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    Uganda Be Kidding Me: LGBTQ Rights Threatened in East African Nation

    by  • February 28, 2014 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    By ANDREW COGLIANO Life for LGBT community members in Uganda has become incredibly difficult in recent years, especially with the recent anti-gay legislation that was put into law by the Ugandan parliament. Ever since 2009, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has shown a general distaste towards the LGBT community, but on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014,...

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    Mexican Drug Lord “El Chapo” Captured

    by  • February 26, 2014 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    By NICHOLAS BRAMANTE As the sun rose once again above the Mexican horizon, infamous drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” (meaning “Shorty”) Guzman was arrested and taken into custody by Mexican marines. After thirteen years of hiding within the mountains of western Mexico, Guzman was finally taken down after authorities closed in on his “inner...

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    We Are Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize Winners

    by  • October 16, 2014 • International, Middle Eastern News, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    On Oct. 14, 2014 the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi for their outstanding contributions to peace. Satyarthi and Yousafzai were praised for their, “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” Two years following the Taliban’s attempt to assassinate Yousafzai,...

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    Small Steps, Big Changes

    by  • January 30, 2014 • International, World • 0 Comments

    By LUCIA QUESADA NYLEN There are various things in life that many take for granted–like shoes. Sixteen-year-old Nicholas Lowinger of Rhode Island has been dedicating the past four years to the organization that he started, serving as a middleman for donating shoes to homeless kids. Lowinger started the Gotta Have Sole Foundation back in...

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    CIA Torture Tactics

    by  • December 18, 2014 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    A document detailing what some are calling repulsive methods of torture used by the CIA to force answers out of detained prisoners after the tragic events on September 11th was released to the public. This disturbing report included examples of how the CIA used many “advanced interrogation techniques” to coax answers out of the...

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    Astral Assassin: Meet Russia’s “Satellite Killer”

    by  • December 17, 2014 • International, World • 0 Comments

    In early November of this year, American astronomers began tracking an unknown piece of “space junk”, object 2014-28E, that was launched off of the Earth’s surface. Many believed it to be another satellite or communications device, but upon further investigation, it was deduced that the object was in fact an anti-satellite weapon, or ASAT....

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