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Yellow vest protest for 18 weeks straight

Andrew Gilkey, Diversions Editor

March 22, 2019

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The yellow vest protests in France have continued to cause destruction despite dwindling numbers. Demonstrations broke out March 16 on the Champs-Elysées, where protesters wreaked havoc on the luxury stores on the famous street....

Brexit date delayed by British parliament

Matthew Meyer, The Carroll News

March 22, 2019

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Supporters of the Brexit movement lost another major battle in the British Parliament last week, as three separate votes have gone against the proposed Brexit deal, for the delaying of their departure from the European Union. The...

Trump signs first veto after congressional rebuke

Madison Mooney, The Carroll News

March 22, 2019

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President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on March 15,  rejecting efforts made by Congress to block the national emergency declaration Trump made to secure funding for the U.S.-Mexico border wall. By issuing...

New Zealand shooting death toll reaches 50, burials begin

Darren Mikus, World News Editor

March 22, 2019

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The death toll in the Christchurch, New Zealand, mass shooting of worshippers in two mosques rose to 50 as relatives of those killed begin to bury the dead. Twenty-one bodies were released and identified, and are being buried...

President Trump Declares National Emergency, Court Battle Imminent

Matthew Meyer, The Carroll News

February 21, 2019

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Hopes were high after last Thursday’s Congressional session, which approved a new border security and spending bill that President Donald Trump signed on Friday to avert a second government shutdown. However, the feeling did...

44 Killed in Kashmir Suicide Bombing

Andrew Gilkey, Diversion's Editor

February 21, 2019

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Kashmir suffered it’s deadliest terrorist attack in 30 years this week. The death toll has risen to 44 as tensions mount between Pakistan and India. A Kashmiri insurgent named Adil Ahmad Dar drove a van filled with explos...

French ambassador to Italy recalled as relations sour

Matthew Meyer, The Carroll News

February 13, 2019

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The French Foreign Ministry recalled “for consultations” its ambassador to Italy from the capital city of Rome on Feb. 7. The unexpected move comes amid times of growing tensions between the United States and Russia. The...

European countries agree to trade with Iran, skirt U.S.

Madison Mooney, The Carroll News

February 7, 2019

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When President Donald Trump made the decision, last year, to withdraw the U.S. from a 2015 international nuclear accord with Iran and threatened to impose heavy sanctions on any country that violates these sanctions, Germany,...

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