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East Coast slammed by natural disasters

East Coast slammed by natural disasters

September 1, 2011


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From the unexpected earthquake to the flooding hurricane, the East Coast of the United States has been struck by various amounts of damaging natural disasters in August. On August 23 in Mineral, Virgina, a record 5.8 magnitude struck the East Coast, rattling citizens of almost all the New Engl...

Preacher predicts new judgement day

Preacher predicts new judgement day

May 24, 2011


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The same preacher who wrongly predicted the end of the world would come on May 21 has now announced a new date of total detonation. Last week, Harold Camping, a California preacher, predicted that the world would come to an end this past Saturday. However, not even one catastrophic happened on...

LAPD arrested suspects in beating of Giants fan

LAPD arrested suspects in beating of Giants fan

May 22, 2011


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According to the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles detectives have taken into custody a suspect in the beating of Giant's fan Bryan Stow outside the Dodgers Stadium in March. On March 31, Stow, 42, was walking through the Dodgers Stadium parking lot with a few friends after the Dodgers-Giants opening...

President Obama confirms Bin Laden’s death

President Obama confirms Bin Laden’s death

May 1, 2011


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(UPDATED, 12:30AM PST) - Osama bin Laden's body has been buried at sea. WASHINGTON (8:45PM PST) - President Obama made an unscheduled announcement to the US late Sunday night. Osama Bin Laden's death was first reported by CNN's John King late Sunday night. He also reported that he has been ki...

President Obama expected to address nation shortly about Osama Bin Laden’s death.

President Obama expected to address nation shortly about Osama Bin Laden’s death.

May 1, 2011


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(UPDATE, 8:44PM PST): Obama concludes his announcement. (UPDATE, 8:40PM PST): President Obama confirms Osama Bin Laden's death to the nation. Obama said Bin Laden was killed by US agents in Pakistan. "Justice has been done," Obama said. (UPDATE, 8:36PM PST) - President Obama's speech began an hou...

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

April 10, 2011


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[media-credit name="Creative Commons" align="alignleft" width="251"] After receiving your permit, the next thing on your mind is to get your license. Though, there are a few steps you have to take before you can drive alone. Driving lessons are not only mandatory before you take your license test, but ...

Tahoe: best snow in 40 years, and what it means for the rest of California

Tahoe: best snow in 40 years, and what it means for the rest of California

April 4, 2011


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As was apparent a few weeks ago in Belmont, and every where else in the bay area, precipitation in California is anything but lacking. Record-breaking systems are passing not only throughout the coastal regions of the Golden State, but also the mountainous inland areas and Lake Tahoe resorts. Just as...

Guiness World Record: Longest Wave Surfed

Guiness World Record: Longest Wave Surfed

March 25, 2011


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An incredible feat of athleticism was performed when 13 time Panamanian surfing champion Gary Saavedra set a Guinness World Records for longest time and distance surfed on open water. The previous record was held by England's Steve King who surfed for one hour, six minutes back in 2006. Saavedra set...

Fourth Japanese nuclear power plant erupts

Fourth Japanese nuclear power plant erupts

March 14, 2011


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SOMA, Japan -- On Tuesday, more radiation is gushing from damaged reactors at a nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan. Yukio Edano, Chief Cabinet Secretary, said that a fourth reactor was on fire and more radiation was released. Naoto Kan, Prime Minister, warned residents that there are mor...

What is Lent?

What is Lent?

March 10, 2011


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[media-credit id=41 align="aligncenter" width="224"][/media-credit] Lent is largely a Catholic belief but other religions such as Protestant tend to celebrate it as well. ?Although Lent varies between each person, it is a time when people fast starting on ash Wednesday. The fasting lasts for 40 days and it...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

March 7, 2011


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[media-credit id=11 align="alignleft" width="225"][/media-credit] Women have received international recognition for 100 years during Women's Day held each year on March 8. The first recorded National Women's Day in the United States was held in 1909 and continued to be celebrated on the last Sunday...

The conspiracies of the Denver airport

The conspiracies of the Denver airport

March 3, 2011


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The new Denver airport was built in 1995 despite the fact that Denver, Colorado already had a perfectly fine airport, Stapleton. Stapleton was closed soon after the new airport was built to reduce competition. The new airport has less runways and less gates than the previous airport, and it contains...

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