Category: International

International Day for Women and Girls in Science

The United Nations made a declaration on February 9th to promote “Equality and Parity in Sciences for Peace and Development,” moving forward with gender equality in science industries. In their strive towards equal gender representation in these fields, the U.N. declared February 11th to be International Women and Girls in Science Day back in 2016. The same goal is being […]

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2018 Winter Olympic Games Are Under Way

2018 Winter Olympic Games Are Under Way

  The 2018 Olympic Winter Games are officially under way in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The qualifying rounds of alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, luge, and ski jumping began in the last twenty-four hours in Pyeongchang and the surrounding areas where some individual events are hosted. The first rounds of the figure skating competition begin on television tonight with the men’s single […]

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Mexico City earthquake recovery

Mexico City officials say they have recovered the last body known to be trapped in rubble following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake. The body was recovered from the last known active site, a collapsed office building in central Mexico City. Families have kept vigil at the site for two weeks as an assortment of international rescuers continued to search the aftermath […]

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Saudi Women driving ban lifted

Saudi Women driving ban lifted

          RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that they will allow women to drive for the first time next year in June, 2018. This comes as good news and a major step forward for women rights. For decades, Saudi women endured arrests and harassment for getting caught driving. The kingdom’s ban […]

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Chemical Agents found for Syria Strikes

Chemical Agents found for Syria Strikes

Turkey’s health ministers says results from victims of a chemical attack in Syria confirm that sarin gas was used. Recep Akdag said that blood and urine samples taken from 3 victims on Tuesday were subjected to the nerve agent. The samples were gathered from autopsies that involved officials from the World health Organization and the Organization for the Prohibition of […]

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Russia Bombing Update

The deadly subway bombing in Russia that left at least fourteen people dead and dozens injured led Russian investigators to identify a suicide bomber. The investigation committee says Akbardzhon Dzhalilov, a twenty-two year-old Kyrgyz born man, set off the blast on the Saint Petersburg subway. Forensic experts found Dzhalilov’s DNA on a bag that contained a bomb that had been […]

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Russian Update on Bomber

Russian Update on Bomber

Russian Investigators have identified the St. Petersburg subway bomber as a 22-year old Kyrgyz-born man. The suicide bomber, Akbardzhon Dzhalilov set off the bomb that killed 14 people and injured dozens. The investigators also noted that forensic experts had found Dzhalilov’s DNA on a bag containing a bomb that was deactivated at another subway station in St. Petersburg.

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House Intelligence Representative Devin Nunes Refuses to Step Down

House Intelligence Representative Devin Nunes Refuses to Step Down

The chairman of the House intelligence committee Devin Nunes, involved in investigating Russian activity during the election says he is not going to step down from his position. Republican Devin Nunes told reporters, “Why would I?” Nunes continues to face increasing pressures from Democrats as he is seen as being too close to the White House. Senator John McCain ask […]

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Minnesota Man Accused of Nazi War Crimes

WARSAW, Poland – An arrest warrant has been issued by a Polish court against a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre over 70 years ago. The warrant opens the door for Poland to seek extradition. Michael Karkoc, 98, has been identified by the Associated Press as an ex-commander in the Nazi SS, and led a unit that raided and […]

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St. Cloud Super America Robbery

St. Cloud Super America Robbery

Last night at 8:12 p.m. officers responded to a robbery at Super America near fourteenth Avenue Northeast of St. Cloud. An unknown male had entered the store and displayed a handgun and demanded money from the thirty-three year old male clerk. The suspect was described as a six foot tall male wearing an all black hoodie and pants. He also […]

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