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Polio eradicated in Nigeria

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

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The U.N. General Assembly met with the Nigerian delegation to discuss recent achievements in the fight against polio in the West African country on Oct. 29. In 2012, more than a half of the world’s polio cases were concentrated... Read more »

Indonesian fires rage on

Indonesian fires rage on

November 13, 2015

News In Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

November 13, 2015

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Australia The Australian Conservation Foundation challenged an India-backed coal mine on Nov. 9, insisting the mine is a threat to the Great Barrier Reef. The project, which is  worth $11.6 billion, is based in Queensland,... Read more »

Greensboro PD stops minorities disproportionately, says report

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

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Flashing lights in your rear view mirror. The sudden rush of frustration and anxiety. Many drivers have been stopped by a police officer, however new data suggests that black drivers have more reason to be cautious. In 2014,... Read more »

India-Pakistan cricket match prevented

Quinn Johnson, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015

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Pakistan and India are notorious for being archrivals in the cricket world. Tempers recently flared when far-right Hindu nationalists from the Shiv Sena party attacked the Board of Control for Cricket in India offices as a protest... Read more »

Democratic debates impact popularity

Beatriz Caldas and Lily Lou

November 6, 2015

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What happens when five Democratic candidates go to Vegas? They have a Democratic presidential debate. On Oct. 13, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb took the stage during the first... Read more »

News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

November 6, 2015

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Canada Canada’s recently elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will face a major political decision on whether or not to bail out Bombardier, Inc., a multinational transportation company based in Canada. The government of... Read more »

Refugees left stranded after Hungary shuts down its borders

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

October 30, 2015

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In the first eight months of 2015, 350,000 migrants made it into the European Union. This is more people than the populations of several small countries, including Guam, Dominica and Aruba. In spite of this, Hungary just closed... Read more »

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