Trump Administration announces new U.S. ‘Space Force’

Trump Administration announces new U.S. ‘Space Force’

On August 9th, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence had the dubious distinction of being the one to announce the creation of the new sixth branch of the United States Armed Forces, the Space Force, which he said would debut in 2020. “The time has come to write the next great...

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Beware the Military Industrial Complex

Beware the Military Industrial Complex

Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of the most accomplished and celebrated Americans of all time. He had a long and distinguished military career in during which he was appointed Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during World War II, then served as Army Chief of Staff, the first Supreme Commander of...

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Saudi Arabia Expels Canadian Ambassador and Freezes Trade

Saudi Arabia Expels Canadian Ambassador and Freezes Trade

In a move which could be described as questionable at best, and utterly mad at worst, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador, recalled its own ambassador, and frozen all new trade deals with the North American nation over what it calls interference in its domestic affairs....

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Pope Francis Calls for Abolition of the Death Penalty

Pope Francis Calls for Abolition of the Death Penalty

Pope Francis has a history of causing heads to spin with his policies and ideas on how to bring the Catholic Church into the 21st century and is no stranger to the tensions and conflicts brought about by changes to millenia of church teachings. On August 2nd, the Pontiff has...

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Trump Demands End to ‘Witch Hunt’

Trump Demands End to ‘Witch Hunt’

U.S. President Donald Trump took to twitter suggesting that Attorney General Jeff Sessions end the investigation headed by Special Counsel Robert Muller. Trump tweeted on August 1st: “..This is a terrible situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain...

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Kuwaiti Social Media Celebrity Faces Harsh Backlash Over Viral Video

Kuwaiti Social Media Celebrity Faces Harsh Backlash Over Viral Video

Sondos Al-Qattan is a social media celebrity famous for her beauty tutorials on Instagram, where she has gathered over 2.3 million followers. However she now now risen to infamy after posting a video in which she denounced new laws which give Filipino workers a day off and the right to...

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Nicaraguan President Denies Backing Paramilitaries in Fox Interview

Nicaraguan President Denies Backing Paramilitaries in Fox Interview

In a rare television interview, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega went on Fox News to denounce the violence in his country which international observers and Human Rights Groups have blamed on his administration. Ortega, a Sandinista revolutionary hero and president of Nicaragua for three terms has been facing nationwide protests which...

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Missing children’s football team found yet remain trapped

Missing children’s football team found yet remain trapped

A Thai football team, consisting of twelve 11-16 year old boys and their coach, have finally been located in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex. They have been missing for nine days, but may still remain trapped for another four months. The team entered the cave on June 23rd,...

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In the wake of Singapore

In the wake of Singapore

On June 12th Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un became the first sitting US President and North Korean Leader to meet. An unprecedented historic event after the two leaders spent the better part of the past year trading threats and insults. Trump referring to his North Korean counterpart as ‘Little Rocket...

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IACHR to Create a group of experts to investigate violence in Nicaragua

IACHR to Create a group of experts to investigate violence in Nicaragua

On May 30th, Nicaragua experienced an unspeakable tragedy when a Mother’s Day protest turned bloody. Fifteen people were killed and more than 200 injured. This in turned caused Nicaragua’s Episcopal conference of Catholic bishops, which had been trying to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the crisis, to suspend talks, calling...

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