Archive for August, 2016

Teen Dies after Accident While Attempting Basketball Slam Dunk

Teen Dies after Accident While Attempting Basketball Slam Dunk

In Ohio in February, a 16-year-old junior in high school died from injuries sustained following an accident in a basketball game. Noah Lear, who was popular with students and teachers, was playing a game of pickup basketball with some friends. When Lear attempted a slam dunk, the support post snapped, causing the post, backboard, and […]

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Former Ku Klux Klan Leader Running For U.S. Senate

Former Ku Klux Klan Leader Running For U.S. Senate

  David Duke, former Grand Wizard (leader) of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana as a Republican. The KKK is a white supremacist hate group. As he announced his candidacy, Duke said, “The climate of this country has moved in my direction.” There are six other Republicans running for […]

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U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Apologizes for Lying

U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Apologizes for Lying

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has apologized for his initial version of an incident he described on NBC. Lochte said he and three of his teammates were robbed at gunpoint. The report was picked up and broadcast on many other airways. In his apology, Lochte said he should have been more “careful and candid” about his […]

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Obama’s Brother Will Vote for Trump

Obama’s Brother Will Vote for Trump

President Obama’s Kenyan half-brother, 58-year-old Malik Obama, says he will vote for Republican candidate Donald Trump. Malik is a U.S. citizen and longtime Democrat. He was best   man at his brother’s wedding and has visited him in the Oval Office. Speaking by phone from Kenya, Malik Obama (Malik) said he is unhappy with the leadership […]

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Cultural Exchange Students Exploited for Cheap Labor

Cultural Exchange Students Exploited for Cheap Labor

Some students from Jamaica and the Dominican Republic who were promised opportunities to experience American culture as they worked on jobs in the U.S. have filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of State (State Department) claiming that they were used as cheap labor for businesses in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The eleven students were […]

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