EU Approves Aid to Iran to Offset US Sanctions

Source: The Hill, Reuters UK  The European Union has agreed to appropriate 19 million euros to Iran to help offset the impact of sanctions imposed by the United States. The announcement is part of the bloc’s effort to support the nuclear agreement that United States President Donald Trump abandoned in May of 2018; it is part of a wider package of […]

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Deadly Earthquake Hits Japan

Source: BBC, Al Jazeera  A powerful earthquake has hit Hokkaido in northern Japan, damaging towns and cutting power to millions across the island. Three reactors at the Tamari nuclear plant were running on backup generators, and landslides were triggered in a dense forest on the mountainside of a rural town, covering homes. One day after the quake, some 1.6 […]

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Hurrican Lane Poses Massive Threat to Hawaii

Source: CNN, The Washington Post  Hurricane Lane, a dangerous, Category 4 storm, is pushing closer to Hawaii. The islands have already begun to experience excessive amount of rainfall, exceeding 30 inches in some places, and waves as high as 25 feet tall are beginning to crash down on the south side of the state. The resulting flooding […]

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President Trump Signs Order to Stop Family Separation Border Policy

Source: NBC On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 20th, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on immigration in the Oval Office of the White House. He, along with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Vice President Mike Pence have received extreme pressure from members of both major American parties. The signed order is […]

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