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ScotSkim: defiance

ScotSkim: defiance

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

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

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

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: anticipation

ScotSkim: anticipation

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

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

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

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

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: new beginnings

ScotSkim: new beginnings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

North Carolina officials order new House election Following strong evidence of election fraud, the North Carolina Board of Elections voted unanimously to hold a new election in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. Mark Harris, the Republican candidate, had used political operatives to sway ...

ScotSkim: declarations

ScotSkim: declarations

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Pelosi combats Trump’s state of emergency Following the Senate resolutions which denied President Trump the funds to build a wall and implement his border security policies, Trump has declared a state of emergency. This declaration would allow Trump to access the billions required to build the wa...

ScotSkim: backlash

ScotSkim: backlash

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Trump and O’Rourke butt heads in El Paso Former Rep. and potential Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke organized a rally in El Paso to counteract the pro-wall rally the president was having simultaneously. At his rally, O’Rourke spoke out against the wall and Trump’s overall bord...

ScotSkim: rumble

ScotSkim: rumble

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

Government fights another shutdown The clock is ticking for Congress as they enter negotiations to avoid another government shutdown. Democrats Nita Lowey of New York and Patrick Leahy of Vermont met with Republicans Kay Granger of Texas and Richard Shelby of Alabama on Feb. 11 to try and reach a ...

ScotSkim: union

ScotSkim: union

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Trump's State of the Union calls for bipartisanship After a two week delay, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address to a divided Congress on Feb. 5, 2019. In his address, Trump called for Democrats and Republicans to work together to pass laws and announced that he would be...

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