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ScotSkim: debate

ScotSkim: debate

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019


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New abortion law directly challenges Roe v. Wade On May 15, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law the most extreme abortion ban in the country. The law completely outlaws abortion at every stage of pregnancy and threatens to punish doctors with a sentence of up to 99 years in jail if they're found pe...

ScotSkim: dismay

ScotSkim: dismay

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


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President Trump's tax records show he lost over a billion dollars A New York Times investigation revealed that President Donald Trump lost $1.17 billion in business losses. The investigation, which involved federal tax returns, was published on Wednesday and revealed that the losses occurred between ...

ScotSkim: resistance

ScotSkim: resistance

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


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Steve Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns On Monday, the Treasury Department said that it would not release President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress; this defies the request made by House Democrats. Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary, wrote that the request for the tax retu...

ScotSkim: defiance

ScotSkim: defiance

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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North Korea tests a new weapon According to a report from the country's state media, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test" on Wednesday. The report did not state what type of weapon was tested or its range. According to U.S. Department of Defen...

ScotSkim: damage

ScotSkim: damage

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


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Notre-Dame Cathedral scarred by extensive fire Notre-Dame Cathedral was heavily damaged by a fire on Monday night that caused part of its delicate spire to collapse, as well as the roof. The fire filled the skies of Paris with smoke. It broke out around 6:30 p.m. and 400 firefighters have been dep...

ScotSkim: demise

ScotSkim: demise

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


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Nipsey Hussle shot to death Respected community leader and rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot to death on March 31, 2019. Hussle was shot outside of his store, Marathon Clothing, in Crenshaw. A suspect, Eric Holder, was arrested and charged with murder two days after Hussle's death. Hussle was an e...

ScotSkim: changes

ScotSkim: changes

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


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Father of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide Another person with a connection to a mass shooting has committed suicide. Jeremy Richman killed himself in his office on Monday, March 25. His daughter, Avielle Richman, was one of the 20 children killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary School s...

ScotSkim: anticipation

ScotSkim: anticipation

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019


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Mueller report is complete, findings are still unknown After months of expectation, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has delivered his report to Attorney General William P. Barr on his investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 election, according to the Justice Department. This rep...

ScotSkim: challengers

ScotSkim: challengers

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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Beto O'Rourke joins the presidential race Former congressman and Senate candidate from Texas, Beto O'Rourke, has joined the crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020. O'Rourke's candidacy had been the source of much speculation and rumors until his official announcement on March 14. O...

ScotSkim: fate

ScotSkim: fate

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019


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Plane crash leaves 157 people dead An Ethiopian jetliner headed toward Nairobi, Kenya crashed shortly after takeoff on March 10. There were 157 people on board of 35 different nationalities, including eight Americans. Shortly before the crash, the pilot sent out a distress signal and was give...

ScotSkim: charges

ScotSkim: charges

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


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Sacramento police refuse to press charges in the death of Stephon Clark On March 1, 2019, the Sacramento County District Attorney, Anne Marie Schubert, announced that no charges would be filed against the officers involved in the shooting death of Stephon Clark. In March of 2018, officers responde...

ScotSkim: reckoning

ScotSkim: reckoning

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019


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Michael Cohen testifies in front of Congress Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, testified in front of the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Cohen claimed that Trump had directed him to lie about hush money payments, that Trump had lied to the public about business...

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