Category: International

Postponed: IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championship

Postponed: IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championship

Covid-19 concerns left The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) frantic to reschedule after the women’s world hockey championship was postponed. Rene Fasel, IIHF chief said the decision to postpone the event was made last minute by health officials in Nova Scotia, Canada. Teams were set to start traveling to the event over the course of the next two days. Teams […]

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Prince Philip Dead: Buckingham Palace says Duke of Edinburgh has passed away

Prince Philip Dead: Buckingham Palace says Duke of Edinburgh has passed away

LONDON – Prince Philip his Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh has passed away at the age of 99. Buckingham Palace confirmed earlier this morning. The Palace says that he peacefully passed away at Windsor Castle. The Prince had quite a long life that stretch over a century, starting with his birth as a member of the Greek royal family […]

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US To Hit 100 Million Vaccine Goal on Friday

US To Hit 100 Million Vaccine Goal on Friday

Weeks ahead of the original target date, President Joe Biden’s goal of injecting 100 million coronavirus vaccinations, is set to happen Friday. The U.S. is in the position, with its three currently authorized vaccines to vaccinate the entire adult population just 10 weeks from now. In this position the U.S. is now able to start lending out supply of the […]

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Abuse in the palm oil industry

Abuse in the palm oil industry

After an in-depth investigation by the Associated Press, it was found that many laborers in Southeast Asia’s palm oil industry are being exploited. In the countries of Malaysia and Indonesia, which account for 85% of the world’s palm oil, some workers are being exploited by child labor, literal slavery, and even rape allegations. The palm oil industry is worth over […]

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Keeping Students Online During Distance Learning

Keeping Students Online During Distance Learning

LINK TO PACKAGE: https://youtu.be/fu1u5M1yJ24 One of the biggest challenges for school districts around the country is making sure students in rural areas have internet connectivity. During this COVID-19 pandemic, the internet and electronic devices have become a hot commodity. “Like toilet paper, these devices are flying off of shelves faster than ever before.” Even trying to find a good internet […]

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Sauk Rapids high school seniors sign national letters of intent

Sauk Rapids high school seniors sign national letters of intent

The Sauk Rapids- Rice high school shined light on athletes in the class of 2020 who were congratulated with letters of intent. Fourteen seniors were honored and will be collegiate athletes this fall. Football, basketball, soccer and ice hockey were some of the many sports that the students committed to. Colleges ranged from University of Wisconsin-Stout, North Dakota Sate University, […]

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Dating During a Pandemic: Is It Possible?

When the current climate of the world being in the think of a pandemic, is it still possible to get onto the dating scene?  According to the many users of dating apps, it is. One of those dating app users is Alyson Och, a St. Cloud State Student hoping to find a relationship.  She has been talking with someone for […]

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Coronavirus Death Total Over 1000

Coronavirus Death Total Over 1000

The Coronavirus Epidemic continues in China, with Monday’s Death total reaching a new daily high of 100 people. Including Monday’snumbers the overall total killed by the virus is over 1000. China is staying on lockdown on all fronts including business deals in an attempt to curb the epidemic. An official for China said that reopening business would risk spreading the […]

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Local safety officials inspect the wreckage of an Army UH-60 Blackhawk crash at Tallil Air Base, Iraq.  All four Soldiers on board were rescued from the helicopter by members of Tallil's 407th Air Expeditionary Group and 407th Expeditionary Medical Squadron. Photo by A1C Jeff Andrejcik.

Syrian government shoots down helicopter during airstrike

The Syrian government was reported to have shot down a helicopter and assign an airstrike attack that killed at least seven people on Tuesday.  The incidents that came about Tuesday are in result of the government coming close to capturing the last rebel-held stronghold part of a highway that will soon be linking northern Syria to southern Syria. This will be the first […]

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Australian Gun Laws

Australian Gun Laws

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has concerns over a media report that an influential minor party asked the U.S. gun lobby for donations in order to undermine Australian gun laws. In a documentary about Al Jazeera it shows One Nation party officials flying to the United States for a meeting with the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun interests last […]

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