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Briefly speaking – week of 4/17

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

4 days ago

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Global Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced a bill April 13 that would legalize recreational marijuana use. If the bill passes, Canada will be the second country, after Uruguay, to completely legalize marijuana....

Briefly speaking — week of 3/27

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

March 31, 2017

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Global The United Kingdom formally began its withdrawal from the European Union on Wednesday. The two-year process comes with multiple obstacles, including future trade deals between the United Kingdom and the EU and the pos...

Briefly speaking — Week of 3/20

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

March 30, 2017

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Global British police made “significant arrests” on Friday in their investigation of the attacker accused of perpetrating a knife attack and vehicle rampage through London. The 52-year-old attacker is guilty of previous small-t...

Briefly speaking – week of 3/13

Megan Shankle, Editor-in-chief

March 17, 2017

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  Global Syria fired anti-aircraft missiles Friday at Israeli jets that were returning to base after bombing areas of central Syria. An Israeli military spokesman said the jets had already returned to Israeli airsp...

Briefly speaking — Week of 2/20

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

February 24, 2017

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Global Bao Bao, the American-born panda who has spent her life in the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., was moved to her new home in Southwest China on Thursday. This was done in compliance with an agreement with China that all ...

Briefly speaking — week of 2/13

Megan Shankle, Editor-in-chief

February 17, 2017

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Global Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has started a campaign meant to persuade the United Kingdom to reconsider their decision to leave the European Union, claiming that citizens deserved to know the terms of Brexit whe...

Briefly speaking — week of 2/6

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

February 10, 2017

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Global The city of Falluja, Iraq seems at risk of being recaptured by the Islamic State after Iraqi forces took the city from them in May 2016. Both American and Iraqi security officials worry that the Shiite government can't...

Briefly speaking — week of 1/30

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

February 3, 2017

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Global A French soldier shot a knife-wielding man who attempted to attack security outside of the Louvre Museum on Friday. The attacker was armed with a machete and was carrying two briefcases; he started attacking upon refusa...

Briefly Speaking — week of 1/23

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

January 27, 2017

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Global In southern Chile, more than 90 fires have burned through 180,000 hectares of land in one of the country’s worst wildfires in recent history. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet declared a state of emergency last w...

Briefly Speaking — week of 1/16

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

January 20, 2017

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Global An avalanche in central Italy buried a ski resort and has left nearly 30 people missing. The avalanche is believed to be the result of four earthquakes that hit the region Wednesday. Rescue workers are still looking for ...

Briefly Speaking – week of 1/06

Megan Shankle, Editor-in-chief

January 6, 2017

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Global An earthquake measuring at a magnitude of 5.1 hit the small village of Khonj, Iran, in the early hours of Jan. 6. The earthquake killed four Afghan laborers working on nearby farms. Turkish authorities have ident...