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Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

UPDATE: Georgia’s Special Election Back in March, Election Central brought you a look at the hotly-contended congressional special election race in Georgia’s 6th district, and at Jon Ossoff, the 30-year-old Democrat who seemed poised to take a seat that has not gone to a Democrat since the Carter administration. Last Wednesday night’s special election, however, […]

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Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Brexit Officially Underway On March 29, British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50, the official plan for any country that wants to leave the European Union (EU). The British government will also enact a Great Repeal Bill, which will end the rule of EU law in Britain. Once Article 50 is triggered, the […]

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Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

“Wiretapping” Scandal Intensifies On March 4, President Trump sent out a tweet accusing former President Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower in the days leading up to the election. Since then, however, Trump has provided no evidence of his claim, and has avoided reporters’ questions about his accusation. President Obama denied any such activity. The FBI […]

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Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Trump Meets with Prime Minister May Last Friday, President Trump held his first meeting and news conference with a foreign leader, British Prime Minister Theresa May. May, a conservative, took office after the British voted in favor of “Brexit,” or the withdrawal of Britain from the European Union (EU). During the press conference, President Trump […]

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Posted by on Jan 28, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

It’s Good to be Bored? What do you do when you find yourself with five or ten minutes of unexpected free time? Chances are, you reach for your phone to message a friend or scroll through social media. But research is beginning to show that the over-stimulation brought on by this technology habit is having […]

Brexit: What Does It All Mean?

Brexit: What Does It All Mean?

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Top Stories, World | No Comments

Last week, the people of the United Kingdom went to the polls and voted 52% to 48% in favor of leaving the European Union. It is being called Brexit (for British Exit). The news is causing quite a stir around the world, as leaders and experts gather to determine what comes next. This week, we […]

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Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Shooting in San Bernardino On December 2, married couple Syed Rizwan Frook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 people and injured 21 others in San Bernardino, California, an area not far from Los Angeles. The target of the attack was Frook’s place of employment—the San Bernardino Department of Public Health—where around 80 co-workers were engaged in a […]

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Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

U.S. Embassy Reopens in Cuba Last year, President Obama announced the end to a decades-old foreign policy with Cuba. Since then, there has been much speculation over what actions might follow. On August 14, the American embassy in Havana formally reopened. The occasion was marked with a ceremony in which Secretary of State John Kerry […]

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Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

United Kingdom Election On May 4, the people of the United Kingdom participated in new parliamentary election. Within the Parliament is the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The House of Commons is made up of 650 members representing constituencies (geographic areas). Some of the political parties in the country are: Conservative, Labour, […]

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“Perfect Storm” of Factors Paralyzes Atlanta A week after the Northeastern part of the United States was hit with its latest polar vortex chill, the Southern states experienced their own rare weather phenomenon. A two-inch snowfall in Atlanta, Georgia caused massive gridlock on the city’s highways, leaving thousands of motorists stranded in their cars and […]