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Aftermath of the Afghan Exodus and What’s Left

Effective August 31, 2021, the U.S. and NATO forces have officially left Afghanistan, leaving the country back in the Taliban’s hands. Taliban celebrated their victory and return to power. That being said, the U.S. still has some homework left over. There are still Americans in Afghanistan. Out of the 250,000 Afghan folks that assisted the […]

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Hurricane Ida leaves Louisiana in Ruins; moves up to Mississippi as a Tropical Storm

When Hurricane Ida made landfall in New Orleans on Sunday, September 29, it was officially a Category 4 hurricane, with wind speeds up to 150 mph. With it came reported downed power lines, levee failures and flooding, along with collapsed buildings and residents being trapped on rooftops. Currently, more than 1 million households are without […]

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Death Sentence of Arsonist that Killed 9 SC Church Parishioners Affirmed

Dylann Roof, the individual behind the 2015 massacre at a historic African American church in Charleston, South Carolina, was convicted and sentenced to death. He appealed the sentence. On Wednesday, a federal appeals court upheld the conviction and the death sentence. It was a unanimous decision from a three-judge panel, which affirmed the trial judge’s […]

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Covid and Different Fortunes: Prison or Millionaire

A Pennsylvanian woman was sentenced to jail due to her coughing and spitting on foods at a local supermarket while claiming to have the coronavirus. Margaret Ann Cirko (37) had pleaded guilty in June to a felony count of making bomb threats. She regretted and apologized for her actions in court on Tuesday but has […]

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Al-Qaeda Congratulates the Taliban Day after Taliban’s Denouncement

The Taliban recently submitted an official statement denouncing their links with all Al-Qaeda groups and promised that Al-Qaeda would not be present in Afghanistan or pose a threat to the U.S.; however, a day after this announcement, Al-Qaeda’s South Asian branch congratulated the Taliban on the military victory on a statement on Monday. The announcement […]

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Tropical Storm Henri to Strengthen to Hurricane Category 1

Tropical Storm Henri is currently making its way up the east coast and plans to be upgraded to Hurricane Category 1 by Friday night. Those on the northeastern U.S. and Atlantic Canada is watching the storm intently, as by the time Henri arrives, it’ll be a hurricane. There are risks of storm surge, wind, and […]

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T-Mobile’s Massive Data Breach: The Extent and Scope

On Wednesday, T-Mobile announced that it had been exposed to a massive data breach, which while less than the 100 million records, remains staggeringly large in number nonetheless. Investigation is still ongoing, but the company confirmed that records of over 40 million former or prospective customers that had applied for credit and 7.8 million postpaid […]

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US leaving Afghanistan, China staying

As the Taliban closed in on Kabul, China has contacted the Taliban to seek the guarantee of safety for its citizens still in Afghanistan; for example, the Chinese embassy in Kabul has reported that it intends to remain in Kabul and had contacted the Taliban, stating that it was trusting Taliban’s declaration that it would […]

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Taliban’s Fast Take Over of Afghanistan leads to Conflicts and Confusions

After 9/11 in 2001, under the presidency of G. W. Bush, the United States began the “War on Terror” with the goal of defeating Al-Qaeda and the Taliban. The US troops entered Afghanistan to retaliate against terrorists who used several US aircrafts to kill thousands of U.S. citizens and take down the Twin Towers in […]

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Britney Spears Gains Freedom From Her Father’s Grip

Jamie Spears, Britney Spears’ father filed documents in Los Angeles Supreme Court agreeing to step down from his position as the conservator of his daughter, reported Britney Spears’ estate on Thursday. The entire country has called for him to step down from his position as conservator of Britney Spears (39), as the superstar had yet […]