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Church denomination bans LGBTQ+ from clergy
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Church denomination bans LGBTQ+ from clergy

Posters covered with words of solidarity hung around the room with rainbow stripes and checkers draped around the necks of many who stood in the atrium of a former football stadium in St. Louis, Miss., at the United Methodist Convention. Leaders of the second largest Protestant Denomination gathered to vote […]

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Tensions escalate between Pakistani and Indian powers

The decades-long quarrel between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir region escalated after recent military action led to the possession of nuclear weapons for both countries. The current iteration of the Pakistan and India conflict began on Feb. 14 with a terrorist attack on an Indian convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir. […]

Housing policy at JBU ensure students live on campus
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Housing policy at JBU ensure students live on campus

For a minimum of three years, John Brown University requires students to live on campus. Compared to some state schools allowing freshmen to live off-campus, JBU’s requirement of three years of residential living seems strict to students. Andre Broquard, dean of students and director of residence life at JBU, said […]

Protests ensue after police officer’s charges are dropped
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Protests ensue after police officer’s charges are dropped

The Sacramento District Attorney announced March 2nd that the city would not file charges against police officers responsible for Stephon Clark’s death last March. Anne Marie Schubert, career prosecutor and forensic expert, said in her legal review that officers were justified in fearing for their lives and that they had […]

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National trend of increasing anti-Semitism continues with Women’s March

Recent accusations towards Women’s March leaders marked an increasing trend of anti-Semitism across the United States. Tamika Mallory and Carmen Perez, co-chairs of the Women’s March national organization, posted photos on Instagram in 2017 with Louis Farrakhan, leader of the black nationalist group Nation of Islam, according to CNN. During […]

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The Venezuela political crisis escalates over the weekend

Once the wealthiest country in Latin America, Venezuela now faces severe food and medicine shortages caused by economic crisis. The economic crisis follows years of what government critics consider severe economic mismanagement and corruption. Supporters of the government blame the plummeting economy on falling oil prices and international sanctions. According […]

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New study analyzes how countries view the United States

A recent Pew Research study shows that almost half of the people in surveyed countries see U.S. power as a “major threat” to their country. Across six continents, 22 countries were surveyed. “A median of 45 percent across the surveyed nations see U.S. power and influence as a major threat, […]