[21 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
UAE plane has crash landing in Russia

Sarah Spiel, WHRW News
According to the New York Times, early Saturday, a Boeing 737-800 plane from the United Arab Emirates crashed while trying to land at the airport in Rostov-on-Don, a city in Southern Russia. All 55 passengers and 7 crew members on the flight from Dubai were killed.
The governor of the Rostov region blames strong winds for causing the crash as gusts of wind reached 43 miles per hour at the time of the crash there has also said to be light rain. But, an investigation on the official …

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[4 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Sarah Spiel, WHRW News
According to the U.S. News and World Report, this past Saturday many people gathered in Washington DC, right outside the White House, for a “smoke-in” as opposed to a “sit-in”.
Attendees of this event, which the DC Cannabis Campaign has named “Reschedule 420,” urged President Barack Obama to take action during his remaining time in office to reschedule marijuana- to allow greater research into its medicinal purposes and to pardon those jailed for marijuana related offenders.
Apparently only two people were detained by police and both received only $25 public consumption …

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[21 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

Sarah Spiel, WHRW News
According to the New York Times, early Saturday, a Boeing 737-800 plane from the United Arab Emirates crashed while trying to land at the airport in Rostov-on-Don, a city in Southern Russia. All 55 passengers and 7 crew members on the flight from Dubai were killed.
The governor of the Rostov region blames strong winds for causing the crash as gusts of wind reached 43 miles per hour at the time of the crash there has also said to be light rain. But, an investigation on the official …

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[29 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

Sarah Spiel, WHRW News
This past Saturday the Ku Klux Klan was holding what they described as a “white lives matter” protest when roughly 30 anti-Klan protesters attacked the six Klan supporters immediately after they got out of their car. It is believed that these anti-Klan protestors came to the park intending to attack the Klansmen.
Seven people were awaiting charges on Sunday in connection with the melee at the Ku Klux Klan rally. A melee is a confused hand-to-hand fight for those of you who don’t know.
The police said they were …

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[22 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

Sarah Spiel, WHRW News
According to CBS News, Kesha, a popular music artist who has released songs such as TiK ToK and Die Young sobbed after she lost her legal battle against Sony on Friday when a judge denied her request to break her contract with her record label, Kemosabe Records (which is part of Sony). She wanted to break the contract in order to avoid working with her former producer, Dr. Luke, whom she has accused of sexual abuse.
Kesha’s allegations against Dr. Luke include

Dr. Luke once forced Kesha to “snort …

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[18 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
Pope Francis is in the news for various reasons today. Holding a press conference onboard his Alitalia flight from Mexico back to Rome today following a historic 5 day trip to Cuba and Mexico, many questions arose about his church, especially those affecting the region he had just left. One of the more important questions was about the Zika virus, which has been spreading throughout the Americas the last few months. According to various media sources (linked below), in a massive shift from Catholic policy in the …