidential debates this year have been promoted like no other. Comedians like Seth Meyers have compared the ads for the debates to ones for heavyweight prizefights, and he is not that far off. Given the amount of promotion, one would expect that these debates would be the critical factor …
Yahoo! logo.

Yahoo and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a security breach into the company’s network. The hack stole the credentials of 500 million users and went undetected for two years. The New York Times stated that this is “the biggest known intrusion to one company’s network.” There is speculation …
Photo of Earth from space.

Since we’ve been gone over the summer, quite a lot has happened to our little green and blue earth. Here’s a brief recap of just a few of the events that happened in case you weren’t paying attention. 1. Puerto Rico amassed a large amount of debt over many years, …