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The World’s Position on Climate Change
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The World’s Position on Climate Change

                Ice caps are melting, sea levels are rising and the world’s governments are coming together to talk about what can be done about it.   Jane Beers, assistant biology professor at John Brown University, said that 97 % of professional climate scientists […]

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Thailand decrees mourning for death of king

The longest serving monarch in the world, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, died on October 13 at the age of 88 after seven decades in power. Emily Richards, a missionary kid from Thailand who currently lives in Siloam Springs, recalls the day she first heard of the king’s death. “Well, […]

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Trump reverses US stance on NATO

There are several unanswered questions after Trump’s narrow victory, as the controversial candidate’s wide claims have offended and divided people across party lines. Trump’s claims for his presidency range from building a wall across the Mexican border to pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. How Trump will guide the United […]

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Canopy offers aid to war torn families

The Syrian Civil war has created a devastating chain reaction, impacting countries that are thousands of miles from the battle grounds. Thousands of Syrians are losing their homes, families and safety as a result of the Syrian civil war. The war is forcing these families to find a home somewhere […]

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Colombian students doubt peace accords

Columbian president Juan Manuel Santos signed a peace accord before the public had a chance to vote to end the war with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or the FARC (acronym in Spanish), and received a Nobel prize for ending the war. Santos held the signing ceremony before the […]

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Matthew leaves devastation in Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew powered its way through the Caribbean, leaving a mass of destruction in its wake. In Haiti alone, which was hit hardest by the storm, 280 people died in the category 4 hurricane, according to Haitian Interior Minister Francois Anick Joseph. The remainder of people died in the Dominican […]

Venezuela’s failing foreign friendships
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Venezuela’s failing foreign friendships

  Over the past few decades, falling oil prices and the overall instability of the Venezuelan government have set Venezuela into massive inflation. As Venezuela stops international trade, super markets are finding it harder to get products, hospitals are running out of medication and acquiring even basic amenities such as […]

White Helmets risk lives, aid Syria
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White Helmets risk lives, aid Syria

Over 50 bombs and mortars are dropped each day in Syria, each one destroying communities and leaving people homeless. Each time this happens, the White Helmets rush in to help people regardless of their religion or political views. The White Helmets, also referred to as the Syrian Civil Defense, is […]

Two gunman dead in Kashmir standoff
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Two gunman dead in Kashmir standoff

    Tensions deflated in Kashmir last Wednesday as the Indian military killed two Kahmiri gunmen who had taken an Indian government building. Kashmir is jointly governed by Pakistan and India, and has been a disputed territory since the regions gained independence from Great Britain in 1947. India and Pakistan […]

Russian economy declines in face of sanctions
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Russian economy declines in face of sanctions

Russia’s economy is currently declining due to the decrease in oil prices and increase in sanctions. Moscow, Russia’s capital, has become so dependent on energy sales that for each dollar the price of oil falls, Russia loses approximately $2 billion in potential sales, according to Time, a national and world […]