DNC warns Dems about Huawei, ZTE

Huawei, ZTE face more backlash The Democratic National Committee told Democrats not to use technology from Chinese-based smartphone manufacturers Huawei or ZTE. The DNC learned that an organization close to the party had considered purchasing ZTE phones for its democrats, which sparked the warning sign. They are the most recent organization to denounce the legitimacy […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 6, 2018
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China will implement more tariffs

Tit-for-tat escalates China announced on Friday that it will implement up to 25 percent tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods if President Trump follows through with his plan of taxing $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The move is the latest in a tit-for-tat standoff between the two countries. Tariffs have been increasing […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 3, 2018
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Libya oil field halts production after kidnapping

OPEC continues to struggle with oil production Several workers were abducted from the Sharara oil field, Libya’s biggest, so authorities evacuated many employees and shut down most of the field on Sunday. According to the National Oil Corporation, the oil field’s output will fall by roughly 160,000 barrels a day – almost half of their […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 17, 2018
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Mining mogul sentenced to 30 years in prison

Batista booked Eike Batista, a Brazilian oil and mining mogul, was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Tuesday after paying over $16 million in bribes. Moreover, Federal Judge Marcelo Bretas found Batista guilty of bribing Rio de Janeiro governor Sérgio Cabral to secure contracts with the state. Consequently, Judge Bretas sentenced Cabral to prison-time […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 10, 2018
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China’s stock market in shambles after tariff threats

Looming trade war troubles China China’s stock took a massive blow on Tuesday after President Trump amidst fear of a trade war with the United States. Over a thousand stocks fell by more than 10%, and the Shanghai Composite Index dropped below 3,000 – its lowest point since 2016. Following confirmation of President Trump’s announcement […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 20, 2018
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Starbucks’s new policy towards non-paying customers

Starbucks’s new policy allows non-paying customers to sit in their cafes and use their restrooms. A video centered on two African American men in a Starbucks in Philadelphia spiraled out of control on the internet. It caught world-wide attention not long ago. The two men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, were seen to be ushered […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • May 23, 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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Climate Change Affects the Timing of Natural Processes

Global warming is becoming more concerning by the minute. Climate change has made an impact on the timing of natural processes. One of the most pressing issues in this generation is the negative impact that capitalism has towards the environment. To start off, there is a significant number of people out there who believes the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 17, 2018
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FDA Bans the Sales of Bulk Concentrated Caffeine Products

Powdered caffeine has caused caffeine overdose in the past – leading to the loss of precious lives. The FDA has banned the sales of bulk caffeine products in powdered and liquid form. Four years ago, there was an uproar over the death of a prom king in Ohio. Logan Stiner, who at the time of […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 16, 2018
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