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Whistleblower agrees to answer questions

Public opinion on Trump has wavered in light of the impeachment proceedings. Trump was booed by fans at a World Series game, met with a mixed response at a martial arts fight, and was cheered for at the Alabama-Louisiana college football game that occurred on Nov. 9. The president and first lady garnered enthusiastic welcomes at the Bryant-Denny stadium.

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

On July 25, 2019, President Trump had a call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. During their correspondence, Trump reportedly pressured Zelensky to give up information on political rivals for the United States to give aid and support in a quid pro quo exchange. Details on the conversation ...

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Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

February 22, 2019

Ukraine  Russian lawmakers voted on Feb. 19 to ban the use of smartphones or recording devices by the military after journalists used the digital traces of smart devices to expose state secrets. Pictures and videos posted online by Russian soldiers contradict the government’s claims that Russian soldiers...

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Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

March 16, 2018

South Korea On Friday night, March 10, the Winter Paralympics opened in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The games are the largest Paralympics ever held to date, and the atmosphere of the opening ceremony was said to be more cheery than in the past. At the 2014 Paralympics, for example, Ukraine sent onl...

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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 29, 2016

Germany President Barack Obama met with European leaders to discuss policy issues in Hannover, Germany. The visit did not go without controversy. Many activists protested the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The TTIP is a proposed trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union....

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Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

November 6, 2015

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 Quebec has already committed to give $1 billion to Bombardier, and they want...

News in Brief: 8 trends to watch out for this year

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

February 20, 2015

The rise of India: India’s economic growth, according to a recent story in The Economist, may surpass China’s in the next year or two. Last year, their gross domestic product grew by 7.5 perecent. China’s GDP, on the other hand, grew only 7.4 percent, its slowest growth in 24 years, according...

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Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

September 19, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine: The Ukrainian parliament has finally agreed to integrate with the EU, according to the Guardian. The refusal of former president Yanukovych to sign this bill sparked the Euromaiden protests last year, which resulted in Yanukovych’s effective resignation. The parliament also approv...

Russian-Ukraine conflict exacerbated by cease-fire violation

Reese Setzer, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Less than 48 hours after a cease-fire was declared between the Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels, loud booms were heard in the port city of Mariupol as well as in Donetsk. The cease-fire was agreed upon at talks between representatives of Ukraine, the rebels, Russia and the Organization for Security...

Russia’s bold action forces US subtlety

Maile Munro, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

U.S. as world police: why America should stay far from the crimean quagmire On March 18, President Vladimir Putin welcomed Crimea back into the arms of its mother, Russia. Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula, which violated international laws of acquiring territory, has sent shock waves...