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Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigns Wednesday evening after weeks of outcry Governor Ricardo Rosselló, a Democrat and member of Puerto Rico’s pro-statehood New Progressive Party, announced his resignation Wednesday amid weeks of public outcry in response to the leak of almost 900 pages of “vulgar messages” between Governor Rosello[Read More…]

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Boris Johnson to face the challenges of Brexit after becoming the next British Prime Minister After winning the race to lead the ruling Conservative Party and become the next British Prime Minister Tuesday, Boris Johnson will be faced with one of the biggest peace-time challenges of any British Prime Minister[Read More…]

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Thousands of Puerto Rican protesters demand Governor Rosselló’s resignation Monday According to the Wall Street Journal, tens of thousands of protesters “swarmed a major highway” Monday in the latest Puerto Rican demonstration calling for Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Local media sources of the U.S. territory claim to have compared the[Read More…]

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United Kingdom ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch to resign after leaked cables According to the Wall Street Journal, Kim Darroch, a senior career diplomat and British ambassador to Washington D.C. since 2016, will resign from his position amid diplomatic controversy with President Trump. The leaked diplomatic cables that were sent[Read More…]

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President Trump’s feud with United Kingdom ambassador escalates after calling envoy Kim Darroch ‘very stupid’ Tuesday According to the Wall Street Journal, President Trump criticized Kim Darroch, a senior career diplomat and the British ambassador to Washington D.C. since 2016, for the third successive day on Tuesday, calling him “very[Read More…]

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Protests erupt in Hong-Kong Monday on handover anniversary In commemoration of Hong Kong’s return to China in 1997, hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators marched in peaceful protest on Monday. But a smaller group of activists, armed with “metal bars and makeshift battering rams,” demonstrated unpeaceful and confrontational protests when[Read More…]

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President Trump conducts meetings with both Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un this past weekend as the G20 Summit concludes The first of the two meetings came on Saturday with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Osaka, Japan amid China-U.S. economic tensions. According to the Wall[Read More…]

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Sudan’s military and civilian leaders announced Friday that they have reached an agreement to share power for just over three years until free elections are held According to the Wall Street Journal, the two sides have agreed to form a military-civilian alliance authority to govern Sudan for an interregnum period[Read More…]

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Iran says Wednesday that it will enrich uranium beyond the levels specified under the 2015 international deal  According to the Wall Street Journal, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Iran would take actions to enrich uranium to higher levels than the limit set in the 2015 Iranian Nuclear Deal,[Read More…]

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Japan has officially resumed commercial whaling in its waters again after a thirty-one year hiatus Japan announced Monday it will be immediately resuming commercial whaling after more than thirty-one years of only carrying out the practice using a loophole of international whale hunting under the banner of research. Whalers are[Read More…]