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Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor February 1, 2019

Australia Australia in the midst of one of its hottest summers on record. The heatwave has led to wild horses dying, 50 wildfires burning on the island of Tasmania and even snakes seeking refuge in...

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Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor January 18, 2019

Saudi Arabia According to documents reviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Saudi Arabia plans to limit its oil output by more than it originally committed in a six-month OPEC pact. The move is designed...

U.S. continues to break ties

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer September 21, 2018

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...

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Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor September 21, 2018

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,...

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February 23, 2018

Brazil Brazilian Congress has approved a decree that allows military intervention in Rio de Janeiro, according to ABC News. On Feb. 20, both the police and the military spread out through the city in...

Donald Trump speaking to supporters at an immigration policy speech at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. //Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore

Trump expands ban in the US

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor October 6, 2017

On Sunday, Sept. 24, the restrictions of the travel ban issued on Jan. 27 were set to expire. Instead, the Trump administration announced an expansion of the travel ban to eight different countries. The...

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New economic sanctions on Venezuela put pressure on Maduro

Jayraj Jonnalagadda, Shivam Gandhi, and Hans Oh September 8, 2017

The Trump administration recently imposed sanctions on trade concerning humanitarian aid and negotiations with debts on Venezuela to put pressure on its current government. The U.S. stopped before sanctioning...

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Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer May 5, 2017

Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports rewriting the national constitution. His proposal would reorganize the existing legislative body and change the election system to “direct and...

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Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor April 28, 2017

Brazil On April 25, indigenous people protesting in Brasília, Brazil, clashed with police officers. About 4,000 people attended the protest, which concerned legislation about indigenous land rights....

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