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News Briefs: National briefs

BY MELISSA SIEGLER STAFF WRITER Keystone XL Pipeline approved in House, moves on to Senate The House of Representatives voted to pass a bill approving the Key Stone XL Pipeline on Friday, Nov. 14th. According to a Fox News article,…

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BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY STAFF WRITER Pressure on Putin at the G-20 summit Canada’s prime minister Stephen Harper told Russian president Vladimir Putin to “get out of Ukraine” at the G-20 summit Saturday in Australia. The conflict between Russia and Ukraine…

News Briefs: National News

BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY STAFF WRITER Republicans gain control of Congress The midterm election on Nov. 4th was a victory for the Republicans as they gained control of the Senate and enhanced their majority in the House to the largest number…

News Briefs: International news

BY MELISSA SIEGLER STAFF WRITER Drug cartel confesses to the mass murder of missing college students Members of a Mexican drug cartel have confessed to killing and burning the bodies of the 43 college students who went missing on September…

News Briefs: National news

BY MELISSA SIEGLER STAFF WRITER Autopsy of Michael Brown supports officer’s story Following the autopsy of Michael Brown, authorities say that the majority of the evidence corroborates Officer Wilson’s account of this controversial shooting, a Washington Post article indicated. The…

News Briefs: International News

BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY STAFF WRITER More details on Canadian gunman emerge Muslim leaders said Friday that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the Canadian man who shot and killed a soldier and then invaded Parliament, had criticized his Vancouver mosque for being too liberal.…

News Briefs: National news

BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY STAFF WRITER Obama discusses travel ban to West Africa In his weekly address Saturday, President Obama re-iterated his opposition to implementing a travel ban on West Africa to control the spread of Ebola, according to a Fox…

News Briefs: International News

BY MELISSA SIELGER STAFF WRITER Ex-Iraqi pilots are reportedly training ISIS militants The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that ex-Iraqi fighter pilots are training ISIS militants to fly three war planes that were captured from a Syrian air…

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BY MELISSA SIEGLER STAFF WRITER Supreme Court denies appeals to ban gay marriage in several states On Monday, October 6, appeals from five states looking to ban gay marriage were denied by the Supreme Court, therefore legalizing it in those…