U.S. Territory Legalizes Marijuana

Lawmakers in the U.S. territory, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), have approved a bill that legalizes marijuana. It was an 18-1 vote. Lawrence Duponcheel of Sensible CNMI said in a statement: “The people of the CNMI recognize that the prohibition of marijuana has been terribly misguided and harmful, and our leaders are in touch with […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 10, 2018
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The NBA Strikes a Deal With Casino Giant MGM Resorts International

Both the NBA and WBNA have signed a deal with MGM Resorts International regarding access to sports data. Sports betting across the U.S. is branching out of Las Vegas and this deal is a win for the casino giant and the basketball leagues. MGM will pay the leagues for the data and will use the […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 2, 2018
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New York State Bans Charter Cable Provider

The State of New York has decided that they no longer want any part of one of the largest cable providers in the United States, Spectrum. New Yorkers feel that “this is pretty radical,” says Aija Leiponen, a professor of applied economics at Cornell University. “I’ve never heard of such a thing”. The State and […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 1, 2018
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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces Extradition

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been living in the Ecuador Embassy in London since June 29th, 2012. Assange’s legal team is preparing for the possibility of a U.S. trial because the journalist faces extradition. The Ecuadorian government hopes to schedule Assange’s exit as soon as possible and the Australian-born writer faces a harsh penalty […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 1, 2018
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JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Starting a New Airline

The founder of JetBlue Airways, David Neeleman, bought 60 Airbus A2220-300 commercial jets and is starting a new airline. The 60 planes cost him $5.4 billion and Neeleman plans on launching the airline by 2021. Neeleman issued the following statement: “After years of U.S. airline consolidation, the conditions are improving for a new generation of […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 19, 2018
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Trump Meets With Putin and Bashes the U.S. on Twitter

Today, President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and discussed many things including the 2016 election interference case. Trump yet again has used the term “Witch Hunt” and Putin seems to agree. The meeting between the two presidents last about 2-hours behind closed doors in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. People are outraged […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 17, 2018
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Dark Web Bust Uncovers Millions of Dollars

The dark web is filled with a lot of illegal activity, ranging from selling drugs to selling guns.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 40 “illicit vendors” by tracking them on the dark web. The operation was called “Operation Dark Gold” and was established by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The mission targeted illegal marketplaces […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • June 28, 2018
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What is #RedForEd about?

#RedForEd stands for the walkout initiated by K-12 educator in Arizona. It is also connected to Governor Ducey’s “20 by 2020” initiative.  By now most people are already aware of the latest trend #RedForEd inspired by the walkout organized by the teachers in Arizona. Schools are shutting down for the rest of the week for […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 26, 2018
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IRS gives the taxpayers an extension

IRS is extending its tax filing deadline because its server crashed on Tax Day. October 15 is the extended deadline for the filing of tax returns. The actual deadline to file tax forms was April 17, Tuesday. However, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced an extension for taxpayers. This leniency is because of the complications […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 19, 2018
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