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News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

September 28, 2018


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United States Montgomery Judge Steven O’Neil sentenced comedian Bill Cosby to three to 10 years in prison for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Cosby will be able to apply for parole after three years. Over 60 women accused him of sexual misconduct.  He spent his first night in prison on Sep...

Third summit points to peace

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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The third summit between Korean leaders Moon Jae In and Kim Jong Un ended on Sept. 20 and with it came a new collection of promises from both parties. “We have agreed to make the Korean Peninsula a land of peace that is free from nuclear weapons and nuclear threat,” Kim said at the summit. “The...

John Bolton threatens ICC with sanctions

John Bolton threatens ICC with sanctions

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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John Bolton denounced the International Criminal Court for attempting to prosecute U.S. operatives for war crimes committed in Afghanistan. In response to ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s declaration that the ICC may look into possible war crimes committed by U.S. military personnel, Bolton issued...

European Union copyright laws change

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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On Wednesday, Sept. 12, members of the European Parliament approved amendments to the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Designed to update European copyright law for the internet age, this polarizing piece of legislation gives increased protections to copyright holders in order to...

U.S. continues to break ties

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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The United States recalled three chief diplomats to El Salvador, the Dominican Republic and Panama on Sept. 7, 2018. This move came in response to the governments of those countries severing ties with Taiwan, an American ally, in favor of Chinese claims to the island. The larger issue lies within...

California Senate Bill 100 to reduce emissions

Brendan Shoemaker, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 100, on Sept. 10th to remove carbon emissions from the state’s electric grid by the year 2045. Along with the bill, Brown signed an executive order designed to completely eliminate carbon emissions from the state in the same time frame. Greenhouse gas...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

United States When Attorney General Jeff Sessions first recused himself from the Russia investigation in March 2017, President Trump defended him saying, “He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional.” Trump has since reversed his view, saying, “I don...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 14, 2018


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On Sept. 12, President Donald Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against any countries or individuals found meddling in U.S. elections. The order instructs the intelligence community to monitor propaganda and attempts to influence U.S. elections. On Sept. 12, The European Union...

US cuts funding for Palestinian refugees

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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On August 31, the Trump administration cut all aid to the UNWRA, a UN agency that provides support and assistance to Palestinian refugees. “We pay the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars a year and get no appreciation or respect,” President Donald Trump said in a tweet. This decision...