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News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Afghanistan A misunderstanding led to a firefight between allied American and Afghan troops, ending with American forces destroying an Afghan base by air-strike on May 13. According to the New York Times, six out of the 17 soldiers at the base were killed, and nine others badly wounded. The base, known ...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Brazil Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, known as ‘Lula,’ turned himself in to the police on April 7. Supporters urged Da Silva to resist arrest, and some attempted to block his car from leaving a metalworkers union headquarters in São Bernardo do Campo where he was staying. ...

News In Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

February 12, 2016


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Columbia The Constitutional Court of Colombia made a ruling prohibiting mining operations and petroleum projects from the country’s paramos regions. Paramos are moorland ecosystems typically found between elevations of 3,000 and 5,000 meters (9,843 to 16,404 feet). For many citizens, these paramos...

J-Term: what you might have missed

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013


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Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting December 14, 2012 On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and gunned down 20 children and six adults with a semi-automatic assault rifle before shooting and killing himself. Lanza, who was diagnosed with a develo...