Former Pirate Sean Rodriguez involved in fiery car accident

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


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Sean Rodriguez, former Pittsburgh Pirates utility infielder, and his family were involved in a deadly car crash on Saturday afternoon in Miami, Florida. Their car was T-boned by a stolen police car in West Miami around 1:45 p.m. The driver of the police cruiser sideswiped a Honda Civic before losing...

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto Responds to Trump’s Wall Proposal

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


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Over the past few months, Presidential candidate and now President Donald Trump had been proposing a to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. His plans however included forcing Mexico to pay for the wall; however, last Wednesday evening Mexico finally released an official statement on the issue. Mexican...

Puppies Rescued After an Avalanche in Italy

Puppies Rescued After an Avalanche in Italy

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


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This past week a hotel in Italy's Gran Sasso mountain was nearly entirely buried due to an avalanche. The search came to a close in the past few days with 29 deaths and 11 rescues, not including the three Abruzzo Sheepdogs. Reporters informed that at least four children were among the survivors. The...

El Chapo Being Extradited to the U.S. to Face Life in Prison

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, is facing life in U.S. prison for his life-long criminal career. The drug lord runs the largest cartel group in the world and has notoriously escaped Mexican prison twice. He arrived in court on Friday in Brooklyn, pleading not guilty to overseeing...

US sending stealth planes to Japan in effort to relieve tension

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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The US Navy is reportedly sending aircraft equipped with stealth technology to Japan as tensions increase between China and Japan. The E-2D Advance Hawkeye airborne control aircraft will deploy to a Marine Corps station in Iwakuni in February. The E-2D is equipped with the A/N-APY radar system,...

Drug-resistant superbug cause for concern in US

Drug-resistant superbug cause for concern in US

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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A new case study has revealed a “nightmare bacteria” resistant to every available antibiotic, according to a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The resistant class of bacterium, called CREs (short for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae) have evo...

Texas High School Cheerleaders in Bus Accident After Playoff Game

Texas High School Cheerleaders in Bus Accident After Playoff Game

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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In Iraan, Texas, a high school football team was struck with unfortunate tragedy as a bus full of cheerleaders crashed after the football team's dramatic state quarterfinals win. Six cheerleaders went home with their parents, and six others boarded a small bus that did not have seat belts. The bus...

North Dakota protesters have frozen progress on pipeline installation

North Dakota protesters have frozen progress on pipeline installation

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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Over the past six years, Sunoco Logistics have been responsible for over 203 crude oil leaks, a statistic that is higher than any of its competitors. Some news sources and individuals find it's unreasonable for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe to be protesting the installation of the Dakota Access pipeline...

Harmful Effects of Vaping Beginning to Emerge

Harmful Effects of Vaping Beginning to Emerge

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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Many people have turned to vaping over the past several years as an alternative to tobacco products, but new toxicology reports suggest that electronic cigarettes may not be as healthy as they appear. Vaping, the process of inhaling and exhaling water vapor produced by an electronic cigarette or similar...

Paris Bans Driving to Cut Down on Pollution

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

December 10, 2016


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Paris recently instated a temporary ban against cars driving with an odd numbered license plate to cut down on pollution. On Tuesday, December 6, cars driving through Paris, France, were fined as punishment as the city pushed to decrease the amount of pollution which notoriously surrounds the famed city...

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