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President Obama’s New Immigration Plan

President Obama announced on Nov. 20 that he will halt the deportation of up to 5 million people who entered the United States illegally. In his speech to the country, he said he will offer temporary protection from deportation to those who … Continue reading »

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Donald Sterling Banned For Life

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced at a New York press conference that LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling, 80,  is banned for life, fined for $2.5 million and possibly the forced sale of his team over racist comments he made to … Continue reading »

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Captain of Sunken South Korean Ferry

An arrest warrant was issued on Friday for Lee Joon Suk, the captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea – leaving an estimated 29 people dead and about 270 people, mostly students, missing. The cause … Continue reading »

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Iraq To Pass A Law That Legalized Marriage For 9-Year-Old Girls

After Iraq gained independence, a tradition of child marriage – called “fasliyah” – persisted in its rural areas. Upon their fathers’ orders, Iraqi girls were betrothed to men to resolve tribal disputes or incur favor. But in the mid-1970s, fasliyah was prohibited … Continue reading »

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