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President of South Korea impeached
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President of South Korea impeached

South Korean President Park Geun-hye was accused of a corruption scandal that led to the first impeachment in the country’s history. President Park, impeached with a vote of 234 to 56 by lawmakers in South Korea’s National Assembly, had plans to stay in office until February 2018. She is currently […]

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Students respond to Trump administration

  Numerous riots and anti-Trump protests broke out in cities across the nation after the election. Many feel Donald Trump is not fit to be President.  At John Brown University, students shared these sentiments, but the consensus was hardly uniform. Cristopher Proveda, a junior business major from Nicaragua, said that […]

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 […]