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  • El Chapo extradition approved by Mexico

    ‘El Chapo’ is being extradited to the United States

    The Mexican government on Friday announced that it has approved the extradition of Sinaloa cartel chief Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. The initial request was made by the US government last year. According to the Mexican Foreign Ministry’s announcement, Guzmán was notified that Mexico had agreed to the request. He will be processed by the federal district court […]

  • Donald Trump says he knows who blew up EgyptAir

    Donald Trump says he can ‘practically guarantee’ who blew up EgyptAir flight

    Donald Trump believes he knows who blew up the EgyptAir flight that investigators are still examining. On Friday morning, Trump said he could “practically guarantee” who “blew up” the plane, that was traveling from Paris to Cairo on Thursday morning. While the cause of the crash has not yet been determined, investigators said terrorism seems […]

  • Donald Trump final exam test question

    A final-exam question about Donald Trump got this teacher suspended

    Florida public school teacher Malik Leigh was suspended from their post at Palm Beach Lakes High School (PBL) after they asked what an administrator called an inappropriate question about Donald Trump on a final-exam Palm Beach Post columnist Andrew Marra reported that the teacher placed the following question on a final exam: If a Donald Trump […]

  • Donald Trump has campaign regrets

    Donald Trump talks about his ‘regrets’ with Fox’s Megyn Kelly

    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump recently sat down with Fox News host Megyn Kelly and admitted that he had “regrets” about brutal remarks he made during his campaign. Trump throughout his campaigning has attacked war hero Senator John McCain, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, and even Ted Cruz’s wife Heidi and Kelly herself. Trump […]

  • Chinese steel is under attack by US officials

    US duties on Chinese steel just increased by 500%

    Duties on Chinese steel have increased by 500% after a spat between the US and China on Wednesday led to a quick increase in the cost of importing the product. Chinese cold-rolled steel is used to make appliances, cars, and electric motors. The cost of importing the steel occurred following a ruling by the US […]

  • Ivanka Trump says Donald Trump isnt a groper

    Ivanka Trumps says her dad isn’t a ‘groper’

    Ivanka Trump has responded to a New York Times story that detailed extensive allegations of workplace sexism by her father. In an interview with CBS that aired on Wednesday, Ivanka Trump said the Times report was “disturbing” and then she challenged a claim that Donald Trump groped one of his employees. “I’m not in every interaction my […]

  • Verizon Strike and the Obama administration

    Obama administration steps in to help end Verizon strike

    The Obama administration has stepped in to help negotiation terms in the Verizon strike that has lasted for more than a month. US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said the leaders of the unions that walked off the job on April 13 have agreed “to return to the bargaining table on Tuesday” with Verizon executives “to […]

  • Transporation Security Administration

    Airports all over the US are close to revolting against the TSA

      The Transporation Security Administration, more commonly referred to as the TSA, is facing a revolt by some of the country’s biggest and most traveled airports. Airports in New York and New Jersey have threatened in the last week to replace the US government agency with private contractors. Both airports say “abysmal” performance from the […]

  • The Panama Papers

    The full Panama Papers database is going live today

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is preparing to release a massive database of files on Monday, May 9. The data, dubbed the “Panama Papers” reveals how some of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful people hide their money. The database, opening to the public today, features data from more than 200,000 companies, trusts, foundations, […]

  • Bathroom Law federal battle in North Carolina

    NC Governor Pat McCrory sues Obama over challenge to bathroom law

    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice in a bid to preserve the state’s controversial “bathroom” law. The lawsuit arrives less than a week after the Obama administration said the policy violates the civil rights of transgender people. McCrory filed the lawsuit after Obama told the state’s officials […]