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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...

UN investigates war crimes in Yemen

Fletcher Brooks, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

The United Nations has just approved the continuation of an investigation into the possible war crimes committed by belligerents in the Yemeni Civil War. An ongoing operation begun in September of 2017, when the United Nations passed Resolution 36/31. This measure was implemented after three years of...

Trump expands ban in the US

Trump expands ban in the US

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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 travel ban initially placed restrictions on visitors from six majority-Muslim countries including...

Piracy resurges off Somalian coast

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Piracy may have returned to the coast of Somalia. In a press conference at Camp Lemonnier, a U.S. naval base in Djibouti and the only U.S. military base in Africa, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Marine General Thomas Waldhauser announced that they were monitoring an increase in recent instances...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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 secret vote” by this new body according to Al Jazeera. These changes were announced at a Caracas...

Protestors respond to Trump’s immigration order

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, World & Nation

Three weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, campaign promises are quickly and controversially becoming policy. The most recent action was an executive order calling for a temporary travel ban on individuals coming to the U.S. from seven countries — Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, and Somalia...

World & Nation: News in brief

Becca Heller

February 23, 2012


Filed under World & Nation

United States : On Feb. 21, the Supreme Court suggested that it might end affirmative action in public colleges and universities, reversing the race-based admission policy approved in the high court in 2003. The ruling in question will come as a response to an appeal from Abigail Noel Fisher who claim...

Yemen looks to future as Saleh seeks safety in U.S.

Haejin Song, staff Writer

February 16, 2012


Filed under World & Nation

Three years ago, President Bush’s surprisingly quick reflexes were revealed to the world. During a news conference in Baghdad, Bush successfully dodged a shoe thrown by an angry Iraqi journalist who called him a dog. Recently, in February, a similar situation occurred in New York City. Wearing...