Category Archives: The World

Indonesia’s Relief Effort

On September 28, 2018, a deadly tsunami and earthquake hit Palu, Indonesia. Thousands of people were killed as well as numerous people were injured. The tsunami destroyed houses and buildings, making people be dramatically affected. People had no choice but to sleep on the streets because they had nowhere else to go. A vast relief effort is in progress to help rehabilitate so much of what was lost. Many people are trying to come together to help and support this tragic disaster that took place. Organizations are trying to aid with helping people and providing supplies all at the same time. Continue reading Indonesia’s Relief Effort

Gender-Reveal Party Gone Wrong Causes Massive Arizona Wildfire

A gender-reveal party in Arizona on Friday went seriously wrong and caused a massive wildfire in the Coronado National Forest.

37-year-old Border Patrol Agent, Dennis Dickey, started the wildfire after he filled a target with powder that would burst either pink or blue when shot with his rifle. When filling the target Dickey added Tannerite, a substance that is highly explosive. Officials said that when he fired his rifle, the blast sent sparks in the surrounding dry brush and started the fire. He immediately tried to put it out but was unsuccessful.

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Elon Musk’s Green Idea for Public Transit

Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has recently finished his first stretch of the Loop transportation system. The system, located in Los Angeles, is aimed at reducing traffic emission by promoting clean, efficient public transit in the form of a tunnel loop system. It will take passengers, in their own cars or pods, under the city to bypass traffic. Musk has aimed to make a 2.7 mile loop in busy West Los Angeles but is driving to create a 60 mile loop, which will set it at the longest subway type system in the US thus far. Continue reading Elon Musk’s Green Idea for Public Transit

North & South Korea Begin To Disarm Border

          Earlier this week, both North and South Korea began efforts to disarm all land mines located across a crucial segment of the Demilitarized Zone.

          This news comes after the lastest Korean Summit, when figureheads Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un met in Pyongyang. There, both the North & South Koreas came to an agreement to “halt all hostile acts” against one another, while also removing threats of war. Continue reading North & South Korea Begin To Disarm Border

1 Year Anniversary of the Biggest Shooting in US History

It has been a year since Las Vegas experienced the biggest mass shooting in modern American History. During the closing night of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, Jason Aldean’s set came to a sudden halt when random and continuous gunshots were heard in the venue. It was later discovered that this open fire was coming from a 32nd floor window of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.  Continue reading 1 Year Anniversary of the Biggest Shooting in US History

What the Korean Summit Means to America

As most Americans know, On June 12th this year President Trump went to North Korea for the first summit meeting between the leaders of the United States of America and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. A large outcome of the meeting came from Leader Kim who had apparently, as Trump stated in a Tweet, “agreed to allow Nuclear inspections, subject to final negotiations, and to permanently dismantle a test site and launch pad in the presence of international experts.” Since the historic meeting, further denuclearization progress have remained stalled. No real forward progress has been made, but since the summit negotiations between the US and North Korea has stirred up. One question remains, will offers from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un be enough to convince the U.S. to meet his demands? Continue reading What the Korean Summit Means to America

Maryland Shooting Leaves 3 Dead & 3 Wounded

Thursday, September 20th a drugstore distribution in Harford County was shot up around 9 am; about the same time the workers gathered in the cafeteria to eat. It was thought that the location was secure at the Rite Aid support facilities, where there is roughly 1,000 employees. People were shot from the outside and the shooter made her way to the inside to take more victims of the facility. This center is where produce is received and delivered. The shooting took place near the front of the primary building a.k.a. the Liberty Support Facility which is where the deliveries took place.Image result for maryland shooting 2018 snochia mosley

The incident was said to be caused by a dispute between the shooter and a coworker. Workers claim they were arguing after a town hall meeting had took place, and it quickly escalated. Witnesses also told officials she didn’t have a particular target and that she just ‘shot to shoot.’ Continue reading Maryland Shooting Leaves 3 Dead & 3 Wounded