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Blizzard, the NBA and Apple have been influenced by the Chinese government. (Photo from the AP)

China Censors NBA, Blizzard and Several Companies

Nicholas Sack, Staff Reporter October 17, 2019

After a seven-word tweet, a national discussion has begun, prompting an informal investigation into American companies being dominated by Chinese censorship. “Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong.”...

Column: Confessions of Most Prolific Serial Killer Point yo Law Enforcement Apathy

Andrew Gilkey, World News Editor October 17, 2019

    In 2012, a pair of Louisville police officers entered a homeless shelter looking to apprehend and extradite a man connected with crimes in Los Angeles. His DNA, which was tied to several crimes in...

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Column: Yesterday’s News Today The Price of U.S. Friendship

Andrew Gilkey , World News Editor October 10, 2019

What should a nation award to allies that have done the majority of the bleeding in a war? Surely some financial support for their damaged infrastructure, a tasty weapons deal or at the very least, advocacy...

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Anti-Government protests continue in Iraq

October 10, 2019

The streets of Iraq were flooded with protestors this week who have reportedly caught the attention of the Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi’s government. The New York Times reports that throughout the...

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Peru in Constitutional Crisis

Nicholas Sack, The Carroll News October 10, 2019

Peru has been thrown into a constitutional crisis after the Peruvian president dissolved the country’s Congress which, in turn, has claimed his decision was unconstitutional. Congress then suspended...

Democrats Begin Impeachment Inquiry

TJ Lindstrom, The Carroll News October 3, 2019

“No one is above the law.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered this pointed rebuke of President Donald Trump as she announced the opening of an official impeachment inquiry. Whether or not the announcement...

Column: Yesterday’s News Today – The Troubles Part 2

Andrew Gilkey, World News Editor October 3, 2019

The border between the Republic of Ireland and North Ireland is hard to pinpoint. Unlike in the ‘States, there are no logo-riddled signs spewing state slogans over an interstate highway. If you have...

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Brexit Grinds Along After Supreme Court Ruling

Nick Sack, The Carroll News October 3, 2019

On Monday, Sept. 9, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked the Queen of the United Kingdom to suspend, or “prorogue,” Parliament for five weeks. By doing this, Johnson intended to curtail the efforts...

Column: Yesterday’s News Today

Andrew Gilkey, World News Editor September 26, 2019

The strengthening of border security has been the obsession of the Trump administration since its inception. This preoccupation with man made boundaries extends, however, even beyond the border between...

Former Tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. (Photo from AP)

Tunisian Ex-President Dies in Exile

Thomas Lindstrom, The Carroll News September 26, 2019

The former Tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali died in exile on Thursday, according to Tunisian state media. Ben Ali came to power in 1987, through a violent coup. Initially labeling himself a reformer,...

Despite Houtani Rebels claiming the attack, many in the international community blame Iran for the strike. (Photo from AP)

U.S.-Iran Tensions Rise After Oil field Attack

Nick Sack, The Carroll News September 26, 2019

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran amplified over the past few weeks due to the Trump administration claiming that Iran was behind an attack on oil reserves in Saudi Arabia. Houthi rebels in Yemen backed...

Yesterday’s News Today: Venezuela, an echo of past political strife in Latin America

Andrew Gilkey, World News Editor April 14, 2019

With a political situation that seems only to increase in violence, death and confusion, it can be hard to understand what exactly is happening in Venezuela. Though, if one steps back from the constant...

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