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News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

France All across France, frustrations over high taxes erupted into massive protests in Paris over the first weekend of December. The “Yellow Vest” protestors, named for the yellow construction worker-style vests many of them wear, are protesting a French fuel tax which has placed a heavy burden o...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Spain Spaniards Fernando Blanco and his wife Margarita Garau were jailed on Nov. 7 for fraudulently raising money to fund their lifestyle. The couple made media appearances asking for money to save the life of their sick daughter, whom supposedly could be cured by an expensive treatment in the U.S. A Sp...

Corriher runs as leftist alternative

Finn Williamson and Roman Raies

October 26, 2018


Filed under World & Nation

With midterm elections coming up on Nov. 6, there are several interesting candidate races in North Carolina, one of which is the four-way race for Congressional House Seat 13. Incumbent Republican Ted Budd currently occupies the seat, with Democratic candidate Kathy Manning and Libertarian Tom Bailey...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

U.S.A On Sept. 3, the International Court of Justice ordered the United States to lift the sanctions it re-imposed on Iran after leaving the Iran Nuclear deal in May. Iran argued that the sanctions violated the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations and Consular rights between Iran and the U.S.. Th...

Patrick Cannon scandal taints Queen City

Emily Currie, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon and I attended the same high school. I remember he came to school almost every day in pressed jeans, a blazer and tie. He was constantly on the National Honor Society and a member of almost every club you could imagine. He was handsome, charismatic, ambitious, driven. Cannon...