Police Brutality an Issue in the United States

Police brutality has become an issue in the United States for quite a while. Policemen and women use excessive force when dealing with civilians, disregarding the enforcement laws they have sworn to uphold. The officers engage the civilian and over-perform their duty. They then, verbally attack the person until they are unable to fight against [...]

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Betty White Was the Subject of a Death Hoax

Comedian Betty White, age 94, best known for her parts on "The Golden Girls," and "Hot in Cleveland," is alive and kicking. White was a victim of a death hoax. The rumor began to spread in Jan. 2017. “At about 11 a.m. ET on Saturday (January 07, 2017), our beloved actress Betty White passed away...She [...]

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Australia Becomes First Country to Microchip Citizens

In 2010, the Australian government announced it was working on a radio frequency identification (RFID) microchipping plan for the country’s health system. Around the same time, predictions surfaced stating by the year 2017, all Americans would be microchipped. Now it seems Australia may beat the United States in its efforts. The Australian push is not [...]

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Top 4 Universities in Romania

Besides being a destination worth visiting, Romania is a good place to study. The East European country has 90 universities of which 50 percent are public institutions. Moreover, according to Studying in Romania, the tuition fees and living expenses are reasonable. The schooling costs are between $2,200 for the undergraduate or graduate programs to $10,800 [...]

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US Students Prefer Teachers of Color Over White Ones

Adolescents are tired of the racial gap between teachers and students. It is no surprise minority students in the U.S. prefer teachers who look like them, but white students also prefer minority ones, according to new research. While the demographic makeup of middle school and high school students in the country is moving toward a [...]

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1 of 5 Bombs Explodes in Elizabeth New Jersey

In Elizabeth, New Jersey, two men found a suspicious package in a trash receptacle on North Bend Street and Julian Place. They picked up the package and began walking. However, when they saw a pipe and wires the men put it down and called officials. The initial discovery occurred on Sept. 18, 2016, at 9:30 p.m. [...]

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Marijuana and the NFL

The game itself has become greater than anyone could have predicted 50 years ago. It has hundreds of millions of fans, including those in other countries. More money is generated by professional football than any other sport. However, many of the league’s policies are antiquated, including the subject of marijuana and the NFL. There is [...]

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Soccer: 16 Teams Won in the First Matchday of Europa League

On Sept. 15, 2016, 48 teams engaged in the first matchday of UEFA Europa League’s group stage. Eight games ended with a draw. However, 16 other teams won against their opponents, making their way to the knockout phase. Matchday 1 Highlights Zenit Petersburg managed to overturn the score. Maccabi Tel Aviv was 14 minutes away [...]

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Soccer: 6 Victories and 3 Draws Completed Matchday 1 of UCL’s Group Stage

On Sept. 14, 2016, six victories and three draws ended the first matchday of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) group stage. Eight games were scheduled, but the one postponed the day before, due to torrential rain, took place on September 14. Legia Warsaw 0-6 Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund won 6-0 against Legia Warsaw, at the [...]

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Ford Motors to Move Production Facility to Mexico

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, the CEO of Ford Motors confirmed that the company will have shifted the entire small car production out of U.S. within a period of 2-3 years. The company announced that the migration of the production facility would be to Mexico. Mark Fields, the CEO of Ford Motors declared that the [...]

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14 Teams Involved in the First Matchday of Champions League’s Group Stage

On Sept. 13, 2016, the UEFA Champions League group stage started with seven matches. Eight were scheduled. However, the eighth game, between Manchester City and Borussia Monchengladbach, was postponed due to torrential rain. The other 14 teams involved in the competition made a spectacular showing. The games were intense and entertained the spectators. Barcelona 7-0 [...]

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‘Under the Gun’ Documentary Maker Katie Couric Faces $12M Defamation Suit

On Sept. 13, 2016, at 2:27 p.m. ET, CNN Money reported about a defamation lawsuit worth $12 million that Virginia-based gun rights activist group, Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) filed. The lawsuit is against filmmaker Katie Couric and her colleagues for depicting the former in a poor light in the recently released documentary entitled, "Under [...]

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Ryan Lochte Accosted by Protester at ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Ryan Lochte joined "Dancing With the Stars" for Season 23. According to Heavy, during the performance a tweet was made by Kate Coyne, from People magazine, that someone from the audience rushed the dance floor. They threw an unknown object at Lochte. She further tweeted that even though the attacker was detained, that other people followed [...]

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SpaceX Rocket Mysterious Explosion

The SpaceX mysterious rocket explosion has caught the attention of many, as a search for the cause continues. So far, the Air Force and NASA were brought into the investigation as an extra pair of eyes, supervised by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). So, what happened on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2016, that cost over $200 million [...]

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NFL Opening Day Events

Sunday, Sept. 11, the 2016-17 NFL season kicked-off with a rocky start when ESPN’s fantasy football app crashed. Some of the users of the app complained on Twitter, including a U.S. Senator. ESPN responded that they were diligently working to resolve the issue. According to CNBC, last year the Fantasy Sports Trade Association reported 57 [...]

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Donald Trump Builds Lead 45 to 43 Among Likely Voters

Donald Trump Builds Lead 45 to 43 Among Likely Voters Donald Trump builds a lead over Hillary Clinton for the first time since the Democrat National Convention. In a new CNN/ORC poll conducted Sept. 1-4, 2016, he now leads by two points with 45 percent to Clinton's 43 percent, among likely voters. Clinton’s [...]

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Syria Airstrikes Claim 45 Lives as Cease-Fire Approaches

On Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, reports from Syrian opposition activists indicates 45 people dead as airstrikes hit rebel-held Aleppo and surrounding villages. The activist collective, with the name Aleppo Media Center, released the information. However, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, based in Britain, declared that the number of casualties as 69. They also reported [...]

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6 Athletes Killed in the 9/11 Attacks

On Sept. 11, 2001 (9/11), four terrorist attacks shook the United States by targeting the World Trade Center (WTC), the Pentagon, and the White House, and killing almost 3,000 people. According to The Washington Post, the Islamic group al-Qaeda was the perpetrator of the deadliest terrorist act in world history, that injured over 6,000 individuals [...]

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20,000 Zika Deformed Babies in U.S.?

Estimates are that more than 20,000 babies will be born in the U.S. with deformed heads and health issues because of the Zika virus in the next few years. Yes, a Wall Street Journal piece extrapolated that unfortunately realistic number. The Journal piece based the estimate on how many children are typically born in areas [...]

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Transgender Star Lady Chablis Dies of Pneumonia at 59

Transgender performer Lady Chablis died of pneumonia at 59, on Sept. 8, 2016, in Savannah. Her sister, Cynthia Ponder, confirmed she died at Chandler Hospital. Close friend Cale Hall reported she had been in the hospital for the past month. The transgender actress Chablis is known as the primary character in John Berendt's 1994 best-seller, "Midnight in [...]

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The ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Killer Is Sentenced to Death

Los Angeles Superior Judge Kathleen Kennedy sentenced the "Grim Sleeper" to death during the hearing on Aug. 10, 2016. The serial killer, Lonnie David Franklin Jr., received this sentence in a courtroom full of his victims' family and friends. Judge Kennedy told the 63-year-old ex-garbageman that his crimes were "not justifiable under the laws of God [...]

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