The internet, propaganda’s new frontier: social media companies under fire in election meddling investigations

The internet, propaganda’s new frontier: social media companies under fire in election meddling investigations

126 million―that’s the approximate number of American Facebook users the social media giant estimated were exposed to advertisements posted on the site by the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russian marketing firm. 139 million―the total number of Americans who voted...
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Deadly ambush sparks mystery in Nigeria

Deadly ambush sparks mystery in Nigeria

Day by day, the mystery deepens in the minds of American citizens over the deaths of four American soldiers in an ambush by extremists in Niger. Many questions have arisen but few are being answered. President Trump has denied any responsibility...
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Nazis wipe out Czech town as retribution for Nazi officer’s assassination

Nazis wipe out Czech town as retribution for Nazi officer’s assassination

SUBMISSION by Cassie Manz   This article contains information that may be troubling and upsetting to read. It discusses the brutal murder of men, women, and children by the Nazis during World War II. Mentions of concentration camps, deathly gas...
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Two women rescued after being lost at sea for five months

Two women rescued after being lost at sea for five months

Jennifer Appel, Tasha Fuiava and their two dogs were stranded at sea for almost five months after straying off course in route to Tahiti. The two women and their pets were rescued by the U.S. Navy almost 900 miles southeast...
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Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

SUBMISSION BY AUDREY WARNE Two women, ages 17 and 20, were stabbed repeatedly by a man at Saint-Charles Station on October 1. Both women died from their wounds while the attacker was shot and killed by police. The attack was...
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The economic crisis in Venezuela continues

The economic crisis in Venezuela continues

  2017 introduced many disastrous and heartbreaking events, and with these new situations fresh in the minds of many, other global issues and disasters are left on the back-burner. An example of such an issue is the Venezuelan crisis. Venezuela...
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Žižkov TV tower loses its ten crawling baby sculptures

Žižkov TV tower loses its ten crawling baby sculptures

SUBMISSION BY CASSIE MANZ Several blocks from my apartment resides the second ugliest building in the world. Ignorant of this harsh label, the tower stands out from the Prague skyline as a relic of the country’s communist past. The Žižkov...
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Puerto Rico still awaiting major aid

Puerto Rico still awaiting major aid

Category-five storm Maria set its path on Puerto Rico, lashing the island and U.S. territory with 150+ mph winds as it made its initial landfall in Yabucoa around 6:35 a.m. on Sept. 20. The tremendous storm, larger than the country...
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Thousands protest French president’s proposed labor law

Thousands protest French president’s proposed labor law

A protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s attempted reform of the French Code du Travail (labor laws) halted traffic, closed down metro stations and led hundreds of riot police to take to the streets of Paris. The Parisian manifestation was...
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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Virgin Islands

Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Virgin Islands

The United States and British Virgin Islands were among some of the first victims of the largest and deadliest recorded Atlantic storm, Hurricane Irma, with its full force of sustained 185-miles-per-hour winds at a Category 5. Saint Thomas and Saint...
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